Animals in School

Animals in School

October 26, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Walking through the door to your elementary classroom, seeing a ferret or hamster sitting on the window ledge just made your day ten times better. Did you know that having a furry or scaly companion in school is more than just cuteness overload? Animals can benefit students in unexpected ways. The ori...

Field Trips

Field Trips

October 26, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Op-Ed

Field Trips are the most anticipated and most dreaded moment of a student’s time in school. There is a lot of speculation whether or not field trips are beneficial to a student’s learning. Having field trips means it could have positive aspects to it by helping a student see what they’re learning ab...

Passing Time

October 12, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Op-Ed

The time it takes to get from class to class is a time that could be used for various things like going to your locker or going to the bathroom. But why do we have 5 minutes and not 3 or 7? “5 minutes to get from class to class is more than enough time for every student.” Mr.Runyan, assistant ...

Reading Helps Vocabulary

Reading Helps Vocabulary

October 12, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Students who read books are very likely to expand their vocabulary immensely. Reading different types of books widens vocabulary for students and allows them to learn and understand new words. Mrs. Sear, an english teacher at Northeast, says, “it’s like playing a sport or trying out for a play; it ta...

How homework stresses out students

How homework stresses out students

October 4, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Op-Ed

Studies show that some students spend too much time on homework at night. Students spend more than three hours on homework a night. Kids are recommended 8-10 hours of sleep. Students almost have no social life or can’t do anything. Most schools get out around 3 or 3:30 and if you add 3 hours to this...

How LNE has changed from 2012-2016

How LNE has changed from 2012-2016

October 4, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Op-Ed

Have you noticed the cameras in every hall way? Almost every kid has their phone in their hand in the lunchroom and hallway. When you walk in the front door, the security has to open the door for you. Instead of planners we have hall passes. Or the fact that no matter where you look in the hallways or...

The Benefits of Drinking Water

The Benefits of Drinking Water

September 26, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

It’s a known fact that drinking water is important. Over 60% of our bodies are made of water, so it makes sense to drink plenty. Due to this water is very important to drink, water also has many benefits. Despite the fact that water contains no nutrients or calories, it is still vital for life. Ac...

What it Means to Be a Woman and Defining Gender

What it Means to Be a Woman and Defining Gender

September 22, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

As people live and grow their views and ideas develop and change. I am no different. If someone were to ask kindergarten me what it means to be a woman, I would have replied with something about appearances and personality. As a young child, I saw women to be people with long hair and curvy hips, peop...

Chromebooks: Pass or Fail?

Chromebooks: Pass or Fail?

September 20, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

This year, LNE had the honor of being one of the three pilot schools for a new system of Chromebooks. With these Chromebooks, a new age of technology has been brought forth into our education system. But how well were these Chromebooks actually accepted by the student body? Well that is a topic still...

Phones in School: The Debate of Distractions or Not

Phones in School: The Debate of Distractions or Not

September 20, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Phones have increasingly become more popular in today’s society. They have evolved from thick, heavy hunks of plastic into almost paper thin pieces of plastic and glass. 77% of all students at LNE take their phones to school with them daily, according to a survey across the U.S. Students who use thei...

Studying Has Many Benefits

Studying Has Many Benefits

September 20, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

With the quarter ending soon, grades need to be kept up. But how do you study? What is studying? According to Dictionary.com studying is “application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge, as by reading, investigation, or reflection”. That’s a start but it’s still complex. Studying is the use of th...

Senioritis Rears Its Ugly Head

September 20, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

High school works in the same fashion as bell curve. A bell curve starts at a low point then begins to incline and then ends in a decline to the original point. In high school, freshman year is easy can just be floated through, then a sharp incline occurs during sophomore and junior year. Finally senior...

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