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T-Bird fishermen spend time with family, relax outdoors

McKayla Everhart, Entertainment Editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

It’s all about the catch. The many steps in the sport of fishing and some say it’s what keeps the fisherman motivated. There are 49.81 million people who fish on average in the U.S., according to statista.com. Not everyone who goes fishing does so for food. Although, fish are a great source of...

Behind the theatrics: Combo adds live music to show choirs’ performances

Kara Ragan, Co-Student Life Editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The beat of the drums, the bouncing rhythm of the piano, and the vibrating notes emitting from a guitar mingle to create the music for show choir. Combo is the name of the live band that plays with the show choirs. This musical group this year is composed of seniors Alexis Menadue, Brooklyn White,...

Music gets singers moving

Kara Ragan, Co-Student Life Editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Kara Ragan Lights, camera, action. Singing and dancing in sync, the show choirs display their talents for the audience. The all-girl show choir, Celebration, has a theme this year that revolves around Taylor Swift. They have six songs in their set. Madrigals, the other show choir, has seven songs in their s...

Students create artistic expressions

Hayley Koontz, Co-Student Life Editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Paintbrushes, oil pastels, pencils, and charcoal share one aspect. Artists use them to create pieces that inspire exuberance, sorrow, or joy, and encourage the viewer of the artwork to look at the world in a unique way. Student artwork hangs throughout the halls and in rests in display cases. The...

Cast, crew prepare for romantic dramedy

Cast, crew prepare for romantic dramedy

Hayley Koontz, Co-Student Life Editor

March 4, 2016


Filed under Student Life

"Love can be expressed in many ways,” Daniel Wilson, 11, said when asked what people should know about “Almost, Maine.” The production is composed of several storylines that converge in the fictional town of Almost, Maine on a winter Friday night, according to almostmaine.com. Show times are...

Life hacks: Simplifying students’ lives

Life hacks: Simplifying students’ lives

Kara Ragan, Co-Student Life Editor

March 4, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Those individuals looking for time-saving ideas do what most high school students do, they Google it. Shortcuts, or life hacks, are used to save time and can solve problems. For example, in the absence of a mini speaker one can place their phone in a cup to amplify the sound. “I save a lot of...

Pep band encourages spirit

Pep band encourages spirit

Hayley Koontz, Co-Student Life Editor

March 3, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Basketball players shoot threes, free throws, and layups to warm up. However, the players aren’t the only ones preparing to play. Above the court, musicians filter into the gym carrying instruments from flutes to sousaphones. The spectators might not notice the group of kids in the pep band quietly...

After-school jobs provide learning experiences

Kara Ragan, Co-Student Life Editor

February 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Finding balance is an art some say is difficult for high school students with an after school job. The workload created by doing homework and creating time for friends are obstacles some working students face. “It’s really cramped (schedule). I don’t get time to hang out with anyone. I go to...

Resolutions motivate students

Kara Ragan, Co-Student Life Editor

February 8, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

A new year can serve as a fresh start. New Year’s resolutions are considered by some to be a positive way to kick-off 2016. Not everyone makes a resolution, but some may say it is never too late to start. “This is actually pretty much the first New Year’s resolution I’ve ever made. I didn’t...

Teenage girls highlight their natural beauty

Kara Ragan, Co-Student Life Editor

January 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

“Vanity, vanity on the bathroom wall, who’s the fairest of them all?” Depending on the girl, makeup may be her best friend. Makeup is often used to highlight points of beauty. “It’s fun to sculpt your face the way you want it to because it takes a little bit more time. Every girl wants...

Every soul has a sole

Gavin Carson, 21st Century Journalism

January 11, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Different shoe styles are trending all of the time.  A number of students are interested in what's in style and follow the trend. Students have followed different fashion phases for a long time, but it is the guys who concentrate on the shoes in schools today.  Prices vary to many amounts when it...

Cars need car before frigid winter season

Cars need car before frigid winter season

Hayley Koontz, Student Life Editor

December 4, 2015


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

This time of year brings flurries of snowflakes and the hope of days off from school due to the weather. However, snow and sleet are often present with icy roads and dangerous driving conditions. Preparing vehicles for wintertime can decrease one’s chance of having an accident or car trouble. Winterizing...

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