FHS Press

Stories don’t write themselves

Stories don’t write themselves

Baylee Stewart and Cade Skuse

January 31, 2020

The “FHS Press” first started being printed in October 2008 and replaced the former newspaper called the “Bulldog Express.” Since the first issue, more than 120 different writers have published over 2,000 articles in the newspaper over the past 99 issues. Over the years, many changes have be...

No stress, no mess

No stress, no mess

Marissa Lammie, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

It is late on a school night. Books and assignments are piling up. The workload is getting heavier. Students want to sleep but they know that they must complete their work. They continue to procrastinate until the last possible minute. Then, when they finally get their graded assignments back and the...

Quality of higher education measured unfairly

Quality of higher education measured unfairly

Leah McNear, Co-Distribution Director

January 31, 2020

When students decide to go to college, there are several options for which institution to attend. The many factors including the cost, quality of education, size and housing can influence someone’s choice.  An aspect that too many focus on is how much money an institution has. To them, wealth re...

From paper to screen

From paper to screen

Hallie Spielman, Webmaster

January 31, 2020

Louisa May Alcott, L.M. Montgomery and Jane Austin are all fantastic authors who wrote great pieces of literature. These authors’ books have inspired movies and TV shows. However, most of the time, the movie version changes the story to make it more interesting in their eyes.  For the most part, w...

Freedom to write

Cole Skuse and Cade Skuse

January 29, 2020

Across the nation, students work to produce interesting content in their student-run publications, whether it is a school newspaper, yearbook, broadcast channel or other methods of publication. These topics can range from local news that nobody else picks up, to features on someone in the community. Oc...

It can wait

It can wait

Madison Snavely, Editor-in-Chief (Web)/Asst. Features Editor/Social Media Director/PR/Marketing Director

December 21, 2019

A car drives off into the distance with two people located inside. One, a passenger, scrolls through their phone, oblivious to the world around them. The other, an experienced driver, reaches for their phone to reply to a recent text message. Both realizing that nobody is paying attention to the road...

Standardized test scores are not accurately reflective of students abilities

Standardized test scores are not accurately reflective of students abilities

Mason Hedge, Managing Editor (Print)/Co-Distribution Director

December 21, 2019

On Oct. 16, high school students from all over the nation participated to take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT), a roughly three-hour standardized test judging a person’s skills in reading, writing and mathematics. The results of these tests were released to students between Dec. 9-11, ...

Looking through polarized lenses

Looking through polarized lenses

Cole Skuse, Business Manager/News Editor/Copy Editor

December 21, 2019

No matter the person, one is bound to hold personal opinions that others disagree with. In modern politics, this is decisions that affect people every day. The United States mainly functions on a two-party system with a few minor parties. With two major parties, people are pushed to the two sides, re...

Puppies provide happiness, responsibility, other quality attributes

Puppies provide happiness, responsibility, other quality attributes

Jalynn Falk, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

As people adopt pets more and more there is a common question amongst owners: is getting a puppy a good idea? Getting a puppy as a pet allows owners to establish a bond with their new family member from the beginning. However, those that decide to adopt their pet as an older dog may have obstacle...

Older pets need love, too!

Older pets need love, too!

Hallie Spielman, Webmaster

December 20, 2019

Almost everyone loves young animals. Puppies, kittens and other baby animals are often favorites. Even though young animals need good homes, the older pets that are being taken to shelters or abandoned in the streets still need good homes too.  Senior pets are usually ignored because families want to adopt p...