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Opinion: Mental health apps benefit everybody

Opinion: Mental health apps benefit everybody

Michelene Havard, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

I’m standing around feeling far away—flustered with two minutes left until the bell rings. I see one of my favorite former teachers, so I crack a smile. When my teacher asks, “How are you?” My immediate response is to say good, but I really haven’t had a good day.  When students are having a hard tim...

Keeping the machine running

Keeping the machine running

Ciara Duncan, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

Running a school can be thought of as running a well-oiled machine. The machine is made up of many parts, some obvious, some not. But, if just one of those parts doesn’t work, the entire machine breaks down. West Campus IT Support Leanna Anderson is one of those parts. Describing herself as a teacher, Anderson sp...

Opinion: MCHS’s electronic device policy needs reconsideration

Opinion: MCHS’s electronic device policy needs reconsideration

Alayna Trimingham, Opinions Editor

October 3, 2019

A quiet student sits in the back of the class. Other students treat them cold but, on their phone, many warm online friends wait for them. Cell phones give students a safe social space that they otherwise would not have in school.  Because of this, the cell phone policy at MCHS causes problems f...