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Teacher Feature- Melinda Reay

Teacher Feature- Melinda Reay

Jana Bowler, Journalism 1 Staff

January 15, 2019

Melinda Reay, a social studies teacher here at Skyline High School was born in DeKalb, Illinois, approximately 70 miles away from Chicago. However, she was raised in Eagle, Idaho, a town ten miles away from Boise. After graduating from her local high school, she attended Utah State University. Reay stu...

International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day

Ann Kim, Co Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019

Men are celebrated across the nation nearly every single day, however, there seems to be a call to have an official day dedicated to them. Every year, International Men’s Day (IMD) is celebrated on November 19. It was re-established in 1999 by Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh, a historian at the University o...

Veganism Goes Global

Veganism Goes Global

Jana Bowler, Journalism 1 Staff

January 10, 2019

2018 was a year of veganism. “It’s a non-vegan world”, according to vegan Elizabeth King, “but things are changing rapidly.” Veganism is the practice of consuming only plant-based food, and avoiding any animal products. The practice of veganism has exploded in the past years, and it does not se...

Skyline Congratulates its 2019 Sterling Scholar Nominees

Skyline Congratulates its 2019 Sterling Scholar Nominees

Maddie Moulton, Kelly Dolan, Journalism 1 Staff

January 10, 2019

The Sterling Scholar Award is a Utah scholarship that is awarded to high school seniors who display excellence in scholarship, leadership, and citizenship. This program is conducted in five independent areas throughout the state’s 40 school districts and 29 counties. Each school can nominate one st...

Should High School Students be able to Grade Their Teachers?

Should High School Students be able to Grade Their Teachers?

Kody Bogue, Journalism 1 Staff

October 25, 2018

Teachers are graded through standardized testing and observations from the administrators, but should students be included in the conservation, too? After all, they are the ones who spend the most time with their teachers. Students can offer insights and observations about teachers that school administra...

Top 10 Differences Between Generation Z and Millennials

Top 10 Differences Between Generation Z and Millennials

Drew Abbott, Journalism 1 Staff

October 25, 2018

The world is constantly changing and evolving, with each new generation bringing a new aspect to life along with them. Today, I will discuss the top ten differences between Millennials and Generation Z. For those who might not know, the Millennial era consists of those born somewhere between the earl...

Lacrosse is now a Sanctioned Sport

Lacrosse is now a Sanctioned Sport

Lily Inks, Feature Editor

October 17, 2018

Lacrosse is now a well-known sport, and most people know someone who plays. Though in the state of Utah, high school lacrosse has never been sanctioned. However, lacrosse will officially be sanctioned in 2018-2019 thanks to the Utah High School Activities Association voting to sanction lacrosse for boys a...

How to ACE the ACT

How to ACE the ACT

Drew Abbott, Journalism 1 Staff

October 17, 2018

The ACT is easily one of the most daunting, high-stakes tests that a student can take in their lifetime. The score you receive on this test, along with your cumulative GPA, will help determine which colleges will accept you, and which will disappoint you. However, there are many tips and strategies co...

Skateboarding Sucks

Skateboarding Sucks

Tor Lindquist and Crystal Eldredge

May 8, 2018

Skateboarding has grown into a multimillion-dollar industry, being legitimized in the public's eyes by large events such as street league, and most recently the introduction of skateboarding into the Olympics. But with this increase in popularity, have skateboarders assumed a more professional and respect...

Is “Climate Change” Even a Thing? (Satire)

Is “Climate Change” Even a Thing? (Satire)

Will Ginsburg, Journalism 1 Staff

April 16, 2018

Why do people care about “climate change” anyway? To be honest, I don’t really see what all the fuss is about. Firstly, is it even real? What do we even know about this so-called “Global Warming” that our former President Barack Obama was so passionate about? C’mon people, do some of you actually th...

Trump’s Foreign Policy (Satirical)

Trump’s Foreign Policy (Satirical)

Crystal Eldredge, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 16, 2018

Trump’s foreign policy is setting the standard for diplomacy and peaceful negotiation all over the world and will surely be written about in textbooks in our grandchildren’s schools. The policy can be summed up as a fresh modus operandi of genius strategy and late-Merovingian action. Sure, he may have calle...

Seniors Baffled by Disappearance of Motivation (Satirical)

Seniors Baffled by Disappearance of Motivation (Satirical)

Olivia Ward, Web-Editor-In-Chief

April 16, 2018

Multiple twelfth graders have come forward claiming that their motivation has disappeared. One student claimed, “I knew I had it last year, I just don’t know how I could lose it so fast.” Perhaps it has developed from a serious case of Senioritis that has hit high schools across the nation. The ...