OPINION: Policy enforcement about dancing sends Homecoming into tailspin

Jessica LaRoy, Social Media Editor

October 6, 2019

Editorials with bylines are personal opinions of the authors and do not reflect the views of the administration or student body.  As many may know, the 2019 MHS Homecoming Dance did not go exactly as planned. From the maj...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Revised cell phone policy benefits students in spite of controversy


September 18, 2019

 Staff editorials are the personal opinions of Lotus Leaf members. They do not reflect the views of the administration or student body. Unsigned articles are the opinions of the majority of the staff after discussion. We enco...

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....