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AP Exams Underway

Clayton Young, Journalism Student

May 6, 2011

Because students will be taking AP tests during the school day, everyone in the athletic hall must remain silent for the next two weeks. "The AP test gives you a college credit if you pass, and exempts you from finals in that...

Tropical Smoothies

Abby Broekhuizen, Journalism Student

May 6, 2011

Sluurrp, slurrrp. Students empty their cups as they finish their refreshing smoothie from Tropical Smoothie Café. “The smoothies are really good and really refreshing,” freshmen Rebecca Castillo said.  Students...

Prom Night

Emily Callahan, Journalism Student

May 6, 2011

On May 21, Poseidon’s Paradise will be held at the Double Tree hotel from 8 p.m. to midnight. Beginning on May 9 - May, 20, tickets will be sold for $40 during all lunches.       So many choices have to be made before...

NHS Applications Due May 13

Alyssa Dan, Journalism Student

May 6, 2011

This April NHS applications were released for select students who earned all A’s, and a few will be selected to join the organization next year. Applications are due May 13. “You have to have good grades, and have a certain...

Crisis in Libya Causes Gas Prices to Rise

McKenzie Gwin

March 10, 2011

            Gas prices have skyrocketed on average of 30 cents in a matter of a week. Oil prices have jumped in response to the political turmoil in Libya. The reason consumers are paying so much is not because of a...

Customize your own TOMS

Morgan McGrath

March 10, 2011

On April 1, the art club will host a “Create your own TOMS party” in the courtyard after school. Created by Blake Mycoskie in 2006, the TOMS Shoe company organized a program called “One for One” meaning every pair of...

Ready for Broadway?

Carolin Engmann

March 10, 2011

The Show Choir will bring Broadway flair to campus tonight at 7 p.m. The students, accompanied by Cyrus Albertson on the piano, are going to perform Broadway shows from past and present in the Auditorium. “In addition...

The time has come…

Morgan McGrath

February 22, 2011

With juniors and seniors franticly reviewing anything they can get their hands on to prep for the college entrance exams. The hope is it will all pay off after three to four hours of a mile long test. Students nationwide are registering...

DECA advances to state

Mayra Armenta

February 22, 2011

Twenty- three out of 25 DECA competitors advanced to state after the district competition on Jan. 22 in Smithville. Students competed in business services, promotion plans, fashion merchandising and advertising campaign. The 23...

Bowling

February 18, 2011

This Saturday the bowling team will set out to gain another win in their run for the district championship. The bowling team as of now sits in third place in the run for the district title, only being outmatched by Stony Point...

Track

February 18, 2011

With the debut of track season here, many question how the team will do. Head track coach Ryan Bailey simply answered, “We’re going to win.” His simple response to this question makes one think how he can be so confident...

The Music Man

Carolin Engmann

January 19, 2011

The theater department hardly finished Stage Door, before it started working on its new project, The Music Man. The first week of November, students began rehearsing for the musical, which premieres on Feb. 3, 4 and 5 with c...

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