We were halfway through summer when my mom had an idea to go to Canada. I thought it would be a great idea so we went. I remember packing the car then starting the 8 hour drive through mostly New York. We made about several stops before reaching the border where we could see Niagara … Continue reading First time leaving the country.
I was reading an article about football and the new helmets that the NFL was working on to prevent concussions, when I came across a paragraph suggesting that we take away high school football because of injuries. I couldn’t believe it, so I looked into the benefits of highschool football. A study held by the … Continue reading High School Football
Fans watched as both teams fought for the higher score. We were in the sixth inning, and the score was tied. The game went into extra innings, after the seventh inning the score was still equal, the next inning rolled around, but still nobody was leading. All of the sudden the umpires called the game … Continue reading Championship Games Are Worse Tied Then Lost
How many times have you clicked on a little box stating “other” on a chat server? How many times have you had to force someone or something into a little binary box? A study finds that about 2.7% of Minnesota teens answer yes to the question: “Do you consider yourself transgender, genderqueer, gender-fluid or unsure … Continue reading Slap A Label On Me And Call Me Mary
All parents have different hopes and standards for their children. And of course, they want the absolute best for each and every one of them. The US is a nation that is bulit up on the idea of gender equality, and where there should be no gender discrimination. However, many studies indicate that parents overlook … Continue reading Do Parents Have Different Hopes and Standards for Their Sons Than for Their Daughters?
It is a pretty well-known fact that wild animals, for the most part, are healthier than animals held in captivity. Now, how come if a zoo states that they are not hurting the animal it’s suddenly okay? But how do we even know if they are telling the truth they could be purposely hiding the … Continue reading Zoo Captivity – Skrtich Editorial
As usual, it seemed to come out of nowhere. And, as usual it didn’t . The murderer who took the lives of 17 people at a high school in parkland, fla., was on everybody’s radar, from the school authorities to the local police to the FBI, which failed to follow its own protocols when a … Continue reading Is gun control really necessary?
45 million children are playing youth sports each year. Yet only 2% will go professional. That’s still 900,000 kids. When kids start off young, there is no yelling or screaming at them. But are youth sports too competitive? Not necessarily. As kids grow up, you can begin to see who wants to play … Continue reading Youth Sports: Yell or Cheer
People today are not united and do not stand behind their leaders like they used to, in times of crisis, uncertainty, and war. If you had to lead a country through a crisis wouldn’t you like support? There is an article by John Goodman on Independent Institute titled “Does the media hate Trump more than … Continue reading We need to be united
For over 2500 years, theater has been the captivating way of expressing emotion and story on a stage with an audience. Live theater promotes self-confidence and reminds people that they are not alone as they sit and admirably observe the magic that unfolds before their eyes. In the late 1800’s we were introduced to film, … Continue reading The BIG Difference Between Film and Theatre
Millions of players, thousands of injuries, hundreds of deaths. High School and College sum around 12.2 deaths per year, by just playing the sport. On top of that, In just 5 years, the NCAA has counted for 41,000 injuries. The sport begs the need for safer equipment and the mentality of the sport… fast. Normally, … Continue reading A Safer Sport (Editorial)
“We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.” “Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men.” are two famous quotes from George Bernard Shaw, and Joe Abercrombie regarding the U.S. death penalty. I was watching a documentary about the death sentence, and … Continue reading The Death Penalty
Climate Change: Real or Hoax? Our planet is slowly warming up. We have acknowledged that our planet is warming, but yet we still don’t do anything. It’s creating havoc on our coral reefs, refuges for ocean creatures, and when it comes to the Antarctic. It doesn’t just create a land loss for creatures. Climate … Continue reading Climate Change: Real or A Hoax
The hard truth is that in circuses animals are abused, experiencing lives of misery and suffering. In circuses they beat elephants with bullhooks to compel them into doing acts that a 12,000 pound animal should not naturally be able to do. Young elephants go through the process known as “the crush”. It purposefully shatters their … Continue reading We Have the Right to Say No, But they don’t, So We Have to Speak for Them
Picture this; you’re in school, and summer is right around the corner. Then, out of seemingly nowhere, you get slapped across the face with a standardized test, and immediate pressure and stress is put upon you. You then remember about the multiple days you spent learning about what the test would be like and what … Continue reading Time Spent Preparing For Standardized Testing Is Wasted
The question has been asked if the way a classroom is decorated affects the way a student learns. I feel that sometimes our classrooms can be over decorated. This over decoration which is fun to look at and brings life and warmth to children’s classrooms can also be the cause of distractions. Classrooms such as … Continue reading Does the way a classroom is decorated affect the way students learn?
Many people prefer Ferraris over lamborghinis. According to Ferrarichat.com there are about 1,000,000 ferrari owners and 28,000 Lamborghini owners in the world according to www.reference.com. Surprisingly many people have a tough time choosing between them.People choose Ferraris because of the name, but if you want a good luxurious and fast car you should buy a … Continue reading People should buy Lamborghinis over Ferraris
Tyler Brunetti Mr. Jockers Period 6 ILA 4/21/2020 Student’s lunch times should be longer It was a nice sunny day outside. I had really wanted to go outside during lunch. But due to the fact that the lunch line to buy lunch was a mile and a half long, I couldn’t. For me to be … Continue reading Student’s lunch times should be longer
Every year, millions of kids go to the doctor’s office. There, they get their check-ups to determine their health. They also receive small “shots”, most of which inject them with weakened forms of viruses that have devastated populations before we found an effective cure and vaccine. They protect us from diseases such as polio, hepatitis … Continue reading A Battle Over Prevention
One passenger sits in a plane soaring across the Earth looking through the window to see clouds to arrive at China. Below, there are millions of people breathing in the life of a mask. 4,400 deaths happen per day. 1.6million people died each year. All of this due to our unawareness to the severeness of … Continue reading Electric Planes are the future.