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Fall pep assembly gives students chance to be recognized for sports

Fall pep assembly gives students chance to be recognized for sports

Addie Braun, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2018


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Band music sounded as students of all grades entered the gym. Moving to their assigned sections, excitement bubbled in the air around those supporting the cheerleaders. “This pep assembly was my favorite one because I’m a senior and I feel like I’ve been looking forward to this since my freshman...

Senior spends summer at basic training; misses many days of school

Senior spends summer at basic training; misses many days of school

Scout Perryman, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2018


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At the end of his junior year, senior Spencer Wittkorn left for Fort Benning, Georgia as a young man. On what was supposed to be his first week and a half of school, Wittkorn came back a soldier. Wittkorn’s whole dynamic was switched up when he arrived at Fort Benning for basic training. It was...

Eight students to take AP exams in May

Eight students to take AP exams in May

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

May 8, 2018


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According to jccc.edu, the Advanced Placement (AP) program has been helping students develop their brains for 40 years. Juniors and seniors working to earn themselves college credit, have the opportunity to take the exams in May. This year, only eight students are taking them in the community. Those...

StuCo app allows students to cash out points for different prizes

StuCo app allows students to cash out points for different prizes

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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StuCo released their app “SuperFan” a few months ago. Students are able to earn points by checking into various school events. Some events are worth more points than others. For example, an orchestra concert is worth more points than a soccer game. The release of the app caused some problems,...

Chamber Singers excited for Dinner Show

Chamber Singers excited for Dinner Show

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Every year the Chamber Singers have the opportunity to put on a show for the community made up of several group songs, solos and duets. Senior Madison Karlin said hours of hard work go into a show. In addition to rehearsing during class time, Chamber Singers have rehearsal every morning at 7:20 a.m.,...

13 questions with junior Alex Indina

13 questions with junior Alex Indina

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Junior Alex Indina is a foreign exchange student from Germany. She wanted to come to America, because she believes travel is the best form of education and that it would be a life changing experience. What made you want to become a foreign exchange student? “I love to travel and meet new people...

Senior Night one of many lasts for seniors

Senior Night one of many lasts for seniors

MacKenzie Fagan, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018


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Seniors experienced a lot of lasts this school year—last first day, last morning practice, etc. Along with the lasts, they get a special night in a sport. Senior nights are a night set off to honor the seniors on their season and school year. The senior nights are typically held on the last home...

2013 graduate Delphine Burns pursues careers in journalism, advocacy

2013 graduate Delphine Burns pursues careers in journalism, advocacy

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018


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During her high school years, 2013 graduate Delphine Burns was an editor of “The Guidon,” a Chamber Singer and president of the Gay-Straight Alliance. Burns often made an effort to engage herself in political and social activism as a teenager—a theme that has remained present throughout her life. Burns...

High school students work for local businesses after school hours

High school students work for local businesses after school hours

Madison Weber and Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporters

April 25, 2018


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Encouraged by the thought of being able to spend money on items without necessity, high school students may decide to get a job. However, the easiest job to get could be from your parents. Sophomore Avery Jones has begun working with her father at his office, Cedar Lodge Dental. She works over...

Juniors place in top 16 at International Career Development Conference

Juniors place in top 16 at International Career Development Conference

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

April 25, 2018


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The DECA chapter traveled to Atlanta to compete in the International Career Development Conference on Saturday, April 21. Along with traveling on Saturday, the members attended opening ceremonies where they were given the chance to converse with the 19,000 other DECA members from all over the world...

Sports, clubs, work monopolize student after school time; participation gives students experience for future

Sports, clubs, work monopolize student after school time; participation gives students experience for future

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

April 25, 2018


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The bell rings. High schoolers file out into the hallways, all pushing their way to the large metal doors, so they can escape the building they spent over a third of their day in. “I’m so happy the day is over,” junior Sydney Winter said. “I’m going to drink a snoball, take a nap and watch...

Junior encounters great life experience over spring break

Junior encounters great life experience over spring break

Madison Weber, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018


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High school can be the perfect time to have different life experiences and explore opportunities. Participating in different activities in high school can prepare a student for life after graduation. Over spring break, junior Scout Perryman got to experience something he considers an amazing opportunity...

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