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What I Would Have Missed

What I Would Have Missed

Written by McKenna Orrico, Feature Writer, Editor-in-chief September 30, 2021

The month of September is used for National Suicide Prevention. To do my part in encouraging others not to take their own lives, I want to explain all the things I would have missed if I had taken mine...

Don’t Cross the Fine Line

Don’t Cross the Fine Line

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor April 29, 2021

Being the friend of someone who has depression can have an impact on your emotional and mental state. When you see someone you love going through something as treacherous as depression, your first instinct...

How to Recharge During Spring Break

How to Recharge During Spring Break

Written by Abigail Worker, Features Editor March 17, 2021

The last past year has been tough, and adding school on top of it is even more stressful. Students have made it through a whole school year with only a few months left, and most students have no motivation...

From Emotional Support Animal to Quarantine Support Animal

From Emotional Support Animal to Quarantine Support Animal

Written by Annie Coniglio, News Editor, Editor-in-chief February 23, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a lot of sorrow and sadness into people’s daily lives across the country. With stay at home orders being put in place left and right, it seems as though the world is...

Mental Health Awareness - and Tips!

Mental Health Awareness – and Tips!

Written by Alyssa Papesh, Copy Editor October 8, 2020

Mental Health Awareness Month last May taught us a lot, and what better time to journey back to what we learned 5 months ago and apply it now, while we’re in a global pandemic. COVID-19 has taken a toll...

Conquering teen depression

Conquering teen depression

Written by Abigail Ignasiak, Student Writer October 3, 2017

Depression, particularly in teenagers, is often described as an invisible illness. Its symptoms can easily be played off as teenagers just acting like...well, teenagers. A student acting moody, becoming...