The Maverick Express

Should school be canceled for the rest of the year?

March 27, 2020

Though many students would love for school to be out for the rest of the year I think it is unfair, especially to the 2020 Senior Class who will miss out on so much like Prom, Graduation, Softball, Baseball, and Track. I just...

Was it right to cancel all Spring Sports/ Extra Curricular Activities?

March 27, 2020

Many people have mixed emotions about the cancellation  of spring sports and extracurricular activities. I think it was the right decision to try and stop the spread of this virus. What has many people concerned is whether or...

COVID-19: Should You Worry?

Ian Jackson, Journalist

March 20, 2020

The story that is sweeping the news right now is COVID-19. With cases in all 50 states, schools letting out for many weeks, and restaurants restricted to drive through service only. It is clear that this pandemic poses an immediate...

Bible Bill in WV

March 12, 2020

The Bible Bill is exactly what it sounds like. The purpose of this bill is to allow the teaching of the Bible in public schools in the state of West Virginia. The bill passed both the House of Delegates and the State Senate. It...

Tim Tebow Bill

March 12, 2020

Tim Tebow is a former professional football and baseball player. He has been a strong influencer in the past with his poweful voice of how great God is. Now he has inspired the WV legislature to pass a new bill. The new bill,...

Why do we need grades?

March 3, 2020

Teachers seem more concerned about our grades than us actually learning something. School seems to be a competition to see who can get the best grades when it should be about genuinely learning the material. A lot of students...

Integrating More Black History Into History Textbooks

Ian Jackson

February 24, 2020

The civil rights movement is a big part of most of history textbooks. Therefore, you most likely know the big names when it comes to the civil rights and famous African Americans: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Malcolm...

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February 19, 2020

In honor of Black History Month we will feature African American leaders who have made a profound impact on our country.  Among them is W.E.B. Du Bois, a scholar and founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Color...

Should Attendance Count for Prom?

February 10, 2020

I believe that it is a good idea to make attendance affect whether or not students can attend prom.  This gives students a reason to come to school.  It especially encourages seniors to come to school.  This allows students...

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