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‘The Hate U Give’ gets overall great reviews

Katelyn Garrett, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

In the mind of a teenager, high school and teenage years are supposed to be a fun and adventurous time to hang out with friends, get your first job and even get your driver's license. For Starr Carter, her teenage years were filled with traumatic experiences, court dates and national news. Warning: ...

Halloween traditions around the world

Halloween traditions around the world

Elena Roewe, Reporter

October 30, 2019

Halloween originated from Celtic paganism in the British Isles. Their feast of Samhain, which was their way of ushering in the new year, was the time that they believed ghosts came out to haunt, so they gave away treats to appease them. The holiday also includes some elements of the Roman celebration of Pom...

The Evolution of Halloween

The Evolution of Halloween

Emma Hillermann, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Every year when October rolls around, people across America prepare themselves for the “spooky season” and get ready for Halloween. Decorations are put up, candy is bought and the leaves change color. At the beginning of October, you begin to see houses transforming into haunted mansions and graveya...

Halloween treats that will fly away in no time

Halloween treats that will fly away in no time

Kaylee Karll, Reporter

October 28, 2019

With Halloween right around the corner, many people are searching for costumes or looking into buying candy for trick or treaters. Other people may be making plans with their friends to hang out or trying to decide where to hang out. If you want to spend time with friends, family or even by yourself and ...

Fall clothes on a budget

Fall clothes on a budget

Abbie Kipp, Advertising Editor

October 28, 2019

As the temperature has started to drop, many people have traded in short sleeves for long sleeves and shorts for pants. If you are like me, you may have noticed the lack of fall clothes in your closet, but don’t worry—I have tips to help you upgrade your closet on a budget. The first thing you will nee...

Things to do during the fall season

Things to do during the fall season

Bobbie Morrison, Entertainment Editor

October 25, 2019

   

Fall date ideas

Fall date ideas

Grace Hoerstkamp, Advertising Editor

October 23, 2019

As the fall season comes to a start and the trees begin to change color, it is the perfect time to spend time with the ones you love. In the case that you have a significant other, it's a time to plan cute dates, so here are a few cute fall date ideas. You can also use these ideas if you are trying t...

We’re All Going Through Changes

We’re All Going Through Changes

Kaden Meyer, Reporter

October 23, 2019

"Big mouth" is one of the most popular shows on Netflix right now, especially in our age group, and it seems like everyone can really relate to one specific character. Personally, the character I feel most connected to is Matthew. But how does the show actually relate to high schoolers' lives today? I...

The right way to clean your bedroom

The right way to clean your bedroom

Emma Busch, Reporter

October 21, 2019

Bedrooms. We all have them, and whether you spend most of your time in your room doing homework or laying in bed looking at social media, or only go in there to sleep every night, a clean bedroom is a necessity for it to be fully functional. Cleaning your room, especially when you go weeks without actua...

BTS paved the way

BTS paved the way

Emeline Heimos, Reporter

May 22, 2019

In 2013, in Seoul, South Korea, a new boy group was emerging. With little funds and increased judgment from the entertainment world, the boys took the stage with confidence. Now, six years later, that same group has performed across the globe, from award show stages to stadiums. BTS continues to accomplish...

‘Detective Pikachu’: A movie for Pokemon fans

‘Detective Pikachu’: A movie for Pokemon fans

George Smith, Reporter

May 21, 2019

"Detective Pikachu" stars Ryan Reynolds as Detective Pikachu, Justice Smith as Tim Goodman and Kathryn Newton as Lucy Stevens. In a story, Tim teams up with Pikachu in order to find his father. Now I wasn’t the biggest Pokemon fan back when I was a kid, but I still enjoyed watching the shows and ...

Places to go on summer vacation

Places to go on summer vacation

Katelyn Garrett, Entertainment Editor

May 17, 2019

With the 18-19 school year coming to an end, many students have been finishing up AP tests and EOCs while looking forward to summer. It’s the time of year where people start planning vacations, pulling out the swimming gear, getting a tan and looking forward to long summer nights; personally, it's...

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