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Summer reading is necessary to cultivate lifelong learning

Summer reading is necessary to cultivate lifelong learning

Hannah Dear May 25, 2017

BY HANNAH DEAR (‘17) NEWS EDITOR Summer reading is a tradition for every district student starting in seventh grade. This reading is meant to keep students engaged in school despite the summer...

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Budget cuts should not be made to special education programs

Hannah Dear May 4, 2017

BY HANNAH DEAR (‘17) NEWS EDITOR Budget cuts are inevitable within a tight economy; it is unnecessary to cut programs that benefit more than six million children throughout their education. Over...

Almost, Maine cast enjoys time both back stage and on stage

“Almost, Maine” cast enjoys time both back stage and on stage

Hannah Dear March 12, 2017

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“Almost, Maine” crew shines throughout the show

“Almost, Maine” crew shines throughout the show

Hannah Dear March 11, 2017

BY HANNAH DEAR (‘17) NEWS EDITOR No show is complete without a hardworking crew behind the scenes. Junior Kate Guiney and senior Kate Duncan student direct this play. The duo pushes the actors...

“Almost, Maine” warms the hearts of audience

“Almost, Maine” warms the hearts of audience

Hannah Dear March 10, 2017

BY HANNAH DEAR (‘17), NEWS EDITOR The curtain opens on Katie Gold and John Kim, two lovers sitting amongst the stars in a little town called Almost, Maine. “He wants to get closer to the girl...

Princess Leia should not be a Disney princess

Princess Leia should not be a Disney princess

Hannah Dear March 3, 2017

BY HANNAH DEAR (‘17) NEWS EDITOR Princess Leia has casually been considered to be the newest Disney princess after Disney bought out Lucasfilm. This is not official; only a casual opinion. Leia...

Vegan Eats: Vegans can love Valentines Day, too

Vegan Eats: Vegans can love Valentine’s Day, too

Hannah Dear February 1, 2017

BY HANNAH DEAR (‘17) NEWS EDITOR Valentine's Day is an infamous day for vegans. All of a sudden the world is covered in chocolate candy that I cannot eat. Why?! Chocolate, flowers, and love...

Debate over Princess Leia becoming a Disney Princess

Debate over Princess Leia becoming a Disney Princess

Hannah Dear January 11, 2017

Princess Leia is the ultimate Disney princess BY DANIEL BRNJIC ('17) Princess Leia has been the flower child of sci-fi geeks for a generation. She is an attractive and strong character who champions...

Vegan Eats: I’m dreaming of a vegan Christmas

Hannah Dear December 24, 2016

This is the time of the year for Honey Baked Hams, eggnog, and Christmas cookies. However, the one thing that all three of those items have in common is that they are all usually not vegan. Never...

School district hosts Hour of Code

School district hosts Hour of Code

Hannah Dear December 12, 2016

BY HANNAH DEAR (‘17) NEWS EDITOR In the high school and middle school cafeteria on Dec 10 will be the second annual Hour of Code for ages K-12. The Hour of Code is a national event that exposes...

Rae Dear was adopted on Christmas in Chengdu, China by the Dear family. (Photo courtesy of Donna Dear)

First Person: Christmas in China

Hannah Dear December 9, 2016

BY HANNAH DEAR ('17) NEWS EDITOR It was Christmas 2011. My family was sitting in a hotel room in Guangzhou, China. We had just opened the small presents that my parents had snuck out to buy....

An armed suspect attacks Ohio State University students

An armed suspect attacks Ohio State University students

Hannah Dear November 30, 2016

BY HANNAH DEAR (‘17) NEWS EDITOR An armed suspect jumped the curb and violently attacked Ohio State University students on Monday morning. “A lot of it happened really fast. The alerts came...

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