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  • June 7Varsity softball takes on Regionals this Saturday, June 9, 2018.

  • June 6There is an NHS meeting during B Lunch for all students invited to the program.

  • June 5The last day to order your 2018 yearbook is on the last day of school, Tuesday, June 12.

Preparing for a possible threat

Preparing for a possible threat

Abbey Salyer, Staff Reporter

June 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, MOST RECENT STORIES

Get out, get away, get together: the new motto of procedure if there is a threat in the school. On May 16, students and teachers in each classroom learned and practiced new procedures for live threats. Teachers who have been trained in March with the ALICE program, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Infor...

Helping to fund children’s hospital while gaming

Helping to fund children’s hospital while gaming

Michael Franklin, Web Editor

June 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, MOST RECENT STORIES

On April 28 the doors opened at the main arena of Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center. That entire weekend, gamers lined up to get into the building so they could set up their equipment and start facing danger in their digital worlds. Gaming, an activity millions of people do, is of...

Finances. The bottom line

Finances. The bottom line

Zabrina Yannella, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, MOST RECENT STORIES

Moola. Bank. Dough. Money. With the school district suffering from budget cuts, teachers are being paid to leave the district and fundraisers are being thrown left and right. Are these fundraisers a slam dunk for all students and staff? The answer is “no.” This is what you need to know about...

Cryptocurrency: a risky investment?

Cryptocurrency: a risky investment?

Abbey Salyer and Gavin Salyer

June 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, MOST RECENT STORIES

With many young people today who dream of riches and new cryptocurrencies becoming more valuable, it just might be possible, if they are lucky enough. The problem is, those who try to invest into a digital currency might end up either earning close to around either $10,000 or one tenth of a penny ...

Wasted.

Wasted.

Kali Roskowski

May 24, 2018


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Say you go out to eat and get a massive, half-pound burger with bacon, lettuce and tomato, and a heaping side of fries. You do your best, but there is no way you can finish it. So, you just throw the rest away. Most of what was left was just fries, anyway, and no one likes reheated fries. The cat...

#NationalSchoolWalkout at Stockbridge: The April 20 School Safety Rally

#NationalSchoolWalkout at Stockbridge: The April 20 School Safety Rally

Kayla Drew

May 22, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, MOST RECENT STORIES

Receiving the automated message that our school would be closed for February 14 due to a gun violence threat seemed so out of place for how utterly normal that day had been, just the Tuesday before Valentine’s Day as students had muddled around the halls that afternoon with the same gray haze that inh...

Is #TimeUp for Michigan State?

Is #TimeUp for Michigan State?

Zabrina Yannella

March 22, 2018


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The day you have anticipated since the moment you submitted your application has finally come. A green and white envelope is torn open as tears well in eyes at what they’ve just read: “Congratulations! You’re a Spartan!” To some, this is the day they have dreamed of their whole lives. For futu...

Fentanyl is the problem

Fentanyl is the problem

Logan Connolly

March 12, 2018


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Flashing lights and blaring speakers, a classic party scene. What better way to have fun then to take some pills? Party culture can be safe, but it can also involve dangerous activities like popping pills. Eventually, this habit can spiral to death. Drugs like Xanax, heroin and cocaine can all be l...

What net neutrality does for you

What net neutrality does for you

Patrick Cox

February 26, 2018


Filed under FEATURE

In the time it takes to download a video game, the right to a free and open internet was ripped away from the United States by the FCC ruling to get rid of the Internet Freedom Act. Ever since the high school began the one-to-one learning approach by giving each student a Chromebook, the internet be...

Tales of a nomad

Tales of a nomad

Patrick Cox

February 8, 2018


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In the name of a good photo Hannah Reyes put her life on the line. She did this by capturing a photo of a white rhinoceros sleeping, little to her knowledge, that rhino was a mother protecting her calf. Since rhinos are naturally curious creatures, the mother was immediately awoken by the clicks of ...

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


Filed under FEATURE, Showcase

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 ...

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