The Tumultuous History of Prom

By Cady Russell, Staff Writer Prom is the American high school tradition. Movies like Pretty in Pink showcase the biggest event of the high school year in brilliant extravaganza. People dream about their prom dates and dresses. Prom is a distinctly American event, but how did the high school night of the year even get…

The Importance of Acceptance

“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” – Nathaniel Branden Ignorance. The opposite of awareness. The driving force behind hatred. The inexcusable excuse for mistreatment. My heart is broken into pieces by the ignorance in this world surrounding disability awareness. Why do we have months dedicated to awareness of cerebral…

What Senior Year Will Teach You

1.Senior year needs to be your easiest year, course-load wise. If you take all AP classes, you will be absolutely out of an effort by the second semester. 2. Take as many dual credit classes or community college classes as you can before so that you will be able to go into college a semester…

Passionless Artists Pollute Music

Streaming services like Spotify, Apple Music, and SoundCloud are gaining plays quicker than ever. In 2018, streaming services produced an almost 50% rise in streams according to the 2018 Nielsen Music Report. Streaming services are online and on-demand sources for music. Services like Spotify and SoundCloud offer music to be streamed in exchange for ad…

The Paw Print – May 2019

Read the last edition of the Paw Print student newspaper at Issuu.com or on your Issuu app. Pick up a hard copy outside room B210, in front of the library or the attendance office.

The Human Condition

Ignorance is the opposite of awareness, a driving force behind hatred. The inexcusable excuse for mistreatment. People communicate in countless different ways, verbally and non-verbally. Disabilities like autism, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome may cause some people to be unable to communicate in the way that most people do: verbally. One of my sweetest friends…

Let’s Talk About this Period

Women have made great strides from suffrage to equal pay. However, women still have their fair share of battles ahead. A giant problem that still persists for women is the stigma and the taxation of feminine hygiene products, like pads and tampons. The tampon tax is the common name for the tax added to feminine…

How To Make Friends

As high school is all about social exploration, what better way than to make more friends! The importance of attitude is underrated in this day and age. What you radiate is what you attract, and that ideal is not talked about enough. First impressions are extremely important and you can be making a first impression…

Tips From Seniors

Take the SAT and ACT tests multiple times. And study. Lots. Since you get to send the college your highest score, make sure that you get the opportunity to take the absolute best score and send it to colleges. Get college applications in early. Procrastination is not the best idea when it comes to college…