Should All Students Be Able To Leave Campus During Lunch? NO

Dax Brook Some students at the Mission Viejo High School have questioned whether or not all students should be allowed to go off campus during the 40 minute lunch break. This outlandish idea should not be supported, because this has been tested years ago.     In the past all students were allowed the privilege of leaving the school grounds during lunch. This recently changed, because some … Continue reading Should All Students Be Able To Leave Campus During Lunch? NO

Should School Start Later? YES

Kobe Vergara  Without a doubt, many students strive to succeed and do the best they can in school. However, if students are not able to stay awake to listen to the material, there is no way for them to effectively achieve their goals. In order to improve test scores, maintain grades, and succeed, students must be able to physically function properly first.     Most high schools … Continue reading Should School Start Later? YES

Should Only Upperclassmen Be Allowed Off Campus At Lunch? YES

Kaelin Davis     Underclassmen have been sneaking off campus for years, all to enjoy a sense of freedom and rebellion, because, let’s face it – being stuck on campus during lunch can get boring. But, only upperclassmen should be allowed off campus at lunch.     Similar to how everyone must go through being a freshman when entering high school, the privilege of leaving … Continue reading Should Only Upperclassmen Be Allowed Off Campus At Lunch? YES

Capitalism!: The Hallmark holiday.

Carson Perez Staff Writer          The “holiday” known as Valentine’s Day occurs on February Fourteenth. This occasion is a ploy for card companies, such as Hallmark, to sell more cards and make money.     Also, other companies can sell chocolate, other hard candy, flowers, and other gifts for Valentines Day. So technically speaking this really is not a holiday, but rather a mere occasion.     Valentine’s … Continue reading Capitalism!: The Hallmark holiday.

Should High Schools require students to take a Visual and Performing Arts class? NO

Kobe Vergara Staff Writer While VAPAs give students the chance to explore new interests, they should not have to be required by the school     As students go through high school, many are busy figuring out a schedule that works the best for them. They have to factor in the time they get to school, if they want to play sports, and the classes they have … Continue reading Should High Schools require students to take a Visual and Performing Arts class? NO

Superhero Super-obsessed?

Alea Martino Opinion Editor   As I’m sure you have noticed, a large number of superhero-themed movies and TV shows currently captivate the attention of millions of, dare I say, superfans.      Unless you have been living under a rock somewhere in the middle of the ocean, everyone has heard of Iron Man, Batman, Superman, Thor, Captain America, and the like. These are a fraction of … Continue reading Superhero Super-obsessed?

VAPA Requirements- Yes

  Yasi Fahimi Staff Writer   In an age of an intense college-driven focus on core academics, students must also be exposed to the arts throughout their high school careers.     MVHS, like most schools, has a standard list of graduation requirements; a VAPA being one of them. While they may not appear necessary to every student’s road to college, VAPAs are still an important factor … Continue reading VAPA Requirements- Yes