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Labs Around West: Kidney Dissection

Labs Around West: Kidney Dissection

PLTW Class Dissects Pig Kidney
Zoey Boswell, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

  The Project Lead The Way (PLTW) class is a series of four classes taken each year of high school. The second class, Human Body Systems, performs several dissections, such as the kidney dissection....

Antonia Gentry and Brianne Howey star in “Ginny & Georgia”.

Netflix Deep Dives: “Ginny & Georgia”

A must-watch for Netflix lovers!
Jennifer Argo, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

The Netflix original series “Ginny & Georgia” is a new and fresh take on single mom life. The show is about Georgia Miller, a young, single mom with two kids, Ginny and Austin. A lot of fans are...

Spring Break Bucket List

Spring Break Bucket List

Plan to make the most of your time off this Spring Break.
Emely Olmedo, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

Once you start to feel the cold weather slowly change into warm temperatures and you start to see the flowers bloom, that's when you know that spring is right around the corner. I came up with a spring...

Wayde Sibley (King) and Ria Sanchez (Queen.)

2021 Homecoming Court

Teagan Coley, Online Director March 29, 2021

On March 19, the Trojan football team defeated the North Brunswick Scorpions. During halftime, the 2021 Homecoming court was presented. Junior Court: Jamaine Bennett, Justin Goodman, Carter Wyatt,...

5 Ways to Save Money as a Teen

5 Ways to Save Money as a Teen

If you are a teenager trying to save money or just have some extra cash, then these tips are for you!
Lauren Nelson, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

1. Start a Savings Account Starting a savings account may seem like the obvious thing to do, but many teenagers don’t realize the benefits of having one. Instead of letting money pile up in a piggy...

5 Ways to Stop Procrastinating During Online School

5 Ways to Stop Procrastinating During Online School

As a result of schoolwork being online it is easy to put off assignments and quickly fall behind. Here are 5 tips on how to help you stop procrastinating.
Lauren Nelson, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Have a Set Workspace Whether it be trying to focus a Zoom call or complete the assignments that seem to never end, it is crucial to your success to have a set workspace. Since school is online this...

Planners and calendars are some of the easiest ways to stay organized.

How To Stay Organized

If you struggle with organization, try a couple of these tips to help improve your organization skills!
Katelyn Lewis, Editor in Chief March 8, 2021

Organization can be a hard skill to master; however, it’s not impossible. There are plenty of ways to keep yourself organized on a daily basis. The key thing with organization is to do whatever works...

Mental Health in a Pandemic: Worries from Students and Words from Experts

Mental Health in a Pandemic: Worries from Students and Words from Experts

The COVID-19 Pandemic is negatively affecting student’s mental health.
Jennifer Argo, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Staring at screens for 10 hours a day and not being able to hug family members or friends is detrimental to a person’s mental health. According to The Harvard Gazette, as the number of deaths increases,...

How To Make Someone's Day

How To Make Someone’s Day

Emely Olmedo, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

We all have days where we are right on track with our schedule. However, some days (sometimes many days) don’t go the way we want them to--even worse, there are those days where the smallest thing is...

Kathryn Newton and Alex Fitzalan star in the Netflix original series, “The Society”.

Netflix Deep Dives: “The Society”

If you are looking for a binge worthy show with a hint of mystery, “The Society” is perfect for you!
Jennifer Argo, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

The show begins with a group of teenagers on a bus to what we assume is a field trip. As they start waking up from their naps, the students see that it is night, the bus driver has disappeared, and the...

Records are one of my favorite ways to listen to music. They add so much appeal to songs and it's also very relaxing!

Artists You Aren’t Listening To But Should Be

If you enjoy music just as much as I do, here are a couple more songs you can add to some of your Spotify and Apple Music playlists.
Katelyn Lewis, Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

Music is something that many of us enjoy. We can always find comfort in our favorite songs and playlists. One of my favorite things about music is that there are so many different styles of music that...

Does Playing Sports With a Mask Affect Your Play?

Does Playing Sports With a Mask Affect Your Play?

Emely Olmedo, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

As we are finally able to play sports in a pandemic after so long, players have some covid rules they have to follow. Obviously, number one rule is having to wear a mask at all times which may be difficult...

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