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Tenure System Status: Revamp Required

Corral Staff

May 9, 2013

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The qualifications for tenure in the state of Missouri are as follows, according to the Missouri State Teachers Association: “Teachers who have been employed full time as teachers in the same school district for five consecutive...

Exams in AP classes present extra stress

Corral Staff

May 7, 2013

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While some students stop doing school work well into their second semester, others are studying harder than they ever have before. May entails not only the end of the school year, but second semester final exams and advanced placement...

The payoff of prom

Corral Staff

April 27, 2013

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By this point, most of us are probably pretty sick of looking for prom dresses, figuring out prom plans, and all of the “prama” that ensues at this time. All of the small stresses, plus the multiple expenditures of prom can ...

“C” days evoke mixed feelings

Corral Staff

April 12, 2013

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Of  126 people surveyed,  79 of the students would be glad if they never had to endure another “C” day. The other 47 students all agreed that they only reason they enjoyed “C” days is for the shorter classes. How much...

Mental illness is misunderstood

Corral Staff

April 11, 2013

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Most of us have experienced anxiety at some point in our lives, whether it be during a presentation, while taking a test, or when deadlines are quickly approaching. These anxieties are normal. Shaking, dizziness, and a racing...

Break should be for relaxation

Corral Staff

April 7, 2013

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Spring Break provides a break from the stresses of school for one week. Student activities variate from vacations to hanging out with friends. The break can allow students to recharge and get focused on the last 9 weeks of the scho...

Show respect: Say the pledge

Corral Staff

March 14, 2013

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It had always been a formal, respectful event. From a young age, saying the Pledge of Allegiance always had a special meaning to me. Throughout elementary school, the honor that went along with the patriotic pledge instilled within...

Society takes lax stance towards underage drinking

Corral Staff

January 14, 2013

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To drink: to take water or other liquid into the mouth and swallow it. Simple enough, I would say. But, a simple nondescript verb has now taken on a specific function. That function is alcohol. Alcohol is now drinking. I can’t...

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