Spilled Ink

Sophomore to pursue career in education

Corrinne Tallman, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

Teachers have the ability to make or break a class. They can turn hated subjects into newfound passions or have the opposite impact. Often, teachers inspire us to follow our dreams, and act as friends or counselors in tough situations. Sophomore...

MHS to host Pi Day celebration tomorrow

Kai Larsen, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Tomorrow, Math Honor Society will host a Pi Day celebration to educate students on the mathematical constant Pi, the ratio of the diameter to the circumference of a circle. “We’re trying to encourage people to learn a specific...

Process of selection for StuCo members to change this year

Hannah Blagg, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

Applications for Student Council are due March 27 and the process of selection has changed for the 2020-2021 council. “We felt like a popular vote wasn't exactly reflecting what we wanted,” Student Council sponsor Jessica...

Entrance policies implemented for student safety

Roland Tomsic, Graphic Artist

March 9, 2020

New entrance policies require students and visitors who enter through the front doors to go into the main office area, where they can be checked in or be let into the building by an internal staff-operated buzzer system. “Through...

Parent-teacher conferences to occur Feb. 20

Sadie Buggle, Editor in Chief

February 14, 2020

To give parents and guardians an opportunity to communicate with teachers before the end of the quarter, they are now able to sign up for parent-teacher conference appointments through ptcfast.com. “Having parents involved...

Barbershop choirs to deliver singing Valegrams

Hannah Blagg, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Men’s and Women's Barbershop groups will perform singing Valegrams Feb.14 during Spread the Love Week. “We have to spread the love and what better way to spread the love than to sing loud for all to hear? We want you guys...

NAHS to host painting fundraiser

Hannah Blagg, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

NAHS will host a Bob Ross painting fundraiser in R101 on Feb. 13 from 4:30 p.m. until the paintings are complete. “I encourage everybody to come if they want to,” NAHS President Ben Tollison said. “But it's like Bob Ross,...

Popular phrase creates animosity between generations

Sadie Buggle, Editor in chief

December 16, 2019

For the past few months, the phrase “OK, boomer” has been used by many teens as a verbal eye roll to the older generation. Some have referred to the spread of this phrase as the “end of friendly generational relations.” The...

Christmas clash

December 16, 2019

Christmas materialism creates stress, pushes people apart

Rebekah De Priest, Managing editor

December 16, 2019

Christmas has always been a time to relax, appreciate the company of others, and partake in the joyous spirit of the season. In recent years, however, the mass commercialization of the holidays has made room for our society to...

Christmas gives opportunity to share joy with loved ones

Sadie Buggle, Editor in Chief

December 16, 2019

The lights on the Christmas tree work to illuminate the area with a quiet, soft glow. The living room is full of family, telling jokes and exchanging smiles over the gentle hum of Christmas music. The scent of sugar fills the...

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