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3/4ths of a Life Valued

3/4ths of a Life Valued

Amijah Parker March 20, 2021

In 2014, Eric Garner lost his life to a New York police officer’s choke hold after uttering “I can’t breathe” 11 times. The same year, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot 6 times. He was unarmed....

Dangers of Texting and Driving

Dangers of Texting and Driving

Destiny Mattingly, Editor + Staff Writer March 11, 2021

The Dangers of Texting and Driving By Destiny Mattingly “In a split second, you could ruin your future, injure or kill others, and tear a hole in the heart of everyone who loves you” Sharon Heit,...

The Use of Pronouns

The Use of Pronouns

Jimena Cruz-Lopez January 18, 2021

https://nkcschools.instructuremedia.com/embed/8cda066c-d73c-419c-9c12-72ced4ea7917     Ted talk visuals- Jcl

Every Body Needs Love

Every Body Needs Love

Tayler Hendershot January 17, 2021

[Tayler Hendershot] Melissa Camarda Honors English Language Arts II 16 December 2020 Every Body Needs Love Growing up I was picked on a lot for my body. I was called a lot of different, hurtful...

Spread the Word to End the Word

Spread the Word to End the Word

Destiny Mattingly, Editor + Staff Writer January 15, 2021

“You’re a retard” or “That’s so retarded” or “don’t be such a retard” are very used statements I hear said around school. When someone uses it that I am talking to I will usually ask...

The Word

The Word “FAT” by Josyln Hougham

January 13, 2021

            The word fat has been weaponized by people of all ages for hundreds of years, and the effects of being called names is damaging for people of any age. Now that people are starting trends...

The brain blues

The brain blues

Autumn Dewalt, Staff Writer October 21, 2018

People with depression often feel like there is nothing in the world that can make the pain go away. It’s a normal occurrence for individuals to get a whiff of depression during their teenage years,...

School start times should reflect student needs

School start times should reflect student needs

Jessica Glaszzak, Print managing editor February 5, 2018

Gage Rabideaux After years of school start times remaining relatively unchanged, the board of education is currently discussing the age-old question: ‘When should school start?’, and for high schoolers,...

School start times should reflect student needs

School start times should reflect student needs

Jessica Glaszczak, Print Managing Editor February 1, 2018

After years of school start times remaining relatively unchanged, the board of education is currently discussing the age-old question of ‘when should school start’, and for high schoolers, the...

In representation we trust

In representation we trust

Jessica Glaszczak, Print Managing Editor January 17, 2018

Gage Rabideaux In order to fairly and accurately serve and represent American citizens, the age, ethnic, gender and religious makeup of Congress should be more representative of the overall population...

In representation we trust

In representation we trust

Jessica Glaszczak, Print Managing Editor December 18, 2017

Gage Rabideaux In order to fairly and accurately serve and represent American citizens, the age, ethnic, gender and religious makeup of congress should be more representative of the overall population...

Image over impact

Image over impact

Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief October 2, 2017

By removing the school-age child care center from Winnetonka in an effort to preserve a good community image, the district has also removed many of the center’s most positively impactful features for...

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