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Elias’ Grammy Picks

Elias' Grammy Picks
My personal picks and predicted winners for the major categories at this year's Grammy awards
December 19, 2019

The 62nd GRAMMY Awards are Jan. 26 on CBS, but the nominations in 84 categories have recently been released. This year has seen an excellent class of new artists and a whole host of new albums to review....

Being too…

Being too...
Students and teachers reflect on their characters and insecurities.
August 28, 2019

Growing up I didn't really pay too much attention to what people thought of me. I don't really remember what happened in elementary school - I just hear random stories from parents, family and friends....

It’s the Most Stressful Time of Year

It's the Most Stressful Time of Year
December 12, 2014
Happy Holidays. Not. The winter holidays bring more stress than they should considering they are supposed to bring joy.

New Technology Debate

An Apple iPad teachers will acquire in the future.
March 5, 2014

PRO:  By Mackenna Barker In a world that is becoming increasingly overrun by technology, where every 8 year old can be seen running around playing on a smartphone or tablet, it’s only natural that...

Debate: Fruity Vs. Chocolate Candy

Debate: Fruity Vs. Chocolate Candy
October 30, 2013

Fruity Candy - Mackenna Barker Fruit flavored candy is undoubtedly one of the world’s top 10 inventions. Skittles, Nerds, StarBursts, gummy bears, Air Heads, Mike & Ikes, Laffy Taffy, Sour Patch...

Senior finds Graduation Bittersweet

May 8, 2013

As the handful of days come creepin’ up behind us, they slap us right in the face and open our eyes. Seniors, this is it. The last real week of school began April 29. Then there’s Prom May 4, then...

Juggling Junior Year

May 8, 2013

It’s crazy to think that in a few months I will be beginning my junior year. The first couple of years of your high school career go by faster than you can imagine. You’ll be approaching your third...

Taking a year off Italian Style

May 8, 2013

Many of my friends and other adults in my life are constantly asking me about what I’ll be doing next year. Where am I going to college? Am I staying in a dorm or off campus with friends? What classes...

Entering the Danger Zone

Entering the Danger Zone
April 15, 2013

Top Gun is the greatest movie of all time. It brought together a nation by making every single person in America want to wear aviator shades, while the mourned the loss of an American icon, made every...

Generation Morals

April 8, 2013

Respect your elders, hold open doors, and most of all follow the Golden Rule. Before we leave kindergarten these morals are instilled in us. Talking to any elderly a teenager will probably hear the common...

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