The Bucs' Blade

Klinging to adventure

LOOKING FOR ADVENTURE: Library media specialist Gloria Klinger places a book on the shelf. After 30 years of working in the district, Klinger's retiring. “Even though I love my job, it’s time to take off and do some travelling,

Aliyah Austin, Reporter

March 28, 2016

Under the yellow light of the library, media specialist Gloria Klinger slips past stacks of books. After gently placing tattered novels back in their homes, she meanders through the room and pauses at each table. “Good morning,” she says in a gentle voice. With a soft smile, she strolls to...

Another side of me

MOREY'S MOTTO: After a suicide attempt, freshman Faith Morey discovers how to deal with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes extreme mood swings, suddenly fluctuating between high and low emotions.  Though she's struggled and some days are still a battle, Morey's motto has become to stay positive.

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

February 19, 2016

In the still hospital room, freshman Faith Morey’s heart monitor beeped in a steady rhythm while her mind raced with confusion. She had attempted suicide earlier that day. “That was the scariest point in my life,” Morey said looking down. “I was getting bullied at school and I was having a h...

Rolling towards acceptance

Rolling towards acceptance

Abby Reyenga, Reporter

December 7, 2015

When I first laid eyes on my bright yellow and pink rolling backpack, I wanted to crawl into a hole. The thought of all the judgmental stares mixed with the discouraging words from friends made me sick. Honestly, I love standing out but what my friends think of me still mattered most. The day I wal...