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Senior Mary Grace Jacko poses for a photo in her backyard before she starts filling orders for her business.

Student business owners take on benefits, risks of starting a business while managing school, personal life

Aniket Biswal, Leah Tan April 26, 2021

During her sophomore year, senior Mary Grace Jacko developed a newfound passion in her jewelry class. “After taking that class, I started making my own bracelets and necklaces throughout the entirety...

FCCLA shares a post on Instagram with information for those participating in STAR Events. Marissa Cheslock, FCCLA student leader and senior, said the club will be holding mandatory days for preparation in March so students can practice their presentations and receive help on their projects.

FCCLA students prepare for competitive events held in March

Sowmya Chundi March 15, 2021

Over the next few weeks, the members of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) will be preparing for upcoming competitive events such as the State Leadership Conference and STAR Events....

FCCLA shared a post on Instagram with students collaborating during a club meeting. Marissa Cheslock, student leader of FCCLA and senior, said the club will continue to hold bimonthly meetings for each cohort to account for the hybrid schedule and ensure space for social distancing.

FCCLA makes plans for new semester, competitive events

Sowmya Chundi March 14, 2021

Over the next few weeks, the members of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) will be preparing for upcoming competitive events such as the State Leadership Conference and STAR Events....

Digital technology opens doors to new possibilities for self-expression

Digital technology opens doors to new possibilities for self-expression

Maddie Misterka and Wendy Zhu February 20, 2021

Yellow is sophomore Tatum Siebert’s happy color. For her, wearing the color makes her feel like a ray of sunshine, and it’s how she expresses happiness and contentment. She said fashion has always...

Marissa Cheslock on her custom secondhand sweatshirt business [Biz Buzz]

Marissa Cheslock on her custom secondhand sweatshirt business [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun January 15, 2021

Happy new year! Today we're kicking off the new year with senior Marissa Cheslock to talk about her small business making custom sweatshirts using secondhand clothing. Even though Cheslock launched her...

FCCLA shared a post on Instagram with pictures of the club’s past pumpkin roll fundraiser. Marissa Cheslock, student leader of FCCLA and senior, said FCCLA will host holiday parties on Dec. 3 and Dec. 10 to celebrate the success of the fundraiser.

FCCLA to host holiday party during next meetings on Dec. 3, Dec. 10

Sowmya Chundi December 1, 2020

On Dec. 3 and Dec. 10, the members of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) will host a holiday party after school in room B101. The holiday party will celebrate the success of the...

FCCLA shares a post on Instagram outlining the details for the start of the club and the call-out meetings. Marissa Cheslock, student leader of FCCLA and senior, said the clubs biggest change has been switching to two bimonthly meetings to account for the hybrid schedule and ensure space for social distancing.

FCCLA to adapt to COVID-19 regulations, prepare for callout meetings

Sowmya Chundi November 11, 2020

This year, with new social distancing requirements and the hybrid schedule, members of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) have had the unique challenge of adapting to COVID-19. The...

Junior Marissa Cheslock threads her sewing machine. When determining when do repurpose clothes or start from scratch, she said, If its something big, itd be very hard to find something to repurpose for that because theres so much fabric involved.

Junior Marissa Cheslock repurposes old clothes, posts her creations on her sewing Instagram

Grace Xu April 2, 2020

How did you become interested in sewing? My grandma taught me how to sew, and I did sewing lessons with her for a while. I kind of did it because I thought I had to. Then I started taking sewing lessons...

Director of choirs Katherine Kouns responds to emails in her office on Feb. 15. “As far as the dance audition goes, it’s just really difficult to tell until we get there. Every year there are people that really come out of the woodwork and surprise us and are just amazing.” Kouns said.

Choirs finish auditions, begin competition season, prepare for the choral showcase

Josie Cruzan February 27, 2019

Choir auditions, which began on Jan. 10, ended with the first round of dance auditions on Feb. 19 for students who wish to join one of the schools show-choirs. Director of choirs Katherine Kouns said,...

Director of Choirs Katherine Kouns responds to emails before school in her office on Sept. 12. Kouns said ¨Things are chugging along like usual, and the groups are pretty much where they should be in terms of progress.”

Choir Members Prepare for Fall Concert

Josie Cruzan September 21, 2018

The fall choir concert is on Oct. 9, and students and teachers are currently preparing. The concert will be primarily comprised of the choirs standing and singing rather than full show choir performances. Director...

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