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Places students do homework

Hannah, Rippberger

November 14, 2017

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Homework seems to consume every high schooler’s nights. Students continuously struggle with the choice of homework versus sleep. A lot of students choose to do homework in their beds. Whether or not it is effective to study...

Google Drive Application to be Replaced by Google Backup and Sync

Colin Geelan, Online Editor

November 8, 2017

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Tech giant Google announced on Jul. 17 that they will be replacing their popular file sharing application Google Drive with Google Backup and Sync on PC and Mac. Google Backup and Sync will include several improvements and ...

Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico in Shambles

Baileigh Januik, Opinions Editor

November 6, 2017

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Puerto Rico was hit with a category 5 hurricane, on Sept. 20. Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico cripple, damaging homes, roads buildings and most everything in sight. According to The National Hurricane Center, the wind speeds got up ...

Release of the new iPhone X

Mandy Johnson, Features Editor

October 26, 2017

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The highly anticipated iPhone X will have an entirely new design. The new iPhone X will be released on Nov. 3, with pre-order beginning on Oct. 27. Apple has always envisioned an iPhone with full screen coverage. The iPhone...

The New iPhone X

Mandy Johnson, Feature Editor

October 23, 2017

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The highly anticipated iPhone X will have an entirely new design. The new iPhone X will be released on Nov. 3, with pre-order beginning on Oct. 27. Apple has always envisioned an iPhone with full screen coverage. The iPhone ...

Donating begins for the St. Jude Teen Gala

Tori Everson, News Editor

October 18, 2017

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Students in the area have begun gaining their donations to reach their goal for the St. Jude Teen Gala. It is the fourth annual Red Carpet for Hope Teen Gala. You have to make a minimum of $250 by Dec. 31 to be able to attend...

School Parking 2017-2018 Update

Jazmine Borreson, Visuals Editor

October 18, 2017

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  When it comes to the end of summer many students get anxious about starting high school, for instance how they will get to school. Parking at many high schools can be a challenge for students that plan on driving to school....

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