Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break

Elizabeth Simmons, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Thanksgiving break is right around the corner and Midland students of all ages have their weeks already planned out! After polling different students, the conclusions have been reached that only 29% of these students are leaving town for break. When asked, students often claim they are visiting family. "I...

Bar Shooting

Bar Shooting

Jared Pullen

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

About a week ago, a gunman, which the police identified as a man named Ian David Long, entered the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, and proceeded to shoot at the patrons. 12 people, most being between the ages of eighteen and twenty, were killed that day, which then Ian proceeded...

Is Halsey Really a Bubble Gum Blowing Song Artist?

Josiah Royer, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Halsey (Ashley Frangipane), a 24 year old song artist from Edison, New Jersey, seems to be portrayed as a basic pop artist and often gets discredited for her eccentric flow of her music. Her junior album, Hopeless Fountain Kingdom, had three songs that were easily Top 40 material which were played o...

Top 5 places to visit in New York

Top 5 places to visit in New York

Tessa Spurlock, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

  All student is excited for Thanksgiving Break and Christmas Break, but finding the best way to enjoy it and make the most of it is sometimes difficult.  Many people go out of town to visit family, or stay home and visit friends. When trying to find places to go it is not always easy to dec...

roast turkey recipe

roast turkey recipe

dylan maynard, reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

recipe for best roast turkey ever Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).Mix 2 tablespoons salt, and 1 tablespoon pepper, and poultry seasoning in a small bowl. Tuck turkey wings under the bird, and season cavity with about 1 tablespoon of the poultry seasoning mixture. Reserve remaining poul...

Autumn Senior Picture Hot Spots!

Autumn Senior Picture Hot Spots!

Elizabeth Simmons, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

­Seniors have a habit of taking pictures year-round to ensure they get the perfect shots for their last year at high school. Where are the top places to snap a few pics for the fall leaves in the background?   1. Hawk’s Nest  Hawk’s Nest is most celebrated for having a fantastic di...

Pep Rallies

Pep Rallies

Hannah Tomes, Co-Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Pep rallies are a tradition at every high school and showcase students’ outstanding abilities in sports. The next pep rally at Midland is coming up on Friday, November 2. Most students can agree that pep rallies are a great way to show off their school spirit and have fun hanging out with their...

Are Eggs Really a Breakfast Food?

Josiah Royer, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

More often than not, eggs are scrambled or fried for breakfast without question. So, are eggs really a breakfast food? Or are they a flexible source protein and amino acids? Bacon tends to be eaten on burgers, in salads, and it even has it's own sandwich (BLT)! However, as soon as eggs are inserted...

Is the Cellphone Ban taken seriously?

Is the Cellphone Ban taken seriously?

Hannah Tomes, Co-Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

While many claim the cellphone ban at Cabell Midland is strictly enforced, some students admit they have at least one teacher that allows them to get their phones out during class. A survey was conducted including 25 students at Midland, 20 being juniors and 5 being sophomores, asking whether or not...

Overall Thoughts on Homecoming 2018

Overall Thoughts on Homecoming 2018

Tessa Spurlock, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Opinion

Homecoming is something most students look forward to every year. Homecoming is for all grades 9th-12th. This year’s theme was masquerade, but students were not allowed to wear masks for some unknown reason.     Most students who go to homecoming are usually freshmen, not that all grade levels do not g...

Kavanaugh Claims

Kavanaugh Claims

Jared Pullen

October 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With the claims against Kavanaugh coming at a very certain time, it does raise questions from people, as if it was held off until Kavanaugh was chosen, or if it was all a lie coming from the left side. Although these claims are coming in, some people still think he is an okay person. "He doesn't seem...

Nike Controversy

Nike Controversy

Jared Pullen

October 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Not too long ago, Nike had set their face of the company to Kaepernick for their 30th anniversary. Because of Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem in the past, people got upset and started buying Nike apparel just to burn them, in protest of the company. People have various different views...

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