The Moxie Mountie

Senior Will and Testament 2016-2017

May 31, 2017

2017 SENIOR WILL AND TESTAMENT • I, Gabe Arthur, leave to: Evan White and Noah Woodruff: The position of Emcee for the National Honor Society talent show. Kyle Arthur: The sole ability to influence the Arthur game. • I, Genna Barner, leave to: The Moxie Mountie: All of my stress bottled up...

Wrestlers qualify at States

Junior Tanner Beach qualifies at fourth place for the 152 weight class.

Sydney Boulter, Sports Editor

March 7, 2017

After Wrestling Regionals were concluded, three athletes moved onto the State Competition, senior Loren Mason, junior Tanner Beach, and sophomore Reese Darrow. During the State Competition Beach lost his first match, but then went onto win his next four matches to wrestle off for third and fourth...

Economics class helps multiple nonprofit organizations

Economics class helps multiple nonprofit organizations

Sydney Boulter, Sports Editor

March 1, 2017

Economics teacher Mrs. Elizabeth Hoffbauer requires each class to come up with a project that benefits both them and a nonprofit organization. This year one of the hours split in half to do two projects. Half of the class is raising money for the AWARE Shelter in Jackson. The AWARE Shelter is...

Talent does not equal winning

Talent does not equal winning

Griffin Foster, Journalist

February 21, 2017

Hard work is a much better trait to have than talent in every aspect of life. “Hard work beats talent when talent fails work hard,” said high school basketball coach Tim Notke. Notke is a high school basketball coach whose quote was made popular by Kevin Durant, while Durant was playing college...

Passion for cheerleading creates life time impact

Passion for cheerleading creates life time impact

Morgan Huver, Asst. Editor-in-Cheif

February 21, 2017

When it comes to cheering, senior Ceairra Barron is the first to know what to do. Barron has been cheering since the young age of four, and has continued throughout her high school career. One of Barron’s many inspirations would have to be her mother Melissa and her sister Keairra Coleman. “My...

Students wonder what commons area will become

Students wonder what commons area will become

Adam Staudinger, Journalist

February 15, 2017

It has been over two years since the cafetorium has opened in the high school. Students eat their lunch there, perform and rehearse plays, conduct choir and band concerts all in the cafetorium. Yet nearly nothing remains in the former cafeteria, the Commons Area. The Commons Area is not used often....

How do horoscopes work?

How do horoscopes work?

Abigail (Oli) Grenke, Journalist

February 15, 2017

   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 ...

Morality of America worsens

Morality of America worsens

Griffin Foster, Journalist

February 15, 2017

The morality of Americans is being chipped away piece by piece because Americans have chosen to stray from what made us great in the first place. People are in an up rise in the United States for many different reasons and most of them are not being handled inappropriate ways. Americans protesting...

NHS inducts 57 new members

Guest speaker Mr. Carey Collins speaks to audience members after giving an example of someone who does not represent the four pillars.

Genna Barner, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2016

Students live by “Res Non Verba”

Students live by

Sydney Boulter, Web Journalist

November 19, 2015

Approximately 20 students between their senior and junior year participate in a program called Career Center at Jackson College. This program provides career and technical education throughout Jackson County. One of the classes in this program is the Junior Reserve Officer Training Course (JROTC)...

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