OPINION: Where the gay characters in children’s shows?

OPINION: Where the gay characters in children's shows?
Getting LGBTQ+ representation in kids shows is much more challenging than you’d think
January 13, 2021

Children’s shows are the building blocks of a kid’s view of the world around them. Parents trust that the shows their children watch teach them how to share, care for one another, and show them right...

A podcast you can’t miss

Amanda Selby listens to the podcast The Two Princes
The Two Princes is worth the listen
January 11, 2021

The Two Princes is a scripted fantasy podcast telling the story of Rupert and Amir’s journey to saving their homelands against their mothers’ wishes. They viewed each other as strictly acquaintances...

Fire on the horizon

Fire on the horizon
Teacher evacuates fire, pets are safe
January 6, 2021

Smoke billowed in the sky on Oct. 17. Ash rained down from the dark cloud. Language arts and social studies teacher Lindsey Olson and her husband raced home, only to be blocked by the police. They couldn’t...

The Mix – Vol. 23, Issue 2

The Mix - Vol. 23, Issue 2
January 6, 2021

Ho-ho-holiday Quiz Time!

Ho-ho-holiday Quiz Time!
Answer these questions to find out what you love most about the holiday season
December 14, 2020

The Holidays are here! Are you full of spirit or a bah humbug? Take this quiz to find out: 1.What is your go-to holiday song? a.) Jingle Bell Rock  b.) Baby It’s Cold Outside c.) All...

How to bake the perfect cake for the holidays

Bûche de Noël  (Yule Log Cake)
A yule log cake makes the season bright
December 10, 2020

We may not be surrounded by as many treats and goodies as we usually are this time of year. That means we need to make our own! Here's our recipe for a Bûche de Noël, also called a Yule Log Cake....

OPINION: Damaging, not dramatic

Glamorizing mental illness has become trendy but many people don’t know how wildly irresponsible it is
December 9, 2020

Walking down the hallway the school’s social worker, Michael Davidoff, sees students clumped together leaning against their lockers talking about recent drama, homework, and their plans for the weekend....

STAFF EDITORIAL: RBG’s legacy deserves a fight

Young voters cannot let Ginsberg’s rulings perish with her passing
December 6, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsberg helped shape the society that we live in today. The rights she fought to give us are taken for granted every day, but they shouldn’t; those rights may be taken away. RBG died on...

OPINION: Standardized testing can’t be the standard any longer

College admissions place too much weight on SAT scores, they shouldn’t
December 3, 2020

Ever since I can remember, my teachers taught me the SAT is one of the biggest factors in determining whether or not students will be accepted into college. And for so long, I thought nothing was wrong...

Almost sisters

Kaelan Norgard and Ginevra Rattalino pose after a hike
Foreign exchange program brings two girls together during a pandemic
November 30, 2020

The soft glow of a phone illuminates the face of Ginevra Rattalino as she lounges on her white and orange comforter. Moonlight pours in from the French doors to her right, shining softly across her room....

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