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Life after high school

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter May 16, 2016

As seniors prepare to graduate and enter adulthood, they have to figure out what to do with their life after high school. Some may choose to go to college, enter the workforce, go to a trade or technical...

Struggling to study

Struggling to study

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter May 6, 2016

The past two years, my junior and senior years, prom has been in between the two weeks of AP testing. Due to this poor planning, us upperclassmen are trying to get ready to enjoy a great night, yet we...

Abram Cutshall, David Tuttle, Jacob Slone, and Gea Henry act in the show.

Coming to an end

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter April 28, 2016

This past weekend, the Spotlight Players put on their last show of the year, “The Wizard of Oz.” Being the last one, it was bittersweet for many people, especially the seniors, since this was the last...

The cast does a script read-through for the upcoming show.

Overcoming Obstacles

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter March 8, 2016

With a few weeks of rehearsals out of the way, the Spotlight Players are making progress for the performances of “The Wizard of Oz” despite some challenges that have been thrown in their way, including...

Mrs. Nelson and the cast do a script read through.

There’s no place like home

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter January 26, 2016

As second semester begins, the Spotlight Players are preparing for the spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz.” With applications for cast and crew coming in and auditions taking place, students are being...

Rachel Fortney wears a princess costume and stands on a chair during The Curious Savage.

Spotlight Players rehearse for the upcoming auditions

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter December 11, 2015

With the fall play out of the way, The Spotlight Players have turned their attention to the spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz.” Auditions for the musical will follow winter break and be sometime in...

Mackenzie Morris, Rachel Fortney, and Gea Henry look at a newspaper in The Curious Savage.

A curiously good performance

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter November 24, 2015

There is always a tinge of excitement in the air when the lights in the auditorium flash to notify the audience that the show will start in five minutes, and it was no different at this year’s fall play,...

The set for The Curious Savage has been completed just in time for the show.

Down to the wire

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter November 11, 2015

  As the performances for “The Curious Savage” draw near, the crew heads and their crews frantically put the finishing touches on the sets, costume, props, and anything else needed to put on...

Holding a two-by-four in place , junior Paige Jamieson saws a piece of wood for a platform being constructed by the set crew  of The Curious Savage. Jamieson is the co-crew head of the set crew.

Practice makes perfect

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter October 2, 2015

After just a few weeks of rehearsals, the Spotlight Players have already made progress in getting ready to perform “The Curious Savage” on November 19, 20 , and 21. Theatre director Mrs. Cori Nelson...

The cast of The Curious Savage reads through the script for the first time.

New year, new shows

Kaleigh Zehnle, Staff reporter September 11, 2015

Every year, the Spotlight Players has a show reveal, where everyone interested in being a part of theatre for the school year can go to learn the shows for the upcoming year. Theatre director Mrs. Cori...

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