• Students who have ordered a 2015-2016 yearbook should pick them up from Miss Hade in Room 106.

  • Opportunity to travel to Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, and Paris in June of 2017, to sign up see Mrs. Hoffbauer or Miss Dryer.

  • Seniors: If you want to earn a red cord for graduation you must donate blood or volunteer at three blood drives this year.

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How do horoscopes work?

How do horoscopes work?

Abigail (Oli) Grenke, Journalist
February 15, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

   It is difficult to scroll through social media without seeing seemingly endless pages, accounts, and posts regarding zodiac signs. Despite their growing popularity online, a deeper knowledge of zodiac signs and their origins seems to be lacking.    In astrology, the “celestial sphere,” in the ... Read more »

Debating DC and Marvel comics

Debating DC and Marvel comics

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
February 3, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

    Superhero movies are popular right now, with Marvel and Detective Comics (DC) being the two main producers. Fans have debated which franchise is better for years.   Marvel is known for having a very large and successful cinematic universe. Their movies tend to receive better reviews and ma... Read more »

Spoiler Alert!: Show returns with humorous parodies of real events

Spoiler Alert!: Show returns with humorous parodies of real events

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
January 20, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Inspired by the reality of the past, Documentary Now! provides a fresh take on parodies. The style of the show is filmed as if the episodes were reality. Documentary Now!’s humor comes from how the situations detailed in the show are made to look real and not fictional. The show’s opening ... Read more »

Upcoming Auditions for Musicals; Nov. 28 meeting cancelled

Upcoming Auditions for Musicals; Nov. 28 meeting cancelled

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
November 28, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  Auditions for the Northwest Community Players’ production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella are on Dec. 20 and Dec. 21. Auditions are from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will held in the high school choir room.   Anyone in the community can audition for a role, but students in Pre-Kinderg... Read more »

Drama Club’s performance of Arsenic and Old Lace cast list

Drama Club’s performance of Arsenic and Old Lace cast list

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
November 17, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The first performance of Arsenic and Old Lace is tonight, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. There will be also be a show on Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19 , and there will be a matinee show at 2 p.m. on Nov. 19. Below is a list of the cast and crew. CAST Elaine Brewster - Kelsey Staton, Genna Barner Ab... Read more »

Vine eliminates the option of letting users post

Vine eliminates the option of letting users post

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist
November 16, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The social media platform Vine, a place where people upload six second long clips, launched three years ago. The app creators have decided to shut it down in the next coming months due to a decreasing number of users. After Instagram allowed people to post videos in June of 2013 and Snapchat became... Read more »

Drama Club performance dates of “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Drama Club performance dates of “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Sydney Boulter, Sports Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The Drama Club presents Arsenic and Old Lace. They have been preparing since the beginning of the year for their fall play. Arsenic and Old Lace is a play about a murder mystery that takes place in the Brewster household. As the story continues, Elaine Brewster realizes that her family is crazier... Read more »

Choir presents Sweet Music event

Choir presents Sweet Music event

Griffin Foster, Journalist
November 4, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Sweet Music is an event that showcases soloists performing Broadway or jazz style music. This year Sweet Music will be held on Nov. 11 in the Cafetorium. Doors open at 5 p.m. with appetizers being served and the performance will begin at 6 p.m. There will be a silent auction and 50/50 raffle for... Read more »

Spoiler Alert: Stranger Things have happened

Spoiler Alert: Stranger Things have happened

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
October 28, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment

As a homage to 1980s sci-fi films, Netflix Original Series Stranger Things pays tribute to the movies that inspired the creation of the show. Among the recent TV shows and movies, Stranger Things shines stronger than most because of the excellent character development and the complex plot interwoven w... Read more »

Marching Mounties cheer on football team

Marching Mounties cheer on football team

Taylor Thrush, Journalist
October 26, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Feature

Usually people associate school spirit at a football game with the cheerleaders, but they are not the only ones keeping the energy going. At every home game, band director Mr. Brian Mangiavellano and Drum Majors senior Enrique Fonseca and junior Evan White lead the Marching Mounties in singing, shouting,... Read more »

Marching Mounties prepared for the Grand Ledge Marching Exhibition

Marching Mounties prepared for the Grand Ledge Marching Exhibition

Audri Chenoweth, Photogrpaher
October 24, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Check out the band's performance at Grand Ledge here.

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