The Warrior Beat

Should teachers be armed in schools?

Should teachers be armed in schools?

Bella Massenburg, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Students should not have to fear for their safety at school, but with the frequent school shootings across the US students are forced to question the security in the classroom. With each school shooting comes more solutions to prevent these mass casualties. In a recent discussion with Trump, he suggested...

Should a world without net neutrality prevail?

Should a world without net neutrality prevail?

Reagan Daniell, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Every morning, when I wake up, one of the first things I do is check my social media apps and chat with friends. It helps to wake me up before my day gets started. But, imagine a world where all of this free communication was taken away. This is called "net neutrality:" our right to continue viewing...

Are senior interviews necessary?

Are senior interviews necessary?

Brand Thaggard, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It's that time of the year again. Seniors who have first-semester English have finished their senior projects and are doing their senior interviews. The senior interviews exists so that seniors can experience a real-life interview with someone in their projected field. The idea is great because most...

Senioritis: This is {NOT} the end

Senioritis: This is {NOT} the end

Kate McNeese, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As fall semester is coming to an end, some seniors are already saying goodbye to Oak Grove High School. While I will be here until May of 2018, feeling a little nostalgic for a handful of fellow students who will walk the halls for the last time in late December, is inevitable. Research shows that most students' grades te...

Long live Power Hour: Will Oak Grove students behave, or will Power Hour be taken away?

Long live Power Hour: Will Oak Grove students behave, or will Power Hour be taken away?

Anna Pittman, Digital Copy Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This semester, the Oak Grove High School administration implemented an academic block  during the school day called Power Hour. This time is meant to encourage students with failing grades or questions about their classes to receive help. Students are able to go to study halls, lunch, nap time, colorin...

To dress or not to dress: Homecoming costumes

To dress or not to dress: Homecoming costumes

Matthew Williams, Copy Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Oak Grove High School's homecoming week is in full motion as of today. With the second day being Halloween themed, the hundreds of costumes express each student's interest in expressing themselves - whether they want to go all-out or do nothing at all. Homecoming Week at Oak Grove has been a tradition,...

To dance, or not to dance?

To dance, or not to dance?

Faith Nazario, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With homecoming week quickly approaching, talk of having a homecoming dance - or not - has filled the halls of Oak Grove. As someone who attended the dance last year, I would have to say the dance was a hit with students. Personally, seeing both lower and upperclassmen dress up and mingle was a heartfel...

Power Hour: Positive Change

Power Hour: Positive Change

Katie Williams, Print Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Power has officially been in place for nearly a week and many students and faculty are seeing the benefits as administration quickly works out the kinks and issues that have occurred thus far. The new scheduling has allowed students to have a more flexible lunch hour and teachers to tutor students fall...

Living in the moment

Living in the moment

Kate McNeese, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Imagine going to a concert or a football game without your phone! Is that not a crazy idea? Our generation seems to struggle with putting down our phones and living in the moment. While it is nice to have these memories to look back on, putting the phone down and actually paying attention to your surrou...

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