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Grace goes too far

Elizabeth Innis, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012

Filed under Opinion

It is a common policy with math teachers that students are allowed one day of grace if they neglect their homework. The policy allows students to have an extra night either to do their homework, or fix any issues they had before. While...

Attendance incentive program: a disaster waiting to happen

Taylor Williams, Editor

October 3, 2012

Filed under Opinion

This winter, as the first semester concludes, students will not be preparing for weird semester test schedules and two hour long exams. Instead, students will have already worked towards perfect attendance all year in order to...

Movies: education or entertainment?

October 2, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Admit it, we all love being able to relax in class and watch movies. When a teacher turns down the lights and pops in a DVD, many students are inclined to just sleep. Movies may be a new and even better way to educate kids in...

Lunch incentive program replaces semester exams: Promising program or a disaster waiting to happen?

October 2, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The first day of school was met with many new faces and many new changes. Between half of the students now participating in STAAR testing to the many new educators, these differences could be found everywhere. But perhaps the...

Affirmative Action shouldn’t determine college capability

October 2, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Scholarships and college admissions are extremely hard to come by. The pool of students vouching for them is massive.  Kids in high school can spend up to five years working on their GPA. Studying all night and completing college...

Red light cameras to be added to Amarillo streets

Taylor Williams, Editor

October 1, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The Amarillo traffic commissioners have scheduled various meetings to discuss the topic of adding more red light cameras to intersections. Although a final decision has yet to be made, many commissioners push for this addition,...

Employers invade personal space

Taylor Williams, Staff Writer

May 10, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Many applicants or potential applicants have already discovered employers have begun checking Facebook pages and other social networking sites during the hiring process, allowing them to edit their profiles beforehand to make...

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