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Till We Meet Again Basketball Buddies

Till We Meet Again Basketball Buddies

Megan Dishon, Junior Writer

January 11, 2018

As the basketball season is winding down for the Lady Kings, our seniors are taking their final shots on the court. The seniors have been great mentors for us especially as this year’s team is full of underclassman: three juniors, nine freshmen, and no sophomores. I would like to thank each of the...

Reason For The Season

Reason For The Season

Josie Woolever, Junior Writer

December 8, 2017

In today’s society we often lose track of what the Christmas season is all about and that really saddens me. When people think of Christmas, all they think of are the presents, but that was not the original meaning or purpose of Christmas. Once a time where gifts were just a small portion of what Ch...

Crossing Paths

Crossing Paths

Lanie Miller, Junior Writer

December 6, 2017

Have you ever stopped and thought about the people that you know? More specifically, about how you could have seen them before or even crossed paths with them and had no idea? It’s a crazy thought, right? I have never actually thought about things this way myself until a friend of mine brought it up ...

Trump Political Cartoon

Trump Political Cartoon

Lanie Miller, Junior Writer

November 3, 2017

Those of you who know me know that I’m not the biggest fan of Donald Trump, and in history this week I had the opportunity to show that in a more creative way than the usual “not school appropriate” language that I usually use when I speak of him. I understand that he uses Twitter to try and r...

How Climate Change Affects the Environment

How Climate Change Affects the Environment

Caleb Johnson, Sophomore Writer

October 31, 2017

Climate changes happen everywhere and everyday. Scientists already document the effects of climate-related shifts, which largely come from global warming caused by humans and are already affecting our life. The most observable effects are that glaciers are shrinking, sea levels are rising, plant and an...

The Left-Hand “Touch”

The Left-Hand “Touch”

Dixon Collins, Junior Writer

October 11, 2017

     Left or right? Which do you think is the most beneficial in life? According to livescience.com, only ten percent of the world’s population are lefties. Livescience also revealed that lefties are so rare because of the balance between cooperation and competition in human evolution.      I think lef...

Until It’s Gone

Hannah Young, Sophomore Writer

October 11, 2017

You never know what you have until it’s gone. How many times have you heard that line in your daily lives? If you’re anything like me, you hear it quite frequently. The people who say this aren’t always right. You know what you have. You just never think you’ll lose it. I never thought I ...

Out? In? What, You Don’t Know?

Dixon Collins, Junior Writer

October 10, 2017

     Why cheat to win? It’s just not right. Think about it. You really don’t win if you cheat and say it’s out. Many people, especially in tennis, cheat to win. According to forbes.com, 56% of people admitted to cheating at least once.      After playing tennis for three years, I have re...

Drug Free is Key

Drug Free is Key

Brannyn Spencer, Junior Writer

October 5, 2017

A key opens a door. A key opens a storage locker. A key opens your diary. Did you notice the word “open?” So, what is the opposite of “open?” “Closed“ is the word opposite of “open.” Closed is your mind and the ability to think straight if you use drugs, alcohol or tobacco. Closed is ...

Why? Why? Why?

Why? Why? Why?

Dixon Collins, Junior Writer

October 4, 2017

     WHY? Why do drugs? Why listen to your peers when they are giving bad advice? Just why? Many people, especially teens, make lousy choices when they are with their friends. In fact, only 10 percent of teens surveyed that they had not been influenced by peer pressure making ninety percent of teens ...

The Story Behind the Tattoo

The Story Behind the Tattoo

Lanie Miller, Junior Writer

September 29, 2017

Now I know some people have very strong opinions about tattoos. Some people are for them and some against, some use them to express their feelings because they have been through or are going through something and some use them to express their creativity just simply because they liked a design. Either wa...

Time, Spend it Wisely

Time, Spend it Wisely

Lanie Miller, Junior Writer

September 28, 2017

Many things have happened in my life that, to me, seem unforgettable, but I am here only to tell you of only the most important one. One day about one year ago I was home with my brother after school. We weren’t doing much of anything, just sitting around watching a movie. My mom walked in and had what ...

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