Author: Ashley Glesing

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Fall Sports Traditions

Every year, during tournament season, fall sports have traditions in which the players on the teams participate in each season. Fall sports include soccer, football, boys tennis, cross country, girls volleyball and girls golf....

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Sophomores Attend Anti-Trump Science Rally

Sophomores and fraternal twins, Grace and David Geeganage attended a march downtown for science on April 22. The march concerned Trump’s new budget cuts that may affect research and science-based activities. “I was advocating...

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Safe Decisions Week Opinion

From the Kardashian sisters to Kodak Black, now more than ever, celebrities are influencing the lives of teenagers. Every time you turn on the TV or scroll through social media, celebrities are influencing you,...

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Students Visit Chicago for Model UN Conference

By Ashely Glesing and Maddie Scarpone Last week, students traveled to Model United Nation (UN), a trip to Chicago conducted by Bill Broderick. Broderick teaches a one semester international relations course which is offered...

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Student Protesters Speak Out Against Immigrant Ban

President Donald Trump used an executive order to temporarily ban travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. The move, which has raised a series of legal questions, sparked protests around the country as people who had...

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Fun Ways to Review for Finals

Teachers and students frantically prepare for final exams. Each exam is worth 20 percent of a student’s grade. Teachers have found fun ways to review. “I collect worksheets and things that we have done...

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Kazoo Ensemble Gains Popularity Among Students

Sophomore Nicholas Jager, created a new club called Kazoo Ensemble. At first, the club was seen as a joke and students were skeptical. The club is open to everyone and embraces those with questions....

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Empty Bowls Fundraiser Gallery

This Wednesday, the ceramics classes created bowls to sell at the Empty Bowls Fundraiser. Each bowl was sold for $7 each and all of the profits benefitted Riley Children’s Hospital. In addition, soup and...

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iPhone 7 Rants and Raves

The iPhone 7 was released to the public on Friday, Sept. 16 and pre orders began Wednesday Sept. 7. The shift from the previous iPhones to the new iPhone 7 has brought many questions,...

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Volleyball Sweep on Teacher Appreciation Night

Teacher appreciation night for the volleyball team was Wednesday, Sept. 14. “The athletes chose a very special teacher who made an impact in their lives. They gave them roses, t-shirts, and read a little...

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NWEA Testing Begins

NWEA is a computerized test that assess kids on reading, language arts and math. Each test is different and difficulty differs as the test goes on. NC tests kids in the fall, winter, and...

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Instagram Versus Snapchat: Stolen Stories?

Instagram has introduced Instagram stories that allows users to share photos and videos to all of their followers and disappears after 24 hours. Sound familiar? Snapchat has an almost identical feature that have NC...