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Building schedule surrounding first Late Start harms student success

Corral Staff September 25, 2012

Corral Staff Editorial Three weeks ago, the district got its first taste of this year’s new professional learning model. While teachers prepared themselves through early morning staff meetings,...

Lets hope teenagers get in the know now.

Teenagers are ignorant to world events

Corral Staff September 25, 2012

From Facebook to Twitter, people are constantly getting news about friends and their favorite celebrities. But rarely do they concern themselves with events going on outside. It seems that students only...

IOC doesn’t acknowledge Munich Massacre

Corral Staff September 25, 2012

The scene was Munich, in what was then called West Germany, in 1972 for the Summer Olympics. It was the first time the Olympics had been held in Germany since 1936 during Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime....

Students unable to express themselves verbally

Corral Staff September 22, 2012

 Just three months ago, Oklahoma high school senior Kaitlin Nootbaar was preparing to deliver her valedictorian speech. She spoke excitedly about possibilities of where her future could lead her. Hours...

Bully Leaves Shocking Impressions

“Bully” Leaves Shocking Impressions

Daniel Roman May 8, 2012

The documentary, “Bully,” follows the lives of students and their families across the country. It observes the students closely when they are at school and at home. It also gives background on students...

Latin honors fail to distinguish elite students

Latin honors fail to distinguish elite students

Corral Staff May 8, 2012

For more than 50 years, the Parkway School District has employed the traditional method of class rank to acknowledge student accomplishments at graduation. The system recognizes those who have compiled...

one dedicated student studying through the early morning hours for a test the next day.

Study breaks a good thing

Corral Staff April 4, 2012

Many students, myself included, have experienced scoldings for “dawdling instead of studying.” However, neurologists are backing up the students. Their research has given importance to something once...

School fails to shed light on extracurricular achievements

School fails to shed light on extracurricular achievements

Corral Staff April 4, 2012

Once an issue hits the press and has been distributed throughout the school, the newspaper staff quickly gets back to work and begins planning the next month’s paper. Arguably, the most tedious and controversial...

Technology fast proves challenging, yet possible

Technology fast proves challenging, yet possible

Corral Staff April 4, 2012

It is no secret that technology dominates a large portion of our lives as students. Research shows that most students who attempt to go a full twenty-four hours without technology fail to resist technology...

Racial slurs not acceptable for journalists

Corral Staff April 4, 2012

News and sports reporters are supposed to be ethical, professional, and politically correct, but some reporters are tainting the journalism profession career. A New York Knicks radio host used the phrase...

No love for spring sports

No love for spring sports

Corral Staff April 4, 2012

The classic blackouts at Central are raved about during football and basketball games, but unheard of during spring sports. The electrifying pep rallies cover every sport season, except for spring. The...

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