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Ant's Rants: Be a real fan for the right reasons

Ant’s Rants: Be a real fan for the right reasons

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist December 7, 2018

  For those who do not know, I am a member of the boys varsity basketball team. This is now my third year on varsity, and I have heard it all. “Why go to the game when they will just lose.”  “...

Ant's rants: Girls' team to face difficult road for repeat

Ant’s rants: Girls’ team to face difficult road for repeat

Anthony Cole, Web Journalist November 12, 2018

    It is now basketball season ladies and gentleman. Following the girls' historic state title run last season, the expectations this year are very high. The Mounties are returning senior and Western...

Finding the flowers: Gaining maturity by learning from parents

Finding the flowers: Gaining maturity by learning from parents

Audri Chenoweth, Web Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2018

Growing up as an only child, my parents became my best friends at a very young age. They have taught me everything I know, from learning to eat and brush my hair to being independent and standing up...

Fork in the road: Gaining responsibility throughout high school experiences

Fork in the road: Gaining responsibility throughout high school experiences

Sydney Bowler , Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2018

Junior year is said to be the hardest time for a student. With the pressure of college applications, the SAT, scholarships, and AP classes, this is potentially one of the first adult situations that a...

O'mya, what a book: Looking for Alaska by John Green

O’mya, what a book: Looking for Alaska by John Green

Amya Case, News Editor March 9, 2018

  Looking For Alaska by John Green   Though this tearjerker was published in 2005, it still remains a best seller. This story takes place at a boarding school in Alabama with a boy named Miles Halter,...

O'mya, what a book: All the bright places by Jennifer Niven

O’mya, what a book: All the bright places by Jennifer Niven

Amya Case, News Editor March 2, 2018

  All the bright places by Jennifer Niven    This New York Times bestseller is a about a boy named Theodore Finch and a girl named Violet Markey. These two students meet when they are assigned...

Adam's Analysis: Justice League fails to meet expectations

Adam’s Analysis: Justice League fails to meet expectations

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief (Opinion) February 12, 2018

Warner Brothers studio released their newest superhero movie, Justice League, and received a mixed reaction from audiences worldwide. The film debuted on Nov. 16, grossing $278.2 million opening week....

Fork in the Road: Discovering one's place in school

Fork in the Road: Discovering one’s place in school

Sydney Bowler , Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2018

Entering sophomore year, I had the greatest friends I could ask for, yet I felt as if I did not have a place in school. I had no passion or goals, and attended school only because I was raised to do so. I...

Adam's Analysis: Critical and commercial success of 'It' movie

Adam’s Analysis: Critical and commercial success of ‘It’ movie

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief (Opinion) December 21, 2017

The newest horror film to get a revamp is Stephen King’s It, a film that has created a lot of buzz from movie goers. The first onscreen appearance of standout character Pennywise, the Dancing Clown,...

Outstanding Athlete: Staying prepared for college sports

Outstanding Athlete: Staying prepared for college sports

Kaitlyn Grier , Sports Editor December 20, 2017

For the past 11 years, sophomore Jake Race has been a wrestler. Since Race has been in high school, he has competed for the varsity team, achieving multiple goals that he had set when he was a child. The...

Fork in the Road: Distancing oneself from unhealthy relationships

Fork in the Road: Distancing oneself from unhealthy relationships

Sydney Bowler , Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2017

Growing up, I was always told that everything would change in high school. I was warned to be ready for new passions, feelings, friends, and perceptions that were soon to come. I never believed this...

Finding the flowers: 'Father figure' plays central role in life lessons

Finding the flowers: ‘Father figure’ plays central role in life lessons

Audri Chenoweth, Web Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2017

As I walk into the band room, once so strange, I feel as though I am home. My band family is all around me, and we are comfortable here in this room together. “Dad” is the name that most of us call...

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