Checkmate on game of strategy

March 18, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion

  There are all kinds of clubs at this school, such as anime, hiking and Speech and Debate, but there is no chess club, and the school needs one.   Chess is a strategy game loved by many students and teachers, though there...

Cell Phone Policy irks some at GHS

March 18, 2016

Filed under Opinion

    The phone policy has been an issue between teachers, students, and parents. The phone policy for Gresham High School is divided into three sections. Each offense has a different consequence. “I think the phone policy is f...

Military recruiters only present one side of situation to students in school

December 18, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I came to GHS in 2010, but I remember quickly growing accustomed to seeing the military recruiters. They’ve always been here, telling students why they should enlist in the military. Without even needing to talk directly to...

District makes mistake by having school on icy day

December 18, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

With thick ice covering the streets and students crashing down onto the slick pavement on their way to school, the weather conditions were the furthest thing away from safe on Nov. 14, 2014. With many mishaps occurring on this...

Student dress code policy sexist and biased, should be rethought

October 28, 2014

Filed under Opinion

School dress codes were put into place to prevent students from wearing articles of clothing that distract others and create unproductive learning environments. Yet, upon looking deeper into the dress code policy, students may...

Drivers misusing privileges may create hazards for other commuters

June 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion

There are many ways to get to and from school. Walking, riding the bus and driving are just a few. A number of people who are given the privilege to drive seem to be causing some problems for other commuters, as well as fellow...

Dress code to be more specific, changed each year to fit students’ style

June 1, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

During school hours on campus, hundreds of different clothing styles can be seen. From maxi skirts to faded jeans, prairie tops to crop tops, and pajamas to spaghetti straps. Some are deemed inappropriate by the dress code, while...

LGBT community takes a stand to feel safe

June 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Anyone who has been watching some of the latest news and has noticed cases of bullying due to reasons such as sexual orientation may assume that schools are not providing a safe environment for all students. However, some local s...

New venue for prom was mediocre

May 18, 2013

Filed under Opinion

On Apr. 13, prom was held outside at the World Trade Center. The venue was different than last year, as prom had been held inside at the Crystal Ballroom. The general opinion of prom was that it was just different than last year’s. Students...

Do not judge Step-Up before looking at it from inside

March 21, 2013

Filed under Opinion

When students who know about Step-Up talk about the club, they can be quick to judge, saying that it is boring or a waste of time. On the contrary, many students attending Step-Up say that it is very helpful and fun. In order to ...

Proposed school bond needs support from all community members

March 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion

A bond for improvements in school buildings around the district is currently in its planning stages, as the Gresham-Barlow School Board will officially decide on whether or not it should be put on the upcoming ballot. The school b...

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