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Students participate in special education inclusion talent show

Students participate in special education inclusion talent show

Emma Manzo, Reporter

October 26, 2019

Jeremy Wiebenga held the 2nd annual special education inclusion talent show during third hour on Oct. 18. The audience was enthusiastic and supportive; they cheered, clapped, even waved 10 signs. The performances ranged from dancing and singing to comedy and an artwork display. “It was super cute,...

New “Star Wars” trailer signfies epic ending to series

New “Star Wars” trailer signfies epic ending to series

Nick Twa, Reporter

October 24, 2019

Well Star Wars fans, this is the beginning of the end. The Rise of Skywalker, the ninth movie in the Star Wars saga, has just released its final trailer for the movie that comes out on December 20. And it does not disappoint.  The trailer starts out with a heart-racing scene with Rey (Daisy Ridley) r...

Choir hosts first concert of the school year

Choir hosts first concert of the school year

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

October 17, 2019

What Happened: Choir had its first concert on Monday at the high school in the Performing Arts Center. Each choir took turns performing a couple of songs and then returning to the audience to watch the other choirs. They started the concert off with the song "Your Soul is Song". Also, "I Sing Because I...

Fathers of girls volleyball team recreate promotion poster, go viral

Fathers of girls volleyball team recreate promotion poster, go viral

Morgan Womack, Life Editor

September 17, 2019

A group of supportive fathers met in secret to recreate their daughters’ volleyball team photo, but  little did they know it would spike such a huge hit on social media.   The idea came into fruition during the Battle on the Boardwalk tournament when one of the dads made a joke about mak...

Starbucks mango dragon fruit refresher will grow on you

Starbucks mango dragon fruit refresher will grow on you

Mercedes Mancilla, reporter

September 17, 2019

After a dozen photos and a car ride home, the inevitable had come. I had to take a sip of that bright fluorescent pink drink.  The mango dragon fruit Starbucks refresher.  I’ll have to admit the scent was tempting; a powerful fruity odor was emitting from that green straw. Purple chunks of ...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

Nick Twa, Reporter

May 6, 2019

If there was one word to sum up Avengers: Endgame, it would be WOW. Just when you thought Infinity War raised the bar, Endgame completely blew it out of the water. There will be no intentional spoilers as I’m sure a lot still haven’t seen it, although there may be parts of Infinity War in this r...

Vampire Diaries a literature dream come true

Vampire Diaries a literature dream come true

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

March 28, 2019

Vampire Academy is a literature dream. Through every jaw dropping action scene, witty remark and flawed perfection of the two love interests, this book is nothing similar to other fictitious romances I have read before. It’s a stunning realistic take on what it’s like to be a strong woman. This ...

Top 5 funniest Super Bowl LIII commercials

Top 5 funniest Super Bowl LIII commercials

Sam Woiteshek, Reporter

February 4, 2019

Bubly: “Bubly vs. Buble” Michael Buble stars in the sparkling water ad, as he tries to play off the company name as if it were his own. He finds himself distraught that the brand is not pronounced like his last name. Buble wittingly mocks a grocery store worker named “Dave” and even ...

Super Bowl LIII halftime show as disappointing as the game itself

Super Bowl LIII halftime show as disappointing as the game itself

Nick Twa, Reporter

February 4, 2019

It’s widely believed that the halftime show for the big game is one of the best performances for music of the year. Glamorous displays of fireworks and the most popular artists of the time come together to fill a treasured thirty minute time slot. This year’s halftime show, however, is the complete opposite. ...

Avengers: Endgame trailer continues the suspense from Infinity War

Avengers: Endgame trailer continues the suspense from Infinity War
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Nick Twa, Reporter

December 13, 2018

So… that happened. That was what I thought when I finished watching the Avengers: Endgame trailer. Sure, all trailers are meant to get you excited for the movie. But this trailer took it to another level. The suspense that was left from Avengers: Infinity War was honed in when Marvel decided to c...

British crime show “Bodyguard” will make you wish you had security

British crime show “Bodyguard” will make you wish you had security

Sophia Jaeger, Arts Editor

November 29, 2018

A quiet kind of intensity radiates throughout the British crime show “Bodyguard”. With a plot centered around terrorist threats in the UK, the show reaches into the actual fears of terrorism we face in today's society, allowing real emotion to build in fictional circumstances. Each episode is filled with slo...

Starbucks holiday hiccup

Starbucks holiday hiccup

Mercedes Mancilla, reporter

November 28, 2018

As the seasons change, so does Starbucks’ seasonal drinks. Every year the winter season drinks are the star of winter. Forget the Pumpkin Spice Latte, peppermint and white chocolate are taking over. The newest drink spoke to me instantly, a Toasted White Chocolate Mocha. At first I thought it s...