The county is in discussion right now regarding BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Continue reading Changes to Buncombe’s School Internet Services
Emma Eagle Joslin, Student Writer
June 26, 2017
Charles D. Owen High School, to some, it means community, to others, it is simply a building. The simple fact is, that Owen has housed generations of great students, and it has had a powerful impact on the valley. In the year of 1955, Owen High School was founded, in the building the students now know as the Charles D. Owen Middle School. Owen High School was in that building until 1991, which is when the current high school was finished. The high school was very intricate and modern in its nature, being bigger than the old High School, it continued the traditions of Owen. Continue reading Charles D. Owen High School: The Legacy
Courtney Holcombe, Student Writer Cultural Appropriation is defined as the adoption or use of the elements of one culture by … Continue reading What Culture Appropriation Means to Todays’ Youth
The time from August of 2016 to June of 2017 has been full of major events from all over the world. There was the election of President Donald Trump, several terrorist attacks, the death of princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), and many other things. The school year here at Owen has also been very eventful and overall has been pretty positive. Some students and faculty… Continue reading Year in Review
Davin Vess, Student Writer 6/6/17 Peer pressure is a long battle a majority of teens have to fight with … Continue reading Peer Pressure
The federal minimum wage was introduced in 1938 during the Great Depression under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was initially set at $0.25 per hour and has been increased by Congress 22 times, most recently in 2009 when it went from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour. Should we raised minimum wage? Continue reading Face Off – Raise the minimum wage?