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Is Social media affecting high schoolers’ abilities to get good jobs?

Amanda Jackson, Staff Writer

March 18, 2013

Many teens that use social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram tend to have problems getting a job.  Teen job seekers are often turned away by employers because they either have an unprofessional Facebook posting or inappropriate pictures on Instagram. Students who use social media...

Long time tradition or sworn enemy?

Eman Abdusemed, Staff Writer

March 18, 2013

Awakening to the chirping sparrows and bright sky reminded us all that we had lost an hour to daylight-savings time. Daylight-savings time is the time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of standard time to provide more daylight at the end of the working day during spring, summer, and early...

Parkview talks religion

Chelsey Boyce, Staff Writer

March 18, 2013

Religion is very important in many people’s everyday lives. People practice various religions such as Christianity, Islam, Judaism and such, but no matter what religion one may practice, religion is the base of one’s beliefs and values.             In my opinion, religion is very important...

We only get six minutes

Valerie Ward, Centerspread Editor

March 18, 2013

Students anxiously await the dismissal bell at the end of each class period for six minutes of freedom in the hallways. An entire six minutes to accomplish numerous tasks such as stopping by their locker, using the restroom, grabbing a snack from the vending machine, or having a light-hearted conversation...

Standardized testing is important

Katherine Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2013

Standardized testing is a common occurrence here at Parkview. Students in all grade levels have to take at least one every year, whether that be EOCT’s, writing tests, or the SAT. Many students disagree with standardized testing, such as senior Katie Verdi, who says, “Why should we be bothered with...

Are jobs for everyone?

Sydney Wirth, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013

                 Teens have a lot of motivations to get a job. Maybe it’s to get out of the house or gain some experience for a future career and even make some cash to buy something they have had their eye on. Whatever the case may be, having a job and being a student has its perks...

Hitting the hay better than hitting the books

Khaila Thomas, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013

             A Monday first period class filled with drowsy students is a common sight. There are usually students fighting to keep their eyes open and others having already lost the battle with their heads down.Some teachers find this scene upsetting while others do not care, and a selected...

Enjoy each day as it comes

Katherine Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2013

As you walk around the hallway on a Monday morning, you can easily overhear people talking about how they “wish it was Friday already,” or wishing that the weekend was not over. Actually, it seems as though no matter what day of the week it is, people are still complaining about the day that they...

Some like it classic

Kristina Pavlova, Entertainment Editor

February 28, 2013

 People crowd the movie theater to screen the latest blockbuster hit and erupt in applause as the credits roll down in the final scene. Whether this is the newest zombie, vampire, or romance movie, it is guaranteed to be appreciated by many viewers. It seems as if today’s movies are loved for reasons...

Thrift scores are great scores

Eman Abdusemed, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013

            Many teenagers have noticed a new craze that’s been polluting the fashion world. It seems like old is the new new, and vintage is definitely back in style. Usually being in style means hiking up your budget and spending more money with every new fashion trends that seems to appear...

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