On March 14, 2018, Kings High School students walked out to honor the victims of the Stoneman Douglas shooting. They also voiced their concerns about school safety and to protest for stricter gun laws. Here are some photos from the event: Continue reading
Article by Anna Muenchen
Sitting in the auditorium as a freshman, I listened as Seniors said “I wish I would’ve gotten more involved.” As a freshman I believed I would get involved early. But I didn’t. I believed I wouldn’t have any regret. And I do. I didn’t realize that getting involved is easy and life changing. Continue reading
Article by Christian Pierce
They’ve been through signing day, summer conditioning, early morning workouts, late nights with homework, stress, winning streaks, losing streaks, blood, sweat, and tears.
This is what every NCAA Basketball team works so hard for… March Madness 2018 is officially upon us!
Why Choose Flight When You Can Fight?
Article by Chloe Keith
February 14, 2018. Valentine’s Day. A tragedy in the making for the students of Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. After watching 17 of their peers, teachers, and faculty be killed by a former student with a gun, the students took a stand. Continue reading
The NCAA: Naughty Crooked Athletes Association?
Article by Ryan O’Donnell
Similar to the #MeToo movement that made like the Scorpions and rocked Hollywood like a hurricane – all starting with the sleazy Harvey Weinstein – Louisville’s equally sleazy head coach, Rick Pitino, appears to have set off a storm of his own in the NCAA. Pitino illegally persuaded recruits to play at Louisville by bribing them with large sums of money. To add insult to injury, he was discovered to have purchased prostitutes to engage in sexual activity with the underaged recruit players. Last week, ESPN reported that Sean Miller, the head coach of the Arizona University Wildcats basketball team, was exposed on phone conversations wiretapped by the FBI to have similarly bribed star recruit Deandre Ayton $100,000 to attend the school and play basketball there. The shocking report resulted in a highly polarized response from NCAA basketball fans all across the country. Many condemned Miller and Ayton for their actions, and others argued that collegiate athletes should receive a salary. When I first heard people bring up the latter argument, I burst into laughter, and here’s why. Continue reading
World Hunger: We’re All Responsible
Article by Zoey FitzGerald Kidwell
850 million people die each year due to starvation, yet there is enough food in the world to feed every single person. I read this statistic a few months ago and couldn’t believe it. If we have more than enough food, why is world hunger still a problem? Continue reading
The Weight of a Grade
Article by Rachel Onega
The Kings Local School District, changed the grading system this year. The old grading system used letter grades but now it has been changed to percentages. Now that it is an exact percentage, the exam scores and semester grades affect a student’s GPA, making it a lot more accurate. This new grading system wasn’t made clear to students before it changed. Continue reading
Where Do We Go From Here?
In 1967, while reflecting on the state of our country, Martin Luther King Jr. posed the question, “where do we go from here?” He answered the question in this title speech given at the 11th Annual SCLC Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. The Kings Local School District has been asking themselves the same question lately. Continue reading
NBA Trade Deadline Rejuvenates NBA’s Lifeline
Article by Christian Pierce
From battling it out at the TD Garden and Quicken Loans Arena, to playing each other in the Eastern Conference Finals just one year ago, Isaiah Thomas and Kyrie Irving have been through a rollercoaster of an off-season. Continue reading