SLV Seniors feel effects of senior year

For many students, senior year is relatively much easier than junior year; however, even with this easier schedule, a variety of students’ GPAs still tend to drop. Why could this be? Senioritis. This phenomena has become widely common throughout high school, as well as in college seniors. Aaron Mckay had some insight on this “disease.” He … More SLV Seniors feel effects of senior year

EpiPen Price Spike

EpiPen prices have been steadily going up for years now, with a recent price hike sending the price skyrocketing, which is causing a big problem for people with severe allergic reactions. The EpiPen is an emergency drug applicator containing epinephrine which is also known as adrenaline. The purpose of the EpiPen is to narrow blood … More EpiPen Price Spike

From a Junior crazy enough to take four APs to you: advice and optimism

“What is the first word that comes to mind when you think of stress?” I asked Junior, Buddy Takemoto. Takemoto, with an unvarnished and even tone, replied, “Darrough.” Throughout SLVHS, Advanced Placement classes, or AP’s, such as Ms. Darrough’s AP English Language and Composition, are becoming benchmarks for academic success. However, the stress that often … More From a Junior crazy enough to take four APs to you: advice and optimism

Delicious and healthy Vietnamese sandwich recipe

Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich Any one of these delicious ingredients are sold at almost any supermarket. This sandwich is a simpler version of a Vietnamese Bahn Mi sandwich. However, you are not going to miss out on any of its delicious flavors. To be make this sandwich vegetarian or vegan, you can replace baked chicken with … More Delicious and healthy Vietnamese sandwich recipe

What is Really in Your Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte?

As the leaves on the trees start slowly taking on a reddish hue, the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, many people are drawn to the warmth of cozy coffee shops and the steamy drinks they serve. One iconic drink that reemerges in the fall is the Pumpkin Spice Latte. However, this year … More What is Really in Your Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte?

Stay safe this Halloween with these easy tips

Halloween has always been one of the most beloved American holidays, but today we are faced with the realization that it is not what it once was. Instead of a fun family experience, it can now lead to potentially dangerous situations. To stay safe this Halloween without compromising the enjoyment, you must beware of tricks … More Stay safe this Halloween with these easy tips

Lack of sleep may be affecting your academics, health and emotional well-being.

Studies conducted over a period of around thirty years show that only a small percentage of teens get the nine hours of sleep needed to function at their best in academics, athletics, and life. Teens who get at least nine hours of sleep have developed good sleeping patterns, while the rest of the teenagers (those … More Lack of sleep may be affecting your academics, health and emotional well-being.