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Road to recovery: senior Vickey Karl pursues her passions after successful open-heart surgery

Senior Vickey Karl practices her dance on the turf before the upcoming show “Hejira a Desert Diary.” The performance was held at Fox High School during their preliminary competition Sept. 28. “I am very glad that the whole process went well. I feel much better mentally, and I am also physically improving as well,” Karl said. “I am excited to now be a part of color guard, and I am glad that the whole thing is over. Now, I can just enjoy myself without having to worry about my health.”

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

After being diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, also known as the thickening of the walls of the heart, senior Vickey Karl learned that she would need a very risky surgery to save her life. She started to develop the condition when she was born, but it went unnoticed until she found out at a ...

Color guard wins prestigious award

Senior Noelle McGuire waves her color guard flags in the air at the Jaguar Pride Marching invitational. The competition was the marching band’s last, and took place this Saturday. Color guard walked away having been awarded “Best Auxiliary,” which has not happened in a long time.

Dani Fischer, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Saturdays are usually reserved for sleeping in, hanging out with friends, and catching up on sleep. This Saturday, however, the marching band earned the Best Auxiliary Award at the Jaguar Pride Marching Invitational, as well as Best Visual and second place in their division. “When you go to a competition...

Students share a day in the life of Color Guard

Senior Annika Fahs performs at a home football game on September 18th.

Nell Jaskowiak, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015

Have you ever heard a group of girls screaming “Bears on three! One, two, three, BEARS!” after half time at varsity football games?

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