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Pep-fest walk out starts culture discussion

Pep-fest walk out starts culture discussion

Hannah Drake, Editor-In-Chief
November 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Principal Robert Bach, Student Council leaders, Students Promoting Cultural Awareness (SPCA) leaders, and many concerned teachers met for the second time on Nov. 1 to discuss the values the school should hold close. This meeting happened because during the Chevals performance at a pep fest, Engli...

Athletic side of fashion: comfortable clothing

Athletic side of fashion: comfortable clothing

Andrew Wilcek, Social Media Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Students think to look good they need a good sense of fashion, which in school is wearing name brands. For example, Lulu Lemon, Polo or Tommy Hilfiger. What students might not know is students don't have to necessarily "dress up" to have good fashion. They can wear the classic Nike gym shorts, a nice loose t-shirt or sweatshirt and a pair of comfy shoes. This is the athletic side of fashion. Most students wear the designer brands, to look "preppy" or "fancy".  Some students dress basic, comfortable or loose. The athletic side of fashion is nice and ...

Lululemon catches on for men

Lululemon catches on for men

Elana Ross, Photographer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Lululemon is  no longer just for girls. Walking around, more boys can be spotted in Lulu. In the past three years Lululemon has started to take the place of clothing brands. Lululemon was first founded in Vancouver, Canada in 1998 by, Chip Wilson. It became popular and started to spread to the ...

New zodiac sign leaves astrology followers confused

New zodiac sign leaves astrology followers confused

Ava De Jonge, In Studio Photo Editor
October 13, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Sorry to all of the Scorpios who have persistent passion for what they believe in, the headstrong Aries or the stubborn Leo's who will not believe that there might be a new zodiac sign. NASA released a statement at the beginning of the year saying that 3,000 years ago, the Babylonians creat...

Users have mixed reviews about iOS 10 and iPhone 7

Users have mixed reviews about iOS 10 and iPhone 7

Mariah Marsnik, Layout Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The average teenager can barely last a class period without their phone. Opinions and facts about iOS 10, the latest iPhone update, and iPhone 7 have been in discussion since they were released earlier last month. There are mixed reviews about the new iPhone features. Some users highly recomm...

Players dress for success on game days

Players dress for success on game days

Hailey Laubscher, In Studio Anchor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Athletes have begun a new advertising strategy to get fans to come to their games. Students have some fun and show the pride they have for their team by dressing up for their game days. Each day in the hallways, one can expect to find a new group of students dressed in crazy outfits. The cause...

Jean skirts return for modern trend

Jean skirts return for modern trend

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The jean skirt, once popular in the '80s, has resurfaced as one of this year's hottest fashion trends. Many people from A-listers to average high school students can often be seen sporting this new trend. Different features have been added to this returning trend. The skirts differ in lengt...

New online community forms on Instagram

New online community forms on Instagram

Hailey Laubscher, Online Broadcaster
September 25, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Spam Instagram accounts have given students a new way of connecting with each other. Using a "spam" account gives people the freedom to post pictures whenever they want without the fear that their peers will judge them. Spam Instagram accounts are Instagram accounts that allow students to post daily life upd...

Students involve themselves in political clubs

Mira LaNasa, Layout Editor
September 25, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton debate is far from dissipating, and the Young Democrats and Youth Republicans clubs are just as far from agreeing on every issue. However, despite political differences, they are much more alike than many would think. When the Young Democrats and Youth Republican ...

The evolution of denim skirts

The evolution of denim skirts

Maya Aflakpi, Photographer
September 24, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The denim skirt style has come and gone. The design has changed in many different ways. Almost every girl has a button-front denim skirt in their closet by now or plans to buy one. Denim skirts are super unique and fun to wear. Girls can create so many cute looks by pairing denim skirts with com...

Adidas trend continues to grow

Adidas trend continues to grow

Lydia Stannard, Playlist Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Trending Now

Within the past year, many celebrities have been sporting the athleisure look, including famous models Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid. Along with these sporty chic styles, they've been wearing a shoe that has since blown up: Adidas Superstars. With the high demand for these minimalistic shoes, Adidas ...

Starbucks brings back pumpkin spice

Starbucks brings back pumpkin spice

Ciana Fragnito, Distribution reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Starbucks has brought back its ever famous Pumpkin Spice Latte along with other seasonal drink.  This drink, available at all Starbucks locations across the country, brought back their seasonal fall drinks Sept. 1. Starbucks has introduced a new drink this year to go along with the other seasona...

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