The Movement of Music

Stress. Nervousness. Pressure. Everyone at some point in their lives have felt these emotions. It can be caused from a personal problem, like the death of a close family member or friend. It could also be something a little smaller, like being late to work. However, in this generation, school students of all ages have been receiving more and more homework each day. These emo...
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Conformity vs. Deviance

“Conformity” means to not stray from social expectations, while “deviance” means to stray from social expectations. Depending on your point of view either can have positive or negative results. Two novels, Stargirl and Fahrenheit 451 are books about what can happen if we attempt to uniform equality and the character’s realization of the truth, his attempt to change his worl...
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Who Owns The Moon?

When I was a kid, I always wondered who owned the moon. I mean certainly you own the ground in which is your property. But do you own the tiny triangle shaped wedge going to the center of the earth. Of course you don’t own the sky above your head, your government does. After all, you have no say in what planes fly over your house. But the only reason the government can claim ...
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Fredrick Douglas vs. Slavery

Douglass vs. Slavery Slavery has been a big part of our history. All the way from early human civilization to the 1860’s. Many people have been for slavery for so long and say that it’s a good thing. But others like Frederick Douglass, say that it was a horrible thing that went on. And he would know he lived through it when he was younger. In his book Narrative of th...
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New Faces at Arrowhead

There are many new faces around the hallways lately. The freshmen are not the only ones getting used to the way this school works. The new teaches have some adjusting to do as well. Derek Micke, first year special education teacher said his first four weeks have been going great because of the students in his classes “I have made some great connections with my students,” s...
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My First Day of High School

I’ve dreaded this day ever since I was a young child. My first day of high school. I’m sure that you remember yours. Just hopefully you remember it as a good day, unlike me. Growing up I always thought high school would be like the movie High School Musical, but as I got older I obviously knew it would be nothing like that. I was always terrified of going to highschool. My ...
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Formation of the Solar System

Around 4.5 billion years ago, our Sun and all the other bodies that object around it were born from an enormous cloud of interstellar gas and dust, similar to the glowing emission nebulae we see scattered across today’s night sky. Astronomers have understood this basic picture as the birth of the Solar System for a long time, but the details of how the process happened have o...
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Drinking Age Should Be Lowered

In the United States at the age of eighteen you are legally allowed to buy tobacco, vote, get married, enlist in the military, and work in a bar. However, in most states, you cannot legally have a beer with your friends or drink champagne at your family reunion. The age of eighteen is the legal age of adulthood in the United states and adults should have the right to make the...
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Biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born on September 24th, 1896, to an Irish Catholic upper middle class family living in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was named after Francis Scott Key, his second cousin three times removed on his father’s side, who was the writer of the Star-Spangled Banner (the United States’ national anthem). Fitzgerald’s mother’s family h...
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Are We Really Living in the '70s?

I was chillaxin’ on the couch with a bag of chips in my hand. I fumble with my remote. I click the on button. Far out! Look it’s That ‘70s Show! Fez was just given a bottle of liquor I was told by Hyde that that would warm him right up. He takes a sip and blurts out, “It tastes like liquid candy”. Wait. Let’s back it up and rewind. Fez said that the liquor tasted like l...
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