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Sophomore Alexandra Hodge dedicates life to future in ballet

Sophomore Alexandra Hodge dedicates life to future in ballet

Sophia Jaeger, Arts Editor

March 28, 2019

Pale pink pointe shoes patter rhythmically across the floor as Alexandra Hodge bounds into the air  hair cascading in waves behind her. Hodge pours herself into dance, spending countless hours in class and rehearsal perfecting her technique. “You have to focus your full mind full body on one...

Diving Deeper

Diving Deeper

Macayla Cramer, Reporter

February 21, 2019

Chlorine lingers in the air as junior Louie Malott struts intently across the diving board. His teammates follow his precise choreographed movements with anticipation, waiting for his dive. Moments leading up to it, Malott focuses on nothing and nobody, only visualizing what he needs to do to best execute...

The talented Mr. Eveland

The talented Mr. Eveland

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

February 20, 2019

There’s only 55 seconds left on the clock, and with the conference title on the line, the puck lies at Northview’s end of the rink for a face-off. All is calm before the storm. The puck is thrown down, and it zooms back to the Grand Haven defense. A shot was ripped towards the goal, but it was bl...

Snow days causing CHAOS

Snow days causing CHAOS

Caleb Berko, News editor

February 19, 2019

The number of snow days this semester has been unpredictable and the plethora of days away does not come without consequence. Each year the state allots six days to districts for weather related days off with the potential for three more. However, we have had 11 days off this semester. People...

Sophomore graced with the gift of yoga

Sophomore graced with the gift of yoga

Morgan Womack, Life Editor

December 12, 2018

Inhaling deeply, sophomore Grace Rieger steps off of her mat and onto the cold floor in the Lakeshore Yoga studio. As she collects her gear, a feeling of content washes over her. Surrounded by her peers, all in a positive mood, she can’t help but feel the same way. This “after-yoga” feeling is con...

Reimagining the Station

Caleb Berko, News editor

November 28, 2018

As young children scream, shout, and squirm through the newly-constructed Reimagination Station, Reimagine Co-Chair, Kristi Streng, cannot help but smile as she looks upon the topsi-turviness that has descended upon the station.

Hosley’s house of jerseys

Hosley’s house of jerseys

Nick Twa, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Walking into sophomore Luke Hosley’s room, you see a sports fan’s dreamland. He has various jerseys spread out along the walls and even some on his bed. Each jersey has a story of different significance to him. Some people may collect jerseys from a specific sport or team, but for Hosley, ...

Fitness tip of the week: burpees

Fitness tip of the week: burpees

Elena Salik, Reporter

October 30, 2018

The burpee is an exercise that works your quads, calves, pecs and builds your core strength. Every morning, you can start by doing intervals of 45 seconds on and 15 seconds off. Repeat this continuously over the span of 30 days to create a habit and build strength. As the exercise becomes...