Student of the Issue

Student of the Issue

Hannah Tomes, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Student of the Issue recognizes people that are pushing themselves to their full potential and working for good grades in order to make a bright future for themselves. Meredith Mears was born on October 25, 2001, in Huntington, WV. She currently lives in Barboursville with her mom, dad, brother, and...

How romantic gestures are different for every couple

How romantic gestures are different for every couple

Julie Zabel, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Every couple has a different dynamic, which means that every couple, no matter how long they’ve been dating, expresses love in different ways. Senior Hannah Compton recently started dating Philip Ketchum three months ago, but have been friends for a long time. “Philip and I have only been dating...

Top 10 Things We Want To Do Over Break

Top 10 Things We Want To Do Over Break

Faith Caudill, News Reporter

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

    Sleep in Be with friends Go ice-skating Make memories Be with family Travel Not think about school Give to others Relax Have fun

Influential People of the Past

Influential People of the Past

Bailey Arkell, News Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

Cabell Midland High School students recognize important historical figures who greatly influenced today’s society. They remember the past and how far humanity has come in the ways of politics, socialism, and technology. Martin Luther King Jr. “worked for social equality, shedding light on soci...

NFL power rankings (Week 8)

Brennon Shope, Sports Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Coming off a crazy week six, where the New York Jets were nearly alone at the number one seed in the AFC East. The undefeated Chiefs lost to Pittsburg, who are no longer concerned about the play of Big Ben. Zeke was also granted another temporary restraining order, and will play through at least this upcoming week. All of this is beginning to become par for the course in the wild league of today’s NFL. Even though this is a tighter league this year, there is still a pecking order for the top five. These are the Week eight power rankings.

Grading System Bust?

Grading System Bust?

Bailey Arkell, News Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

School across the country and world have different grading systems. Students here at Cabell Midland discuss and explain why our current grading scale needs changed. Junior student, Emily Ash believes that Cabell County Schools need to change the grading scale to match those of colleges. “The...

The Truth Behind Standardized Testing

The Truth Behind Standardized Testing

Bailey Arkell, News Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For schools all over the world, students are required to take standardized tests to get into college and to get a job. Students examine why it is so important to be a successful test taker and if it accurately measures knowledge. Junior student, Brooklyn Ferguson, believes that doing well on standardized...

First Day of Fall

First Day of Fall

Hannah Tomes, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The first day of fall is finally here and many people are excited to see what the new season will bring. Students and teachers at Cabell Midland High School share their thoughts on the topic. A lot of people enjoy fall because of the cooler weather, pretty colors, and festive atmosphere. There are...

School Yearbooks

School Yearbooks

Hannah Tomes, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the arrival of the yearbooks a couple weeks ago, students have been looking at them and talking about them excitedly. Some students at Cabell Midland High School shared their thoughts and opinions about the yearbooks on Wednesday. Most students would agree that yearbooks are fun to look at, esp...

Generational patriotism

Generational patriotism

Bailey Arkell, News Reporter

September 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Over time, patriotism has changed significantly. Different generations have various perspectives and opinions about Patriotism in the United States. Junior student, Natalie Dauber, believes that being taught about Patriot Day and patriotism is important. “Without Patriots, we wouldn’t have...

Media and violence

Media and violence

Julie Zabel, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

For decades, and especially in the last few years, news channels and media have shown violence and death to the public, causing controversy to arise over proceeding consequences. Senior Olivia Sweeney feels that it is okay for news channels to play videos of violent attacks, because it shows the awful...

Why teachers teach

Why teachers teach

Brennon Shope, Sports Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Teaching children is a hard and demanding career choice. For some teachers however, it’s a no brainer. These teachers like Michelle Brooks, love their career and the topics they teach. “I loved my content as a student, and I wanted to stay involved in the subject”, said Brooks. Other teachers,...

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