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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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, Photo Gallery, Showcase

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

Choirs prepare for fall concert

Choirs prepare for fall concert

Ashley Potosky, Journalist

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Ready to raise the bar, the choirs have been practicing since the first day of school for the fall concert. The concert is on Oct. 25 in the cafetorium. There will be two concerts, one at 6 p.m. and one at 7:45 p.m., featuring both the middle school and high school choirs. Admission is free, but the...

Marching Mounties’ season includes performances, fundraisers

Marching Mounties’ season includes performances, fundraisers

Amya Case, Journalist

September 27, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The theme this marching season is Yin and Yang, which is the balance between light and dark. The marching band is performing six songs this year at their halftime show, including “House of the Rising Sun” and “Clair De Lune". This year’s band has 130 kids in it and they are working hard...

National Honor Society applications, requirements

National Honor Society applications, requirements

Sydney Bowler, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization that recognizes excellent students who demonstrate the four pillars of scholarships, service, leadership, and character. NHS gives students great scholarship opportunities and looks great on resumes. It also gives students the opportunity to participate...

Art Prize field trip

Rachael Kaiser, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Oct. 3 Art teacher Mrs. Julie Evers Dodge is hosting a field trip to Grand Rapids to view Art Prize, an international art competition. Students will be able to view the top 20 finalists on the planned walking tour. For more information contact Dodge in Room 105.

Letters from the editors for spring break

Genna Barner, Asst. Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Dear Moxie Mountie Readers, We, as a staff, wish to remind you of the importance of remaining safe during Spring Break. When making choices, remember you represent your family, friends, and school. You are advised to make the right decisions and to not put yourself under any influence. When traveling...

Spanish Club embraces time about culture

Spanish Club embraces time about culture

Lauren Hale, Opinion Editor

March 30, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

For more than 20 years, Spanish Club has been held for all those interested in the Spanish language. Currently it is held once or twice a month, usually on Tuesdays in room 211. Spanish teacher Mrs. Rebecca Moulton has been the advisor for several years. She sets up different activities for all in...

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