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Teacher Feature: Philpot travels through states on a “Fat Boy”

Teacher Feature: Philpot travels through states on a “Fat Boy”

Shylah Gibson, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

From bee farming to tie-dying, to riding state to state on a “Fat Boy” motorcycle, Emily Philpot expresses more than just her teaching skills. Philpot began teaching at Richmond 19 years ago, after attending multiple different colleges and teaching at differing schools. Philpot finally found hersel...

Juuls popularity blows up amongst teenagers

Melany Dominguez, Managing Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Around the school, Feature, Local

WHILE a junior that we will call Mary is at work one day, she notices her coworkers using this small rather long flash drive looking device, called a Juul. “I’ve seen them advertised before but I first started to see them around work,” junior Mary said. Junior Dasia Smith’s mother was the one w...

Gaming: the digital drug

Gaming: the digital drug

Ryan Miller, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Around the school, Feature, Opinion, Showcase

GAMING is very common, and it has grown within our culture. Gaming is used for entertainment, but can also affect your brain, positively or negatively. When people spend time on video games, it could possibly be a stress reliever. “In general, the reason why people spend so much time and mone...

November, a month dedicated to diabetes

November, a month dedicated to diabetes

Jada Jointer, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Around the school, Feature, Showcase

THE average person eats 1,068 meals a year, with a three meal a day diet. Imagine before you could consume anything you had to prick yourself with a needle, receive a shot or use a pump. That’s 3,204 shots, pricks and pumps within a year. This is a daily occurrence for someone who is diabetic. For...

Weeping in a winter wonderland

Breanna McKinney, Copy Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Feature, Opinion

You are preparing for the holidays with your family, everyone is putting up lights, decorations, buying presents and being cheerful, that is, everyone except you. You do your best to help your family with the decorations, eventually realising that you are just not feeling up to it and when the decorati...

The dying art of cursive

The dying art of cursive

Logan Mathews, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Around the school, Feature, Opinion

Cursive is a dying art. Most people, especially in our generation, no longer use cursive due to the fact that most classes are online and that most jobs are getting more and more “tech savvy”. Cursive is losing popularity and it is starting to show, especially in these years where companies would rather have s...

Teacher Feature: Par for the course for the reigning Teacher of the Year

Teacher Feature: Par for the course for the reigning Teacher of the Year

Isaiah Cox, Online Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Feature

THERE are a lot of aspects that go into making a likeable teacher. They first, have to be good at their job, a general classroom setting where students do not dread to go or fall asleep for 50 minutes. Second, the teacher themselves must have a welcoming and nice personality, that can blend this into t...

Things to know about Halloween

November 1, 2018


Filed under Feature

When are you too old? As he is putting on his Jason mask, he begins to wonder, “Am I too old to be trick-or-treating?” At 15 years of age, the high school student begins to feel embarrassed. There are a couple of different opinions on this on the age limit for trick-or-treating. “I think that a...

Alternatives to Violence Project

Breanna McKinney, Copy Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Feature

Guards surround you, some are being held hostage by the other prisoners, others are coming after you trying to stop the riot. It started with racial comments, then a man was killed by a guard in another prison, now you’re furious and terrified. If they could kill another man just because of his race,...

Snyder’s not so typical school day

Jada Jointer, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Feature

TERRY Snyder doesn’t have a typical school day. In fact, his day is anything but typical. As a high school student, Terry’s schedule doesn’t resemble that of others and is unique in it’s own way. In the cafeteria with friends and teacher Saundra Harrison, Terry sits with his laptop open show...

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