Stories of 4/13

Blotter Staff, Reporters

April 26, 2018

Filed under Features

Everyone has a story. The April 13 incident effected all of us, but the different perspectives from throughout the school captured the authenticity of the emotional stress that was experienced.   Uneasiness in a closet was th...

Balancing work and school difficult for teens

Rhiannon Tackett

April 2, 2018

Filed under Features

Trying to find a good balance between work and school can be can be a very difficult thing to do - it could mean getting up early and staying up late, but the hard work pays off. One in four of every 16 year old students in...

No one puts Aiden in a corner

Emily Owens, Editor-in-chief

March 16, 2018

Filed under Features

Junior Aiden Phillips is one of our best. This “theatre genius” doesn’t stay in one corner of Performing Arts, but has instead successfully branched out and is already making a name for himself at 16. “Aiden is not...

A Tan to Die For / Teens continue to tan despite risks

Destiny Amig, Entertainment Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under Features

The US Department of Health & Human services declared that ultraviolet radiation from the sun and artificial sources, such as tanning beds and sun lamps, to be a known carcinogen. This isn’t news to most, but you would b...

The Woman Behind “Rosie the Riveter”

Rachael Rutherford, Reporter

February 8, 2018

Filed under Features

Equality. It is something that America still struggles to achieve sometimes, but some would say there's been huge strides. With this, some people are more credited than others. “As a kid, I always looked at the famous Rosie th...

Where is ASL in the classroom?

Kaitlyn Burdine, Reporter

February 8, 2018

Filed under Features

Washington may be flourishing in the deaf community by teaching 150 high schools ASL, but Indiana only offers ASL in 30 high schools out of the 1,925 high schools in the state, according to an article from Mt. Vernon High School’s...

Cold Weather Preparedness

Olivia Gaetano, Reporter

February 2, 2018

Filed under Features

“If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm,” Frank Lane.   During the winter months, being prepared is one of the only surefire ways to combat our city’s sporadic weather patterns. Accord...

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