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From staff to seniors: advice for your future endeavors

From staff to seniors: advice for your future endeavors

By Hayley Zalewski, Intern

June 1, 2020

Kristen Alles My advice is pretty simple: Be kind to yourself and never stop learning. Dream big, graduates. I will miss you all! With love, Mrs. Alles.    Jonathan Byrne My advice is to love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. This is wisdom from William Shakespeare, my dude.   ...

Your Turn

Brown (Middle)

By Jamison Townsend, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2020

  Will Aufdemberge “A lot of my favorite memories revolve around sports. From playing soccer and running track, there’s nothing like a North vs. South rivalry. I can even remember exact moments from the soccer games.”       Aniya Brown “Junior year, ...

Senior Send Off

Senior Send Off

By Syeda Rizvi and Hannah Zalewski

May 31, 2020

To all of the seniors that have been deprived of the traditional last-year-of-high-school experience: this one's for you. There was no usual prom, all-night party or senior morning breakfast. You might have missed spending all that time with your friends or going to Pancake House after your final exams, a...

Keeping it brief

By Michael Hartt, Page Editor

May 31, 2020

With colleges like Wayne State University, Sierra College and the University of California College system planning on having classes exclusively online in the fall, more students than ever are considering taking a gap year. Senior Audrey Cho is taking a gap year herself and has many friends who are c...

Class of 2020 post-secondary decisions

Class of 2020 post-secondary decisions

By Farrah Fasse and Amelia Nowicki

May 31, 2020

This is a comprehensive list of seniors who have completed the senior college attendance survey sent via email by the counseling office. Students who have not completed the survey are not listed below. (Need to make a change? Contact us at [email protected])   Alabama   University of Alabama - Ashley...

Senior Prom 2020 Postponed

By Cassady Pierzinski, Intern

May 29, 2020

This year, seniors’ expectations of the much anticipated senior prom are constantly having to be readdressed. Due to the widespread COVID-19 outbreak, the event was postponed, and is expected to be held on July 30. Students will head to the Roostertail, which will be decorated with assorted gold, b...

Disney’s greatest disappointment: the Sorcerer’s Arena

Disney’s greatest disappointment: the Sorcerer’s Arena

By Syeda Rizvi, Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2020

“Disney Sorcerer’s Arena,” an app released on March 24, has an average of 4.7 stars on the app store. I hoped this game would prove to be a worthy activity that would eat up some time during my quarantine. However, like many things in life, the best thing about this app is the way it looks—and ...

Quarantine and chill: how the movie industry is working around coronavirus

Quarantine and chill: how the movie industry is working around coronavirus

By Brandon Miller, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2020

Although renting movies from your home has been a convenience for some time, people have rarely had the opportunity to rent a movie that is still in theaters. Until now. With many movie theaters being closed due to the coronavirus, certain movies are being released much earlier. However, these films a...

The stay-home battle that shouldn’t be happening

The stay-home battle that shouldn't be happening

By Farrah Fasse, Page Editor

May 4, 2020

Since late February the news cycle has been dominated by one thing: COVID-19. And for good reason, as we are in the midst of a global pandemic involving a deadly disease that has the ability to devastate major organs.  The US has just reached the grim milestone of 60,000 deaths caused by the vir...

Sophomore “Alleviating Anxiety” with new mental health organization

By Jamison Townsend, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2020

When sophomore Kai Lloyd saw that students at school were struggling with anxiety and mental health, they wanted to help out by showing that one can alleviate anxiety through methods like art. “I saw a need in our community Grosse Pointe schools,” Lloyd said. “I saw how kids weren’t havi...