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Student questions guest speaker

Marissa Finley, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

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On Thursday, Jan. 21, Plainfield South hosted motivational speaker Jessie Funk, who started the assembly by singing the famous Bruno Mars song “Uptown Funk.” She was on American Idol and is now a motivational speaker. As...

Don’t worry, be happy

Editorial Staff, Editors

February 8, 2016

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It’s everywhere. In the halls, on phones, in classes, and even in our homes. Negativity is a disease that plagues us all. Days are filled with “Oh I don’t want to do homework”, “This day is too long”, “That is so...

2016 candidates disappointing

Editorial staff, Editors

February 8, 2016

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The election choices for 2016 are truly pathetic. While there is a vast selection of candidates for this election, we feel as if there is no candidate that could positively contribute to our nation. We see these candidates and...

Teens and abusive relationships

Editorial Staff, Editor

February 8, 2016

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Many stereotype abusive relationships as one that includes two adult where one is hurting the other, whether it is physical or emotional. However, it seems that abusive relationships no longer have age restrictions, as society...

Technology’s role in students education in classroom

Maddy Wheaton, Co- Editor in Chief

December 11, 2015

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Technology plays a big role in the education world. Just 10 years ago, educational technology was vastly different than what is used today. Many schools are adapting by providing students with electronic devices, allowing for...

Opinions on recent mass shootings

Joseph Crump, News/Copy editor

December 11, 2015

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Mass killings are completely disgusting. It makes one wonder what leads people to go on such unnecessary and evil rampages. In the past few weeks there have been a large amount of mass shootings with excessive amounts of victims....

Bartolo still strong at 42

Matt Hehl, Online Editor in Chief & Business Manager

December 3, 2015

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When they hit their forties, most MLB players opt to hang up the cleats rather than head back for another season. Forty-two year-old Bartolo Colon is not one of those players. Given his age, many around the league are wondering if ...

Colleges making students wait

Maddy Wheaton, Co-Editor in Chief

December 2, 2015

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Applying to colleges can be one of the most stressful times in a teenager’s life. Students write what seems to be their life story on applications and send them off to college officials in hopes to impress. However, many of...

Student parking lot causes headaches

Kaitlin Darche, Features Editor

December 2, 2015

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Getting through the hallways is an accomplishment, but getting out of the parking lot after school deserves a grand prize. Currently, students walk anywhere and everywhere in the parking lot after school as if they are zombies...

Students notice positive administrative teams

Brad McClelland, Co-Editor in Chief

December 2, 2015

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The administration this year has been nothing less than awesome. Every administrator has been caught smiling and interacting with the students, and the students have taken notice. The outstanding support from the principal, assistant...

Are parent teacher conferences really benefiting the student body?

Brad McClelland and Ryan Murray

October 30, 2015

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Beneficial Parent Teacher conferences are beneficial and should occur more often. It is odd that so many people look down on them. Strong communication between the teacher and the parent is crucial to the student’s academic...

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