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Covid-19 spread means it is time to go back online

Jaden Lea, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

A study done by NPR reported by the Covid-19 school dashboard, shows that 230 cases are present out of 100,000 students at schools that went back to in person after just two weeks.

Confederate statues should be removed

Jo Breese, Creeker Editor

October 7, 2020

Confederate statues should be removed, and the fact they even stayed up for this long is a shame for this country. Many confederate statues have already been removed recently, but the holdouts need to be taken down. The statues only stand for slavery and racial oppression and nothing else. Whenever...

Renaming religious holidays convolutes meaning

Cait Bunkers, Spotlight Editor

October 7, 2020

When schools have religious holidays off, instead of being called things like “fall recess” and “spring recess,” specific names are necessary. In America, many school districts’ calendars are built around some religious holidays, such as Yom Kippur and Good Friday. This is because a large...

Voting age should not be lowered

Max Hancock, Global News Editor

October 7, 2020

A recent proposal hosted by San Fransisco Officials will be voted on this November, lowering the municipal voting age from 18 to 16 years old, an extremely poor decision. Citizens under the age of 18 do not have the mental maturity to make the decisions that will govern their city. This proposal is...

Voting age should be lowered

Peyton Marinelli, Writer/Photographer

October 7, 2020

This November, San Francisco will vote to determine if the voting age will be lowered to 16. If this proposition passes, this would create a positive impact for future elections. If the voting age is lowered to 16, this would create more political engagement among teenagers. In high school, students...

New rules cause campus confusion

David Lane, Staff writer

October 7, 2020

After roughly a month of required distance learning, the Governing Board decided unanimously to reopen schools. The only caveat: a strict set of vague, varying, and unfollowable rules. In order to maintain in-person school, the school board has mandated that masks should be worn at all times by students...

Benefits of mail in voting outweigh risks

Ryan Bartholomew, Sports Editor

October 7, 2020

While the pandemic rages on, voting by mail is the only safe way for the people to vote as of now.

It is still too dangerous to open Arizona schools

Jo Breese, Creeker Editor

October 7, 2020

Arizona schools should not be reopening anytime soon. They should stay online until stricter and safer guidelines are met by the districts. In-person schooling is simply too much of a risk for teachers, students, and parents, no matter the benefits it may bring. As of now, the guidelines set out by...

Opinion: Opening schools during COVID-19 too risky

Opinion: Opening schools during COVID-19 too risky

Kolton O'Connor, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

While there are many drawbacks to online learning, it is still too early for the school to open up due to teachers’ increased risk and a lack of adequate instruction for students. While many people want to switch back to school in-person, it is dangerous for students and teachers because of the fact...

Opinion: Opening schools was the right choice

Opinion: Opening schools was the right choice

Owen Taylor, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

The school board made the decision to have in-person learning return on September 8, which is the right decision. The risks and concerns about COVID-19 do not outweigh the importance of being physically in school. The board's choice to return to physical learning was necessary, because it allows students...

Opinion: Race for a COVID-19 vaccine could be risky

Opinion: Race for a COVID-19 vaccine could be risky

Michael Kaegi, News Editor

September 16, 2020

The race for a COVID-19 vaccine has led to concerns from health professionals as well as Americans wondering whether or not a safe and reliable vaccine will be ready in the coming months. The risk of rushing a vaccine so quickly could lead to a devastating amount of underlying problems that go beyond...

Opinion: Canvas roll out less than perfect

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Ryan Bartholomew, Sports Editor

September 14, 2020

Canvas began to roll out this year as our district’s, along with many others, only way of keeping online learning organized and feasible while COVID-19 rages on in the background. However, the current state of the program, at least at the high school level, is hard to wrestle with at best, and at times,...

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