Welcome to the official news magazine for Brooke Point High School. This is the full, online, completely colored version of the second issue of the 2015-2016 publication. Within this issue, you will find articles about our students, the community, the winter weather, the upcoming Valentine's Day season, and much more!
photo from wikipedia.org Are you lacking in a relationchip this Valentine’s Day? All the single ladies (and gentlemen) here is how to be the best single pringle you can be in the season of love. 1) Identify yourself as a single pringle. <strong>The</strong> first step to being happy as a single person is acknowledging the fact that you are single. Most people are ashamed or embarrassed to admit that they’re alone. <strong>The</strong> Best Way to be a Single Pringle For when you’re not in a Relationchip By Grace Duckworth, Kayla Hilado, and Jane Pierce Even people like senior Reuben Levin and sophomore Alex Regan are hesitant to embrace the title. It will be better in the long run to accept your relationship status and learn to love your single lifestyle. 2) Find other single people in your area. It’s easier for single people to be date-less when they have another like-minded person to relate to. Levin says that on Valentine’s Day he reaches out to other friends that aren’t in relationships and hang out. Keep in mind that this step isn’t about seeking a relationship, but a friendship. You don’t need a significant other to be happy. 3) Take up ‘single’ hobbies. A great way for someone to get passed the negatives of being single is to distract yourself. “I like to watch movies and cry, and cry, and cry,” junior Elisa Valesquez says jokingly. It’s also great to learn to like being independent, don’t be ashamed to be alone. Try knitting, watching Friends reruns, and taking in multiple cats. Whatever you do, make Teachers’ love advice sure it’s enjoyable for you. 4) Accept and love the single life. A romantic relationship isn’t always the best for everyone. Sometimes photo from memegenerator.net you just need to recognize that your value and personal worth isn’t dependent on whether or not you’re dating someone. Eventually. Paws-itively in (Puppy) Love By Colleen Parker and Shelby Baird Dear Most Beloved Pet, You’re the greatest companion that anyone could hope to have. You’re loving and fun and oh so comforting in my time of need - all the things I wish were in my past relationships. Pet, I truly believe you’re my one true soul mate. Stay with me forever, so we can watch Netflix. Love, Your Sappy Human Friend Gabe Rouse (10) and his dog, Kai, like to go on long walks at Government Island and ocassionally share a peanut butter. From the same spoon. George Yuschak (9) is shown here with his cat. Yuschak and his feline friend, Tealva, like to share intimate kisses on their couch. photos from Wonderfulengineering.com, Learnersupply.com Will Macecevic “Don’t let drama consume your relationship. If there’s a lot of drama in your relationship then it’s probably not a good relationship to be in.” “I started dating my husband in high school, so I think I would know about love. Love is about the way that you treat people, not about the things you say or buy for them. It’s about respecting them and enjoying being with them. It’s not about needing them but wanting to be with them.” Jason Liebel “Don’t take it all so seriously. <strong>The</strong>re’s a lot of life to live. Just go out and live it.” “DON’T! DO NOT! Buddha, in essence said, there is nothing good in women. Ladies, gentlemen will break your heart. Gentlemen, ladies will break your heart. And this is coming from a man that’s been married twice, but I love my wife. My current wife.” photos taken by Grace Duckworth Drake Kennedy (10), and his cats Hagus, and Noah. “<strong>The</strong>y do whatever they want, wheather you wan’t them to or not.” Amara Bottlesom (11) loves her cat, 18 Laurie Cooke Montez Akula. Akula loves to sit on Bottlesom’s lap, preventing her from doing homework or from completing her artwork. 19