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High School Musical the Musical the Series is the greatest spin off to childhood favorite High School Musical

High School Musical the Musical the Series is the greatest spin off to childhood favorite High School Musical

Sophia Jaeger, Feature Editor

January 16, 2020

I was scrolling through Instagram when I first learned of “High School Musical the Musical Series”, and I was furious at the notion they were recreating the movie series that defined my childhood.  Disney has a tendency to take the things I love, turn them into trashy spin-offs and completely...

The Rise of Skywalker a satisfying end to the three year saga

The Rise of Skywalker a satisfying end to the three year saga

Sophia Jaeger, Feature Editor

January 16, 2020

The Rise of Skywalker was everything I hoped for, everything I  dreamed of and my heart is filled to the brim with emotions. As the credits rolled I couldn't distinguish if my tears were of utter sadness for this trilogies end or joy because of how right the end felt. It was the ageless clash of good and evil. T...

Cats is so bad its good

Cats is so bad its good

Sophia Jaeger, Feature Editor

January 16, 2020

CGI has always unsettled me, I find it terrifying. Frankly, it's the reason I’ve never watched “Avatar”. So I can't tell you why I let my family convince me to go see the new creation of “Cats”, but let me tell you I'm glad I did. Now, don't get me wrong the CGI did terrify me for about three m...

Finest Yet

Adrienne Parcheta, Reporter

January 14, 2020

The one and only former One Direction star Harry Styles released a new album on Dec. 13 called “Fine Line.” Not only is Styles divine looking, but his vocal abilities are also through the roof!  His previous album, “Harry Styles,” was a shock to all considering his past songs. Styles was n...

Fallen Order on chart for game of the year

Fallen Order on chart for game of the year

Grant Engelsman, Reporter

November 26, 2019

Recently, the action-adventure genre of gaming was changed forever with just one unique game. On November 15, Respawn Entertainment teamed up with EA to release their newest game, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Fallen Order is a one-player role-playing game that will be playable on PC, Xbox One and Pl...

Worst ending to “The end of the F***ing world”

Worst ending to “The end of the F***ing world”

Emily Jarrell, Reporter

November 26, 2019

  As it is said all good things must come to an end and the sequel to anything usually sucks. Maybe that’s not exactly how it is said but the message still holds truth. The show End of the F***ing world was no exception. To say that season two was a disappointment is an understatement.   The...

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, Business Manager

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, Co-Editor-In-Chief

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, Business Manager

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...