Video: fitness center awaits long overdue renovations

Video: fitness center awaits long overdue renovations

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

With cardio equipment well over a decade old and deteriorating weight equipment, the health and physical education department looks at a potential for $50,000 to $65,000 in renovations.

Health careers field trip takes students to Mercy Hospital

Dressed in face masks, gloves and isolation gowns, students pose for a picture for their Health Careers Field Day field trip. Attendees were able to meet and talk with health professionals of varying occupations in the medical field. “I wanted to go because I want to be a doctor, and being able to submerge myself into this kind of environment and get an even better idea on my future career seemed fun and beneficial to me,” sophomore Mckenna Bendle said.

Carly Anderson, Managing EiC Intern

October 31, 2017

Instead of sitting through periods two through four like your typical Friday morning, 15 students attended the Mercy Health Careers field trip along with dozens of other local high schools on Oct. 20 to learn about a variety of available health care careers. “As soon as I walked in and saw the trauma...

Step into my mind for a day

Photo illustration of mental illness

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

November 23, 2015

Whether you think about it or not, behind the faces of your peers, many struggle against mental illnesses from anxiety, to depression, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and hundreds of other types of disorders. “I have ADD,” sophomore Megan Larsen sai...

Petition urging for LGBT-inclusive health curriculum

Petition urging for LGBT-inclusive health curriculum

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

September 8, 2015

A petition created by senior Asher McNamee is asking for a revised curriculum which will to LGBT students.

Filter status: red

Filling his water bottle before track practice, sophomore Grant Aden dares to drink the red-filtered water. Aden brings his reusable water bottle to school every day.

Bayleigh Williams, Staff writer

April 23, 2015

There must be something in the water... Or is there?

New outbreak of an old disease

In California's Disneyland, an outbreak of the measles  has spread throughout the area and to surrounding states.

Vaishal Shah, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

Measles. For some it invokes the image of their childhood; for others it is merely a dead disease. But with the recent outbreak of measles in California, is measles back and on the rise? Measles was prominent in America up to 1963. According to the Washington Post writer and pediatrician Howard J....

Athlete Spotlight: Grace Gwin

Junior Grace Gwin swings at the ball.

Lily Briscoe, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

After a ten month recovery period from the first tear, Varsity Softball player junior Grace Gwin tore her ACL for the second time.

POW: Tim Corteville, physical education teacher

POW: Tim Corteville, physical education teacher

Allie Collins, Staff Writer

October 12, 2014

Health teacher, Tim Corteville, shares about his love for his job.

Health Career Exploration Day

Anna Tukina participates in last year's Health Career Exploration Day at Mercy Hospital.

Claire Martin, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

On Oct 30, students will attend Health Career Exploration Day at Mercy Hospital.

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