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How-To: Survive physics

Charlotte Hagerman, Copy Editor and Erin Hanratty, Sports Editor

January 27, 2010

Filed under How-To Column

We know how lost you are. We know you’re searching for answers, mindlessly wandering down the halls.  Lucky for you, three seniors who’ve been through it all are here to help. Erin Hanratty, Charlotte Hagerman, and Alex Bah...

At Wit’s End

Allison Siegel, Managing Editor

January 27, 2010

Filed under At Wit's End, Columns, Perspectives

The difficulty of convincing a bunch of apathetic teenagers to unite and do something together is nothing to jeer at. Teenagers are naturally uninterested in things that aren’t directly related to them.  Even if one person...

On a side note

Katelynn Colgain, Editorials Editor

January 6, 2010

Filed under On a Side Note, Uncategorized

“From now on, I’m going to…” I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve heard these words come out of people’s mouths. They claim that they are going to follow through with their New Year’s resolutions. They’re...

On a side note

Kirby Browning, Copy Editor and Katelynn Colgain, Editorials Editor

December 23, 2009

Filed under On a Side Note, Uncategorized

Christmas—my favorite time of the year— a time when everyone bustles with cheer.  I love putting up lights to bring a soft winter glow, and then wrapping gifts with pretty paper and bows!  I shop and spend too much money...

On a side note

Katelynn Colgain, Editorials Editor

December 6, 2009

Filed under On a Side Note, Uncategorized

During the assembly for the juniors and seniors on December 2, we were told that the next day was going to be some kind of dress-up day.  First off, I wasn’t even sure whether we were supposed to just wear black and gold or...

On a side note

Katelynn Colgain, Editorials Editor

November 30, 2009

Filed under On a Side Note, Perspectives

To send a single college your SAT scores, College Board is charging $9.50! Not only that, but application fees for colleges can be as expensive as eighty dollars.  We already have to pay an arm and a leg for tuition, room, and...

On a side note

Katelynn Colgain, Editorials Editor

October 24, 2009

Filed under On a Side Note, Uncategorized

I didn’t expect the whole treasure island, pirate invasion, hidden treasure homecoming theme to be very good.  But my attitude instantly changed as I walked through the two open doors and felt the beat of the music throughout...

At Wit’s End

Allison Siegel, Managing Editor

October 16, 2009

Filed under At Wit's End, Columns, Perspectives

With the technological advances in today’s world, teenagers are equipped to have a constant connection with news.  It’s called the World Wide Web for a reason.  Yet, every time I sign on to the internet, I either open up F...

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