The Jungle 2/13

February 13, 2019


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Spongebob Featured at the Super Bowl

John Morgan, staff

February 13, 2019


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Everyone knows and loves the nautical cartoon Spongebob Squarepants. Last year, the creator of the much beloved TV series, Stephen Hillenburg, passed away. The sudden news gave many people the idea of making a petition to have the Spongebob song "Sweet Victory" played at the Superbowl, in order the honor...

Trump Trying to Raise a “Human Wall”

Skylar, staff

February 13, 2019


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At the state of union speech, Trump brought up the idea of a human wall. If Congress doesn't pass a bill to pay for the wall, then Trump will suggest a human wall where he will add 3,750 more U.S. forces to the southern border. This will bring the current number to 4,350 total troops. It is unknown if...

The Jungle 1/30

January 30, 2019


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Hitman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Killing Criminal Figure “Mr. Big”

Tyler, staff

January 30, 2019


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In the U.K., there was a  feud going on between crime boss Mr. Big and another gang. Mr. Big was murdered by the hitman they call The Iceman. Mr. Big was killed by an Uzi sub-machine gun outside his Salford home in 2015. Last year, The Iceman also killed mob "fixer" and father of five John Kinsella...

Saturn is Losing Its Rings

John Morgan, staff

January 30, 2019


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We all know and love the famous gas giant Saturn. Named after the Roman Saturn, the planet is mostly known for its rings. However, NASA scientists have made observations from the Voyager probes that passed by Saturn in 1981. What tipped scientists off, was they noticed dark bands in the planet's upper...

Communities Helping Workers Furloughed

Skylar, writer

January 30, 2019


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Communities around the United States are worked together to help those that were furloughed during the government shutdown. This happened in Alabama as well. "In Alabama, there [were] 5,500 employees at federal agencies without funding and subject to the shutdown" (Gore). Huntsville, Alabama, was impacted...

World’s Largest Great White Shark Spotted off Hawaii

World’s Largest Great White Shark Spotted off Hawaii

Claire, Staff

January 30, 2019


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One of the largest documented great white sharks in the world was spotted feeding on a sperm whale carcass 20 miles offshore of Oahu, Hawaii, last week. Dwarfing divers at over 20 feet long, this female great white, affectionately nicknamed "Deep Blue", weighs 2.5 tons and is estimated to be over 50...

School News

Lexi, staff

January 30, 2019


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At Springville High School, we are having a blast from the past dance. At this dance we will be dressing from the past with anything from big skirts and flow tops to older dresses for the girls and suits or khakis for the men. The dance will be held at Springville High School at 6pm on February 2nd....

The Jungle 1/16/19

January 16, 2019


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The Importance of National Parks

The Importance of National Parks

Claire, Staff

January 16, 2019


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Whether you know it or not, you've probably been to at least one national park in your lifetime. Out of the 59 present within U.S. borders, only one is within reasonable driving distance: the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee. The more famous parks are a three-to-four day drive from ...

Prison Guards Unpaid While Prisoners Get Fancy Meal for New Year’s Day

Tyler, staff

January 16, 2019


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Usually you think that criminals should not get treats or special treatment since they do horrible crimes without a care. Well, that did not happen a prison in Florida. While the guards had to work without being paid due to the partial government shutdown, the prisoners got to eat steak, biscuits, and...

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