The Black & White

Pros and problems of partner tests

Pros and problems of partner tests

Mackenzie Beck, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017

In the last couple years, collaborative and group tests have gained popularity among high school teachers. Instead of students taking their own tests or quizzes, teachers are producing the option of collaborating with a randomly selected partner or group. "I agree with partner quizzes because of the...

Riley Love

Riley Love

Mackenzie Beck, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

"I'm involved in theater and I participated in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" last fall and that was really fun. I did "The Crucible" my sophomore year and I fell in love with it. I met a lot of my friends through it which made me keep coming back."

Addi Seybert

Addi Seybert

Mackenzie Beck, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

"When I was 16 I did peanut desensitization, and I don't have a peanut allergy anymore, which is super cool! It started in July of 2014. Basically, all it was was they gave me Kool-Aid and they put a tiny tiny bit of peanut stuff in it. I couldn't even taste it, I just drank it. That occurred for...

Alan Ritchie

Alan Ritchie

Mackenzie Beck, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

"This summer I attempted to make a movie. It was at summer camp for Boy Scouts. My inspiration came from a paper that I was given and it had this poorly drawn turtle on it. I named the film The quest for the Ice Turtle. It was a doomed failure from the start because I had a shoestring budget of abo...

Finals are forever

Finals are forever

Mackenzie Beck, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

I'm the epitome of type A when it comes to schooling. I get all my assignments in on time,  I study like crazy for tests and presentations and I don't settle for less, especially when it comes to grades. Just like everyone else, I get stressed out when the semester draws to a close.  Everything is...

Daniel Apodaca

Daniel Apodaca

Mackenzie Beck, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

"My mom had me when she was really young. My dad was in his 20s while she was still in high school. They didn't get married until after I was born. From what I hear about the memories, it wasn't the greatest marriage, there was a lot of stuff going on. It was sad to see that my parents weren't in lov...