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Why Vacations Are So Important

By: Sydney Reeves, a freshman at Leigh High School | March 30, 2020

Whether you are heading to the mountains to go skiing, travelling to another country, or even just going to the lake to go boating, vacations are meant to give your brain a chance to escape. They are meant for people to forget . . . read more

New School, New Opportunities

By: Dee Rivera, a freshman at Leigh High School | March 20, 2020

At the beginning of the school year, when I first moved here, people would ask me if I was happy to be here.     I always found myself just smiling and saying “Yes, I am really . . . read more

Student Opinion Column: Sports—Good for the Body and Soul

By: Kennedy Settje, a sophomore at Leigh High School | March 9, 2020

You don’t have to be the greatest athlete to participate in sports. There's so much more to sports than just winning. Although winning is a main goal for everyone, the importance of sports is so much bigger than . . . read more

Student Opinion Column: America’s Coffee Obsession

By: Madisyn Pelan, a junior at Leigh High School | February 26, 2020

In our divisive culture today, there is one thing we can all still agree on: America LOVES coffee. In fact, many Americans are obsessed with coffee.  They are no longer just brewing it at home either. Many are grabbing coffee . . . read more

Student Opinion: Why Life is Better in a Small Town

By: Alissa Kasik, a junior at Leigh High School | February 18, 2020

As a junior in high school, my classmates and I have begun thinking about our plans for the future. As we approach these major questions: Where do I want to end up? What do I want to do with my . . . read more

Student Opinion: Negative Effects of Online Gaming

By: Kayden Schumacher, a junior at Leigh High School | February 10, 2020

The average American lives for approximately 78.7 years. That means we are alive an average of 689412 hours.   The average teenage boy spends 16+ hours playing online games a week. If the . . . read more

Student Opinion Column: Is Fear Really a Bad Thing?

By: Cassidy Hoffman, a junior at Leigh High School | February 4, 2020

Fear has been widely regarded as something that is “bad”.    When a person stops to think about it, though, is fear really that terrible? Before today’s age, it helped to . . . read more

Student Opinion: Family Traditions

By: Reagan Settje, a senior at Leigh High School | January 15, 2020

Family traditions are very common and many people treasure them. They are something special that you always do with your family.  We have a few family traditions in our family that are very special . . . read more

Student Opinion Column: Freshman Advice

By: Natalie Reeves, senior at Leigh High School | November 4, 2019

When people say high school is the fastest four years of your life, they aren’t lying.  It feels like just yesterday I was a shy freshman, and now I’m an outgoing senior. It’s crazy . . . read more

Student Opinion: Social Media Today

By: Reagan Settje, a senior at Leigh High School | October 16, 2019

Social media is undoubtedly a great presence in our society today. Some people think that it is just teenagers and young children who use it, but everybody can either benefit from it or fall victim to it.  . . . read more

Student Opinion: Why Study Halls are Important

By: Audie Tejkl, sophomore at Leigh High School | September 18, 2019

As all students can agree, homework is the worst. We rush out of school, excited to relax and go home after a long day of school. But many students leave the building in a rush to get ready for after school practice or work an . . . read more

Student Opinion Column: “Being Short”

By: Emily Loseke, junior at Leigh High School | September 11, 2019

Picture this: It’s a home volleyball game, the bleachers are full, and almost everyone has a roster with the players’ information. I grab the paper and start skimming through the names, and then I stop. In amazement I . . . read more

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