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Youth group aims to aid struggling students through faith

Young Life posted a promotional for their zoom meetings. Young Life uses Instagram stories to connect with students.

William Raymond, Podcast Reporter

May 3, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the lives of religious followers. The nonprofit, Christian organization Young Life aims to assist their members. The program is working with their youth groups to give support to students by different forms of social distancing and distance worshipping. The goal of the group ...

Young Life reaches out to connect students

Young Life girls having fun at Castaway camp during the nineties night.

Emma Sneden, Business Editor

October 1, 2018

After a long tired day full of ups and downs, junior Madi Kulzer is finally able to be with a group that is accepting of everyone. Smiling as she walks in, she feels free to be herself. Kulzer feels like this is a nice escape from her busy, tiring life. As the night goes on, Kulzer gets more and m...

Young life gains popularity

Photo courtesy Holly Ringsak. Young Life teens smile for the camera at Castaway camp.

Noah Ness, Read and Watch Team

May 7, 2017

Teenagers often find themselves forced to attend church by their parents, where they listen to pastors preach and have to sit still for an hour. Some may enjoy this type of worship, but for others, this  style of church is too boring. This can be especially true for teenagers, who are too old to...

Rondeau skips way to educational success

Junior Sophie Rondeau (middle) explains techniques to some novices at a Debate tournament. “My favorite part of debate is definitely the people on the team! They consistently make tournaments and practice more fun, and each person brings something unique to our team. I also enjoy researching our topics, and I feel like learning about both sides really helps me develop my own stance on each issue,” Rondeau says.

McKenzie Bohlig, Photographer

November 5, 2016

"Grade skipping, also known as 'green-shirting,' used to be standard practice before other enriched academic options, such as gifted programs, became commonplace. Still, even with enrichment programs, some kids are better served by going up a grade," reporter Sarah Rivera said. Junior Sophi...

Community Thread connects students to volunteer activities

Located on 2300 Orleans St W., Community Thread is a non-profit organization that strives to help people in our community. For 47 years now Community Thread has been serving and giving back to Washington county.

March 1, 2014

The 20th century has become a selfish, lazy and materialistic society. This concept is simply as day. People are increasingly seeing these common characteristics dominate in peoples' culture and values. One of the most effective solutions for this issue is volunteerism. Volunteerism practices life ski...

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