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High school students have stopped reading for pleasure

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor November 24, 2020

During Book Fair week in elementary school, the halls would be abuzz with excitement as fifth graders showed each other the books they wanted and third graders pulled their parents around the shelves set...

The Meaning of Love in an Age of Change: How Teenagers Struggle on Valentine’s Day

The Meaning of Love in an Age of Change: How Teenagers Struggle on Valentine’s Day

Paula Montoro February 7, 2019

You’ve probably noticed that almost every store in town is decorated with huge red hearts and flowers, meaning Valentine’s Day is coming up. February 14th is the best day of the year for lovers to...

The Fox Box Project: Helping By Remembering

The Fox Box Project: Helping By Remembering

Brandon Schnurr, Web Editor December 18, 2018

Earlier this year on April 27th, 2018, Ethan Fox, a Loy Norrix student and friend of many, lost his 17 month long battle with osteosarcoma. In honor of Ethan, a new project is being created by his friends...

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

Lilly MacInnis, Photo Editor/Social Media Team March 30, 2018

At 18 years old, the teenager’s prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain which regulates impulse control, is about halfway developed. That means that until you are about 25, you are more likely to make...

“Lady Bird,” an Example of an Overused Archetype

“Lady Bird,” an Example of an Overused Archetype

Glenna Aldag February 5, 2018

When I first entered the theater to watch the movie “Lady Bird,” I was super excited. It was a movie written and directed by a woman with great reviews, why wouldn't I be? Yet part way through the...

Lower Wages would Encourage Employers to Hire more Teens

Lower Wages would Encourage Employers to Hire more Teens

Jaelyn Anderson November 8, 2017

In the U.S. most jobs require previous experience, however, in order to get that experience, you need a job. Every year jobs become harder to get because of the many recessions we’ve had. This means...

Skye Vescoso writes a poem in her free time. She has 3 notebooks full of her poems now.
Photo credit: Anna Yudina

Sophomore Finds Herself Through Many Forms Of Expression

anyayudina November 12, 2013

Skye doesn't talk a lot. She prefers to be quiet, but when she enters the room, everybody looks at her. Green hair and unusual outlook make this sophomore unique. “It was more than words,” Skye...

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