On the morning of Thursday, February 5, you hear the sighs of many students as Pam Hall, Jeff High's interim principal, announces that starting Monday, February 10, backpacks and “large” purses will not be permitted in classrooms. The rule has always been in effect for backpacks, yet not all teachers enforced it. Now, there has … Continue reading Safety vs. Reason
One week she’s auditioning for the school play, the next week she’s diving headfirst off the diving board. Sophomore Disney Mullins is a busy girl with many interests, which can sometimes be rough, especially on a high schooler. Even with the stress it may come with, she manages to make things work in her favor. … Continue reading Disney Mullins Dabbles in Diving and Drama
In early November, as the nights get colder and the days get shorter, the sound of an alarm piercing through the darkness early in the morning can be quite alarming. According to sleepfoundation.org, teenagers need a minimum of 8½ hours of sleep -- yet only 15 percent of teenagers get that much. Why not just … Continue reading School Start Time: Is 7:45 Too Early For Teenagers?