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Ditch Florida this spring break

Ditch Florida this spring break

Jordan Ladd, editor

March 11, 2020

As we advance to Spring Break 2020, we know that many of you are planning on traveling down to “The Retirement State” to get some much needed rest and relaxation from the horrors of school. Between the mountains of projects and injustice of standardized testing, we understand the pain that you’...

Which Pop-Tart flavor is the best?

Which Pop-Tart flavor is the best?

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Today is the day where we ask the age old question for breakfast aficionados everywhere: which flavor Pop-Tart is truly the best? Created in 1964 by Kellogg, this sugary “baked good” is a staple in most American households. When they were first created, there were only four flavors: concord grap...

The importance of fostering the arts

The importance of fostering the arts

Elyse Perry, staff writer

January 22, 2020

In recent years, the amount of art being offered in schools has drastically dropped. For instance, in most elementary schools, art classes have been removed. Up until recently, the local Delphi elementary schools didn’t have an art class either. In past years, during the time when students used to ...

Musical to movie? Absolutely not.

Musical to movie? Absolutely not.

Grace O'Neil, Staff writer

January 22, 2020

Musicals are timeless. They are a staple in entertainment. A place where plays meet song. Although some trends change, musicals and Broadway are still very relevant and are surging back into mainstream with the release of new musicals, sparking the interest of all ages. However, with the addition of new musicals t...

Elf: The worst Christmas movie ever

Elf: The worst Christmas movie ever

Elyse Perry, staff writer

December 16, 2019

Every year as Christmas comes, I am always so excited for everything that comes with it. The lights, the songs, the decorations, they’re always so beautiful and bright. Every year, Christmas is amazing, until the TV gets berated by the most overrated 97 minutes in movie history, Elf.  Elf is a mov...

Everyone should learn another language

Everyone should learn another language

Elyse Perry, staff writer

November 26, 2019

For most students, dealing with one language seems to be more than enough work. In America, we tend to think that everyone else will just learn English and we’ll be able to get by easily with our monolingual lifestyle. The thing is, being bilingual is more useful than most people would think.  I...

Euthenasia should be legalized everywhere: here’s why

Euthenasia should be legalized everywhere: here’s why

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

This month marks the 25th year since Measure 16 was passed in Oregon. Measure 16 was the first law passed that legalized doctor-prescribed death. This is a radical culture change as compared to the old days, and many still think that euthenasia is too controversial to even discuss. There are many me...

Fall trees flourish with color

Fall trees flourish with color

Elijah Hudson, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Now that it is well into October, it is about the time when the trees begin to change colors. The wide canvas of brilliant colors filling the landscape makes autumn a great time of the year. While there are many unique trees that produce different colors and shapes, these trees are some of the most stun...

Changing the fundamental style of the classroom is a must

Changing the fundamental style of the classroom is a must

Jordan Ladd, editor

October 9, 2019

When topics about changing a classroom’s overall environment come up, many are simply talking about the curriculum. There is a growing push to provide a curriculum that can better attend to students, and allow them to lead their own learning development in a way that is easier for them to understan...

Should we ban plastic straws?

Should we ban plastic straws?

Grace O'Neil, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Should we ban plastic straws?   Plastic straws, once a modern day commodity, are now considered an environmental hazard and the topic of their use has become controversial. Many environmental activists wish to ban plastic straws in order to save the oceans and the turtles. Instead of using p...

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