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.

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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,...

Equality

Equality

Bethany Tomblin, Editor-In-Chief

August 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The question most Americans are asking: Is equality really offered to all? According to the way President Trump is acting and even the American people, the answer leads us to no. Protests are being held all over the United States because people feel as if they’re not being given the rights that they...

“Let It Snow” book review

“Let It Snow” book review

Katelyn Adkins, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

John Green is someone who I simply adore. I love the way he writes, so it was no surprise to me that I enjoyed his book “Let It Snow”. Even though it’s not winter anymore, does it really have to be to enjoy a winter themed book? No, simply because books let you escape from what’s going on. I...

“Brooklyn” movie review

“Brooklyn” movie review

Jesten Richardson, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

With graduation just around the bend, my fellow seniors and I are on the brink of the real world, with all its terrors, surprises and promise. I had the mixed emotions and uncertain futures of the members of the senior class in mind when I decided to review “Brooklyn”, a PG-13* rated film, which...

How to find the perfect homecoming/prom flowers

How to find the perfect homecoming/prom flowers

Hannah Black, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Though Prom 2K17 has already passed, more dances will be on the way, before you know it, so here is a guide to an essential asset to a successful prom: your flowers. Whether you are buying them for yourself or your date, here is a guide to picking out the best flowers, according to your outfit and style. You...

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