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

Bus build up at school causes chaos

By: Santiago Rojas For the students enrolled at Meadowcreek High School, just getting into the building in the morning is the hardest part of the day. Most people will say that the classes should be the hardest part of the school day, and while though they are hard, that is not the case here. All the buses arrive at school around 6:40, yet no one … Continue reading Bus build up at school causes chaos

Bullying still hacks at the LGBT minority

By: Bernarda Cervantes “The mission of Cartersville High School is to prepare students to become informed, contributing members of society through vigorous instruction in a caring, compassionate culture.” It’s noble, and it’s what all schools should aspire to do. But what happens when that culture isn’t caring or compassionate to all students? It’s universally agreed upon that bullying is wrong. Schools treat bullying as a … Continue reading Bullying still hacks at the LGBT minority

International students struggle to embrace American culture

By: Andi Breitowich A tough issue international students face is engaging in American culture, specifically in high school. Assimilating students, who do not speak English and have large cultural differences, is a challenging task to overcome. Students from similar backgrounds often stay together and choose to not fully commit to the American life of a “high schooler”. It is important to include these students into … Continue reading International students struggle to embrace American culture

Uniform policy needs consistent enforcement

By: Amanda Campbell Uniform policy is a legitimate issue in private schools. It certainly divides students at The King’s Academy in Woodstock, Georgia. The range of who monitors the dress code invites inconsistency and preferential treatment. During an average day at school, the teacher’s assistants are primarily responsible for noticing dress code violations. The offender is asked to remove the garment and receives a demerit. … Continue reading Uniform policy needs consistent enforcement