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All The World’s A Stage

All The World’s A Stage

Tiffany To, Writer

April 19, 2019

With more than 10 years of experience in theatre, junior Annslee Clay believes theatre is more than acting for a play. “It’s like the exhilaration that you get on stage, and you don’t think about yourself,” Clay said. “You’re just there to entertain others, and it’s something that ...

Crazy for Coasters

Crazy for Coasters

Alex Beyerlein, Writer

April 10, 2019

The first roller coaster sophomore Jake Fannon rode was Splash Mountain, and it changed his life forever. As it built up anticipation, letting him believe he would run into the thorns and spikes, it dipped at the last second and left him full of laughter and enjoyment. Fannon knew from that point on ...

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Emily Rutledge, Writer

April 1, 2019

Carnegie Hall, a prestigious venue located in midtown Manhattan, is a place where dreams come true. A child with an ambition to play piano on its elegant stage longs to join the world’s finest artists who have given performances there. Senior Madison Betz’s own dream came true in October of 2018 w...

Senior Week Dances 2019

Senior Week Dances 2019

Staff

March 2, 2019

Senior Week 2019 Dance Results: 1st Place: Yellow Team 2nd Place: Purple Team 3rd Place: Red Team 4th Place: Green Team   Overall Results: 1st Place: Green Team 2nd Place: Red Team 3rd Place: Purple Team 4th Place: Yellow Team   All teams raised a combined...

Teacher Starts Lunatick Designs Business

Teacher Starts Lunatick Designs Business

Rhea Patel, Writer

February 18, 2019

During a refreshing hike, art teacher Brianna Peterson takes in her surroundings. She takes mental pictures, along with photographic pictures as inspiration. Later, she takes those pictures and formulates designs to make merchandise for her newfound passion, her business Lunatick Designs. Peterson s...

Meant For The Stage

Meant For The Stage

Emily Rutledge, Writer

January 9, 2019

Eyes shift from the intense soccer game for elementary students to a defender on the field as the first quarter comes to an end. A child, seemingly unaware of the responsibilities of his position, displays energetic dance moves, completely stealing the attention of the crowd. This was the day sophomo...

Let’s Talk Politics

Carly Lidzy, Writer

November 18, 2018

In the House of Representatives District Two election held Nov. 6, some students worked within their party for the candidate they wanted to win. In the end, Republican incumbent French Hill pulled ahead with 51.2% and Democrat Clarke Tucker came in second with 45.8%. Libertarian candidate Joe Swafford ended wi...

Jared King, A Star Wars Story

Ryan McKenzie, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018

As he debates about “Star Wars” with junior Jace Orr, junior Jared King lets the stress of the day flow away. “Star Wars” is King’s life. It was not until eighth grade that King got heavily into “Star Wars,” despite seeing it as a little kid. “I’ve watched the movies, but it wa...

Golden Ticket to Governor’s School

Golden Ticket to Governor’s School

May 18, 2018

Spending six weeks of the summer at Hendrix college studying subjects ranging from drama to social sciences may not sound like the ideal summer plan to some students, but junior Tyler Thompson is “counting down the days.” Arkansas Governor’s School is a residential program for “gifted and talente...

Women of Athena

Women of Athena

Monica Martinez, Columnist

April 27, 2018

Members of the all-female Athena robotics team are participating in the VEX Robotics “#girlpower” initiative to encourage female students to participate in the engineering field by building their own robots and collaborating as a single entity. “Being on an all-girls team is a life-changing experience,” ...

Last Moments in Love

Last Moments in Love

Maxton Preuninger, Writer

March 30, 2018

He filed into Love Auditorium for the first time with a head full of red hair and brown eyes that were not big enough to take in the size of the space. As a third grader, Michael Fuhrman thought of how big the auditorium was and how many people would be able to fill the cream-colored stadium chairs th...

Personal Experiences From Local Gaming YouTubers

Personal Experiences From Local Gaming YouTubers

Rosemary Gregg, Writer

March 7, 2018

 Almost five billion videos are watched on YouTube each day, and approximately 300 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube every minute. YouTube’s growing  popularity has inspired several students to create their own channels and grow an interest in film production. Junior Film Production student...