Opinions matter and should be voiced

Max Whitlatch

December 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Our civil duty is to know an issue is happening in the Middle East with the radical movement ISIS (Islam- ic State in Iraq and Syria), which may not sound all that bad at first, but the methods used by the radi- cal movement are inhumane and brutal. I could write about the beliefs of ISIS or how they’re...

Hard work might not be a good thing after all

Ava Vardiman

December 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

In this world, money usually means success. Unfortunately, making money in a low-wage job while also being a high school stu- dent might implicate less money in the future, as grades suffer from a workload of both scrubbing floors and doing Calculus. A study performed by Herbert Marsh and Sabrina Kleitman...

Junioritis

Max Whitlatch

December 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Just about everyone has heard about the devastating Senioritis, which has taken over all seniors…but what about the juniors? As the year starts to draw to a close, students take into account of what will happen during the summer, after they are freed from the confines of school walls. Juniors have...

Bomb Scare of HHS

Max Whitlatch, Site Editor

March 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion

In the early month of January, a bomb threat was made towards Highlands High School. Luckily, no one was hurt and the school is still in pristine condition, but something about the threat still lingers on, even though it was a hoax, and it reflects what kind of a world we are living in. We live...

Max’s Holiday

Max Whitlatch, Site Editor

March 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Happy Holidays. This saying can be found in just about every company, but why don’t they say “Merry Christmas?” Well, if humans weren’t such a narcissistic race, people would see that there are other religions besides Christianity. It would be silly to have an employee have to recite...

Xbox vs. Playstation: Games of pros

November 26, 2013


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Each year, two items in the gaming realm are pitted against one another in a battle of which is superior. This year’s battle is “Xbox One” vs “PlayStation 4.” People are, of course, going to be biased and bring up which side has the best or worst features, but most of those people are unwilling...

P.D.A. – Please Don’t Acronym

Max Whitlatch

November 19, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

In high school, and even throughout adult lives, slang and petty acronyms are given to the most irrelevant things in life. In school, acronyms are given to help further students’ knowledge, but there are some that need to be stopped such as PDA. What comes to mind when you hear PDA? Until...

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