March 2015

Blurred Lines: what’s cheating and what’s not

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By: Karanda Heimuli

In a time when students have Google, Spark Notes, Wikipedia, and a handful of other search engines, doing homework has become easier than ever!  With colleges and scholarship committees jarring up their acceptance qualifications higher and higher every minute, how can students be expected to have a 4.0 GPA, a 36 on the ACT, work a full time job, do community service, and have time to do homework?

Billion Dollar Bracket

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By Brody Ward

Who doesn’t love money? Everybody wants to be rich. Money is the one thing in this life that can buy food, freedom, land, love, and everything else that’s good in this life. But money doesn’t just get handed to people. People have to work for money, and most of the time that work is tedious and/or hard. But once a year, there is a chance to hit the jackpot with zero risk-The NCAA basketball tournament. If a bracket is filled out 100% correctly, (guess every game right) you have a chance to win the billion dollars.

Where did the Shamrock come from?

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by: Jessica Potter

Not many of us know where the shamrock really came from. Most of us know it is the big symbol for St. Patrick’s Day, and we see it everywhere we go in the month of March. It has been long forgotten by the public where the four leaf clover legend originated from.

Superstition

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By: Madeleine White

Knock on wood because the day of luck, or perhaps the day of bad luck is coming up on March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day!  Either way, did you know that the phrase, “knock on wood”, comes from a theory of luck? It’s called superstition.  According to google definitions superstition is an excessively credulous belief in and reverence for supernatural beings.  Some common superstitions are an apple a day keeps the doctor away, the bad luck that Friday the thirteenth brings, or that walking underneath a ladder brings bad luck.

Wrestlers Win State Tournament

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Article by Haley Dixon

Back to Back State Champions

How did you spend your Valentine’s day? While many people were spending time with those they care about on February 14th, our wrestling team spent it (along with February 13th) wrestling for/winning their second consecutive state title!