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Two Teens Arrested for Tennessee Wildfires

Two Teens Arrested for Tennessee Wildfires

Sarah Hunsicker, Editor
January 4, 2017 • 331 views
Filed under Opinion

Late into the evening on November 23rd, a small fire had erupted towards the top of the Smokey Mountains. This fire was named the Chimney Tops 2 fire.  The fire soon grew and became uncontrollable blazing wildfires. These wildfires then spread to Gatlinburg and a nearby tourist hotspot, Pigeon Forge....

Opinion: Is Valentine’s Day a Commercial Holiday?

Opinion: Is Valentine’s Day a Commercial Holiday?

Madison Reid, Staff Writer
December 15, 2016 • 170 views
Filed under Opinion

Valentine's Day, a time to cherish loved ones, does not embody its original meaning anymore.  Now, it's about gifts and material things rather than just spending time with significant others. 55% of Americans celebrate Valentine's Day, with the average person spending $146.84 on the holiday. This year,...

Students’ opinions on the dress code

Students’ opinions on the dress code

Emma Dijkstra, Staff Writer
April 15, 2016 • 765 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The weather has been getting warmer because Spring will be here soon. Students will be getting dressed in the morning according to the weather and this means shorts, dresses and tank tops for example. The dress code is enforced throughout the whole year, but violations occur more often when it's warmer...

Does Class Size Matters?

Does Class Size Matters?

Morgan Schwab, Staff
March 11, 2016 • 308 views
Filed under Opinion

In our generation, students learn in multiple ways. Some learn by listening to a teacher talk, or by doing activities or experiments. Some students also learn by reading or writing. There are so many different ways a student learns but how big or small of a class they have can also be a big factor in...

Has Christmas lost its meaning?

Has Christmas lost its meaning?

Justin Mahoney, Staff Writer
December 21, 2015 • 554 views
Filed under Opinion

When it comes to the holidays, I have noticed of late that many people seem to have lost the true meaning of the Christmas season and holiday itself. The message of kindness to others, giving and spreading joy and happiness seems to have been lost in translation and has left behind the hollow "What am...

Family Traditions Make Holidays Stronger

Family Traditions Make Holidays Stronger

Morgan Schwab, Staff
December 9, 2015 • 274 views
Filed under Opinion

I believe that family Traditions make the meaning of a Holiday stronger. For the holidays I go and spend time with family. "Most of the time just being together and spending quality time," said Sophomore Sofia Cosme, "just makes the holiday stronger". Family is a big part of most peoples lives including...

Gift cards are not gifts!

Gift cards are not gifts!

Emma Dijkstra, Staff
December 8, 2015 • 236 views
Filed under Opinion

"I'm too lazy to actually think of something you would like, so you can do it yourself."

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Freshmen’s First Marking Period

Freshmen’s First Marking Period

Lydia Sweetney, Staff
November 13, 2015 • 455 views
Filed under Student Life

As this marking period comes to an end, students are trying as hard as they can to do well and to submit grades. However, it is some peoples first marking period in high school and while some high schoolers maybe used to this busy time others are just getting used to it. Freshman students Macy Beach, Caiti G...

Should Students Have to Stand for the Pledge of Allegiance?

Should Students Have to Stand for the Pledge of Allegiance?

Justin Mahoney, Staff
November 10, 2015 • 458 views
Filed under Opinion

If Cape is going to preach the Rachel's Challenge message, and claim to actively support individuality, it needs to start practicing what it has been preaching for so many years.

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Furious 7 Review

Furious 7 Review

Rory Green, Staff Writer
May 14, 2015 • 439 views
Filed under A&E, Opinion

On April 3rd the latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise was released and it skyrocketed making nearly 150 million dollars on opening weekend. Although many thought it would just be another movie just like the others, Furious 7 was both an emotional rollercoaster and visual ecstasy. The...

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