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Coping with Violence

Emme Bernard, Staff Reporter April 17, 2023

February 3rd. Hundreds of students came to watch the Central v North basketball game. It was a game day to raise awareness for cancer and raise money, but it turned into a night that will be remembered...

Players gather around Head Coach Leake as she discusses the next plays for the game. Through losing runs in the game, Leake tries to keep the team positive and determined to win.

Shooting their Shot

Emme Bernard, Staff Reporter December 21, 2022

At MOD, the girls basketball team gathered to prepare for their first game of the season at Nerinx. But after an outing of fun and laughter, the girls had to give it their all on the court for their first...

Reese McDevitt puts on her spikes to prepare for her race.

Knocking on Wood

Emme Bernard, Staff Reporter December 8, 2022

Silence can be the key to a successful game. Junior Jackson Campbell walks around trapped in his thoughts. He is one of many on the varsity football team that has their own ritual before a game. He walks...

Nick Ortinau prepares to throw the football.

Dipping Into the End Zone

Emme Bernard, Staff Reporter November 14, 2022

It was senior night. The last regular season game. The last game for twenty-one seniors. But they were down four with only two minutes left. Their season has started off strong and they hoped they would...

In Ms. Kristen Walerowicz’s third hour class, students pull out their phones for the first three minutes of class. Ms. Walerowicz allows each of her classes three minutes  of screen time before the lesson starts each day. The 3 minutes is helpful because “we barely have any time to get on our phones during the day” said Freshman, Aymen Mohammad.

Regulation Refresh

Emme Bernard, Staff Reporter October 17, 2022

Junior, Ally Brower, walks into class each day surrounded by students who share the same kind of attachment to their phones as she does, but there is one difference. Her peers fall into temptation each...

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