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Transition Plus hosts Halloween dance

Transition Plus hosts Halloween dance

Yonit Krebs

November 8, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Dressed as Cleopatra, sophomore Hailey Martinson said her favorite part of the Halloween dance the Special Education department participated in was listening to music, dancing and playing games. “We had pizza for lunch, lemonade and water and snacks,” Martinson said. “(My favorite part) was...

Sophomore dances her way to a confident lifestyle

Sophomore dances her way to a confident lifestyle

Isabel Kjaer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Sophomore Maggie Klaers has participated in Irish dance for 11 years while gradually growing her character, according to her coach of three years, Ashley Cheek. Cheek said she believes Klaers has grown in confidence by dancing in a smaller group of peers. “Her self confidence has really imp...

Glowcoming lights up the night

Glowcoming lights up the night

KJ Preston Pepperell

September 20, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

When sophomore Sam Sietsema arrived at the Homecoming dance on Saturday night, he was excited to see that the glow theme worked out. “(The) glow in the dark thing was definitely successful because when you were in the dark side of the gym, it was just blacklights, strobes (and) a glow in the dark...

‘Glow-coming’ to offer inclusivity

‘Glow-coming’ to offer inclusivity

Anna duSaire, Atticus Raasch, and Annabella Strathman

September 11, 2017


Filed under News

With the Homecoming dance occurring the second week of school, students’ faces won't be the only things glowing. According to Student Council advisor Lindenberg, the dance will feature glow-in-the-dark elements similar to that of a previous theme. “There was a glow in the dark kind o...

Administration must prepare for dance changes

Administration must prepare for dance changes

September 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

In hopes of allowing more students to attend the dance this school year, Student Council elected to host the Homecoming dance in the high school’s gym. For the past several years, the Homecoming dance has been at a location other than the high school. This resulted in higher ticket prices ranging...

Pursuit of the perfect homecoming dress

Pursuit of the perfect homecoming dress

Evelyn Nelson

September 7, 2017


Filed under City Entertainment, Showcase

Buffalo Exchange: 2727 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408 Atmosphere: Considering Buffalo Exchange is a thrift store, keep in mind extra time may be needed to find a dress that caters to every style. The staff makes finding options simple and also offer changing rooms to try on at the st...

Sophomore attends freshman year at performing arts school

Sophomore attends freshman year at performing arts school

D'aviyan Robinson, writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Student Profiles

After years of longing to enroll in a school of arts, sophomore Greta Nackerud said she attended the Main Street School of Performing Arts her freshman year of high school. “I really wanted to go to an arts school ever since I was little because I have a lot of friends who went to Fair,” Nack...

Homecoming hits record turnout

Homecoming hits record turnout

Adah Koivula

October 20, 2015


Filed under School clubs and activities

Senior Student Council co-president Jessica Schmidt attended her last homecoming dance, and said it was memorable because the turnout was the biggest since her freshman year. “Being a senior, I am a little biased but it was really nice to have such a good closing to homecoming. It was nice ...

Don’t do away with tradition

Jonah Kupritz

September 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion Columns

Perhaps it’s hard to appreciate being pelted with water balloons or to watch a group of teenage boys twirl around in dresses in a dance that intermittently edges on illicit, but these instances share one valuable commonality: they are traditions. The aforementioned senior prank and senior boys’ danc...

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