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December 12, 2016

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Boys Basketball

December 12, 2016

Pool heater breaks; swimmers practicing at North

December 9, 2016

The heater in South's pool has broken, as the students who jumped in on Thursday discovered. Athletic Director JR Holmes said the school is trying to expedite the shipping of the new parts and get the heater fixed as fast as...

Winter movie preview

Mallorey Daunhauer, Photographer

December 9, 2016

The holidays are always a time where blockbuster movies hit the theatres. Check out this season's new movies: La La Land- Dec. 16 Starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, La La Land is a romantic musical set in 1980s Los ...

Fashion Club collects clothes for ‘swap’

Fashion club member, Kristen Adams works during lunch to help advocate for the clubs' upcoming clothes swap. Those who donate clothes are able to trade for another piece of clothing. Items that are not taken will be donated to the salvation army, the clothing swap will take place on December 19th during SRT and after school.

Mari Walter-Bailey, Photographer/ Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

The Glass Menagerie

Molly Wagschal, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Solarium Productions, an entirely student-led theater company, will be performing Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie this weekend. There will be three performances: Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9 and 10, at 7 pm and Sunday, ...

Yearbook sales at lunch

Yearbook sales at lunch

December 8, 2016

5 Questions With Basketball Star Addy Blackwell

5 Questions With Basketball Star Addy Blackwell

Ethan Baer, Sports Writer

December 8, 2016

“Moonlight” Review: the Oscars won’t be #sowhite this year

Chris Forrester, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

I’ve seen numerous comparisons drawn between Barry Jenkins’ masterful new film “Moonlight” and Richard Linklater’s 2014 drama “Boyhood.” And in essence, the two films are quite similar -- both filmmakers are fascina...

Ranking the “Star Wars” movies

Chris Forrester, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

It’s a little bit crazy to think about, but “Rogue One,” the second “Star Wars” film to be released since Disney acquired the rights to Lucasfilm (for a mere 4 billion dollars) back in 2012, is set to hit theaters i...

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