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Orchestra holds holiday gift wrapping

Samantha Klepfer and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

December 21, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

According to Orchestra director Kou Lee, the idea to hold a fundraiser in Barnes and Noble was started by Ms. Edgar. “That was set up before I got here, Ms. Edgar set that up a while ago so it’s been a thing,” Lee said. Freshman Thomas Hanson said the money made from the donations are use...

Students to live in Israel

Students to live in Israel

Gabriel Kaplan

November 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

When junior David Khabie found out about Alexander Muss High School in Israel, he said he was intrigued. “My freshman year, I went to an Alexander Muss meeting and it really stood out to me as it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and just sounded so interesting and fun,” Khabie said. “That’s w...

Club plans summer canoe trip

Club plans summer canoe trip

Emma Yarger

May 31, 2018


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As the Roots and Shoots Boundary Waters canoe trip approaches, senior Adam Recknagel said he thinks about upcoming the adventure every day. According to senior Lukas Wrede, the Boundary Waters is a good example of what the club is attempting to preserve. “A lot of people in Roots and Shoots...

Band fundraises for spring trip

Band fundraises for spring trip

Emma Kempf and Maddie Lund

January 1, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

Through several restaurant locations, the band will make efforts to fundraise through the month of January for their upcoming trip to Hawaii this spring, according to band director Steven Schmitz. Junior trumpet player Ben Klepfer said the Hawaii trip is one of the most expensive trips the band has b...

German exchange students to come in February

German exchange students to come in February

Yonit Krebs

October 25, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase, Student Life

Thinking about the upcoming February visit from German host families, senior German student Thomas Bryant said he feels excited to see the Germans he met over the summer. Bryant said he is eager to show the German students his life as well as American life in general. “I’m super excited (...

Fundraiser raises money for Spain trip

Fundraiser raises money for Spain trip

Jayne Stevenson

November 3, 2015


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To raise money for a trip this summer, students going to Spain and their parents volunteered for a fundraiser selling Guatemalan jewelry and Thai crafts, according to Spanish teacher Hanna Anderson. Anderson said she came up with the idea for the fundraiser because it is the school interpreter Carme...

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