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  • October 29Powder Puff sign ups have begun and will end 11/7. Waivers are in the main offices.

  • October 2911th and 12th grade PE classes will be meeting in the McGowan Gym starting 11/5.

  • October 15There will be a Club Day on 11/5.

  • September 28Spirit Week has been moved to 11/12-11/16

The Haunting of Hill House: escaping the spirits (Review)

The Haunting of Hill House: escaping the spirits (Review)

Kaitlyn Peck, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

  WARNING: spoilers ahead  The Netflix original film The Haunting of Hill House is a thrilling and haunting show that producers have made come to life on the TV screen.  The show is based on the novel originally written by Shirley Jackson in 1959.   The TV show depicts a family who has purchased a b...

Bohemian Rhapsody: the story of the band brought to theaters (Review)

Bohemian Rhapsody: the story of the band brought to theaters (Review)

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Bohemian Rhapsody brings the legacy of the band Queen back to life, through a thrilling and heartfelt movie.  The film follows the life of Freddie Mercury, with his journey in the legendary band and how he  lived his life as a British bisexual man in the mid to late 20th century. The movie portrays Mercury’s personality as drama...

‘Next Gen’: futuristic friends and problems (Review)

‘Next Gen’: futuristic friends and problems (Review)

Michael Raphael, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

WARNING: Spoilers Ahead Next Gen is a futuristic and adventurous Netflix original film.  This unique film began streaming on Sept 7. Next Gen takes place in a technologically advanced city called Grainland, where it chronicles the life of an adolescent named Mai Su.  Mai has had a troubling c...

BTS rising in fame while spreading positivity

BTS rising in fame while spreading positivity

Kaycee Johnson, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under A&E

Bangtan Sonyeondan, more commonly known as BTS, is a Korean pop band whose popularity has skyrocketed all over the world.    The band members include Kim Nam Joon (RM), Kim Seok Jin (Jin), Min Yoon Gi (Suga), Jung Ho-seok (J-Hope), Park Ji-Min (Jimin), Kim Tae Hyung (V), and Jeon Jeongguk (Jungkook). ...

Twenty One Pilots creates brilliant backstory for upcoming album ‘Trench’ (Review)

Twenty One Pilots creates brilliant backstory for upcoming album ‘Trench’ (Review)

Carol Etzel, Magazine Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music, Reviews

Twenty One Pilots is back with new music, and this time they’ve also created an entire universe. In 2017, drummer Josh Dun accepted an award for the most dedicated fan base at the Alternative Press Awards. He said, “Tyler wishes he could be here; he’s actually off severing ties with Dema.” N...

Overwatch League posing a threat to modern sports

Overwatch League posing a threat to modern sports

Cameron Fritz, Publications Manager

September 24, 2018


Filed under Games, Sports

[analytics-counter] In the age of competitive video games, the definition of sport is being challenged. In a professional gaming world where players participate in tournaments, one game sought to change that, and bring eSports as close as it has ever been to traditional sports.  Overwatch, a highl...

Brain boost: books to jumpstart your school year

Brain boost: books to jumpstart your school year

Ellie Knapp, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under A&E, Books, Reviews, Showcase

Whether you spent your summer with your head in a book, traveling the world, or on the football field, a good book always helps with the stress and exhaustion a new school year brings.  Here are some books that we recommend you read to jump start your school year.   Realistic Fiction: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas*...

Netflix original ‘Girls Incarcerated’ shows the importance of rehabilitation (Review)

Netflix original ‘Girls Incarcerated’ shows the importance of rehabilitation (Review)

Releigh Norrell, A&E Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase, Television

Girls Incarcerated is an eight-episode Netflix original show featuring teen inmates at Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility in Madison, Indiana. Since the show was released, the facility has been closed. This show highlights the struggles of the girls serving time in the correctional facility. The ...

‘Multiple Choice’: Test or a captivating novel? (Review)

‘Multiple Choice’: Test or a captivating novel? (Review)

Carol Etzel, A&E Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under A&E, Books, Reviews, Showcase

Let's just get one thing straight: I hate standardized tests, and until recently I was not the type of person to pick up a book in my free time. However, Multiple Choice left me speechless. The novel is broken into five sections: excluded term, sentence order, sentence completion, sentence eliminatio...

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