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School strengthens security

Anna Schmidt, Webmaster

April 24, 2018


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In order to ensure school safety, after another national school tragedy, rules are being reinforced and changes are taking place locally and within UCS. “I would hope and want students to know that they should feel comfortable coming here,” principal Jared McEvoy said. Changes to the building include:...

Donations bounce in

Donations bounce in

Anna Schmidt, Webmaster

April 24, 2018


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She was just your typical girl, hanging out with her friends and playing sports. She came and walked the halls of Eisenhower, day to day, like all of her peers. There was just one thing different: alumna Cassie Hines did it with cancer. “She was the same as any other senior sitting here. She was feisty...

Battle of the boats

Anna Settimo, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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The student body files into the bleachers, shoulder to shoulder, eager to watch a school tradition: it’s cardboard boat race time. “It’s always a riot, because just to get in their heads, they are like ‘oh, I can beat your boat, but you’re worried about my boat, so I already won,’ so you’re...

Book Club gifts books

Book Club gifts books

Sophia Asta, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017


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Hot chocolate is exchanged for books as students donate books to Book Club for kids in need. “We are donating books to a school in Mount Clemens that's part of the Logan Foundation, which gives new or used books to kids who need them,” club sponsor Paula Stiff said. The book donation too...

GSA looks for acceptance

GSA looks for acceptance

Anna Settimo, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017


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A substitute teacher takes attendance, calls someone from the back of the room and keeps saying the name wrong, over and over again. The student does not respond to their birth name. “Teachers need to be aware about how it affects different kids who have different names or are just non-binary or...

Students raise money for kids

Students raise money for kids

Jessica Barjuca, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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Money flying in the classroom and kids running track style sprinting in the halls to win the telethon. “It felt great. I was super happy that we could help and participate in this,” second hour winner sophomore Connor Kline said. For the fifth year, Student Council raised money for Toys for...

Students give to Saint Kieran`s giving tree

Students give to Saint Kieran`s giving tree

Alessandra Cappussi, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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Wrapped presents placed under a tall Christmas tree will be delivered to local community members in need. “I really think it is important to give back to your community, especially during the holiday season. Many of the gifts we give are to children and I don't think any young child deserves to ...

Spanish classes, club create Christmas for una familia

Spanish classes, club create Christmas for una familia

Lara Ilham, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


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Waking up to warm clothes, a hearty meal and presents under the Christmas tree might make a family’s wish come true. “It is kind of nice to give back to the culture that is going to offer so much to you,” Spanish teacher Monica Klesko said. The Spanish club and Spanish Honors Society (SHS)...

Key Club ignites Christmas spirit

Key Club ignites Christmas spirit

Anna Schmidt, Webmaster

December 18, 2017


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Key Club is bringing the magic of Christmas into little kids’ lives. “I think it’s really fun to write letters to kids and I love Christmas,” sophomore club member Madison Sacra said. “I think it’s really fun that we get to be a part of the Christmas cheer for kids and I think it’s re...

Designers learn auto manufacturing

Designers learn auto manufacturing

Jonathan Malski, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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Vroom. VROOM. VROOM! That’s the sound of over 1,000 local design and engineering students discovering, exploring and experiencing the world of manufacturing and automobiles. “If nothing, it’s exposure,” design and engineering teacher Patrick Packan said. “Our problem is the kid’s tryin...

Students hang up phones

Students hang up phones

Jonathan Malski and Stephanie Dugan

November 16, 2017


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Hear that? Silence. It happened when over 100 students hung up their phones to Cell Out and donated over $785.50 in support of America’s veterans. “We’re [donating] the phones because the veterans had to sacrifice stuff, so [Student Council] wanted to make us sacrifice some of the things that...

Calling all seniors

Lauren Harris, Associate Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2017


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Calling all seniors. This year the film department will continue with the tradition of a senior video. The class video will include pictures and videos for students to relive their high school experience. “Every senior needs to be incorporated in the video, but that requires seniors to actually send in th...

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