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Digital Photography Students Playing Cards

Digital Photography Students Playing Cards

Kylie Emery, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Students in Andrew McCormick’s Digital Photography class are currently working on taking portrait photos of their peers participating in various activities. Students took photos of their friends playing hacky sack and playing various card games including Go Fish and Rat-slap.

Boys Track Competes At Dowling Catholic Invite

Boys Track Competes At Dowling Catholic Invite

Joel Kellar, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

The boys track team competed at the Dowling Catholic Invite on Apr. 4. The boys started with a band with strong performances in the field events. Aaron Potter '19 won the shot put by throwing 47 feet 10 inches. Johnny Leth '20 placed second in the high jump with a jump of 5 feet 8 inches. Jake Dieleman...

Rounding grades

Rounding grades

Parker Anderson, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

With the sudden switch to standards based grading, there is a lot of debate about rounding grades. If a student would get a seven out of eight on an assignment, it would give them a B+ in the class. For most students, they would just accept the 87.5% and move on, while everyone else would get tons of an...

Fantasy Sports in Johnston

Fantasy Sports in Johnston

Jacob Kim, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Professional sports have become a staple in American culture. Baseball has historically been recognized as America's national pastime. The National Football League draws in millions upon millions of viewers every year. The National Basketball Association has recently ascended in popularity over the past...

French students celebrate April Fool’s Day

French students celebrate April Fool’s Day

Akshaya Kumar, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Typically April 1st, or April Fool's Day, is commemorated by playing practical jokes on others. French students celebrated the holiday in an international way. The students followed a typical French tradition: "poisson d'avril" (translated as "fish of April"). It has existed in France since 1564, but...

Getting into National Honor Society

Getting into National Honor Society

Liz Jones, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

Every year, dozens of students get an email inviting them to apply for National Honor Society (NHS). They pick up a letter from Physics and Chemistry teacher, Chris Beguhn. The letter then instructs each student about where to find the NHS application and how to fill it out. This sets in motion stud...