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Racists Mascots?

Racists Mascots?

by Shane O'Grady
November 26, 2015
Filed under Opinion

California has just become the first state to ban racists school names such as the term “Red Skins”. The bill will go into effect starting January 1st of 2016. There are very few schools that are being affected by this bill. These schools are Gustine High School, Calaveras High School, Chowchil...

Same Crap Different Day

Same Crap Different Day

by Allie VanStone
November 25, 2015
Filed under Mirror's Best, Opinion

“Students are bored.” “Students are stressed.” “Students are tired.” “It shouldn’t be this way.” So if this is what a large survey is saying about high school students, why isn’t anything being done about it? We hear all about how students test scores are lower than ever. To ...

Is Cheating Getting Worse?

Is Cheating Getting Worse?

by Sarah Aljably, Mirror Staff
November 25, 2015
Filed under Opinion

There is undoubtedly more cheating going on now than in the past due to advances in technology and social media that makes it easier to share information. Cheating is getting more and more common due to the pressure of maintaining a high GPA throughout high school in order to get into a good college. Stude...

Dress Code Favoritism

Dress Code Favoritism

by Madison Fougerousse, Mirror Staff
November 24, 2015
Filed under Opinion

The dress code is something we have had to follow since we were in preschool. For girls, especially, this is a problem. Your shorts have to be a certain length, your shirt has to have a certain type of sleeve, and you can never show your bra straps. Add in that your shorts have always had to...

School Sports Offers Many Benefits

School Sports Offers Many Benefits

by Madysen Fisher, Mirror Staff
November 24, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Playing sports in and out of school is beneficial to kids because they teach kids how to deal with other people that they might usually have to deal with on a regular basis. This would teach them how to deal with people that if there were not on the same team they would not have to deal with. This...

Twerking Not School Appropriate for School Dances

Twerking Not School Appropriate for School Dances

by Nadia Kiersey, Mirror Staff
November 18, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Snowball is coming up soon and more than likely someone will be offended by the way students, girls in particular, dance. The problem we face in our entire student body and our community is people who twerk, is a type of dancing that is inappropriate for school dances. Teenagers at Coldwater High Sc...

Do you want a gun in every classroom?

Do you want a gun in every classroom?

by Taylor Jones, Mirror Staff
November 16, 2015
Filed under Opinion

I recently came across this news article about Michigan allowing concealed weapons in school.  At first glance, that just seems like the dumbest idea that I have ever heard of. Most people with guns will argue about my position because they want to have the right to carry it around wherever they...

Wrestlers Under Appreciated?

Wrestlers Under Appreciated?

by Dylan Doty, Mirror Staff
November 16, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Wrestling is one of the most underrated sports in not just high school and college, but in the Olympics as well.     Wrestling is not just a sport of sweaty guys rolling around and it is definitely not “gay”.  Wrestling is one of the most physically and mentally demanding sports ever. Wrest...

Should It Really Take 3 months To Log on?

Should It Really Take 3 months To Log on?

by Stephanie Halstead
November 11, 2015
Filed under Mirror's Best, Opinion

  School is supposed to be full of responsible adults, right? Well, how come for the first couple of months I couldn't log on to a computer correctly? It may not be as much as the teachers fault as mine, but I seriously could've had more help trying to get all of my computer stuff fig...

When does removing a student from class go too far?

When does removing a student from class go too far?

by Jessica Hayward, Mirror Staff
November 11, 2015
Filed under Mirror's Best, Opinion

In South Carolina recently, a student was forcibly removed from her classroom by a police officer. The student was asked by her teacher to leave the classroom and she refused. The teacher then called the officer, who came into the classroom and asked her to leave. When she still refused, the officer ...

Backpacks should not be in classrooms

Backpacks should not be in classrooms

by Nicole Adams, Mirror Staff
November 11, 2015
Filed under Mirror's Best, Opinion

Backpacks have to go Carrying your books is not that hard.  So why do so many people have a problem with not being allowed to carry them in a book bag to each class? If kids bring their backpacks to class they could also bring things that could kill or hurt someone. Backpacks also take up s...

Drugs ruin lives

Drugs ruin lives

by Yarely Gonzalez, Mirror Staff
November 11, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Drugs have been a common problem around the world since the U.S.A started selling opium as trade with the Chinese, so as you can tell; that’s a long time. Today drug use is more common in teens who are in high school. Some teens use it to control anxiety, depression, or simply just do it out of cur...

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