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Robotics fundraises for upcoming year

Robotics fundraises for upcoming year

Ruby Stillman and Kaia Myers

October 6, 2018


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Robotics captain, senior Anthony David said there are several methods the team uses to obtain funds. “We started fundraising right at the beginning of the year and we pretty much did the same stuff we do every year: cotton candy, and we have a bunch of sponsors that send us money,” David sa...

Feminism Club anticipates new focus

Feminism Club anticipates new focus

Isabel Kjaer

September 24, 2018


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As co-president of Feminism Club junior Allison Feller looks to the upcoming year, she said there are many issues that are often overlooked that can be discussed with peers. “I feel like there’s a lot to talk about that lots of people don’t seem to acknowledge and there are a lot of problems ...

National Honor Society begins year

National Honor Society begins year

Marta Hill and Noah Orloff

September 23, 2018


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Senior National Honor Society president Ayanna Nathan said she thinks the community and school may have the wrong impression of the National Honor Society’s purpose and she wants to change that. “I want to change our image both in the community and within ourselves because a lot of people thi...

Student council finishes Homecoming preparations

Student council finishes Homecoming preparations

Rachel Salzer, Emma Leff, and Anika Hanson

September 17, 2018


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As the 2018 Homecoming week quickly approaches, students eagerly await the week packed with activities. Homecoming week activities are open to all students with the goal of bringing the student body together. Student Council co-president, senior Cailey Hanson-Mahoney explains how much work goes into the exte...

DECA kicks off new school year

DECA kicks off new school year

Yonit Krebs, Gabriel Kaplan, and Maria Perez-Barriga

September 12, 2018


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According to DECA club president, senior Alexis Machoka, DECA will hold a meeting Thursday Sept. 13 where club officers will clarify what DECA is to potential members, as well as introduce their plans for the year. “On Thursday, we will be talking about what DECA is and how to get involved. A lot o...

Student Council prepares for school year

Student Council prepares for school year

Noah Orloff

September 2, 2018


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Senior Student Council co-president Cailey Hansen-Mahoney said she has many aspirations for the upcoming school year. “I want to try some new things,” Hansen-Mahoney said. “I think all officers want to do more events throughout the year to keep people engaged beyond just dances and then Homecoming w...

Seniors receive awards and scholarships

Seniors receive awards and scholarships

Samantha Klepfer

June 5, 2018


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According to senior Daphne Carmona, the senior awards night is important for students, no matter how small their impact may seem. “I think it’s a very good thing that students get recognized for the effort that they put in, whether it’s something very big or very small, in the future that’...

Orchestra ends year with spring festival

Orchestra ends year with spring festival

Samantha Klepfer

June 5, 2018


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Senior violinist Justin Wilson said he has loved being a part of the orchestra program during high school. “I like Ms. Edgar, the people in (the program), I like playing the violin,” Wilson said. “Playing with the orchestra is fun. It gives me a nice break from homework and regular school stuf...

Natural Helpers appoints new leaders

Natural Helpers appoints new leaders

Nietzsche Deuel

June 5, 2018


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Senior Natural Helpers leader Caleb Mesick said he feels one of the things he accomplished over the year was spreading the word about Natural Helpers to the student population. “We wanted to do more, but it wasn’t realistic. I thought we did well at getting more people to know about (the club),...

Democrats club wraps up

Democrats club wraps up

Sofie Geretz

June 4, 2018


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According to freshman Gabe Kaplan, co-leader and founder of the Democrats club, the club has greatly evolved throughout the year. “At the beginning we didn’t really have a clear idea of what we were going to do at our meetings or in general throughout the year,” Kaplan said. “But as the year ...

School club creates community

School club creates community

David Bryant

June 4, 2018


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Physics teacher and club adviser Daniel Ruzek said since his introduction to the Dungeons & Dragons club, he continues to enjoy the experience and people involved. “I was strong-armed into the club by two kids last year, and I thought it sounded easy enough and could be a fun experience,” R...

New club continues legacy

New club continues legacy

Ndunzi Kunsunga

June 4, 2018


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After being named next years president, junior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney said she is excited for the future of a club reflecting the changes in the political climate. “Next year is going to be a really good year,” Hansen-Mahoney said. “There have been a lot of interesting things that have happened...

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