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Relationships cause stress

Relationships cause stress

Hannah Crawford, Online Editor-in-Chief
April 9, 2015
Filed under Focus

"Being in a relationship to me means having a companion.  Not just a boyfriend, but a best friend as well, having someone who's there for you," said senior Madi McKenzie. Relationships can be fun and carefree, but for high school students especially, they can also be the source of stress in the ...

Anya and Erik Nelson

Anya and Erik Nelson

Robby Enright, Distribution Reporter
March 27, 2015
Filed under Focus

The Nelson family sits around the dinner table as the twins, juniors Anya and Erik, recall the lesson from chemistry class that day. Being in the same classes helps the twins understand each other. In a recent study by the CDC has shown that 34 of every 1000 births in the United States are twins. F...

Twins at birth, friends for life

Twins at birth, friends for life

Madie Woltman, Social Media Editor
March 26, 2015
Filed under Focus

Seniors Maddy Ek and Ben Ek are one of the rare couples of siblings that happen to be twins. They were born on Dec. 31, 1996 and Ben is 17 minutes older than Maddy. “I wouldn’t know what it would be like to not have a twin. Maddy and I are good friends, but I know that isn’t the case for all...

Christina and Genna Bartingale: friends for life

Christina and Genna Bartingale: friends for life

Sam Hudachek, Social Media Reporter
March 25, 2015
Filed under Focus

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Exercising helps keep attitude positive

Exercising helps keep attitude positive

Joel Lange, Social Media Reporter
March 1, 2015
Filed under In-Depth

The body is a temple and it must be upheld by healthy practices. Regular exercise and eating can have a significant impact on the body's health. Although, getting in the habit of exercising and not eating junk foods can be so difficult, some people do not even know where to start. Before exercising,...

Maintaining healthy lifestyle through body and mind

Rachel LeMire, Photographer
February 27, 2015
Filed under In-Depth, Read & Watch

Staying in shape can be a difficult task, especially during the cold winters that keep us inside. While some try to maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy, others participate in rigorous exercise programs. Now more than ever, there are countless ways to stay healthy. From at home workout systems,...

Benefits of eating healthy

Benefits of eating healthy

Kyah LaBancz, Online Editor
February 23, 2015
Filed under In-Depth

Imagine standing in front of two different food bars. One is filled with crunchy greens, nuts filled with healthy fats, lean proteins and various  vegetables to make a delightful salad. The other displays options of sugar packed sweets, chips and all of Grandma's fattening holiday dishes. Which would...

Staff couples tell their love stories

Staff couples tell their love stories

Anna Craggs, Photographer
February 14, 2015
Filed under In-Depth, People

The month of February reminds people if their loved ones. Valentine's Day is coming soon on Feb. 14. American culture is in love with love. Little girls grow up watching Disney movies about Prince Charming. There are some lucky ladies who have found the right ones. These ladies happen to be teachers. ...

Breckheimer and Nederloe shows love has no boundaries

Emily Ness, Anchor
February 13, 2015
Filed under In-Depth, People, Read & Watch

February has long been a time of romance. It is the month associated with Valentine's Day. While some would believe that this holiday honors only typical couples, the tides are turning as far as the world's stance on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The LGBT community strives to create a world of acce...

Greeder and Blinkhorn recall milestones in their relationship

Greeder and Blinkhorn recall milestones in their relationship

Madie Woltman, Social Media Reporter
February 11, 2015
Filed under In-Depth, People

“She means a lot to me. She’s a big part of my life, but she makes it so great and happy for me. I’m just glad we met and have stayed together," said junior Wyatt Blinkhorn, speaking of his girlfriend, junior Lauren Greeder. Blinkhorn and Greeder have been dating since Sept. 21, 2013. They first...

Students in Armed Forces

Students in Armed Forces

Matt Salmi, Social Media Editor
January 16, 2015
Filed under In-Depth, Photo Slide Shows

Many people go into the different military branches every year after high school. This year there are a few students who will be joining the military.  There are a few different reasons why each of them are going to the Armed Forces first instead of going to college.  There are also many different job...

The military through the family’s eyes

Maddie Maroney, Social Media Managing Editor
January 15, 2015
Filed under In-Depth

"We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us," said Winston Churchill. Many Americans would agree there is a certain level of pride and respect that our country has for our military members who protect this country. But of course, no one resp...

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