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TAKING THEIR OWN ADVICE

TAKING THEIR OWN ADVICE

Brooke Holten, Web Staff

February 3, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLE, OPINION

Students see it all of the time on the morning announcements, "check your email either everyday or every Monday." It is too often our own emails to staff members go unanswered. Why should students be expected to keep ‘in touch’ with staff if they never actually check or respond to our attempts at ...

POINT: TEACHER EVALUATIONS

POINT: TEACHER EVALUATIONS

Mackenzie Packer, Assistant Photo Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

At the end of each semester, teachers are required to turn in student feedback forms to the SHS administration. This is essential to teacher learning and accountability. However, teachers can choose which classes to give forms to and turn into the administration. This prevents teachers from receiving...

OUR VIEW: LEARNING LESSONS

The Editorial Staff

February 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Despite receiving criticism for being entitled, lazy and way too addicted to their phones, society has the opportunity to learn a lot of things from millennials about learning, changing and advancing. Although there are no set birth years for specific generations, millennials (or generation Y), are...

MUSIC IN CLASS: VALUABLE OR DISRUPTIVE?

MUSIC IN CLASS: VALUABLE OR DISRUPTIVE?

Sarah Donnelly, Assistant Web Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Whether students should be able to listen to music in school has become widespread issue as phones are not allowed to be visually present during class time at Sandpoint High School. Some teachers believe that listening to music during personal work class time is distracting to students, whereas others tea...

TACKLING THE TAMPON TAX

TACKLING THE TAMPON TAX

McCalee Cain, Lifestyles Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

As a woman, I can say with utter conviction that menstruation is anything but a privilege. In fact, I have never known one woman in my lifetime who considers her period a “luxury”. Legislators (who, it should be noted, are comprised of approximately 75% men, according to a 2016 data consensus) a...

COUNTERPOINT: ARE STUDENTS MORE STRESSED THAN TEACHERS

COUNTERPOINT: ARE STUDENTS MORE STRESSED THAN TEACHERS

Liz Marshall, Opinion Editor

December 21, 2016


Filed under OPINION

          NO Most students, especially upperclassmen, feel a lot of stress regarding their grades, SATs, and college applications. However, there are few jobs as important as an educator’s. Without education society doesn’t advance or grow. That fact in ...

POINT: ARE STUDENTS MORE STRESSED THAN TEACHERS

POINT: ARE STUDENTS MORE STRESSED THAN TEACHERS

Kelly Curtis, Web Editor

December 21, 2016


Filed under OPINION

            YES While stress varies from person to person, students have a fair amount to worry about. Students in high school usually have eight classes each with homework ranging from half an hour to several hours each night. While upperclas...

OUR VIEW: LEARNING LANGUAGES

Cedar Post Staff

December 21, 2016


Filed under OPINION

In order to graduate from an Idaho public high school a student must have at least two humanities credits. The humanities department at SHS includes fine arts and foreign language courses, meaning that as long as a student takes two semesters of fine arts they can graduate without taking a single...

COUNTERPOINT

Mackenzie Packer, Assistant Photo Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under OPINION

NO Homework is a part of school no matter what, but there comes a point where it is unnecessary and counterproductive. If students go to school for seven hours and have two plus hours of homework once they get home, many kids will feel unmotivated to keep working on their schoolwork. Excessive...

POINT

Lauren Sfeir, Photo Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under OPINION

YES After a long day of school, the last thing a student wants to do is homework; however, despite how dreadful it is, it is very beneficial to complete. Away from the distraction of friends and the school environment, students can focus on and review the instruction that was given in class. Applying...

OUR VIEW

Editorial Staff

November 28, 2016


Filed under OPINION

On Nov. 25 millions of people across America waited out in the cold for some of the best advertised products of the year. Black Friday, named after the black, or the profit side of the ledger, occurs every year after Thanksgiving. In 2012, approximately 307.6 million people participated in Black...

IF I RULED THE SCHOOL: LINDSAY GUTHRIE

IF I RULED THE SCHOOL: LINDSAY GUTHRIE

Lindsay Guthrie, Guest Student Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under OPINION

Lindsay Guthrie, Senior                 If I were in charge, I would change the school’s no phone policy. Rather than having a strict policy where phones aren’t supposed to be seen in school, I would let it be up to the teachers to decide wheth...

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