Valentine’s Day: The Single Life

Candy hearts, red roses, and giant teddy bears all symbolize a time of year all couples look forward to: Valentine’s Day. With this holiday also brings out the bitter side of single people. “I think the main reason most people are mad [about Valentine’s Day] is because observing those emotions reminds them that they’re alone […]

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Earth Day Celebration: How do we help our planet?

Students ponder how we could be preserving our world and how they used to celebrate Earth Day this past Friday.

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Hasbro leaves out Rey from new ‘Force Awakens’ toys

Hasbro’s new Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys have stirred a controversy when they didn’t include the main female lead, Rey, with any of their toys.

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The Music Man: Musical goes Animal

Not every person in the musical shared the same feeling about featuring animals in the production, but Mr. Matt Woodward (choir director) was glad to bring his dog Pickles on stage and sophomore Grace Freeman (Gracie Shinn) was excited to borrow a pony from the barn where she rides horses. “I did [enjoy bringing my dog on set] I think its […]

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There’s a team behind the rank

The school tennis team won fourth in the district this season. While anyone can know the score, it’s a different matter when it comes to actually knowing the team and its members. “[Playing is] gratifying,” junior Ryan Herlich said. “It’s fun to play with my teammates and it’s fun to encourage them and be encouraged […]

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review

This year coincidently marks the 10 year anniversary of the original Sam Raimi Spider-Man 2. So much has changed since then: the effects are better, the actors are (arguably) better, and the story is much more compelling.  But with the good comes the bad. Sony once again makes the mistake of having too many villains, a […]

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Offbeat Bites: Kalamata Quick Bread

Chef’s note: This lovely bread is made without yeast, meaning that you can whip it up in no time. Though olives are known for their briny flavor, they mellow out when baked. This bread is heavily inspired by Mediterranean flavors, and makes a great accompaniment to a Mediterranean meal but can alo double as a […]

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Offbeat Bites: Peanut Butter Granola Squares

Chef’s note: These small granola bites are soft, chewy, and bring the classic combination of peanut butter and jelly to mind. Though they’re not exactly healthy for you, they’re mighty tasty, and they make the perfect treat to pass around class. For a version that is purely PB&J, click here. Check out another salty-sweet recipe […]

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#TBT: 9 High School Movies

Prom is Saturday, and that means an Instagram feed flooded with pretty dresses. Soccer is in the playoffs, which means a packed twitter time line hyped on school spirit. High school has never felt more, well, high school-y.  There’s no better way to unwind after this huge week than with a movie marathon based on what […]

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Trigonometry May Win Students Cash

It is not uncommon for a student to disrupt class and ask when they will apply the current learning material in their life. Normally, teachers either have the answer to this question or they use the cliched ‘because it’s in the curriculum’, but Saturday Apr. 12 the annual competition Trig Star is where students can […]

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