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Mental health, suicidal thoughts threatens teenagers normal life

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Claudia Stirewalt, Reporter

October 21, 2020

Editor's Note: The stories in this article mention abuse, depression, suicidal thoughts and other sensitive material. The names of these sources have been changed to protect their right to privacy.  Mental health has a large affect on a person and their life. Everyone has a different situation a...

Principal seeks student input with P.A.C.

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Claudia Stirewalt, Reporter

October 19, 2020

Principal Rick Rivera has brought the Principal's Advisory Council (P.A.C.) from the middle school to the high school. P.A.C. is a way for the teachers and staff to communicate with students about their opinions about school-related subjects. P.A.C. is composed of a group of students from varying grade ...

World History teacher Ryan Petty's CAPPS class waits for the bell to ring. During CAPPS Oct. 7 the teachers learned more about their students. CAPPS is every Wednesday this year.

Mixed emotions on CAPPS every Wednesday

October 7, 2020

  At the beginning of the year, it was announced that CAPPS would be every Wednesday unlike last year when it was about once a month. I feel like having CAPPS every Wednesday is unnecessary. CAPPS teaches students important skills for our future post-graduation and also helps us prepare for af...

Sophomores Tanner Parscal, Alicia Matney and Elisa Stubby sit in Bradley Raines 2A World History class during a projected Zoom call. Students last names L-Z attended in-person Tuesday and Friday while A-K attended Monday and Thursday.

New schedule increases feelings of stress

September 11, 2020

  Starting next Sept. 14, Augusta Schools will be going back to the usual block schedule. However, due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, the Butler County Health Department recommended that the school year start with a hybrid schedule in an effort to reduce the risk of spreading the virus...

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