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The “New and Improved” Midterm Schedule: Like It or Not?

Some helpful tips for midterms include getting a good night sleep, chewing gum while you study, color-coding notes, eating somewhat healthy, wearing comfy clothes and even bringing a book or something to do after the exam. Good luck and have a wonderful break!

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

The school calendar this year releases students on a Tuesday for the holidays. This is different from previous years as it is usually a Friday. Have you seen the midterm schedule and thought about it? For freshman that are not aware of the schedule, there are three days of early release at 12:55 p.m....

Existentialism

There are many things in life that cannot be explained. The trick is to find the beauty in even the small things. Don’t let yourself miss out on the splendor of life.

Rachel (Rae) Lee, Staff writer

November 9, 2015

We are alone. All alone in the dark, But somehow, that darkness seems like light To the human eye. That is how we began: In the arctic, barren, and sinister nothingness. They call it the human race for a reason. That reason being, We are all trying to get somewhere. Where? No...

Isaac’s Perspective

Stories from different times can share a similar result.

Jack Kern, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015

Genesis 22:1. Most Christians have heard this reading time and time again. In short, God calls down upon Abraham, a descendent of Noah, asking him to sacrifice his only son, Isaac, in order for him to prove his faith of his lord and savior. Think about what goes through Abraham’s mind here: “Well,...

Chloroform Enemy

Our clocks are ticking. Don’t let our time go to waste.

Grace Hanks, staff writer

April 24, 2015

Clocks ceased to Tick- Tock an eternity ago.   How long has it been since I last dreamt? I don’t know.   It is impossible to get a grip, but I cannot let go. was there anything to hold onto though?       Why can’t I see all of...

Epiphany

Rayne Crivelli, Staff Writer

February 23, 2015

There’s a place where confusion and confidence collide. Keeping secrets locked away within ourselves, Because being hypocritical is worse than being honest. It’s not easy to admit when you are wrong, And finally seeing the truth laid out is a death sentence. Earth-shattering revelations...

Why They’re Called Hands

A pair of hands can tell a story; some happy, some dark.

Jack Kern, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

I came home from school that day, and my mom and dad weren’t there. At first I was scared, but then I remembered that they had told me that they would be home after dark. I waited patiently on the stool by the window, looking out into cornfields that stretched out to the horizon. The hands on the clock...

Adventures in Costco

The store seems to go on for miles, a wonderland of bargains and boxes.

Emma Franklin, Senior Editor

October 20, 2014

Costco is a large building full of consumer products and this summer one came to my home town; I did not have it in me to stay away from the grand opening. We went there with one mission: to buy a television. My grandmother needed a new one and we got a membership specifically for it. Though the televisions...

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