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School vouchers are a bad idea

Anna Harrington

October 2, 2019

Education savings accounts, a school voucher-style program, could be coming to Tennessee. A school voucher basically allows parents to take students out of their school and send them to any school of their choice. The parent is...

School vouchers are a good idea

Grayson Sadler

October 2, 2019

School voucher programs work by providing students, usually from low income families, a government funded scholarship to attend a private school rather than a public school. Tennessee has voted to try a similar program, called...

Schedule Change Editorial

Charles Deng, Opinion Editor

April 29, 2019

The blinds in a students’ room open to welcome the sun and its warm glow, but instead it’s pitch black. The darkness is not caused by an eclipse or pollution, but by the school district’s early start time for schools. The...

The border wall is a bad idea

Ella Miller, Co-editor in chief

April 28, 2019

There are a lot of walls in society. Whether they are mental or physical, walls are everywhere. From tangible fences to psychological blockades, people are constantly attempting to keep others out. Walls are exceedingly...

The border wall is a good idea

Alyssa Colhoun, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

President Trump wants to build a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico. He believes that illegal immigration is causing problems in the country. Congress refused to give him the money to build this wall. This...

School backpacks are too heavy

Jailan Cerecedo, Staff Writer

February 10, 2019

Imagine walking around school all day carrying a backpack that weighs twenty pounds. Your back starts hurting and you can hardly walk due to the pain. It hurts so bad, you have to go to a doctor. He tells you that you have back...

School backpacks are not too heavy

Charles Deng, Opinion Editor

February 10, 2019

Backpacks; this is what students complain about all the time. Although they may be a little too heavy, they do not weigh 100 pounds, as many students like to say. Truthfully, backpacks are not that heavy. Most students complain...

The Time has Come to Fight Climate Change

January 25, 2019

Imagine a world where pollution masks are normal attire, where devastating floods happen every week and where there is so much pollution that people can’t even see the tops of buildings. Imagine a world without any flowers...

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