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Acharya strives for excellence throughout academic journey

Senior Meghana Acharya works in science teacher Doug Petty's third hour physics class. She solves a problem presented on the board during a lesson. Physics has been one of the more challenging courses that she has taken, Acharya describes.

Sandy Liu, Distribution Reporter

November 30, 2019

Half a serotonin molecule, an eye set in a sun and a one-line sketch of a face. All of these designs are set in ink on her skin. The tattoo that holds the most significance for senior Meghana Acharya, however, runs sturdy and unfaltering along her left forearm: a pencil. “I’ve written my whole life. Short stori...

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ premieres in theaters

'The Curse of La Llorona' premiered in theaters April 19. The horror movie is about a Mexican folk tale that dates back to the 16th century. The movie features actress Linda Cardellini. Pictured is a statue of the weeping woman.

Soren Danelius, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019

"The Curse of La Llorona" premiered April 19 in theaters nationwide. The movie features actress Linda Cardellini as the main character. The film is based on an old Mexican folk-tale that takes place in the 16th century. So far, the movie has grossed a total of $42.2 million. The Curse of La Llorona is a Mexican Folktale that dates back to the ...

Hoodies spark dress code controversy, policy necessary

The district wide dress code sets the standards for a safe learning environment for all. This year, a new policy regarding hoodies was put in place.

Amy McElin, Online Editor

December 14, 2018

The absence of a hood or cap is often expected in public settings as a sign of respect. The topic of allowing teens to cover their head during school hours is an argument that has lasted for years. Recently, schools across the country have been making strides to work with students and create an acce...

Cutaway video class encourages self-expression

Alternative Copy Story by Hannah Boardman

Tess Schoenborn, Online Editor

December 10, 2017

From music videos to advertisements, Cutaway Productions creates many different kinds of videos. Cutaway was created by video production teacher, Debbie Drew. Drew hand-picks students from the middle school video production class to join Cutaway Productions when they move up to the high school. Students...

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