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  • March 9Spring sports start today, 3/9, right after school. Make sure you have a physical on file.
  • March 5If you are running track there is a meeting after school, 3/5, in the media center.
  • March 4Academic team photos, 3/11, starting at 11 a.m., so make sure you wear your team shirt.

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Over-baked: The lasting effects of marijuana usage on teens

Over-baked: The lasting effects of marijuana usage on teens

Zabrina Yannella, Creative Editor

February 4, 2017

Marijuana. Weed. Pot. Cannabis. Ganga. Hemp. Grass. Herb. Blunt. Dope. Joint. Broccoli. These are common street names for the illegal substance that travels throughout schools in backpacks, or sits tucked away in lockers until the school bell rings, signalling that it is time to get baked. Al...

Heroin: The impacts after high school

Probation officer and sobriety court pretrial services agent, Jesse Besonen, speaks about the legal consequences of using heroin and how of the people she works with, many end up dead due to an overdose.

Zabrina Yannella, Creative Editor

February 4, 2017

In the past 30 days students in grades seven, nine and eleven have not used heroin according to SRSLY Stockbridge; nonetheless, heroin usage is a very real dilemma, especially for graduating seniors going off to college in the fall. The Center for Disease Control reported 8,260 heroin related deaths...

Update: The pipeline and the problem

Perspective. While overlooking the view on Lake Ontario in New York, Wes Perry and a friend volunteered at Fort Niagara also in New York, to educate visitors about the history of Natives.

Rita Alonso, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017

Update: February 9, 2017 On January 27, 2017, President Donald Trump signed executive orders and approved further advances with the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Trump’s decision goes against Obama's administrative decision made about the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline. Late las...

Emptying the cages

Emptying the cages

Sarah Barney, Senior Reporter

January 24, 2017

The issue is not that there are animals in the cages, it is that there are animals waiting to fill their spots. Shelters like Cascades Humane Society, located in Jackson, Michigan, can only take in so many animals. “Sometimes we do have to turn people away, because we don’t have the room, but...

Beliefs in the streets

People of all different backgrounds walk down the sidewalk, chanting three haunting words: “Not my president.”

Emma Lockhart, Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2017

  Hundreds of people march wall to wall in the constraints of the streets of Indianapolis, Indiana. Chants of disapproval of the past days events echoed down scattered groups of protesters. Following the presidential election, when Republican nominee Donald Trump won the president-elect over ...

Culture shock in a rural town

Culture shock in a rural town

Emma Lockhart, Editor-in-Cheif

December 1, 2016

As humans, we interact as a way of feeling fulfilled. And, unknowingly, culture is infused into the everyday structure of a person from when she is born. Being in one place for the entirety of her life does not reflect to her the way the world works. Staying in one place may be a dream, but if a career...

High school students attend community Big Buck Bash

With a focused face, sophomore Keith Risner watches as another buck is lifted onto the rack. He was unsuccessful on opening day. “I was just thinking what the score of each would be around and which one was the biggest. I felt happy for the hunters,” Risner said.

Hannah Glair

November 29, 2016

Junior Garrett Hughes, after 13 hours of waiting in the cold, gave up on his hunt. “I was disappointed, but I figured I’ll get something soon,” Hughes said. The annual Big Buck Bash was held on the opening day of Michigan’s regular firearm deer season at Crossroads Community Church in Stockbri...

A dizzy intersection

A dizzy intersection

Abbey Salyer, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2016

Many of us remember the nursery rhyme that goes, “Round and round we go. Where we stop, nobody knows.” Many teens have that state of mind when hitting the newly added roundabout near Chelsea. Since drivers have to keep moving at this sort of intersection, it really sparks curiosity. Is it any bet...

The road to success is not a set path

Recently applied to the US Naval Academy, senior Jake Chapman weighs his options after high school.

Hana Allen, Senior Reporter

November 1, 2016

Soon, the delicious aroma of home cooked meals and warm hugs from family will surround us but that will not be the only joy circulating the room. Drilling questions from various family members about what the plan is after high school will also encompass us. The holidays are approaching quickly, which ...

For What I Stand

 Singing along to Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believing,’ students wave their phone flashlights during the closing of the event. The song was picked through a poll on the Twitter page for Jostens Renaissance by the students attending.

Kali Roskowski, Content Editor

September 29, 2016

  Student leaders from all around Michigan rallied in the stands of the Breslin Center at Michigan State as motivational speaker Mike Smith expressed his own beliefs and shared his own life experiences during Jostens Renaissance Back to School Tour. Smith, according to the Jostens Renaissance webs...

Destroying biodiversity

Photo taken by Emma Lockhart at local Zoo.

Emma Lockhart, Staff Reporter

June 10, 2016

In reality, people actually use high school math, in situations like these: Just in the student parking lot on May 24, 125 cars sat. Let’s just say that each of these cars gets an average 20 miles per gallon and each car drives 5 miles from home to the school. That means one way to school, students...

Honey, we have a bee problem

Honey, we have a bee problem

Anna Baird, Staff Reporter

June 9, 2016

It is a beautiful spring day. Children are enjoying the outdoors. They are playing catch by the garden when they notice something yellow and fuzzy flying around. This is a honey bee. The role of this bee is to pollinate flowers. By doing so, it is estimated by the Mother Nature Network that these bees ...

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