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New Tech Plan Set to Affect Incoming Freshmen

April 5, 2018 by

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New plans are in the works for a technology remodel within the middle school and high school. Next year, Chromebooks will be given to the incoming  freshman. The current freshman will have class sets of Chromebooks as well. Each core subject will have class sets, (Math, Science, and Social Studies). Over time, the Chromebooks will […]

Is Water Wet?

January 26, 2018 by

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Is water really wet? Non-believers of water being wet like to say that water itself actually isn’t wet; they just think it’s wet because, when they come in contact with water, they naturally get wet because they are normally dry. A lot of people have different opinions on water actually being wet or not. According […]

What is Net Neutrality?

January 24, 2018 by

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Net Neutrality preserves Americans’ right to communicate freely online. It means an Internet that enables and protects free speech. Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers must treat all data on the Internet the same and not discriminate or charge differently by user, content, website, platform, or application. Net Neutrality was put in […]

Fleetwood Library Set to Undergo Five-Year Change

October 17, 2017 by

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The high school library is about to become so much more for students, both current and incoming.  Mr. Kirby Barnett, the school librarian, has begun very early stages of work on a proposal for the school board to enact a five-year conversion of the library into an all-purpose multimedia space. The goal is to create a space […]

Few Dispute Value of Technology in Education

June 5, 2017 by

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Society is based off of technology now. Schools could easily function without paperback books if they really wanted too. Most schools have Internet access available to students and faculty as well as laptops or even tablets, depending on the district. As children grow up with technology, it seems nearly impossible to get them away from […]

Effects of TV On The Brain

March 13, 2017 by

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Studies show that the amount of TV time per day can affect the way you live. According to livescience.com, people who watch a lot of television and don’t exercise much at all may begin to see the effects of their unhealthy living habits on their brains as early as their midlife. “Being physically active at […]

Tilikum Passes Away in Unnatural Habitat

February 7, 2017 by

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On 6  January 2017, Tilikum, the notorious SeaWorld orca, passed away. In 1983, Tilikum was kidnapped from his pod near Iceland when he was just two years old. He was the largest orca in captivity, measuring approximately 22.5 feet and weighing about 12,500 pounds. Tilikum is just one of the many orcas that have been […]