Finals week should be more spread out

Julia Broadrick, Staff writer

January 24, 2019

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Stress levels are high and people are cramming; must be Finals Week. De Pere finals should not be all in one week. Student stress levels are very high this week, and having every final in the same week is not helping. ...

Take note: Music education an important part of high school curriculum

Violet Smale, Staff writer

January 20, 2019

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Throughout high school, adolescents face a myriad of insecurities and a whirlwind of emotions, made all the more complicated by the pressure of school, jobs, college, and social struggles. To further complicate this issue, many teens...

Exam grades don’t tell the whole story

Sean Colwell, Contributing writer

January 18, 2019

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The video “I Will Not Let an Exam Result Decide My Fate” is something that I, as well as many if not all students, have always thought to believe. We believe that we need to meet these academic “standards” and get t...

President’s stubbornness hurting the American people

Emma Hirschy, Former editor-in-chief

January 14, 2019

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Since day one, President Trump made a campaign promise to build a wall across the nearly 2,000 miles long border between the United States and Mexico. The stipulation throughout his campaign, however, has been that Mexico would pay ...

Arkansas school was wrong to take down controversial story

Brianna Hone, Staff writer

December 8, 2018

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In an Arkansas high school, an article was recently run about five students transferring to a different school to have an opportunity for a scholarship and Division 1 college. The article has been since taken down due to an uproar with scho...

Winter Break needs to be one week longer

Julia Broadrick, Staff writer

December 7, 2018

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Winter break is the time of year most kids look forward to. Why? No school. De Pere school district’s winter break this year is seven school days long not including weekends (Dec. 22-Jan 1). This simply is not enough time...

The cellphone train is unstoppable

Alex Bruening and Jerry Eicher

November 30, 2018

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The students of De Pere High School only care about one thing -- their cellular devices. The increase in the number of people who have phones around the school is due to the fact that phones are getting cheaper than ever. ...

Ho-ho-hold up: Is it too early for Christmas music?

Brianna Hone, Staff writer

November 16, 2018

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As the spooky season hype ends and the weather slowly gets colder, more and more people begin to listen to Christmas music. Eventually it gets overplayed on the radio and in stores. As a result, one question stands: is it too ...

Make the THANKS-giving weekend a little longer

Hannah Sandberg, Staff writer

November 9, 2018

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Thanksgiving is a time for being thankful and appreciating all that we have in life. A family, a house to live in, and having food to eat are all certainly blessings to have. However, as Thanksgiving approaches, so does Black Friday.  Eve...

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