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Changes to Douglas County Equity Policy

Changes to Douglas County Equity Policy

February 9, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022, the newly elected Douglas County School Board of Education voted, 4-3, in favor to recommend changes to the current Education Equity policy put in place by the previous board.  ...

Covid continues to sweep communities

Covid continues to sweep communities

January 21, 2022

In January of 2020, the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed in the US. Now in 2022, we’re facing yet another variant. As Covid infections have swept across the community, we find ourselves two years...

Too rich for reality

Too rich for reality

January 21, 2022

Just before the new year, Ghislaine Maxwell a french-born Oxford-educated socialite was convicted on 5 out of 6 charges of recruiting and grooming underage girls for sexual massages. With charges...

Social Media affects on mental health

Social Media affects on mental health

October 14, 2021

In fall of 2010, an app launched that changed the course of our lives for better, and for worse. Instagram officially launched in October of 2010, and began to quickly gain popularity with 1 million users...

How much is a little girl worth?

October 7, 2021

“How much is a little girl worth?” asked Simone Biles, 4-time Olympic gold medalist (BBC), during an emotional testimony regarding the FBI’s mishandling of the Larry Nassar prosecution case.  ...

The Teenage Walk of Shame

The Teenage Walk of Shame

September 17, 2021

On my second day of high school I was singled out by a security guard in front of my friends and I can still remember the scrutinizing look upon her face. Skipping the pleasantries she simply said,...

Secretly in love

Secretly in love

September 9, 2021

The fight for change and acceptance of sexuality Shortly into the school year, Inoke Tonga, a volleyball coach from Valor Christian High School, was pushed to resign from his position as head...

The Devastating effects our ignorance has on the world ; a look into the Israel-Palestine conflict.

The Devastating effects our ignorance has on the world ; a look into the Israel-Palestine conflict.

May 21, 2021

Who is worthy of human rights? The obvious answer is everyone. Right? Well, not everyone agrees.  Over the past couple of weeks, violence against Palestinians in Israel has increased exponentially....

Edgenuity: My experience with online school

Edgenuity: My experience with online school

May 20, 2021

With the occurrences of this past year, HR offered Edgenuity as the way to do school from home. Edgenuity was created in 1998 by Jonathan Grayer and has been a top choice for online schools for years....

Returning to normalcy, is it worth it?

Returning to normalcy, is it worth it?

May 18, 2021

To put it lightly, this year has been one of the worst years of my life.  I remember entering into the school and not believing the stigma around junior year. I hate to break it to you, but...

Farewell Class of 2021

Farewell Class of 2021

May 13, 2021

As we send off the class of 2021 seniors, we say a bittersweet goodbye. Living through a pandemic, we have had to adjust to new ways of living, and for our class of 2021 seniors, saying goodbye to...

The right choice is test optional

The right choice is test optional

May 12, 2021

The junior year of high school is infamous for being the most stressful year of school that a student will go through. Especially in the second semester of junior year, where dreams are broken, motivation...

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