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Student band on the rise

Student band on the rise

Caroline Cubbin, Contributor

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features

While many students experienced various bands at the Jambone fest in September, one in particular included Planet Nine with members Mitchell Lee, junior, and seniors Kaitlin Michaels, Adele Ruby, Emily Hines and Fenwick High School junior Kelsey Hayes. Keyboardist, Jacqueline Buccellato, sophomo...

Dean renegades

Dean renegades

Grace Erwin, Contributor

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features

For 12 years, the deans aides have been delivering passes and assisting the deans. But what is it like to be a dean's aide? The main jobs of a dean’s aide include delivering passes and helping with paper organization. So, while you may see them come into your classrooms, hand the passes off, and t...

Residents frustrated over elimination of Buffer Zone

Residents frustrated over elimination of Buffer Zone

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

Over the summer the district made the final decision to remove 145 students from the buffer zone and on Monday, Sept. 17 the school board voted on the specific borders for the buffer zone elimination.  D86’s contested buffer zone was a problem that had been perpetually brought up last year, creating g...

The ultimate guide to college applications

The ultimate guide to college applications

Michalea Halikias, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Although senior year has a reputation for being fun and carefree, the first semester requires plenty of hard work and dedication due to one thing: college applications. With deadlines quickly approaching, it is crucial to know exactly when you need all of your applications submitted. For early ac...

Students rely on coffee to survive the day

Students rely on coffee to survive the day

Saba Ali, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

High school students are known for staying up late at night to study or finish homework. Because of this, during the school day, students are often seen carrying travel mugs filled with coffee or coffee cups from popular coffee shops, like Starbucks and Dunkin'. According to an article published by Medical...

Introducing the 2018 Homecoming Court

Introducing the 2018 Homecoming Court

Michalea Halikias, Thea Sankari, and Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

This year, 26 seniors are a part of the Homecoming Court. The 13 candidates for king include Will DeDobbelaere, Michael Ryan, Tim Moser, Gavin Schwarz, Sean Kelly, Eric Miscimarra, Joey Sullivan, Tate Renner, Matt Ritz, Parker Bailey, Charlie Carter, Matt Lorenz, Thomas Williams. The 13 candidates for...

Varsity Club chooses super homecoming theme

Varsity Club chooses super homecoming theme

Masah Mourad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Homecoming is just around the corner, and students are getting ready for this year’s theme: superheroes. For the theme’s selection process, the Varsity Club board members prepared homecoming slideshows with ideas for themes, and then the club voted on them. Sydney Thayer, junior and co-president...

LEAP club travels to South Africa

LEAP club travels to South Africa

Saba Ali, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

This summer, the students and staff members from LEAP (Langa Education Assistance Program) club took a trip to South Africa to visit and engage with students and teachers from Africa at LEAP Math and Science Schools in Cape Town. LEAP schools are in parts of South Africa where youth are disadvantaged by ...

Get to know your activities director

Get to know your activities director

Hannah Ahdab, Contributor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Features

With an office door always open, Mrs. Sally Phillips makes herself available to all students and staff throughout the day. And no matter what time it is, you can almost always find someone in her office asking about a club or just advice about life. As the activities director of the entire school, Mrs. Phil...

Junior summer to-do list

Junior summer to-do list

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

As the school year comes to a close, juniors should be getting ready for an important summer. By the time juniors come back to school in August they should be both physically and mentally ready for a long and stressful first semester. Something that was stressed greatly by counselors during junior...

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