FHS Press

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...

No more room at the kids’ table

No more room at the kids’ table

Cole Skuse, Business Manager/Copy Editor

December 1, 2019

As Thanksgiving rolls around every year, relatives from far away often come together for a feast. A separate table is set for the children to sit at, separate from the adults. As the night rolls on, arguments break at the adult table; whether it’s about a recent divorce or politics, loaded words get e...

Meme, schemes and their overarching themes

Meme, schemes and their overarching themes

Baylee Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief/ Photos and Design Editor

December 1, 2019

Memes: we all know them. We all hate them. People all around the world view or even create memes every day. However, are they truly beneficial to society? As people scroll through their social media platforms, there is no doubt that they will come across a meme. Memes can be very entertaining and ...

Memes, schemes and their overarching themes

Memes, schemes and their overarching themes

Cade Skuse, Co-Editor-in-Chief/FHS Accountant

December 1, 2019

Memes: We all know them. We all love them. They are constantly evolving in many ways, such as sharing new messages, coming up with new formats and spreading positivity. Memes are an integral part of society and their existence is overall a benefit. The word “meme” was first coined by Richard Dawkins in his b...

Whose job is it anyways?

Whose job is it anyways?

Marissa Lammie, Staff Writer

December 1, 2019

    Home Economics is a course that teaches students basic skills such as cooking, baking, sewing and doing laundry. Driver’s Education guide students through the basics of driving.  Many schools still offer these courses. Manners, as well as responsibilities, are taught in schools and homes,...

Lions, tigers, abuse! Oh my!

Lions, tigers, abuse! Oh my!

Hallie Spielman, Web Master

November 1, 2019

At one point in time, circuses were a fun activity for families. As time passed, circuses started to earn the reputation of abusing the animals involved in the shows. Circuses are supposed to be fun and a place for children and their families to see clowns getting out of tiny cars and watching people...