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Opinion: procrastinate on procrastination

Opinion: procrastinate on procrastination

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Throughout high school, students will be faced with many nights that are filled with a whole bunch of stress due to classwork. While trying to complete a piece of homework, or a project from a certain class, there may also be the pressure to study and score well on a quiz or test in another class. S...

Say it Louder: budget cuts cause concern

Say it Louder: budget cuts cause concern

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Just two months after the inauguration of Donald Trump, and the changes are already occurring. One of those changes include proposed budget cuts he is planning to make. According to CNN news, he is planning to make the following cuts: a reduction of the community development block grant by 13.2 percent, NIH by 16.2 pe...

Real Talk: activity period

Real Talk: activity period

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

WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on the new activity period that will be added to next year's schedule.

All Voices Matter: speak your mind

All Voices Matter: speak your mind

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
March 16, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every American is bestowed certain rights the minute they are born as freedom of speech, protest and press are found in the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights. These are also the rights we use on a daily basis, especially our right to say what we please. But when it comes to school, it could be said that we a...

Sincerely Sydney: break the mold

Sincerely Sydney: break the mold

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

Students already have a lot on their plate with keeping up in school, managing extracurriculars, hanging out with friends and family, so the last thing needed is more pressure. In addition to trying to balance social and academic lives, many teens also struggle with low self esteem. With new techn...

Editorial: need an alternative to PSAT/SAT classes

Editorial: need an alternative to PSAT/SAT classes

Wingspan Editorial Staff
March 14, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

A vital change in this year’s course catalog is the lack of test prep classes. As sophomores and juniors look over the class selection for the 2017-18 school year, many of them may not notice that PSAT and SAT preparatory courses, which were offered as free classes in previous years’ course ca...

Say it Louder: gender and wage gap

Say it Louder: gender and wage gap

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Throughout most of history, women generally have tended to have fewer rights and less career opportunities than men. However, in the 20th century, women in many nations won the right to vote and increased their educational and job opportunities, expanding their choices to work jobs that were once only for men. Th...

Real Talk: timing of spring break

Real Talk: timing of spring break

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on the timing of spring break.

All Voices Matter: don’t put jokes before people

All Voices Matter: don’t put jokes before people

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

What are jokes? Jokes are things that makes you laugh, chuckle, or simply amuse you. Sometimes they can be perceived as being corny or not exactly your style, but you always know that the joke you were told must be funny to somebody. Laughter has proven to be the best medicine--relaxes the body, boosts the immune system,...

Sincerely Sydney: age and maturity not the same

Sincerely Sydney: age and maturity not the same

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Maturity is defined as a willingness to accept responsibility, or maintain poise in serious situations. Meanwhile, age is just a number, or a length of time a person has lived. While research has said a person’s brain doesn’t fully develop until age 25, young people can still exhibit maturity. High schoolers seem to be ...

Opinion: don’t play the system

Opinion: don’t play the system

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

2017-18 course selections were due recently and the process of creating more than 2,000 student schedules has begun. For some students, it’s all about challenging themselves academically. But for some it’s about working the GPA system and taking specific classes for the purpose of boosting their wei...

Say it Louder: spring break a little early

Say it Louder: spring break a little early

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

With spring break coming up next week, students are beginning to grow more and more excited for the week long break we get from school. Whether you’re going on vacation or just hanging out at home, it’s a good way to get student’s mind off of the stress of school. However, the fact that spring b...

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