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Perception, Expression, Identity

Perception, Expression, Identity

Jake Roedel, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

The artist touches the pencil to the blank white paper, beginning the journey of self-expression. An artist’s purpose in any work is to convey and inspire a certain feeling or emotion, whether it be through a drawing, painting or a sculpture. If the artwork invokes previously unexplored feelings from...

Balancing School and Work

Balancing School and Work

Jake Roedel, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Right as the school dismissal bell rings, students who have to work rush to their cars, put on their work attire and then fight the heavy afternoon traffic just to make it to work on time. Instead of participating in study groups or other after-school activities, working students are putting in six ho...

New Horizons : Students Summer Trips

New Horizons : Students Summer Trips

Jack Selig, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

Bumping up and down in the back of an old covered truck in Central Africa or standing 100 yards away from a pack of wolves are not typical situations for anyone to be in, let alone a high school student during a summer vacation. Junior Madison Treat went to Uganda for two months this summer with the Chr...

Student Senate Tackles the Trash Problem

Student Senate Tackles the Trash Problem

Lauren Wilson, Writer

October 4, 2016

The average American produces 4.3 pounds of garbage per day, according to a 2011 Duke University study. With 2,900 students on campus, that equals 12,470 pounds of trash, and not all of it makes it into the trash can.   Student Senate sent out a survey to students and staff to determine their se...

Diversity Prevails in H&M Ad

Diversity Prevails in H&M Ad

Dahlia Bray, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

H&M’s autumn 2016 ad campaign not only features the hottest fall styles, but also features some of the most diverse models for an ad this year. H&M’s latest ad breaks away from the typical lean, white-washed, Eurocentric media campaigns to display a more diverse and realistic portrayal of...

Junkins National Honor Semifinalist

Junkins National Honor Semifinalist

Abby Hagner, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

The National Merit Scholarship program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. Senior John Mark Junkins is the only National Merit Semifinalist in Saline county.   “It’s such a great honor and blessing to be a semifinalist,” Junkins said. “I’m really gratef...

Parkour Practice

Parkour Practice

Abby Hagner, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016

Running up to the wall, senior Andrew Shaw flips over and lands like a cat, perfectly on his feet. Practitioners of Parkour aim to get from one point to another in a complex environment, without assistive equipment and in the fastest and most efficient way possible. Senior Andrew Shaw went to Washingt...

Freshmen Look Ahead

Freshmen Look Ahead

Alyssa Jones, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016

As the bell rings, students clutter the halls racing to reach the heavenly gates. The clock ticks, slowly reaching 3:27, marking the end of a year and the start of summer. For students in the Freshman Academy, it signifies the beginning of what will soon be their sophomore year. “I'm looking forward...

Adolescent Affection

Adolescent Affection

Sarah Graham, Writer

May 18, 2016

High school is the ringing of alarm clocks and inevitable eyebags. High school is last-minute cramming of knowledge into the brain and a Poptart down the throat. It is making new friends, going on dates and possibly taking part in a romantic? relationship. Teenagers are often accused of not knowing ...

Naviance Scholarships

Naviance Scholarships

Lauren Wilson, Writer

May 6, 2016

As the school year comes to an end, the search for scholarships continues. Before the 2015-2016 school year, students had to find scholarships on their own or go to the counselors for help. This year, the counselors introduced the website, Naviance, as a tool for scholarship searches and much more. &nb...

Departure: Interactive Graphic

Departure: Interactive Graphic

Araya Pomplun, Online Editor

May 6, 2016

Senior College DestinationsCreate your own infographics...

Students on Social Media: Senior Week

Students on Social Media: Senior Week

Lauren Wilson, Writer

May 5, 2016

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