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How quarantine impacts my eats and habits

Claire Van Aken, staff writer

April 17, 2020

Over the unexpected break we have experienced due to the Coronavirus pandemic, I have taken it upon myself to attempt good eating habits and exercise as much as possible. As a very active person, I have found it extremely hard ...

Experiencing COVID-19 as a high-risk person

Bre Scott, staff writer

April 16, 2020

When news of the new strain of Coronavirus reached me, I was as guilty as any other person when I believed that it wasn’t a huge deal. As I researched a little more, I slowly became more and more worried about my friends who wo...

Things to do in quarantine

Amelia Symons, staff writer

April 8, 2020

As schools, restaurants, and businesses have been forced to close due to the ever-growing pandemic, students and families have been forced to stay inside their homes and not gather with others. This isolation and time spent i...

The art of writing letters returns during quarantine

Julianne Wilson, staff writer

April 6, 2020

Before cell phones and email and facetime, people wrote letters. Letter writing is a lost art. There is something almost romantic about taking a pen to paper. A letter is very special to the receiver as they can remember the handwr...

Spies in Disguise: The spy movie without violence

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Spies in Disguise is a 2019 film starring Will Smith (Agent Lance Sterling) and Tom Holland (Walter Beckett) meant for the whole family. In the movie, Lance Sterling is the world's greatest spy who must work with kind and nonvio...

The Season of Resolutions is upon Us

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

As 2020 begins, the majority of people come up with a few, big or small, changes that they want to implement into their lives. People can make big or small resolutions, if they make a resolution at all. The resolution can be a...

Traditions of the holiday season are in full swing

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Everyone has their own family traditions for Christmas and the holiday season. Whether family gathers at your house, your aunt’s house, your grandparents’ house, you stay in town, or you go out of town, every family has t...

Family abounds at holiday time

Claire Van Aken, staff writer

December 17, 2019

The holiday season for my family is full of more than just Christmas festivities  and ringing in the new year. In fact, the entire family celebrates several celebrations and anniversaries this time every year. Both sides of ...

There are So Many Things to Be Grateful for

Maycee Hurt, staff writer

November 26, 2019

The month of November is known for being a time to give thanks. With holidays such as Veterans Day and Thanksgiving, people can really reminisce about the things that they may take for granted. To be thankful means to be pleased or reliev...

Daylight Savings: Is it Necessary?

Maycee Hurt, staff writer

November 15, 2019

As one may know, daylight savings time ended in early November. People have been arguing this issue for a while. Some don’t believe daylight savings is a necessary thing, but others enjoy the time change.  With daylight...

Pumpkin patches give fall fun

Julianne Wilson, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Fall has encroached on us this October. To fully embrace this season I visited three pumpkin patches. First I went to Jefferies apple orchard in Springfield, then I explored the lavish Apple Barn in Chatham, and finally I explo...

Here Comes Fall!

Maycee Hurt, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

With autumn pretty much here, the weather has gotten significantly cooler. With a drop in temperature, one may feel obligated to stay in their house and watch movies or bake a festive fall dessert. While these activities can be f...

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