How Sleep Can Affect Students

Olivet Gutierrez, Reporter

December 8, 2018

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According to Better Health a healthy teen should have around 8-10 hours of sleep, although they are also only getting around 6-7.5 hours of sleep. ¨I have been sleep deprived because of school a couple of times before because...

Why the American Nation is Falling Behind in Education

David Miranda Alvarez, Reporter

December 1, 2018

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To begin with, one of the main reasons the American school system is failing is because of the lack of interest in school, from students. Students lack the will of engagement in school activities because you are stuck in a room...

Phone Addiction

Jerseem Rada, Photo Editor

December 1, 2018

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How long do you spend using your phone? Studies show that people spend almost 2 hours and 30 minutes a day on their phone. One reason could be social media or entertainment purposes.  Everything on the phone has its pros and ...

Phone Addiction

German Ramirez, Reporter

December 1, 2018

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Nowadays you see many people on their phones at events.  Such as family events, party events, etc. The question is, is cell phone addiction real? Yes, cell phone addiction is indeed real, as a matter of fact, our smartphones...

Do Finals Increase Anxiety in RMHS Seniors?

Hannah Howard, Reporter

December 1, 2018

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In December, Rancho Mirage High School students begin taking their semester finals - projects, big tests, writing assignments - all of which determine the grades they earn in those classes. For many students, finals will mean...

The LGBT Student Community

Adam Lenk, Features Editor

December 1, 2018

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Determining one's sexual orientation and gender is a natural process for teens and young adults. The process of understanding and expressing sexual orientation and gender and identifying correlating identities based on those feeli...

Sports and the Impact on Students

Ruth Martinez, Reporter

December 1, 2018

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Rancho Mirage High School has many students that are involved in sports and have to go to practice for a long period of time. In doing so, it can be hard to balance both school work and sports. Some teachers believe that spor...

Is Caffeine Addiction Linked to GPA?

Dan Meloy, News Editor

December 1, 2018

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Is the amount of caffeine students drink every day linked to what their grade point average is? Recent studies have found that the more caffeine you drink, the lower your grade point average is. But what do the students at Ran...

AP Classes: Furthering Education or Stress?

Dakota Zeihen, Features

December 1, 2018

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AP classes are advanced placement classes that allow students to learn at a higher level, but at what cost? There are often long nights of studying and homework involved with taking AP classes. AP classes exist so that studen...

How Do Rancho Mirage Students Feel About Mathia

Alexsis Caban, Reporter

December 1, 2018

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Mathia is a modern math learning engine serviced by Carnegie Learning for students 6-12 that adjusts to student’s abilities and personalizes a learning path for them. It is most comparable to a one on one coach teaching you...

Are AP Classes Worth The Stress?

Jevin Dorsey, Reporter

December 1, 2018

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Psychology. Statistics. Environmental Science. AP classes come in a variety of different subjects and boost GPA by an extra point, which makes them appealing to students nationwide. According to College Board, more than 1.17 m...

The Benefits of Spirit Week

Adam Lenk, Features Editor

November 12, 2018

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Every year Rancho Mirage High School has a spirit week. Spirit weeks are weeks where various activities happen around school. Students are also encouraged to wear outfits that correspond with certain themes for the day. The objecti...

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