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Surging above “Divergent”

Emily Herd, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2015

Dystopian fans and young adult book nerds brace for the second movie of the “Divergent” series: “Insurgent.” The futuristic “Hunger Games”-like movie premiered, March 20 and made $54M the first...

50 Shades of Controversy

50 Shades of Controversy

Emily Herd, Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2015

Headlines in big bold letters are plastered across gossip websites, thousands of tweets are trending on twitter, all of them broadcasting the newest controversy. Feuds online and offline break out, no...

What Oscar Movie Should You Watch?

What Oscar Movie Should You Watch?

Emily Herd, Editor in Chief February 22, 2015

The season five debut of The Walking Dead broke cable viewing records as the return of the hit series  drew in more than 17 million viewers, making it the most viewed cable TV show in history.

Escaping “the box” of familiarity

Emily Herd, Print Executive Editor October 20, 2014

AMC’s hit TV series, “The Walking Dead” season five premiered on Oct. 12 with an audience of 17.3M. The zombie apocalypse series left off season four with the crew split up and headed for Terminus...

Senior Elise Thomas hits the tennis ball, aiming for victory.

Girls tennis finishes the season with district tournaments

Emily Herd, Print Executive Editor October 3, 2014

All good things come to an end. This saying rings in the ears of the girls tennis players as they give it their all. Their rackets swing hard from left to right pushing, striving for victory and an amazing...

Maroon “V”?

Emily Herd, Print Executive Editor September 10, 2014

When I first found out that Maroon 5 was coming out with a new album I was so excited. I am a huge Maroon 5 fan, regardless of their music transition to more pop songs. On June 16, the band debuted its...

New season, new beginnings

Emily Herd, Print Executive Editor August 21, 2014

The echo of laughter dominated the court as the girls tennis team reunited for their new season. This season they reunited ready for a new season, new team, new game. As the season starts, the girls prepare...

Bringing the heat

Bringing the heat

Emily Herd, Staff Reporter April 11, 2014

The success of last year’s boys volleyball team passes the ball to a new team that is geared for victory. The season kicked off with six matches and one tournament, and the team’s current record is...

GAC tournament loss leaves girls tennis in defeat

Emily Herd October 9, 2013

Excitement and nerves dominated the courts as the girls tennis team battled against Howell, Fort Zumwalt North, West, East and Timberland. The team played their GAC tournament on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 during...

Girls tennis places 3rd in Troy tournament

Emily Herd September 23, 2013

Alarms were set early on Saturday morning as the girls tennis team rode on the long bus ride to their doubles tournament in Troy. Although the girls had to arrive at school at 6:45 a.m., the outcome was...

Striving to Victory

Emily Herd September 18, 2013

Faces of determination flared on the court as the girls tennis team won their game 6-3 against Fort Zumwalt North. On Sept. 16, the team played a home game at 3:30 where they performed diligently. With...

Girls tennis dominates with first win of the season

Emily Herd September 10, 2013

After the loss of the girls tennis team’s first game vs. Howell High, the team struck gold as they triumphed against Duchesne on Sept. 6. The girls varsity team scored 9-0 and JV scored 3-0, leaving...

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