Teacher pay: it isn’t enough

Each district around the United States gives public teachers a different annual salary. According to the table released in their publicly available pay scale, teachers at Skyline High School and others schools in the St. Vrain Valley School District start off with an annual salary of 37,000 dollars. Other public school teachers receive on average 54,819 dollars yearly (Alters). I […]

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Dear Girls: Be Who You Are

Growing up, I was always known as bossy, loud, and not polite enough. I always knew what I wanted, and I knew how to respond to someone before they even finished talking. I always got called out for being this way, and I never understood why. I felt as if I wasn’t allowed to be sure of myself. Growing up, […]

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Student’s Views

People have opinions about everything. Whether it’s about school, their likes or dislikes, politics, sports, etc. Whatever the subject, people have an opinion on it. So I decided to walk around Skyline High School and ask a few students two questions in regard to their opinion of Skyline High School and the improvements needed here. The first question I asked […]

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A New Chapter

The following is a student’s perspective of her first year of high school. She wishes to remain anonymous.    There is always room for a new chapter(s) to open up in a person’s life. A few months ago, a new chapter that opened up for me was Skyline High School. To be quite frank, I wasn’t nervous or worried about […]

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A Day Without Immigrants

As cities around America got ready for A Day Without Immigrants, severals construction companies, restaurants, stores, and many more business closed their doors. While many employees stayed home on February 16th, others ft decided to march. Some businesses were open but selling limited products or offering a smaller menu in order to show their support to all immigrants across the […]

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Effort vs Intelligence

Grades are important. I would never want to make them seem in any way insignificant, but they still don’t directly correlate to a student’s intelligence. A higher grade has more to do with effort than anything else. If you put your all into your work, there’s no reason you wouldn’t get a favorable grade. Some students need to put in […]

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Romance is Dead

Written by Jatzeny Flores Romance is dead. We live in a time when a man buying you roses, writing you love letters, waiting for you at your doorstep, opening the door for you, etc., is surprising. Women have become so accustomed to a man not treating them with respect that when someone does do sweet things, they find it out […]

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The Mystique of Romance

Romance, according to Google it’s an emotion of excitement, mystery and love all in one. In other words, a feeling of mystique. Romance has a different meaning to everybody. To some it might be about a memory that reminds them of a time where they shared and felt the pursuit of happiness. Some may say that the feeling of romance […]

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Student Visa

  I moved to the U.S. when I was 4 years old. I am an immigrant with a student visa; my origin is Mexican. I still remember when my mom told me to pack up because we were going on an adventure to San Francisco, California. We didn’t come to stay but to tour the area. As I was getting […]

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