The Courage it Takes to Follow Your Heart

What is essential is invisible to the eye.

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

June 7, 2016

  The most important lessons we learn in life are often in the beginning, rather than the end.   We learn about ourselves and who we want to become.  We also learn that who we want to become isn’t always how we will end up, and we don’t have to be the same as those around us.  We are all ...

Advice from a Senior

Finding Solitude: There is always ways to achieve peace of mind.

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor

April 24, 2016

Never wait until your senior year. You'll drown yourself with everything you've always wanted to do. Start now. Sometimes taking it day by day isn't enough. Take it hour by hour or minute by minute. You take your pick. Don't allow yourself to fall into the hole you dug yourself; if you do, ...

In Defense of Fear

Fear can cause one to feel distress and anxiety

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016

While fear at times can awaken one's senses and cause a person to perform amazing feats, most would agree that the feeling fear brings is quite unpleasant. Certain people fear specific things and cope with it differently, but one factor remains universal: people want to avoid fear at all costs. Fear...

Do I Contradict Myself?

Open your eyes and embrace your past and present self.

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts

March 2, 2016

Many of us mature and become very different people from who we were in elementary school, middle school, different from who we were freshmen year. Maybe we've become more kind, more accepting, more open minded, more honest. Maybe we've given up old bad habits that we had for years, maybe we've found...

Advice From A Senior

Advice From A Senior

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor

February 15, 2016

Sign up for AP classes; they prepare students for the rigorous and fast paced standards of college classes and is a good stepping stone into what’s to come. Pick your top ten college choices and find out their requirements. Start college applications as early as possible. Apply for FAFSA and ...

Notes to the Newspaper

Sending and Submitting: Send as you wish, a note, a letter, and even an email.

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor

February 4, 2016

As fellow writers, the Frontline staff would like to open up submissions to the rest of our peers. That’s why we’ve decided to initiate the concept we like to call “Letter to the Editor.” In this case, one would get to relay their opinions of a specific page or article or the whole newspaper...

Sisterly Love

A sister's love is something to cherish

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer

December 24, 2015

   Even though the arguments might get out of hand sometimes, they never take away from what really matters; the love and fun times shared with a sister. A sister will always be there with an insight on how to live life to the fullest.   When sisters are brought together to celebrate the holiday...

Advice From a Senior

The characters in Mean Girls over-exaggerate social norms in high school

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

December 16, 2015

High school is stressful for everyone.  We have to worry about ACTs, SATs, APs, final exams, projects, clubs, and college applications.  However, the greatest pressure we face is social pressure.  According to psychologist Erik Erikson, we struggle with identity and role confusion.  We are simultaneously...

Living a Labeled Life

Labels prevent one from thinking outside of the box.

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts Editor

November 4, 2015

Everyone wants to at least strive to be an individual, to be unique. Why is it then that we feel the need to fit into molds manufactured by others? From magazines that tell us what we should look like and dress like, ads that tell us what we should buy, horoscopes that tell us what to expect and what...

Say Yes To Less Stress

Say Yes To Less Stress

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

It's been a little over a month since school has started, and the year is already in full swing. Homework is piling up, and with that so is stress. Below are a few ways to help relieve some of that pressure that all high school students experience. Read a book. Fully immersing yourself in the lif...

Advice From A Senior

High school is just the beginning

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015

For those who are attending high school, it can sometimes be quite overwhelming and chaotic. Students may find it difficult to balance all their challenging classes and their social life. However, the best way to tackle high school is to take it one step at a time.    Remember that in high school ...

The Terror of Finals

The test that everyone fears

Olivia Addington, Advertising Editor

January 15, 2015

Every year, every grade and every end of a semester, we have finals. Its that one time of the year where everything that you worked so hard on, every night that went un slept, or meal that went UN eaten, finals comes around and makes all of your effort as a student seem pointless. If your like me,...

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