Truth or Dare movie review

Lara Ilham, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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Games are fun, but a game of truth or dare turned deadly for a group of friends who were just looking to have fun. In the one hour and forty-three minute movie “ Truth Or Dare”  while on spring break, Olivia (Lucy Hale) and her group of friends meet a guy named Carter (Landon Liboiron) who convinces...

Film and journalism students learn broadcasting

Film and journalism students learn broadcasting

Allison Chown, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017


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With things to learn like professional lighting on a budget, script-writing, producing student news and animations, 10 film and journalism students attended Detroit Area Film and Television (DAFT). “My favorite seminar was writing a script for your school’s broadcasting team, because I love to see ...

Art club’s wild lights night

Isaac LaFontaine, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017


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It was bright and glowing. The area was lit up, leaving no corner of the Detroit Zoo untouched with the decorations. “It was an amazing time,” sophomore Madison Sieczka said.” It was like spending time with family.” Art teachers Jennifer Ramirez and Josephine Braun organized an activity with art c...

Band performs winter concert

Band performs winter concert

Teresa Martinez, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017


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A night of new experiences, new audience and new members, and the winter band concert spread holiday cheer. “Anytime you have almost 200 kids in one location, eight percent of the school, to perform, it makes it very logistically tough; but the kids are all extremely well behaved and know what their...

2D art students erase their face

2D art students erase their face

Madison DeMasse, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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It hits like a wall when walking into the art room. The scent of soft graphite pencils overpower the senses. The tables are coated with 18 x 24 inch pieces of white paper as the art students work on their pieces. It all started when art teacher Jennifer Ramirez brought back the “Trapped” proje...

Choir prepares for winter concert

Makenna Sloat, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


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Lights, excitement and the sound of holiday music. It's time for the annual Choir Holiday concert, rescheduled for Monday, Dec.18 at 7 p.m due to a snow day. “It's my favorite (concert). Our closer is “We Wish You a Merry Christmas and it's so fun to do it with the choir,” sophomore Eagle ...

Art students stay winning

Art students stay winning

Alisha Newsom, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


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To be an artist takes talent, determination and a lot of patience. These qualities embody any great artist and school is full of them. “It’s an exciting time for our department and our students,” art and film teacher Josephine Braun said, “I feel accomplished knowing that our students work ...

Hidden Figures (2016) Review

Brian Berta, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


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2016 film “Hidden figures” touches on racism and female brilliance. During the space race, a team of female African-American NASA mathematicians are tasked with calculating the launch and safe return of astronaut John Glenn. During the film the lead characters face adversity, which they pus...

Patriots Day Review

Ryley Chinn, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


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Movies based on true stories tend to be hit or miss. “Patriots Day”, which is based on true events, tells the story of a Boston police officer during the chaos of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Boston born actor Mark Wahlberg did an excellent job portraying the film’s protagonist,...

‘This Town’ marks Horan’s return

‘This Town’ marks Horan’s return

Alisha Newsom, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017


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“Waking up to kiss you and nobody’s there. The smell of your perfume still stuck in the air. It’s hard.” What’s not hard is loving this song. Niall Horan debuts his first solo track during One Direction’s supposed hiatus. Horan’s strengths, like playing guitar and using his strong, yet soft ton...

Fall play auditions

Lauren Harris, Page Designer

September 20, 2016


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It’s time to open the curtains, turn on the lights and take stage. The drama department starts auditioning for two melodramas— “The Saga of Sagebrush Sal” and “Ragweed Cowboy Joe” this week. Auditions begin Wednesday, Sept. 21 and continue through Thursday, with callbacks beginning Fri...

Choir excels at MSVMA festival

Lauren Harris, Page designer

March 24, 2016


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Show choir traveled to the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA) district festival at Stoney Creek high school on Mar 17 and brought home an award for each of the two pieces performed. “We won districts,” junior Zach Brock said. “We got an ‘excellent’ with superior distinctio...

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