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To our leaders: take note

To our leaders: take note

February 19, 2019

For our nation: Members of Congress need to listen to their constituents. They’re elected to govern by the people, so they should govern for them. But it goes beyond just listening, it requires action. Those who govern need to show us that it’s beyond their own self-interests by listening t...

The black gate should not be locked

The black gate should not be locked

Lauren Komar

November 4, 2018

Within the last two years, the gate that opens to allow kids to get in and out from the bus ramp and senior lot, also known as the “back gate” remains locked even when school just starts. I understand that we need to keep the gate locked for security reasons, but locking this gate also means that a...

We need to address mental health

We need to address mental health

November 4, 2018

Hidden behind closed doors. Whispered between families. Shoved behind a curtain of secrecy. But there’s no need for it to be a secret. Over 20 percent of teenagers aged 13-18 have or will have some form of mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It’s not a rarity. It...

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