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  • December 11Key Club will be selling candy grams Dec.16-20 at lunches, all proceeds will go to Safe Harbour
  • December 3Girl's freshmen basketball will be having a game Wed. Dec. 11 at 3:45 in the Swartz gym
  • October 23There will be a club day on Mon. Dec. 16
  • October 7Freshmen boy's basketball will have a game Thurs. Dec. 12 at 3:45 p.m. with varsity following at 7:30 p.m. in the McGowan gym
  • October 7Girl's basketball will have a game Wed. Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the McGowan gym
  • October 7There will be a school board meeting Thurs. Dec. 12 at 6:45 p.m. in the Fowler LGI

Teacher Talent: Current and former teachers publish books

Teacher Talent: Current and former teachers publish books

Harry Wendelken, Student Life Writer

February 8, 2016

Writing a book may be one of the most difficult thing that a person can do. The hardest part of the process is simply coming up with an idea, something that's substantive and interesting enough for them personally to keep them writing. But even if they come up with an idea, it's no guarantee that ...

‘Kill The Dead’ is an exciting supernatural thriller (Review)

‘Kill The Dead’ is an exciting supernatural thriller (Review)

Trinell Jones, A&E Writer

October 5, 2015

Kill the Dead by Richard Kadrey is a book that contains many interesting aspects to it. The setting of the book taking place in a California, Los Angeles infested with vampires and demons. Coming off of the first book Sandman Slim,Kill the Dead finds the main character James “Sand Slim” Stark, nep...

From Page to Big Screen: the books we love become the movies we adore

From Page to Big Screen: the books we love become the movies we adore

Trinell Jones, A&E Writer

September 24, 2015

Novels seem to have taken Hollywood by the storm recently. With the ongoing success of Suzanne Collins Hunger Games trilogy and the sequel to James Dashner's Maze Runners novel the Scorch Trials coming out this Friday we decided to go to the public to see what makes novel to movie adoptions so popul...

‘The Rule of Three’ will leave you in darkness (Review)

‘The Rule of Three’ will leave you in darkness (Review)

Sarah Payne, Perspectives

March 31, 2015

At a Glance Title: The Rule of Three Author: Eric Walters Publisher: Square Fish Publication Date: Jan 2015 Pages: 405 Genre: Post-apocalyptic/dystopian/science fiction Eric Walters’ novel The Rule of Three follows the story of Adam Daley, a high school student from a large suburb in modern...

Becoming a villain: Lu’s ‘The Young Elites’ will open your eyes (Review)

Becoming a villain: Lu’s ‘The Young Elites’ will open your eyes (Review)

Sarah Payne, Perspectives Writer

March 4, 2015

At a Glance Title: The Young Elites Author: Marie Lu Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Publication Date: Oct 2014 Pages: 368 Genre: Science fiction, Dystopian I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside. Marie Lu, author of the Legend series, once again captures her ...

‘Stolen’ will snatch your attention (Review)

‘Stolen’ will snatch your attention (Review)

Spencer Pechart, A&E Writer

April 17, 2014

"You saw me before I saw you." Lucy Christopher's debut novel begins with that chilling opening line, and immediately, it grabs the reader's attention. Stolen is narrated by Gemma Toombs, a 16 year-old girl, who is the only child of a rich, prestigious family. Wrapping up her vacation in Thail...

‘One More Thing’ offers everything for its reader (Review)

‘One More Thing’ offers everything for its reader (Review)

Spencer Pechart, A&E Writer

March 11, 2014

B.J. Novak is a jack of all trades: he is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, director, and now, an author. Released on February 4, 2014, Novak's debut fiction collection features over 50 stories, and there is certainly something for everyone; his humor pieces are exceptional, and when sad, they hit...

Books can open so many doors (Editorial)

Books can open so many doors (Editorial)

Spencer Pechart, A&E Writer

February 14, 2014

Reading has always been an important hobby of mine; I read to understand and to grow. Whenever I had a fight with a friend, I read.  Whenever I struggled in school, I read.  Whenever it all became too much to bear, I read.  I have always been a reader. However, I have also always been a writer...

“The Impossible Knife of Memory” tears into 2014 (Review)

“The Impossible Knife of Memory” tears into 2014 (Review)

Spencer Pechart, A&E Writer

January 21, 2014

2014 is off to a wonderful start: Laurie Halse Anderson released her newest Young Adult novel, The Impossible Knife of Memory, on January 7. Anderson's recent release has already received much praise. "As in Speak, Anderson provides a riveting study of a psychologically scarred teenager. . . absorbing...

Read more with Readmill

Read more with Readmill

Zach Brehm, Web Genie

December 13, 2013

Considering the current trend towards tablets and ebooks, it’s no surprise that e-reading apps like Readmill are popping up for smartphone users as well. Amazon and Barnes & Noble both have apps for their Kindle and Nook systems, and most smartphones have an e-reader built in to their operating...

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