Staley News

Opinion: Falcon Hour Fails To Serve

Mistie Morgan, Reporter

October 18, 2013

            For the 2013-2014 school year, the administration proposed a new bell schedule to central office and was approved. That decision affected both students and teachers as a whole. This year, the bell to dismiss students to their classrooms...

Letter To Editor: Washington Navy Yard Attack

Traéshell Bowden

September 30, 2013

On Sept. 16, a gunman opened fire in the Washington Navy yard, killing 12 people. Our hearts go out to the families of the victims. I'm so blessed to be an American because our soldiers fight for our country. I'm praying for their families that they can forgive the man even though he put a hole in ...


Megan Hynek, Editor-In-Chief

May 22, 2013

“Be a twig,” my middle school principal encouraged the class of 2013 at the beginning of our eighth grade year. It’s one of my clearest memories I have of eighth grade is sitting in the auditorium and listening to a half-baked speech. The class of 2013’s reputation preceded us, and now we...

Choosing A Mindset

Julie Hewitt, Co-Editor

May 22, 2013

People say that "high school is the greatest time of your life,” but I feel like if that’s true then some people are going to have a really pitiful time for the next 50 years or so. I sincerely hope that my high school years are not the best that I’ll ever have; I mean, high school is okay and...

It’s Not Over

Leigha Chenoweth, Staff Artist

May 15, 2013

When I was really young, I couldn’t imagine what my life would be like after high school. I grew up watching Disney Channel cartoons where all their lives took place in high school, and there was nothing else after that. I believed that my life would somehow stop before I finished high school because...

The Fault In Our Stars Review

Destiny Wilborn, Reporter

March 6, 2013

“The Fault in Our Stars” is yet another New York Times best selling book written by John Green. In a video on his YouTube channel, the Vlogbrothers, Green read the first two chapters of this book. I was burning with anticipation from the moment I watched this video. Hazel is a 16-year-old girl...

Part of the Problem

Megan Hynek, Editor

January 25, 2013

It was an ordinary day. I was going to go take pictures of the Staley art show for the newspaper. There were some people still milling around. As I was taking pictures, someone I knew came up to me and started to trail behind me. He critiqued me here and there, informing me on the things I was doing...

A Little Focus

Megan Hynek, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2012

It was turning out to be one of those days where anything that could go wrong was going to for me. Sitting with my friends before first block, I got a call from an unknown caller. Usually, I don’t bother answering, but today was different for some reason. I took a chance and answered. The call certainly...

Bless You

Megan Hynek, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2012

Sneezing? Stuffy nose? Sore throat? Chills, aches, fever? Congratulations, you have stumbled right into cold and flu season. It happens every year no matter how much we are educated on how important it is to wash your hands, don’t share food and please, for the love of god, sneeze into your sleeve....

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