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Students win big money with the Maverick Challenge

Students win big money with the Maverick Challenge

Caley Monnier, Staff Writer
February 8, 2021

Since the beginning of the school year, Mrs. Jones’ Marketing class has been working diligently on the Maverick Challenge, a county-wide competition in which high school students plan and present metaphorical...

Haunted Hoosier Legends Part Five: The Blue Lady

Haunted Hoosier Legends Part Five: The Blue Lady

Kayla Moriarty, Staff Writer
February 8, 2021

About twenty minutes from the tourist town of Nashville, Indiana, is an inn with a history. Reports of a “blue lady” who roams the halls has been a popular sight among visitors.  Story, Indiana...

The Mediocre 2020

The Mediocre 2020

Andrew Dickmeyer, Staff Writer, Weatherman
February 4, 2021

2020 was not a great year, but there were at least some upsides. Storm chasers line up for dramatic weather events, hoping to see their glimpses of the chaos, but after hearing about the complications...

A Year to Remember

A Year to Remember

Kendrick Sterling, Staff Writer
January 13, 2021

I feel that in years to come, when people hear the word "2020," some negative thoughts may occur. Sure 2020 had a lot of negatives but I think it's important to find the good in this not-so-seemingly-great...

A Year Full of Challenges

A Year Full of Challenges

Camryn Sterling, Staff Writer
January 13, 2021

2020. What a year. It all started the Friday before Spring break. I remember sitting in Geometry class when I got the news that our Spring break would be extended by two weeks. I immediately thought, "Yes!...

Double standards on college campuses

Double standards on college campuses

January 13, 2021

Trigger warning! Mature content below   For centuries women have been made to feel as if they’re objects and distractions to men. Sparking the conversation of rape culture in our modern lives...

Freshman Fears

Kiley Sons, Staff Writer
January 13, 2021

Everyone  experiences some fears their freshman year. Now as the class of 2024 enters its freshman year the experience is very different, than when the upperclassman entered. Instead of worrying about...

New Teacher Interviews Week 4

New Teacher Interviews Week 4

Audrey Wiggam, Staff Writer
January 13, 2021

This week's interview is on Mrs. Schleibaum and Mrs. Perry. Mrs. Schleibaum is a new Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 teacher. She is originally from Scottsburg, Indiana and had previously taught for 14 years...

Stress in Sports

Kiley Sons, Staff Writer
January 13, 2021

Many athletes face stress in sports every day, and it weighs very heavily on them. A little stress is good because it helps the body face challenges. Too much stress can take the fun out of the sport,...

2020 from a Student's Perspective

2020 from a Student’s Perspective

Kayla Moriarty, Staff Writer
January 13, 2021

Anticipatingly huddled around the television waiting for the ball to drop, I never in a million years would’ve thought that this would collectively be the worst year of everyones’ lives. After Kobe...

2020: A Year Lost

2020: A Year Lost

Zachary Thompson, Lifestyle Editor
January 8, 2021

How do I despise thee, 2020? Let me count the ways.  The year of perpetual disasters started off with a bang, literally, as we were brought to the brink of a large-scale war in the Middle East, wildfires...

Senioritis: The Silent Killer

Senioritis: The Silent Killer

Zachary Thompson, Lifestyle Editor
December 18, 2020

One word that can make teachers shudder with fear and leave even the strongest students wondering where they went wrong: senioritis. Every year, naive students go into their senior year and tell themselves...

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