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Themes highlighted from The Taming of the Shrew

Themes highlighted from The Taming of the Shrew

Lanie Miller, Sophomore writer
May 23, 2017
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In my English class my teacher, Mrs. Birnell, had the whole class read a book depending on which English class they were planning on taking next year. Wanting to take AP English, I of course had to read Shakespeare. I read the Taming of the Shrew. Once we read the book, she told us that we would hav...

Drug Testing: Yes or No?

Olivia Salyers, Junior Writer
May 21, 2017
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All around the world people are taking drugs, and all around the world, people are overdosing on these drugs. When people think of drug overdoses, they typically don’t think of high school students, but the number of student overdoses is rapidly increasing (Thompson). This fact often brings the que...

Is the Death Penalty a Viable Form Punishment?

Is the Death Penalty a Viable Form Punishment?

Brady Johnson, Junior Writer
May 16, 2017
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The country lost twenty individuals due to the death penalty over the past year. The death penalty is administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime. The penalty can be carried out in five different ways: lethal injection, electrocution, gas chamber, firing squad, or hanging. Thirty-two sta...

My Top Ten Favorite Movies of All Time

May 11, 2017
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Bronson is my sixth favorite movie. This 2008 movie is based on the real life British prisoner Charles Salvador, A.K.A Charles Bronson. This movie revolves around Tom Hardy, who plays bronson. He gives a great performance as the mad fight crazed man. The movie did a great job of diving deeper into B...

My Top Ten Favorite Movies of All Time

Drake Hall, Senior Writer
May 9, 2017
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Gladiator is my favorite movie of all time. It has great acting and pacing and the story and dialogue are amazing. It is not tied down to just one genre. It is an action movie but it also has plenty of drama and political narrative to it. The movie stars Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius  and Joaq...

Should “Under God” Be in the Pledge?

Should “Under God” Be in the Pledge?

Holly Widner, Junior Writer
May 3, 2017
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What comes to mind when you hear the Pledge of Allegiance? A united nation? Patriotism? How about serving under a higher being other than the government? The pledge states the United States stands as one nation under God; however, the citizens see having these words as a problem in society. The words...

Me, My Dad, and Our Fishing Poles

Me, My Dad, and Our Fishing Poles

Lanie Miller, Sophomore writer
May 3, 2017
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What I’m about to say may not seem as fun or as important to some people, but it is, in many ways, both to me. Everyone is different; therefore, everyone likes spending time doing different activities, and something that I really enjoy to do is going fishing with my dad. Now, last year if someone woul...

ISIS Danger with Online Dating

ISIS Danger with Online Dating

Olivia Johnson, Senior Editor
April 28, 2017
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When people think of online dating, you think of swiping left, swiping right, dinner dates, or maybe even living happily ever after. Newsflash, there isn’t always a happy ever after, especially in the depths of the internet. Islam Mitat felt the exact opposite of happy when online dating led her to b...

Pygmy Goats Coming and Going

Pygmy Goats Coming and Going

Dixon Collins, Sophomore Writer
April 28, 2017
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     Many farmers around our county have boer goats or milk goats. Unlike many people, my grandpa, Denny Collins, has pygmy goats. Pygmy goats are short legged goats that can live in almost any climate. My grandpa started raising pygmy goats about five or six years ago because they are very easy to ...

Miller’s Merry Manor

Dixon Collins, Sophomore Writer
April 25, 2017
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     Mrs. Birnell’s English classes had the opportunity to help support the community by helping out the elderly. For the last few months, Mrs. Birnell’s classes have been working on a community service project. On Tuesday, Mrs. Birnells sixth and seventh hour classes took a trip to Miller’s Merry...

For The Girls

For The Girls

Kylie Quaglio, Senior writer
April 13, 2017
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When most people think of spring break, they think of college kids getting crazy on the beach, but drugs, booze, and boys were not part of our fun. This spring break was in the name itself, a break. With college, my future, and life right around the corner, I needed a break. This trip has been unforgettable....

Spring Break 2k17

Spring Break 2k17

Jael Forker, Senior Writer
April 12, 2017
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This Spring Break I had the chance to stay at Madeira Beach with my friends Maci Good and Kylie Quaglio. Madeira is located between St. Petersburg and Indian Shores. I loved staying at Madeira because not many people were crowding the beaches and we were in walking distance of John’s Pass. If you’...

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