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The Silvertip

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The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

Personal pronouns, as they are called, come in many different forms. Typically, people will use the pronouns that feel right to them.

The importance of personal pronouns: Why they are crucial to one’s expression and should be appropriately used

Story by Danya Rodriguez, Features Editor February 12, 2021

Pronouns are used to refer to people and things in third person. However, when referring to people, pronouns are often gendered, with they/them being the gender-neutral exception. This then makes the use...

Students are constantly worrying about the next steps after high school even in circumstances in which the future doesnt seem so bright.

Walking the academic tight rope: Why students shouldn’t conform to a linear idea of success

Story by The Editorial Board February 4, 2021

Stressed. Overwhelmed. Confused. Anxious. These are just a few of the many feelings that high school students face when they think about their future. Anxiously anticipating or even fearing life after...

Many mask their emotions with a drawn on smile, passively listening to others, as well as themselves, invalidate their feelings.

‘Smiling through the pain’: How toxic positivity can negatively affect your mental health

Story by The Editorial Board December 18, 2020

We are several months into a pandemic and our circumstances have certainly not been ideal. In fact, you can sum up this year as being an absolute dumpster fire. And that’s a very reasonable way to frame...

When youre sucked into echo chambers, its difficult to get out. Fortunately, there are ways to open yourself up to more ideas than just your own when scrolling through your feed.

Bring balance to your feed: Why we should break out of our echo chambers on social media

Story by The Editorial Board November 30, 2020

The social media giants inherently want to connect people from around the world. Their community based platforms allow us to share snippets of our lives through videos, photos, dialogues, and art. By creating...

Teens find themselves filling out many job applications, hoping to be hired.

‘Get a job’ is easier said than done: A teen’s struggle to find their place in the workforce

Story by Ariana Jorden, Editor In Chief November 17, 2020

Being a teenager comes with a significant level of independence as you make the transition from being a child into a functioning adult. One stepping stone into the world of adulthood is gaining real work...

Every citizen permitted to vote should go do so. Every vote counts.

Vote now: The importance of voting and bringing change

Story by Sophia Novelo, Editor In Chief November 2, 2020

As we approach Election Day, it is vital for every American citizen 18 and older to vote. Although the law does not require citizens to vote, it is still a very important responsibility that secures our...

The stigma surrounding community colleges prevents a lot of students from considering to apply.

The negative perception of attending community college and why students should overcome this stigma

Story by Ariana Jorden, Editor In Chief October 30, 2020

Deciding where to go to college is probably a high school senior’s biggest concern, let alone how much they’re able to pay to attend their dream school. Community college is by far the best route to...

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