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Opinion: No blind eye to climate change

Opinion: No blind eye to climate change

Leylah Moreno, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

In the Arctic, the sea ice recedes into the land, melting, with temperatures on the rise. In the Amazon, deforestation threatens millions of species by cutting down their habitats. In the Pacific Ocean,...

Working towards elective credit, students throughout MCHS adhere to Common Core standards.

Opinion: Common Core doesn’t set students up for success

Madison Harvey, Staff Writer December 27, 2020

A student sits in her school counselor’s office. She is planning out next year’s schedule, and sighs after her counselor shares the upsetting news. There’s no time for her to do homework after school...

Opinion: MCHS needs to implement ASL classes

Opinion: MCHS needs to implement ASL classes

Mackenzie Sroka, Staff Writer December 23, 2020

Imagine there’s a member of your family who is deaf or hard of hearing. You watch them at every family gathering, rarely talking to anyone because no one in your family knows American Sign Language (ASL)....

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