Save the Species, Save the World

5 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
The world is dying. Many animals are placed and removed from the endangered species list that people don’t know about; animals including: sea turtles, great white sharks, monarch butterflies, elephants, sloths, seals, polar bears, and many more. This year, in October, seven different species of bees were placed on the United States endangered species list Read More

Spirit Week

5 months ago Bradyn Smith 0
Rewind to two years ago: at 7:45 a.m., you walk through the south wing doors on the morning of Spirit Night and the halls are filled with red and blue. Streamers are hanging from the ceiling, music is blasting, and an overall energetic vibe is felt all throughout the school. This was my very first Read More

College is a Good Thing

5 months ago admin 0
It may not be the case for every student but many parents want or even expect their child to go to college or some type of secondary schooling after high school. Many jobs require a college degree and that’s why I think that people who attend and graduate from college are more successful than those Read More

Freshmen Final Tips

1 year ago Bradyn Smith 0
Studying for finals can be hard no whatever grade level you are in. My five steps to greatness will give you a step by step guide on how to one up final studying. Don’t cram all your studying in the night before and expect to know it all. Instead spread your studying weeks before and Read More

Taking a Stand by Taking a Knee

1 year ago Bradyn Smith 0
Standing up for what you believe in is a common value taught and learned. The more popular, or familiar, you are the bigger influence you have. In this specific case many athletes, including the San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, have started to kneel during the National Anthem as a sign of protest. It’s not Read More

Steps in the Right Direction

1 year ago admin 0
Some big changes have happened in a not so big way at the middle school, and it’s having a big impact. Middle school brings about a lot of changes; from school, to social settings, to even how your body functions. Everything changes. These changes are completely out of your control and sometimes can be a Read More


3 years ago admin 0
I have spent 13 years in the Shawnee Heights district. I walked these white linoleum hallways more times than I could count, and I have dealt with ridiculous amounts of homework for years. While senioritis and the excitement of college got the best of me this year, I know I will miss Shawnee Heights and Read More

The next chapter

3 years ago admin 0
“Just keep swimming” is the motto that I’ve used throughout high school (yes it’s cliché). This quote has helped me so much in order to just keep going and push through, no matter what the situation. In turn, my senior year has had the biggest impact on my life so far. There have been good Read More

In the blink of an eye

3 years ago admin 0
I have always said I can’t wait to graduate and be done with school, now that it is so close I realize that I am honestly not ready to say goodbye and become an adult. It is exciting and terrifying to think that in less than a month I will be a high school graduate Read More