The Winter Blues

The Winter Blues

Paige Stivenson, staff writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Features

We all get in those moods where it seems as if nothing at all will cheer us up, but what about a WHOLE season of non-stop sorrow and unhappiness? Yeah, that’s what people going through seasonal affective disorder have to deal with. It’s pretty rough!  For me, SAD occurs in the winter time when I...

These Pets are the Bee’s Knees

These Pets are the Bee’s Knees

Celeste Beacom, Features Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Features

  Have you ever wondered about the bees that make your honey? Or the alpacas you get your yarn from? The chickens for your eggs? The cows you get your beef from? Well some of your fellow classmates could tell you the entire process. Senior Liz Getz has had chickens for about ten years, and...

Hey There Demons, It’s Me, Ya Girl

Hey There Demons, It’s Me, Ya Girl

Grace Phillips, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Murder, scandal, and fraud; the triple threat of a classic unsolved crime. What is it exactly about old mysteries that fascinate the youth of today? Warped minds and dark areas of interest? Maybe. Whatever the reason, there’s no doubt that crime documentaries and analyzations have taken the entertainment...

From Small Town to Big Stars

From Small Town to Big Stars

Grace Poeppel, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

You may think coming from a small town like Saxonburg, you’ll never make it big. However, for people like Katie Fissore, Shannon Currie, Jordan Geist, and Marianne Cornetti, nothing could stop them from achieving their dreams. “When I was younger I watched my dad get laid off from a job that he...

The Crisis at Hand

Jocelyn Adley, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Features

I’m going to start this off by letting you know the purpose of this article and that this is not a matter to be taken lightly. For anyone who cares to learn more about the issue at hand, or if you or someone you know is struggling, please read to the end of this article. I’m going to first give you...

You Gotta Kik?

You Gotta Kik?

Mackenzie Mead, Publisher

April 17, 2019


Filed under Features

  You’re lying in your bed, listening to 5 Seconds of Summer on your iPod Touch. You just finished browsing Omegle, and open up Kik to see a message from your best friend: “will u wear a skirt w me tmrw?” Quickly, you type back “sure J” and run into your closet to find the perfect outfit...

Big Ga$ Prices

Big Ga$ Prices

Caroline Ejzak, News Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Features

As a relatively new driver, I am unfortunately now sucked into the party of people who complain about gas prices. We all know just what they look like: brightly lit numbers in primary hues green, red, blue, and maybe yellow. These happy colors do not make happy drivers when they see the price. Fueling...

Half Days mean Full Time Responsibility for Some Seniors

Half Days mean Full Time Responsibility for Some Seniors

Celeste Beacom, Features Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Features

As you may have noticed this year, many seniors have opted to do half days. A lot of seniors only work a couple days at places like Target, and the other days they just go home. As for a few though, it can be a little stressful. Senior Autumn Trempus, works at II-VI Inc. She comes to school from 7:40...

Oh, The Places You’ll Go (Literally)

Oh, The Places You’ll Go (Literally)

Mackenzie Mead, Publisher

April 15, 2019


Filed under Features

Picture this: you’re hanging out with your friends at a sleepover or restaurant or just in general. You’re all laughing and having a good time. Suddenly, one friend pipes up and says “Stop! I’m gonna pee!” You don’t take that threat seriously. I mean, who would? We’re not toddlers- w...

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Sara’s Campground:)

Sara’s Campground:)

Paige Stivenson, staff writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Features, Gone Camping

Sara’s Campground is located along the shores of the beautiful Lake Erie.  At this campground you can pitch a tent on the beach there or park your camper on one of the 100 campsites! My personal favorite attractions nearby are Waldameer Park and Water World, Presque Isle State Park, Erie Zoo, and Sp...

Candids and Captions

Candids and Captions

December 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Sometimes, your teacher goes off the deep end. That's what happened last week when Ms. Thompson lost it and said we write horrible captions and are lazy about taking pictures. She even made us sit through a powerpoint on them. Can you imagine? Stobert almost died of boredom and Devon and Kylie straight...

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