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Mead High School’s Student News

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Mead Girls Basketball huddles together.

Girl’s basketball should be more supported (Opinion)

Isabella Pacotti, Writer April 18, 2024

Mead High School opened in 2009, and since then it has been excelling in the sports department, especially our basketball teams. The boys's team is ranked third in Northern Colorado, and the girls are...

Ms. Young is Mead High School’s orchestra teacher.

Mead’s orchestra program should be more widely appreciated by student body (Opinion)

Rebekah Dennis, Writer April 11, 2024

Mead High School's orchestra program has many highly talented students. The school, as a whole, needs to show more support and appreciation for these students, as they work tirelessly to create music....

Solar eclipses happen every two to three years; however, the path of totality from April 8 only happens about every 375 years.

SVVSD bars students from valuable learning experience by prohibiting eclipse viewing (Opinion)

Shayd Fuller, Content Editor April 8, 2024

*Opinions expressed in our publication are those of the writer and do not represent the views of the student newspaper, the school, nor the Saint Vrain Valley School District.* In response to the hugely...

“A man to be understanding and put his wife before himself,” A quote that ultimately made Peter Parker rethink his current decision

‘Spider-Man 3’ is the best Spider-Man movie (Opinion)

Raul Mares, Writer March 13, 2024

This review contains a few small movie spoilers. Reader discretion is advised. The third Spider-Man movie of three original movies stars the actor Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man. During...

For those dealing with sexual assault, it can feel like you are drowning, vulnerable and exposed.

More work needs to be done to prevent sexual assault (Opinion)

Skylar Whalen, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2024

It is devastating growing up to be shown entertainment of Disney Princesses, encouraging you to be strong and courageous. As a little girl, you’re told that you are enough and deserve to be treated with...

Pockets are small, under-appreciated liberties for women.

Gender inequalities span through even trivial practicalities for instance, pockets (Opinion)

Savanah Bayer, Content Editor February 26, 2024

Women are constantly struck with inequalities, even down to our pockets. Almost every area of a woman's life seems to be more challenged, but pockets are an issue that remains big and consequential. It...

There has been a shift in abstract art in the art community.

Modern Art is overvalued and doesn’t deserve as much attention (Opinion)

Rebekah Dennis, Writer February 24, 2024

Art in its simplest form is a creative expression that uses imagination to connect with people, most commonly displaying beauty or tragedy. The recent introduction of modern art has stirred up controversy...

Students often rush through tests to beat the clock.

Timed tests should be taken out of schools (Opinion)

Aspen Bingham, Content Editor February 6, 2024

Throughout students’ schooling, many will encounter timed exams as a way to test their knowledge. These timed tests do more harm than good and don’t actually show what a student knows. Speed doesn’t...

Positive and negative influences both have a role in ones life.

Surrounding yourself with positive influences affects one’s well being (Opinion)

Kaylina Madrill-Gruenberger, Writer February 4, 2024

It is important to surround yourself with positive influences. Your well-being can be affected by so many aspects of life; however, positive influences affect your well-being the most. Positive influences...

The new FAFSA causes financial uncertainty.

FAFSA failed us (Opinion)

Skylar Whalen, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2024

To anyone applying to college, it's known that we've depended on a delayed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to find out how much we can actually afford for post-secondary education. In...

Girl dinner is an insensitive trend striking young minds.

Gen Z feeds into eating disorder culture with “girl dinner” trend (Satire)

Shayd Fuller, Content Editor February 2, 2024

Eating disorders are defined as “any of a range of mental conditions in which there is a persistent disturbance of eating behavior and impairment of physical or mental health,” according to Oxford...

The New York Times has described the future for rap as “female”.

Female rappers have finally found their place in a male-dominated industry (Opinion)

Shayd Fuller, Content Editor January 31, 2024

Since the beginning of time, hip-hop has been a male-dominated industry. Rap started to emerge in the late 1970s, giving us artists like the Fatback Band, Sugarhill Gang, DJ Kool Herc, and Coke La Rock....

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