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Fictional characters become role models

Baylee Elam, Entertainment Editor

February 10

Filed under Entertainment, News

Everybody has a person that they look up to or wish they could be. Since media plays a big role in people’s lives today, some might put characters from their favorite TV show, movie or book on the pedestal that is designated...

Athletes have a higher standard for proper dieting

Baylee Elam, Entertainment Editor

February 10

Filed under News, Sports

Steering clear from delicious foods saturated in fat and filled with sugar to fit into red and white skin tight uniforms. Many sports require the athletes to be in their best physical condition. One sport that athletes have to ...

Shaking it up: Alumna makes thundering appearances

Bridget Tolle, Co-Managing Editor

February 10

Filed under News, Sports

After a rigorous week of dance routines, graduate Lauren Wilmes was selected as a Thunder Girl. “I knew I wanted to continue performing, entertaining, and getting to dance, so I decided to go for it,” Wilmes said. “It e...

Improving season ahead

Audrey Goodson, Reporter

February 10

Filed under News, Sports

The girls basketball team has struggled in recent years. After a rough season last year, the team has decided to try to turn things around. This season the Lady Demons are off to a solid start and have shown significant improve...

Substitutes and teachers talk about drills

Dustin McDevitt, Reporter

February 8

Filed under News

Beeeeeeeep, Beeeeeeeeeep, Beeeeeeeeeeep. As the alarms go off, students, teachers and staff scurry out of the buildings and get to a safe distance. While this was only a drill, there was still a class inside because they had a...

Speech teams do well at competition

Tate Banks, Co-Managing Editor

February 8

Filed under News

It’s the final push, the last-ditch effort to get as many speakers, debaters, poetry readers and duets through to the next level as possible. It’s a time when creative students get to compete with others of their kind thro...

Band holds second annual mattress sale

Kiana Baker, Opinion Editor

February 4

Filed under News

Most clubs and organizations throughout the school often do fundraisers. They hold bake sales and car washes. They sell candy bars and multiple other things to try to raise money. The past couple years, however, the band has fo...

Transportation costs may be cut

Caden Bowles, Feature Editor

February 4

Filed under News

Pre-enrollment has commenced which means it is time to pick and choose how a student will spend their following high school year. Despite budget cuts and complicated scheduling, counselors plan on having all current electives con...

Brain injuries cause disruption in sports

Caden Bowles, Feature Editor

December 15

Filed under News, Sports

The skull and mounds of brain tissue are what hold and protect the central organ of the body, the brain. Although the brain has its own biological helmet, it is still susceptible to severe injury. Whether an athlete plays a hig...

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