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  • May 23The seniors last day of high school is today. Exams are Thursday and Friday.

  • May 22Yearbook will be retaking team pictures today in the high school gym.

  • May 21The 2018 No Boundaries Yearbook was changed to a fall delivery. Order yours today!

The revolution of soaring spheres

The revolution of soaring spheres

Martin Hoeksema

May 22, 2018


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Running, jumping and throwing. All three of these things describe track and field, but one competition requires different masteries than the usual events: shot put. The combination of brute strength and form allows each competitor to heave a 10 pound ball as far as possible in order to gain more points ov...

Photo of the week April 11, 2018

Photo of the week April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018


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PHOTO MADIE GEE-MONTGOMERY Reaching to improve the program, three year varsity softball player Lena Jackson #2 explains, "I want to make the program more appreciated, and I would like to see more participation." The varsity softball team set its goal for the 2018 season at winning Regionals. The...

Gliding past the fear of falling

Gliding past the fear of falling

Kali Roskowski

March 28, 2018


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Peeking over the long edge of her snowboard as she adjusts her bindings, sophomore Sam Argento realizes she is terrified. From the time she got on the scary ski lifts, all she can think about is whether she will be able to keep her balance on the way down the hill. It is Argento’s first time hitting a slope...

Cheerleaders face the possible fear of imperfection

Cheerleaders face the possible fear of imperfection

Maria Risner, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018


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It’s not the glitz, the bows or the skirts. It’s much more than that. It’s heart, hardwork and commitment. Cheerleaders don’t pursue their sport for the special recognition from their peers or for the so called popularity. “It’s not as easy as you would think it is, it’s actually pretty pretty ha...

From the classroom to the court

From the classroom to the court

Maria Risner, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018


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Set, spike, ace. Spanish teacher of 13 years, Christina Villegas, has taken on the 2017 sports season as the new junior varsity volleyball coach. Villegas played a multitude of sports during her years of school, but volleyball had been one of her greatest passions.  Already a full time teacher, ...

Senior begins new sport while coach builds new program

Senior begins new sport while coach builds new program

Logan Connolly, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018


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The one emotion that was going through senior Jake Sutton’s head on that mat during his eighth grade year was nerves, and that did not change his senior year. Heading in to his first high school meet, Sutton said he “was nervous but somewhat confident.” Sutton plays team sports like baseball and ...

Rookie varsity quarterback looks to future

Rookie varsity quarterback looks to future

Logan Connolly, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


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The huddle ends and the play is chosen, a grunt coming from the boys. As the play is put into action, all the pressure is place on the quarterback’s shoulders, and that is just what sophomore Brandon Nelson loves. Nelson is the team’s new quarterback, filling the position after Mason Gee-Mon...

Battling for a breath

Battling for a breath

Zabrina Yannella, Creative Editor

June 23, 2017


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Twenty minutes into the first half of the varsity girls soccer game, freshman Megan Catron broke into chills and could not breathe. The ability to catch her breath felt farther away than the end of the school year. Some signs that an asthmatic athlete is going through an episode are chills and short...

Following in her footsteps

Following in her footsteps

Emma Lockhart, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2017


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Pushing herself to finish the 2 mile race, freshman Rachel Owen steadily runs along the track against 11 other athletes, one of those being her peer, friend and mentor, senior Julia Olson. Working to improve her personal record, Owen wants to run as hard as she can. Owen has ran track two years previous to thi...

Pitch, field and game

Pitch, field and game

Sarah Shevrovich, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2017


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“I do think softball is harder [than baseball],” the varsity boys coach Chris Robinson said “due to the fact that they pitch so close and the ball comes from a really weird angle.” According to ESPN softball is harder than baseball because the field is half the size, making the game largely ab...

Pursuing their passion

Pursuing their passion

Logan Connolly, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2017


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“I feel coaches keep everything together,” sophomore competitive cheerleader and soccer player Justice Clark said, when asked the importance of coaches. “They’re like the glue of the game. They make sure everything is kept together.” This year, two new coaches are ready to stick high scores ...

Sashay, plié and ballet

Sashay, plié and ballet

Emma Lockhart and Zabrina Yannella

April 12, 2017


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  Years of footwork, dozens of costumes and days of sore muscles are a few ways to describe the time senior Katie Outwater has put into her sport. Outwater has spent 16 years in dance, 6 years of that competitively. “Dance, to me, is expressing my emotions on stage,” Outwater said. “My fav...

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