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The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

The opportunity of operating a vehicle is a great responsibility, one that everyone must value by following the rules of the road. With distracted driving accidents being such a common thing, its important to keep your eyes on the road at all times and keep devices out of sight.

No text is worth a life

Carley Bailey, Staff Reporter
August 31, 2023
Schools need to create better strategies to deal with teens mental health to help slow the rising cases of mental illnesses in teens.

The true pandemic amongst teens

Alexis Bahensky, Opinions Editor
December 9, 2021
Schools should start later because of health reasons. Teens need more sleep than children and adults.

The issue with start times

Camille O'Neill, Sports Director
November 30, 2021
Internet safety and privacy issues such as cyberbullying, grooming and sharing personal information impact minors in unique ways, yet most social media sites refuse to implement sweeping, specific protections for this age group.

Social media isn’t safe for teens

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
February 2, 2021
As the number of teen users on social media increase, there is a decline in teen mental and physical health.

The real corruptor of teens

Alexis Bahensky, Cartoonist
December 10, 2020
Students are overwhelmed with work and pressured to push even harder each day. Rest, in any form, is often their last priority.

Students deserve a break

Morgan Weir, Opinions Editor
September 14, 2020
When walking into any fast food establishment this is a very common scene to encounter. Most of the faces youll see are the fresh faces of teens, young and new to the workforce. They hope to gain experience and a little extra cash. These jobs however, require a lot of hard work and long hours by these teens. But, their work is essential to make big name businesses a success.

Fiddling with food

Chloe Parker, Staff Reporter
October 3, 2019
The front of Jeans Bistro, a new restaurant in Omaha. It is located just off Fort street.

Good Ol’ American food

Annalise Smalley, Staff Reporter
October 2, 2019
Electronic cigarette use in teenagers has grown dramatically in the past four years, however, 2019 statistics are hard to predict considering the drastic changes in administrative decision regarding the switch of situation.

One last hit

Olivia Oeth, News Director
September 27, 2019
Teenage driver getting distracted by his phone and texting his friends.

Should it be increased?

Dev Mehta, Podcast Editor
April 26, 2019
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