All sports fans have something to enjoy at this time of the year

Zack Balzer

April 26, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Around the end of April and the beginning of May, the madness of sports ramps up. The NBA and NHL playoffs begin. The MLB season is in full swing. And the NFL draft is scheduled where all 32 NFL teams will select a new breed...

‘Bama Bound for Spring Break

Alison Hogan

March 22, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Spring Break is an amazing time for everyone. It’s a week off of school that people enjoy going out of town or planning fun family events. There is usually good weather but of course as we know with experience from the past ...

Sochi not living up to my expectations

Arael Rauls

February 19, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Before you run at me with pitchforks and torches, hear me out. For as long as I can remember, The Olympics have always been a series of events that bring the world together to celebrate the best of the best athletes in given sports ...

Pirate ‘Dis’Connections

Pirate ‘Dis’Connections

February 13, 2014

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 ...

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