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The student news site of Cedarburg High School

Common Sense

The student news site of Cedarburg High School

Common Sense


Research has shown the use of scial media negatively impacts the social, mental and physical health of younger children.

Social media use among young children is not healthy

Emily Freymuth, Reporter
May 24, 2024

Parents are faced with many challenging decisions when raising their children. Sometimes the right answer may not be clear. It seems like the age when children are allowed to use social media becomes younger...

Seniors share prophecies, memories, post-graduation plans

Seniors share prophecies, memories, post-graduation plans

Sabina Luzney, Editor
May 23, 2024

In ten years, I will be... Margeaux Dunstone: "graduated from UW-Green Bay with a business degree." Jack Bannenberg: "filming Hockey for the Admirals." Emily Hoepfner: "a teacher." Elena Evans: "traveling...

Ida (junior Josie Witte) watches in surprise as Ugly (freshman Marissa Jacoby) hatches from his egg. 

All photos are courtesy of Deni Storm Photography.

Honk!: a quackin’ good show

Ellie Lisiecki and Elise Lenhart
Feb 23, 2024

Taking a bedtime story to the stage, “Honk!” is a heartwarming tale with a message of not defining a person’s (or bird’s) worth by their appearance. When mother duck Ida’s (junior Josie...

Odysseus (junior Sam Neill) kills a suitor (senior Sarah Gleed) in The Odyssey: A Play. Reference photo credit to Deni Storm. Drawn by Ellie Lisiecki.

Cast, crew of fall play display ‘bold scenes, stellar acting’

Ellie Lisiecki and Elise Lenhart
Nov 20, 2023

This month's performances of “The Odyssey: A Play” were chock-full of bold scenes and stellar acting.  Directed by English teacher Kristen Mickie, the show follows Odysseus (junior Sam Neill),...

letters to the editor

Nov 19, 2023

Common Sense is published by students and Cedarburg High School, W68 N611 Evergreen Blvd., Cedarburg, WI 53012. Letters to the editors must be signed and may be sent to [email protected]...

The Electoral College: It Has Got to Go

Aidan Roberts, writer
Feb 27, 2023

Many of the systems of the United States government in place today were a result of great debate by the founding fathers. Our bicameral legislature shows how they came together to make sure the states...

Avocados deserve to retain their popularity

Sabrina Borg, writer
Feb 13, 2023

Do you remember when avocados were in their heyday? Avocado toast was hip. Avocados were popular online and among health nuts and influencers alike. The “free-shavacado” Vine-meme from 2016 can...

Health Benefits of Tea

Tessa Tolomeo, writer
Feb 13, 2023

Drinking tea has been around for centuries, since 2700 B.C. Whether for medical use or pure enjoyment, tea is very common and has many properties that can improve health and wellbeing when consumed...

Journalism class opinions

Feb 12, 2023

Opinion pieces in wellness, education, fashion and national issues written by Journalism students will be added regularly.

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