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Pinnacle wins award for their 2016 edition

Elizabeth Harminson, In-Focus Editor

Earlier this month, The Pinnacle won first place for Best Literary Magazine from the American Scholastic Press Association. The award was given for the 2016 edition, “Serenity,” which took several...  Read More »

October 26, 2016

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 17

Lauren Becker, News Editor

Freshman dinner On Tuesday, Oct. 18, freshmen and their families attended the Freshman Dinner in the Upper Gym. This annual event occurs in the fall and allows freshmen and their families to get to know o...  Read More »

October 25, 2016

Hurricane Matthew hits home with community

Caroline Cooney and Grant Sharretts

[View the story "Hurricane Matthew devastates Caribbean and south eastern US coast, leaving damage costs up to $10 billion " on Storify]...  Read More »

October 21, 2016

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Game of the Week: Varsity field hockey loses to Maryvale for first time in four years

On Oct. 17, the women’s varsity field hockey team was defeated by Maryvale 0-1 in the game that determined who held the top seed for the IAAM B Conference. For the ...  Read More »

October 25, 2016 • 0 comments

Game of the Week: Varsity men’s soccer falls to Gilman

October 18, 2016

New coach hired for wrestling program

October 15, 2016

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Nationality Day leads to Black Lives Matter protest

Junior Chika Chuku rushes into her math class on Oct. 4 as the rest of her classmates stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Heads turn and stare, not because she’s ...  Read More »

October 21, 2016 • 1 comment

Spirit Week creates memories

October 17, 2016

Alumni returns to enlighten students on her business experience

October 15, 2016

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“Stranger Things” displays the best of both worlds

As the lights quickly flicker and flash back into the “upside-down” you immediately are left with an uneasy and confused feeling as the first season of “Stranger Thi...  Read More »

October 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Records spin into the future

October 18, 2016

What fall activity should you try?

October 17, 2016

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In Focus

Defying beauty standards

Lilly Stannard, In-Focus Editor

Then four-year-old Morgan Johnson was playing a game of tag with her pre-school classmates like she did every day during recess. When a particular kid was picked to be the tagger...  Read More »

May 6, 2016 • 0 comments

Strengthening friendships through tradition

January 20, 2016

The social media mask

December 15, 2015

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