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Spreading the message to ST∆Y

Spreading the message to ST∆Y

Emily Lofgren, Convergent Media Writer

October 11, 2018


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Working as a brand ambassador for the company ST∆Y Wear, senior Jaina Mahaffey follows in the lifestyle brand’s mission to change how people view themselves and others.  Each item of clothing incorporates the word “ST∆Y," where the triangle represents the mathematical term “delta”...

Sophomores Kathryn McAuliffe and Maddy Truka empower others through Peerlift

Sophomores Kathryn McAuliffe and Maddy Truka empower others through Peerlift

Nayeon Ryu, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


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While most high school students look forward to the awaited spring break trip and forgetting about school, sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe used this time to further her preparation for college. While touring colleges with her older brother, McAuliffe realized the numerous, undiscovered opportunities to g...

Senior Hayden Sampson spent her junior year as an exchange student

Senior Hayden Sampson spent her junior year as an exchange student

Anna Pavlisin, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


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After finding out about a scholarship opportunity to be an exchange student in Germany, senior Hayden Sampson applied, got accepted and spent the year in Hamburg, Germany. When Hayden was in eighth grade, she met a friend whose son had participated in the Youth For Understanding Program. She told ...

Senior Bailey Goughenour shares makeup talents through freelance and social media

Senior Bailey Goughenour shares makeup talents through freelance and social media

Sabrina Bohn, Managing EIC Intern

September 26, 2018


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After experimenting with makeup in middle school for fun, senior Bailey Goughenour began doing her friends' makeup for homecoming and other events. Now, she does freelance as a self-taught makeup artist, building her following and skill set on both Instagram and YouTube. “I would do my makeup for work on the weekends, and a lot of peop...

Kitty Strong takes new position as Building Manager

Kitty Strong takes new position as Building Manager

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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Former Junior grade level secretary Kitty Strong began a new career as the Building Manager July 1. A New York native, Strong initially graduated with a degree in Hotel-Restaurant Management and was a restaurant manager at Stevens Institute of Technology. Eventually she moved to Florida where she met h...

Get to know the new SRO

Get to know the new SRO

Maria Newton, Features Section Editor

September 19, 2018


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The new Student Resource Officer (SRO), Zeus Hernandez, has claimed his spot in the front office. Hernandez has worked as an SRO at several different schools for the last five years. When he moves from school to school it is difficult to adjust to the new staff and procedures. However, Hernandez enjoys t...

After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing

After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing

Maria Newton, Features Editor

September 17, 2018


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During the spring of 2018, senior Caleb Canatoy woke up one morning to a sharp pain in his back. “It was just a really normal day...my mom thought it was just muscle cramps,” Canatoy said. “But then it progressed and I couldn’t breathe.” Canatoy’s parents took him to the hospital where he d...

Andrew Gray and Victoria Gray attend camp in Shanghai, China

Andrew Gray and Victoria Gray attend camp in Shanghai, China

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


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In a pursuit to learn Mandarin, freshman Victoria Gray and sophomore Andrew Gray spent two weeks in Shanghai, China, at a camp called ‘That's Mandarin.’ ‘That’s Mandarin’ is a two-week camp located in Shanghai, China and Beijing, China that focuses on teaching kids and teenagers reading...

Getting to know English teacher Leslie Lindsey

Getting to know English teacher Leslie Lindsey

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


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Former Parkway South Middle teacher Leslie Lindsey is taking on the role of the new AP Language and Composition teacher filling the shoes of English teacher Erica Rogers. After attending Parkway Central High, Lindsey found her passion for teaching due to her influential instructors and began her journey...

Earth Sciences camp inspires junior Lauren Beard to pursue Meteorology

Earth Sciences camp inspires junior Lauren Beard to pursue Meteorology

Maria Newton, Features Editor

September 5, 2018


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Junior Lauren Beard visited an atmospheric and Earth sciences camp at the University of Wisconsin (UW) over the summer to further her knowledge of meteorology. “I’ve just found myself drawn to [meteorology],” Beard said. “I’ve always found it really interesting how [different events around...

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