Friday, Aug 01, 2014

Emily Little

Friends, life lessons forged at conference

Last week, I wrote about my experience in Washington D.C. visiting the historical sites. While that was extremely fun, the real purpose of the week was the actual leadership conference I was attending. I was blessed with the opportunity to attend the...
Published: 07/30/14

Washington, D.C. is worth the visit

Since middle school, history has always been one of my favorite subjects. I have always found learning about the past extremely interesting. Whether it is learning about ancient wars or the fight for American freedom, I have always enjoyed learning a...
Published: 07/23/14

Everyone remembers their first car

Upon turning 16, some kids are lucky enough to get a car. While I am blessed to be one of those kids, it was not a surprise like it is for most. I learned to drive with my dad’s car, and the plan was for it to eventually become my car. I enjoy...
Published: 07/16/14

Packing for trips always causes stress

One of my favorite things in life is traveling. I live for vacations, not for the sake of relaxation but rather getting to explore new places. However, if I could skip over the packing aspect of traveling I would be as happy as a clam....
Published: 07/09/14

Getting a driver’s license changes everything

When I first began learning to drive, I absolutely hated it. I constantly felt like I was about to run a red light, hit a dog, or run into a pole. After having my learner’s permit for a few months, I started adjusting to driving relatively wel...
Updated: 1 months ago

Cleaning the bedroom seems tough, but isn’t

When it comes to most aspects of my life, I’m pretty hyper-organized. I color code my agenda, my school binders, and even my notes in class. Unfortunately, when it comes to my room, I’m quite the opposite. ...
Updated: 1 months ago

A lot happens in a year

This month marks my one-year anniversary of writing this column. It seems crazy that it was an entire year ago that I received the wonderful phone call from my editor Mr. Hensley telling me I had gotten the job.
Updated: 1 months ago

Less testing pressure would help students

No one is a fan of standardized testing. From parents, to teachers, to students, it seems that everyone has an unpleasant attitude towards them. A tremendous amount of pressure is put on students to not only perform well on these tests, but to outper...
Updated: 1 months ago

Reality TV shows are here to stay

TV is a fixture in most households. Whether it is watching the news each evening or the newest hit crime drama each week, it is undeniable that TV shows are an aspect of our daily lives.
Updated: 1 months ago

Youth achievements preserved thanks to group’s efforts

Whenever I attend community events in Highlands County, I normally see many familiar faces. However, there is one particular group of faces I see consistently – those who work with Mountain Top Productions. Mountain Top is an organization that...
Updated: 2 months ago

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