The Lariat

Why you should forgo zoos – and Zoo Lights

Maddie Smith, Chief Editor

December 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial, Showcase, Uncategorized

For centuries, many have found entertainment in exploring zoos. Zoos have always been assumed to be harmless, beneficial even; however, this is unfortunately not the reality. Zoos, past and present, domestic and foreign, misrepres...

Society Shallowly Transforms the Holiday We Call Thanksgiving

Dani Fischer, Editor

November 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

With the conclusion of spooky season, and the increasingly chilly days, Thanksgiving comes to mind. It is the next major holiday and is celebrated with a week off of school. While the Thanksgiving holiday may have a true history...

I Went Vegan For A Week

I Went Vegan For A Week

November 9, 2018

How to Stay Healthy in High School

Macey Tannos, Writer and Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion & Editorial, Uncategorized

Eating healthy can be difficult, but being healthy in High School is even harder. Convenience is a factor everyone enjoys, but with homework or actual work, students don’t have much time to make their own lunches, so we settle...

Students Seeking $alary

Students Seeking $alary

September 28, 2018

Opinion: Student Cleanliness at All-Time Low

Jessica Kidd, Writer

May 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

More than half of FHS students are full-fledged young adults, and one would think that the student body is capable of being responsible for themselves. They should be able to make smart choices, be mature, and keep their work ...

Opinion: Student Absences Increasing in Numbers

Kayla Burke, Writer

May 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial

Truancy is missing ten percent minimum of schools days over the course of two semesters, which is around eighteen days in the town of Friendswood. Around one in five students in Texas high schools are reported to have missed a m...

Opinion: Bring Balanced Meals Back to School

Maddie Smith, Writer

May 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion & Editorial, Student Life

Child obesity has been rising since 1999 and has become a negative icon of American culture. Unhealthy food, especially vending machines, available in public schools does not help this issue. In order to change the path of adole...

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