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Staff Feature Ms. Shoults

Staff Feature Ms. Shoults

Astrid Knowlton, Photographer ¦ May 19, 2022

Ms. Shoults is a 7th-grade HiCap Social Studies and English teacher. She has taught at Meadowdale High School and Brier Terrace Middle School. Learn more about Ms. Shoults below! How long have you been...

Why Students Should Be Able to Use Phones At Lunch

Why Students Should Be Able to Use Phones At Lunch

Isabella Dreitzler , Technology ¦ May 16, 2022

Have you ever been at lunch, and casually checked your phone for a couple minutes, and later gotten it taken away? This has happened to many students, and it leaves most of them perplexed why they can't...

Discipline Policies at BTMS

Discipline Policies at BTMS

Since the beginning of the school year, there has been an increase in the use of slurs, fights, and bullying. This year is the first year we have gone to school somewhat normally, so most people have forgotten...

Staff Feature Mrs.Morales

Staff Feature Mrs.Morales

Georgiy Sharabov, Staff Writer ¦ May 11, 2022

Today we are doing our second interview with teachers. Today our guest is Mrs. Morales. How long have you been teaching or working in the school system? Mrs. Morales - This is my 21st year! Oh...

Art Credit: Katie Becker

Why Are People Lacking Sleep?

Kejsi Ukaj she/her, Writer ¦ May 6, 2022

Many people do not get enough quality sleep, and this can affect their health, well-being, and ability to do everyday activities. Occasional interruptions during sleep can be a nuisance, while an ongoing...

Spring SBA Testing: Thoughts and Feelings

Spring SBA Testing: Thoughts and Feelings

Annually, we take the SBA test. It’s something we all dread. SBA stands for Smarter Balanced Assessment. The SBA is a test you take usually around the end of the year. The test basically checks up on...

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Fear of Missing Out: FOMO

Sicily Weitz she/her ¦ May 5, 2022

Introduction FOMO, or fear of missing out, is defined by Psychology Today as, "a pervasive apprehension that others might be having rewarding experiences from which one is absent...characterized by the...

Staff Feature! Mr. Fridge!

Staff Feature! Mr. Fridge!

Sanvi Vishnum (She/Her) ¦ May 3, 2022

We're back with Mr. Fridge, one of the PE teachers at the school. How long have you been teaching? "26 years + 5 years coaching college lacrosse at Whittier College" What would be a job you'd...

How Vaping affects the Youth of BTMS

How Vaping affects the Youth of BTMS

How It Started    Vaping is a very serious global issue, and many people die from it each year. Worldwide, addiction is very serious but we will be talking about how it affects BTMS. This issue...

Is School Ableist? How the School System Favors Neurotypical Students

Lucas Barquin He/Him, Visual Arts ¦ May 3, 2022

STOP! Neurodivergent/neurodiverse, and neurotypical are used a lot in this article. Neurodivergent means differing in mental or neurological function from what is considered typical or "normal''. Neurotypical...

Photo credit: Katie Becker

Not Catching Enough ZZZ’s Can Be Dangerous!

Sicily Weitz she/her ¦ May 3, 2022

Introduction This article will talk about the effects sleep loss has on everyone. This article aims to inform people about the dangers of sleep deprivation and will talk about how to get to sleep because...

ADHD: What YOU Need to Know

ADHD: What YOU Need to Know

April 22, 2022

ADHD stands for Attentive Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, which can make people impulsive, inattentive, and have high energy levels. It is estimated that 8.4% of children and 2.5% of adults have ADHD,...

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