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Power Outages in North Carolina Cause Concern

Power Outages in North Carolina Cause Concern

Ethan Hunting, Copy Editor December 8, 2022

     A crisis is brewing over on the East Coast, as many North Carolina residents have lost power after a string of attacks on power substations. The attacks appear to be targeted, as another attack...

Comeback Season

Comeback Season

Madeline Clark, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2022

Riley Trowbridge, the Strength and Conditioning coach, is bringing back powerlifting after six years. Powerlifting is a competitive type of weightlifting that consists of three different lifts. Athletes...

Informal Opinion: A Deep Dive Into Entitled Customers

Informal Opinion: A Deep Dive Into Entitled Customers

Myles Johnson and Bailey Toburen December 8, 2022

Entitled customers are no foreign concept, especially to teenagers and young adults in the customer service industry. By using real stories from students, and facts found on the internet, this deep-dive...

Opinion: The Cause of Inflation

Opinion: The Cause of Inflation

Jarrett Reiter, Reporter December 8, 2022

Consumers are hurt by the rising prices in gas, food, and energy due to the high inflation rate. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rate for October is about eight percent rounded up....

OPINION: Why BTS Is So Popular Globally

OPINION: Why BTS Is So Popular Globally

Rey Renick, Reporter December 7, 2022

In the past six years, the popular K-pop group BTS has taken the world by storm. In 2017, with the release of their song DNA, they gathered unbelievable amounts of attention internationally. The music...

The Failures of Sex Abstinence-Only Teaching

The Failures of Sex Abstinence-Only Teaching

Lillian Campbell, Ads editer November 30, 2022

Abstinence-only teaching is when youth are just told to not have sex until marriage and are not educated on the matter. Sex abstinence-only teaching is like telling students that just not having sex is...

Students in Mr. Petersons honors algebra 2 class take a test before Thanksgiving break

Finals Return After 3 years

Caroline Clarke, Reporter November 30, 2022

StuAfter 3 years, finals have returned for the 2022-2023 school year.   “I think they are important for a couple of reasons,” Michael Simpson, assistant principal said. “They allow us to wrap...

Students Give Back To Community By Helping With Blood Drive

Students Give Back To Community By Helping With Blood Drive

Paige Schesser, Reporter November 14, 2022

On Wednesday, November 10, the school held a blood drive for students to volunteer. Donating blood is maybe the easiest way a student can save up to 3 lives in just an hour. One out of every three people...

Staff Editorial: Transgender Policy

Staff Editorial: Transgender Policy

November 11, 2022

The increasing rise of abuse towards transgender people is not a new issue, nor one exclusive to Gardner. That fact, however, does not excuse the horrible mistreatment of the transgender students of the...

Guideline to Policy

Guideline to Policy

Madeline Clark, Editor-in-chief November 11, 2022

A new transgender policy was voted on and approved at the Monday, November 7 board meeting. The meeting opened with D.C Hiegert, the LGBTQ plus legal with the ACLU of Kansas who expressed concerns about...

Varsity Cheer team competes at UCA Regional Competition

Varsity Cheer team competes at UCA Regional Competition

November 11, 2022

On Saturday, November 5,  the varsity cheer team attended the UCA Regional Competition. This competition holds opportunities for teams to earn bids for the 2023 UCA High School Nationals in Orlando, FL....

With the rising costs of streamed content, consumers can feel like theyre drowning with no way out.

OPINION: The price of streamed content will keep going up, and there is no stopping it

Rain Bleess, Reporter November 7, 2022

Streaming services started out as a revolutionary idea that completely outdid cable. Now there’s a streaming service for anything and everything, and consumers are suffering. According to nfl.com,...

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