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Strive for the Gold

Athena Stamos, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2019

Freshman Taylor Boaz has participated in Girl Scouts since she was five years old. Currently, she is working on her Gold Award. The purpose of the Gold Award is to identify an issue, investigate it thoroughly, create a plan, and present the plan. Once the participant presents, they gather feedback,...

Junior Goes to Ice Skating Nationals

Junior Goes to Ice Skating Nationals

Ryan Pham, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

When junior Amber Wright missed four days of school, it was not to go to a beach and relax. Wright was headed to Michigan to compete in nationals with her skating team Synergy. Wright participated in the National Synchronized Ice Skating Championship on Feb. 26 with her team, Synergy. Going to nationals...

History Mural in the Making

Karli works on her mural during Christmas break.

Margaret Vierling

March 7, 2019

Karli Mehrle walked by the blank wall outside of Skylar Kim’s history room a few days a week, not realizing that eventually it would be filled with her own art. A mural located in the history hallway is being painted by 2018 graduate Karli Mehrle. She began the project second semester of her senior y...

Full- time student, Part-time entrepreneur

Jenna Lazaroff, Features Editor

February 14, 2019

In the summer of 2016, senior Amari Hurn started posting clips of herself dancing on Instagram. In approximately one month, she started gaining followers like crazy. She now has 466K followers and receives commission from sponsors off what she posts. “I’ve always been a entertainer at heart, so...

Big Things in a Small Town

Big Things in a Small Town

Taylor Stern, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

With a population of just over 3,500 locals, Casey, Illinois has peaked the interest of over 7,000 travelers both nationally and internationally. Thanks to the unusually large attractions, the tiny town of Casey has over doubled its size in travelers. Last December, I made the two-and-a-half hour trip...

Mr. PCH Pageant Packed with Action

Left to right: Preston Chen plays the recorder with is nose while Tiffany Huang holds up notes.

Alex Edelman, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

The PCH pageant featured a myriad of different acts and dances for the entirety of AC Lab Wednesday. A fitting way to spend a free period; watching all the senior men get together for quick-cooked talent acts, and fast-paced choreography. The first half of the pageant was made up by the introduction...

The Art of Instagram

The Art of Instagram

Claudia Sanders, Online News Editor

February 12, 2019

Since Instagram’s start in 2012, it has transformed from the thought-sharing site into the advertising platform that it is currently. People with over a certain amount of followers, known as influencers, are able to make up to $250,000 to post an ad for a product. But even some Instagram ...

Early Graduates Talk Life After High School

Tori Favazza, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

Some students, while appreciating the high school experience, cannot wait to move on and possibly even start their careers. Whether it be because of a profession or just personal preference, we talked to students who decided to graduate early and get a head start on the rest of their lives. To decide...

Mueller’s Best Present, A Victory

Mueller and his team pose with a cookie cake provided by Katie Mueller.

January 18, 2019

Everyone loves their birthday, even if you're discreet about it. Varsity boys basketball head coach Aaron Mueller's birthday was on Tuesday, January 15. This also happened to be a game day for the team. Mueller only had one wish for his birthday, and that was a win, which the team was able to give him....

Dealing with Drama

Student checks her phone for messages. Drama can be started through texting. Photo by Ryan Pham

Ryan Pham and Jay Bowen, Staff Writter

December 14, 2018

Drama is a very common experience for all high school teenagers. Gossip, relationships, bullies, popularity , are all big factors in the everyday high school society. Some would say that girls go through the most drama. Others think that boys usually brush people off. But high school is the time for...

High School Student Studies Abroad

High School Student Studies Abroad

Taylor Stern, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

If you’ve ever heard any parent, teacher or counselor talk about studying abroad, you’ve likely heard how amazing the experience is or could be. You may hear how it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity and you’ll meet amazing people and learn so many amazing things. It sounds incredible, but is it better suited for high school or college students? Junior Carly Whay decided to take a chance and study abroad in high school.

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