The Packer

Summer done right

Alex Bertsch, Staff Writer

May 15, 2013

As we approach the end of the school year, the topic on everyone’s mind is summer vacation. Summer is the most important time of the year for any student, and you have to make sure to spend it memorably. Some will spend...

Men are wild creatures

Alex Bertsch

April 1, 2013

In this world, there are many different men. They walk the sidewalks of every city, and the halls of every school, but most of them can be easily grouped into four main categories: The Womanizers, The Social Outcasts,...

Ratings taken too far

Ratings taken too far

March 19, 2013

Lack of listening to policies

Katie Savage

March 12, 2013

Recently, I have noticed a drastic decline in the number of rules being followed in our school; simple rules such as no hats being worn in the building and no backpacks being carried from class to class, to more serious rules...

A flaw in the system

Nicole Johnson

March 10, 2013

Lately I’ve been getting really frustrated at work. I, along with many other students, go to school full time and after a long day, we go straight to work and finish the day off by hopefully getting all of our homework done....

North Dakota closes in on home base

Jessica Qian, Staff Writer

February 17, 2013

When I first moved to the dry, boring land of North Dakota from my sweet, southern state of North Carolina, I admit I did not think I would ever accept North Dakota as home. There were no waterparks, the land was bare, and all...

Usage of social media misunderstood

Katie Savage, Opinion Editor

February 15, 2013

When former Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook nine years ago, odds are he did not picture it becoming one of the biggest websites used for ranting and bragging about immature actions today. I am guessing the same...

Bullying overpowering students’ lives

Bailey Johnson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2013

The simplest experiences in life can change your outlook.  Mine started with a simple phone call.  Answering without thinking, I was unaware that my life was about to change as my friend dropped a bomb on my world.  She told...

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