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Final count down

Final count down

Jack Padgett, Entertainment Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Multimedia

A+ caroling

A+ caroling

Makayla, Kyner

December 15, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

O snow close!

O snow close!

Bobby Palomin and LJ Haider

December 8, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

After six inches of snow fell overnight and a two-hour delay today, the campus turned into a battleground for snowball wars. Because of the unexpected downpour, students couldn’t help but play in the snow and go to social media urging for school to be cancelled. Students bargained with ...

Rapper Jaden Smith releases “Syre”

Rapper Jaden Smith releases “Syre”

Emma Black, Staff writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Uncategorized

“So, you think you can save rap music?” Actor, rapper and singer Jaden Smith, son of acclaimed actor and rapper Will Smith, said he hopes to in his second album “Syre.” Smith presents the theme of the album in the tracks “Breakfast” and “Hope,” in which he goes into detail about himse...

Unmasked

Unmasked

Leslie Juarez and Makayla Kyner

November 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Showcase

Gallery of pictures from the homecoming dance.

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Infinite possibilities for new music group

Infinite possibilities for new music group

Jack Padgett, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia

New rock band Saving Forever released its first single, “Million Ways.” The catchy tune will surely follow you; however, lyrically, the song seems to lack variety and substance.Even though the band is labeled as a rock band, the song has more of a rock/pop blend to it. Teen brothers Khaden Harri...

October-November Newspaper

October-November Newspaper

Media Team

November 13, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer

Jack Padgett, Entertainment Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia

With the latest Star Wars movie coming to theaters Dec. 15 the first trailer was just released Oct. 9.  The trailer focuses on Rey's training with Luke Skywalker, then cuts to various familiar characters. Something exciting for new and old fans is the locations in the trailer seem to be brand new. As...

Saw you at the pole

Saw you at the pole

Jack Padgett, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Multimedia

Students gather for the annual See You at the Pole prayer service. The event took place before school on Sept 27. The service featured guest speaker Denis Rohlmeier and student speakers as well.

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Dance the night away

Dance the night away

October 4, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, News

The masquerade themed dance took place in the cafeteria last Saturday night. Homecoming court was presented to a crowd of students. Songs like "Cupid Shuffle" were danced by many.

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Announcements for October 3, 2017

Hannah Gray, Broadcast Producer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Ranger Report