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Freshman Jack Denger participates in juggling competitions

Freshman Jack Denger participates in juggling competitions

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September 14, 2011


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  How did you get started juggling? When I was seven, I got a book. Actually, it was after I saw Cirque du Soleil in Orlando, FL.   Who inspires you to juggle? Right now it’s just various people that I met through juggling, my friends that I met through juggling. I wou...

Meet this year’s student leaders

Meet this year’s student leaders

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August 9, 2011


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Hail to the Chief What can you bring to the table as our new SBP? I think I can bring excitement to the student body and make people excited to raise money for Riley (Hospital for Children) or participate in Care to Share as an SRT. What do you plan to do differently than the previous SBPs? I’ll...

Super Bowler

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May 19, 2011


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Junior Joe Marichal is a competitive bowler By Hafsa Razi <hrazi@hilite.org> How did you get involved in competitive bowling? I started off bowling competitively in eighth grade because there’s this traveler’s bowling at Woodland Bowl, and they asked me to try out for that. (Now) I d...

Best Bunnies

15min

April 28, 2011


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Junior Rachel Schloneger breeds rabbits for competitions. By Henry Zhu <hzhu@hilite.org> How would you describe what you do? I raise rabbits for showing competitively against others. In the competition, we try to breed our rabbits as close to a description of “perfect” we can, and the competition’s about whose rabbit is most ...

Senior Ty Maguiness plays the accordian

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March 25, 2011


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  When did you start playing the accordion? I picked it up back in fourth grade, so I was eight or nine. Did anyone inspire you to play? It’d be Weird Al Yankovic. My brother and his friend had this CD of his, called “Running With Scissors,” and I really liked it and kept listening, and eventually I was like, “I think I w...

Cage Rage

15min

March 1, 2011


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Junior Michael Kelleher competes as a cage fighter. By Sarah Yun <syun@hilite.org> What does being a cage fighter entail? You have to work out a lot. I work out about eight times a week and practice for three hours four times a week. You have to have incredible dedication and will power to train ...

Bird’s the Word

15min

January 27, 2011


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Senior Elena Murzyn tames raptors as a falconer By Katie Norman <knorman@hilite.org> What got you started as a falconer? I'd read about falconry before, but what really got me started was seeing Mark Booth's falconry program at Connor Prairie. I talked to him after the show, and he told me about the laws and responsibilities required of ...

Model Student

15min

December 13, 2010


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Sophomore Avery Briles is a signed model for the Helen Wells Agency By Tony Tan <ttan@hilite.org> What does a signed model do? We sign a contract with the agency, which lasts one year, and you have to get pictures taken; (the contract) is called a comp card. You can be in commercials or ads, o...

Good Penmanship

15min

November 19, 2010


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Junior David Isenberg makes and sells pens By Henry Zhu <hzhu@hilite.org> How do you make the pens? I first take blocks of either wood or plastic and I cut it in half. Then I drill a hole in the center and glue a pen tube inside. I then put it on a spindle to shape the pen. Then I use progres...

Sky High

15min

October 20, 2010


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Junior Ateev Gupta flies as a student pilot at Montgomery Aviation By Chris li <cli@hilite.org> When did you first begin flying? Somewhere between eighth grade and ninth grade, I took a demo flight. And then, probably a few months later, I started going more regularly. What prompted you...

The Need for Speed

15min

September 23, 2010


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Junior Caroline Wachtel participates in speed skating, a rare sport for high schoolers. By Monica Cheng <mcheng@hilite.org> How would you describe speed skating to those who aren’t familiar with the sport? When I try to explain it to someone, I usually mention the fact that we’re on sk...

Friends in Office

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August 10, 2010


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SBP Jeremy Weprich and SOH David Chiang know each other well enough to see each other’s flaws By David Zheng <dzheng@hilite.org> What are your goals as SBP? My main goals for SBP are closing any obstructions that separate the Cabinet and the House and trying to work more together as one body of student gov...