The Jetstream Journal

Sincerely, Let’s Find a Compromise

Kenzie Weller, Senior Managing Editor

February 15, 2015

Filed under Columns, Editorial

Update: An official PARCC testing schedule has been released in which our Academy time has been removed, and thus only cutting 5 minutes from our third and fourth blocks. However, many of the points I make still stand and I've dec...

For What We’re Worth

Kenzie Weller, Senior Managing Editor

January 15, 2015

Filed under Columns, Editorial

Each year, the Boettcher Foundation grants 40 scholarships to eligible, graduating Coloradan seniors, which each provide full-ride tuition to any Colorado state college. This year, Air Academy’s class of 2015 contains five Boe...

I’m Dreaming… Of a Racially Ambiguous Holiday

Kenzie Weller, Senior Managing Editor

December 15, 2014

Filed under Columns, Editorial

Merry Christmas! No, wait. Happy Chanukah? Excuse me. “Happy Holidays.” Have a great “winter break,” not Christmas break, I assure you. In any influential position, whether it’s the Editor-in-Chief of a paper such as mys...

Everybody Has A Price

Kenzie Weller, Senior Managing Editor

November 15, 2014

Filed under Columns, Editorial

Applying to college is a "struggle," to say the least. Seniors, I’m sure there are many of you out there who can relate to my pain. Considering I’m in the thick of this process currently, this is an issue weighing on my mind...

Farewell

Cody Maynard, Senior Managing Editor

May 14, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Uncategorized

This past year I have had the wonderful opportunity to work with a team of student writers to create a very special newspaper. Many looking from the outside might not identify our newspaper as “exceptional,” but behind the scenes one can s...

Death to Political Parties

Cody Maynard, Senior Managing Editor

April 14, 2014

Filed under Columns, Editorial, Uncategorized

Left vs. Right is harmful to our society. The Founding Fathers hated political parties because parties create “factions of people.” Nevertheless, we have adopted the political party system in attempts to widen candidates' ba...

Sneak Peek: Students’ Reform Proposal

Cody Maynard, Senior Managing Editor

March 14, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Uncategorized

In the past month I have gotten together a team of students to help work on an Education Reform Proposal. The following is just my section: Student Evaluations (and a little bit of Teacher Evaluations.) Please note that ...

Gun Control

Cody Maynard, Senior Managing Editor

February 15, 2014

Filed under Columns, Editorial, Uncategorized

Gun rights are always a touchy subject because people have this distinct obsession with dangerous things that make them feel powerful.  Arguments I often hear include: “Well, it’s my 2nd Amendment right…….it’s in the consti...

Negative Action

Cody Maynard, Senior Managing Editor

January 15, 2014

Filed under Columns, Editorial, Uncategorized

Every month I get the opportunity of choosing a topic on which I write my editorial. For the most part I try to stay away from the more controversial areas, such as rights, race, and sex; however, I find this topic very intriguin...

AP vs. IB

Cody Maynard, Senior Managing Editor

December 15, 2013

Filed under Columns, Editorial, Uncategorized

AAHS is renowned for its phenomenal Advanced Placement classes; however, we do not participate in the International Baccalaureate program. Few of us even know what the International Baccalaureate, or IB program, really is, unless...

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