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Return of the Scrunchie

Sadie Millard, Reporter

August 23, 2019

Welcome back to 1994. The scrunchie is taking back its ponytail throne as a refreshed accessory coming in a variety of colors, sizes, and materials. Scrunchies are becoming increasingly popular and are widely available from multiple retailers. Amazon eve...

Should school start times be pushed back?

Alyssa Goerzen, Journalist

August 23, 2019

In order to maintain a healthy sleep schedule, teenagers would need roughly 9 to 9 1/2 hours of sleep a night. However, based on research as well as interviews that have been conducted, the average North High student is only ge...

Who am I? A quest for identity

Karla Cardenas-Pasten, Writer

May 3, 2019

Everyone finds the answer to the question “ Who am I” at different times. It is during high school that teenagers begin to define their own sense of identity. In the quest to fit in and proclaim independence, many begin to est...

Reflecting On Senior Project

Morgan Dyke, Reporter

April 10, 2019

We all have things in our life that make it seem like the world is coming to an end or our world's at least. For me this thing so to speak was my senior project, and to many, it might seem silly but it was a major stress in my...

Learning to love yourself, a journey

Karla Cardenas-Pasten, Writer

March 28, 2019

Self-love isn’t something you learn through books, it’s something you cultivate. It isn’t just looking in the mirror and saying “I love you”, it goes deeper than that. While it appears to be a difficult journey, once...

Metallica takes on Wichita

Tate Miller, Reporter

March 7, 2019

The anticipation, the jittery legs bouncing, sitting on the edge of your seat. The announcer says the words you've been waiting to hear all night, "and here comes Metallica." The area goes dark for brief second, immediately your body jumps to the beginning of...

Artistry Through Eyeshadow

Montzerrath Reyes, Writer

March 6, 2019

Eyeshadow is a cosmetic that is applied/made for the eyelids. Eyeshadow is very unique addition to a regular makeup routine. Considering lots of people begin by using a base normally called foundation and all steps proceeding....

What Is St. Patrick’s Day?

Morgan Dyke, Reporter

March 6, 2019

         St. Patrick's day is a global celebration of Irish culture that takes place on march 17th. It remembers St.Patrick, one of Ireland's patron saints, who ministered Christianity in fifteenth century Ireland. The most well-...

The pros and cons of going to a k-8 school

Carina Barron, Reporter

March 6, 2019

Going to a K-8 grade school has its pros and cons. Students come to an end and say goodbye to a school where they spent nine years and they enter high school. High school prepares them for the real world. I went to Horace Mann...