• The Working Class

    The Working Class

    Tori Carnahan, Editor-in-Chief

    November 10, 2016

    Working during the school week adds a lot of stress READ MORE »»

  • Catching Zzzzzz’s

    Catching Zzzzzz’s

    Tori Carnahan, Editor-In-Chief

    October 3, 2016

    Teens in high school are often consumed by the media, school work, extracurricular activities, work and problems at home, and with all of their time taken up by these concerns they often lack the time to get a good night’s sleep. “Whenever I don’t get enough sleep I feel drowsy and unfocu... READ MORE »»

    Too little sleep can affect student performance at school.

  • Mental illness affects students’ social, school lives

    Mental illness affects students’ social, school lives

    Olivia Herzog, Editor-in-Chief

    May 23, 2016

    It seems like a normal day in class as students around you do independent work and participate in class discussion. With no warning, the teacher calls on you to answer a question, and you start to panic. Suddenly, you are unable to speak. Your breathing gets quick and shallow; you feel intense pa... READ MORE »»

    Artwork by Noah Wehr

  • Stressed out

    Stressed out

    Olivia Herzog, Editor-in-Chief

    April 7, 2016

    Students arrive at school in a rush, poorly dressed and sipping coffee to make up for their lack of sleep the night before. They nervously take their seats and can do nothing but hope that their last-minute cramming will suffice and result in at least a passing grade on this major exam. Stress ... READ MORE »»

  • Thinking ahead

    Thinking ahead

    Olivia Herzog, Editor-in-Chief

    February 18, 2016

    Seniors return from winter break with smiles and college acceptance letters, but their feelings of success are quickly stifled with worries of their ability to handle the level of stress and difficult changes that college may bring and that high school has not prepared them for. Freshman, sophomores... READ MORE »»

    Junior Jake Keinarth spends some free time in the College and Career Center studying and familiarizing himself with the SAT. He will take the test and assess his college readiness at some point in the near future.

    Olivia Herzog

The Memeing of Life

Scott Stephenson, Reporter

The room is tense. Two freshman are at the front debating a meme. Their friends surround them and egg them on. Each of the freshman has a different opinion of what the meme means....  Read More »

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Foreign exchange students love Froot Loops, football

Foreign exchange students love Froot Loops, football

Helena Lamers, Reporter

Three students are transitioning from excited to adventure into a totally new environment. Laura Müller from Germany, Giulia Astori from Italy and Matheus Krambeck from Brazil...  Read More »

Nov 15 • No Comments

Keeping the peace

Keeping the peace

Demonaye Rector, Reporter

In recent years, campuses have been in more and more danger as assaults by students have been occurring more often. Recently a Rouse High School student was arrested for stabbing...  Read More »

Nov 14 • No Comments

Teacher Feature

Teacher Feature

November 11, 2016

Senior climbs corporate ladder

November 10, 2016

Senior attends Washington conference

Senior attends Washington conference

November 10, 2016

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Anime club looking for new members, plans trip to con

Anabel Parsons, Reporter

The talking was silenced by the theme song of the anime called “Fairy Tale,” grabbing the club members’ attention as they all start singing the intro. Anime club is inviting all the weeaboos and otakus (those obsessed...  Read More »

Nov 10 • No Comments

  • Book Reivew November 7, 2016
  • We Asked, You Said November 7, 2016
  • Students, teachers make holiday plans November 7, 2016

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Hair Trends

Hair Trends

Rebecca Maxwell, Reporter

This spring, many new fashion trends are already apparent, especially in hair color. Hair trends are one of the most fun to stay up to date on. For girls, darker browns are becoming more popular altho...  Read More »

May 26 • No Comments

New iOS 9 Update Offers New Features

New iOS 9 Update Offers New Features

May 26, 2016

Fashion: Boys’ hairstyles

Fashion: Boys’ hairstyles

April 11, 2016

Fashion: Jackets make statement, keep out cold

February 11, 2016

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