• May 7Green and Gold Day at MSHS on May 15th from 8:30 am- 3:00 pm.
  • May 7Senior Breakfast at MSHS on May 15th from 7-8 pm.
  • May 7Dance Recital at MSES on May 7 from 7-8 pm.
  • May 1Senior's Last Day on May 10th!!

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Mo Heinger, Reporter

December 12, 2016

After a noticeable hiatus, "Childish Gambino" ha returned to the music scene with an album that has a sound unlike any other. This addition to the artist's long list of hit songs was definitely worth the wait and here's why.

Editorial: Vice Presidential Debate

Editorial: Vice Presidential Debate

October 18, 2016

The Vice Presidential debate last Tuesday brought many questions to the table. Who should be the next VPOTUS? What type of Vice President do we need? According to most, GOP candidate Mike Pence won the debate. But why? Some claim that he lied more times than Tim Kaine. But Pence was poised and collec...

Editorial: Gender Identity Respect

Editorial: Gender Identity Respect

Eryn McQueen, Reporter

October 11, 2016

From the moment we're born, were confined to one binary gender, either female or male. As our lives progress, we get to know ourselves and find out who we are. But not everyone continues to discriminate themselves as male or female.  The issue is, we need to respect individuals who wish not to be...

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

October 10, 2016

On September 9th, 2016, Bastille released their new album, "Wild World". Bastille is described as a British indie pop band. Before "Wild World", they had four other albums, "Bad Blood", "VS. (Other People's heartache)"," Other People's Heartache", and "Other People's Heartache pt. 2.". "Pompeii" from...

Editorial: Colin Kaepernick Takes a Stand in His Own Way

Editorial: Colin Kaepernick Takes a Stand in His Own Way

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter

September 16, 2016

On September 2, Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San Fransisco 49ers, sat during the pledge of allegiance before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick said in an...

Editorial: The War on Modern Science

Editorial: The War on Modern Science

Kaitlyn Davidson, Reporter

May 20, 2016

It's the end of the year, and that means more and more surveys are bombarding students. Everyone wants to know what drugs you’re doing, what you thought about your English teacher, or what your tax bracket is. All these questions are then funneled into scientific-looking test results that deliver cr...

Editorial: Does the Feminist Movement Need a New Name?

Editorial: Does the Feminist Movement Need a New Name?

James Baker, Reporter

May 12, 2016

In a country where the presumptive nominee for president in one of our two major parties is a woman it must be true that feminist values are not far from center stage. I support values like pay equity and a woman's right to choose and think that they are necessary in our modern culture. Feminist values...

Review: Captain America: Civil War (Spoiler Alert)

Review: Captain America: Civil War (Spoiler Alert)

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter

May 10, 2016

Captain America: Civil War is one of the best marvel movies I've seen since the original Avengers movie. It was gripping and always had me on the edge of my seat. The cast and the combination of characters from the MCU was perfectly constructed. Overall, I was very pleased with the performance. All...

Editorial: Animals Used as Entertainment are Continuously Abused

Editorial: Animals Used as Entertainment are Continuously Abused

Anela Wright, Reporter

May 10, 2016

In the past couple of months, rumors have surfaced that Ringling Brothers Circus will stop using elephants as part of their act. But as of March 5 2016, it was confirmed true. The elephants are to be sent to the Ringling Brothers animal conservation in Florida. There have been many accounts that the ...

Editorial: Does “The Jungle Book” Controversy Continue in 2016?

Editorial: Does “The Jungle Book” Controversy Continue in 2016?

Bryce Van Derveer, Reporter

April 27, 2016

The Jungle Book is among the most cherished of the Disney classics. From its charming animated style to its jazzy, addicting sound track, it truly represents what Disney is all about. Unfortunately, in this case, this came back and kicked he cooperation in the teeth. For those who don’t know, Disney...

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