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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...

QUIZ – Which food describes your personality?

QUIZ – Which food describes your personality?

Anniston Weber, Co-editor-in-chief

June 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, Quizzes

Students remember ‘The Voice’ star, Christina Grimmie

Students remember ‘The Voice’ star, Christina Grimmie

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, News

NBC's 'The Voice' star and YouTube sensation, Christina Grimmie, was fatally shot June 10 during a meet and greet with fans. Grimmie was 22. Long time fans of Grimmie, like senior Ragan Arnold, said the death of 'The Voice' star has impacted her life. "I've been a fan of [Grimmie] for a little...

10 of the coolest museums to visit during the summer

10 of the coolest museums to visit during the summer

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

May 12, 2016


Filed under A&E

1. Museum of of Bad Art Located in Somerville, Mass., this museum is dedicated to showcase "bad art in all its forms and in all its glory". 2. Museum of Death Located in either New Orleans, La. or Los Angeles Calif., the Museum of Death was founded in June of 1995. Here you can view m...

Nine recipes to try this summer

Nine recipes to try this summer

Katie Weisenborn, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2016


Filed under A&E

1.Fake Watermelon Just carve out a regular watermelon and fill the rind with watermelon jello, following the directions on the box. Cherry jello works just as well. 2.Fake Red Lobster cheddar biscuits Who doesn't like these things? 3. BBQ Ribs For more rib recipes, click here....

Nine tips for safe driving

Nine tips for safe driving

Katie Weisenborn, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2016


Filed under A&E

1. The obvious one – don’t drive under the influence. According to madd.com, there have been 2,389 car crashes in the past year that are related to alcohol. 2. Don't text and drive. Research shows that people can’t truly multitask. For more information, click here. 3. Don’t eat ...

Top 15 Disney movie songs

Top 15 Disney movie songs

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

April 20, 2016


Filed under A&E

1. "A Whole New World" "A Whole New World" can be viewed as somewhat of an anthem to the new Disney. This song covers the exhilaration of a first true love, making it a whole new experience each time you listen to it. 2. "Hakuna Matata" This iconic Disney song has inspired countless tattoos and...

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