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Senior spends free time coding

Senior spends free time coding

Raina Basso, Editor

September 16, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology, Top Stories

While most people merely use computers for internet browsing, others enjoy delving deeper into the creation and production of web pages and games. Senior Aidan Lawson spends his time coding and has become well-versed in it. “Essentially, I write code and modify games, whether it be through the programming,...

QUIZ – Are you getting enough sleep?

QUIZ – Are you getting enough sleep?

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2016


Filed under Quizzes

Students join in on jorts trend

Students join in on jorts trend

Lacey Gregory, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2016


Filed under A&E, Feature

Many a fashion trend has found its way through the doors of this school in the past several decades, but one that seems to have made its return over the summer is that of jean shorts or “jorts” worn by male students. Local stores such as the Buckle, online retailers like Pac Sun, and even the most well-known jean...

Fashion Finds: Homecoming part two

Fashion Finds: Homecoming part two

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fashion Finds

Reminder: We try to post clothes with sizes for everyone. Even if the model doesn't look like it would fit you, still look into it. The dresses in this post also run in petite and plus-sized. ASOS Embellished Crop Top Mini Dress for $121 (Plus available) Tutu Two Piece Dress for $164 Navy Blue &am...

Fashion Finds: Homecoming Dresses

Fashion Finds: Homecoming Dresses

Madison Crees, Co-Editor in Chief

September 2, 2016


Filed under A&E, Fashion Finds

Homecoming is right around the corner and it is time to find that perfect dress. Luckily, the Guidon is here to help a few of you. Illusion dress from $149. Scoop-back dress for $149. Floral dress for $160. Lace blush dress for $69. Blue lace inset dress for $115. ...

Junior expresses thoughts on Frank Ocean album

Junior expresses thoughts on Frank Ocean album

Lacey Gregory, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2016


Filed under A&E, Feature

Four years of broken promises, endless waiting and a plethora of delays are among the tribulations that loyal fans of Frank Ocean have endured in anticipation of his sophomore album. Initially slated to be released in July 2015, the album was put off for a whole twelve months. And then another. The...

Junior spends two hours daily playing Pokémon Go

Junior spends two hours daily playing Pokémon Go

Kara Brooks, Editor

August 29, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology

Pokémon Go became a popular game over the summer. One student in particular that highly enjoys the game is junior Ashton Balthazor. Balthazor has been a fan of Pokémon even before the game Pokémon Go came out. Balthazor enjoys the fact that the game forces him to go outside. “Now when I go...

Wagoner classes test Yondr pouches for cellphones

Wagoner classes test Yondr pouches for cellphones

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Technology, Top Stories

Students who are enrolled in a class with English instructor Kathy Wagoner have been greeted this year with her new classroom cellphone policy. At the beginning of the hour, students must place their cellphones into their assigned pouch. These pouches, called "Yondr", cannot be opened unless a special m...

Science Spot: Team color found to impact performance

Science Spot: Team color found to impact performance

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2016


Filed under A&E, Technology

There is an inherent unbalance when it comes to team color and competing. Whether it be in video games or sports, the color of a team can impact the chance for that team to win. So, what color should you pick next time you participate in a team competition? Red. When playing a team video game, there are ty...

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