School Clubs, Why You Should Join

Anna, Staff

April 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As the school year is coming to a close (21 days until summer break officially begins), students are preparing for exams, seniors are excited about graduation and counselors are beginning to tackle the inevitable task of registering us for classes next year. With the coming year in mind, many may be...

Why Dinners are Important

Brady, staff

April 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion

After-school activities, late workdays, long commutes--- it's no wonder few families eat dinner together. Yet, studies show that the family dinner hour is an important part of healthy living. When families dine together, they tend to eat more vegetables and fruits and fewer fried foods, soda, and foods...

Why Everyone Should Go to a Rodeo at Some Point in Their Life

Hannah, staff

April 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion

If you've never been to a rodeo...you're seriously missing out. From the thrill of bull-riding to the simplicity of chicken chasing, rodeos have something for everyone. Whether you like animals or looking for exciting entertainment, those eight seconds can pack a lot of adrenaline. Each rodeo is unique...

Celebration?

Celebration?

Callie, Staff

April 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion

You may have noticed some questionable dye jobs while walking down the halls. I caught up with our baseball team to learn about why they collectively dyed their hair blonde.

Are AP Classes Really Worth the Struggle?

Anna, Staff

April 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Being an AP/pre-AP student, I know the struggle of having hours upon hours of homework a night. AP, or Advanced Placement, is a program created by the College Board which offers “college-level curricula and examinations to high school students” (The College Board). Currently, there are at least 10...

Are Peeps the Most Controversial Easter Treat?

Hannah, Staff

April 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As soon as February is over, the supermarkets across America are stocked with one specific candy: PEEPS. Now of course Peeps aren't the only candy put on the shelves at Easter, but they sure do seem to be the most controversial. People either like them or they don't; there is usually no in between. The...

The Loveliest Village

The Loveliest Village

Callie, Staff

April 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Allow me to share some of my absolute favorite locations, traditions, cultural aspects, and other unique characteristics found only in the Loveliest Village on the Plains.

The Weekend is the Best Time of the Week

Brady, staff

March 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Friday comes and you are ready for all the plans you have for the weekend. Maybe you want to go ice skating, bowling, or go to a friend's house. The options are limitless because the weekend is the time to do anything you have been wanting to do. School will not be taking place, so that means you can...

Why Springville Needs Food Delivery Services

Anna, Staff

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

As most of us have lived in Springville most of our lives, we have come to the realization that our little town has an abundance of fast food restaurants that seem to be vastly spread out over the town. Sometimes, people can find it severely inconvenient to leave and get food, such as if you are a mother...

Is the School Bus Safe ?

Aaron, Staff

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

When you were a kid did you ride the bus or the car? Most kids ride the bus to school and back. I rode the bus my whole life until high school. The bus is not that bad; you make a lot of friends and learn new things. Most parents have to let their child ride the bus because of work. I’m sure if they...

Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day

Brady, staff

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Breakfast is important for very many reasons. Apart from providing us with energy, breakfast foods are good sources of important nutrients such as calcium, iron and B vitamins as well as protein and fibre. The body needs these essential nutrients, and research shows that if these are missed at breakfast,...

Why Being in Band is One of the Best Things to Ever Happen to Someone

Hannah, staff

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Band. A sport? or a big wad of talented people? If you’re a trumpet or on color guard, I believe what I’m about to say will hit hard. I’m sure everyone knows a little about band. Whether it is that the band “plays at halftime” or that we “make lots of noise at pep rallies.” So, yeah,...

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