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Disrespect in the halls of Hays High?

Jackie Balzer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Disrespect—that’s all it is. Whether it’s true or not and whether you think it’s funny or not, it’s disrespectful. The latest trend making its way through the halls is the new Twitter account “HaysHighProbz.” Technology provides a whole virtual world that can be used in such great ways,...

Homework puts a damper on life

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2011


Filed under Opinion

It seems like more than ever academics is controlling our lives. There is so much pressure to succeed and prepare for college and a career that it all but consumes our minds. But I think a line has been crossed. I can personally testify that I have spent at least three hours on homework a night on...

On whining: no one wants to hear it

Sami Hobson, Assistant Editor

March 25, 2011


Filed under Opinion

It’s been a while since I’ve ranted. A certain group of people have been getting on my nerves. They’ve bothered me for as long as I can remember, but their behavior as of last has pushed me to my breaking point. I can’t take any more. These people are whiners. It must be that time of the...

Don’t fret, there’s still your whole life

Erica Staab, A&E Editor

March 25, 2011


Filed under Opinion

What do you want to be when you grow up? In kindergarten, the options seemed endless. I could be an astronaut, a wildlife adventurer, a ballerina, or a super star. I thought I could travel the world. I thought I could grow up and be a genius and come up with the cure for cancer. I wanted to spend...

Conversations chock full of filler nonsense

Cora Jaeger, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2011


Filed under Opinion

They taint our word’s sincerity and meaning and they often leave us standing less than intelligent. They weave their way through speech and leave a path of destruction in their wake. Their tricky ways can often lead a good conversation astray, or even halt it completely. They’re conversation killers;...

From lunch room to food court

Kylee Filley, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Around here, following rules or standards is a must.  When the new nutrition guidelines came out, administrators and faculty immediately took action to prevent the school from being penalized. Some schools, such as Garden City High School, do not care about the new regulations that have been set...

Would you please get a room?

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Kiss, kiss, smooch, smooch, I see it everywhere in the hall. Is it just me, or is it that everywhere I turn there is some couple sucking face? I would like to go one day without people having PDA. I mean, I’m okay with holding hands and small kisses, but full make out sessions in the hall kind of...

Decorating for the holidays

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2010


Filed under Opinion

It’s now the week before Christmas and it has become one long Christmas season, starting the day after Halloween. The one thing I always cherished about the Christmas season was decorating the day after Thanksgiving with my grandparents. But to be honest, I don’t even remember the fall season...

Students Need to Take Politics Seriously

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2010


Filed under Opinion

With school, sports and work, teens today have little time to pay attention to national politics. That is a major problem when we become tomorrow’s leaders. So many things are changing in Washington D.C. Teens shouldn’t ignore what’s really going on.  Whether teens favor Republicans or Democrats...

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