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Tips and Tricks For Staying Safe!

Tips and Tricks For Staying Safe!

Amariah Reed, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

According to the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children(NCMEC), nearly 800,000 children are reported missing each year--that's more than 2,000 children a day. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children also report that 203,000 children are kidnapped each year by family members and...

Clueless About College?

Clueless About College?

October 29, 2019

Are you starting to look for a college and have absolutely no idea where to begin? Don't freak out! Yes, it can be stressful looking for the place that you will call home for a few years after you leave high school, but it is not impossible. Here are my answers to some of the questions that you may have...

Surviving Family Gatherings

October 29, 2019

Is your family getting together for the holidays? When going to a big family gathering you are going to be put into many different situations and conversations.  In the following video, you can see how to get through these many awkward and uncomfortable situations with every family member.  The video...

Tricks and Treats for Halloween

Tricks and Treats for Halloween

October 24, 2019

Planning a Halloween Party can be stressful and confusing. Here are a few tips, tricks, and treats to get your planning started!

Oh, the Things You Need to Know

Oh, the Things You Need to Know

May 7, 2019

From the start of high school, most students are made aware that the most challenging of the next four years will be Junior year. While most students take this as fact, very little advice is given to students entering their 3rd year of high school. After conducting a brief survey regarding important...

Spring Cleaning: For Your Mind, Body, and of Course, Your Happiness!

April 17, 2019

Everyone knows that spring is all about a fresh start. This month, both Reagan and I wanted to make this spring the best yet. What we mean by that is that we wanted to make our bodies feel fresh and rejuvenated. What we didn't know was how to do that. So, we made a list of our favorite places, foods...

Ace that Interview!

November 1, 2018

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking. At one point in our lives, we will all have to do a job interview. There are Do's and Don't's. Here is a list that will help you prepare for your future interview: Dress presentable and according to a dress code. If you are unaware of the dress code, avoid...

Where to Capture Your Dream Night

Where to Capture Your Dream Night

May 16, 2018

Prom night is everyone's favorite night of high school...but also the most stressful. From personal experience, I understand that weather is the biggest factor of how your prom pictures out. So, I decided to give others an idea of where they can take pictures with the convenience of inside or outside...

How to Plan and Throw a Graduation Party!

How to Plan and Throw a Graduation Party!

May 4, 2018

The month of May is a roller coaster of emotions. For Seniors, it's a mixture of relaxation, stress, happiness, sadness, and many more emotions. Some of the questions running through the minds of these seniors being: Where do I go from here? How can I begin transitioning from high school to college? What...

How to be Safe on Prom Night!

How to be Safe on Prom Night!

April 25, 2018

Prom is a night to remember for most teenage students. However, remember that many students suffer from peer pressure more than usual on this night.  What follows is a list of tips on how you can avoid doing things you don't want to do or will regret later on prom night. Have a safe and reliable...

The Most Stressful Week of High School Student’s Lives

The Most Stressful Week of High School Student’s Lives

April 24, 2018

It's the most stressful week of the year...Prom week! It is finally here and it is time to get glammed out on an amazing night! I know that this week can be a very stressful as you have to make sure you have everything perfect for prom...so, I decided to write a checklist to make sure your night is planned...

*Spooky Music* Finals!

*Spooky Music* Finals!

April 20, 2018

AP Exams and finals as a whole are very stressful for most students. Regardless of the class, the impending emotional weight of a grade that can dictate the final grade of a student is, quite frankly, a big deal. However, finals aren't that scary when you are well prepared. 1. If you have an AP E...

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