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$1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What Would You Have Done?

$1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What Would You Have Done?
February 5, 2016

      After the well anticipated broadcast of the $1.5 billion Powerball Jackpot’s winning numbers on January 13th, millions of people across the country returned to their...

How Accessories Help Define Our Individuality

Simple bracelets can be paired with one another to display the special meanings behind them. In this case, Senior Perri Rabbitt wears her pink, handmade bracelet from Kenya and a “Live in Love” bracelet to reflect her support and inspiration.
May 8, 2015

When taking notice of the small details of the people around, it may be easy to recognize all of the jewelry and accessories they place on themselves. Although many people pay no attention to these details,...

A Habitat by Habitat

As it turned out, the job came out as more than just a personal experience.  The three generations of men on my dad’s side all came out to work: Tom (Grandfather), Thomas (Father), and me (Thomas is my middle name, imagine that).  Building beside my own fathers was something I had wanted to do my whole life, and I’ll never forget the experience.
May 6, 2015

10 Emergencies We Are Not Prepared For

10 Emergencies We Are Not Prepared For
April 14, 2015

Fires, Tornados, Gunmen—the school system has trained us all how to respond to emergency situations such as these, but what if there is an earthquake? What if the roof caves in? What if the school floods?...

What Depression Looks Like

“Depression is not an easy thing for me to discuss. Describing it is an obstacle all on its own. I feel as if the entire world has turned against me, and I have absolutely no one to turn to. All happiness that once resided within me has disappeared and I am left with dust clouding my vision. Then the anxiety begins. My hands shake, and I only beg to be back home and safe in my bed, letting my covers seclude me from the world’s judgmental eyes. I leave class just to beat the crowd and hope no one says a word behind me. This is why I have music to provide a pathway for me, telling me it is going to get better. A slight smile will then appear upon my lips as I realize…I can beat this.”
March 3, 2015

The dark secret of depression is that many teens today are diagnosed with this mental illness. Some hide it with smiles while some just hide their hands in their jacket and carry on with their day. It...

The Art of Vandalism

Some of these doodles are simple, depicting what a lecture made them think of, or what they would rather be doing.
February 12, 2015

We have all seen it, doodles and drawings on the desks and walls of the school. Although most of us pay little or no attention to them, yet upon closer inspection, they can be quite interesting, showing...

The Cards Tell All

0 The Fool- The Fool is the perfect card to start learning with because it symbolizes the beginning of a journey. Unaware of what will happen, The Fool takes only what he needs (the sack on the stick) and sets off., yet he is oblivious to what will happen and could encounter problems if the path of obliviousness is followed (the cliff).
December 16, 2014

When an average person thinks of psychic readings, they immediately think of the strange crystal ball on the table; however, this is not the only way to read someone’s fortune. Among the psychics...

Long boarding

After sliding, grinding and flying down hills for hours on end, local long boarder Brandon Gray holds his board high.  He proudly shows its scratches and marks, signifying that day’s accomplishments like a battered old trophy. He and the film team are ready to take their equipment to the next hill so that it too can fall victim to his wrathful board.
November 13, 2014

Brandon Gray is a local, amateur long boarder that is passionate about mastering the skill. After weeks of practicing, Brandon Gray asks his friends and family to come with him to get numerous action shots...

FCA at North

The FCA ministry at North is a church-like service, complete with prayer and a sermon. “[It is] sort of like going to church twice a week…” says Freshman Chase Merberger.
November 13, 2014

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is an internationally-recognized organization designed to “use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ”, according to the FCA...

Adventures in Summertime

Seniors Meghan Lee and Erin Dickman spend the last night of their three day vacation dancing to and enjoying the melodies of the jazz music street performers in Miami Beach, Florida.
September 30, 2014

Summer is a time to be savored and cherished while it lasts, and as we move deeper and deeper into the clutches of the school year, the burning memory of the summer sun will stay with us in the back of...

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