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Sierra Judges

Morgan King, news staff

February 18, 2015

Filed under Opinion

All students want is to fit in, but how can they fit in if their getting judged all the time on what they do and who they are? Each student at this school and schools all over are different, you can go anywhere see that. I...

The harm of eating meat

Carter Baker

February 17, 2015

Filed under Opinion

If you're like ninety percent of americans you most likely eat meat with almost every meal but did you know about all the harm meat can actually cause to your body and the environment. According to a study by the Harvard School...

School Stress Decreases Students Progress

Chris Mariner, staff

February 13, 2015

Filed under Opinion

School stress on students comes from the amounts of homework that they get, and the criticism from the teachers about the homework. Some pieces of homework are to much for the students to handle, especially if it’s due the da...

Late Buses

Joey Freeburg, Staff

February 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Late buses are becoming a problem, some students are stuck having to wait for the buses to pick up the Chaparral students and then pick them up, which is leaving kids and some parents concerned. As someone who does ride one...

Why Students Should Be Able To Wear Hats In School

Joey Freeburg, Staff

February 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Students should have the rights to be able to wear hats in school, just like they are able to use their phones in the hallway and lunch.   As a sierra student, I don’t understand why hats are so hard to deal with. If...

Community Service

Tia Tarka

February 5, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Doing services for your community is a great way to help it out. At Chaparral, you are required to do twenty hours of community service to graduate. You can begin to work on these hours after you graduate eighth grade. The...

Dance should be considered a sport

Kayley Moore

February 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Have you ever seen a football player do a graceful pirouette? Or a baseball player do an aerial? How about a sprinter do a perfect leg hold over their head? And hold it there. That’s right, these activities are unique to dance....

More time for breaks

Geoffrey Chessen

January 27, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The only break kids get is lunch and I think that is unfair and that kids should get more breaks.  I think kids work to hard to get only one 25 minute break during a regular school day I think they deserve two additional te...

Five Seconds of Summer: “She Looks So Perfect”

Alyssa Hurt

January 22, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Five Seconds of Summer’s new music video for ‘She Looks So Perfect’ was released February 24, 2014. Five Seconds Of Summer first formed in 2011, when members Luke Hemmings, Calum Hood, and Micheal Clifford were attendi...

Why exercise can benefit you and your body

Jake Olson, Staff

January 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Exercise is an extremely important part of everyones lives. Exercise is the best way to stay in shape throughout your life. It's the only way to build muscle and stay healthy but most people don't know all the advantages. Everyone...

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