The Dakota Planet

How to help the community during the holidays

Emily Cagle

December 14, 2018

Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The holidays are coming up very soon and this is a time of year where families get together and bond. They bond through traditions, feasts, gifts and much more. While most family's are lucky to do this, there are some family's...

The FREE Solution To Any Students Needs Is Where?

Samantha Vasseur, Managing Editor

December 12, 2018

Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Looking for a jacket, a homecoming dress, or even a new binder? Good thing you're a Dakota student cause we have the FREE solution for you! Mrs. McPharlin in room 238 has a closet specifically designed for all your random...

The Question of Wisdom


December 11, 2018

Filed under Features

The Question of Wisdom   Those who speak with wisdom, are they wise or not?  To preach of peace, yet to covet violence.  Are all wise or are all unwise?  Is their wisdom in ignorance?  Is their wisdom in intelligence?  Is it better to know all or to know nothing?  Is wisdom a burden, for few li...

Holiday Gift Guide

Alyssa Taugher, Feature Editor

December 6, 2018

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Shopping for the holidays can definitely a stressful thing most of us have to do, especially when you have no idea what someone will like or get good use out of. It is always nice to have some guidance with things like this:   Best gift id...

13 Things Every Messy Person Needs To Put On Their Christmas List Right Now

Samantha Vasseur, Managing Editor

November 15, 2018

Filed under Features

This will instantly make you 20% less of a hot mess.     Click here!    And don't forget to check out my other "Things You Need" article....

Two Ends of the Spectrum: Teaching

Jillian Clonan, Feature Editor

November 9, 2018

Filed under Features

Teaching can be a challenging job that takes a lot of dedication and hard work to be successful in. To hear some insights about teaching I interviewed two teachers here at Dakota, one who is new and one who has worked here for...

Motivational Quote of the Week

Taylor Mitchell, Social Media and News Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Features

Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17th, 1706 and died on April 17th, 1790 where more than 24,000 people attended his funeral. Franklin was the tenth child of seventeen. He began writing for the Boston newspaper when...

Guest Column: Defining Leadership

Jamal Chubb, Guest Columnist

October 31, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinion & Editorial

Leadership nowadays is often mistaken as a person who takes charge of a large group of people and leads them to success. Although some of this can be true, there is more to leadership than what people usually expect. Defining...

Guest Column: A Guide to Leadership

Olivia Zueski, Guest Columnist

October 31, 2018

Filed under Features

Leadership is the action of leading a group of people or an organization. You can be a leader of yourself or others around you. Being a leader includes having the characteristics like honesty, confidence, communication, dedication,...

Guest Column: Motivating Leadership

Joe Jaster, Guest Columnist

October 30, 2018

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Whether you believe it or not, you are more than capable of being a leader who can inspire and bring out the best in the people you interact with. Being a leader is not quite as difficult or as intimidating as the media or people...

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