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“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is one for the ages

John Greenwood, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

The moment the credits started to roll, there was an uproar of applause, joy and laughter. Disney truly delivered in the making of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." The plot of "Rogue One" is simple yet complex: the story behind the people who stole the plans to the Death Star, which was used in A ...

Robotics team kicks off season

Six teams assemble on the field to compete in a match at the CowTown ThrowDown Robotics event. These teams come from four states and may compete with each other at other events during the year.

John Greenwood, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

The Des Moines Metro Robotics team, team ASAP, placed 15th at the first Robotics Competition in Kansas City, MO Oct. 29. This was the first competition of the season for the Robotics team. The top eight teams from the first round are then chosen to compete in the elimination levels. Even though th...

Business is booming

Business is booming

John Greenwood, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Ten years from now, hardly any student will need to know how to separate one chemical from another but yet we're required to learn it in chemistry. Something every student will need to know is how to file taxes, how to balance a budget or maybe how to invest in the stock market. But accounting, Money...

Message to millennials

Message to millennials

John Greenwood, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

These November elections are huge. And yet, many of us don’t care. Only about half the fourth period government classes knew who our two U.S. senators were. But, for the first time, some of us have a vote, and all of us have the opportunity to voice our opinions and to maybe influence others. Some seniors have the...