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OPINION: The importance of personal pronouns

December 3, 2020

Imagine waking up on the first day of school and dreading introducing yourself to all the unknown people in your classes. With a name you use with friends and the one on the attendance sheet being complete...

What’s going to happen to the Affordable Care Act and why it matters

November 19, 2020

Since 2010 when it was passed into law, The Affordable Care Act has been a matter of debate on Capital Hill. We have seen support and opposition from both sides of the aisle and in the past few presidential...

How to take care of yourself in quarantine

May 18, 2020

Quarantine is an unsure time in everyone’s lives. There is a lot of uncertainty going on in the world at the moment, and that uncertainty can take a toll on one’s mental health. It is crucial that...

OPINION: How we can use this time of isolation to bring us together

A thank you note to all essential workers on the sidewalk in a Pewaukee neighborhood. Kids all around the the village have been leaving encouraging notes for those going out on walks.
May 8, 2020

It's easy to get caught up in the panic and uncertainty of the news of the Coronavirus when looking at the headlines. I know that whenever I turn on the news, I immediately feel my anxiety increasing out...

OPINION: Where is the truth among the COVID coverage?

The New York Times is one of the many sources working to stay on top of the COVID-19 coverage.
May 7, 2020

With Coronavirus being the main talking point on every news outlet currently, there is a lot of information being put out. This global pandemic is affecting everyone’s lives and it is important that...

Opinion: How should we be balancing our health and the economy during COVID-19?

One of the most demanded products in the past months, a N95 mask, alongside what allows Americans to put food on the table, their wages. Representations of heath and the economy, it seems that they are battling against each other for the top priority during the coronavirus pandemic, but a balance must be achieved for the sake of the livelihood of all Americans.
May 6, 2020

Even in the midst of a global pandemic, somehow politicians have still found a way to make this crisis of the COVID-19 outbreak political. Those looking at the economic side of the issue are saying that...

30 Minutes with Voices at PHS: Flexisched

April 16, 2020

Join Nick Staleos, Aiden Pierce, Tim Schultz, and Isaiah Wilson as they discuss Flexisched and the new resource protocol for the 2019-2020 school year.

Students recognize harm in vaping

April 13, 2020

Vaping has become an epidemic throughout the young generation and is a very idiotic way to kill your body and lungs. Vaping produces no bodily benefit and children fail to fully comprehend how dangerous...

Lock down Drills vs Fire Drills

January 8, 2020

                                       Lockdown drills vs. Fire drills         Why should we have more lockdown drills than fire drills? ...

Washington gets it wrong…again

June 1, 2018

It’s not a secret that America’s middle class is suffering. Working class wages continue to decline while the top 10% sees greater gains every year. On top of the increasing wage gap, the wealthiest...

Suspension policy needs revisiting

May 31, 2018

Making a bad decision leads to consequences. Teachers and administrators are responsible for creating a safe, stable environment for learning, while it’s the students responsibility to meet the expectations...

Is the no-cut rule in sports justifiable?

May 24, 2018

As reported by ABC 6, a school in New Jersey recently passed a rule for its cheer leading squad after a mother complained to the administration about her daughter being cut from the team. Now, either everyone...

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