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A Teen's Take

POMEROY–It’s terrifying being my age right now because the country we will soon be working in and governing is very divided and horrifying. Do I completely understand everything that is happening?...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–What a rollercoaster ride 2020 was, with its twists and turns and, for a while there, you may have felt a little queasy. However, once you step off, you look back and realize that it could...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–As I look back over the year, I see we, as a community, have experienced many changes in the way we do things and Christmas for our family, is a perfect example. You see, during this holiday...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–If you had told me a year ago our daily life was about to change drastically, I probably would have laughed. As we all know, 2020 did change in a very unexpected way which has been terrible...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–Covid-19 has weighed in on all of us tremendously and it’s not getting any better, or at least that is what news outlets are saying. But for now, our Christmas traditions are being...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–It is so very important to have a person or people close to you, someon you can rely on. For me, I have one person and she is my absolute best friend. She will call me out on poor behavior...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–Being brave is probably the one thing I should have been advised about because it is such a double-edged sword. Being brave can create regret because you take chances, sometime big chances....

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–“Actions speak louder than words” is something my mom used to tell me and I said I understood what she was saying, but the truth is, I didn’t really give it much thought.It wasn’t...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–COVID–19 has really taken a toll on us, especially teenagers. It has taken away social interaction which develops people skills, but it has certainly expanded our ability to text,...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–It’s kind of ironic last week I chose to write about the idea of fear and what it does to us. Little did I know that one week later so much would change. COVID-19 has knocked at our door...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–Someone very close to my heart said to me “If you can only think about the possibility of failure, how can you ever hope to see success?” Fear is such a powerful idea, but if that is...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–How do we choose what we want to do with our lives. Are we supposed to make the sacrifices and take the logical route? Are we meant to take the risky route and choose to do what we really...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–Times have definitely changed from my parents teenage and high school years. It’s crazy to hear about all the things my parents did when they were my age. It is hard to image doing all...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–School during a global pandemic is very strange. A lot of us just can’t wait for everything to go back to normal. I don’t even think the weirdest part is the mask-wearing,...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–Social media is horrible and a wonderful thing all at once. It allows us to stay connected with others from our past to our present. While we tweet, like, comment, and share, we are...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–People almost never fully agree on one thing, and it’s usually the minor, irrelevant thing people get upset about. Why is that? Why do we take the time to yell and bicker with each other...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–The yummy smell of homemade bread, a birthday card slipped under your door from a secret friend or even a surprise visit are memories made and revisited for years to come. At times, we do...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–Being a teen is hard. There is a stereotype put on teens where all we want to do is go to parties and disobey our parents and honestly, that’s ridiculous. Personally, I am not one who... Full story

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–Making decisions is hard, especially when you are young and inexperienced. That is where I am today. I am faced with deciding whether to take online school or if I want to attend in-person...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–As most of you have heard and observed on the news there was a huge explosion in Beirut, Lebanon with over 150 deaths and more than 4,000 injuries. The vast majority of people in the...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–The art of personal conversation has dwindled since the isolation mandates of COVID-19. Instead, in its place is texting, Facebook posting, emailing and other electronic ways of...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY––Everyone has different opinions on what the state should do about schools reopening and how to handle the Covid-19 situation. Personally, I do not like online school at all, but it would...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–Recently, my mom’s store, The Pirate Pit-Stop, was broken into. To get in, these vandals ripped the front doors out of its frame. What a surprise that was for me, and my mom, too. It’s...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–When the COVID-19 pandemic originally broke out, my friends and I thought that it would just run its course and we’d be on our way. Man, were we wrong! Now that it has entered our county,...

 

A Teen's Take

POMEROY–As a teen looking at and listening to all of the media outlets, I worry about our country and the people in it. I am not a political person and quite frankly, I don’t understand why we arg...

 

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