Friendship strengthens bonds on court

A big part of friendship is having a connection. When you share something you love with that person, it makes the friendship much more special. For juniors Kia White and Penny Watson, basketball is a common interest, but their friendship goes past the gym doors.

Off-campus lunch makes students more responsible

Ever since elementary school we’ve been accustomed to waiting in a line for our lunches. As we get older, get our driver’s license, and get a sense of freedom and responsibility, a lot of students would say that off-campus lunch would be something appropriate for them.

Labyrinth puzzles viewers, music carries plot

Some musicals have pretty cheesy story lines but a strong soundtrack can make the movie bearable. The Labyrinth is an 80s movie that fits that description. It’s a great example of how the music can overshadow the story line.

Cultural exposure influences perspective

Living in Mexico for four months provided me with the opportunity to realize how different Mexico is from the United States on a personal level. Although Mexico and the United States are geographic neighbors, they exhibit very different backgrounds, cultures, and ancestry.

Answering the call: students pledge to serve, protect

In America, firefighters are responding to a calls every 23 seconds. Three-quarters of them are volunteers, risking their lives, to keep the rest of us safe. For seniors Corey Schultz and Tyler Smith, it is commonplace and a part of who they are.

Band sings directly to the hearts of teens

One Direction is a British-Irish boy band from London, England that is made up of five guys: Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, and Louis Tomlinson.

Don’t Be Afraid, it wasn’t that scary

Being a fan of horror movies, I was very excited to see the movie Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark. I had seen many previews to the movie, and I was patiently waiting until the premiere, yet after seeing it, I was a little disappointed.

Red Ribbon Week to raise awareness of substance abuse

Red Ribbon Week, which aims to help students remain drug-free, is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. Red Ribbon week will be hosted on campus October 17-21, with Student Council sponsoring activities throughout the week.

Students should stick to spirit

If you look around the school you might notice the banners hanging in the silver cafeteria and the sticker decals scattered around campus windows.