The Highland Echo

Math offers options

Patrick Gallager, News Editor

December 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

All students have to take compulsory math classes throughout their educational careers, ranging from algebra, to geometry to calculus. Whether they like it or not, they are stuck with math, and they can’t even escape the subject...

Payne objectifies women

Taylor Quinn, Bucky's backyard Editor

December 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Now more than ever women are being objectified in the music industry. Rap and trap music have been perpetuating objectification of women and rape culture since their development. This disgusting behavior has spread to new genres...

Coffee has pros and cons

Jessi Barker, Out and About Editor

December 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

After getting up for school at an ungodly hour, many high school students start the day with a cup of coffee. Teenagers have become reliant on a high intake of caffeine in the morning to keep them going throughout the day. Despite...

Passes need to go

Jimmy Patton, Sport's Editor

November 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

At the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, there were some new rules and adjustments to the everyday routines of going to school. Some of these newly implemented regulations are not exactly popular. What I am talking about,...

Lanyards are lame

Taylor Quinn, Bucky's Backyard Editor

November 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On September 15, the school administration announced that a new lanyard  student identification policy will be instituted this school year, the date of which has yet to be announced. Though there is still much speculation as...

Trump hurts foreign relations

Eliana Gargiulo, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Despite America’s position as a world superpower, we cannot continue to thrive the way we have for the past hundred years without our allies. President Trump doesn’t seem to understand this, and as someone concerned with the...

Work for what you deserve

Jimmy Patton, Sports Editor

June 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The topic of whether or not anything and everything in life deserves a trophy or award at the end of any given event, regardless of skill or results is a contentious one. This issue does not come down to who wins or comes in first...

“13 Reasons Why” brings issue to forefront

June 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The new Netflix Original Series, “13 Reasons Why,” is an emotional rollercoaster for all viewers. This isn’t the average drama series you watch when you’re bored; it changes your perspective on a major issue for teenagers--suicide. The...

Pushing for co-ed activities

June 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Sydney Ireland, now sixteen years old, dreamed of becoming an Eagle Scout since she was young.  However, she was denied acceptance into the program due to her gender. This caused quite a bit of controversy -- and not just for...

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