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It is okay not to get an A

It is okay not to get an A

Abigail McCormick, Design Editor, Writer August 8, 2021

Finals are coming up! You know what that means: endless hours of studying, mountains of homework, procrastinating that mountain of homework, and then stressing about the earlier (albeit inevitable) procrastination....

Why being a teenage girl feels impossible

Why being a teenage girl feels impossible

Rylea Townsend, News Editor August 8, 2021

Being a teenage girl requires patience. Some may say that there’s nothing teen girls can participate in without receiving backlash. You play sports? Oh, you’re trying too hard. You like makeup? Wow,...

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Which social media trends are here to stay?

Johanna Zimmerli, Opinion Editor May 27, 2021

From short funny video clips to genius ideas in fashion, art, and technology, social media has had a massive influence on the way we live. Ever since the general public was able to obtain Internet access,...

Best literature found in school

Best literature found in school

Nicholas Brogle, Editor-in-Chief May 27, 2021

Throughout the entirety of our schooling career, students have been exposed to a wide variety of books written by such greats as Shel Silverstein, Suzanne Collins, and Harper E. Lee. Although, it’s a...

Let’s talk about the “R” slur

Let’s talk about the “R” slur

Abigail McCormick, Design Editor, Writer May 5, 2021

The words “retard” and “retarded” stem from the term “mental retardation”. The term “mental retardation” was first introduced in 1961, and it was not meant to be derogatory; it was a medical...

Reflecting on senior year

Reflecting on senior year

Molly Youells, News Editor May 5, 2021

The pandemic has altered senior year as we know it. Activities, dances, and school itself haven’t been the same for us. We were ready for senior year to be memorable, and although it will be, this isn’t...

Transgender inclusion in sports

Transgender inclusion in sports

Aidan Villegas, Writer May 4, 2021

As some have disagreed over the inclusion of transgender athletes and where they stand in certain athletic programs, there is much to take into account. While some athletic programs and organizations accommodate...

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Virtual learning may be here to stay

Jennifer Barbera, Writer May 4, 2021

As the school year is coming to an end, students are wondering if in person remote learning will be an option next school year. At this time I’m unsure of what the COVID-19 plan is for the next...

The importance of Earth Day

The importance of Earth Day

Sara Good, Writer April 27, 2021

Earth Day was on Thurs. April 22, 2021. Earth Day is an important day and we shouldn’t ignore the message behind it. Our planet needs our help. The planet is heating up and fast. Climate change is...

Disney works to diversify its characters

Disney works to diversify its characters

Abigail McCormick, Design Editor, Writer April 26, 2021

When Disney released their first fully animated feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, in 1937, it’s safe to say diversity was not something they were concerned with. Over time, however, that...

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How cyber bullying still affects teens

Austin Shive, Writer April 23, 2021

Is Cyber Bullying being overlooked due to COVID-19? With the increase in online learning due to COVID-19, many are concerned about the effects of cyber bullying.  SVHS has always had ways to protect...

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Quarantine: will it be missed?

Johanna Zimmerli, Opinion Editor April 15, 2021

Over a year ago when the pandemic first hit, every public event was cancelled. People were forced to stay inside their houses as much as possible to slow the spread of COVID-19. Now there is a vaccine...

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