How to throw a Holiday Party!

by Abby Clack As a child of a Southern woman, we throw very extravagant Christmas parties. This year we threw our annual Ugly Sweater Party. Here’s how: Send “Save the Dates” We like to do this around the beginning of November because the holidays are very busy. But once the party is on their calendar, they’ll probably remember to not plan anything else.  Send the … Continue reading How to throw a Holiday Party!

California Requires Female Board Members

By: Abby Clack “A law mandating that every public company in the state should have a woman on the board by the end of the year has redefined the qualifications of a director,” says Alisha Haridasani Gupta, the writer of “California Companies Are Rushing to Find Female Board Members” for the New York Times. In September of 2018, California became the first state to legally … Continue reading California Requires Female Board Members

OK, Boomer! A joke or a rallying cry?

by Abby Clack “OK, Boomer!” is a new phrase Gen-Z and Millennials are saying towards Baby Boomers, or Boomers for short.  “‘Ok boomer’ has become Generation Z’s endlessly repeated retort to the problem of older people who just don’t get it, a rallying cry for millions of fed up kids. Teenagers use it to reply to cringey YouTube videos, Donald Trump tweets, and basically any … Continue reading OK, Boomer! A joke or a rallying cry?

New Vaping Research Shows Harm

by Abby Clack In Illinois and Washington State, new research has come about about what products are more harmful than most. “Dank Vapes (a brand of e-juice) appears to be the most prominent in a class of largely counterfeit brands, with common packaging that is easily available online and that is used by distributors to market THC-containing cartridges with no obvious centralized production or distribution,” said … Continue reading New Vaping Research Shows Harm

Murder, Mystery, Drama: What to expect for the fall play

by Abby Clack I sat down with Kyle Bettencourt, a freshman in the fall play, and it looks like this upcoming play is going to be a shock for all of us.  What is the show’s name? It is called, Caught in the Act, and it is a play about a play. And how drama and tea spreads rapidly in show business.  What is your … Continue reading Murder, Mystery, Drama: What to expect for the fall play

Wait… Who’s My President?

By: Abby Clack This year and every year, the student body of each grade votes for their president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. Those positions make up the student government. They help plan Homecoming, Prom, and give the overall vote for things for your grade. Most people don’t know who their class presidents are. But if you go to Homecoming, Prom, or pep rallies then … Continue reading Wait… Who’s My President?

New Year, New Budget Cuts

By: Abby Clack On May 7, 2019, the vote to raise property taxes failed, meaning the school system would have to make cuts to stay in budget since school districts are not allowed to go into debt. Here are four of the cuts that were made: “Transportation Ineligibility Zone”This is why we have a new bell schedule and less bussing, making the intermediate school and … Continue reading New Year, New Budget Cuts