Issue 2 of The Herald did not go to print due to the temporary suspension of the student newspaper. The print version of the paper was scheduled for distribution Dec. 4. Stories may be read online instead.

Hear Us Roar

December 21, 2018

On Monday, Nov. 26 at 6:05 p.m., just five days before Issue 2 was going to be sent to the printer, we r...

It’s never too early for Christmas

Gory George, Reporter

December 21, 2018

Christmas is a day where family reunites, lights shine bright, and the most stunning trees stand high. The season of good tiding and cheers, valuing your time with your family and friends and cherishing moments with the ones you love.   Hot cocoa is passed around, laughter is heard and little footsteps stamp everywhere around...

Truth versus Happiness

Katherine Carson, Online Editor

December 20, 2018

In a world filtered by social media, often we hunger for truth and honesty. However, it is questioned whether or not we are to protect the feelings of those whom is target of the words. As children we grow hidden in the darkness of ignorance but when the light of truth is revealed, a new age is brought about. Within thi...

When will parents relinquish control of our opinions?

Staff Writer,

December 20, 2018

Parents make rules, and expect their children to follow them, regardless of what subject matter they may address or the effects that they may have. In some cases the rules are meant strictly to protect the child such as imposing a curfew or limiting a range of travel. While Children may protest these executive decisions they ...

Junior free safety Ty Copher (6) and junior corner back Matt Wright (48) runs down a Bulldog during the Oct. 5 conference game at Jarrell Williams Bulldog Stadium. The Bulldogs beat the Wildcats 43-42 for the first time in 11 years.

The original photo was removed at the request of Randy Hutchinson, co-owner of 5H Photography and member of Springdale School Board.

Hear Us Roar

December 5, 2018

“Big time players, make big time plays, in big time games.”--14-year veteran of the NFL, Santana Mos...

Hurricane of emotions

Katherine Carson, Online Editor

November 1, 2018

Watching the news as Hurricane Michael hit is a nightmare. Seeing the rubble of places that I love to visit, destroyed is devastating. Thinking of my family who are trapped is crippling. I honestly didn't even know a hurricane was tearing through the Gulf Coast until I received a frantic call from my aunt. Port Saint Joe, a ...

Stricter gun laws needed

Matteo Campagnola, Reporter

October 30, 2018

America is a great country full of fast food, wonder, and happiness, but gun violence continues to be a persistent problem. America needs to have stricter background checks in order to obtain a firearm, and limit availability of military-grade weapons. The United States has the highest gun ownership rates in the world, and...

Senior season

Katherine Carson, Online Editor

October 9, 2018

Being called a senior, the word feels foreign. My entire life I have viewed seniors as people who appears so old, so wise, and yet now that I have earned the title, I feel lost holding it. Seeing the kids I have grown up with in caps and gowns, they appear to be children trying on their parents clothes instead of someone who ...

The dehumanization of organization

Kayla Rushton

October 2, 2018

Coming in as a Sophomore from Southwest, lanyards are something I had never worn before. I knew I would have to adapt to wearing a lanyard everyday. I really didn’t want to wear one. According to Mr. Scott, they are “simply for identification purposes. We have to know everyone who walks into our building, it’s a safety ...

My America stands on its own

Katherine Carson, Online Editor

September 11, 2018

At 10 a.m. head football coach Chris Wood’s voice booms throughout the halls. He tells students of upcoming tryouts for various teams and academic opportunities. With students only vaguely listening, the time ticks on. However when his words instruct that all students stand for the pledge of allegiance to honor those who h...

Red faces in a sea of blue shirts

Red faces in a sea of blue shirts

September 4, 2018

I look westward to the colosseum of football and I am nearly blinded, falling to my knees onto the we...

Safety Rocks!

Maggie McDonald, Editor

March 30, 2018

A recent addition to classrooms in the Blue Mountain School District in  Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania was implemented by superintendent David Helsel. Each classroom in the district now has a five-gallon bucket filled to the brim with hefty river stones. These will be used in self-defense against potential intruders, armed or n...

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