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  • Are Selfies Bad?

    Are Selfies Bad?

    May 17, 2017

    Almost every teen has taken at least one selfie before, but is taking too many selfies bad? Well, social media isn’t all that bad for kids. According to a nonprofit child advocacy group Common Sense Media, one in five teens say social media makes them feel more confident, compared with 4% who said...

    This is Heather Whytock, taking a selfie, they were in Draper, this was taken 5/15.

    Tristyn Whytock

  • Do Participation Awards Make Kids Feel Entitled?

    Do Participation Awards Make Kids Feel Entitled?

    Trystyn Whytock, Reporter

    May 17, 2017

    When you walk into the room of somebody that has played a sport for a long time what do you see? Well, if you see tons and tons of trophies it doesn’t necessarily mean that they are an incredible athlete because these days, you can get a trophy just for showing up. The “trophies for all” rule takes...

  • Book Banning Problem Grows

    Book Banning Problem Grows

    Aaron Cox, Photo Editor

    March 24, 2017

    Banning books is a disputed topic worldwide today. Hundred of books get challenged and taken out each year, according to www.bannedbooksweek.org Ethan Webb, an 8th grade student said, “Students should have the right to get the information they want.” Many wonder if book banning is really tha...

    In some instances books are banned as well as burned.

  • Go to the Famous Penny Ann’s

    Go to the Famous Penny Ann’s

    Mayci Nelson, News cast editor

    March 24, 2017

    Famous hot cakes, the PAC BAM Waffle, and the Stuffed French Toast; what does this remind you of? This food comes from Penny Ann’s Cafe.   “My favorite food to get at Penny Ann’s is the famous hot cakes because they are so fluffy and delicious,” said Kate Wine, a six grader. &nbs...

  • Can You Escape Alcatraz Escape

    Can You Escape Alcatraz Escape

    Elle Adamson, Newscast Editor

    March 24, 2017

    Alcatraz Escape Game is a series of rooms with hidden clues that need to be solved in order to get out. Rooms have different themes based on popular events and movies. Rooms include Zombie Panic, Horcrux Hysteria, and Prison Bus. It is open seven days a week.   “Alcatraz is extremely hard and scary, but...

    Alcatraz Escape Games in Draper Utah. Febuary 15, 2017.

    Elle Adamson

Henry Purser, Editor

May 17, 2017No Comments

8th grade Civil War Day is coming up and students have been preparing all month. The 8th graders have been learning about the Civil War this past month and it’s been leading up to a big finale; Civil War Day. It will...

March 24, 2017No Comments

By Kate Cavin Bitmoji. Youtube. Instagram. Messenger. These are quick, free, and fun apps used anytime, anywhere. With the help with these apps, people are connecting all over the world.   “I like bitmoji bec...

Vending Machines at DPMS

December 2, 20161 Comment

By Kenton Jeppson Over the summer, the vending machines were removed, because administration believed they had turned into a distraction during class time, and they were always broken and mistreated. Cindy Henzi, the...

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May 17, 2017No Comments

Almost every student has a different desire for their future career. According to higheredinfo.org, about 43.7% of students plan on going to college and then fulfilling their career dreams. “When I grow up, I want to be a docto...

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January 11, 2017No Comments

By Willow Collins Photo by Adam Collins For every state in the United States there is a soccer program within the state. The US Soccer Association decided to split these states into regions to make it easier to com...

Fit, Flexible, and Fed

Fit, Flexible, and Fed

January 11, 2017

Mountain Biking Tips

Mountain Biking Tips

December 7, 2016

Cross country runners condition for Fall season

Cross country runners condition for Fall season

December 7, 2016

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