Abruptly pulled out of Honors English I for a surprise fire drill, freshman Samir Shaik kills time on the football field by having a thumb war with freshman Mya Jenkins. Shaik’s class was working on a research project before they were interrupted by the fire drill and took the moment to just relax and have fun. “Mya and I were goofing off, not really doing anything in particular. I was just having a lot of fun, and I’m glad [this moment] was captured,” Shaik said.

Photo of the Week- Oct. 22

Tanvi Kulkarni, Features Editor
2 days ago
Aiming for a header, senior Ja’Khai Aiken-Guerrier blocks a rival Oakville opponent. The varsity soccer team beat Oakville 2-1. “It was really fun because there were a lot of people that Ive known since middle school,” Aiken-Guerrier said. “[We] had a different kind of connection than [I have with] other [students]...we tried to be the best people we could be.”

Photo of the Week- Oct. 8

Emily Early, Social Media Manager
October 8, 2021
Sculpting a Day of the Dead project in Ceramics 1, sophomore Katie Wallace creates a mug out of her pinch pot. For the assignment, Wallace carved eyes, a nose and a mouth into her mug, and later painted it in bright colors to make it unique. “Getting to have social time, unwind and talk with my friends was my [favorite part of the] class,” Wallace said. “I also liked getting to hone my creativity and get my hands dirty.”

Photo of the Week- Oct. 1

Elle Rotter, Awards Coordinator
October 1, 2021
Freshman Kora Elli makes hall decorations for homecoming spirit week on Sept. 19. Elli used Sharpies and a pencil to draw a Barbie head silhouette for the freshman hallway. “My favorite part of floor decorations was how we all came together and worked as a team,” Elli said.

Photo of the Week – Sept. 24

Sadie Burgess, Staff Writer
September 26, 2021
As senior Rick Biswas reads a packet, junior and Scholar Bowl Executive Captain Owen Arneson keeps track of senior Kevin Zhengs and the rest of his teammates points. Doing this at each of the Scholar Bowl teams practices three times a week allowed Arneson to figure out categories he and his teammates have improved in. Senior and Strategic Captain Anna Csiki-Fejer (not pictured) then helps players find resources to improve in categories the team doesnt cover as well. Im excited to go to tournaments, see some new people and competition, Arneson said. ​We were at a really good spot dedication-wise at the end of last season, but how much more dedication Im already seeing this year looks like a really good sign to me. I love seeing my teammates play well, show good teamwork and have a good time; it makes me really excited to see just how well we can do this year.​

Photo of the Week – Sept. 17

Brinda Ambal, Conceptual Editor-in-Chief
September 17, 2021
Taking her lead off of second base, freshman catcher Ansley Forbes prepates to make a run to third. The JV softball team beat Fox 7-3 in their game on Sept. 10. I think [we won] because we had great communication and offensive work during the game, Forbes said. We all work hard and are supportive of each other. I am looking forward to the competition for this season and improving as a team.

Photo of the Week- Sept. 10

Mira Nalbandian, Managing Editor-in-Chief
September 10, 2021
Drawing out biogeochemical cycles in Paul Hage’s AP Environmental Science class, seniors Callie DiCarlo, Waleed Abdulla and Sarah Boland use shaving cream as a memorization tool. Abdulla says that it was easier to remember the drawings than notes or readings. “I thought the shaving cream activity was very fun because of how childish it was. It kinda brought [out] the kid in me. Creating a canvas of shaving cream wasnt exactly on my bucket list, but Im glad I did it,” Abdulla said. “Its important because fun activities mix creative thinking with education.”

Photo of the Week- Sept. 3

Leah Schroeder (she/her), Managing Editor-in-Chief
September 3, 2021
Sophomores Emily Kerber, Abigail Wheeler, Andrew Martin and Annalise Schriber play Jenga on the last day of school. Between flying twislers and giggling friends, Kerber tried to ignore the distractions around her while pulling a block from the tower. “[My favorite part of being back to school] was being able to see everyone. In class, we where able to have fun but also be productive,” Kerber said. “I have mixed feelings about the school year ending.”

Photo of the Week – June 4

Elle Rotter, Awards Coordinator
June 4, 2021
Making their way through the senior parade, seniors Zoe Rutledge, Tori Fischer and Talie Ziegler smile at the crowd. Fischer has not committed to a college yet but plans on attending the University of Kentucky to study computer science and dance. I loved seeing all the teachers and families cheering us on and congratulating us, it just felt really good, like an I really made it moment. It was one last chance to see everyone together, which was nice because we havent had many chances at all this year, Fischer said. [In college,] Im super excited to just be somewhere new and make lots of new friends especially in a sorority.

Photo of the week – May 21

Mira Nalbandian, Managing Editor-in-Chief
May 21, 2021
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