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Was Spirit Week Rigged

Was Spirit Week Rigged

Luke Twomey

January 16, 2020

Perhaps the most memorable ending of spirit week was lead by none other than the beloved senior class, who capped off the eventful week by walking out of the gym. Every class is remembered for something; for some, it's raising a lot of money, and for others, it's having a funny senior prank. This senio...

North Shore Young Writers Conference

North Shore Young Writers Conference

Cooper Blatz

January 9, 2020

If you love to write creatively, then you may be interested in an upcoming workshop. This an opportunity to become a stronger writer of stories, poems, etc. The North Shore Young Writers Conference is holding a workshop for intensive writing and sharing inspirational readings. Three local award-winning write...

Enthusiasm or Extremism: Has Spirit Week Gone Too Far?

Enthusiasm or Extremism: Has Spirit Week Gone Too Far?

Kate Riccio and Jordan Reader

December 20, 2019

When asking what part of the school year is your favorite, most students would quickly answer spirit week. The five days kick off the holiday season with friendly competitions, fun dress days, and popular after-school activities. When walking through the hallways during spirit week, one sees the explosive...

Do Early Action and Early Decision Truly Matter?

Do Early Action and Early Decision Truly Matter?

Emilio Ponce

December 13, 2019

The early part of the school year can certainly be a stressful and hectic one, especially for upperclassmen who wish to go to college. Many seniors across the country are working on their application and trying to determine whether early decision, early action, or regular decision if right for them.  Howev...

Vaping, Tardies and Community Service: What you should know.

Vaping, Tardies and Community Service: What you should know.

Audrey Wang, Grace Holladay, and Luke Twomey

December 13, 2019

This year, there were three significant changes made to the High School handbook.  The changes revolved around tardiness, community service, and vaping.  At the beginning of 2019, an email regarding the student handbook was sent to all the students attending school within the district. However, a p...

Where Does One Learn About Childhood Development or Cooking Nowadays?

Where Does One Learn About Childhood Development or Cooking Nowadays?

Audrey Wang, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Many students today might have once faced a dilemma like this: Their parents are out for dinner but forgot to leave money for pizza. Teens find themselves asking the question: What do I do? In the 1970s, this was not a question; students felt confident in their cooking abilities because of a class ...

Are Robots Taking Over the World?

Are Robots Taking Over the World?

Cooper Blatz

November 21, 2019

Are robots taking over the world? Robotics Club advisor Mr. Shippen, says, “Yes, given enough time robots will replace almost every job. Maybe not in the immediate future, but eventually.” This club meets after school every Tuesday in room 202, and everyday during build season (January 4th to ...

Dress up and Dress Down Days of Spirit Week

Dress up and Dress Down Days of Spirit Week

Audrey Fusco

November 18, 2019

As Thanksgiving approaches, so does Spirit Week and this year the school couldn’t be more excited. If you are curious about the schedule and want to know what you should get to have the most school spirit, this article is here to help you. Thursday, November 21, 2019: America Day America Day is the perfect day t...

The future of STEM

The future of STEM

Alison Campbell and Audrey Wang

June 13, 2019

Are you interested in science, technology, engineering, or math? There are over seventy careers connected to the STEM field, which means that the world is in need of students who are interested in science, technology, engineering, or math. Are you interested in finding ways to incorporate what you ar...

Service for heart

Service for heart

Lisette Leonard, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

    More often than not students want to engage and make a change within their community. We see many examples of this in student-led protests in the press today, such as the Parkland students who have used their voices and courage to push for gun reform and progress within in our soci...

Travel Journal: My Trip to Peru!

Travel Journal: My Trip to Peru!

Erica Luo, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

Day 1 Lima Today was our first full day in Peru! Surprisingly, I woke up on time even though I only got about 4 hours of sleep. At breakfast, there were these small round things that tasted really good. They looked like hash browns, but I’m not sure what they were made out of. Maybe potato? The o...

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