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House and Cabinet meetings rearranged to accommodate COVID-19 regulations

Tessa Collinson

September 12, 2020

Due to social distancing and other measures in place due to COVID-19, House will now meet only once a month, while Cabinet meetings will now have a limited number of people. “Due to the number of people, House meets during (SSRT). In previous years House would meet every late start week during (SSRT)...

Cabinet continues to plan for Card Tournament, Dance Marathon, achieves success with Zumba

Cabinet members have a discussion in the Cabinet SRT on Jan.16.

Aditi Kumar

February 15, 2020

Following its success with Zumba, Cabinet will turn its attention to its main event for February and the year: Dance Marathon. As part of their preparations for Dance Marathon, Cabinet held Auction Dinner on Feb. 8. Biaggi’s catered the dinner and BRICS provided dessert. The event raised funds by auc...

Cabinet exceeds expectations with December events, continues to plan for Zumba

Cabinet members engage in discussion in their Cabinet SRT on Jan.16. The next House meetings will be Jan. 29 for upperclassmen and Jan. 31 for freshmen.

Aditi Kumar

January 24, 2020

Following its success with the Wrapping Drive and Smoothie Smashdown, Cabinet will plan for its final January event, Zumba.     According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, Cabinet saw great turnout at Smoothie Smashdown and received large numbers of gifts to wrap until the final day of the W...

Cabinet wraps up semester with Smoothie Smashdown, Wrapping Drive, begins preparations for next semester

Cabinet members engage in discussion in their Cabinet SRT on Dec. 2. The final House meetings of the semester was on Dec. 4 for upperclassmen and Dec. 6 for freshmen.

Aditi Kumar

December 7, 2019

After their success with Runway for Riley and the garage sale, Cabinet will continue to plan its December events: Smoothie Smashdown and the Wrapping Drive. According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, attendance for both Runway for Riley and the garage sale exceeded Cabinet’s expectations for these events. “Runway for Riley wa...

Cabinet exceeds expectations with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, begins to plan for December events

A House committee explains their plans for an event during a House meeting in the freshmen cafeteria on Oct. 15

Aditi Kumar

November 16, 2019

Following its success with Trick-or-Treat for Riley, Cabinet will continue to plan for the garage sale and begin preparations for its December events. According to Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo, families were grateful to have Trick-or-Treat for Riley to attend due to the weather forecast on Oct. 31. “Trick-or-Treat ...

Cabinet looks ahead to November with Runway for Riley and the garage sale

 The Runway for Riley Committee explains their plans for the event during a House meeting in the freshmen cafeteria on Oct. 15. The next House meeting will be on Oct. 30 for upperclassmen and Nov. 1 for freshmen.

Aditi Kumar

October 26, 2019

As November approaches, Cabinet will turn its attention to its two main events for the month: Runway for Riley in the varsity gym on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m and the garage sale in the main cafeteria on Nov. 19 from 9 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 20 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. According to Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff, ...

Charisma dance wraps up 2019 season 

The Charisma dance team performs at the 2019 Homecoming Pep Rally. The Pep Rally performance was the final performance of the season. “I really enjoyed my last season on Charisma this year,” said Avery Iverson, two-year club member and senior..

Hannah Gretz

October 17, 2019

With their last performance at the Homecoming Pep Rally, the Charisma dance team has officially concluded their 2019 season.  “It was so much fun,” dance team member and senior Avery Iverson said. “Performing our dances was the best.” Iverson finished her second and final dance season...

Cabinet to organize car wash, Trick-or-Treat for Riley, experiment with new promotional methods to increase community outreach 

Cabinet members collaborate during SRT. According to Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff, the next House meeting will be Oct. 9

Aditi Kumar

October 2, 2019

Following its success with the FT5K and the Tailgate for Life, Cabinet will turn its attention to its events for October: their annual car wash and Trick-or-Riley. All proceeds will go to Riley Children's Hospital. "(The FT5K) blew our expectations out of the water,"  Speaker of the House Deion Ziwawo said. "There...

Charisma dance team continues to perform choreographed dances

Charisma performs at men and girls' soccer games. They performed at the “Make Good Decisions” soccer game on Sept. 13.  “I am so excited for all of our performances this season,” said Charisma dancer and senior Avery Iverson.

Hannah Gretz

September 25, 2019

On Friday, the charisma dance team will perform for the first time this year for the whole student body.  “We are performing at the pep rally on Friday for homecoming,” said second-year veteran member and senior Avery Iverson. “I am so excited to show everyone what we have been working on.” ...

Cabinet plans FT5K, Tailgate for Life, looks forward to bonding with new House representatives

Cabinet members work together during their Cabinet SRT in C123.

Aditi Kumar

September 20, 2019

According to Cabinet sponsor Sarah Wolff, House held its first meetings during the week of Sept. 10. Cabinet members have taken steps toward accomplishing the goals it has set for itself this year. To increase involvement, Cabinet had potential House members submit applications online. They received abo...

Charisma hopefuls prepare for 2019 season

Hannah Gretz

May 20, 2019

With 17 school days left, charisma dancers and students are looking ahead to next school year and the return of the charisma dance season.  Team members have been individually and personally preparing in hopes of becoming a dance team member. “It’s so fun dancing,” dancer and junior Maddy Ma...

Coquettes team reflects on Dance Marathon performance

Juniors and dancers Lexi Dungey (left) and Maddy Massa (right) have lunch together as team members. The girls try to balance school, dance and socialization. “I use the time I have to get things done and bond with my teammates, who quickly become close friends,” Massa said.

Hannah Gretz

February 26, 2019

As of Feb. 23, the coquettes dance team showcases their final performance for the 2018-2019 at this school’s annual Dance Marathon. Dance Marathon, a six hour long event supporting Riley Children’s Hospital, allows the team to perform for the participants as part of their event schedule. “It went really well,” dance...