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  • January 18Final exams for first semester are on January 25 and 26. Make sure to study!

  • January 8Girls Varsity competitive cheer will be having a meet at home this Wednesday @ 6pm

  • January 8Boys Varsity basketball will be playing Lansing Christian at home @7pm

Anonymous opinions from our peers

Anonymous opinions from our peers

Kimberly Higgins, Social Media Editor

January 18, 2018


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“I hate you.” “You are stupid.” “TBH, no one cares about you.” These are all harmful comments that can be anonymously left in the DMs of unsuspecting victims. Sarahah.com, the new social media website allows for bullying, anonymous insults, and if you are lucky, you may even get some...

The next digital media playground

The next digital media playground

Patrick Cox, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2018


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Dexter Gore Jr. grew up in one of the worst areas of Chicago. He was always a fan of school and playing on his high school basketball team. The city influenced him to quit the sport he loved and do what he had to do to survive in a place that swallows kids just like him whole, according to interviews ...

Follow the leader

Follow the leader

Zabrina Yannella, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2018


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Screams and laughter fill the air of the corridor as a crowd of students forms around to witness the big event. Smartphones whip out of pockets to record what takes place. Gaukers stand in complete stillness, watching and waiting to see if anyone will make the first move in stopping the fight in front ...

Chalkboards to smartboards

Chalkboards to smartboards

Abbey Sayler, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


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Once a lively, bustling hallway now resembles a ghost town of lockers and empty classrooms. Dust collects on the floors of the gym which once held sporting events. A humongous stack of report cards and records sits on a shelf, yellowing from age and exposure, a range of years from 1954 to 1961. The sm...

Life on a pumpkin farm

Life on a pumpkin farm

Kali Roskowski, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017


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If there is anything to love about living with a field of pumpkins in your backyard, it is being able to use them for socialization, for meals and for decoration according to freshman Samantha Armstrong. “You can use [the pumpkins] for anything,” Armstrong said. “People come and get pumpkins ‘ca...

Michigan finds its grind

Michigan finds its grind

Kali Roskowski and Zabrina Yannella

October 22, 2017


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CLICK ON IMAGE FOR PHOTO STORY What makes you tick? Think about it. Everyone has a personal grind. Motivational speaker Mike Smith inspired attendees to ponder exactly this in his presentation for Josten’s Renaissance Back to School Tour at the Breslin Center at Michigan State University. Tues...

Less stress, more stretch

Less stress, more stretch

Anna Baird, Content Editor

July 15, 2017


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Whether it is school, work or something personal, life can become stressful very quickly. There are different ways to deal with this stress, and for a lot of people, yoga is a major resolver. “It’s very relaxing,” eighth-grader Brianna Hill said. “Like, sometimes it’s a little stressful when y...

How to accomplish any goal you set

How to accomplish any goal you set

Mason Gee-Montgomery, Staff Reporter

July 1, 2017


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 Only three percent of citizens in the United States have written goals. Out of these 3 percent, “only 1 percent rewrite and review their goals on a daily basis” according to Brian Tracy, world renowned personal development guru.   It is interesting how 1 percent of the population makes 96 perce...

A new twist

A new twist

Abbey Salyer, Staff Reporter

June 26, 2017


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Jotting notes down in math class, eighth grader Landon Clark finds it difficult to pay attention. When he and his classmates take notes, he says “I fidget with my pencil, my feet and just about anything I can get my hands on.” Clark, like many other students, has ADHD. “I know I have it because I g...

Left Brain, Right Brain

Left Brain, Right Brain

Zabrina Yannella, Creative Editor

May 26, 2017


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When most people think of twins, they usually think they look alike, dress alike, and act alike but the Lilley twins could not be more different from each other. Juniors Kyle and Colin Lilley are fraternal twins, meaning that two eggs were released at ovulation and were fertilized separately. ...

We get it, you vape

We get it, you vape

Emma Lockhart, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2017


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Go out and sit in the student parking lot after school, right near the exit and just watch the cars go by. It is almost guaranteed that you will see the big, billowed clouds of water vapor gusting out of a truck, then a van, then a few passenger cars window. Salted caramel, strawberry, and cream all secon...

Fish in a barrel

Fish in a barrel

Kali Roskowski, Content Editor

May 11, 2017


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  Nearly 30 percent of parents in the U.S fear for their children's’ safety at school. In addition, roughly one in eight students fear for their own safety while in school according to Gallup, a polling company that delivers and analyzes statistics on attitudes and behaviors of employees, customers, students and citizens. Stockbridge teachers have no self-defense ...

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