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Importance of Eating Fruits and Vegetables

Tia Tarka

May 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

If you are trying to live a healthy lifestyle, eating fruits and vegetables is very important. Fruits and vegetables are a key element to a balanced diet. For a person who needs 2,000 calories a day to maintain weight and health,...

Books are better than TV

Matthew McCarthy, News Staff

April 29, 2015

Filed under Opinion

There has been a huge debate that has raged across the world since the invention of television. Which is better TV or books? First off, most people can agree that they are both equal and offer lots of good things to us. But, books wins over TV in my...

Why football is the best

Evan Clark

April 28, 2015

Filed under Opinion

In my opinion, the greatest sport is football because of the rush you get when you hit someone, you get to play offense and defense, and scoring a touchdown is like nothing else. When a man is running at you and he’s thinking...

More Sierra Students Need to Attend the School Dances!

Abby Simonton

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Every year Sierra Students complain about the school dance that Student Council puts on. Many say it’s lame and very few students attend. It’s mainly, because they hear bad rumors about the dance. Student Council plans...

Parker Days -vs- Elitches

Kelly Durkin and Kylie Scavo

April 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Parker Days or Elitches? If I had to choose I would pick Parker Days, they are more local, have the same rides, food, concerts, events, kiddyland, farmers market type booths, fun houses, and games. Unlike Elitches Parker Days...

Dress code isn’t strict enough

Mary Smart, Staff

April 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Most students say that the dress code is too strict and needs to be changed but others would have to disagree with this statement. The rules of the dress code are simple. Don’t wear revealing clothes, hats, hoods, bandanas,...

Why School Should Start Later

Chris Mariner

March 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

School should start later because of how the students are too tired to gain any progress in school. Benjamin Franklin once said, “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” The only thing that...

The Positive Health Effects of After School Activities

Abby Simonton, Staff

March 13, 2015

Filed under Health, Opinion

According to Public Agenda a non profit organization dedicated to independent public policy research, 79% of America's middle and high school students participate in activities after school and on weekends. When students choose...

Creamy or Crunchy

Jack Click

March 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

  There is a great debate in the food world still unsettled, creamy or crunchy peanut butter, honestly I think that creamy is better. First off,creamy peanut butter has more protein and vitamin E and is easier for elderly...

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