The Moxie Mountie

Exchange students experience snow for the first time

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist February 28, 2017

Even though there are over 650 miles between Petra (Beam) Ekpipattana’s and Jitchaya Dumsuwan’s  homes in their home country Thailand, the two exchange students became very close within the past four...

Senior Madison Collard, as Madame, practices her lines for Cinderella.

Performance becomes passion

Adam Staudinger, Journalist February 24, 2017

To many, the idea of standing alone on stage and singing is terrifying, but to senior Madison Collard it is inviting. During the last musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Collard realized...

Strumming after school

Strumming after school

Amya Case, Journalist February 24, 2017

The Guitar Club has been around since the beginning of the school year but has recently gained more attention. It has become a place where students can learn and grow musically. In the beginning the...

Foreign language, writing system causes exchange students struggle

Foreign language, writing system causes exchange student’s struggle

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist February 21, 2017

Hearing English all the time is a change the majority of exchange students at the high school had to go through. "It can be very difficult," said senior Yuzuki Nakamine, who left Japan five months ago. “Japanese...

A Foreign View: Whining about school needs to stop

A Foreign View: Whining about school needs to stop

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist February 14, 2017

Americans need to stop whining about school. Visiting an American high school showed me how fun a typical school day is in comparison to my German high school experience. In my German school, students...

Be More Kind Club plans activities for kindness week

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist January 30, 2017

The Be More Kind Club met on Jan. 23 to collect ideas for a Be More Kind week which date is not set yet. Students and staff can join a challenge called the "Great Kindness Challenge", which consists of...

Senior Anna Lea Dullinger from Germany.

Exchange students bond with each other

Phia Papenbroock, Journalist December 19, 2016

Friendship between the exchange students might not be a necessity, but a big help for having a good experience. Every exchange student experiences their year abroad differently, but it can be helpful...

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