For many students, attendance and absences are a big deal, especially for AP students. If AP students attain more than three excused absences, they are not exempt from their final exam. However, medical and school-related absences are excepted and do not count against the student.
Phones nowadays are used by mostly everyone and can be used freely almost everywhere, and one of the places that they can or can not be used in are some situations at school. Each teacher makes their own phone policy to control the usage of phones by their students, which helps but not always.
LIFT is a student-guided program that helps students who are experiencing social problems that interfere with their learning. LIFT means Loving Intervention For Teens. There are eight faculty members on the team. The team leader is English and AP Capstone teacher Miranda Gilliam.
Fake news websites intentionally publish false information while claiming to be real news sites in an effort to mislead their readers. News consumers need to carefully evaluate what they read in this politically-charged environment.
As the semester continues, senior students are beginning to make decisions about which university they will attend next year in the fall, if they have not done so already. With students going in different directions after high school, there are also different factors that go into them making their decisions.
Last year’s presidential election brought many issues to the forefront of American discussion. Amongst these issues were the stability of the economy, health care, gun control, and perhaps the most talked about of them all, immigration.
Students are not following the dress code provided in Pearce High School. Many students are concerned about this because they are obligated by their parents to follow the dress code. But when they arrive at school, they see boys and girls dressed inappropriately, walking past teachers and principals and not getting confronted for dress code violations.
By Caleb Akpan | Opinion Editor This year, several new policies have been introduced to the student body. These changes include the advisory period shift from after first to after third, new hall pass policies, new dual credit programs and… Read More ›
New year brings new resolve to make more of school opportunities.
Many teenagers are sent to the hospital for alcohol poisoning or other related alcohol accidents. Last year, the Shut the Front Door campaign began attempting to get parents to work together to stop this issue.