Answers with Anne

Anne Mattea, News Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When natural disasters or other large events occur, people have a tendency to focus on these disasters for a limited period of time but soon forget about them as time passes and other things become more current. With all the recent hurricanes, a similar feeling of forgetting tragedies occurs. We all...

Information with Ian

Ian Doyle, Entertainment editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This is my junior year of high school, and it is definitely my hardest year. I have three AP classes, I don't have a lunch, I’m on the newspaper, and I’m in theater. I also have gone on many field trips this year, and to top it all off, I got sick and missed three straight days of school. I’ll...

Convos with the “C” and the “O”

Grace Marino and Erin McBriarty, Executive Editors

October 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As the fall athletic season is nearing an end, many sports are having their last practices, tournaments, and games. We both have been in sports for all four years of high school.  We have learned a lot about ourselves and how we prepare for games and matches. By knowing these things, it has helped us...

Students need to know appropriate uses of social media

Erin McBriarty, Executive Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With today’s youth being raised in the midst of the social media centered society, many problems have arisen involving uses of the internet and social media platforms with people becoming much bolder and starting to say things that they never would’ve said in person. Face-to-face interactions have...

Convos with the “C” and the “O”

Erin McBriarty and Grace Marino

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Looking back on our four years in journalism, it really was a roller coaster, an amazing one at that. We believe without the experiences we have had in this class, we would not be the same people that we are today. It all started off on the first day of freshman year, walking into a new class not...

Everything with Evan

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I wanted to have the opportunity of a head start on my passion that would determine what college I want to attend and where I will begin the journey of my career. As a little girl, I always enjoyed flipping through the home magazines wishing if I could create a space similar to a professional. Years...

A Message from us to you

Jennifer Lopez and Michelle Jimenez

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Our senior Homecoming was just around the corner. We were ready to have fun with our friends. Michelle and I were making sure that we had everything, starting from the dress, jewelry, make up, heels, and hair. We were all over the place trying to get everything ready for the dance on Saturday, September...

Although homework is stressful, studying is important

Grace Marino and Ellen Stojak

September 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Now that students have been in school for almost two months, stress of school, projects, applications, scholarships and tests have started to set in. For freshmen, the stress of starting at a new school, in new classes, with a new group of people may be stressful. Sophomores and juniors have the stress...

March Editorial: Time, Money, Effort Put Into Prom Planning

March 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After two weeks of ticket sales and only 11 tickets sold, the Senior Class Council chose to cancel the Winter Dance due to a lack of interest. What many students may not understand is that the money lost from canceling the Winter Dance this year are hard earned funds from the senior class’ bank account. It...

What’s Up with Erin

Erin McBriarty, Production Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

7 a.m. The time most kids get up and start getting ready in order to be able to be at school by 7:55. Unless one takes zero hour gym. Then, 7 a.m. means being at school in the gym locker room. I started taking zero hour last year, my sophomore year. I was one of the few, if not the only, sophomores...

Marino’s Message

Grace Marino, Managing Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We all have those mornings. We are running late, forgot something at home or just a morning that people can feel it’s going to be a bad day. Just the other day, I was having a rough morning. During one of the passing periods, I tripped and fell up the stairs and my water bottle fell down the stairs....

Ashley’s Travel Diaries

Ashley Rayan, Executive Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Although it may seem like adventure can only be found far away from home, through all my travels, I have always maintained that my favorite of all cities is Chicago. Never in my life have I encountered a place so full of culture, hidden gems or people so passionate about the place they call home. Ever...

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