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Should food be allowed in schools?

Isaac Olsen and Damon Bell

May 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

YES - Damon Bell I think that kids should be able to snack throughout the day because it helps develop good eating habits, not having food affects concentration, and it helps kids focus and have energy so they can be produ...

Homework Needs to be Reduced

Campbell Cantalamessa

May 12, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Homework is probably the last thing kids want to do. No one has ever liked it. In fact, it causes students to be more stressed and overloaded. Homework was actually not invented to help the students learn. Instead, Italia...

More State Trips in School

Hailey Toth, editor

May 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Lots of of sports teams go to travel trips for swimming to Arizona or Chicago, hockey to Minnesota, baseball to California and more. But the schools don't go anywhere besides another one in the district. Sierra Middle School...

New Ghostbusters movie Review and Prediction

Matthew McCarthy

April 18, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

This review is my sole opinion, only based on the first trailer for the 2016 Ghostbusters movie. Thirty years after the beloved movie came out, were getting a new Ghostbusters. I guarantee that you all have seen the new trail...

Faily Brakes

Lucky Mataele, staff

April 7, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Faily Brakes is a new game that was released february 24, 2016 it is a driving game where you try to dodge trees going down a hill your brakes go out so you can't use it the game. it rated E/ everyone and it's very popular it's in t...

Sign Language Should be in Schools

Stacey Levy, Staff

March 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

American Sign Language should be offered as a foreign language in all middle and high schools. Many colleges are beginning to recognize the importance of learning ASL, but is yet to spread to the majority of middle and high sch...

Schools block social media

Aubrey Bowlus

March 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Douglas County Schools currently block social media websites on all devices that are on the wifi network. This is causing students to get angry and frustrated with the schools because they want to be able to check social medi...

The Cost of Having a Free Period

Lucky Mataele, staff

March 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

In middle school, there is one thing everybody wants: a free period. If you don't know what a free period is, it's a period that has no class. Although there can be good and bad about having a free period. Having a free pe...

Should Sierra have School Uniforms

Jonathan Baird, staff

March 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Sierra middle school should have school uniforms. they should have a school uniform because it  decreases bullying and decreases the amount of bloodshed caused by school shootings and it will reduce distractions that are not relat...

Vending Machine Opinion

Zachary Curtis, Staff

February 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Sierra Middle School should include vending machines. It will possibly will eliminate students’ hunger throughout the day. There is also a lot of benefits for both teachers and students. During the school day, students get very hun...

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