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How Florence Pugh was cheated out of an Oscar win

Sarah Carpenter February 16, 2020

The 2020 Academy Awards left many with a feeling of satisfaction as many well-deserving movies, actors, directors and behind-the-scenes crew members took home an Oscar, one of the most prized and sought...

Natural beauty: Finding the prettiest places in Granville

Sarah Carpenter January 30, 2020

Keeping consistent with New-England aesthetic that is ingrained within the small town of Granville, nature often seamlessly merges with the town, giving it a reputation for the beauty within it. Listed...

Senior Sam Klaus takes a quick nap break to rejuvenate after a long night of doing homework. (Photo by Lauren Kiernan).

What keeps us up at night: a guide to teenage sleep deprivation

Sarah Carpenter January 21, 2020

It is almost three in the morning when senior Madison Snipes shuts off her computer and calls it a night. Although she still has homework that requires her attention, she decides to hold off and hurriedly...

This year, close to 400 million pounds of food will be discarded on Thanksgiving.

It’s the most wasteful time of the year: the impact Thanksgiving has on food waste

Sarah Carpenter November 26, 2019

BY SARAH CARPENTER (’20) Each year in November, Americans all over the country begin to purchase heaps of green beans, potatoes, and turkey in preparation for Thanksgiving, the largest and most iconic...

Choosing not to vaccinate children poses a danger to society

Choosing not to vaccinate children poses a danger to society

Sarah Carpenter November 13, 2019

BY SARAH CARPENTER ('20) In February, a five-year-old boy and his parents traveled to Costa Rica for a family vacation. The boy, who was not vaccinated, unknowingly introduced measles back into the...

District removes Pay to Participate program

District removes Pay to Participate program

Sarah Carpenter September 16, 2019

BY SARAH CARPENTER ('20) The district has abolished Pay to Participate for all students participating in athletic activities due to the passage of the latest levy last November.  Last year, the...

District expands new opportunities for students with trips in 2020

District expands new opportunities for students with trips in 2020

Sarah Carpenter May 6, 2019

BY SARAH CARPENTER (‘20) Granville High school is expanding its cultural opportunities for students with two international trips in 2020. During the summer of 2020, Latin teacher Derick Fisher and...

The Super Bowl experience told by a German exchange student

The Super Bowl experience told by a German exchange student

Sarah Carpenter February 25, 2019

BY SARAH CARPENTER ('20) To Americans, the anticipation and hype surrounding the Super Bowl is normal and is even considered a part of American culture. However, I was curious as to how people from...

Four Netflix originals to entertain you during break

Four Netflix originals to entertain you during break

Sarah Carpenter December 20, 2018

BY SARAH CARPENTER (‘20)  Winter break is approaching, and many who do not like winter activities struggle with keeping themselves entertained for two straight weeks. However, this break is the...

Girls cross country team runs to victory

Girls’ cross country team runs to victory

Sarah Carpenter November 12, 2018

BY SARAH CARPENTER (‘20) The girls’ cross country team placed third overall in the Division I State Championship with 142 points at National Trails Raceway on Nov.  10, with one runner earning...

OPINION: The school secretary needs to be reinstated

OPINION: The school secretary needs to be reinstated

Sarah Carpenter October 23, 2018

SARAH CARPENTER ('20) Students who returned to school this August may have noticed one major change: the absence of a secretary at the front desk. Though it may seem like it is not a major problem for...

Citizen Aid Stations placed in schools as a safety precaution

Citizen Aid Stations placed in schools as a safety precaution

Sarah Carpenter September 11, 2018

BY SARAH CARPENTER  (‘20) The district placed new safety precaution boxes, called “Citizen Aid Stations” inside each of the school buildings just this past summer. Just prior to the start...

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