What is administration really doing with student fingerprints?

Seth Jarvis, Editorial Editor

October 18, 2018

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On picture day, our school decided to take our fingerprints as well. They said that it was for our “lunch accounts.” This raises a serious question. How do we know this is the case? There are a lot of things that prints ca...

Being single is kewl

Dakota Jesse, Editor-in-Cheif

October 18, 2018

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There are couples everywhere. If you’re someone who wants to avoid getting into a relationship, I have the perfect article for you. The first step to staying single is to never look nice. Wearing the same bun you slept...

CAP time results in varied opinions: from annoyed to grateful

Abby Finlayson, Ad Manager

October 18, 2018

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Burlington High School has made a new addition to all of the students schedules. The new “class” is called “Cap Advisory.” Some like it, and some do not. I will be telling you the pros and cons of this new course. ...

Does everyone actually need to stay four years?

Haley Haines, News Editor

October 16, 2018

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Have you ever thought about how long you want to attend high school or how long you think you will make it through before dropping out? In America, students are usually on a four-year plan. One in four drop out in the...

Correct English still important in texting; basic grammar skills not very difficult to keep using

Kiana Wight, News Editor

May 14, 2018

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I’ll be first to admit that I have no shame in substituting a trio of hearts or an exclamation point for a sentence when appropriate. Texting has made emojis staples of conversations.    But even if images and punctuation marks are replacements for compl...

Publications members say goodbye to well-beloved Mac Lab

Dakota Jesse, News Editor

May 14, 2018

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Ever since the beginning of time, the BHS publications have been held in the comfy room that is the Mac Lab. Generations and generations of newspaper geeks and yearbook nerds have done their work in the same habitat.    Each student ha...

Newspaper staff leaders offer best wishes

Sarah Unruh and Branden Alford

May 14, 2018

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Here we are, writing our last editorial as members of this high school newspaper staff.    Two years ago, we had no clue what we were getting ourselves into. Sure, we thought this would be a fun class, filled with laughter and...

Senior staffer leaves final thoughts of love, thanks before college

Jeff Stewart, Ad Manager

May 14, 2018

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   This is it for me. I am dead Horatio. Someone get my casket and throw me into it. Just kidding, I’m too poor for a casket.    Why am I dead? Because I’m going to go into thousands of dollars of debt to obtain a qu...

Second-year staffer says final farewell amidst travesty

Daniel Gifford, Editorial Editor

May 14, 2018

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  I always knew that this day would come: my last editorial. For some of you, this is a great relief. “Thank goodness that weirdo’s outta there!” For the rest of you, controlling your emotions at our parting will be ve...

Finding joy = satisfaction

Jalyn Griffith, Sports Editor

May 14, 2018

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What makes one cheerful? Is it getting good grades, doing well in sports, etc? I believe pleasure is achieved when one has fun in life, no matter what situation they are in.    According to dictionary.com, happiness means being delighted, pleas...

Neurodivergent individuals not responsible for violence

Alex Rodriguez, Editorial Editor

May 14, 2018

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[CONTENT WARNING: Gun Violence, Abuse, Rape, Marginalization, Slurs, Alcohol Use]    Here I am again, writing the introduction to a piece that will undoubtedly express an uncommon and widely unpopular opinion on yet anothe...

Many schools have turned to taking Friday out of work week

Dakota Jesse, News Editor

April 9, 2018

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   Coming back from Spring Break, I have come to the realization that school is ridiculously demanding. I think that public schools like ours should take breaks more often.    If you think about it, every day students sit in a desk for seven c...

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