Month: December 2014

Black Friday Madness

Black Friday: the day after Thanksgiving when massive sales cause people to form large crowds or even angry mobs in their attempts to get a head start on holiday shopping.  That’s the picture that pops into the minds of many when this time of year rolls around.  For some, it is an exciting, thrilling day

Giving Back for the Holidays

  With the Holidays approaching extremely fast, many students find themselves getting excited for Christmas or Hanukkah. Many Unionville families are fortunate enough to have plenty of food, clothing, and a warm house to celebrate in. However, not everyone in our area shares these privileges. We have many families who will not have enough to

Winter Weather

Last winter was a constant combination of falling snow, pounding ice and and early morning phone calls.  Over the course of the winter the expectation became four-day weeks and frequent delays. For a couple months it seemed as though we were out of school more than we we were in. So do we have another

New Technology for 2015

As our world moves from physical to digital, the newest technology may be confusing for uninformed consumers– especially when it comes to gift giving. Here is everything you need to know to make an informed decision on the best high-tech gifts to give all the special people in your life. iPhone 6 Plus: Ah, another

Bad Day of School Remedies

One of all the possibly awful ways your day could go is straight down the spiraling pit of disaster. There are several possibilities to deal with this despair. First, you must accept that your day was terrible and that at this moment there is no way to change it. Yes, this sounds even more depressing

Running Low On Chocolate

Remember back in 2012 when the Mayan calendar ended and subsequently the world ended? Yeah, me neither. But now there’s a new end-of-the-world event looming over us and it’s perfectly understandable if you feel like forming alliances and stockpiling food. I call it: the CACAOcalypse. The world’s reserve of chocolate, a popular and arguably essential

From Denmark with love

Dear Editor: Hi my name is Alex Andersen and I’m from Denmark. I was asked to describe some of the differences between USA and Denmark. In Denmark I went to a kind of business school, which was different than typical US high schools. I am staying here in the US for one year with my

Letter to the Editor: Race vs justice

Dear Editor: If you haven’t been paying attention to the news lately or were wondering why half of Missouri is being burned down, I’ll start with a short synopsis of our country’s state of affairs. Michael Brown and his friend, Dorian Johnson, two African-Americans, were walking on a road when Officer Darren Wilson, a white