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Young Writers Reflect on Red-Ribbon Week

Young Writers Reflect on Red-Ribbon Week

October 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

6th-, 7th-Graders Give Opinions Students, who are in Kaitlyn Moritz's keyboarding class, used their skills to reflect on drug-free messages during Red-Ribbon week. "It was inspiring, heart-touching work," Row said of the junior high writers' pieces. A Perfectly Average Day By Samantha Stoffers This ...

Red-Ribbon Realities

Red-Ribbon Realities

Jaymon Row

October 26, 2017


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Dark Outcomes Can Come, But Hope Awaits I know a lot of people who've done drugs. I would like to help them.  My goal is to provide others with a strong message - a message of hope. Drugs separate. Drugs tear. Drugs rip. Drugs destroy. I want to honor someone close to me - someone I love. Sh...

Transitioning From Tradition To Tuition …

Transitioning From Tradition To Tuition …

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

March 30, 2017


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Then came my last homecoming week. I loved this time of the year. I would always get a kick out of how serious the boys would get about building the bonfire. It was truly organized chaos. The yearly traditions such as repeatedly saying “the girls never do anything to help” and calling around town...

A Series of One Last Times …

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Senior Caroline Britten begins her series of columns on how the "last" events of her school career have left a list of one-more-chance memories.

From Summer Cross Country to Start of School …

From Summer Cross Country to Start of School …

Caroline Britten, Features Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase

"1-7. 1-7. 1-1-1-7." Chanting those numbers, the year I would graduate, honestly thrilled me as a freshman. I was finally in high school, walking around the bonfire with my classmates and closest friends, so excited - but dadgum, it was gonna take forever to be one of those seniors. I don’t think...

The Wonder of Words

The Wonder of Words

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


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Columnist Kaylie Ritter Gives Reminder: First think, Then Speak Words can have an impact on everyone, whether it be good or bad. “Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using wo...

Promposals – Where are They?

Promposals – Where are They?

K'Leigh Keesee, Business Manager

February 3, 2017


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UPDATE - Feb. 17 Hallie Thompson promposed to Laurel Fields on Thurs., Feb. 16, with "The 7 Reasons why you should go to prom with me" method. Also, on Thursday, Cade Linquist promposed to Ginna Miller by using a scavenger hunt and leading her to the gym where he hid with a sign that said "I'd be LI...

A Life-Changing Loss

A Life-Changing Loss

Justina Coronado, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase

August 1, 2015. The day that God gained another angel, little did I know ... but my news feed held the truth. I will never forget the day I received the news that changed my life. I remember it like it was just yesterday. I was eating at a Schlotzskys with my youth group in Oklahoma City, getting...

‘Sing’ for Laughs, for Lessons, for Friends

‘Sing’ for Laughs, for Lessons, for Friends

Ginna Miller, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

"Sing!" The animated movie of 2016 was one of the best animated movies I've seen by far. Not only is "Sing" utterly hilarious, it has a good story line and teaches you a lesson you will need throughout your life. "Sing" is an appealing film for all ages, including adults. Uncontrollable laughter filled...

Big-Screen Surprise Hits Home

Big-Screen Surprise Hits Home

Chelsey Lamb, News Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It's been in all of the movies. A teenage girl receives her drivers' license and comes home to a new, shiny car. Sometimes I can't help being envious of those girls on the big screen. Their lives seemed perfect. They weren't having to deal with final exams or long hours at the gym, not to mention they...

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