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Christmas lights, up bright and early, but at night. Photo Credit: Luke Dixon

Holiday fun to be done socially distanced

December 22, 2020

2020 has been a really hard year for everybody, but on the bright side, Christmas is coming very soon. Distanced holiday fun will be in store for the whole community to be safe and still have fun this...

The formal Bergstrom family Christmas tree. Photo courtesy of Abby Bergstrom.

Students, teachers show off tree decorating skills

Amelia Havill December 21, 2020

While hunkered down for the holidays, one holiday tradition that can go on is the decorating of Christmas trees. Biology teacher Jennifer Newell does multiple themed trees, which she decorates a week...

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Christmas safety provokes a redirect in holiday shopping

Wyatt Rivers December 20, 2020

With the pandemic keeping many indoors and closing shops for good, it is not hard to believe that Christmas shopping will be more difficult this year. Even if shops decide to keep their doors open, with...

Santa drove through Park Ridge waving at happy watchers.

District, village rethink holiday traditions to meet social distancing guidelines

December 19, 2020

The small town of Granville typically puts on a big lineup of annual holiday festivities such as the high school musical performance, the Candlelight Walking Tour, the Santa Claus tour and seasonal competitions....

Opening scene in new Netflix movie The Knight Before Christmas
Photo courtesy of Grace Portzline.

Repetitive Hallmark movies still make their mark

Grace Portzline December 16, 2019

Between all the decorations, gatherings, food, possible traveling and the music, the holidays have a special feeling about them. A kick off to the holiday season is the numerous movies that have become...

Michael Bublés Christmas album is one of the most listened to albums during the holiday season. Photo by Lauren Kiernan.

What to listen to this holiday season: Top ten Christmas songs.

Lauren Kiernan December 11, 2019

The Christmas season incorporates everything from food to family to fun- but most importantly it revolves around the music of the season. There have been hundreds of Christmas songs that have been released...

Covers from Die Hard (Left) and National Lampoons Christmas Vacation (Right) that depict two very different types of Christmas movies

Unwrap these movies this holiday season

Nick Williams December 9, 2019

Alongside decorating a tree and unwrapping presents, watching Christmas movies is a long held tradition for many families around the holidays.  Over the years, the worlds of cinema and Christmas have...

Photo by Paige Grunden

Candlelight Walking Tour lights the way to the holidays

Grace Portzline December 6, 2019

On the first Saturday in December, the downtown area of Granville turns into a festive celebration. The town will kick off the holiday season at the annual Candlelight Walking Tour on Dec. 7. The...

Volunteering throughout the Ho-Ho-Holidays

Volunteering throughout the Ho-Ho-Holidays

Alyssa Christian December 19, 2017

BY ALYSSA CHRISTIAN (‘19) AND RILEY VRADENBURG (‘18) Our community is always in need of volunteers to ensure that everyone has a happy holiday. There have been a wide variety of organizations that...

Top 10 Gifts for Dog Lovers

Top 10 Gifts for Dog Lovers

Josie DeCaro December 18, 2017

BY: JOSIE DECARO ('19) [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="46"]

Nailled that recipe: Celebrate the holidays with these peanut butter cup cookies

Nailled that recipe: Celebrate the holidays with these peanut butter cup cookies

Emma Naille December 13, 2017

BY EMMA NAILLE (‘18) Celebrating the holidays with family or trying to figure out what to get someone can be very stressful. Baking with family or friends, or even as a present for loved ones, is...

Jarred Kitchen with the best beard

No Shave November

Keegan VanMeter November 28, 2017

BY HANNAH MUSICK (‘18) AND KEEGAN VAN METER (‘19) No Shave November has been a big tradition throughout men’s culture in the last decade. The competitive side of guys comes out when debating who...

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