The Smoke Signal

Should bathroom passes be enforced?

April 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion

There is an ongoing problem within schools that is widely overlooked; the individual teacher policy on bathroom passes. I believe that if students need to use the restroom they should be able to go without a limited amount of ...

“Either/Or”—A Masterful Album by a Tragically Underrated Artist

John Cavanaugh

April 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Although it wasn’t his first album, “Either/Or” by Elliott Smith was, for many, a first first-impression of sorts. His debut album, “Roman Candle,” and the self-titled follow-up album, “Elliott Smith,” gathered o...

Climate Change

Climate Change

March 2, 2018

Finding the Balance

Finding the Balance

February 26, 2018

Teaching for Mastery

Teaching for Mastery

February 23, 2018

Adopt a Pet, Save Two Lives

Adopt a Pet, Save Two Lives

February 23, 2018

Teachers Change Lives

January 30, 2018

Are Students Prepared for Life After High School?

Gracyn Taylor, Journalist

January 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Schools spend much of their energy pushing students to excel in their necessary curriculars like calculus, chemistry, physics, history, etc., but schools don’t focus on teaching students skills that could actually benefit eve...

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