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Vacation over seas

Ilene Holder, Staff reporter May 18, 2015

With summer nearing, many people are starting to plan trips or finalize trip plans. While there have been the trips to Florida, California, or somewhere else within the nation being talked about, there...

Cool breeze finish

Cool breeze finish

Ilene Holder, Staff reporter February 3, 2015

Leading up to the Shaw Park Winter Classic, the Spartan hockey varsity boys were standing at 14 wins and only 5 losses for the season. Which came as a surprise to the team, according to assistant captain...

Persistence is key

Ilene Holder, Staff Reporter December 8, 2014

One thing I love about the fact that Izzie is getting older is that she can now remember words to songs and lullabies. Granted, the words aren’t perfect (neither is the pitch), she still makes me smile...

Not all there herself

Ilene Holder, Staff reporter November 10, 2014

Poor Izzie has been sick with the flu for a couple of days now, but apparently that doesn’t stop her from trying to be her normal self. The whole time she’s been sick, she has still be arguing with...

No such thing as secrets

Ilene Holder, Staff Reporter November 3, 2014

The big FOUR! Izzie is now four! of Oct. 8th. Now that she is four, she seems to think she is a little bigger than she really is. And now also feels that it is her job to tell mom and dad everything...

Penta-who? Pentatonix!

Ilene Holder, Staff Reporter October 28, 2014

In the world of music, there is a wide range of genres. Everyone has an artist and a style they like the most. Be it rap, rock, jazz, alternative, or maybe even classical. But one style of music that has...

Not so level headed

Ilene Holder, staff reporter October 6, 2014

Now that Izzie is becoming old enough to play the Wii, she has become obsessed with playing Mario Kart. Izzie constantly asks to play Mario Kart and she always has to use the Wii wheel with it. At...

The flip of a coin

Ilene Holder, Staff reporter September 29, 2014

When I look at Izzie now, I can't help but get mesmerized by how much she has changed over the years. Izzie is not just my sweet little sister anymore. She is becoming our big girl and she knows that...

The game of chance

Ilene Holder, Staff reporter September 15, 2014

When it comes to Izzie, you almost never know what you’re going to get. She does very random things a lot of the time and her ways of responding are sometimes the funniest things. One day my dad asked...

The boys cross country team races against Howell in their meet.

Pulling ahead and starting the season off right

Ilene Holder, Staff reporter September 9, 2014

As the season goes on, wins and losses will always occur. However, the boys cross country has started the season off with a few wins. Wed. Aug. 27 at Quail Ridge and Fri. Aug. 29 at McNair. Aside from...

From baby steps to big girl jumps

Ilene Holder, Staff reporter September 8, 2014

In the last two years, Izzie has made major jumps from that little girl who was confused about a kiss from a dog. She has been learning her letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. One of her favorite things...

My lovely moon

Ilene Holder, Staff Reporter August 24, 2014

When asked if being around a little kid every day is fun, exciting, annoying, aggravating, or just unexplanatory, all I say is yes. See, I have a little sister who is exactly nineteen days shy of being...

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