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Advice for Underclassmen

Riley Gruenbaum '17, School News Editor

April 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion

As I begin to prepare for my last days at Jonathan Alder, I am catching myself looking back on the memories that I have made here, and I smile.     During almost all four years of my high school career, I have looked forwar...

How Childhood Vaccinations Impact the Community

Katie Smith, JAHS Senior

May 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

    In the United States, vaccination rates seem adequate when taking a brief look around. With a closer look, however, the truth is revealed. In general, vaccinations for children entering into kindergarten is over 90% for t...

How Nutrition Affects High School Students

Natalie Regula, JAHS Senior

May 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

    Have you ever thought about the effects of eating certain foods have on your body? It can actually make a huge difference in performance at school, extra curricular activities and sports. Starting to eat healthy and cal...

Sleep deprivation negatively affects academic performance

Alex Phinney, Layout Editor

May 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

    At 7:20 in the morning the first bell rings, signaling entrance to the academic wing and the beginning of the school day. Hoards of high school students fill the halls with their zombie walk and tired faces. They sip ...

What position do you hold?

Jenna Mink, Editor

May 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

    Are you a first-born child? Are you a middle child? Are you a last-born child? Are you and only child? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then you have a birth order. According to psychologydictionary.org, bi...

Class size matters

Alivia Milesky, JAHS Senior

May 4, 2016

Filed under Opinion

     Students remain the same; however, the class sizes are getting dramatically larger as time continues. Many believe that class size doesn't matter throughout a child’s education. Statistics show that it truly does have a ...

Electric cars are better for us

Dean Karkut, JAHS Senior

May 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

     Automobiles have become an important part of our society.  Owning a car is a necessity to most people.  Without the automobile everyday life would be slowed down.  The transportation system would take a longer peri...

Americans’ right to privacy

Aaron Kaeser, JAHS Senior

May 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

     In George Orwell’s 1984, he introduces the concept of “Big Brother,” a figure that has become synonymous with the idea of government surveillance. Now, some people will surely argue that giving up a few privacy rights is ...

Stress from the Pressure of College Decisions

Brenna Holmberg, JAHS Senior

May 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

     Current high school seniors are experiencing high levels of stress due to the pressure of choosing which college they will attend after high school. High school seniors today are not having as much fun as previous generat...

The Future of Energy

Christian Hipp, JAHS Senior

May 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

     It’s no secret that mankind uses a tremendous amount of fossil fuels.  We are dependent on them to provide the energy needed for almost every aspect of civilized life.  Unfortunately, between environmental issues, a...

College football players paid with education

Morgan Foster, JAHS Senior

May 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor,     Autumn would not be the same without college football games every Saturday, all day long. College football is a great source of entertainment, way to meet new friends, and have a good time. College football create...

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