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Senior Alex Steil works on his homework during class. He also practices cello before Con Amici rehersal.

From journalist of the year finalist to cello prodigy; Alex Steil gets it done

Mairin Torgerson, Photography Editor-in-chief April 17, 2021

"An incredibly dedicated and passionate student," and, "destined to be a great journalist," is how journalism teacher Laurie Hansen describes senior Alex Steil. But for others, they may bring up his...

Yearbook advisor Laurie Hansen runs three different computers all at the same time. One has the design program, the other has a database to look up student contacts, and the small laptop is for emailing yearbook staff.

‘Kabekonian’ pulls off another first place prize

Bella Godfrey, Online Editor December 3, 2020

The 2019-2020 Kabekonian has earned yet another first place prize by the student yearbook staff, led by language arts teacher Laurie Hansen. COVID-19 has affected how the awards ceremony works, but that...

The Young Democrats Club poses during one of their masked debate parties in October. Both COVID restrictions and the election are making 2020 an engaging year for both them and the Young Republicans Club. Photo submitted by Olivia Hovland.

Young Democrats and Young Republicans experience excitement and challenges in 2020

Henry Jansen November 23, 2020

The Young Democrats and Young Republicans clubs are student-lead organizations that meet weekly to bring together like-minded students for discussion skill-building, and community improvement. Given that...

The high school’s Concert Orchestra performed at SEC led by Orchestra Director Jerry Jones. The orchestra performed The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini, Rhosymedre by Vaughan Williams and Firebird by Stravinsky.

Jerry Jones returns to lead Concert Orchestra fall quarter

Sam Hart, Video Editor November 21, 2020

Jerry Jones returned to his former job as a high school orchestra teacher this fall. Former orchestra teacher  Zach Sawyer and his fiancee decided to move back to Boston to see his family.  “His...

President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden debate over different issues and how they are planning to fix them. Both candidates represent different political views and have varying ways that they want to help the American people.

Recent events change political beliefs

Morgan Delaney, Online Editor November 10, 2020

Often, people’s political beliefs are usually based on how they were raised. However, political beliefs can drastically change due to events that happen in their life and even the news that they watch. Generally,...

Steil has so far really enjoyed Con Amici. “Everyone is super nice, everyone just wants to have fun,” Steil said about all the other players.

Ninth grade talent, Alex Steil, introduced to Con Amici

Mikayla Cousineau, Distribution Reporter December 22, 2017

The holidays are cram time for the members of the music department as they prepare for a horde of winter concerts and talent shows. Among the mix this year is freshman Alex Steil, the first ever ninth...

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