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ESSA tests begin

Shyanne Massie, Managing Editer

The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB),  signed by President George Bush in 2001, has long been blamed for an increase in standardized testing and schools being unrightfully labeled as failing. That federal education reform law expired in 2007, but it was eight more years until it was replaced with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA works to ensure that every chil...  Read More »

Feb 6 • No Comments

Fake news and how to avoid it

Fake news and how to avoid it

Emmanuel Asher, Reporter

Fake news can travel fast, especially in this day and age when news can reach people quickly through social media. A significant amount of fake news on the 2016 Presidenti...  Read More »

Jan 17 • No Comments

Fake News Spreads Across the World

Fake News Spreads Across the World

Alanna Christianson, Managing Editer

Fake news has been spread for as long as people have been around. Today these lies can be spread worldwide through social media, spreading the false information around with...  Read More »

Jan 17 • No Comments

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Sexting creates modern day taboo

Sexting creates modern day taboo

Janee Wilson, Managing Editor

The human body has been a source of inspiration for artists forever. As early as 440 BCE sculptors of warriors, athletes, and dancers in the nude were used to show what an...  Read More »

Dec 3

Suicide is no joke

Suicide is no joke

Shyanne Massie, Managing Editor

  “I would rather die than take my math test today.” So many people say it. It's used as a figure of speech to make a situation seem more dramatic and show...  Read More »

Dec 3

Social Media- the good, the bad, and the ugly; Time to stop the madness

Social Media- the good, the bad, and the ugly; Time to stop the madness

November 14, 2016

Confederate Flag- one sided flag, two-sided argument- PRO

Confederate Flag- one sided flag, two-sided argument- PRO

July 16, 2016

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New cheerleaders face adversity on and off court

Olivia McAnaulty, Reporter

Wasilla High School’s basketball cheerleading is back with poms poms in hand. After five years of inactivity, the basketball cheer program is once again alive, colored re...  Read More »

Feb 14

Ski and Snowboard Bus

Ski and Snowboard Bus

Kalon Shampine, Reporter

Alyeska invites the people of the Valley to enjoy the mountains and snow. The Mat-Su Ski and Snowboard Club brings students from the Valley to Alyeska, beginning January 7...  Read More »

Feb 1

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Breath of the Wild

Breath of the Wild

Raina Lewis, Reporter

“Breath of the Wild”, the exciting newest addition to the Legend of Zelda franchise prepares to release on  March 3rd on the brand new console Nintendo Switch. The mu...  Read More »

Feb 10 • No Comments

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Custodians work to keep school safe and winter free

Custodians work to keep school safe and winter free

Callie Adams, Reporter

After a snowy night, Wasilla High head custodian Abbie Johnson arrives at school around a half hour to an hour early to ensure that all sidewalks and parking lots are cleared fo...  Read More »

Feb 14 • No Comments

Veteran teachers touch the future mentoring new teachers

Veteran teachers touch the future mentoring new teachers

Jane'e Wilson

Jobs take training and years of schooling hopefully makes someone qualified for a job. But what matters most is experience, especially when it comes to being a teacher. Pr...  Read More »

Feb 14 • No Comments

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Military ball rocks the captain cook

Jase Clingman, Reporter

  All JROTC programs from the Valley and Anchorage on March 4th gather for the biggest dance of the year- the military ball. The military ball celebrates the students in...  Read More »

Feb 1 • No Comments

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Counseling News

Students get ready to drop the kids play and get ready to put your head in the game. The counselors have a Junior/Senior Checklist of all requirements before the Graduati...  Read More »

Dec 4

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