4 minute passing period isn’t enough time

Lourdes Segura, staff reporter

May 23, 2017

In Dobie Jr. High the staff has made the passing periods three to four minutes long. The principals thought because we stand around in the halls we don't need all five minutes to go to class to class. Well they are wrong. Students...

Dobie students, sleep experts say teens need more sleep

Lourdes Segura, Michael Martinez, and Kara Posey

February 22, 2017

The average amount of sleep a teenager needs to get is 9 ½ hours, but these days most teenagers get 5 to 6 hours of sleep due to staying up on their phones and watching TV. Study shows that a teenagers brain doesn’t fully function...