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Indie folk music, sometimes referred to as granola, is characterized by soft, acoustic melodies combined with contemporary instrumentals. Popular artists include The Lumineers, Vance Joy, and Mumford and Sons. The genre was created in the 90s as a hybrid of indie rock and folk music; however, it has recently soared in popularity as young adults embrace unique aesthetics. Many listeners enjoy the light, free mood that comes with the genre. Warm sunlight hits MaryGrace Cummings as she lays in a bed of flowers, embracing the indie folk aesthetic.

Listen To Your Heart

Samantha Castille, Photo Assignments Editor May 22, 2023

  Music is something that has been around since the beginning of time and has been known to bring people together.  There are so many music genres to fit everybody no matter who you are or...

Freshman Nate Mullix finishes swing after serving the ball.

Rockin’ the win

Raina Straughter, Video Editor April 28, 2023

Boys JV took on Rockwood Summit on Wed. April 25, only to give Rockwood a run for their money on their own court. This match was definitely a nail bitter, with the teams teetering back and forth for...

Drew Wyss applying the tag on the runner trying to steal.

Back To The Pound

Brock Slinkard, Staff Photographer April 27, 2023

Our JV baseball team took on Zumwalt South Monday, April 24. In a highly energetic game going back and forth through all seven innings, the Spartans bats were hot. The team as a whole collected many...

Dalton Dawson is lining up his shot.

Aim For The Flag

Bryce Cash, Staff Photographer April 24, 2023

The varsity boys golf team went against Francis Howell on Thurs. April 6, for their long going rival this match was important to all the players with one of the players Benjamin Berger placing 3rd...

Aiden Hernandez holds his mitt out ready to receive the pitch.

Flying Below The Griffins

MaryGrace Cummings, Staff Photographer April 19, 2023

  Preparing to play a top-ranked Vianney team on March 27. The varsity boys were nervous but excited for the high competition. The team fought hard and played a relatively neck-and-neck game...

The team breaks it down before the next half begins.

Trojan Takedown

MaryGrace Cummings, Staff Photohrapher January 18, 2023

The C- Team boys basketball team were a force while playing Troy on Monday, Jan. 9. The game was well worked for with an end score of 54-13. This was an exciting game to watch with the boys shooting...

Hannah Halterman loads to shoot her free throw.

New Team, Same Efforts

MaryGrace Cummings, Staff Photographer January 10, 2023

  The JV Girls Basketball team played the new North Point high school for the first time ever on Dec. 16. The ladies had no idea what to expect with North Point being a brand new team and did...

Caleb Herschberger joins the audience and keeps up his character.

Another Show For The Books

Aniya Sparrow , Photo Editor-In-Chief January 9, 2023

  The Spotlight Players have been performing nonstop since the beginning of the school year, especially their continued performance of “ The Seussification of A  Midsummer Night's Dream.”...

NAHS members viewing Mrs. McCunes slideshow of the clubs past experiences.

A Facility for the Fine Arts

Rachel Blanchard, Staff Reporter October 21, 2022

High school students looking for an outlet can find one in room 246 every Monday after school. On the first day of the week, the National Art Honor Society meets in this room, giving any student looking...

Flashback Fashion

Flashback Fashion

Alyssa Wittig, Staff Reporter October 20, 2022

Fashion has grown and changed throughout the decades. It’s something that has always been relevant and will always be relevant. The fifties had women in long skirts and poofy ankle-length dresses...

Emma Furlow gets ready to take an eight meter shot.

Growing Together

Avery Ott, Staff Photographer May 17, 2021

C Team Girls Lacrosse dominated against Wes Minister on Saturday, May 8th with a score of 9-2. Freshman Emily Rehr knows the team is excited for more wins and to continue growing.  “The environment...

Spartans cheer right before the game starts.

Taking a Hard Hit from East

Chloe Schwab, Staff Photographer April 30, 2021

The boys volleyball team has had a tough season this year. The loss on the scoreboard does not reflect the hard work the team has put in. The way the team works together will help them continue their season...

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