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A One-Stop Shop for PSAT Information 2020

Sophomore Shawn Chansipaeng displays two commonly owned calculators that are accepted by the College Board. On the left, Chansipaeng holds the TI-84 Plus CE calculator, and on the right, he has the TI-30XS Multiview in hand. Photo by Sarah Treusch

Sarah Treusch, News/Sports Editor

September 17, 2020

Student registration for the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) opened Aug. 12 and closes Sept. 27. The exam will be held on Oct. 14, and for students not taking the PSAT, that day will be an online learning day. Additional information will be released closer to the date.  For all non-sophomore students taking t...

Arabian Nights: Everything You Need to Know about Prom 2019

The theme of this year’s Prom is “Arabian Nights,” and the venue has had an elegant upgrade to the Hotel Avalon.

Abby Marks, Features Editor

March 18, 2019

It is that time of the year again: girls are frantically shopping around for the perfect dress as boys are trying to figure out the perfect way to woo their crushes, and the prom committee is excitedly rushing to add the finishing details to the most popular dance of the year. That is right ladies and ...

Answers From a Vegan

Leilani, a vegan, sitting in front of an anti-vegan sign. She and her friends laughed as she posed for the photograph.

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor

May 15, 2017

After being vegan for over a year, I have had my fair share of confused and curious strangers. Whenever the topic is brought up I am often asked a series of identical questions: “Why?” “Do you get protein?” “Is your family vegan?” and lastly, the ever looming “So what can you eat?...

Jodi Picoult Has the Answers to Your Publishing Questions

“Writing can be healing, as you must 
know by now, and perhaps you can inspire 
another kid who was just like you.

Sydney Gage, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

Ask any teenager what their dreams consist of, and most will either answer with uncertainty or with irrational haste.  Some will say they desire to travel to faraway countries, to become famous actors, or to simply survive high school.  Others may not know what they want to do with their futures yet—a...

Interview with Myself: Music

Brandon and Brandon Moss sit together, minds a pair, as if a reflection.

Brandon Moss, Sports Editor

November 19, 2013

“Good morning, Brandon. You are looking great today.”   “You are too kind. You’re not so bad yourself!”   “Thank you. But let us not waste moments flattering ourselves. It’s time to get down to business. What are your thoughts on today’s music?”   “Well, music for me ...

How to Prepare For the Onslaught of Zombies

Looting food is a crucial part of survival, but resisting the urge to take everything and shove it in a backpack is necessary. You don’t have room to be taking all the things.

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

What a day! You failed two tests, forgot your homework, found out that the girl you like is going to prom with your best friend, and failed your driving test. AGAIN. This day couldn’t get any worse, right? Wrong! As you head up the road, on the way home, you see an odd looking man stumbling up the...

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