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Spartans take a loss

Spartans take a loss

Josie Julien, Staff Photographer

September 15, 2016

On Friday Sept. 9th the hopeful varsity football team took on the Timberland Wolves and lost with a score of 33-22. The team believes this season is a reason to be hopeful and excited even though quarterback, Jackson Berk, thinks there is room for improvement. “I think we have gotten better each...

Anxiety

Anxiety

Josie Julien, Photographer

April 1, 2016

Anxiety interferes with a person's ability to do normal everyday tasks such as hanging out with friends, going to school, and doing homework. That panicky feeling you may feel before a test or presentation, well that’s all the time for no reason.  “It almost feels as if everything wrong is slow...

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Josie Julien, Photographer

April 1, 2016

Eating disorders affect all walks of life. Bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating are all types of eating disorders. Most people are accustomed to associating skin and bones with them, but that's not always the case. Eating to cope with emotion pain and stress is also quite common, maybe even more so tha...

Suicide

Suicide

Josie Julien, photgrapher

April 1, 2016

Suicide can be the end of a mental illness. When a person intentionally causes their own death it may seem like an enticing solution. Especially if it ends their problems. It is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. “There’s always other ways to handle a problem in life. Because someone, even...

Self-harm

Self-harm

Josie Julien, Photographer

April 1, 2016

Self-harm is not just cutting as it's commonly known. It’s anything to harm oneself, such as cutting, hitting yourself, and burning. It's a way to cope with a situation. ”Self-harm is different. It's not from anxiety, but depression. The self-hatred, worthlessness, and desperation of depression ...

Depression

Depression

Josie Julien, Photographer

April 1, 2016

Depression is a mental disorder that more people than you think may struggle with. There are good days and bad. The severity can change and you may just suddenly feel better. Many people can go through depression for a multitude of reasons  ”it's not 100 percent sadness. It's a mix of worthlessness, s...

Bullying

Bullying

Josie Julien, Photographer

April 1, 2016

Bullying is when someone is treated as subhuman repeatedly and is made to feel like they don't matter. Their only purpose is to be entertainment for their bully. “It made me feel like an outsider and like the only times people wanted me around was just to laugh at me and how dumb they thought i wa...

Bullying gets personal

Bullying gets personal

Josie Julien, Photographer

April 1, 2016

Bullying is an epidemic in schools across the states. it's something we have all heard before but when it hits so close to home it's personal.  Bullying no doubt causes a multitude of other problems for a person and here they will be explored.

Dropping the ball

Dropping the ball

Josie Julien, Staff photographer

January 14, 2016

On Jan. 6 the freshman basketball team had a close game that had the crowd on the edge of their seats. The Spartans lost 35-34 against Timberland High School. The team had issues with the pressures of the game, along with bad turnovers. Freshman Kaleb Anderson is upset with the performance of the team. ...

Spartans get the cold shoulder

Spartans get the cold shoulder

Josie Julien, Staff photographer

December 7, 2015

On Nov. 30, the varsity hockey team lost against Fort Zumwalt East by a score of 6-4. After playing eight games so far this season with a record of 4-3-1, they are barely hanging on to their lead. Junior Gabe Vendetti felt like they got lazy with their defense and gave up this game. “We had a two...

If you died today, how would you want to be remembered?

Josie Julien and Morgan West, Staff Photographer

December 4, 2015

Life is a precious thing, what you do matters. Four students open up about how they feel like they impact their friends and families lives. They tell how they would like their memories to live on. "I just want to be remembered as someone who was always looking out for others," Gabe Wheeler said....

Out With a Fizzle

Out With a Fizzle

Josie Julien, Staff Photographer

November 2, 2015

2On Oct. 24 the varsity football team went out with a fizzle by a score of 45-14 against Hazelwood Central. This marked the eighth and final loss of this season. The team had a 2-8 record in Coach Pete Eberhardt's first season. To add injury to insult, senior Patrick Hoth, was knocked out during the...

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