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On National Leap of Kindness Day, DoRAK spread kindness to all by giving away Oreos donated by Sweet Temptations. Vice President Maddy Streng watches as students fill out cards to give with their Oreos to their friends.

DoRAK continues to spread kindness despite COVID-19 lockdown

Cameron March, Reporter April 27, 2020

While the COVID-19 lockdown has cancelled a plethora of activities and practically affected nearly everything, there are still some people still doing what they’ve always done. One of those groups: DoRAK.  The...

Senior Jack Timmer canot help but beam as the boys swim senior night ends; he is thankful for this season.

Boys swim seniors grateful for support, time spent in sport

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 25, 2020

Senior swim captains Carter Brown and Jack Timmer walked down the student-filled hallway, ready to head to states. The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) prohibited all spectators attending,...

Senior Will McWatters is pictured on the far left with his teammates after the team defeated Spring Lake in the Battle of the Bridge

Basketball seniors Will McWatters and Jalen Greene reflect on their seasons during COVID-19 outbreak

Nick Twa, Business Manager April 20, 2020

There is one certain thing that has come along with all of the uncertainty pertaining to the COVID-19 outbreak, and that is plans ending or changing.  One of those plans is the boys basketball...

Junior Alexis Mountford plays with her brothers bearded dragon, Magma, during her time off school

Junior Alexis Mountford adjusts to coronacation isolation

Grace Ostric, Editor in Chief April 5, 2020

The announcement by Governor Whitmer to close school for three weeks initially shocked and excited junior Alexis Mountford. She, like many other teens, was looking forward to the break and seeing her friends. “I...

Senior Natalie Bremmer flexes her muscles.

Senior Natalie Bremmer spends quarantine working out

Adrienne Parcheta, Reporter April 4, 2020

When Governor Whitmer called off school, it was a shock to everyone. It was especially hard for seniors, as their last year of high school was taken away from them in a matter of seconds. Senior Natalie...

Kurburski plays his Xbox One during the outbreak. This is one of Kurburskis main activities during the outbreak, along with homework and eating.

Junior Jack Kurburski lays low during COVID-19 outbreak

Nick Twa, Business Manager April 2, 2020

There are many things that have been impacted due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Among them are routines, activities and events. For junior Jack Kurburski, that is no different. Like other students,...

Senior Madison Shumaker remains hopeful through coronavirus lockdown

Senior Madison Shumaker remains hopeful through coronavirus lockdown

Macayla Cramer, Reporter April 1, 2020

For senior Madison Shumaker, hearing about the school closing until mid-April did more than put school and activities on hold. As new announcements come every day from Governor Whitmer, her entire varsity...

Junior Maddie Hunsicker makes time for family during coronacation

Junior Maddie Hunsicker makes time for family during coronacation

Caleb Berko, Managing Editor March 31, 2020

Junior Maddie Hunsicker’s initial reaction to Governor Whitmer’s executive order that closed school until April 5 was quite different from her perception of how it’s going now.  “I thought...

Senior Jackson Schulte leads activist efforts from home on coronavirus break

Senior Jackson Schulte leads activist efforts from home on coronavirus break

Jacob Welch, Reporter March 30, 2020

For many, the physical break from the school building has offered opportunities to relax and casually work on assignments from teachers while at home, but for senior Jackson Schulte, this is not the case. “Honestly,...

Senior Tess O’Leary makes the most of cornacation isolation

Senior Tess O’Leary makes the most of cornacation isolation

Mike Baldus, Reporter March 29, 2020

Senior Tess O’Leary is living life one day at a time through her coronacation. When Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced school would be closing until April 5, now through April 12, she O’Leary was...

Junior Miriam DeYoung has spent a lot of time with her siblings over the COVID-19 lockdown.

Junior Miriam DeYoung bonds with family during COVID-19 lockdown

Grace Montgomery, Editor In Chief March 28, 2020

It’s day five of the DeYoung coronacation spirit week: Camping Friday. Junior Miriam DeYoung and her family gather around the campfire with sticks in hand as they roast hotdogs and marshmallows. They...

Emily Stevenson poses next to a sign of where she works. (Photo courtesy of Emily Stevenson)

Senior Emily Stevenson keeps herself entertained during COVID-19 lockdown

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 27, 2020

  Senior Emily Stevenson was excited to have a break off of school due to COVID-19 at first, but now has realized she may be missing out on some last minute opportunities of her senior year. “It’s...

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