The Echoes

Preppy and (not so) Perfect

October 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The long-held view in America that private schools provide a superior education to their public school brethren came under serious attack in a recent study done by Robert Pianta, Dean at the Curry School of Education a...

New direction in life

New direction in life

October 29, 2018

Arming teachers is NOT the answer

April 23, 2018

Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

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...

The value of dreaming

Faith Resig, Editor in Chief

March 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

I took a deep breath and closed my eyes before walking through the door. I knew that the next four years, not to mention the rest of my life, would be determined by what happened in that room. Not long after, my hands shook as...

SBPS district should consider later start time, benefit students

March 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Drooping eyes, trails of drool, vacant expressions… This isn’t a scene from the Walking Dead. Rather, it’s the first period classes at SHS. The onslaught of sleep-deprived students seems like an inevitability. ...

The case for long lunches

Andrew Eccles

March 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The amount of time that us as students of Scottsbluff High school receive for lunch is simply insufficient. As a junior, I am directly affected by the shortness of the lunch period. Everyday I have to rush to get out of t...

Stealing from the poor, giving to the rich

Fatih Resig, Editor-In-Chief

January 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

When Donald Trump was campaigning he coined the term, “Trumped-up trickle-down economics,” leaving voters with no doubt that his loyalties were with corporations and businesses like the ones he spent his life building and...

We the People: Students benefit from political clubs

Faith Reisig, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

I walked into Mr. Shaddick’s office feeling like a mix of Sonya Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Hillary Clinton all at once. Like all of my legal and political idols, I had a vision and a plan to make it happen. My goal:...

CATSastrophe- Letter to the Editor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

To the editor: The administration needs to rethink their policy on Cats. Cats seems to be causing a bigger issue than it should. In my opinion, I think it should be more like a study hall. This would allows students to be productive...

Letter to the Editor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Opinion

  In response to the editorial “Taking a stand by taking a knee.” To the editor: The whole situation surrounding taking a knee is blown up beyond what it should have been. Personally, I believe they should...

Taking a Stand by Taking a Knee

Catherine Wisniewski, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Every weekend on TV’s across the country, people tune in to watch their favorite football team. Whether at the college or professional level, football is a major source of entertainment and revenue in America. Even though...

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