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A Kraft lost to time.
The Best Way to Make a Grilled Cheese Sandwich (Comprehensive Guide)
Addison Washburn, Staff Reporter • January 25, 2023

There are quite a few ways that one can indulge themselves with sandwiches, but society has overlooked perhaps the greatest sandwich known to mankind: the grilled cheese. According to Wikipedia (a teacher’s most trusted source!) a grilled cheese is “a hot sandwich typically prepared by heating one or more slices of cheese between slices of bread,...

New Teachers for Choir
New Teachers for Choir
Laron Van Allen-Gilbert January 23, 2023

Talise Chandler and Shauna Keene are our new Choir teachers this year. Both teachers have an extraordinary commitment to teaching and want to return to in-person instruction after 2 years of online learning. Keene is teaching at both Southern Hills and Fairview, with her teaching Voices of the Night and Festival choir. Chandler teaches Age of Guinevere,...

Looking upon the reels of cinema put forth this year. Neat-o Burrito.
The Top 12 Films of 2022 (And Where to Stream Them)
Addison Washburn, Staff Reporter • January 11, 2023

After multiple years of the pandemic halting production on the film industry, cinema is back. Despite the challenges faced by the industry, there...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Looking upon the reels of cinema put forth this year. Neat-o Burrito.
The Top 12 Films of 2022 (And Where to Stream Them)
Addison Washburn, Staff Reporter • January 11, 2023

After multiple years of the pandemic halting production on the film industry, cinema is back. Despite the challenges faced by the industry, there have been some genuinely great movies coming out, with even more to look forward to next year. As the so-called “awards season” in Hollywood comes to a...

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...

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,...