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The Dangers of Anger

Michael Palacios, The Bark Staff Reporter

January 30, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Some high school students are constantly under stress. High school students are usually stressed over grades, family situations, relationships, sports, drugs, or jobs. At the same time, it is also important to manage stress and...

Swap Your Spit Somewhere Else

Jordane Robarge, The Bark Staff Reporter

January 30, 2012

Filed under Opinion

With young love in the air at Ann Sobrato, teacher’s heads are constantly on a swirl trying to follow the saliva swapping brought on by our students. It’s no surprise that teenagers are known for advertising the most public...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A day to remember the change

Don Thanh, The Bark Staff Web Editor

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day for honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for his acts in the late 1950s of trying to gaining equality for all African-Americans though words and non-violent methods.  In 1955, King was the speaker...

Why the special treatment for honor students?

Don Thanh, The Bark Staff Web Editor

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Every year, students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher get to leave campus and skip fifth period to have lunch after they receive their awards at the honor roll assembly. As the March 6th honor roll assembly comes clos...

The technological age and our lives—technically

Deanna Agneta, The Bark Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Technology—the foundation of our everyday lives. A computer, a cell phone, an iPod and a television are only among the few technological “requirements” of our lives. In addition, other gadgets—possibly unnecessary and...

Reality television is no longer just the true story of seven strangers picked to live in a house

Gustavo Guevara, The Bark Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

From Jersey Shore to Keeping Up with the Kardashians, reality television has become part of the everyday life of many Americans. There are so many to choose from; reality television is not just the true story of seven stranger...

Too much traffic in school parking lot drives students crazy

Danny Burnham, The Bark Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Even though the school day is over, there is just one more thing that has to tick off most students—the traffic. We go through a long day of school filled with huge amounts work and just can’t wait to get home. But, for students...

SAT cheating raises questions about test security

Kasey Cockerill, The Bark Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Each year, millions of students spend months preparing for the most important test of their high school career—the SAT. The score they earn can determine whether or not they get into the college they’ve been working towards....

Sobrato lacks in P.E. course options

Kasey Cockerill, The Bark Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Physical Education. A term that some students love and some despise. At Ann Sobrato High School, we all know that two years of P.E. credits are required to graduate; however, our school is seriously lacking in the choices available...

Should students be allowed to wear hats in class?

Kevin Tran, The Bark Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Do you wear hats? Do you dislike taking them off while in class? The policy at Ann Sobrato requires students to remove your hat upon entry of the classroom. Many students dislike the idea and are constantly complaining when their...

Dreams created, or dreams impaired?

Deanna Agneta, The Bark Opinions Editor

January 27, 2012

Filed under Opinion

We all know how hard it is to get into college. The increasing standards and the increasing number of prospective students make the applicant pool more challenging and complex. Those students who are accepted into a California...

Lunch room too small

Kevin Tran, The Bark Staff Reporter

January 9, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The lunch room has been a struggle for the students who buy food here at school. Whether to go in for lunch or brunch, there seems to be a major problem: space. The amount of space in the lunch room next to the gym is relatively...

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