Most Unappreciated Holiday

Hannah, staff

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion

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


Filed under Opinion

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


Filed under Opinion

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...

Why You Should be Involved in School

Brady, Staff

November 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The more involved you are in school, the more time you will put into school, and the better your grades will be. If you do more extra curricular activities, that means more time that you are at school or doing something that is involved with the school. By spending time doing stuff for the school, you...

What Does Halloween Mean To SHS?

Claire, Staff

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  In the average high school setting, Halloween can either be the most anticipated holiday of the year, or simply brushed off as childish and boring. But, at heart, we are all children, and at SHS, Halloween, and the arrival of fall in general, serves as a celebration of oncoming cold we...

Halloween…. Dressing Up or Getting Candy?

Hannah, staff

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As we all know October 31st is a day of tricks and treats. (See what I did there?) Between the fun of dressing up and walking around main street collecting candy, what does Halloween mean? Is it the fun of getting ready to go knock on as many doors as possible? Or the thought of having a bag full of...

Aaron Byars and Cameron Bonner: Good Additions to the SHS Soccer Team

Brady, Staff

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Aaron Byars and Cameron Bonner are just now newly introduced onto the Springville High School soccer team and they have the potential to be the best players we have in Springville. Aaron Byars has been playing sports for mostly his whole life. He is on the track, football, and basketball team. Aaron...

How clubs are beneficial to our school

Anna, Staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Springville High School offers a plethora of clubs including Beta Club, Key Club, Student Council, Mu Alpha Theta, FCCLA, FCA, FFA, SADD and more. Students have the choice too join as many of these clubs as they please and can also run for officer positions such as president, vice president, secretary...

Cheez-Its vs. Goldfish

Isabella, Staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Cheez-Its were invented in 1921 by the Green and Green Company in Dayton Ohio. It is a little orange, rectangular cracker, but they’re bite-sized and  taste amazing . Today they come in a variety of cheesy flavors including pepperjack, white chedder, chedder jack hot & spicy and many more, but...

Springville City Group

Sarah M., Staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Every Sunday evening from 5:30 to 7:30, a group of teenage Christians gather at 1027 Weems Rd. for fun, community, and worship. I was new to City Group this week and was welcomed right away.  At first we just hung out. We took loads of silly pictures, hula-hooped, played basketball, and I even joined...

Should we give out participation trophies?

Callie, staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Do we reward children and others too much by offering participation trophies and consolation prizes? We do well to celebrate hard work put into a commitment, but there is a line that must be drawn. We need to congratulate children on their effort, but they cannot be coddled into believing that the bare...

Country Living vs City Living

Hannah, staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Want cows in your back yard? Boom, move to the country. Want constant noise and lights everywhere you turn, well the city is just for you. Trust me when I say the country is a way better decision then the city. In the country you have the opportunity grow your own food, and the air is actually cleaner...

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