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Staff editorial: Cyberbullying problem begins to worsen

Staff editorial: Cyberbullying problem begins to worsen

JagWire staff, staff editorial

February 2, 2012


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

As the number of social network users rises, so do the number of reported cases of cyberbullying. Our school proves no exception to this, and the number of times harassment on sites like Facebook and Twitter has infiltrated our student population has gotten ridiculous. At our school in the last year, ...

Staff editorial: Column sparks reader interaction

JagWire staff, staff editorial

December 2, 2011


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

Nearly 500 readers commented on the opinion column, "Football team unfairly overshadows other school activities," Tuesday, Nov. 15, within two days of the column first being posted online. In two days, unique page views spiked to around 1,800 on Tuesday, Nov. 15 and 2,000 Wednesday, Nov. 16, up from aro...

Staff editorial: Poor planning leads to shortage of seats for the fall production of The Wizard of Oz

JagWire staff, staff editorial

November 15, 2011


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

The drama department chose to perform The Wizard of Oz as its fall musical production. Unfortunately, many students and staff members were unable to see the performance as all the shows were sold out within three days after being offered to the general public, with Saturday, Nov. 12 never being offered ...

Staff editorial: Cool School event proves the school has spirit

JagWire staff, staff editorial

October 28, 2011


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

For a school that has often claimed a lack of school spirit, the Cool School event definitely proved the assumption wrong. The KCTV5 event on Friday, Oct. 28 turned out better than expected as a result of behind the scenes work and student enthusiasm. The school was first notified of its nomination...

Staff editorial: school board drowns hope of swimming team

Staff editorial: school board drowns hope of swimming team

JagWire staff, Staff editorial

October 20, 2011


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

The school board recently voted to have a bowling team starting in January for both Mill Valley and De Soto High Schools. The swimming team was not approved for multiple reasons, including a possible lack of funding (see page 15). While a bowling team will give another opportunity for students to...

Staff editorial: new year brings increased motivation for staff

JagWire staff, staff editorial

September 29, 2011


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

Every school year the JagWire gains new staff members and a new editorial board. With the changes comes a new level of motivation and goals for the year. This year we plan on not only meeting the standards that have been set by the previous years’ staffs, but exceeding expectations in our print ed...

Staff editorial: Homecoming decision needed student input

JagWire staff, staff editorial

September 8, 2011


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

In the last couple of weeks, the administration made the decision to move the Homecoming parade, from a Friday during the day to a Wednesday night that would lead into a pep rally and bonfire. The decision was made primarily due to a growing student body but also because of incidents from last year...

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