Volatile parents do nothing but harm their athletic kids

Lindsey Murphy, Sports Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Sports

We all know “those parents”. The ones that scream in the stands at the ref, at the players, and at the coach. The parents that yell at their kids what to do from the stands, and the parents that get kicked out of the games. It seems that with high school sports becoming more and more competitive, thes... Read more »

A perfect restaurant for a perfect prom night

Kiera Riley, Opinion Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Food, Opinion

When searching for the perfect prom restaurant, there are a few elements that should be considered. The number of people in the party is something to take into account. A larger party will require reservations while a couple would not necessarily need one. But if the restaurant is more popular, makin... Read more »

Keep your beliefs off my meat

Lindsey Murphy, Sports Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Food, Opinion

In recent years, veganism and vegetarianism seem to be becoming more and more totalitarian. There are many different variations of vegetarianism, a diet in which one does not eat meat. Veganism is a diet in which one does not consume animal products at all. There is nothing wrong with choosing to eat ... Read more »

Donald Trump (Con)

Lindsey Murphy, Sports Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Donald Trump: businessman, TV personality, and now potential candidate for the president of the United States. Trump’s campaign is supposed to “make America great again,” but Donald Trump is not the way to a great country at all. To begin with, many of Trump’s policies are not realistic, and... Read more »

Donald Trump (Pro)

Annalee Barnett, Food Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Make America great again. This slogan is the core of Republican candidate, Donald Trump's, presidential campaign. Trump is an American businessman, politician, and television personality. He has successfully managed and strengthened the power of his many businesses. He runs real estate, restaurants, ... Read more »

Write or wrong

Devan Williams, Staff Writer
April 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Benchmarks are an important and often stressful time of the school year. Reading a prompt and writing an essay that responds to it can be challenging on its own, but it's even more difficult when the prompt is uninspired. Of course, having students take benchmarks is important for measuring student pro... Read more »

You might (not) be a redneck if…

Chase Critcher, Guest Writer
April 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

There is a new breed in town, the Scottsdale redneck. These people call themselves “southern,” but then they listen to things like Luke Bryan while driving the lifted Ford their parents bought them all the way down to their luxurious house in the middle of the city. Let’s get something straight,... Read more »

How to have a bomb prom(posal)

Sara Windom, Style Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The season every upperclassman anticipates (or dreads) all year long, prom, is upon the school. With all the ridiculous promposals that come with it, popping the question in an original way gets tricky. One of the most worn out promposals includes the pizza approach, where the promposer, holding a ... Read more »

Minimum wage rage

Abby Cardenas, News Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Before you bite my head off, hear me out. People who want minimum wage to stay at $8.05 are not heartless, they are realistic. Raising minimum wage to $15 would cause a surplus of problems that we cannot afford. One of the problems that raising minimum wage poses would be that people would work less h... Read more »

It’s time to put the ‘fund’ in fundamental arts

Group Editorial
April 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Over the next few months, millions of dollars are being put towards the reconstruction of almost all of the sports fields. This construction has set back some of the renovations for the Fine Arts Center, which is in desperate need of help. Our school is very much known for our arts. We have a large b... Read more »