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  • December 6Panther Night Tonight for HS students Dec. 6. 2019 from 7-11! There will be games, movies, and concessions!
  • December 4Don't forget to check out our Instagram page and make your Hershey kisses jar guess!!
  • December 3Varsity Girls Basketball Game Today Dec. 3 @ 7:00pm!

Strong finish in Panther Invitational hints to season title for cross teams

Strong finish in Panther Invitational hints to season title for cross teams

Emily Breslin, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

On a beautiful Saturday morning in the village, the birds were chirping, the morning sun rising, and the dew still fresh on the ground. That was until the steady pounding of feet swept it off the grass. On September 28, the Panther Invitational hosted teams from GLAC. Results of the race ended with both teams fi...

Coach returns from time off the volleyball court

Coach returns from time off the volleyball court

Isabelle Bliss, reporter

November 28, 2019

A new, but cherished face appeared when Amy Knepley returned from her time off of the court. She is back and determined as ever to help make the girls volleyball team win the district game and to make the team even stronger than before.  Motivating the players to improve their skills, drove Kne...

Supportive adults encourage seniors to apply for college

Supportive adults encourage seniors to apply for college

Mickenzi Merriweather, Staff-Reporter

November 25, 2019

For four years, Frederick Choate had a thought floating around his head: What should he do after high school? Known as Freddie, the high school senior realized how difficult it can be to figure out which path to take after high school.  “My junior year, I took robotics,” Choate said. “Robotics ...

Single-use plastic, the ticking time bomb

Single-use plastic, the ticking time bomb

Hannah Bolton, Editor-In-Chief

November 18, 2019

Plastic. It is everywhere: in food, cars, phones, and now it is coming to a body of water near you. Single use plastic is not a problem that can be thrown away. It will stick around for thousands of years, as it does not degrade like other materials.  “We are producing over 300 million to...

Fantasy football scores attention of local NFL fans

Fantasy football scores attention of local NFL fans

Tyler Showerman, Staff-Reporter

November 14, 2019

Fantasy football scores attention of local NFL fans (Sports Feature/Culture) Staff Reporter Tyler Showerman Imagine a world where you could handpick the best players across the NFL to craft your very own team. The talent of quarterback Patrick Mahomes, Ezekiel Elliott and Le’Veon Bell could b...

Junior wins photo contest

Junior wins photo contest

Hannah Bolton, Editor in chief

August 28, 2019

With only a camera, junior Danielle Barbour headed off for three days. One photo and $50 later, Barbour returned from Jostens publication camp changed. “She took what she learned the first two days of our class and combined it with our theme and won our photo contest,” Barbour’s photography t...

Backyard Astronomy

Backyard Astronomy

Chris Kaltner, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

The darkness of night and the warm spring weather made it a perfect night to look upon the stars. With the use of his uncle’s telescope, sophomore Jonah Coffman, gazed up toward space at the bright burning balls of gas that exist millions of light years away. Over time, the clear pictures of the stars t...

FIRST robotics greatest accomplishment: making it to Worlds

FIRST robotics greatest accomplishment: making it to Worlds

Samantha Stitt, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

“Robotics teams ready to start, in 3, 2, 1, GO!” Six teams stand on a platform ready to begin the match hoping for victory, the Panther Powered team among them. With the 2019 theme of space with rockets, cargo ships, hatch panels and more, the 6591 Panther Powered team came in 46th place...

Astrology represented by beliefs of Generation Z

Astrology represented by beliefs of Generation Z

Jacey Gustafson, Astrology represented by beliefs of Generation Z

June 3, 2019

When sophomore Sidney Keeler gets on Instagram throughout her day, she checks for updates on her horoscope. “I’m a Pisces, and they tend to be super sensitive and caring, creative, emotional,” Keeler said, “I definitely fit into that.” Past, present and future, the horoscope knows how life plays out...

Measles outbreak strikes close to home

Measles outbreak strikes close to home

Bella Roberts, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

“I feel that parents don’t vaccinate due to the misinformation about the MMR [vaccine] causing autism,” recently retired nurse of pediatrics and family medicine, Cynthia Strudgeon said. “There are parents that don’t want to risk seeing their child become affected by autism.” Measles: the epidemic in the U.S. has reached Michigan. As of April 17, ...

Online classes rising up

Online classes rising up

Morgan King, Content Editor

April 15, 2019

When you first walk into the room, the only sound you can hear is humming of the air through the vents. After you take a seat, the low mumbling of students talking rises. They are slumped over their computers doing their work. Yet, there are a few hiding in the corners playing on their phone and list...

Student body shrinking, class size increasing

Student body shrinking, class size increasing

Hannah Bolton, Assistant Editor

April 15, 2019

Veteran English teacher Pam Gower teaches classes that are filled to the brim. She tag teams her biggest class with special education teacher Julie Shotwell, but her first block, freshman English, she instructs all alone, working with 30 students as one teacher. “I have a hard time getting to helping all...

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