Students Struggle to Find Time for Pleasure Reading

Anna Krsnak, Igaramkin Reporter

April 19, 2019

Filed under Opinion

In the life of today’s high school student, reading for pleasure is a low priority.  Students have many things that take up their time like school, homework, jobs, social media, church, sports, Netflix and even games on their...

AirPods Have Their Place, But Not in School

Natalie Mack, Igaramkin Reporter

March 21, 2019

Filed under Opinion

AirPods early in 2019 took the world by storm, it went viral on multiple social media sites. AirPods wireless headphones created by Apple, cost a whopping $159. This item has generated many opinions from good to bad, and even...

Cheerleading Is Much More Than Pom Poms and Bows

Natalie Mack, Igaramkin Reporter

February 11, 2019

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Cheerleading is viewed by people as a bunch of girls with pom poms, bows and skirts, who stand on the sideline and yell. But it is much more than that. There are two different types of cheerleading, one being sideline where you ...

Girls, Boys Should Ski Same Distances in Races

Kylie Judd, Igaramkin Reporter

February 11, 2019

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Alaska high school cross country skiers should not be skiing different distances during races for there is not a difference in endurance between genders. Year after year the questions arise all over the world about why men and wo...

Teacher Strikes Indicate Tough Times to Come

Niko Latva-Kiskola, Igaramkin Reporter

February 11, 2019

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Tensions were strung to the max as around 10,000 school teachers and staffers orchestrated a sweeping walk out of America's second-largest school district.   The Los Angeles teachers demanded better pay, more positions for...

AP Classes Are Worth the Work

Savannah Johansen, Igaramkin Reporter

February 11, 2019

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AP classes are great classes for students for many purposes like GPA boosting, college applications and overall building a great reputation as a student. The point system for AP classes is a big reason why they are useful. Inste...

Dimond French Program Includes Academics, Projects, Culture and Travel

Anna Krsnak, Igaramkin Reporter

February 11, 2019

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Dimond High School offers a wide variety of world language courses including Spanish, German and the notable Japanese Immersion Program.  But maybe less known to the average Dimond average student is its amazing French program. ...

Changes Result in Successful Homecoming Dance

Naomi Cashion, Igaramkin Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2018

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After Dimond’s disastrous Homecoming Dance last year, it was clear that major changes would be made to the 2018 Homecoming Dance. Held on Sept. 14, Homecoming attracted a fairly large crowd, and was set up much differently. On...

Schools Must Reduce Physical, Emotional and Cyber Bullying

Michele Kaneski, Igaramkin Reporter

August 19, 2018

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Gender equality and bullying are serious problems faced by teens today still. Schools and statewide officials need to find ways to reduce these problems. I find that in my school of Dimond High that bullying is all around but ...

Hallway Problems Need a Solution

Angel Stacey, Igaramkin Reporter

August 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Upperclassmen are known to be frustrated with the hallway situations at school, but are they the only ones? “People are always shoving in the hallway cause there’s so many people,” said Freshman Heidi Crago. She...

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