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  • November 23Thursday morning help sessions run from 7:30-10:15 A.M.
  • November 23Picture retakes will be Dec. 8 at the CTE building
  • November 23Thursday and Friday classes now start at 7:30 and end at 11
  • November 12Project Grad will be hosting a cornhole tournament Saturday, Dec. 5, at The Venue at Willow Creek

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Method of determining valedictorian to be changed

Method of determining valedictorian to be changed
November 12, 2013

Whether class rank really matters in the grand scheme of things is debatable. However, a new class ranking system has been created, and it will be implemented for the class of 2016 (sophomores) and beyond....

Spark of spirit in new school year

Spark of spirit in new school year
October 29, 2013

School spirit has been an integral part of  schools for as long as anyone can remember. Without school spirit, there would be no cheering at sporting events, and nobody would care about the way a school...

Senior follows a different beat

Senior follows a different beat
October 29, 2013

His hobbies include chilling, keepin’ it 100 and his favorite, playing the drums. Senior Bryce Slaughter has been interested in music from a young age. Growing up, he had many family members that played...

Hennessey bids farewell after nearly three decades of service

Hennessey bids farewell after nearly three decades of service
October 28, 2013

BY STEVEN HODGE There wasn’t any fanfare Oct. 1 when Sandy Hennessey walked out of the high school for the last time as an employee, and maybe that’s fitting because she spent the last 25 years...

Daylight shadow time

Daylight shadow time
October 23, 2013

While freshmen, sophomores and juniors are testing Oct. 16, seniors are expected to do something worthy with their time. They are encouraged to use the day to shadow a professional for their senior project....

‘Once Upon a Mattress’ Cast List Released

'Once Upon a Mattress' Cast List Released
September 23, 2013

The cast list for the fall musical, "Once Upon a Mattress" has been released. The story is based on the fairytale "The Princess and the Pea." It features a king and queen trying to seek a wife for their...

Pirates welcome class of ’17

Pirates welcome class of '17
September 23, 2013

Every year, when one class leaves, a new one steps into the world of high school. As the class of 2013 departed, the school welcomed in the freshman class of 2017. Every class has gone through the exciting...

New face welcomes office visitors

New face welcomes office visitors
September 11, 2013

Attention, students! That is a new voice on the intercom. Marcea Brown is the secretary in the main office. “I love the school environment,” Brown said. “The students have been very polite so...

Dr. Schumacher has entered the building

Dr. Schumacher has entered the building
September 5, 2013

Dr. Michael Schumacher has entered the building. The new principal said he hopes that he can get to know students, as well as students getting to know him. “I’m trying to learn to play the guitar,...

World of Warne

World of Warne
May 17, 2013

With the wit of a stand-up comedian and the moustache of a demigod, there’s only one teacher that is able to simultaneously balance on top of a desk whilst commanding a classroom full of government students....

‘Wigs Out’ proves to be a success

'Wigs Out' proves to be a success
April 27, 2013

44 students and staff members participated in a ceremony April 24 to support those with cancer. The ceremony was a part of Claire Bender's senior project, Wigs Out. Those with eight inches of healthy hair...

Summer, fall, winter spring cleaning

Summer, fall, winter spring cleaning
April 8, 2013

As a teenager, one can sometimes have the feeling of being unnoticed of achievements they have reached or feel like just another face in the crowd. Traveling with a herd of people to every class, every...

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