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Social media ban unnecessary, ineffective

March 1, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As mostly each and every student who owns a phone or has a social media account at know, most social media has been blocked on the WiFi. This helps the teachers to gain the focus of many students who would otherwise be distracted...

Point of NWEA needs to be more clear to students

March 1, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Each season, all students are required to take a computerized multiple choice test, usually between 40 and 50 questions, in each of their core classes. These tests are given by an organization called NWEA (Northwest Evaluation...

Lack of delays could prove dangerous

March 1, 2017

Filed under Editorials

The winter season has long been upon us here, however, the winter weather has not. Aside from a few inches here or there, this year has been kind to us so far. Many students want these storms to come in hope of a delay or a snow...

Trump presidency bad news for free press

Trump presidency bad news for free press

Danny Flynn, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

No cards allowed, but Dragon Dollar “gambling” encouraged?

January 28, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Many students have played cards in the past, and some may have made the unfortunate mistake of playing cards at school. However, how many of these students have gotten in trouble for gambling. Playing harmless card games, such...

Easy going teachers harm students at every level

January 28, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

If asked about their classes, almost every student would say that they have at least one class that’s easier than their others. They would say that this class may be fun and easy going. But in the long run, this hurts the students...

Inconsistency of Dragon Dollars system confuses students

January 28, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Dragon Dollars are in their second year of existence this school year. They are a school currency, which are given to students by teachers who think that student has deserved it because they did a good deed. Students can then...

Opt-out of P.E. could benefit some

November 16, 2016

Filed under Editorials

There has been a time in every high schooler’s career in which they have dreaded going to change for gym class. The dread of actually participating in gym class washes over the student. Heat, exercise, and changing back into...

Guidance department shift will mostly harm returning students

November 16, 2016

Filed under Editorials

This year, the guidance department have shifted its students. The freshman class now has two guidance counselors that are only for the freshman class. Other guidance counselors will each take on more upperclassmen students in...

Chromebooks for each class not worth the price

November 16, 2016

Filed under Editorials

Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, every student at Middletown High School will be issued Chromebooks. This will guarantee every student access to a computer and allow every student to have their own personal computer....

Seniors are reminded yearbook quotes are a privilege, not a right

December 21, 2015

Filed under Editorials

Senior quotes are a tradition in nearly all American high schools, which is why outcry occurred when the seniors of the class of 2015 were not allowed to include quotes in the school’s yearbook. This was due to abuse of the...

Physical Education class system receives much-needed update

December 21, 2015

Filed under Editorials

As of this year, the school’s Physical Education system has received a major curriculum refresh. In years prior, students were required to go through a preset Physical Education course that at times could become repetitive...

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