Wildcat Tales

Social media leading to anxiety

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Feature

    Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat have been linked to social anxiety in people who frequently use them.       “Social anxiety can be defined as the extreme fear of being judged or scrutinized in social or performance situations,” licensed clinical ...

Social media makes it easy to cyberbully

Kaydin Robertson, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, Miscellaneous, Top Stories

    The evolution of social media has made cyberbullying easier and more detrimental to teenagers resulting in multiple symptoms of stress.     Cyberbullying can lead to social anxiety, depression, feelings of isolation and helplessness, and in extreme cases, suicide, as seen in multiple t...

Inappropriate posts can turn off employers

Inappropriate posts can turn off employers

Abrianna Bohn, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, Student Life

Posting on social media can hurt a potential employee’s chances of getting a job when employers or administrators browse their social media. Almost 2.5 billion people around the globe own social media accounts, including millions of people applying for college or job opportunities. This especially g...

Valedictorian, salutatorian announced

Ted Wu, Sports Editor/ Social Media

May 30, 2017


Filed under Feature

    Senior Annie Zhao will graduate at the top of her class on June 10. On campus, she’s heavily involved in debate, chess club, and National Honor Society, serving as an officer in all three organizations. Juggling leadership positions in the three has not been easy, but giving back to the ...

Junk food remains dominant industry

Junk food remains dominant industry

Jared A'Latorre, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Feature

The fast food today has been linked to obesity and heart disease, yet, the American people are still consumers of the industry. Over the years, there have been studies about the dangers and risks of fast food. They show that it can cause heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer. In a medical study in...

A Matter of Health

A Matter of Health

Khara Ekes, Opinion/Layout Editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Feature

As American industries have slowly begun to conform to healthier styles of eating, the opportunities for people to easily change their diets has greatly increased. “Healthier, organic food is something that a lot of people want now,” Tom Thumb Assistant Manager John Anderson said. Now restaurants...

Wildcats proactive about destress

Shida Khorrami, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Feature, Miscellaneous, Student Life

Stress has the capability to consume student’s lives daily, because of this, students are finding ways to de-stress from their school day. “I love being involved with theatre. Theatre is a great distraction and a great source of my happiness,” junior Hana Lone said. Specifically, she takes on...

Student startup business

Student startup business

Arielle Raveney, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Feature

Various student entrepreneurs are making money on their own terms by turning their hobbies into businesses. One of these young entrepreneurs is senior Emma Mathieu, a self-managed photographer. Mathieu came about taking photos for a profit due to the popularity she gained on social media. “My instagram...

Band staff gains new teacher

Band staff gains new teacher

Shida Khorrami, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Feature

Mark Dehertogh is the newest addition to the band department this year, serving as the new associate director and jazz program conductor.     “I have enjoyed working here over the summer, preparing for the band season,” Dehertogh said.     Despite it being his first year teaching here, he has ha...

Senior Tales 2015 – 2016

Senior Tales 2015 – 2016

Cameron Drummond and Vincent Tellez, Sports and Social Media Editor and Online Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2016


Filed under Feature, School Events, senior tales, Student Life, Top Stories

It's an annual tradition for the Editors Staff of The Wildcat Tales to attempt to document where each and every senior will be attending college in the fall. After a rigorous collection process with the help of Twitter and networking, this is the result. The following state names are linked to the l...

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