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Cougars celebrate the holidays

Cougars celebrate the holidays

Jenna D'Aleo & Riley Larch, Reporters

December 19, 2017


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All over the world, there are many holiday traditions. Here at our school, we found students who celebrate the holidays in different and fun ways. Senior Alivia Gibbons and sophomore Samantha Kabakibi celebrate their Christmas in a not-so-fashionable way. “We dress up in ugly sweaters and take...

Summer movies miss with many students

Summer movies miss with many students

Meghan Keith, Reporter

December 8, 2017


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Even with high anticipation for several summer movies, box office sales are officially the worst in over a decade. With hits such as “Wonder Woman”, “Spider-Man Homecoming”, “and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”, some students still feel let down by what has been in theatres this summer. Streaming...

Students have mixed reactions for the movie “It”

Students have mixed reactions for the movie “It”

Morgan Johnson, Reporter

November 6, 2017


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A remake of an old movie had everyone on their toes, but after the release, there was many mixed reactions on it. The well-known clown movie “IT” came out in 1986. When a remake was made and came out on September 8 many were excited to see the movie but disappointed with the outcome. “I didn't...

Breathe (Short Story)

Breathe (Short Story)

Olivia Neale, Creative Writing Student

May 30, 2017


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As a rule, Jordan’s never been one for parting words—or rules, for that matter—but with the blinking red light in her peripheral vision, she feels obligated to make something of her remaining oxygen. 30%, the clipped tones of the automated system reminds her through her earpiece. She takes a deep...

The Ring (Short Story)

Julie Baker

May 30, 2017


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I landed, disoriented. I checked the silver watch on my wrist. I was right on time: January 16, 1999, 2:33 a.m., downtown Chicago. I found myself in an alley between two run-down buildings that surely had been torn down since then, or, I guess, now. I gathered myself up before I jogged into the street,...

Fun park entices teens

Fun park entices teens

Suzanne Blake, Editor-In-Chief

February 8, 2017


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Where families once strolled down grocery aisles is now a place for families to find unique entertainment activities. Existing where the Kroger used to be in is Galaxy Fun Park, housing a trampoline park, indoor go-karts, bumper cars, laser tag, a ropes course and a four-story play structure. Owner...

Students reminisce on Halloween

Students reminisce on Halloween

Tyler Murray, News Editor

October 31, 2016


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Halloween is a special time of year where students can dress up and express themselves in different ways. Some people are drawn towards gore and violence with their costumes, while others lean more towards fun and innocence. Students reminisced about their favorite costumes. “The most elaborate...

Movies and binge watching fill summer hours

Movies and binge watching fill summer hours

Nick Fekaris, Assistant Editor

October 13, 2016


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With ample free time over the summer, students tried to fill the gaps with TV series and movies. “Watching Netflix made my summer special and more enjoyable,” freshman Camryn Saunders said. Some popular TV shows to binge on included “The Office,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Orange is...

Students abound with summer discovery

Suzanne Blake, Editor-in-chief

October 13, 2016


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Along with summer come later sunsets, fireflies and an abundance of downtime for students. With this downtime, students are free to explore a variety of activities and places they are unable to during school weeks. Senior Kyrsten Le used this time to immerse herself in a unique exercise. "My favorite...

Global exploration takes students to new level

Global exploration takes students to new level

Lexi Murray, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2016


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Over the summer, students put a whole new spin on field trips. Several of them traveled to Spain, Italy and/or France. The group took a large bus around the cities and took a ferry when traveling to different islands. While they were there, the group surely did keep busy with many fun activities. “I...

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