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  Mental Health 

Ashley Flores-Hernandez, Editor

April 23, 2020

Mental health issues have become increasingly prevalent in adolescents throughout the last couple of decades. It is reported by the National Alliance on Mental Health that about 1 in 6 U.S. children (aged 6-17) experiences a menta...

Coronavirus

Ashley Flores-Hernandez, Editor

April 23, 2020

COVID-19. That is the official name of the highly contagious coronavirus that has rampaged the world and effectively put our country on lockdown. How well informed are you on the rapidly spreading coronavirus that the World Heal...

Media and the Coronavirus

Myah Crews, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

  The COVID-19 virus or the coronavirus outbreak has caught the attention of the media. Some of the media has been accurate but some of it is spreading false information to the public. The fake news has been spread on va...

The Impact of Social Media and Technology on Teens

Abby Pitts, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

Many people believe social media and technology in today's world is completely over used.  However social media has its perks and positive features if used it the correct way. One way the use of technology by students could be...

  Mountain Valley Pipeline

Lilly Conner, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

The Mountain Valley Pipeline is a natural gas pipeline spanning 303 miles from southern Virginia to northwestern West Virginia. The organization originally said they would spend 4.6 billion dollars and be completed by the end...

Influencers

Kyra Netting, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

According to Merriam Webster dictionary, an influencer is “a person who inspires or guides the actions of others”.  An influencer is more commonly known as an individual who has the power to affect the purchase decisions...

Phone Photography Basics

Abby Pitts, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

One could argue you need an expensive camera to take the best quality pictures. Many people underestimate the camera quality of a phone. There are many tips and tricks to use that will make you an overall better phone photographer....

KOBE

March 4, 2020

Kobe Bryant was said to be one of the best basketball players in history. He started his professional basketball career early on, entering the National Basketball Association at the young age of 18. He was the youngest player...

    Single-Sex Classes

Lei Chan, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Look around your classroom. Is the majority male, female, or is it evenly split? Whatever the ratio may be, picture a classroom that’s been separated by sex, one class of only boys and one class of only girls. At a glance, s...

Wonderful Wolverines

Myah Crews, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Andrew Lewis is a part of VTSS, which is a program that integrates academics, behavior, and mental wellbeing into a single decision-making network. This program helps ALMS elect a Wonderful Wolverine from every grade level ...

The Dangers of Vaping

February 13, 2020

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