Should students work after school?

Yes- Jason Silverman, Editor in Chief Having an after school job can be one of the most rewarding experiences a student can have in high school. The benefits are numerous and students can learn valuable life lessons through work. One benefit of having a job is the need to follow a strictly regimented schedule. A…

Security cracks down on substance abuse

It’s time to face the truth: this school has a problem. The use of opioids and inhalants among students runs rampant, and even with national drinking rates declining, alcohol remains a large problem as well. According to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, alcohol consumption among high schoolers has decreased nationally over the past two decades.…

Security cracks down on substance abuse

A new trend is beginning to take over the community, the JUUL epidemic. A JUUL is an electronic cigarette that is used to vape. Unlike other vapes, this one uses nicotine salts derived from the tobacco leaf with added benzoic acids. The end result is an extremely high quantity of nicotine, 50 mg/mL, while most…

From the Inside: Leadership: not some snobby job

Homework. Practice. Rehearsals. Games. Club meetings. Repeat. Getting back into the school year is never easy for students with a boatload of not only academic work, but also extracurricular commitments. Waking up at 6:30 a.m., rushing to school, taking a few tests and endless pages of notes is only the beginning of a high school…

Running game picks up pace as playoffs loom

The football team has started the season off on a strong note, with a 3-2 record. Two of the three wins came pretty easily, while one of them came in the last minute of the game. Additionally, they were just one touchdown away from beating Richard Montgomery, which would have pushed them to a 4-1…