With the constant stress placed on students, mental health days are not only beneficial but necessary. It is obvious to students when they have become burnt out and struggle to continue going to school Monday through Friday. Despite knowing they need a break, it is not always so easy to actually take the break. Many… Continue reading Are Mental Health Days Essential?
A midnight fashion mall run, full day of Christmas cheer and shopping, and spending time with my family and friends: all ways to describe Black Friday. But is it actually worth all the effort and getting no sleep? To me, Black Friday is a touchy topic. It is a great way to get all of… Continue reading Is the Black Friday hassle worth it?
The smell of fresh cut grass, dandelions’ milky white sap penetrating my nostrils, my sinuses enhanced, the muffled sound of K-9s barking in their shelter homes. This is what welcomed me as I pulled into the Johnson County Animal Shelter parking lot. The days leading up to Serve Day was thrilling for me. When I… Continue reading Serving is not what I do; it is who I am
It’s the age old debate: the definitive, trendy fashion movement versus the constricting, seemingly antiquated dress code of the school. What is even more uproarious is the increased scrutiny of female fashion, while the boys run off in their ripped jeans scott-free. However, this notion of a gender-split in the school dress code is absurd… Continue reading Does the Dress Code Discriminate?
Some rules are so old that we never seem to notice just how absurd they really are. We have lived under an outdated clothing policy for too long, and I think we need to redress the dress code. When reading the dress code in the agenda book, many of the guidelines are reasonable, such as,… Continue reading Dress Code is Sexist
Summer break has just ended, and many students, including myself, are upset that school starts before August. GHS started on July 30th, ending the summer fun for Greenwood students. With only two full months of summer, I felt like I had missed out on many things. This summer break was one of the best… Continue reading Summer Length
With the 2020 election coming up, there has been a lot of talk about the next generation and their role in shaping the U.S. In fact, the generation that was raised and molded by the internet, will be voting this election. Naturally, this has caused a collision between the old, long-standing traditions of the Presidency,… Continue reading Social media and the presidency