The Pony Express

Do relationships even matter in high school?

Gloria Rodriguez, Graphics Team

October 19, 2011

Love is a four letter word that coincides with relationships and is often used religiously.   To some it’s a way of showing affection and showing that they care. To others it’s like an obligation or the second step in a relationship....

Phones become the new Napoleon

Staff Editorial

October 19, 2011

Students these days are on their phones constantly, completely ignoring the world around them. They are small and have completely taken over daily life. One can see them on television, on the internet, on billboards, on posters,...

Cheaters never win

Staff Editorial

October 6, 2011

Cheating is something that every school, teacher and student has experienced before, whether they were the cheater themselves or they were the smart one the cheater was cheating off of. It’s sad to say, but just about every...

CON: Technology harms education

October 6, 2011

It’s no surprise that students are not as astute, or creative, as they were 25 years ago. But who’s to blame? Is it the teachers, the parents, the students, none of them, all of them? Well, some would mention the aggressive...

PRO: Technology becomes essential to education

October 6, 2011

In this modern era, technology is no longer just a fad but a foundation for education.  More and more schools are starting to replace text books with ibooks, the long-standing chalkboards are being replaced by SMART boards,...

He’s just not that into you

Amber Razzano, Features Editor

October 6, 2011

Being attracted to somebody in high school is undeniably common. Girls have distinct qualities that they look for in a guy. Gentlemen, listen up because teenage girls have a lot to tell you.  There are always the key things...

Sports deserve equal recognition

Jessica Lawless, public relations manager

October 3, 2011

Students have been talking about the football team getting more recognition and more special privileges then other sports.  Our schools football team is well known. But what about other sports like golf and tennis? Who goes...

The art of complaining eludes Americans

Laura Hogan, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2011

Complaining pervades our society. From the Jersey Shore to the Iowa plains, there are individuals who find it necessary to whine about overrated issues such as politics, revolutions, and even education, all in a useless effort...

Handy tips for surviving Gaither High School

Amber Razzano, Staff Writer

November 1, 2010

Every student has run into problems during the school year, whether it is getting lost or getting shoved around. High school is a hazardous place where crazy things happen but with these handy tips, your chances of survival will...

CON: Are Early Release Days a Necessity?

Midge Lee, Features Editor

October 8, 2010

Love em’ or hate em’, unfortunately, early release days are here to stay, at least for this school year. In the recent September 7 School Board meeting, the Hillsborough County School Board finalized and approved 14 new early...

Amendment to Tardy Policy Beyond Tardy

Staff Editorial

June 26, 2010

When those measly five minutes between class periods dwindle to an end, we all rush to our class, some even sprinting down the halls, to avoid getting the dreaded tardy slips. If a student racks up three or more slips in a nine...

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