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After calling a foul and giving a yellow card, the referee writes down the name of the guilty Los Angeles Galaxy player.

Are referees really necessary?

Troy Pawlowski, Contributing Writer May 25, 2021

Has there ever been a perfect game of a sport that was called by the referees fairly, 100 percent of the time? It is very unlikely that it has happened, but using new technology and implementing it in...

The FHS Press staff poses for a photo to promote the March edition of the publication
on March 26.

Editor-in-Chief says goodbye

Marissa Lammie, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2021

This year was unlike any year we’ve ever had. With the school being closed for most of our editions, from not being in class to having to teach through a Google Meet, this year has been a roller coaster....

After calling a foul and giving a yellow card, the referee writes down the name of the guilty Los Angeles Galaxy player.

Are referees really necessary?

Luke Snavely, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

He’s out! Players scream and argue as the umpire makes another “terrible” call. The head coach comes out to argue as the umpire prepares for a debate. Sports players have all known the feeling...

Breaking off stems

Breaking off stems

Megan Evans, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Many schools require students to take more STEM classes than just the required courses. However, STEM is missing a few key components and...

Im not OK with this

I’m not OK with this

Leannah Messenger, Editorial Editor May 25, 2021

Sexual harassment is defined as “behavior characterized by the making of unwelcome and inappropriate sexual remarks or physical advances in a workplace or other professional or social situation.” Sexual...

Thousands gather outside of Annapolis, Maryland to show their support for new gun
control laws.

Guns down

Ashley Imhoff, Features Editor May 25, 2021

If America could be described as one song right now, it would be Pumped Up Kicks by Foster the People. This catchy pop tune's lively portrayal analyzes the behavior of Robert, a boy on his way to high...

Lets talk about mental health

Let’s talk about mental health

Staff Editorial May 25, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which makes this month a great opportunity to focus on how mental health affects everyone, how people can appreciate the importance of mental health and take mental...

Activists stand outside a government house in Minnesota during a rally for LGBTQ+ rights, including same-sex marriage.

Why are they any different?

Maddy Sanders, Contributing Writer April 30, 2021

Ever since 2015, same-sex marriage has been legal in all 50 states, but that does not mean they have been treated equally. Same-sex couples go through every day life struggling to be treated normally....

Verizon “nationwide 5G” speeds measured in the student parking lot at the high school.

Not so fast: ‘Next generation’ 5G not there yet

Keith Pawlowski, News Editor April 30, 2021

Cell phone carriers have touted 5G as the next “big thing.” They peddle big promises, like record speeds and a new age of connectedness.  Manufacturers are also in on the 5G craze. All of the latest...

Many young athletes earn trophies simply for participating in team sports, but unearned
accolades can do more harm than good.

Are participation trophies good or bad?

Paige Young, Asst. News Editor April 30, 2021

As a kid, receiving a participation trophy can give one a feeling of accomplishment. Whether it was for finishing a baseball or soccer season along with the rest of the team, to even dance recitals, this...

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