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Families deal with effects of government shutdown

Although the government is open temporarily for three weeks of negotiations over the budget, the shutdown was the longest in history, lasting 35 days. Many families with members who work for the government were affected by the two paychecks that were not paid during that time. “My mom is really good at managing money. She managed to make it work so we can buy groceries to eat dinner. Stuff that we don’t need, we just haven’t really been getting,” junior Lauren Ottensmeyer said. “The shutdown just made everything stressful, but we got through it slowly.”

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EiC

February 8, 2019

After the longest government shutdown in United States history, government workers are still adjusting from the two paychecks that they missed during the 35-day period. “Initially, we just figured the shutdown would be over in a short time. It was okay, and it was easier to go into work at the be...

The do’s and do not’s of winter break

Junior Tyler Hannegan and Senior Ally Guccione sit on a couch and enjoy the popular holiday drink, peppermint hot chocolate.

Dani Fischer, Staff Writer

December 23, 2015

Finals are over. A weight has been lifted off your back, the air smells fresher and the whole world is brighter. There’s absolutely no homework and you have nothing left to do. So, what do you do? The truth is, most students do a whole lot of nothing. Overwhelmed with all the time on their hand...

Students spend time with siblings at sixth grade camp

Romney, McKay, and Brigham Morgan at Camp Lakewood.

Jane Fuller, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

Three high school aged sixth grade camp counselors spend the week with their siblings in middle school.

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