The Echoes

An In-depth look at our trauma informed district

Kaylee Weinemaster, Center Section Writer

February 13, 2019

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In an effort to battle increasing rates of mental health issues facing students at the Scottsbluff Middle and High Schools, the district has added two mental health counselors in the past three years. The school district has...

Working to Create a trauma-informed district

Kaya Vonburg, Center Section Writer

February 13, 2019

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Last October, science teacher Kyle McAlister and Principal Mike Halley, along with 12 staff members from around the district that attended the Trauma-Informed Schools Conference in Sacramento, CA. The local group included administrators,...

Trauma Test

February 13, 2019

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While you were growing up, during your first 18 years of life... 1. Did a parent or other adult in the household often… Swear at you, insult you, put you down, or humiliate you OR act in a way that made you afraid that you...

Old School Teachers

Old School Teachers

December 19, 2018

When does LOL turn into OMG?

Nate Cantor, In-depth writer

October 29, 2018

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After a long day at school, there’s nothing better than kicking back and unwinding with some social media. What happened while school was in session? Some kids enjoy posting memes and funny videos, and others enjoy postin...

Everything you need to know about drug testing…

Benjamin Vidlak, Indepth Editor

October 9, 2018

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Random Drug testing has been a part of the high school for over ten years. Considering that majority of the school is eligible for Random Drug Testing its quite boggling how little students actually know. Students would be the...

A test you don’t want to pass

Kaylee Weinmaster, Indepth Writer

October 9, 2018

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Bella* had always passed every kind of test that she was given, whether it be science or math, she always passed the test. However, this was the one test that she knew she would fail. This wasn’t the kind of test that Bella...

A New Normal

A New Normal

October 9, 2018

Arming teachers is NOT the answer

April 23, 2018

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In the wake of recent school shootings and student protests, President Donald Trump suggested arming instructors at education facilities. His remarks sparked a number of reactions, from communities that supported the idea to thos...

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