The Black & White

The school board adopted a new attendance policy in 2016. The major changes that were made revolved around what is counted as an excused absence and what is not.

New attendance policy proves ineffective

Taryn Kauffman, Staff Writer May 22, 2018

When Hanna Peterman '18 came home from school one day, she was approached by her parents. She was told that a letter had been sent home saying she had missed too many days of school. During the first semester...

Students stonewalled by slow cellular signal in state-of-the-art school

Students stonewalled by slow cellular signal in state-of-the-art school

Natalie Lloyd and Taryn Kauffman December 18, 2017

Amber Petrak, '18 strolls into her fifth-period math class just as the bell rings. Exhausted, she begins setting herself up for her eighty minute block period. She plugs her dying phone into a wall outlet...

Katelyn Winkler '19 demonstrates how she had to tie her shoes with her brace on. The brace prevents her from bending over so she had to find a more efficient way.

When life throws you a curve

Taryn Kauffman, Staff Writer October 27, 2017

When Katelyn Winkler '19 was 12 years old she was diagnosed with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, meaning her spine was curved out of shape with no exact cause. "All these words were being thrown around,"...

Students line up to shake hands with Lisa Boge before entering the school. Shaking hands is one of the most practiced policies from Capturing Kids' Hearts.

A new program for a better future

Taryn Kauffman, Staff Writer September 22, 2017

The school district has adopted a new program in hopes of building better relationships with students in grades 8-12.  Capturing Kids Hearts or CKH, is a program that started to take off in early 2006....

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