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Raise Your Voice

Kaitelyn Walker, Opinion editor

January 18, 2020

I have cried over homework. I have spent countless nights taking my math homework out of my bag and working through a few problems only to find myself stuck. I search through my notes, search online and eventually ask a friend for help as I become increasingly frustrated and confused. Every ti...

Stockbridge InvenTeam earns grant from MIT program

Stockbridge InvenTeam earns grant from MIT program

Danielle Barbour, Freelance Photographer

January 17, 2020

Even though they are renowned internationally for their work in underwater robotics, the InvenTeam’s most recent and largest award is anything but fishy.  The team received a grant from the Lemelson-MIT Program of up to $10,000 in their own classroom on November 8 after months of work from the team members.  That mean...

Look up from your phone. See the problem.

Tyler Showerman, Staff-Reporter

January 8, 2020

The phone buzzes, your heart races and anxiety starts to consume you. As the minutes pass by, you obsess over the numbers rising on your new post. Social media used to be a place for people to connect, but it is rapidly turning into a toxic obsession.  Technology has taken over our lives, increas...

New security upgrades prove useful during evacuation

New security upgrades prove useful during evacuation

Amelia Pulley, Staff-Reporter

January 6, 2020

Near 650 staff and students were rushed out of the building the Monday morning of November 11. Principal Jeff Trapp made an emergency announcement of an immediate evacuation with no extra information as to why. Students who drove were allowed to go to their personal vehicles, the rest of the student...

Anxiety: the monster in the shadows

Sydney Switzenberg, Creative Editor

December 26, 2019

It starts off as panic‒you can feel it and its rising. Your nerves don't make it any better and your hands might start to become shaky. It just kind of crashes down and falls on you, and you might try to get help, but you can not explain it. Your brain makes it hard for you to function and your stomach...

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...

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