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Opinion: buckle up to save a life

Opinion: buckle up to save a life

Hallie Winterbauer, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion

It has been proven time and time again, seat belts save lives. But sometimes it takes a personal tragedy to understand the real truth of a maxim. Last year, someone very close to me had an unimaginable car wreck and one of the three passengers in the car was killed on impact because she wasn’t wear...

Real Talk: 3 day weekend or early start to summer

Real Talk: 3 day weekend or early start to summer

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week’s Real Talk, WTV’s Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinions on whether they would like to have Monday off or get an earlier start to summer.

Opinion: dress code inconsistency

Opinion: dress code inconsistency

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The second semester of school is stressful enough, but what makes school even more stressful is finding something to wear that won't get a student stopped by an administrator in the middle of the school day. Even though both boys and girls have dress codes, girls often find themselves to be the only...

Sincerely Sydney: SAT prep alternatives

Sincerely Sydney: SAT prep alternatives

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the past years the school offered SAT and PSAT prep courses. For months it was up in the air on whether or not they would be offered this year, and as of now they have been taken out of of the course catalog due to the fact that with the redesigned SAT, tested items are portrayed more accurately in class instruction. A...

Say It Louder: everyone deserves love on Valentine’s

Say It Louder: everyone deserves love on Valentine’s

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Today, being the international day of love, will most likely be filled with teddy bear’s chocolates, flowers and more gifts exchanged between couples. Valentine’s Day is a cute way to show your affection toward somebody, but do we really need a holiday to express our love to someone? I’m not in any way...

Opinion: DeVos a mystery

Opinion: DeVos a mystery

Michael Capps, Guest Contributor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The first ever tiebreaker in United States Senate history was made by Vice President Mike Pence recently to confirm Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. One of Trump’s most controversial cabinet choices, DeVos takes on her new role with almost no education experience. Much of the support for DeVos is based off her work in Michigan and her support of Trump’s idea to put $20 Billion into the Federal-School Voucher Progra...

Say It Louder: immigration ban doesn’t make sense

Say It Louder: immigration ban doesn’t make sense

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Three judges from San Francisco made the decision to place a suspension on Trump’s executive order prevent immigrants from seven countries from entering the United States.  Trump is not pleased that his executive order was temporarily blocked. However, this decision was for the best. The ban is like h...

Real Talk: “alternative facts”

Real Talk: “alternative facts”

Julia Savage, WTV Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week’s Real Talk, WTV’s Julia Savage hits the halls to get student opinions on "alternative facts".

Opinion: SAT/ACT prep necessary

Opinion: SAT/ACT prep necessary

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
February 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion

While high school comes with many things to worry about and take care of such as students’ GPA, class rank, report cards, and STAAR tests; but there’s one test that is of utmost importance for juniors and seniors. The SAT and ACT are standardized tests that juniors and seniors take in order to a...

Sincerely Sydney: learning over school

Sincerely Sydney: learning over school

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

“Why do you hate school so much if you love learning?” This is a question I commonly get and the answer is simple. Learning and school are two completely different things. Learning at school used to be exciting and riveting, but now it seems like it’s about how well you can remember the information...

Opinion: The new first lady

Opinion: The new first lady

Kharisma Pritchett Braxton, Guest Contributor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Michelle Obama has become one of the most influential first ladies in American history. She has had many accomplishments, such as inspiring companies like Walgreens and Walmart to build or expand 1,500 stores in communities with limited or no access to food and launching Let Girls Learn, a U.S. governme...

Say it Louder: the right to protest

Say it Louder: the right to protest

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

With all the protests against President Trump going on, there comes many different opinions and interpretations. Some say that the protests are pointless and people need to move on and accept the fact that Donald Trump is our President. However, others think that everyone has the right to voice their ...

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