Cellphones in classroom will soon become a must

February 22, 2013

Filed under Opinion

It has been clear that a drastic change occurred in the evolution of technology. Cell phones, computers and household appliances have all been modernized to fit the demands of today’s society. In school, the question of whether...

Students need more options with reduced schedule space

January 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Many students, particularly those in advanced or IB classes, were outraged when they found out last year that there would only be seven classes instead of eight.  Sacrifices had to be made in the form of not taking desired classes...

Students adjust to new penalty box

December 14, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Many students did not like the penalty box at Homecoming, but the return of it to Snoball reminded students that they should start getting used to the idea of it. The purpose of the penalty box  is to stop inappropriate dancing, and it should continue being used to crea...

REAL lacks one effective tool

December 14, 2012

Filed under Opinion

While students and staff value the school-wide expectations of REAL, a program that promotes positive behavior, the school itself has yet to be transformed. If the goal is to become a cooperative community, the school must provide...

Administration needs to more effectively inform students of bullying policies

December 12, 2012

Filed under Opinion

In the past two weeks, there have been two fights that have raised the eyebrows of school administration and students due to the severity of the situations. There was a fight in a classroom and a fight at the Gresham Transit Center....