The Mirror

Health class curriculum needs changes

January 9, 2017

By FAITH LEMAY The Mirror reporter  Health classes across America are teaching false information and using scare tactics on the youth. Some curriculums are vague and miss key information needed to ensure that a teen is well-...

Bring the salad bar back

January 9, 2017

By NICOLE BREZINSKI The Mirror reporter For years the Stevens Point Area Senior High’s (SPASH) lunch line had a salad bar. Most recently, SPASH has decided to get rid of the salad bar and sell pre-packaged salads and p...

Phone usage should be increased

January 9, 2017

By BRADY WOYAK The Mirror reporter                         Students throughout the day need to use their phones for school purposes, to contact their parents or to just socialize with their friends. ...

It’s time to get real about global warming

December 18, 2016

By JUSTIN WISINSKI The Mirror reporter Global warming is a topic many people put to the side or deny it is happening to our planet. But the horrible truth is that global warming is real and is one of the biggest problems we...

Limit your gains and losses in fantasy football

December 12, 2016

By ZACH WOYAK  The Mirror reporter One of the most popular ways to gamble among friends would be to create one or many fantasy football leagues. Fantasy football has been around since 1963, three years before the first ...

Decreasing deer numbers a problem

December 12, 2016

By DERYK WEDDE The Mirror reporter One of the most popular hunting seasons throughout the country commenced on the 19th of November. Little did the whitetail deer know their chances of surviving to next year were reduced by...

What do secrets do to you?

December 12, 2016

By KAYLA WIMME The Mirror reporter People keep secrets for different reasons. Some secrets are to keep people from being hurt or to surprise them. In my opinion, most secrets are kept because we don’t want someone to thi...

ACT doesn’t measure up

December 12, 2016

By MALLORY BUETOW The Mirror reporter The ACT is not the best representation of a student who is applying for college. In 2016 a total of 2,090,342 students took the ACT. PrepScholar reports that the ACT is now the most po...

80/20 disadvantages outweigh advantages

November 29, 2016

By MARK STOSKOPF The Mirror reporter Is the 80/20 grading scale at SPASH fair and why do we do this?  Is it the best opportunity for the students?  Unfortunately, no. The 80/20 system breaks up your grade into two parts, 80% (su...

Keep freshmen where they are

November 29, 2016

By MARCUS MILLER The Mirror reporter The possibility of the ninth graders of PJ Jacobs and Ben Franklin coming to SPASH is slim to none. But what if they did? If this were to happen there would be a lot of change coming ...

Business booming in Crossroads Commons

November 29, 2016

By ANDREW AVERY  The Mirror reporter Do you love pizza? Are you interested in the new styles of makeup? Well there is good news for you. It has been announced that Pizza Ranch and Ulta Beauty will be built in Crossroads Common...

Hats off to SPASH?

October 27, 2016

By JOSH ANDREWS The Mirror reporter High school is a time to express yourself in many different ways, or at least try to. In this day and age, hats have a much more significant way of expressing one’s identity. They may com...

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