The Bucs' Blade

A student gets her temperature checked amidst the rise and fall of COVID-19 cases.
Community still feels need for precautions despite decrease in cases
Sydney Kroll, Reporter • March 11, 2022

We are all familiar with the smell of urgent cares and the feeling of COVID-19 tests tickling your sinuses. Overhearing your peers and local...

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People should continue to wear masks in school until COVID-19 is under control
People should continue to wear masks in school until COVID-19 is under control
Addy Vargo, Reporter • March 11, 2022

Take a gander down the halls. The students walking down them wear disposable masks, blue and pink alike, or cloth ones, be it in black or...

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TESTING: All spring sport athletes must complete weekly COVID-19 testing.
Spring sports to hold COVID-19 weekly testing
Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor • March 31, 2021

All spring sports are now required to have COVID-19 testing done every Sunday starting Apr. 11. Different sports will have a certain time to...

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AT THE BOARD: a community member addressed the board of education on May 9 about inappropriate material.
Clash over library content continues
Addy Vargo, Reporter • May 24, 2022

Written language was invented roughly five and a half thousand years ago, the first book written somewhere...

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Class of 2022 commencement ceremony
Class of 2022 commencement ceremony
Misgana Deur, Life Editor • May 24, 2022

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ADDRESSING THE BOARD: a Restoring Ottawa members shares their grievances with the Board of Education at the May 9 meeting.
CRT controversy goes local
Addy Vargo, Reporter • May 24, 2022

Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin won election last fall, in part due to promises to ban critical race...

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Senior Sammy Ritter picks out handbags at local Goodwill.
Old made new again
Violet Kemperman, Reporter • May 25, 2022

Thrifted clothing has become a lot more popular amongst teens, but you don’t usually hear of the students...

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Senior, Cambelle Cleveland, puts on an impeccable performance of Juliet.
Q&A With Cambelle Cleveland
Lei Murphy, Reporter • May 24, 2022

Senior, Campbell Cleveland, who you might know as Juliet Capulet in our last school play, has been doing...

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AT THE BOARD: a community member addressed the board of education on May 9 about inappropriate material.
Clash over library content continues
Addy Vargo, Reporter • May 24, 2022

Written language was invented roughly five and a half thousand years ago, the first book written somewhere...

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Doctor Strange Satisfies
Sydney Kroll, Reporter • May 25, 2022

*Spoiler Warning Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. The long-awaited continuation of Doctor Strange’s story is finally here....

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Morbius lacks flow
Sydney Kroll, Reporter • May 25, 2022

*Spoiler Warning* The word “mid” might have been a term you saw floating around the internet when Marvel’s Morbius was released in early...

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Advice From a Suicide Survivor
Lei Murphy, Reporter • May 24, 2022

I’ve always struggled with my mental health. I didn’t get professionally diagnosed with mental illnesses until I was older, but looking back...

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Junior Carson Thomas prepares to throw his frisbee at Disc Golf Club.
Disc Golf Club on par to stick around for years to come
Sarah Mayer, News Editor • May 1, 2022

As warmer temperatures approach and going outside becomes a little more bearable, the Disc Golf Club...

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Swimmers line up before diving in and get ready to start the competition.
Boys swim and dive paddles to states
Violet Kemperman, Reporter • March 11, 2022

Boys swimming and diving made a splash at the conference and plan to paddle their way to states. Seniors...

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STRENGTH IN NUMBERS: Large turn out of fans at the senior night game for both Buc teams. They wore neon to support Give and Glow. (photo by Emily Walcott)
Supportive Student Section
Caden Buller, Reporter • March 11, 2022

The bustling gyms, the crazy themes, the chants and all the works the student section place in to support...

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