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Parity in Wyoming High School Sports is Gone

A screenshot of all the state championships Star Valley has.

Wyatt Burichka, Co-Editor

March 2, 2020

It gets boring seeing the same team win the championship over and over. In professional sports, we see some teams managing to pull this off. For instance, the Golden State Warriors going to the finals for the last five years, and the New England Patriots usually represent the American Football Conferenc...

This is a Drill, Not a Joke

Participants practice an active shooter drill at Harry S. Truman High School in Levittown, Pennsylvania.

Sophie Baker, Co-Editor

March 2, 2020

“This is a drill. This is only a drill. There is an intruder in the west wing of the building. This is a drill. This is only a drill,” the voice over the intercom spoke as I heard doors closing throughout the science wing of the school. This was my first intruder drill in high school. My stomach sank...

Say Good-bye to the Training Wheels: Putting Creativity back in the Classroom

Rubric for Of Mice and Men project in Katherine Raines English 10 class.

Baylee Stafford, Co-Editor

March 2, 2020

The issue is prevalent in nearly every classroom. I have sat through endless uninspired presentations filled to the brim with blanket statements and basic claims. Not to mention the delivery itself is dull-typically an unimaginative, color lacking Keynote of sorts-because the presenter is striving only ...

Impeachment Will Make America Great Again

Impeachment Will Make America Great Again

Bonfire Staff

February 5, 2020

As the President of the United States, Donald Trump is entrusted with countless responsibilities, and among these is not operating in secrecy while seeking ways to advance his own campaign. Due to his careless actions meant only to benefit himself, Trump is facing impeachment under the fact that he abused h...

A Case Built on Feelings or Facts?

A Case Built on Feelings or Facts?

CHS Bonfire Staff

January 29, 2020

Bill Clinton obstructed justice after lying about an affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Richard Nixon resigned before he could be impeached. Andrew Johnson dismissed the secretary of war against the will of Congress. Donald Trump is facing impeachment as a result of his phone call with U...

What if we led a Trump cheer at a Holocaust Assembly… I’M JOKING I’M JOKING…. Unless

Simone Golhirsch Salen's fathers diary edited and interpreted by her.

Jake Sandvik, Co-Editor

November 5, 2019

In a 1939 article from The New Yorker about the early Holocaust, the conditions were described as “shocking: flu and lice outbreaks were going untreated, and children were filthy, sleeping on cold floors, and taking care of one another because of the lack of attention from guards.” Another article from...

Pros and Cons of School Dances

Senior, Bobby Brenner, took a cardboard cut-out of Danny Devito to the Homecoming dance on Sept.28

Samantha Hull and Laura Prior

October 11, 2019

Pros: School dances are the place of semi-formal attire, loud music, and opportunities to hang with friends, all in all the most fun time of a young adult’s life. Dressing up is just one of the many things that people may look forward to for these teenage escapades. Having a reason to dress up f...

A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal

Baylee Stafford, Co-Editor

October 1, 2019

A MODEST PROPOSAL For simplifying the ongoing dispute over the rationality of issuing scrunchies to assert dominance. by Baylee Stafford 2019   The bright and colorful aura surrounding the 1980s and 1990s has been making a comeback in recent years, specifically in women’s fashion; wha...

Cancel Cancel Culture Quick

Cancel Cancel Culture Quick

Jake Sandvik, Editor

October 1, 2019

Picture this: you’re 6 years old on your first day of first grade. You walk into the classroom, take a seat at your desk, and meet the boy you will sit next to for the whole year. After talking for a few minutes, you immediately become best friends. You both like Star Wars. You both were born in Sep...

West in Wyoming

Junior, Gus Birky, photographed with West outside Cody Steak House on Sept.10 in Cody Wyoming

Sophie Baker, Reporter

September 19, 2019

Musician Kanye West has finally put the western in his last name. Recently Kanye West purchased a ranch in Cody for 14 million dollars according to The Cody Enterprise. Yes 14 million dollars. You read that right.  West might be in for a surprise making his home in Cody. He was born in Georgia a...

The Pros of Becoming a Physician Assistant

Photo by Riccardo Pelati on Unsplash

Emmie Baker, Co-Editor

April 4, 2019

Cody High School students often want to pursue medical degrees after graduation. I am one of those students desiring to be in the medical field, but I want to have a set schedule; I want to have a life. In order to balance work, fun and family, I have decided to become a physician assistant. The ...

Extremity of Driving

Extremity of Driving

Imani Etter, Advertising Manager

March 21, 2019

Many young teenagers overlook the complexity of driving. We often feel obligated to obtain the three inch card with our signature and cheesy smile. But why is this? When traveling for vacation to see family or get out of town, one may focus on what music to listen to or sleep through the long cou...

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