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College Apps: What To Expect

College Apps: What To Expect

Alexa Baer, Features Editor

December 7, 2015

As a senior I have sadly had to face the college application process. Here is what I have learned: Be prepared for the questions. Literally everyone and their grandma will ask you about college. They'll ask where you're applying, your intended major and later on, where you got accepted. Some pe...

Like A Girl… But Better

Like A Girl… But Better

Maria Zecena, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015

On October 27, President Barack Obama honored the U.S. women’s World Cup champion soccer team at the White House. The President talked about how the team took their victory with a lot of class and how they inspired the youth of America. “This team taught all [of] America’s children that playing...

Veterans Overlooked Too Often

Veterans Overlooked Too Often

Gissel Campos, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2015

As we approach Thanksgiving and begin to think about what we are grateful for, it is important to remember that we enjoy freedoms that not everyone around the world can. It is, then, also important to remember the men and women who have fought, and continue to fight, for our rights, and regard them with...

How Officer Slam Should’ve Handled It

How Officer Slam Should’ve Handled It

Madison Johnson, Opinions Editor

November 5, 2015

The incident that occurred at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina on Monday, October 26, in which a Student Resource Officer named Ben Fields forcefully slammed an uncooperative female student to the ground in class, has gained national attention. The student was allegedly asked by...

Why We Won’t Print Names of School Shooters

Why We Won’t Print Names of School Shooters

The Round Table Editorial Staff

October 21, 2015

School shootings are some of the most heinous and disturbing crimes that occur in the U.S. When these crimes are committed, we as the Round Table editorial Staff deem it important to honor the victims instead of shedding any additional light on the shooter. Thus, the editorial staff of the Round Table...

Why You’re Wrong About Bowhunting

Why You’re Wrong About Bowhunting

Jason DeAndressi, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015

Since the beginning of time, humans have had to hunt and gather resources in order to survive harsh environments. To this day, people still use the same traditional ways of taking down large or small game, but there is a different mindset to it than there used to be. Obviously, nowadays a person can...

The True Cost of Playing Sports

The True Cost of Playing Sports

Alex Lemekha, Staff Writer

June 15, 2015

Playing sports is a great experience for everyone whether being on a high school or club team. It gives you an opportunity to get out there, get in shape and make new friends. However, athletes sacrifice a lot to be able to play their sport(s). Here are the top 5 “costs” of playing sports: Limited leisure time ...

Juniors: Time to Step it Up!

Juniors: Time to Step it Up!

Nicole Lorusso, Staff Writer

June 12, 2015

Before we know it, it is our time. The second that we walk out of the building after the last final, we are officially seniors. In the blink of an eye, high school is basically already over. It is scary to think how fast high school flew by and how we’re already entering our last year of high school....

Hope in Motion: Why You Should Walk Next Year

Hope in Motion: Why You Should Walk Next Year

Madilyn Caruso, Staff Writer

June 9, 2015

The Bennett Cancer Center’s Annual Hope in Motion Cancer walk is an amazing, fun way to honor your loved ones whose lives were affected by cancer while also giving back to the community. Hundreds of people come out each year to bike, run, or walk for a great cause. Among these hundreds of people is...

SHS Attendance Policy is Flawed

SHS Attendance Policy is Flawed

Charlotte LeClue, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

I understand that we need some sort of attendance policy because it’s important that students go to school and receive an education. That being said, the attendance policy currently in place has some notable errors. Two unexcused absences result in a failure for the class and so do seven excused...

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