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In Memory of Tim Matlock

In Memory of Tim Matlock

Kaiya Norris, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

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Updated: 2018 MCCSC School Board candidates

John Kelly, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

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With midterm elections coming up in a couple weeks, you’ve probably seen those annoying ads of Mike Braun and Joe Donnelly bashing each other. With all the hoopla being centered around big senate races, local elections can some...

Optimize: week of Oct. 8

Optimize: week of Oct. 8

October 15, 2018

PSAT Q&A

Tommy McEvilly, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

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The PSAT - Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test - is a standardized test administered by the College Board and cosponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for high schoolers across the Unite...

Optimize: week of Oct. 1

Optimize: week of Oct. 1

October 5, 2018

Optimize: Week of Sept. 24

Optimize: Week of Sept. 24

September 28, 2018

School Board approves $1.2 million for new laptops

Maddie Roberts, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018

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The heavy, bulky, and slow school-issued laptop computer was a main topic of the school board meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 25. The school board voted to spend a near $1.2 million dollars on new computers and they are having stude...

America’s Opioid Epidemic and how you can help

Lilly Thomas, Staff Writer/Photographer

September 23, 2018

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Opioids, man-made compounds that include prescription painkillers such as oxycodone (more commonly known as OxyContin) and the illegal drug heroin, are causing addiction and death at alarmingly high numbers. In 2017 alone, mo...

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