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Junior Rhett Clauser plays the piano as junior Ryder Blaise plays the bongos during the song Jazz Police.

The Final Festival

Kendyl Lay May 21, 2024

On May 16, the Spartan Jazz program hosted Saeger and Bryan middle school bands, at the annual Jazz Central event. For seniors in jazz lab, band, and ensemble, this was the final performance of the...

A Valuable Victory

A Valuable Victory

Ava Reyes, Photo Assignments Editor May 20, 2024

Facing Saint Dominic, the girls Lacrosse team played their district game on Thursday, May 16. After a close game the Spartans ended out on top with a score of 10-6. The girls played a good game on...

The group of new officers stand in front of the crowd.

New Beginnings for NHS

Rachel Blanchard, Staff Photographer May 20, 2024

On May 1, NHS held their annual induction night to welcome in both the new club members and officers for the next school year. With 107 new members being inducted into National Honor Society, students...

Isabella Wheeler talks with her friends over her school lunch.

Customization in the Cafeteria

Rachel Blanchard, Staff Photographer May 20, 2024

Every day, students make their way towards the cafeteria for lunch. While some students, like freshman Rachael Latzel, choose to pack their own, others choose to grab one of the offered options from...

As sophomore Olivia Rothermich lays her knee on the ground and stretches her hand back as she releases a light pink powder and throws it all around her. The pink powder gently falls onto her creating an aura surrounding her.

Colors in Nature

Caroline Kraft, Social Media Editor May 20, 2024

Within nature, any color imaginable is possible if you know where to look. Throughout the month of May, the photography staff was set on a mission to capture as many colors and variations as possible....

Member of Arete laughs while waiting while the inflatable bar comes towards her.

Activities with Arete

Bella Smith and Amelia Roziq May 20, 2024

Spartans gathered outside to celebrate Arete’s field day. The football field was covered in activities like bouncy houses, spike ball, and the ‘meltdown’. Cookies and hot dogs were provided to...

A welcoming sign is projected onto the screen as students enter the library. The event was led by Mrs. Tonishia LaMartina with special guest and author Johnathan Shoff.

The End to 2023-2024 Book Club

Meghan Baumann, Staff Photographer May 20, 2024

On May 15, the Learning Commons hosted the final book club of the school year, during Seminar. Every quarter the Learning Commons hosts this event for students to converse and play games surrounding...

Senior Abby Obrien and sophomore Gage Haile pose right after pulling their cat out for dissection. Obrien was quite excited to begin the dissection.

A Final Dissection

Sophia Allen, Staff Photographer May 18, 2024

HAP, Human Anatomy and Physiology taught by Mr. Patrick Reed began the end of the year cat dissection. The class final will be a test over the dissection and the study guides the students make themselves. When...

College counselor Dustin Bailey and senior Laney Parmeley hug after she is chosen for the family and consumer science departmental award. She received this honor for her dedication to the many developmental classes, at the Senior Award ceremony on May 9.

The Spartan’s Senior Awards Night

Caroline Kraft, Social Media Editor May 17, 2024

  The annual Senior Awards ceremony is a time for faculty to gather and commemorate a special group of hardworking seniors for their dedication to academic excellence throughout the years....

Leymar Canales, holds up her board for the librarians to see.

Ready to Read

Kaitlyn Morgan, Staff Photographer May 17, 2024

  On May 15, the library held its quarterly book club to reward students for reading. The book club was full of fun and games as they played blank slate. The groups had to race to guess the...

Defeat in the Dugout

Defeat in the Dugout

Audrey Webb and Madison Scott May 15, 2024

  With a final score of three to six at the game versus Eureka high school on May 4, the varsity baseball team fell short and were sadly not able to come out on top. However, they are now ready...

Junior Layci Kenoyer putting on an entrance bracelet on a kid at the Urban Air Trampoline Park. Working at the front desk station, she greets guests and helps with questions and concerns.

Students’ Second Lives

Lillian Seithel, Staff Photographer May 10, 2024

With balancing school life and work life, it can have it’s pros and cons. Many students have to strategize their life schedule outside of school. Between working, going to school, and balancing a...

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