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Should Teachers be Armed?

June 12, 2019

Should Teachers be Armed? By Lauren Ashwill School shootings have been around for a very long time, but it seems like there’s been an increase in them lately. There are people who have discussed with this seeming rise in shootings. That one thing is whether or not teachers should be armed. Some schools tried everything […]

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Teacher Take a STAND for Education

June 12, 2019

Teachers Take a STAND for Education By Dylan Hammond Many schools in Oregon shut down and thousands of teachers marched at the Capitol on Wednesday, May 8. They were all supportive of an increase of funding towards education throughout Oregon. Recently the Senate was supposed to vote on a law that would add more taxes […]

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Here’s Why you Should Use Essential Oils

April 16, 2019

Here’s Why You Should Use Essential Oils By Myah Cunningham Most people have heard of essential oils and different companies that sell them, but not many people understand what is in the oils, how they come to be in their small, beautifully colored bottles, or why they’re even used.  I recently had the opportunity to […]

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Who is Chuck Demonnin?

April 16, 2019

Who is Chuck Demonnin? By Lorena Albright and Lena Daniel One of the hardest jobs in the entire world is replacing someone who has touched so many hearts. Mrs. Violette was a favorite teacher of many students and loved by everyone who knew her. Her passing opened the opportunity for Chuck Demonnin to come and […]

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The Best Place to Eat For Lunch

April 16, 2019

The Best Place to Eat For Lunch By Henry Stowell Living in isolated Pleasant Hill provides few options for food in the 30 minute window given for lunch. The easiest and most available option is the school cafeteria. Dari Market, Subway, and Dairy Queen are also close options, and Azteca Burrito is another “nearish” food […]

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We Aren’t Distracted

April 16, 2019

We aren’t distracted By Dani Stone The current dress code is extremely restrictive. The reason for this is said to be whether or not clothing interrupts the learning of students, or if certain clothing is unsafe for activities being performed by students. However, multiple students have been told to cover up when wearing a shirt […]

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Feminism is Not What you Think

April 16, 2019

Feminism is not what you think By Miriam Hamtil The definition of feminism, as defined by Merriam Webster dictionary is the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes. So why is it so often that when the subject is brought to discussion, people freak out? Why is feminism such a controversial […]

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Do you Really Need Power?

April 16, 2019

Do You Really Need Power? By VH   Do you really need [electric] power? The answer to this is “no.” We just went through a week-long snow storm that took away power and phone lines and survived. Your life was so much better, right? You didn’t have to reply to missed texts or Snapchats from […]

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Easiest Ways to Screw up Love

March 13, 2019

Easiest Way to Screw Up Love By Sam Langeliers Alright boys and girls, ditch the flowers and chocolates because this isn’t how you woo someone’s heart, this is how you wail on someone’s heart to the point of no return. This, is how you effectively mess up any chance at love. STEP 1: DON’T LIE […]

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How Well Do You Know Nintendo?

March 11, 2019

By Bella Dragovich and Tyler Bernardo: Nintendo. It is one of the biggest video game companies in the world, but how well do you know the company? Well, I bet you didn’t know that Nintendo was started in 1889! Way before video games even existed! Nintendo, or as they were known at the time, “Nintendo […]

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