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School Lunch to Become Free: Lunch, But at What Cost (Part 3)
School Lunch to Become Free: Lunch, But at What Cost (Part 3)
Addison Washburn and Elliott Pease November 26, 2022

School lunch; always a fascinating topic in the American education system and its communities. In our previous two articles concerning school lunches, we’ve discussed the budget for BVSD food services, school funding, the cost to distribute school lunches, the fight for vegan options, price margins, and USDA regulations. If you haven’t yet, you...

A Change in the Matrix
A Change in the Matrix
Addison Washburn and Elliott Pease October 24, 2022

A decade ago, the rising conveniences of the internet became a necessity in the modern school system, as schools found themselves needing to utilize it more and more by the day. Enter the Fairview website, student-run and complete with a slick and decorative new interface. Its modern ingenuity made it convenient and easy for teachers to share their...

The school cafe, plagued by the exuberance that isnt being open. That is, closed.
Lunch, But at What Cost? (Part 2)
Addison Washburn and Elliott Pease November 4, 2022

It’s obvious that within the student populace there’s some discontent with school lunches. In our previous article, we discussed the BVSD...

NBA Offseason
NBA Offseason
Zev Cohen, Staff Reporter • October 29, 2022

  Following the 2021-22 NBA season and the Golden State Warriors being crowned as champions at the end of an exciting playoffs, the offseason...

How Fairview Has Changed Over the Years, From the Perspective of Teachers
How Fairview Has Changed Over the Years, From the Perspective of Teachers
Ava Cohen, Staff Reporter • September 28, 2022

Most students only pass through Fairview for a brief period of time. To truly understand how Fairview has changed over the years requires the...

What Freshman Should Expect Coming to Fairview
What Freshman Should Expect Coming to Fairview
Albert Handorean and Derek Sexton September 23, 2022

Before going to high school, students might get an idea of what it is like from movies such as “High School Musical” or from family members,...

Mr. Vila and his son.
"It’s a great community" Mr. Vila Shares Thoughts on Being a New Math Teacher at Fairview
Laron Van-Allen Gilbert, Staff Reporter • September 22, 2022

Teaching Algebra I, Pre-IB Algebra 1/2, and Pre-Calc, Mr. Vila is a new math teacher at Fairview this year.  Vila is enjoying his time teaching...

The school cafe, subject of an incredulous, indubitable amount of budget pricing contrasts.
Lunch, But at What Cost? (Part 1)
Addison Washburn and Elliott Pease September 21, 2022

After a post-COVID year of district-provided meals, BVSD has gone back to charging for school lunches. This upset some students, such as freshman...

In education, I hope to help you realize that brighter future: New teacher Theodore TJ Strasser inspires students
"In education, I hope to help you realize that brighter future": New teacher Theodore "TJ" Strasser inspires students
Ethan Berg, Staff Reporter • September 19, 2022

Theodore “TJ” Strasser is one of the newest additions to Fairview's faculty, joining at the beginning of the school year this year. He is...

“Be the change you wish to see in the world: New English teacher hopes to inspire students at Fairview
“Be the change you wish to see in the world": New English teacher hopes to inspire students at Fairview
Sophia Zhang, Staff Reporter • September 19, 2022

This year, Fairview is excited to welcome language arts teacher Nicole Vila into the classroom as she embarks on a journey through daily life...

Sat Scores and Student Opinions
Sat Scores and Student Opinions
Nikolas Sahami May 19, 2022

From as early as elementary school, students across the nation are taught how to take standardized tests in preparation for one day taking the...

The school cafe, plagued by the exuberance that isnt being open. That is, closed.
Lunch, But at What Cost? (Part 2)
Addison Washburn and Elliott Pease November 4, 2022

It’s obvious that within the student populace there’s some discontent with school lunches. In our previous article, we discussed the BVSD budget, how school funding works, and the cost to provide school lunches. If you haven’t yet, you should check out that article. We wanted more insight and...

How Fairview Has Changed Over the Years, From the Perspective of Teachers
How Fairview Has Changed Over the Years, From the Perspective of Teachers
Ava Cohen, Staff Reporter • September 28, 2022

Most students only pass through Fairview for a brief period of time. To truly understand how Fairview has changed over the years requires the long view. Fortunately, we are lucky enough to have teachers that have been at Fairview long enough to witness changes in technology, sports, school spirit, and...

NBA Offseason
NBA Offseason
Zev Cohen, Staff Reporter • October 29, 2022

  Following the 2021-22 NBA season and the Golden State Warriors being crowned as champions at the end of an exciting playoffs, the offseason is now leading into the 2022-23 season. Many offseason moves and re-signings have helped shape the teams’ current rosters, with several big-name stars...

Outer Banks Review
Outer Banks Review
Eliana Knode, Royal Banner Print Co-Editor-in-Chief • April 12, 2022

After being stuck inside for almost two years, you run through all options for entertainment. Baking bread, tie-dying clothes, doing puzzles, TikTok, and so many more trends became popular over the first few months of the pandemic.    One thing that almost everyone could relate to was spending...

The Jackson Womens Health Organization main building in Jackson, Mississippi
Jackson v. Dobbs: Case Summary
Lily Nobel, Royal Banner Print Co-Editor-in-Chief • January 20, 2022

With oral arguments heard on December 1st, 2021, “Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Association” has officially arrived on the floor of the Supreme Court. Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act, one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States, is up for debate as Justices argue the constitutionality...