Are IDs helping or hurting students in the school

Ben Rutledge

February 7, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Immediately following Winter Break, Pattonville increased the amount for an ID to $4. During 1st Semester, the cost was just $3. In 2011-2012, IDs weren’t required to be worn at all, but they were required to be on you...

Olympic Games create bond between countries through competition

Conner Delles

February 7, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Out of all the fantastic sports that are created and played worldwide, the Winter Olympics has a wide variety played throughout the 16 days of the Winter Olympics. Although the Opening Ceremony was held earlier in the ...

Five study tips for finals

Valerie Gradel

December 21, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

With finals just around the corner, many students are studying as much as they can, with hopes of passing their finals as well as their classes. Here are 5 study tips that have really helped people: Flashcards. Even if you think the...

PowerSchool: Is it Rigged?

Mariah Lindsey

December 20, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

For the typical student that faithfully studies and completes assignments, it is often annoying for one to check up on PowerSchool to see that all of their time spent on general assignments had little-to-no-effect on increasi...

Cafeteria Catastrophe

Taylor Hays

December 18, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When a student goes to eat lunch on a normal day at their high school, they expect to have some type of simple food choice available to them, free of contaminants and, well, mold. A lot of kids resort to eating school lunche...

Internet filters: Are they hindering us more than protecting us?

Alyssa Potter

December 16, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

  Imagine your English teacher just assigned a research paper. For your history class, the next assignment is to research weapons used in World War I. Even in your science class, projects requiring Internet informatio...

Finals are here, students try to stay stress-free

Julie Halveland

December 14, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s finally here. Finals week that is. Winter Break is almost here, and with the semester classes coming to an end comes the final exam. Most students at Pattonville have to study for final exams in all of their seven ...

New video game consoles released just in time for holidays

Terrell Perry

December 10, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We waited long enough for the next generation to stroll its way to our local stores in the month of November, and yet we were far from disappointed. The battle between the PS4 and Xbox One has continued with more powerful machine...

Is your education being blocked at school by filters

Ryan Lang

November 5, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Stuck in English. Can’t focus. Need music. Over the past few weeks, the free Internet radio website Pandora has been blocked at Pattonville High School because of a filter change. A filter is something that will stop or...

Too Cool For School

Kaitlyn Sladek

November 4, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When students wake up in the morning they feel as if they should grab some boots, mittens, and maybe even a parka. Pattonville High School is way too cold, students never get a chance to warm up, and eventually they just b...

Pirates Get Involved

Zack Balzer

October 29, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

School spirit is very popular at Pattonville High School. From STUCO, to sports, to clubs and activities and more, many students at Pattonville are involved. Whether it is playing in the band or choir, participating in clubs and...

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