• 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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Athletes prepare for upcoming season

Athletes prepare for upcoming season

Adam Staudinger, Journalist
January 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

With track season starting in the spring, students are making an effort to stay in shape during the winter. Students train inside the high school during the winter months, using the hallways as their practice area. The athletes jog, run, and sprint to improve their running times for track for around... Read more »

Winter tryout dates

Audri Chenoweth, Photographer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Sports

Students who plan to try out must have an updated physical form on file in order to participate. Winter sports tryout dates and times include: Girls Basketball - Nov. 7, Nov. 8, Nov. 9 at 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Located at high school Boys Basketball - Nov. 14, Nov. 15, Nov. 16 at 2:45 p.m. -... Read more »

Shining Senior: Building a legacy for underclassmen through commitment

Shining Senior: Building a legacy for underclassmen through commitment

Morgan Huver, Asst. Editor-in-Chief
October 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

Having been a Mountie his entire life, senior Nick Leach-King’s final season on the Varsity football team comes to an end.  Leach-King has been playing football since the age of four. “My father inspired me to go out for football.  Every person in my family played in high school, and I was born... Read more »

Weight room open to students

Ashley Potosky, Journalist
October 12, 2016
Filed under Sports

The weight room has a new coordinator for the fall season, Coach Mr. Bruce Gumbert. The weight room is an opportunity for people to get physically and mentally stronger. Students can use it Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday right after school until about 4 p.m.. It is open to everyone, not just athletes. “My... Read more »

Equestrian team events, looking for members

Equestrian team events, looking for members

Abigail (Oli) Grenke, Journalist
September 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Equestrian team is currently in six place after competing at two meets with one left before regional and state competitions. Previously, riders rivaled other schools on Aug. 27, Sept. 11, and Sept. 8. Regionals are held on Oct. 1 and 2, and states take place on Oct. 14, 15, and 16. Coach Dave... Read more »

Boys JV Soccer

Boys JV Soccer

Audri Chenoweth, Photographer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Varsity Boys Tennis Team at Parkside

Varsity Boys Tennis Team at Parkside

Audri Chenoweth, Photogrpaher
September 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Bowler advances to collegiate level

Bowler advances to collegiate level

Ryleigh Wright, Web Editor-in-Chief
April 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Kelsey Thomas signed with Spring Arbor University for bowling on Saturday, April 9. She will be receiving a partial scholarship.  Her average score was 180 and during her best game she scored 246 points. Thomas also qualified for states her senior year as an individual and placed 44 out of 60. "I... Read more »

Softball starts with home game

Softball starts with home game

Lindsey Huff, Journalist
March 31, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2015 season ended in a loss to Eaton Rapids in the Pre-District game at Western High School for the Northwest Varsity Softball team. They finished 11-3 in the conference, one game short of first place, and 21-14 overall. The team lost three seniors, including Sydney Vernier who earned a partial... Read more »

Golf season begins in Chelsea

Golf season begins in Chelsea

Mike Layher, Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Despite uncooperative weather consisting of 30 mile per hour winds and heavy rainfall, the Boys Golf Team's season is in full swing. Tryouts are finished, cuts have been made, and the roster includes both veteran players and those who are experiencing their first year on the team. Returning members... Read more »

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