Silver Streak

Dress Code Violations Should Not Result in ISS

Casey Stavenhagen, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

Recently, students in violation of the dress code began receiving ISS. This was caused by the recurrence of violations when the punishment was more lenient, but the punishment is not what needs the reform, it is the policy. ...

Net Neutrality Does Not Matter

Casey Stavenhagen, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

A quick internet search on the topic “net neutrality” yields thousands, if not millions of articles, blogs, and social media posts responding to the FCC’s repeal of the act in outrage. A legal protection of net neutrality wa...

My Thoughts on Sam Rhine’s Genetics Conference

Casey Stavenhagen, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

When many people think of boring circumstances, things that come to mind are Sunday evenings stuck in the house, slow days at work, or sitting in a lecture hall for three hours to hear a 500 plus page slideshow; however, to AP ...

A Step in the White Direction: Robert E. Lee Elementary School Renamed by AISD Board of Trustees

Abigail Hurtt, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2018

The Amarillo Independent School District Board of Trustees met Monday to vote on renaming Robert E. Lee Elementary School. The board voted 4-3 in favor of shortening the school name to Lee Elementary. The elementary school,...

Survival of Trump’s First Year = Government Shutdown

Rebekah Williams, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

As President Trump celebrates one year in office, the government celebrates by shutting down because of a budget that could not be passed and signed by the president by midnight on Jan. 19. The shutdown will cause government ...

New Schedule to create Academic Opportunities: Q&A with students

Natasa Dobras, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018

For a week now, students have been attending meetings that discuss the new FLEX schedule, especially the purpose and fundamentals of FLEX time. Starting next week, students will begin engaging in FLEX time and many have express...

Best Christmas Lights to See in Amarillo

Casey Stavenhagen, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

With the Christmas season fully in motion, many people are looking for fun, festive, and free activities. Activities to provide people with a good time for free are rare, but they do exist, and one of the best festive activit...

Holiday Traditions: Evolving or Dying?

Maci Weathers, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

The so-called disappearance of "classic" traditions around the holiday season has sparked a battle between those who believe these traditions are dying and those who think they are evolving. Those times right next to the fire an...

Senioritis: Fact or Fiction?

Abigail Hurtt, Editor-In-Chief

November 27, 2017

Senior year can be both an exciting and daunting time for students. While there are many things to look forward to during senior year such as senior events, prom, and graduation, there are also many stress-inducing events suc...

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