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Ecology club reduces environmental harm

Ecology club reduces environmental harm

Chloe Aikman, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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Wandering towards the end of South Hall, one might recognize the Turtle Pond as a landmark of the campus landscape – a testament to the resident Ecology Club’s existence. However, this club is doing more than just caring for the three red-eared slider turtles and their habitat; they’re working...

Alumni turned teachers

Alumni turned teachers

Kai Alexander, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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This school has been a home to students and teachers since its establishment in 1927. Over the years, these students have graduated out but some remain within the confines of this school today.  Natasha Walker, now an English teacher, was not too long ago an English student.  "I was the very first ninth g...

UN-Fazed: New model United Nations club emerges

UN-Fazed: New model United Nations club emerges

Chloe Aikman, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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Upon discovery of an absence, a new club comes forth. The Model United Nations Club, founded by sophomore Karishma Rana, is currently organizing and planning the future of its first year of operation. “The UN is a very important part of the world; it unites all these different countries, and...

Shoes continue fashion trend in hallways

Shoes continue fashion trend in hallways

Kai Alexander, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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Shoes are something everyone is generally familiar with, snuggly worn on feet to protect from a long day of hiking around school. Whether it be climbing the stairs of new building or strutting down south hall, students are bound to see or indulge in these trendy foot huggers. One popular pair completing...

Strength through Culture

Strength through Culture

Alexis Perno, Business Manager

December 13, 2017


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A menorah glows in the windowsill of one home, clay pots decorate another, and Christmas songs ring through the air. With two weeks off for Winter Break fast approaching, the holidays are just a breath away.   Despite Christmas being in the forefront of seemingly everyone's minds, other holidays are just beginning, bringing with them a history of u...

Spellbound

Spellbound

Chloe-Amelie Aikman, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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Just outside of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, the smiles of volunteers greet the incoming masses as they enter the Great Hall – and with it, another era.   Inside, medieval flags grace each wall and Christmas decorations trail down the center of each table. Food and drink are provided, the l...

A Thinking Man’s Football

A Thinking Man’s Football

Chloe-Amelie Aikman, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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   From the pages of the much-acclaimed Harry Potter series, one of the Wizarding Realm’s secondary components has quickly made its way from fiction into reality – and is currently taking the world by siege. Born in 2005 and rapidly captivating college club sport fanatics, Quidditch is m...

Lisensed to Drive

Lisensed to Drive

Chloe-Amelie Aikman, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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They're everywhere – and yet invisible. An integral and fundamentally overlooked element of modern day life, the license plate recedes into the background, a stream of letters and numbers gone unread and unnoticed. A small rectangular plate adorns the car like vehicular jewelry, waiting for its inherent...

Holloway: An American Musical

Holloway: An American Musical

Graham Hill, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


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  Officer Holloway is a familiar face around the school. Whether he is helping coordinate car drop-offs in the morning or supervising football games, this school officer is well-known among both students and teachers.   However, there is a lesser-known aspect to Holloway. Most students are not familiar with his musical exploits.  ...

Latin Revived

Latin Revived

Chloe-Amelie AIkman, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


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Latin Club regains its prominence this year under the guidance of John Henson, Latin teacher, and the club's three presidents. Headed by Alyssa Stern, Michelle Ferlita and Desu Imudia, these seniors are excited to be taking the lead in directing the activities and competitions the club is planning...

A Man & His Dog

A Man & His Dog

Dylan Pitts, Designer

October 24, 2017


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The life of a teacher outside of school is one of the world's greatest mysteries. Speculations of what exactly teachers do in their off hours have been raging on in a heated discussion since the dawn of time; with opinions varying immensely. Beliefs range from teachers never leaving the school, to only...

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