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MIPA: Bringing Knowledge To Young Minds

Samantha Stitt, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2019


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The Panther and Uncaged staffs learn to strengthens their journalism   Rushing to get off the bus and in the door while hundreds of young teens all bunch together to get in, a group of 50 local high school journalists started the day at the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) Fal...

State level runners motivate enter cross team

State level runners motivate enter cross team

Amelia Pulley, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2019


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Varsity ninth grade runner Rylee Tolson took 1st place for Division 3 at Regionals, setting a school record with a time of 18:45.9. This victory gives the girls team an advantage, lowering their entire team score. “Everytime we reach a goal, we make our goals harder,” Tolson said. “ For exa...

Seventh grader changes the world, one wig at a time

Seventh grader changes the world, one wig at a time

Abigail Douglas, Creative Editor

January 8, 2019


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Cancer is the “leading cause of death in kids from the age 0-19,” according to the National Cancer Institute. An astonishing statistic, but it does not reflect the children who are ill; those kids go through difficult treatment, often ending up losing their hair. That is where seventh grader Wi...

Eighth grader inspires through personal story

Eighth grader inspires through personal story

Elizabeth Platte, Staff Reporter

January 7, 2019


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Social worker John Twining noted the bravery in eighth grader Ivori Hufnagel when she stood up shared her story in front of a large gathering at Ele’s Place he attended. “A caring person, kind, and I really think that she benefited from talking about her experience,” Twining said of Ivori. Ele’...

CADL’s gives musicians new opportunities

CADL’s gives musicians new opportunities

Logan Connolly, Sports Editor

June 6, 2018


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This upcoming September, Stockbridge musicians have a unique chance to show their talents, and could even get $300 worth of professional time at the Troubadour Recording Studio in Lansing. The Stockbridge branch of Capital Area District Libraries is starting a new competition called SongLab 2018, schedu...

Harlem wizards fundraiser event helps raise money for weight room equipment

Harlem wizards fundraiser event helps raise money for weight room equipment

Maria Risner, Video Journalist

June 5, 2018


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On April 30, families in the community gathered in the new gymnasium to experience the one-of-a-kind show the world-famous Harlem Wizards put on. The Harlem Wizards, a group of basketball players who compete against school staff and travel cross country to perform at high schools for fundraising events...

Seniors beautify the outside of new school complex

Seniors beautify the outside of new school complex

Kimberly Higgins, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2018


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Brand new and boring: Stockbridge Junior/Senior High School needed a makeover. “Everybody said that our school has no color and it looks like a jail,” senior Delaney Lauckner said. “I wanted to help make it more beautiful.” Donated by Gee Farms to plant, Lauckner has been working on a project that will he...

Stockbridge InvenTeam builds adaptive fishing pole to help a boy fish

Stockbridge InvenTeam builds adaptive fishing pole to help a boy fish

Abbey Salyer, Staff reporter

June 1, 2018


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After school on May 25, 6-year-old Ezra happily received his adaptive fishing rod that the InvenTeam began making for him winter break of 2018. “After Ezra’s stroke, we were told that he may not walk, talk, eat or use his arm or hand,”  said Ezra’s mother, Jill Mack. “He now does most of t...

Students encouraged to join after-school fitness program

Students encouraged to join after-school fitness program

Maria Risner

May 25, 2018


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“It's a way to really start having healthy habits early,” coalition coordinator Ashley Tomasi said regarding the BeFit program established within the 5 Healthy Towns of Stockbridge. Offered to students ages 12-18 in the school district, BeFit gives open use of the Stockbridge Wellness Center. The a...

Wildlife biology class investigates air pollution

Wildlife biology class investigates air pollution

Kayla Drew

May 21, 2018


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After learning that a certain type of lichen is an indicator of air pollution, seeing as it cannot survive high levels of pollution, the wildlife biology and environmental science class took up an experiment studying the tolerance of this species of lichen. “This is just a study to find out a small ...

Junior Takes Home 3rd Place at The Jostens Photography Contest

Junior Takes Home 3rd Place at The Jostens Photography Contest

Kaylie Shepard, Social Media Manager

April 25, 2018


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Jazmine Hawkins, a two year member of the yearbook staff, submitted a photo she had taken of Principle Jeff Trapp helping students dissect pigs to the Jostens Photography Fest. Her photo was entered in as a “Academics & Community Service” category. After competing against over five thousand othe...

Panther Powered: FIRST Robotics Team Takes on First Competition

Panther Powered: FIRST Robotics Team Takes on First Competition

Tyler Showerman, Social Media Manager

April 17, 2018


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With teams and robots flooding the room, the bustling scene was a new sight for the young FIRST Robotics team. On Thursday, March 1, the Panther Powered team headed to Gibraltar, Michigan to begin the 3-day competition. 1 FIRST, an acronym meaning “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,” is a program used to encourage ...

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