Delaying School Start Times

Nama Poulos, Contributor

March 1, 2019

Sleep is one of the most important functions our body completes, it allows us to grow, rest, and re-energize. As a young student, it can be quite difficult to carefully balance school, activities, and sleep. For many teens, it c...

The Pay Gap Between Male And Female Athletes

Elizabeth Bocock, Editor

January 18, 2019

Over the years sports have become very popular in America, but most of these sports are played by men. Almost all of these sports have women's leagues with a lesser following. The NBA, for example, is a very popular men's league ...

Is Technology Disconnecting Us?

Allison Kessel, Contributor

January 18, 2019

Modern technology makes a huge difference in people's lives, but does it affect our ability to communicate face to face daily? The first iPhone was introduced on June 29, 2007.  Since then, people have become extremely tethered ...

Bring Back the Books!

Taylor Berenbaum, Contributor

January 18, 2019

Recently, Mr. Garst made the decision not to have a 2018-19 student agenda book. How come? This shocking decision left some students quite intrigued. Mr. Garst made this decision to help, “Teach kids how to utilize a digit...

Year Round School?

Morgan Tobey, Contributor

January 18, 2019

 Yes! That’s right, the Salem City School Board is looking into having year-round school! Last month a survey was sent out to the parents and faculty involved in Salem City Schools. The survey was about different types of ca...

Is Cheerleading A Sport?

Is Cheerleading A Sport?

January 18, 2019

Morning Madness

Bailey Stratton, Contributor

January 18, 2019

The breakfast cart can be an awesome thing for some students, but can also be a bad thing for other students and teachers. The breakfast cart is a great opportunity for students who couldn’t grab breakfast before school to get ...

High Tech Education: Good or Bad?

Nama Poulos, Contributor

January 17, 2019

In today’s schools technology plays a major role in education along with communication among peers. For the majority of students here at ALMS it is difficult to imagine a world not filled with modern technology and gadgets. ...

Christmas in November

Brooke Bowers, Contributor

January 17, 2019

I absolutely love getting into the holiday spirit along with many other people. Some people like to decorate early like before Thanksgiving and others despise of it. The most common ways people get into the holiday spirit are...

All Wrapped Up In Technology

Abby Pitts, Contributor

January 17, 2019

Today over half of students work is done using technology over a paper and pencil. Students use technology for anything from tests to playing games. I believe technology is being overused in schools. Many people say we use it when ...

4 Year Varsity Eligibility?

Macy Johnson, Contributor

January 17, 2019

Many eighth graders play sports that are not offered at their middle school.  As a solution to this, many schools allow the eighth-grade students to move up and play on the high school junior varsity team.  This sounds like the pe...

Social Media’s Impact On Teens

Anne Hayden Hall, Contributor

January 17, 2019

When it comes to social media, there is always some controversy. People want to share what they’re doing with the world, but has it gone too far? There are both positive and negative effects of social media, but in the end...

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