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School Districts in America Adopt  Genealogy Databases

School Districts in America Adopt Genealogy Databases

Angel Amador, Staff Reporter February 6, 2023

 Several states in America have taken stringent measures to ensure child protection at school. With Texas’ deadliest school shooting not too long ago, several counties in the state have now integrated...

Holidays Haven’t Been Hitting

Holidays Haven’t Been Hitting

Tiffany Tran, Opinion Editor February 6, 2023

Everyone remembers how special the holidays were during their primary school days. There were Christmas parties with activities and Polar Express playing. On Thanksgiving, we made hand turkeys and learned...

Old Romantic Comedies are Better

Old Romantic Comedies are Better

Mae Sergeant, Opinion Editor February 2, 2023

Romanic comedies first started as a genre featured in silent films in 1924. Since then, rom-coms have become a staple in the movie industry. Everyone has seen romantic comedies and many enjoy watching...

Understanding Body Language

Sarai Gross, Polaris Editor February 2, 2023

It may not be obvious but everyone, including you, uses body language to communicate feelings or emotions. People often subconsciously display movements, facial expressions, and gestures during conversation...

Colleen Hoover’s Motives Questioned

Colleen Hoover’s Motives Questioned

Sarai Gross, Staff Reporter January 27, 2023

The famous author, Colleen Hoover, has skyrocketed in both popularity and her career. Her books consistently held spots in the top 5 of the New York Times Bestselling Books throughout 2022. Hoover is an...

Turkey? More Like Bad

Turkey? More Like Bad

Sharon Ma, Features Editor November 18, 2022

As November progresses and Thanksgiving approaches, perhaps families are beginning to discuss their Thanksgiving plans. Maybe dinners are being organized, dishes planned, and at the center of all of this,...

Eugene, Zach, and Keith in their video entitled “what happened.”

Try Guys, now Tri Guys, Try Adultery

Isabella Guzman, News Editor November 18, 2022

“Try Guys” is a Youtube account that consists of four guys who would try anything, hence their name the “Try Guys.” The Try Guys include Keith Habersberger, Eugene Yang, Zach Kornfeld, and Ned...

More Homework, More Problems

More Homework, More Problems

Gwen Gollihar, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 18, 2022

All students have to do some sort of work once they get home, whether that be reading, filling out  a worksheet or going online for a research project. Although not all classes give homework, the homework...

Classical Music is Underrated

Classical Music is Underrated

Lucy Barney, Polaris Editor November 18, 2022

Mainstream music has taken the hearts of many people, young and old. Throughout the rapid spread of today’s mainstream music, a multitude of other genres have been neglected. Classical music is one of...

School is Greek for Leisure?

Leticia Velasquez, Staff Reporter October 26, 2022

Literature responses with words counted, math that does not make sense, Spanish grammar that is confusing, and parts of history that are irrelevant. Theorems, theories, systems, and methods. Mostly everybody...

The U.S. Allows Teachers to Physically Punish their Students

Angel Amador, Staff Reporter October 18, 2022

The United States of America has allowed states to have their school instructors enforce human torture on children. As of 1971 to 2022, 19 U.S. states have allowed corporal punishment; the majority of...

Monthly period box from itsaugust.co containing pads, tampons, and liners. August is a company that makes sustainable, safe, and gender inclusive period products.

Period Poverty

Sarai Gross October 13, 2022

If you had to choose between buying menstrual products or food, which would you choose? Both are necessities but for many people, they are sometimes inaccessible. Period Poverty is the lack of access to...

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