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Blood Drive

by S. Hunt On Friday, May 10, 2019, the Sibley-Ocheyedan Future Farmers of America (FFA) will host a blood drive in the high school gymnasium beginning at 8 am and ending at 3 pm, with one dinner break. The event is part of the Community Blood Bank drive. In order to be eligible to donate, individuals must be at least …

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Technology Time

by S. Jansma Do students really know how much time they spend staring at a screen or using technology? Well, according to Pew Research Center, teens spend an average of nine hours a day online in some form, compared to roughly six hours for those aged eight to 12, and 50 minutes for kids between 0 and eight. A startling …

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MR. SCHULLER SELECTED FOR NFHS NATIONAL SPEECH AWARD

Mr. BJ Schuller, Sibley-Ocheyedan High School, in Sibley, has been selected by the National Federation of State High School Associations to receive the National Federation State Speech, Debate, and Theatre Award for the nation. There are only 12 recipients of the State award in the United States this year. Mr. Schuller was selected as a State recipient from recommendations made …

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Children and Technology

by S. Hunt Technology has developed at a staggering pace over the past few years. The first “smartphone” did not appear in the hands of the general public until 1995 – a mere 25 years ago. Technology has now replaced the way human beings live. How many times do you check your phone a day? Well, according to nypost.com, the …