Thursday, December 8, 2011
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Monday, October 24, 2011
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Tuesday, as you may have noticed, cell phone service was hard to come by. In every class I went to, I listened to my fellow students complain that they were unable to send a text, check Facebook, or even send a tweet.
While I understand why some people may have been upset, it soon became a bit excessive. If these students had been trying to use their phones for something important, then I may have actually felt bad for them. Instead, however, the majority of these students were simply trying to communicate with someone across the building. Is it really that hard to pull up your email and type, like on an actual computer keyboard? Well, apparently so, because the complaining didn't stop.
Another thing that I would like to mention is the fact that phones technically aren't even allowed in school. Should it really be that big of a deal that something you aren't supposed to be using during school isn't working? I can't pretend I don't use my phone during class, but if my phone doesn't have service, then I just deal with it.
Phones aren't supposed to be used in school anyway, so maybe instead of acting like the world is ending, students should take advantage of not having service and actually try being productive for once. School is supposed to be an opportunity to get an education and prepare for our future, and while that line may be overused, take a minute and think about it.
In 20 years, will you even talk to half of the friends you have now? Probably not, you will be busy focused on your life, your job, and your family. The people you knew and the things you did in high school will merely be memories, but the education you received will actually help you out.
Sure, cellphones are great to have, and there are times during class when you will want or need to use them, but be careful to make sure you don't overuse them. Just owning a phone and being in school makes you a very privileged person, so try not to abuse it.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Go Diego Go
Friday, September 23, 2011
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Monday, September 12, 2011
People travel in a pack looking for their next victim, willing to stomp on anyone who gets in his or her way. They are called the wolves of the great wilderness, starving to get that next juicy story. But are they out of control?
Friday, September 2, 2011
By Dani DeVore
Friday, April 29, 2011
I think that the school closing down was coming anyway. You can either save the money now or later, but Marquette will be closing soon, whether we like it or not. - Carrie Albers, sophomore
I don't care either way, but you can't please everyone. - Emma Anderson, sophomore
Close it, send them to death camps. Nothing good comes out of that town. - Mikael Midkiff, senior
No? - Halie Sparks, freshmen
No. - Ethan Loder, freshmen
No! I think it should have stayed open. I am a better student because of MJH, we had great teachers and the learning atmosphere was great! I used to be an average D student in California and I went to being an A student because the teachers were so caring and so understanding. In California I never had the chance to talk to the teacher person to person because my classroom average was 50 kids per classroom. - Ceci Gonzales, junior
I think it's a good idea. - Krystin Vidrine, junior
Yes it should be closed down so the school can be better and have more learning stuff. Many students say they don't learn because they don't have as much, well this is a chance to gain for our school and have more students do better on their work and tests. - Larissa Walker, sophomore
Well, everybody is going to say that it shouldn't, but honestly if it is going to help our school sufficiently and makes it to where we don't have to cut things like music, or sports i think it should. - Caitlyn Barnes, freshmen
Keep the school! - Cody Hopkins, freshman
No it shouldn't, because we put a lot in to our school and we may not have as many people as Lindsborg but our school has a much as right as Lindsborg's schools should be. Our school is loved by many and if it closes Marquette every one will move and it will be desserted. - Mary Linder, freshmen
No, it should not because it would not help the USD 400 budget at all as far as I'm concerned. They would have to buy more books in the classes of LMS because they barely have enough books for all the current students. Some of the books are so old that they would be better off buying new books, which would cost a lot. They would have to buy more desks for more kids because some classes are so large that the kids take up almost every desk as it is. - Jared Wilson, sophomore
No, it should be kept open! That school really means a lot to the people of Marquette! - Daisy Quested, sophomore
Yes. It won't kill them to drive 15 miles. - Hailey Martin, junior
I think that if Marquette raises the funds to support themselves (which they are doing), who's to say they should not stay open? If the junior high closes, the elementary school will go extinct and eventually the town will go with it. Marquette thrives on the youth in town and it would be sad to see Lindsborg's sister town turn into a ghost town because the junior high was no more. Also, when the junior high closes, the businesses in town will suffer and will have to close because they won't have enough business to stay open. A large amount of people will lose their jobs and then the decision of closing down the junior high will have created more of a problem then intended. - Laura Klaassen, senior
It should definitely not be closed down!!! If it closes down, the town will go down with it. - Jessica Rider, senior
- Seth Nelson+Trevor Menke=Jim Halpert
- Some times I wonder "Why is that Frisbee getting bigger?" and then it hits me.
- Did you know that if you say Colter! Colter! Colter! really fast it starts to sound like a gurgle.
- Quit complaining about Marquette closing.
- Is it necessary for couples to kiss goodbye to go to separate hallways?
- Is NObama going to win re-election in 2012? Or is Donald "The Billionaire" Trump going to clobber him and become the next president? And if Trump does win, who here thinks he'd be a decent president? Anyone?
- The Marquette school shouldn't be closed down!
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
|Seniors Marina Patrick and Staci Foster sit at their table in the commons|
handing out and selling treats.
Patrick and Foster chose Invisible Children, which is a relief effort for child soldiers fighting in Uganda.
|Senior Cody Bowers, junior Desiree Harrison, sophomore Jessica VanRanken, teacher Ryan Biegert, freshman Jenell Hulse, sophomore Dylan Pruitt, and senior Kari Bingham.|
Six students and one teacher floated the SVHS hallways on Thursday, March 10, as victims of "drunk driving accidents." The FCCLA group raised awareness for distracted driving during the last three days of the school week, focusing on wearing seat belts, texting and driving, and driving under the influence.
Using the statistic "every 50 minutes someone dies from a drunk driving accident," FCCLA reminded students how tragic drunk driving can be. Almost every hour, a student was chosen at random to sport the black shirts with a victim number on it. The students wore the shirts the rest of the day to show students how many people are affected by driving under the influence. On Wednesday, posters with facts and statistics were hung on the school walls. On Friday, FCCLA shared a short documentary by AT&T called "The Last Text." Seminar classes watched and discussed the video.
- Megan Roberts, Senior blog editor
Friday, February 25, 2011
"I think that it is stupid that girls have to sign out when its the boys bathroom getting vandalized." - Lacey Bowles, junior.
"My opinion would be that the girls shouldn't be punished for what the boys do to their bathrooms. The girls shouldn't get their bathrooms passes taken away for what the boys did. That's not fair to us." - Sarah Sharp, freshmen.
"I think it is stupid that the girls are being punished for the vandalism too. If we were actually vandalizing our bathroom then it would be acceptable." - Ashley Foley, sophomore.
"My opinion is that whoever is doing should be shot. Just say'in." - Abigail Householter, freshmen.
"The girls shouldn't be punished for the boys immaturity. Not being able to go in the locker rooms during school is stupid, especially when it's the boys bathroom and locker room thats being vandalized." Hailey Martin, junior.
"I think whoever is vandalizing the boy's bathroom should stop. It's stupid and juvenile. If they're trying to prove that they're a "big boy" by vandalizing stuff and showing that they're bad, they're going the opposite direction. Everybody thinks they're stupid and nobody is impressed." - Abbey Bengston, sophomore.
"I think it is stupid! What is the thrill of vandalizing something for no apparent reason? It just makes a hassle for everyone, especially the janitors. Personally, I hate being treated like we are in elementary school....we are in high school now and I think that people should be mature enough to behave themselves. It's a shame that one or two people are ruining the privileges for everyone! Just grow up already!" - Lori Dauer, senior.
"It's dumb to make stupid decisions that are inconvenient for everyone. Learn the first time and don't be idiots." - Monica Olson, senior.
"Stop vandalizing stuff and freaking get a life!" - Mattie Loder, senior.
"It's terrible. I hate it. A few people screw it up for everybody else, and they may find other places to vandalize, and then the situation gets worse for everyone else. " - Neal Nickel, senior.
Monday, February 7, 2011
Saturday, February 5, 2011
|photo from Emma Anderson|
Rachel Loder, senior yearbook editor