If anyone takes anything away from their time in Ms. Billett’s class, there’s one thing that she said, perhaps more than anything, that she means with all her heart. Be Impressive!

LGBTQIA+ people are beginning to feel less judged, and more comfortable with who they are, less scared of what people will say, because more people are beginning to accept the change.

New 10 dollar bill

There are claims that Hamilton is going to be replaced on the 10 dollar bill by an influential women in history. Who will it be? And how are people reacting to Hamilton getting the boot?



Track is looking Bright

As the weather improves, the return of a championship track team is upon us. With impressive results in recent events, the fishermen have a bright season ahead of them.

The Madness Continues In March

Basketball fans are now one round away from the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament championship, and if anything can be taken from the games we’ve already watched, anyone can win.

What's a Color Guard?

What’s a Color Guard? What do you do? Why are you on the band’s truck? These are questions posed by nearly everyone, from teachers to students to even some band kids, people honestly have no clue what a Color Guard is.

Blazing the Trail

They were told they couldn't make the playoffs or really do anything in the Northwest Conference. But once again they have worked to gain a name for themselves in the NBA, during a season that was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the rose city. With an All Star caliber point guard in Damian Lillard and an amazing supporting cast, the Portland Trail Blazers have surprised even themselves. It has helped that they have a very low performing conference this year with only two teams with over 50% winning percentage.


Advanced Placement Classes

I have been having some beef with the public school system for several years now.

Breastfeeding in public is a topic that has become very controversial in today's media. You would think that as today's society gets less and less conservative this issue would get smaller and smaller. However, this is not the case. Some countries have laws protecting breastfeeding in public and some countries have laws restricting it. This topic has been the feature story on many talk shows, social media platforms, and social experiments.


How Feminism Benefits Everyone

Demagoguery is an appeal to people that plays on their emotions and prejudices rather than on their rational side. Demagoguery is a manipulation approach often associated with dictators and sleazy politicians but appeals to the worst nature of people in general. This is a pretty good description of what our political parties do to expand their ideals and beliefs on to others.



PSAT testing

Sophomores were faced with reality that they are not very far from the real SAT testing next year as juniors. 

AHS Winter Ball 2K16

Winter Ball 2016 was a success! The music was funky and fresh, the dance moves were off the hook, and the entire dance was the epitome of coolness.

Police Racism

Some may say the racism that is deeply embedded in America’s history is coming back, but perhaps the pores of the country are just slowly being uncovered.