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No More PDA!

No More PDA!

Mason Young, Senior Writer
August 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

While walking down the hallways the past couple of weeks, I have noticed a very disturbing thing: PDA is everywhere. Even though during our class meetings students were told that PDA in school is very weird, unacceptable in school, and nobody wants to see it, couples still believe they need to canoodle...

New ‘Promethean’ Boards. Good or Bad?

New ‘Promethean’ Boards. Good or Bad?

Jameson Price, Junior Editor
August 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

  Over the past few months, the school has been changing everything from wiring to classrooms. Galveston Elementary School is no longer a school, but a small part of it will be  used for other purposes such as technology and robotics, and sixth graders have been moved over to Lewis Cass Jr-Sr ...

School Starvation

School Starvation

McKayla Ramsey, Senior Writer
August 14, 2017
Filed under Courier Top Opinion Article, Opinion, Showcase

As I sit in third hour, my stomach growls loud enough for everyone to hear, but I guess this feeling is something I will have to get used to. Kids wandering the halls like zombies? “Hangry” kids sassing back at teachers? Both of these are consequences of the new “No Food” ban. I fell victim ...

Growth Mindset:

Growth Mindset:

Madilyn Hoff, Senior Writer
August 10, 2017
Filed under Courier Top Opinion Article, Opinion

Growth Mindset. What is it? According to my psychology packet, growth mindset is defined as “A mindset is an established way of thinking. It is a set of certain beliefs or a certain way of thinking that will determine your behavior outlook on life, and attitude toward the events, circumstances, and pe...

Another Milestone

Another Milestone

Holly Widner, Senior Writer
August 9, 2017
Filed under Courier Top Opinion Article, Opinion

First day of Kindergarten. Graduating 6th grade. Walking through the halls of Lewis Cass as a mere junior high student. Turning 16 and earning my driver’s license. Turning 18 in the blink of an eye. Starting senior year. All these phrases may seem like incomplete thoughts without any meaning, but, when ...

Summer in “Germany”

Summer in “Germany”

Lanie Miller, Junior Writer
August 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Opinion

I don’t know about you, but most of my summer was spent here. I didn’t have much to do other than fair this year, and then I found out that we were going to Frankenmuth, Michigan. Now I know that most people reading this most likely haven’t ever heard of any place called “Frankenmuth,” but ...

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving High School

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving High School

Kirstyn Kiger, Senior Editor
August 7, 2017
Filed under Courier Top Opinion Article, Opinion, Showcase

Congratulations! You have finished all of elementary school, middle school, junior high, or whatever else your school may call it. You just went from being the oldest in the school to being the youngest, and that change is going to be hard for some of you to handle. Your parents and older siblings are ...

20 Years Later

Josie Woolever, Sophomore Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Opinion

When I start thinking about my future, I start to overthink a lot mainly because I get scared about making the wrong decisions. If you think about it, the options are endless; you have endless options when it comes to choosing your degree and where to go. Commonly when we think about going to colleg...

Creation Should Not Be Taught As a Science In Schools

Creation Should Not Be Taught As a Science In Schools

Marisol Karmel, Junior Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Science has helped out world develop vastly over the past two centuries. Genetics, engineering, and advances in healthcare are just a few examples of ways we have grown as a human race. Speaking of the human race, we cannot seem to agree on one specific scientific advancement: the theory of how e came to be...

Should the Government Grant Illegal Immigrants Citizenship

Should the Government Grant Illegal Immigrants Citizenship

Kirstyn Kiger, Junior Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion

When the United States was founded, the arrival of immigrants aided the country in becoming very diverse. Fast forward to a couple hundred years later. Immigrants are still arriving today. The immigration process is long, hard, and complicated. In order to become an American citizen, immigrants must go th...

Should Drug Tests be Mandatory?

Should Drug Tests be Mandatory?

Olivia Salyers, Junior Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Drug overdoses claim the lives of 100 Americans everyday according to The Washington Post, and many people believe students should be mandatory drug tested for this reason. In my opinion, I believe student drug testing has positive results. I believe it could save lives and show other students what the ...

“Under God” is Here to Stay

“Under God” is Here to Stay

Holly Widner, Junior Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Over the years, the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance sparked controversy in the United States; however, I believe the words deserve to be kept in the pledge. “Under God” brings the entire nation together equally. Also, the words have helped strengthen our nation into what we see tod...

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