Get it together, public high school

By: Caroline Franklin High School bathrooms are often a place that sets fear in the very heart of students. At Milton High School, it is no different from the rest of the world. With a severe lack of janitorial staff, it seems impossible for Milton to get it together. Colleen Williams, the Sophomore Class President said it herself, “We are extremely short on janitors, we … Continue reading Get it together, public high school

How mock elections confuse children and shape our future

By: Ian J. Smith In 2012 schools nationwide hosted mock elections to find out whom their students would pick for president.  The point of these is to shed light on a younger perspective and make students feel like they are part of the political action.  While they may feel more politically responsible, these mock elections force children to choose a party and candidate when they … Continue reading How mock elections confuse children and shape our future

School construction takes a toll on student life and campus accessibility

By: Morgan Champion With North Forsyth High School’s extensive four-year construction project beginning to demolish, build, and pave the way for multiple new roads and buildings, both student life and the layout of campus have dramatically changed—sometimes for the worse. Construction on a new cafeteria and library as well as new classrooms have resulted in the former carpool entrance and main office being relocated to … Continue reading School construction takes a toll on student life and campus accessibility

Excessive security won’t save our schools

By: Ian J. Smith Breaches in security at public schools- as major as the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting and as minor as the “break-in” last school year at my school- have schools attempting to increase security. How they are going about it, unfortunately, does not make much sense. Our local paper can sum up the story of what transpired last October. The problem with these … Continue reading Excessive security won’t save our schools

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Can’t “makeup” your mind?

By: Ashley Williams From the catwalks of Fashion Week to the halls of high schools, the #nomakeup trend has taken society by storm. For decades, women leaving home without makeup have been associated with disorganization; maybe we’ve overslept, or are enduring some sort of life crisis. However, going out with a face full of carefully applied cosmetics isn’t the right path either; now we’re trying … Continue reading Can’t “makeup” your mind?