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Here is an image of the water showing how the dock for a boat fell over and the tree next to it has fallen too.

The August 2nd Storm of 2016

Bridget Belden, Writer March 18, 2021

It was August second, 2016, late afternoon, and my mimi (my mom’s mom) and I were at Joann Fabrics, it had been two days since my ninth birthday. We were walking down the aisle when my mimi thought she...

10 year old Houghton skis down the hill after finishing her first ski race.

Winning Last Place

Abby Houghton, Editor in Chief March 18, 2021

I poked my head around the girl in front of me. My stomach lurched, churning like I was about to throw up. The hill sloped downward, with long, blue and red gates every few feet that seemed to lurk upon...

Staff Editorial-- Why Homework Should Be Banned

Staff Editorial– Why Homework Should Be Banned

All Staff , Writers & Reporters March 10, 2021

In Michigan, students are required to attend school for 1,098 hours a year. Along with this, students are required to balance school with a social life, hobbies, and homework. For many teens, this is extremely...

My Unpopular Food Opinions

My Unpopular Food Opinions

Lucy Bongiorno, Writer February 3, 2021

Just like many people, I have plenty of unpopular food opinions. Here are a few of them: Tomatoes do NOT belong on sandwiches. I, for one, am definitely not a tomato lover so I guess I do have a little...

Impacts Of Not Having A Microwave

Impacts Of Not Having A Microwave

Abby Houghton, Editor in Chief February 3, 2021

This year, many things have changed due to Coronavirus and lunch isn’t an exception. Not having a microwave in the cafeteria might not seem as catastrophic as other changes this year, but for many other...

Social Media & Its Effect on Teenagers

Social Media & Its Effect on Teenagers

Lucy Bongiorno, Writer January 20, 2021

Social media is arguably one of the biggest time consumers in teenagers’ daily lives. A 2018 Pew Research Center Study found about 750 thirteen to seventeen-year-olds showed that about 45% are continuously...

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Fashion Trends Of 2020

Riley Scollard January 20, 2021

  This was a year of many ups and downs, quarantining, finding many new hobbies, and lots of time away from school, along with many mixed emotions. Aside from all of the negatives of 2020, lots...

Winter or Summer- The Ongoing Debate

Winter or Summer- The Ongoing Debate

Lucy Bongiorno and Riley Scollard January 19, 2021

Lucy: In a state where we experience all four seasons, people have many different opinions on which one is the most favored. However, with my experience from living here my whole life, summer is obviously...

Cell Phone Situations

Cell Phone Situations

Bridget Belden, Writer November 3, 2020

Last year the rules on cell phones were strict, but with COVID-19 everything has seemed to change. I do not have a cell phone, but last year the rules were clear: cell phones stayed in your locker from...

Trick Or Sick

Trick Or Sick

Abby Houghton, Editor in Chief October 26, 2020

Is it safe to go trick or treating this year? This is the question on many minds as Halloween nears. No one wants to speed up the spread of COVID-19, but not being able to trick-or-treat would ruin Halloween...

The Problem With Backpacks

The Problem With Backpacks

Bridget Belden, Writer October 19, 2020

Backpack: (1) a pack or knapsack, often of canvas or nylon, to be carried on one's back, sometimes supported on a lightweight metal frame strapped to the body. (2) a piece of equipment designed to be used...

EMS student wipes off her desk before leaving class.

COVID Cleaning

Abby Houghton, Editor in Chief October 15, 2020

One of the many changes during COVID is cleaning. After every class, we have to clean our desk and chair. Teachers are asked to stop class five- two minutes early and take around a cleaning bucket with...

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