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The Student News Publication of Warren Township High School

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The Student News Publication of Warren Township High School

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“Mental Health Days” or Absenteeism?

Jasmine Porter, Co-Editor September 12, 2022

As WTHS students prepare to enter their second month of the 2022-2023 school year, the stress of everyday life is beginning to catch up and the dread of academic pressure looms over the heads of many....

Opinion: Female Injustice of the Swim Unit

Opinion: Female Injustice of the Swim Unit

Jordan Bode and Shannon Pharr April 24, 2022

“Girls were raised in an environment where they have to cover up.”   From the past swim unit, we have viewed the rules as degrading and unfair. And it gets to a point where sexualizing women...

How to Get to College (a Road Map of High School)

How to Get to College (a Road Map of High School)

Ava Palo, Co-Editor April 24, 2022

Warren does well to prepare its students for their post-secondary plans. What I think that it lacks, however, is the advice and reality of the process from students who actually wrote essays and filled...

Warrens Pride Club

Warren’s Pride Club

Avery Ocampo, Staff Writer March 24, 2022
O'Plaine counsellor Ms Lidskin has been the sponsor for the Pride club for 7 years. I spoke with her about the club and how it  got started  "How many years has Warren been having Pride Club as a school club?" Ms Lidskin: "I started the Pride Club 7 years ago when a student on my caseload asked me if Warren had this type of club.  At that time we did not and I felt it was important for students to have a safe place and be supported at Warren."
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How to Ace AP World in 3 Simple Steps

Jasmine Porter, Staff Writer March 24, 2022

It’s that time of the year again, and this year’s no different than those past. At least, not in the sense that AP testing has changed.  One successfully completed Advanced Placement course may...

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The End of an Era: See You Later SAT!

Jasmine Porter, Staff Writer February 23, 2022

SAT, GPA, and ACT— three seemingly unrelated terms whose union is built upon the joint purpose of tormenting your everyday high school student. Luckily for us, at least two of those things are beginning...

OPINION: Stickers For the W

OPINION: Stickers For the ‘W’

Michela Schenk, Editor February 2, 2022

When we are young, we are told, “Oh they don't have recess in middle school, you're too big to play on the playground” or “Oh they don't accept late work in high school, you're too old for that”....

Opinion - 1/6/21: One Year Later

Opinion – 1/6/21: One Year Later

Taylor Simmons, Staff Writer January 31, 2022

The January 6th insurrection was one of the darkest days in the history of the country. Before the electoral college votes were certified, thousands of Trump supporters and white supremacists were attempting...

Opinion - Youre Canceled!

Opinion – You’re Canceled!

Emma Beard, Staff Writer January 30, 2022

Ever since we were little, our parents have all given us the same lecture, in more or less words. “Your actions have consequences.” Now, when we were five, those “consequences” probably looked...

Should Schools Have Changed To A 5 Day Quarantine?

Should Schools Have Changed To A 5 Day Quarantine?

Yesenia Ruiz, Staff Writer January 30, 2022

The CDC recently announced they were updating their COVID-19 protocols to include a 5-day quarantine. This is shortened from their 10-day quarantine and their previous 14-day quarantine. This action has...

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