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Local skateboarder works with Seymour to keep kids off the streets and on their boards

Local skateboarder works with Seymour to keep kids off the streets and on their boards

Elizabeth Rust, Writer
November 28, 2022

Isaiah Gambrel, SHS 2015 graduate and a longtime part of the local skateboarding scene, has begun working with the city to provide kids in Seymour a positive role model and a healthy outlet at the...

Balance of Power-2022

Balance of Power-2022

November 28, 2022

Although it seems like it was just yesterday, we are officially halfway through incumbent Biden's term, and with that comes the midterms. All elections should be treated the same, but typically the midterms...

High School Hopes (What will become of Seymour students after they graduate? )

November 7, 2022

Being in high school, it can be difficult for students to determine which path they wish to follow after graduation.  Whether it be college, the workforce, or the military, there are many roads to travel...

Lucy Horton, 2020 Showcase Winner

Showcase Seymour: What is It?

November 3, 2022

In 2018, Showcase Seymour was created with hopes of showcasing the vast array of talent at Seymour High School. Mr. Rose, founder of the Showcase, went into depth about the concept of Showcase Seymour...

Why Do We Like Love Songs?

Why Do We Like Love Songs?

Claire Combs, Staff Writer
September 27, 2022

Have you ever wondered why you get a certain feeling when hearing your favorite love song, or even a love song in general? Whether that feeling be sadness, longing, excitement, or happiness, the song evokes...

Front Row left to right: Lisa Goforth, Kristen Robinson, Lisa Thompson, Janis Surenkamp, Deanna Stainbrook
Row Two Left to Right: Tammy Dunlap, Lisa Laglon, Terri Montgomery, Kathie Leenord

Controversy in the cafeteria

Elizabeth Rust, Landon Jones, and Cosmo
September 9, 2022

The quality of lunches at SHS have a questionable past, but the future's looking bright. Lunch ladies have been working tirelessly to improve the quality of lunches at SHS by standardizing the preparation...

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The Owl accepts donations through SNO Donate

Laura Cottrill, Adviser
September 2, 2022

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Shipping containers that could be used for building a bunker

Apocalypse Prep with Goose: Bunkers

Goose, Staff Writer
August 23, 2022

If you were to ask me, "Goose, what is the most important part of surviving the apocalypse?" I would tell you "Know your basics. Learn the fundamentals. How to ride a bike, how to make a fire, and how...

Seymour High School prior to the beginning of construction.

Accomodating the Crowd

Goose and Theo
August 18, 2022

In SHS, there is a growing issue. Seriously, it’s growing. It's the sheer population of our high school. The class of 2022 had 309 students attend school. Compare this to the 2025 class of 475 and you...

SHS Boys Golf

SHS Boys Golf

Maria Ruiz, Staff Writer
May 26, 2022

Time, patience, and practice. The SHS boys golf team is made of 13 outstanding golfers. 5 Freshman, 7 Juniors, and 1 Senior. Together, this team stands at 42-38. Their coach, James Hoffman, has answered...

Dress Code ... Drool

Dress Code … Drool

The Blurb, Staff Writer
May 26, 2022

The Blurb, GUEST OPINION: The following opinions are not those of The Owl; however, by allowing the free speech of these collaborators, we are providing a platform to encourage mature dialogue. A well-known...

Earth Day...Why not everyday?

Earth Day…Why not everyday?

Maria Ruiz, Staff Writer
May 10, 2022

The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970. Over the past 40 years this has grown worldwide because everyone has come together to celebrate our planet and renew our commitment to building a healthier...

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