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Making the Case for the Meningitis Vaccine

Making the Case for the Meningitis Vaccine

Isabella Birnie

November 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When a student goes to the doctor for well child checks or sports physicals, they generally receive an array of shots and vaccines, depending on age. These can include the chickenpox, Hepatitis, HPV, flu, and Tetanus vaccines. However, most students have not received a Meningococcal Vaccine. That is...

Standing Together

Standing Together

Lydia Hernandez

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With an estimated population of 22,818 residents in the Jerome County approximately 7,750 of those residents are Hispanic, making up 33% of the population. With the new election, many assumptions of what will happen to us (Hispanics) are circulating around Donald Trump. He has claimed to build his wall...

Free Money!

Free Money!

Isabella Birnie, Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been desperately scrambling around for money. For college, to be clear, not to fund a relentless chocolate addiction. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, roughly 20.5 million students attended American colleges this year, and that number is o...

What to Expect When You Really Don’t Know What to Expect

What to Expect When You Really Don’t Know What to Expect

Isabella Birnie, Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A Letter From the Editor: What to Expect When You Really Don't Know What to Expect.

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The Ballad of the Dove

The Ballad of the Dove

Christine Atkin

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

“Can’t think of a hotter day in all my life.” My dad always exaggerated, but today I had to agree with him, the day was almost unnaturally hot. “John gets off soon, so I’m off” I kiss him on the cheek before bolting out the door and off to the field that lay across the grove of trees t...

Wonderful Louie

Wonderful Louie

Hadley Kimball

April 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Lorena sat in her mother’s room looking out the large glass window.  Her sister and mother had just left to get the finishing touches to her ensemble.  She was nervous, excited, sad, and joyful all at the same time.  This was a completely new chapter in her life that she had thought she was ready...

Bird Without Wings

Bird Without Wings

Kathryn Craig

February 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

We all have something burning inside us. It's the drive that churns and claws its way to the surface. It pushes us to limits we never thought possible before, limits that once were a million galaxies away. Ambition is the drive behind every life force. Ambition is the urge to wake up in the morning,...

The Artidote

The Artidote

Alena Farnsworth

January 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Jerome High School Senior Alena Farnsworth presents her new short story, "The Artidote".  This piece is a Historical Fiction  about Vincent Van Gogh. It’s hard not to think about Theo, when I spend so much time in a small room away from him. It’s been so long since I got to see his face; altho...

You’re Not the Big Guy

You’re Not the Big Guy

Adrian Brito

January 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Who decided that it was okay - to ridicule some-- body, some--  human because they’re different.? Who said it was okay - you? - you?, You? to hate on that boy who likes  - other boys.? He’s not a homo or - fag or - fairy, he’s a human  - like you- and you - and you. Who...

You Can Judge a Book by it’s Cover

You Can Judge a Book by it’s Cover

Kynzi Williamson

September 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Here today, in our society we are all here dressed in very purposeful clothing. All of us here want to pose as whoever we are on the inside. This is no exception to adults. We all dress in a particular way way to be perceived as whoever we are, and to hopefully show people that to make those friends...

Three A.M Thoughts to Consume Your Mind

Three A.M Thoughts to Consume Your Mind

Amelia Ward

September 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Three A.M Thoughts to Consume Your Mind                     By Amelia Ward   turn off the television love the dark hate the silence probably just my imagination but did you think about me too?   you said shattered glass would have hurt bette...

Never. Again. Will. I. Go. To. School.

Never. Again. Will. I. Go. To. School.

M. Le Roux

May 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Today was the worst day ever in the history of ever, except maybe 9/11 and that time when McDonald's got my order wrong. Today, while in my fourth year of public school’s captivity, someone erupted snot onto my jacket through the most ferocious sneeze I have ever had the great misfortune of bearing...

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