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School Cell Phone Policy: Is it Time for Change?

School Cell Phone Policy: Is it Time for Change?

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, News September 16, 2016 at 1:31 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Searcy High School has a strongly enforced cell phone policy where students are not allowed to use their phones at any time on the school grounds and if they are caught with their phone out, it will be taken and given back a few days later to theirRead More

Abusing Prescription Drugs

Abusing Prescription Drugs

About, Community, News September 9, 2016 at 2:16 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Teens are getting more and more access to prescription drugs. According to National Institute on drug abuse states, “Prescription drug abuse is the use of a medication without a prescription, in a way other than as prescribed, or for the experience or feelings elicited. According to several nationalRead More

303 United

303 United

About, Community, News September 9, 2016 at 2:07 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP)  The program 303 United is becoming something of blooming interest here in the halls of Searcy High School.  While many people are wondering what exactly 303 united is, others are wondering how soon they can transfer into the advocate’s classroom. Mrs. Jill Treadway has brought this idea ofRead More

Homeschool and Public school

Homeschool and Public school

About, Community, News September 9, 2016 at 1:59 PM 0 comments

Searcy(LP) Across the United States, parents are offered more control over their children’s schooling. School choice programs are a major component of this development. Public school and homeschool are the two large education forms in the past 30 years in the U.S. These two different school systems have many differencesRead More

The Fight to Return

The Fight to Return

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News September 3, 2016 at 6:02 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) The SHS choirs are almost completely ready to begin a new music-filled school year, but they’re lacking one thing: their choir director. Mrs. Tina Niederbrach, head director of the Searcy choirs, discovered in June that she has a type of Colon cancer.She is in the process of undergoingRead More

Technology Unplugged

Technology Unplugged

About, Community, Opinion and Blogs September 3, 2016 at 12:23 PM 0 comments

Searcy(LP) The new age of technology is here. The people are now obsessed. Many teens cannot go one or two hours without checking their phones. Phones at the dinner table, high tech computers at workplaces, and so much technology around. There are so many choices which is why this worldRead More

Zika Virus

Zika Virus

About, News September 3, 2016 at 10:20 AM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Everyday on the news you hear about the Zika virus. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the Zika virus can be transmitted through mosquito bites. There is no treatment or vaccine to get rid of the Zika virus. Mosquitoes carry many other diseases like the WestRead More

Homelessness in High School

Homelessness in High School

About, ASPA Contest Entries, Community, Features, News September 2, 2016 at 10:40 AM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Homelessness is a fast growing issue that many teens are facing at Searcy High School; luckily, the school district is knowledgeable about this issue and they are taking the proper measures to address it. At a school like Searcy High School, there is actually a program just forRead More

Stresses of a working teen

Stresses of a working teen

About, Community, For Review, News August 31, 2016 at 1:28 PM 0 comments

 Searcy(LP) Millions of teens nationwide have a part time job, but how do they balance working, going to school, and having a social life? Labor laws dictate that the average work week for a student  is thirty two hours weekly and only six hours a day. In one week thereRead More

Fresh Feelings

Fresh Feelings

About, Community, News August 27, 2016 at 10:07 PM 0 comments

Searcy (LP) Sweaty palms and nerves high, are just some of the things freshmen face in this new journey called High School.  This year is supposed to be one of the “scariest” years of them all.  It could make you wonder, all these students and teachers pour all of theseRead More