Is Football Really Just a Game?

Is Football Really Just a Game?

Callie, Staff

February 13, 2019


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Is football really just a game? Is it nothing more than a " physical...competition conducted according to rules with the participants in direct opposition to each other," according to Merriam-Webster?

Why You Should Own A Dog

Hannah, staff

February 13, 2019


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Owning a dog makes people genuinely happy.  Dogs make us laugh, and we're typically more social with a dog around. Elly Wyatt said, "You should own a dog because they enrich your life and will always love you no matter what." Dogs will continuously love you because they feel a need to. I mean, you'l...

The Best Colleges in Alabama

Anna, Staff

February 13, 2019


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As we are all in high school, whether a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, most students have one thing on their mind: graduating. However, most students do not know what college they are going to, let alone what colleges would be good to fit their needs. So, to help narrow some of the choices,...

How Long Should You Wait to Get a New Mattress

Brady, staff

January 30, 2019


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Most people say you should wait eight years to replace your mattress, but a good mattress lasts nine to ten years, according to the National Sleep Foundation. However, consider replacing yours every five to seven years if you don't sleep well. Replacing your mattress can change the way you sleep. So...

I Pontificate over English

Jackson, Staff

January 30, 2019


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As an AP student at Springville, there are certain paths you can take to achieve getting a shiny sticker on your high school diploma that says "Advanced." And in striving to achieve this, the only classes I have found moderately bearable to endure has been the English courses. I have always had a love...

Most Important Subject

Elly, Staff

January 30, 2019


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Here at SHS, we are taught a number of different subjects ranging from World History to Geometry to Literature. The question is, though: which of these subjects is most beneficial to our future careers and which will we use most in life? I compared these subjects and interviewed some of our students...

Who’s going to the 80’s dance???

Isabella, staff

January 30, 2019


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Springville High School's student council is hosting a blast from the past dance (the 80's). It will be February 2nd in our lunchroom from 7 to 10 that night. I interviewed a couple of students to see what they would expect if they went to the dance. Some people said they weren't going because they already...

Casey Mize

Callie, staff

January 16, 2019


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A little more than a year ago, people in Springville and the sports world begin talking about this baseball player, a pitcher at Auburn University.

Jack’s is the Best Place to Eat in Springville

Brady, Staff

January 16, 2019


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Jack's is the best place to eat in Springville. They have good breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Jack's is definitely worth trying if you have never gotten the chance. Jack's sells arguably one of the best chicken biscuits out there, and I am one to agree with that. In the morning everyone is surrounding...

Most Unappreciated Holiday

Hannah, staff

January 16, 2019


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We light the sky up with colors on July 4th and tear open presents on December 25th, but we've never really paid much attention to one holiday. Whether you like tons of candy or watching alluring parades go by, Mardi Gras has something for anyone. Now, Mardi Gras is only a holiday to some parts of the...

Why We Need a Mid-Winter Break

Anna, Staff

January 16, 2019


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As students, we all know that the second semester is the most challenging and straight-forward part of the school year. We have a two day fall break in October, a week long spring break in March, why not have a mid-winter break also? According to a study conducted in 2016, researchers have concluded...

Why Christmas is the Best Holiday

Anna, Staff

December 5, 2018


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Lets face it, we all know Christmas as the best holiday of the year. From the music that gets played on November 1st, virtually skipping Thanksgiving (and sometimes Halloween), to putting up the Christmas tree and spending time as a family, Christmas has many joys. Christmas music is one of the greatest...

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