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Sibling sets in the Senior Class write letters to each other: Carlee, Conner and Cooper Feeney

Sibling sets in the Senior Class write letters to each other: Carlee, Conner and Cooper Feeney

Carlee Feeney, Conner Feeney, and Cooper Feeney

May 18, 2017

Dear Cooper and Conner, All the way from being womb-mates up until now, we’ve shared some pretty special memories these past 18 years. I can say one thing for sure: without the two of you, I wouldn’t be the person I am today. You guys have not only been my two identical brothers, but my two...

Sibling sets in the Senior Class write letters to each other: Ally and Emily Fleckenstein

Sibling sets in the Senior Class write letters to each other: Ally and Emily Fleckenstein

Ally Fleckenstein and Emily Fleckenstein

May 18, 2017

Dear sister, Being “roommates” for our whole lives has had its ups and downs. I truly prefer when we were babies in separate cribs for sure, because you couldn’t really bother me from across the room at night. I appreciate when you clean my room, and there is a lot that I will miss, but you...

LIGHT BRIGHT: Ben Scholer

LIGHT BRIGHT: Ben Scholer

15min

May 19, 2016

Q&A with Senior Ben Scholer What have you changed about  your car? I’ve put a lot of lights on it. At one point I had 1,200 LED lights, which totals up to the light output of 105 40-watt light bulbs if they’re all on and at their highest setting. In addition, I’ve put reflective tape all over to ...

Fill Out the FAFSA. Students need to understand the importance of filing the FAFSA for college financial aid.

Fill Out the FAFSA. Students need to understand the importance of filing the FAFSA for college financial aid.

perspectives

January 21, 2016

As many seniors start to receive their college acceptance letters and plan out the next step of their lives, another concern arises: the cost. College is far from inexpensive; average in-state tuition costs with room and board are near $15,000  per year while out-of-state and private colleges can climb...

Th15 ‘15 it. Find the courage to change the future.

Th15 ‘15 it. Find the courage to change the future.

perspectives

May 21, 2015

Two years ago, at the end of my sophomore year, I became a columnist. It was a role I took on reluctantly: The perspectives editors of the time couldn’t find anybody willing to write the traditional senior goodbye column, so they saddled me — a sophomore with no senior friends and little knowledg...

Guest Speaker Ken Larose to come for seniors on Oct. 16 while other grades take standardized tests

Guest Speaker Ken Larose to come for seniors on Oct. 16 while other grades take standardized tests

Beats

October 13, 2013

Ken Larose, associate athletic director at Butler University, has been invited to speak to seniors on Oct. 16, the day that the PSAT will be administered to the juniors and sophomores and the PLAN for freshmen, according to Principal John Williams. Seniors will rotate from three sessions, each lasting...

Experimentation necessary to make most of second semester

Experimentation necessary to make most of second semester

perspectives

January 24, 2013

As second semester rolls around, many students return to school rested from break and motivated by semester goals and New Year’s resolutions. Yet a different vibe courses through the veins of our eldest students. Instead of being ready for the new semester, many seniors find themselves developing feelings...

Senior Axel Masquelin is an indoor and outdoor rock climber

Senior Axel Masquelin is an indoor and outdoor rock climber

15min

November 16, 2012

Why did you start rock climbing originally? How long have you been climbing? I got into rock climbing because of my father. I started when I was only three. I basically learned how to climb as soon as I was able to walk. How often do you go climbing? I try to keep a schedule of once per week. Righ...

Young Guns: Although many sports at this school are primarily led by seniors, some younger athletes still play the role of leader on their teams

Young Guns: Although many sports at this school are primarily led by seniors, some younger athletes still play the role of leader  on their teams

sports

May 18, 2012

Bailey Padgett, tennis player and sophomore, achieved her high goal of winning the State Championship for the first time last year. As she celebrated with her fellow tennis players after match point, she said it was a surreal moment, an unbelievable feeling. Still, with seven total State Championships...