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Oregon militia takes a stand

Logan Woods, Ad Manager

January 19, 2016

Filed under Features, Life & Style

    On January 2, an armed militia took control of a federal building in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. This took place as a protest to the recent decision to send Dwight and Steven Hammond back to prison on arso...

What is your favorite nail polish color?

Chloe Grove, Assistant Editor

January 19, 2016

Filed under Features, Life & Style

Many people paint their nails. Some do it to express themselves; others just want a change. For the month of January, “The Pioneer Press” asked the students of Jonathan Alder High School what their favorite nail polish colo...

Getting to know “The Pioneer Press” staff

Chloe Grove, Assistant Editor

January 19, 2016

Filed under Features, Life & Style

“The Pioneer Press” staff has arranged a quiz for fellow Alder staff and students to see whom they are most alike. Take the quiz to see who your personality matches up with.   What is your favorite television show? Bo...

Favorite Christmas Food

Logan Woods, Ad Manager

December 14, 2015

Filed under Features

    With Christmas approaching quickly, many students are visualizing the food they are most excited for during the holiday season. “The Pioneer Press” asked students at Jonathan Alder High School, “What is your favori...

History of the world’s most celebrated holiday

Logan Woods, Ad Manager

December 14, 2015

Filed under Features

    Celebrating New Year’s Day is a common worldwide tradition that commemorates the past year and looks forward to the new year. Festivities usually begin on December 31 (New Year’s Eve). These events usually include a...

Christmas traditions

Tori Walker, Billing Manager

December 14, 2015

Filed under Features

     Christmas time is full of some great family traditions: from baking cookies to decorating the house. Some traditions can be big and crazy while  some can be small and simple, but every tradition means so much to the ones doin...

JAHS students share their holiday traditions

Chloe Grove, Assistant Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under Features, Life & Style

December has arrived, meaning the holidays also have. On December 25 many families honor Christmas and gather with their families to celebrate. Christmas is approaching quickly so “The Pioneer Press” asked the students and...

“MockingJay” flies through theatres

Chloe Grove, Assistant Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under Features, Life & Style

  November 16 was an important day for “Hunger Games” fans across the world. “MockingJay - Part 2,” based on the third book in the “Hunger Games” series by Suzanne Collins, came out in theatres.     While...

Is homework worth doing?

Skylier Beachy, Photographer

November 24, 2015

Filed under Features, Opinion

Dear Editor,          A question that students may ask themselves when a teacher gives them homework is, “Why do we have homework? We already learned all of this in class.” Students debate with themselves if ...

Restrictive WiFi controls Alder

Logan Woods, Ad Manager

November 24, 2015

Filed under Features

    The WiFi at Jonathan Alder has provided students and faculty with a way to access the internet on school grounds without going through the hassle of limited data or poor connection for over a year. Some students say ...

“The Pioneer Press” explains the history of Thanksgiving

Jenna Mink, Editor

November 24, 2015

Filed under Features, Life & Style

     Every school year students and staff anxiously await Thanksgiving break. As nice as the three day break may be, Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on what to be thankful for as the year comes to an end. Little does everyone...

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