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  • Locker clean-out is today, May 22, from 1:43 p.m. to 1:52 p.m.

  • 2/3 hour finals Tues., 4/5 hour finals Wed., 6/7 hour finals Thurs., good luck everyone!

  • Congratulations to the new student body co-presidents Alec Zhou and Sarah Bonnett.

  • Congratulations to the boys' and girls' track teams for placing 3rd at District 2 Championships.

After Laughter Album Review

After Laughter Album Review

Katie Spillman, Staff Writer
May 22, 2017 • 108 views
Filed under arts & entertainment

As a long term lover of Paramore, I was beyond excited to hear about the release of their new album “After Laughter,” even though it came after a four year hiatus. Paramore is an alternative pop-rock band that formed in 2004. They have a Grammy for best rock song and five studio albums. There sound...

Eight apps save students’ grades

Eight apps save students’ grades

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017 • 105 views
Filed under arts & entertainment

With finals week approaching, students begin the search for the most efficient ways of studying. Listed below are eight apps that can help you based on your preference of studying.   Quizlet Based on your method of studying, Quizlet offers different strategies of studying from matching to writi...

Spring into new music

Spring into new music

Dani Fischer, Section Editor
May 3, 2017 • 128 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, music, We're Really Clef-er

Spring brings all kinds of changes, from new flowers to amazing new songs from fresh artists. Listen to my favorite tracks here.

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“Forza Motorsports 3” game review

“Forza Motorsports 3” game review

Alex Rossi, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017 • 107 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, games

Exclusively for the Xbox 360, “Forza Motorsports 3” is a true successor for the series as it includes 400 different modeled cars that the player can choose from. No matter what difficulty level or handling setting, there are plenty of options available at the player's disposal.   To begin your l...

Power Rangers movie review

Power Rangers movie review

Alex Rossi, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017 • 184 views
Filed under arts & entertainment

As one of the most nostalgic TV and movie franchises of all time, a Power Rangers movie has not been released since 1997 at the hype of the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.” Shift into turbo to March 2017 with “Power Rangers.” The movie is a reboot for the franchise which features characters from ...

Tron 2.0 game review

Tron 2.0 game review

Alex Rossi, Staff Writer
March 18, 2017 • 281 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, games

Have you heard about the 1982 Tron movie from back in the day? There is an older game that many people have not heard about called “Tron 2.0.” “Tron 2.0” is first-person shooter computer game developed by Monolith Productions. “Tron 2.0” was a sequel to the 1982 Tron film, but in 2010 was decla...

“Planet Coaster” Game review

“Planet Coaster” Game review

Alex Rossi, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017 • 277 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, games

“Planet Coaster” is the game for your imagination to create and build roller coasters. The true successor to “Roller Coaster Tycoon 3,” the player learns how to manage their own park as if they are the owner of a real theme park, like Disney World or Six Flags. The missions and park manag...

Neverland: A day in the life

Neverland: A day in the life

Lilly Bucher, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017 • 506 views
Filed under arts & entertainment

Everyone has heard the story of Peter Pan. We’ve heard the story about the boy who never grew up and his lost boys who will never grow old, the story of pirates, indians, mermaids and fairies, the tale of magic. In this spin off of Peter Pan entitled Unhooked, Lisa Maxwell creates a different kin...

Alumnus Brad Schiff wins Oscar nomination

Alumnus Brad Schiff wins Oscar nomination

Sydney Kinzy, Productions Editor-in-Chief
February 27, 2017 • 539 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, showcase

In the late 80’s, alumnus Brad Schiff did not view himself as popular while attending West, but after being nominated for the Visual Effects Oscar for his work in Kubo and the Two Strings, he finds himself no stranger to Hollywood. He attended the Academy Awards last night in Los Angeles. “There i...

“Angry Birds: Blast” game app Review

“Angry Birds: Blast” game app Review

Alex Rossi, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017 • 4,197 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, games

The Angry Birds are back seven years after the app was first released now that Angry Birds: Blast is now available. Join them against their world renowned villains, the Green Pigs. The game is a tap-to-match puzzle game, that doesn't have a story. As with all Angry Birds games, players’ ultimate objective ...

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