Students take leadership trip to Hawaii

Eva Miller, Junior, captured this shot while in Hawaii on their trip over the summer. Submitted by Eva Miller.

Kaitlyn Eckhard, Assistant Editor

November 30, 2018

After successful past, chess team eyes more trophies in 2019

Gabe Gibert talks and laughs as he plays chess and makes his next move.

Ace Moen, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

One of the most successful, but often overlooked student organizations is the chess team. Their trophies dominate the case in the main lobby and line the windows and shelves in the main office, with some going back to the school’s founding year in 2010. “We went to like four or five [team...

Jermaine Williams, junior

Jermaine Williams, junior

Jessica Carter, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

“My first wish would be for all kids to have access to a good education. My second wish would be for women in all countries have equal rights. And my third wish would be that people would stop being racists bigots and everyone would start accepting and appreciating each other.” -Jermaine Williams, ...

Actors prepare for fall semester play “Metamorphoses”

While the set is being finished in the blackbox, Freshman Jesus Pena practices playing the drunk man in a classroom, which was Pena's favorite role to play. ‘I see myself as a comedian, so I like making people laugh, so when I’m so called ‘drunk’...I just see smiles on all the fellow actors...laughing with me, it just makes me feel good,” Pena said.

Natalie O'Dell, Business Manager

November 20, 2018

Metamorphoses, a play composed of short stories from Greek mythology, is unconventional in its storytelling, which added many challenges for casting and practicing. Each cast member was given roles based on the monologue they did for the audition, as well as their movement, given its emphasis on physicality. The play was directed...

Reginald Coleman, senior

Reginald Coleman, senior

Christopher Corriveau, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

"My goal in life is to be successful, to where I can support my family. Since I just recently got into acting, I want to go far, like probably Broadway, also I want to act in like movies and TV shows. I don't want to just stop there either; I want to keep going forward to where maybe I'm creating more...

Noah Trevino, eighth grade

Noah Trevino, eighth grade

Jessica Carter, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

“I’m in jazz, intro to modern, drama II, and boys’ choir. My favorite is boys’ choir because I don’t have to dress up and continually change and I feel like people try more in choir and it’s also much less crowded. It leaves more space to yourself.” -Noah Trevino, eighth grade  ...

Homecoming held at new venue

The homecoming crowd from the venue's balcony. The DJ played music from the balcony while the attendees were on the main floor.

Natalie O'Dell, Business Manager

November 6, 2018

Held at a separate venue for the first time, this year's homecoming featured several new changes from the past homecomings held in the cafeteria. Senior Mario Harris, the high school president, along with the rest of High School STUCO, were the ones to institute this. "It was something different,...

Marissa Moyers, eighth grade

Marissa Moyers, eighth grade

Nuri Broady, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

“I’ve been singing since I was around six years old. I honestly just love music in general because it helps me cope with almost everything in my life.” -Marissa Moyers, eighth grade

Lilliana Bremerkamp, sophomore

Lilliana Bremerkamp, sophomore

Kennedy Brown, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Middle school student council wants to build a bridge to better behavior

Student council members pause a morning meeting for a photo. (Back row from left to right) Sam Meyer, Timothy Pitts, Katherine Bittle, Jie Crusoe, and Colin Schuessler. (Front row from left to right) Nola Kelley, Baelana Hendrix,  Anna Landgraf, and Dylan Miller.

Aiya Hunter, Kennedy Brown, and Mario Harris

October 26, 2018

This year’s middle school student council is determined to have monthly events, including a pie eating contest that happened earlier this month. However, behavior has become a concern because of past and recent incidents. Council members want to bring the change students need to encourage better behavior. “I...

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