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Students struggle with ADD and ADHD

Kennedy Graeser, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015

While plenty of students struggle to pay attention in school, there are some students who struggle more than others. There are tests given by doctors and sure signs and indicators of students with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). “I went and got tested...

Classes create quilt for auction

While students in Clothing Seminar wait for the quilting process to be finished by bookkeeper Sharon Von Hagen, they began creating backpacks. The class worked on the patches of a quilt to be auctioned March 7.

Kennedy Graeser, Staff Writer

March 3, 2015

A dragon-themed quilt is being made for the Dragon Scholarship Fund to raise money to give scholarships to students. Teacher Kathy Comstock is working together with her students to create the quilt. The bidding will start at $75 at auction and Comstock estimates the quilt to be worth around $150. “I...

Students excel in Verizon App Challenge

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Kennedy Graeser, Staff Writer

January 27, 2015

A group of seniors and a junior represented the high school in the Verizon App Challenge with their app, "Safe House". Seniors Sarah Caporelli, Bailey Pohlman, Meredith Toebben Senad Besic, Elliot Suiter and Ross Kromminga were the seniors who made up the team, along with junior Caitlin Evans. “The...

School needs more tampon dispensers

This map of the school indicates where the current dispensers are (in pink) and where more must be added (in blue). The cost of adding three more would be $1,050 at $350 a piece, the same price as the first three.

Kennedy Graeser, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014

Out of all nine bathrooms, there are only three bathrooms in this entire school that have a tampon or pad dispenser. There are over 800 girls in this school, not counting teachers, so obviously three dispensers will not suffice. Tampon and pad dispensers should be regular in every girls’ bathroom...