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Essays

Jack Montgomery: Mass Shootings - Is Gun Control the Answer?
Feb 07, 2018

Mass Shootings - Is Gun Control the Answer? In the wake of several devastating mass shootings, as well as countless smaller incidents, this question is being asked a lot. It was one of the topics for the 2018 LVHS speech contest, and this is the full text of Jack Montgomery's speech on that prompt. For a contrasting viewpoint, be sure to read Karlina Mosher's speech on gun control.


Karlina Mosher: Mass Shootings - Is Gun Control the Answer?
Feb 07, 2018

Mass Shootings - Is Gun Control the Answer? In the wake of several devastating mass shootings, as well as countless smaller incidents, this question is being asked a lot. It was one of the topics for the 2018 LVHS speech contest, and this is the full text of Karlina Mosher's speech on that prompt. For a contrasting viewpoint, be sure to read Jack Montgomery's speech on gun control.


Rosalie Burch: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
Jan 31, 2018

Have smartphones destroyed a generation? This provocative question was one of the topics for the 2018 LVHS Speech Contest. This is the full text of Rosalie Burch's speech on the impacts of smartphones on society.


People V. Nature - Mary Austin Fifth Place 2017
Nov 02, 2017

This essay by Ben Trefry won fifth place in the 2017 Mary Austin writing contest, arguing that the best parts of the Sierra Nevada mountains are the least-traveled, from the perspective of an avid cross-country hiker who prefers to stay off the trail.


The Unexplored - Mary Austin First Place 2017
Oct 30, 2017

Winning first place in the Mary Austin writing contest, this essay by Caelen McQuilkin explores what it means to be in nature, and how a memorable experience climbing Volunteer Peak has left a lasting impression on the author's life.


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