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Administrators revamp vaping policy in hope of change

Sitting at his desk, Principal Jeremy Mitchell takes a call from a parent. During the summer, administrators got together to discuss changes that needed to be made. “There is still discipline enacted because you are still breaking a school expectation,” Mitchell said. “It’s just that the type of discipline will be one that will not only be disciplinary action but disciplinary action with a purpose.”

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Features Editor

September 10, 2019

In response to the widespread vaping trend that continues to affect the school, administrators are taking a new approach to the issue by establishing a policy they hope will better prevent vaping on school grounds. Although rules are already in place to discipline those who engage in the act, senior class principal Mario Pupillo felt fu...

Broken Compass: Administration finally takes action on Juuling epidemic

A student mimics using a juul outside the Juuling Lounge, where a temporary sign has been hung up. “I think that even this flash drive looks cool, you know? I can almost feel the nicotine buzz,” the unnamed student said.

Maria Newton and Dani Fischer

December 6, 2018

Everyone knows this all-too-common scenario: you’re sitting in class, working on a test review, and suddenly you get the itch for nic(otine). You raise your hand to ask to go to the bathroom, but once you get there the bathroom is occupied and you can’t hit your Juul. Bathrooms have slowly ...

Students talk about E-Cigs at school

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

Students discuss the vote to ban e-cigs.

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