The Messenger

The Messenger

Will Shortened Weeks Benefit us or Hurt us

Sean Lewis, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Filed under Faculty, News, Student Life

Some of the positives that the 4 day week, or a shortened week bring us is teacher recruitment and it can also help with saving money. It can also help take care of things that parents and kids both need to do on Friday or ev...

The Truth About Divorce

Mackenzi Hutton, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Some of you may have heard that over half of marriages will end in divorce. Well, that's completely wrong. Divorce has been on a decline since the 1980s which was then at 50%. Experts now say it has decreased to about 39% in t...

Millenials Taking Offense

Tavon Bass, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

Filed under News, Opinion

  There are 2 sides to the argument that Millennials have become “soft” or take “too much” offense. I believe that some parts of both arguments stand to be true, but whether you like it or not, I’m here to s...

Are you a Fool if you Rip the Juul?

Jacob Burcham and Nic Zimmerman

February 5, 2019

Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

According to an article from truth initiative, an organization that wants the youth to reject tobacco of all kinds, 1 in 5 students in school have witnessed a Juul be used in school. It is also stated that 18% of students betwe...

Turmoil in the Lunch Room

Turmoil in the Lunch Room

November 15, 2018

Homecoming Showdown

October 23, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

The Iola Mustangs had a highly anticipated match up last Friday for homecoming, facing off with the Burlington Wildcats. The Wildcats had a record of 3-2 before taking on the Mustangs, coming off a 28-0 loss to a divisional foe...

Nike Ad Sparks Debate

September 10, 2018

Filed under News

Nike’s latest posterboy for their “Just Do It” campaign is former NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick was essentially shunned by all the NFL owners and forced to leave the league, after taking a knee during the ...

Senior Privilege

August 30, 2018

Filed under News, Student Life

As a new year sets in, there are many noticeable changes throughout the school, mostly centered around the shake up of the IHS staff. One change centered around the students is the new privilege held by all seniors to design a...