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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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Civil battles: a fight for students rights

Civil battles: a fight for students rights

Cassidy Peña, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2016

The simplest accepted definition of “gender” is the state of being male or female. However, “gender” is now understood as a vast, complex spectrum that requires an in-depth study to understand. According to Paz Gualpo, professor of psychology and director of the Sexual and Gender Identity...

Fair Trade Fashion

The store carries another sun hat that is made for working in fields and protecting the head/face from the sun.

Emma Lockhart, Business Manager

May 24, 2016

Bloody and prodding fingers graze over the overpriced fabric laying on the teenager’s back. These fabrics take the childhood from children who went from the crib to the factory.  Unethical working conditions, low wages and long hours are seen in clothing companies around the world. Name brand clothing ...

Stem cell research

Stem cell research

Madie Gee-Montgomery, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016

Stem cells can treat anything from Alzheimer's to baldness. Scientists take these cells out of parts of the human body so that they can treat these diseases that people are desperate to find the cure to. “What’s the point in doing something like that,” said senior AJ Jessop. “I think that t...

Embracing sexuality

Embracing sexuality

Zabrina Yannella, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016

Society has an idea of what love is supposed to be: a boy and a girl who fall in love and live happily ever after. For some that is not the case. Some of those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community are hiding in fear due to people who believe they should not be allowed to love whom the...

Americans, searching for identity

Natalia Peters, Foreign Exchange Staff Reporter

May 12, 2016

Proving American patriotism by everyday rituals, such as saying the pledge every morning in class or hanging a 5-foot-long American flag in the front yard are common habits of a truly, proud American. However, Americans seem to spend a good deal of time searching for their real home countries. ...

Bringing home the elite gold

Junior Autumn Shingledecker dancing her hip hop solo to ‘London Bridges.’ “We’re usually one of the smaller studios there, but we usually place well,” junior Autumn Shingledecker said. “It’s a great experience.”

Zabrina Yannella, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2016

Behind the curtains, Jazzy Jen’s dancers are waiting to enter the stage. They walk on, and the crowd roars with applause and cheers. The lights are blinding. The music starts, and the dancers, Callie Belt, Katelyn Outwater and Autumn Shingledecker transform the stage into their own world. On  A...

Finding Political Identity

Finding Political Identity

Kaylee Barker, Managing Editor

April 12, 2016

  Believe it or not, arguing on live debates and searching for a way to expose scandals about the other runner has not always been the primary focus of the presidential race opponents. As many saw televised, 2016 opponents such as Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have criticized each other and ...

Do good and feel good

Do good and feel good

Brianna Gomez, Creative Editor

April 12, 2016

Fresh clean air and damp weather are the signs of spring coming. While nature is awakening, so is the desire to do something good. After a long dreadful winter of being confined inside, here are a few ways you can cheer up by doing good for someone else and getting out of the house. According to Ment...

Science Olympiad provides insight into new Michigan science standards

Science Olympiad provides insight into new Michigan science standards

James White, Content Editor

April 11, 2016

Igniting a competitive, but passionate flame inside of themselves, Stockbridge Science Olympians are preparing to rush the competition for the gold. The group exemplifies scientific curiosity and a tenacity for problem solving and teamwork. These Olympians are not running at breakneck speeds; however,...

Death with dignity

Death with dignity

Emma Lockhart, Senior Reporter

March 23, 2016

Last breaths can be the most painful inhalations of one’s life, and very few have the choice of when they can take that breath. The last few breaths of a patient's life could be quicker for the ones in too much pain. But only in four states. The Death with Dignity National Center (DDNC) is a political fun...

Mind, body, balance and scientific soundness

Mind, body, balance and scientific soundness

James White, Content Editor

March 18, 2016

Perform a Google Image search for "meditation" and witness a sea of surreal pictures of shadowy figures or mysterious monks, legs crossed and hands performing one of many mudras, in some far away monastery or tranquil location in nature. For many, meditation is a spiritual ritual where one connects with...

Lending a paw

Jill Ogden and her dog Quest go for a stroll outside of their around their Stockbridge home on February 28.

Eric Johnson, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2016

Waking up and getting everyone ready is an everyday routine. Leaving to walk her kids to school, Jill Ogden has her seeing eye dog Quest faithfully by her side for the whole way. During the day while her kids are at school, Ogden does day to day things while Quest is off duty, meaning she can be a n...

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