Opinions

Shot clocks are needed

High school sports serve not only as a social gathering for students or a showcase of students' talents but also as a source of...

Hold athletes higher

It is sadly not unusual for a student to be caught partying. With recent events, we here at the newspaper began to wonder what...

Selfie Generation:

The pros and cons of putting your face all over social media. Maia: "Selfie" has become a word in every teenager's daily vocabulary in just a...

Allow Phones in Passing Periods

Students are not allowed to have phones out during the passing period, which can cause difficulties, as students need to communicate with parents or guardians....

Code of conduct is flawed

The most important function of a school’s athletic department should be the betterment of its student participants.  Each program or rule the department institutes...

Kanye was right

Think of a celebrity more devoted to what they do than Kanye West.  There isn't one.   Despite that, classist attitudes have held him...

Practice Parking Etiquette

When the steady stream of traffic filing into the West Side parking lot at 8 AM prevents students' entrance to the lot, the last...

Why Kendrick Lamar’s album is best

In a past Scarlette article Kanye West was awarded the best album of the year.  Not only is this terribly wrong, but Kanye’s impact...

New policy dooms dances

Last year, Principal Shriner announced over the P.A. system that students' behavior at school dances should refrain from being "lewd, crude, or gross." While...

Are field trips worth the while?

Kids all over the nation revere the glorious days when teachers pass out those coveted photocopied papers with lines for parent signatures: field trip...