Music in Class: Beneficial or Detrimental?

By: Kaelin Hughes/Junior Writer With the no phones in class policy being implemented this year, the same question has been asked over and over again,...

Consider the Robot

By: Daniel Tierney/Webmaster About a year ago, I decided to leave my cell phone alarm on my desk so that I was less likely to...

Should Seniors Be Able To Decorate Their Graduation Caps?

By: Mary Kerr/ Social Media Director Every High School senior class works so hard to achieve their goals and reach that one important day: graduation...

The Power of Spinny Chairs

By: Daniel Tierney/Webmaster On the surface, determining the power of a spinny chair seems extremely simple. Power is the rate at which work is done,...

The Rise of Esports

By: Patrick Brennan/Business Operations Manager As technology evolves in our everyday lives, so does gaming, specifically Esports. Electronic Sports (E-Sports) consists of people forming teams...

Is College the Only Answer?

Dana Kruse/Senior Writer Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, Walt Disney. These names bring up the idea of success. These people, and many more have never completed...

In Defense of Literally: Language Snobs and Neologisms

By: Jessica Marvin/ Sophomore Writer Neologisms can be defined as newly coined words/phrases, or a new way of using a pre-existing word/phrase. They come about as...

An Open Letter to Those Suffering from Senioritis

By: Nicole Swisher/Content Editor Dear seniors who are officially done with life at this point, I get it. I really, truly do. And I get how...

Have You Seen Our Privileges? Last Seen: 2015

By: Marceia Tanzini/Senior Writer It is no secret that the class of 2017 has been deprived of many “privileges” and/or trips. That’s right… anyone remember...

Bullying Problem At Blue Ridge

By: Makayla Kays/Junior Writer Many people have different views of what bullying is, and different opinions on whether a business or school has a bullying problem...