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Do Students Study Only to Get Good Grades?

Do Students Study Only to Get Good Grades?

December 11, 2018

We have all had countless moments during our high school lives when a massive final, unit exam, or ev...

What Makes a Great Teacher?

What Makes a Great Teacher?

December 11, 2018

As a high school senior, I’ve been taught by about forty-five teachers in my life. Every single one ha...

Does Homework Really help Students Learn?

Does Homework Really help Students Learn?

November 25, 2018

Homework: the natural bane of a student’s existence. For most students, homework is not what the teache...

Everyone Has the Right To Live

By Mars Gifford, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

One of my biggest fears is paying for college. With tuition easily above $10,000, housing prices the way they are, and increasingly restricted access to affordable healthcare, there is every reason to be scared. My fears, however, are just fears, at least for the time being, but for many Americans, their reality is one filled wit...

Is Taking College Classes Worth It for High Schoolers?

Is Taking College Classes Worth It for High Schoolers?

November 12, 2018

The competition for getting into a top college has made high schoolers resort to a variety of methods ...

Some People Are Too Old to Vote

November 7, 2018

When we are young, we are all told that we will be able to vote at eighteen, and that it will be one of the ...

Should We Be Scared?

By Mars Gifford, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I was walking back from the village after a club meeting with my friend, Eliesha Penaflor, when we heard a loud noise. I paused, ready to grab her hand and run. I heard her sharp intake of breath. Then we continued walking, everything was fine. Penaflor has only been a student at Quartz Hill High School for two years because sh...

Do High Schools Really Prepare Students for the Future?

Do High Schools Really Prepare Students for the Future?

November 5, 2018

Most high schools across the country excel in their job of providing students with an upper-level ed...

Erasing History in the AP World

Erasing History in the AP World

November 1, 2018

Some rather drastic changes will be introduced to AP World History, and not all of them are good.  For...

Black Cats Aren’t Bad Luck

Black Cats Aren’t Bad Luck

October 25, 2018

Cats were once worshipped by ancient Egyptians. In fact, killing one was punishable by death. Then, ...

The New NAFTA isn’t New

The New NAFTA isn’t New

October 16, 2018

On Monday, October 3, President Trump spoke at the White House’s Rose Garden and announced the end of...

The Land of the Free… Or Not

The Land of the Free… Or Not

October 16, 2018

Earlier this month, the Texas attorney general made the startling decision to uphold a school’s decision...

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