Teens: Step up, cast a vote

Grace Kulin, Editor-in-chief

October 14, 2016

Sitting at home, scrolling through Twitter. “How could you vote for such a criminal?” “How could you vote for such a woman hater?” “American politics are a joke!” Just one thing missing— an “I voted!” sticker. Too...

Too much? No.

Grace Kulin, Editor-in-chief

October 14, 2016

Maintain good grades, be a leader, play sports and secure a job. “That’s too much,” people caution. No it’s not. It’s my choice. The worst part of a full plate is not the jam-packed schedule, but the constant...

Pink Cleats

Bailey DeLaere, Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2016

As a kid, the city I lived in didn't have a youth softball league. Instead, I played baseball, with an all boys team of second graders. I blended in with them. I played as hard as I could -which was better than most of the b...

Think before drinking alcohol

Staff editorial, Page designer

March 28, 2016

  Spring time: a period of renewal and rejuvenation. Or for some high school students, the rebirth of reckless behavior. The parties start the week of spring break and the fun doesn’t stop until the end of summer. ...

Grades cause jealousy

Grace Kulin, Editor

March 28, 2016

“You’re such a try-hard.” “You care too much.”  “You’re a teacher’s pet.” These phrases are common for high-achieving students to hear throughout school. Many of them were the ‘smart kid’ since beginning in element...

Cons: the fall obsession

Cons: the fall obsession

November 24, 2015

Little Boxes

Sarah Bratton, Editor

March 23, 2015

And the people in the houses, all went to the university, where they were put in boxes, and they came out all the same, and there's doctors and lawyers, and business executives, and they're all made out of ticky tacky, and th...

Death to discrimination

Sarah Bratton, Editor

January 26, 2015

Two-hundred and thirty-nine years have passed. In that time we’ve brought electricity to the home in light bulbs, taken to the road in cars, survived two world wars and witnessed the rise of the internet. However, we have yet...

Until the whistle blows

Sarah Bratton, Editor

December 1, 2014

My dreams of being a sports star were crushed at a very young age. However, through this experience, I became a realist and better prepared for the hardest sport of all-life. This lesson was learned starting early in my youth...

Students react negatively to food changes

Chelsea Thayer, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2014

It’s all the talk around the halls: the new foods served at lunch are cramping the food supply at school. When the food law “Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act” was put into effect at the beginning of the school year, many...

Social awakening

Sarah Bratton, Editor

October 29, 2014

There is no joy in loneliness. We need change. “We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life,” wrote Yale student Marina Keegan, before dying in a car accident. The...

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