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Screens affect teens mentally, physically

Screens affect teens mentally, physically

Focus on the self increases through Zoom
Paige Retajczyk, Senior Reporter March 25, 2021

With the inability to go out with friends or participate in sports, many teens are suffering mentally and physically from being isolated for a year. “The two largest upticks that we've seen in terms...

Binge watching traps teenage attentions

Binge watching traps teenage attentions

Spending excessive time on screen decreases teen health, productivity
Clara Bonomi and Tala El Qadah February 20, 2021

After arriving home from school, senior Madison Lerseth often finds herself binge watching TV shows for hours, prompting her to put off her homework and responsibilities until late at night. “I usually...

State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important

State of Grace: Mental and physical health are equally important

Grace Krumplitsch, Editor-in-Chief December 22, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE When a student wakes up with an agonizing migraine or sore throat, she usually emails her teachers and takes a sick day in order to recover, but if a student is dealing with a mental health...

Using less social media may be better than none at all

Using less social media may be better than none at all

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter December 14, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE What started out as an easy way to connect with friends, follow influencers and meet new people can turn into an unhealthy obsession, with screen time adding up to multiple hours a day and...

Pandemic fuels substance dependency

Pandemic fuels substance dependency

Underage drinking has dangerous, long-term consequences
Grace Krumplitsch and Tabitha Parent October 29, 2020

Day-to-day living in a pandemic-overrun world has become characterized by a consistent lull. Lacking the business of a pre-COVID-19 daily routine and experiencing overwhelming senses of isolation, some...

Virtual learning settings take a toll on students' mental and physical health.

Zooming towards a certain doom

Virtual learning taxes students' mental and physical health
Tabitha Parent, Managing Editor September 24, 2020

Most teenagers who find themselves a little too attached to their phone or computer, or even ones who just thoroughly enjoy the company of their family’s TV, have heard some variation of these sentences...

Staying connected can be difficult but there are a multiple of online choices to help.

Social isolation takes a toll on mental health

Having a lack of human interaction for students can lead to anxiety
Amelia Froyd-Kamrath and Elise Vulakh September 24, 2020

There were no excited voices filling Flood Mansion to start the year. Students instead began the year with an unenthusiastic click of a Zoom link and waited for class to begin. With the City and County...

Like many teenagers, junior Lily Peta uses her iPad as a means of accessing social media. Netflix just released an new documentary,

Netflix documentary prompts reflection on social media

Social media’s affect on students lives orchestrated by tech companies
Darcy Jubb, Senior Reporter September 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE As Netflix releases a documentary questioning the intentions of social media companies, students are reflecting on how social media affects their lives.   "The Social Dilemma" focuses...

Hobbies help ease anxiety amidst pandemic

Hobbies help ease anxiety amidst pandemic

Kassie DeJean, Reporter April 27, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE The current statewide shelter-in-place order has some teens experiencing loneliness or anxiousness, but they can combat these emotions by connecting with friends or trying new things. “To...

Coping mechanisms relieve stress

Coping mechanisms relieve stress

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter April 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Amidst the shelter in place order which instructs people to socially distance themselves, a new online learning system, and other life changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students may...

Laurie Pomeranz, the teacher advisor of Knight Light, hands junior Sofia Telfer a hot chocolate before A Period finals. The Knight Light club provided beverages and snacks for students on the Pine-Octavia campus to ease stress before finals.

Wellness club brings finals goodies

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor December 17, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE An abundance of Lucky Charms, muffins and hot chocolate greeted students who walked onto the Pine-Octavia Campus this morning for their A Period finals. “I got hot chocolate before...

Josephine Rozzelle

Study over sleep

School start times leave little time for sleep
Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2018

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that teenagers aged 14 to 17 years old get eight to 10 hours hours of sleep every night. Last night, I got four. In fact, for the past week, I’ve averaged...

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