High School: A Time of Major Transition

“Maturity is a big factor, I’m definitely not the same person I was when I first began my freshman year in highschool, i mean… obviously.”

Moriah Siemens is a junior at Columbia International University and is currently studying Teacher Education. “A person begins public school, usually as a toddler, with a lot of room to grow. The average american spends 1,260 hours per year in a classroom. Thirteen years of our lives we are constantly being stimulated by different people and social pressures, of course there is a lot of change” Siemens states that “The beginning of freshman year seems to be when a person begins the biggest transition of their adolescence, and the maturity usually goes up from there, well, in most cases.” Siemens says, “you lose friends and gain some, most people get lumped into groups and that really determines how you grow. So, choose your friends wisely.”
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Charles D. Owen High School: The Legacy

Charles D. Owen High School: The Legacy

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

Year in Review

Year in Review

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