New abortion laws spur debate

June 11, 2019

Laws regarding abortion have been changing rapidly over the past year. The debate over abortion access seems to be the most controversial of all political debates. While some states, including Ohio, Mississippi, Georgia, and Sout...

Attempt at attendance policy frustrates students

Kip Mayes, Editor

June 4, 2019

Attendance is a consistent, overwhelming threat in a student’s day-to-day life with the new attendance policy. This year, there is a cap on how many absences and tardies a student can have before they begin to face repercussions,...

Sports attire frustrates many students

Mandy Petkovich, Reporter

May 31, 2019

As the snow clouds roll away and the sun comes out to play, so do those warm weather athletes who are ready to run in the nice, comfortable air. While there are days where Mother Nature kindly gives jocks the ability to run comfortably,...

Decorated graduation caps allow expression

Jaylynn Struth, Editor

May 31, 2019

When a senior’s name is called at graduation, they have a short moment to walk across that stage and then it’s all over. The past four years full of memories, lessons, successes, hard work, and dedication is gone within ten s...

Pro-life movie causes controversy about abortion

Paige Hardy, Reporter

May 30, 2019

The “Unplanned” movie was released earlier this year and has sparked controversy among people all across the country. The movie is based on a true story following a woman who was one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic...

Cell phones are resources in the classroom

Elizabeth Smith, Reporter

May 29, 2019

The school board has been discussing the idea of a stricter cell phone policy for years and with all of the social media scandals that have arisen in the last month or so, the discussion is yet again being brought back into consideration....

Jazz Festival disappearance disappoints community

Allan Hayes, Editor

May 28, 2019

Monroe has become a slowly decaying small Midwestern town with heroin, sex trafficking, and a never-ending parade of closing stores, chipping away at what this town is known for. As any older community member would say, this town...

Notre Dame fire garners unnecessary attention

Allan Haynes, Editor

May 24, 2019

In recent news, the Notre Dame burring has been a trinity for a lot of people. The church didn’t completely burn down but did leave the building unusable, until it can be rebuilt and fixed. It’s gotten attention from all around...

Religion holds answers to issues of humanity

Chancey Boyce, Reporter

May 22, 2019

The world is going through a major change right now, and most people don’t even realize that it is happening. The change that is occurring will have lasting effects on our society and world as a whole. According to CNN, currently,...

Learning new languages opens minds

Maya Kasprzak, Reporter

May 17, 2019

With around 6,500 known languages spoken in the world today, 54 percent of people in Europe know more than one language fluently. In Indonesia, there are at least 200 million bilingual or multilingual people in a country of 265 ...

Telehealth has potential fallbacks

Gabby Anderson, Intern

March 29, 2019

The state of Michigan Enhancement Program granted Monroe Public Schools over $100,000 to provide funding for public school health care clinic. Monroe High has chosen to use the money for an online service called Telehealth. Telehealth...