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Which member of Netflix’s “Cheer” are you?

“Cheer,” a new documentary series on Netflix changes the way people think about cheerleading.
Which cast member from Netflix’s “Cheer” are you?

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Netflix’s documentary series "Cheer" has been stirring up excitement regarding the sport. Briefly meet some of the cast members from “Cheer” below, then take the quiz to find out which team member you are Monica Aldama   View this post on Instagram ...

Dancing across the world: senior Natalie Larsen’s post-graduation plans take her to Australia

As a junior, senior Natalie Larsen decided to try the poms team. Joining the team gave her the opportunity to perform more often. “[My dancing] hasn’t been anything performance based for a while since poms, which I think is fine,” Larsen said. “I miss the vindication of performing, but honestly, I don’t miss performing. It’s that respect as a dancer that I miss.”

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

She knew her plan. Senior Natalie Larsen would go to a four-year university straight out of high school; she would use her childhood experiences from mission trips with her family to study social work. This is how she planned to make a difference.  “It wasn’t until the very end of last year that I was wonder...

They’re back: The return of competition cheer

Rallying the crowd, competition cheerleaders freshmen Kelsey Long, Lauren Adam and Sophie Gulino support the football team with the JV team.

Maddie Hoffmann, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

Bringing competitive cheer back to the school for the first time in nearly 40 years, tryouts were held on Jan.16 for regular-season cheerleaders looking to participate.

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