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College 101

College 101

Nancy Torres, Previous Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Hello, seniors! I hope you are all enjoying your last few months of high school before moving onto the next chapter of your life! Take advantage of these last few months in high school. Don’t stress out too much about college right now- enjoy your time with your friends and cherish your high school... Read more »

Prom Pressures

Prom Pressures

Madeline Smith, Staff Writer
April 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Prom. A night that’s filled with laughter, dancing, and most importantly, memories with fellow classmates. Many will remember prom for the rest of their lives, and some will only remember it as a small blimp in their teenage years. But with the perfect night comes stress, the occasional tear,... Read more »

Scheduled for Change

Scheduled for Change

Madeline Smith, Staff Writer
April 5, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Recently Decatur has been using the same schedule, but now things might be changing. Students currently attend all classes Monday through Wednesday, but on Thursday and Friday they attend evens, then odds. The school board recently met to discuss the idea of students attending all classes eve... Read more »

Money Management

Money Management

Allan Allsbrooks, Webmaster
February 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When receiving my very first paycheck, I was so excited that I had to spend it. I wasn’t aware of the importance of money back then. Now I want to save my money and become independent so I can create a solid financial standing before college. My new strategy called “The Game Plan” has helped me... Read more »

New Year, New Me

New Year, New Me

Staff
January 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Lexie Chapman With an old year behind us and a new year in front of us, people usually decide that now is the best time to make “resolutions” to change themselves for the better. I have always been that girl that never made New Year’s resolutions. When I did, I never kept them. This year,... Read more »

A New Way to Touch

A New Way to Touch

Allan Allsbrooks, Webmaster
November 12, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Apple has brought a new way to view and access your desktop: the click-wheel, the multi-touch display, and 3D touch. The new iPhone 6S is the most advanced phone on the market, with a new A9 chip, 3D Touch Retina Display and more. Senior Lucy Doubrava received her new iPhone the week after it was... Read more »

Leave Them Be

Leave Them Be

Racha'el Ussery, Staff Writer
April 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

I’ll admit it. In prehistoric times, hunting played an important role in human survival. But come on now, it’s 2015 and the world is more advanced than it ever has been. Is hunting still used for survival or is it just plain wrong? First off, hunting causes pain and suffering to defenseless animals.... Read more »

All About Love

All About Love

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Love is a word that casually gets tossed around time and time again. For instance “I love those shoes” or young couples telling each other “I love you.” I feel that people are just in love with the idea of love. No one really has the slightest idea of what love means. The textbook definition... Read more »

Bring it back

Bring it back

Noehlia Ortiz, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

From the cool smooth beats of Frank Sinatra to the fast-paced rhythm of Nicki Minaj, music has changed countless times throughout the years. Every year it seems as though artists try and find a new way to catch the attention of the public. They come up with obscure ways to gain listeners, like cussing... Read more »

Let’s Hear It

Let’s Hear It

Staff
January 13, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The opportunity for students and teachers to play the daily video announcements on the ‘smart board’ affects the way we watch the news- or if anyone watches it at all. Many students don’t even know that the school now provides ‘video announcements’. Students only wonder why they never hear t... Read more »

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