The Optimist

Senior goodbyes

Senior goodbyes

May 9, 2020

The future of living with coronavirus

Katie Apple, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

Although highschool seniors are already experiencing a bad enough ending to the school year, let’s not forget that things may take an even more interesting turn in the very near future. Colleges around the nation are trying to fin...

Reading isn’t fun anymore, thanks to school

Katie Apple, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

I was the biggest bookworm growing up. I read one book series after another, including Harry Potter and The Hunger Games. Reading was a big hobby of mine, but seemingly vanished sometime during middle school.  It’s common for peop...

The awkwardness of Ash Wednesday

Katie Apple, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

No, I don’t need to clean my face. It’s not dirt or makeup, although it looks like I did have a mascara mishap. It’s actually Ash Wednesday! Last week, Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, which is the forty d...

Students on the 2018 Winter Olympics

Katie Apple, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

On Friday night, the opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympics was broadcasted on television in the United States, marking the first day of the quadrennial games. People worldwide tune in to watch the Olympic athletes play...

Hoagland’s costume party

Hoagland's costume party

Katie Apple, Staff writer

October 31, 2017

Dress Code Changes

Dress Code Changes

September 27, 2017

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