Semester Stress

March is here, and that means there’s only about two and a half months of school left. Some students are excited, while others are stressing out, especially seniors. We are about half way into the second semester, and many students are struggling to get their grades up. Nobody wants to fail their class and retake it again. That’s why around […]

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The PSAT and SAT: Everything You Need to Know

Skyline’s PSAT and SAT testing day, on April 11th, is coming up fast! You might be wondering what each exam entails, why they are important to take, and just how to succeed and receive a good score. Well never fear, all the information you need to know about the exams is provided below! Good luck falcons! What’s on the PSAT: […]

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What Triggers Anxiety

   Students have been raised in a world of perfect grades. We are led to believe that we are supposed to get straight A’s in school. Many of us can achieve that goal; others cannot. Those who can’t achieve straight A’s end up feeling upset with themselves. They don’t feel smart enough or good enough, causing anxiety and phobia. Those […]

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Second Semester Transition

Between the first semester and second semester, students at Skyline get a two week break. Within those two weeks, students have the perfect amount of time to make semester two even better than semester one. Here’s a list of what you can do to prepare yourself for the next semester: Tip #1: Get more school supplies Within the first semester, […]

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What Teenagers Should Really Know

This is the chapter of life that every adult has gone through but is not always mentioned. So, let me just tell you, this phase in life is all about learning. When we hear the word “learn” you think of school, right? Well, yeah, that is a start. School is definitely not always easy, but it is not impossible. You […]

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Holiday Stress

The holidays are meant to be cheerful and full of family and friends, but they still come with a great deal of stress. For a lot of people the holidays can be both fun and stressful, for others in can just be stressful or just be enjoyable. There’s a lot to think about when holidays are approaching. Around the time […]

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Steps for Success

6 Simple Steps to Time Management Success Make a list of things you have to get done Prioritize them Work until the first task is complete For each task you finish, check it off At the end of each day, reflect on your accomplishments Make another list for the next day *Bonus: Reward yourself for achieving your goals Ex: Chocolate*

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Finding Motivation

If you find yourself struggling in life and you haven’t been able to find a reason to get up in the morning and be happy, that might be a sign you’ve lost daily motivation and a lust for life. Don’t be discouraged though, because I think it’s safe to say that we’ve all been there at one point or another. […]

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Standardized Stress

Written by Janette Rodriguez, September 23, 2016 Throughout the years, school districts in Colorado search for ways to improve their schools and provide better education to the students inside them. The question is: are they really defining a student’s intelligence the right way? Maybe not. To start with, standardized tests are crushing creativity among the students. Due to the format […]

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