White Station Scroll

A publication by the students, about the students, and for the students of White Station High School

A publication by the students, about the students, and for the students of White Station High School

White Station Scroll

A publication by the students, about the students, and for the students of White Station High School

White Station Scroll

Students wear pajama pants for multiple reasons. Some reasons include its comfort, style and simplicity.

Pajama pants culture becomes prominent

Aashrita Marpadaga, Online Editor April 4, 2024

If comfort is life then life will be comfortable. This is a basic conjecture many teenagers use to make one of the heaviest decisions a high schooler can make: choosing what to wear to school. Pajama...

Procrastinating homework is delaying or postponing completing the assignment. Despite the amount of homework that ends up accumulating due to procrastination, students may end up procrastinating because of stress or lack of energy due to excessive commitments outside of school.

Homework: is it necessarily a necessity?

Ellen Tan, Layout Team April 2, 2024

Among the endless stacks of assignments from different classes under a dimly lit desk lamp sits a stressed student. The stress that many students encounter during the school year has sparked an ongoing...

Both Amy Yu (10) and Amy Zhang (11) are new to tutoring, only starting in the last two years. However, in both cases they had students improve their grades.

Students tutoring fellow students

Megan Shipp, Viewpoint March 22, 2024

Students of all ages will need help with their schoolwork. Who they choose to assist them is what varies, their either parents, paid tutors, teachers or even students. Student tutors are indispensable...

Apple came out with another form of wireless earbuds called Beats. Beats quickly became popular for a few years due to social media influence, expert marketing and a wide variety of models and colors.

A listening battle: earphones vs. wireless earbuds vs. headphones

Aashrita Marpadaga, Online Editor March 22, 2024

Earphones, earbuds, AirPods and headphones have been a staple in many people’s lifestyles for the past few years. From their sleek style to their amazing sound quality, these products have been popular...

Generation Z, or simply Gen Z, is defined as the generation that grew up in a digital age, with technology and social media playing an integral part in their lives. The incorporation of technology has the potential to transform the workplace for both employers and employees.

Entering the battlefield with a different perspective

Ellen Tan, Layout Team March 22, 2024

Whether it is to wear a white coat as a doctor, dazzle under the spotlight as a pop singer or sit in a three-walled cubicle of a corporate nine-to-five job, many envision different lives for themselves...

Some social media apps encourage users to limit their screen time or take regular breaks from content intake. Many people wanting to reduce the time they spend on their phone make the effort to set these screen time limits for social media, gaming, and other non-productive apps.

Taking a break from scrolling

Chitkala Alli, Managing Editor March 22, 2024

Do you ever find yourself scrolling for what seems like only ten minutes, and then you glance at the time and it’s already been an hour? With the emergence of faster paced content due to social media...

(Left to right, top to bottom) Lena Zeng (12), Yidan Zeng and Lily Zeng celebrate Lena’s second birthday. Lily and Yidan are both older than Lena, three years and 13 years respectively.

To all of the siblings I’ve loved before

Ellen Tan, Layout Team February 12, 2024

Many older siblings have been by their younger siblings’ side since the moment the younger sibling opened their eyes. Whether it was to witness their first step, their first day of school or even their...

The notorious Drunk Elephant was deemed as one of 2023’s most trendy beauty/skincare lines. Their products are loved due to their cute packaging and ingredient selection

Sephora is under attack … by 10 year olds?

Aashrita Marpadaga, Online Editor February 8, 2024

“It’s so preppy in here!” marked the start of the Internet’s humor war against, some might say, the professional invaders, expert intimidators and successful conquerors of Sephora. The weapons...

AAVE or African American Vernacular English describes a dialect of American English that is primarily spoken by African American and Black communities in the United States. However, those that use AAVE often face the stereotype of being uneducated or dumb.

AAVE vs blaccent; A debate on cultural appropriation

Shania Moore, Layout Lead January 9, 2024

High school hallways echo not only with the shuffling of textbooks, but also with diverse language—each sentence exhibits an aspect of identity and culture. African American Vernacular English (AAVE)...

A study from Northwestern University sampled American adults from 2006 to 2018 and 2011 to 2018 and found that the Flynn effect was reversed. The steepest trends where the IQ, or intelligence quotient, decreased occurred for people aged 18-22 and with lower levels of education.

Coming back from the pandemic: the effects of online learning

Ellen Tan, Layout Team December 14, 2023

In academic settings, the intelligence quotient (IQ) has been used to determine things like whether or not a student would need more or less help with completing schoolwork or what classes a student should...

The East parking lot has been transformed into a parent drop-off zone. Parents are guided by Mr. Bowen and Sergeant Boyd through the two outer lanes of the lot, most stopping near the East gym to let their students out.

Opinions on new student parking regulations

Shania Moore, Layout Lead December 14, 2023

During the 2022-2023 school year, students had the freedom to choose exactly where they wanted to park — based on factors such as proximity to first period and where their friends were parking. Now that...

A blocked page warning shown on a Memphis Shelby County School’s devices because it involves sexual education. The blocked website gives information about teen birth rates from a recognized source about sexual health.

Destigmatizing teen pregnancy

Megan Shipp, Viewpoint Team Leader December 14, 2023

Teen pregnancy is always a highly debated topic, but why? There is always a vocal critic of teen pregnancy and how it happens, yet in many schools, safe sex practices are still not taught—or not taught...

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