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High school entrepreneurs learn values of business

High school entrepreneurs learn values of business

Emma Kostroski-Polucha, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2019


Filed under Features, Photo Slide Shows

Owning a business is never easy, between the customers and business partners, it can be hard to keep everything in check. Many business owners struggle through the beginning of their ownership. All CEOs have many different responsibilities to make sure that the business runs smoothly and the rest ...

Kendama trend returns after six years hiatus

Kendama trend returns after six years hiatus

Jameson Stahl, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2019


Filed under Podcasts, Student Life

After disappearing from student's hands for six years, kendamas, one of the hottest trends from elementary school, is back. The viral game first came onto the scene back in 2012 and 2013. Kendamas were the playground favorite, and groups of kids would gather together to show off their best tricks. ...

Lysne expresses indescribable love for music

Lysne expresses indescribable love for music

Emma Urban, Photographer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Photo Slide Shows

Senior Mya Lysne practicing a piece for battle of the bands. In her free time, Lysne likes to create new music pieces she hasn't made before.

Winter Coffeehouse returns in December

Winter Coffeehouse returns in December

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under News

A classic tradition returns to the stage this year with the annual National Honor Society (NHS) Coffeehouse concert. Student musicians look forward to this opportunity to showcase their talent, while anticipating audience members await the laid-back environment of this popular event. A favorite amon...

Musical ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ features new talent

Musical ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ features new talent

Madison Weispfenning, Editorial Cartoonist

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Featured Videos, Local Arts

The theater department is hard at work preparing for the spring musical "Bye Bye Birdie". Originally performed as a Broadway show called “Let’s Go Steady” in 1960, “Bye Bye Birdie” eventually became a musical movie known for their Elvis-based character Conrad Birdie. Bye Bye Birdie...

Horoscopes, not as accurate as they seem

Horoscopes, not as accurate as they seem

Mya Lysne, Read and Watch Camera Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Alternative Copy Stories

Alternative Copy Story by Mya Lysne While some students do not believe horoscopes are correct at all, and may think they are overgeneralized in order to fit almost any personality. Many follow them avidly and live their day to day life based off what their horoscope says. Others choose significant ot...

Feminism Club creating change for better

Feminism Club creating change for better

Alex Ehde, Social Media Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

r The newest club at the SAHS, the Feminism Club, is raising awareness for women's rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and minority interests around the community. The club has been recently started by Erica Lemke, Madison Fulin and Maddy Baker. The meetings take place in US history teacher Matt Kiedro...

Trump’s Cabinet choices already worrying

Trump’s Cabinet choices already worrying

Adam Johnson, Business Editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under Editorial

President-elect Trump’s cabinet choices in the recent weeks have been controversial to say the least. Whether it’s appointing a blatantly sexist media executive to be his top adviser, appointing a medical doctor with no experience in government or housing as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, or appointing an opponent of environmental regulation to the hea...

‘Hamilton’ mixtape features modern singers

‘Hamilton’ mixtape features modern singers

Linnea Phillips, Layout Editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under Arts, Music

Sold out Broadway performances, an incredible top selling album, a book and a PBS behind the scenes documentary. What is next for the high-powered Broadway show Hamilton? A mix-tape. Hamilton: An American Musical has boasted sold out shows in New York and Chicago for at least two years, and with the r...

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