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Faces in the Crowd: Senior Joey Bejin

Faces in the Crowd: Senior Joey Bejin

By Darcy Graham, Intern

December 8, 2015


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, profiles

While he’s interested in all kinds of science, senior Joey Bejin seems to have taken a particular interest in the Red Planet. “I like the fact that science pulls all of the stuff that you learned the year before and combines it with math and has real world applications,” Bejin said. Two y...

Your Turn: What is your favorite fall flavor?

Your Turn: What is your favorite fall flavor?

By Montana Paton, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2015


Filed under Features, profiles

What is your favorite fall flavor? With the season wrapping up and winter threatening to take over, students appreciate the various tastes that autumn provides.

Friends or followers?

By Alex Harring and Lindsey Ramsdell

November 6, 2015


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https://issuu.com/mygpn/docs/issue_4_all/6

The 80s make a comeback with online shows

The 80s make a comeback with online shows

By Lauren Sexton, Multimedia Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under Features, interactive

Today’s shows don't seem to be cutting it anymore. They are bland, boring and have been overdone time after time. However, there are shows that still have originality. Check out a list of some of the best 80s shows. ...

Faces in the Crowd: Junior Erin McSkimming

Faces in the Crowd: Junior Erin McSkimming

By Ritika Sanikommu, Section Editor

October 29, 2015


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Reading leisurely has become an art of the past. Besides reading required material for school, many students nowadays neglect newspapers and novels for Netflix. For junior Erin McSkimming, reading each book in the Harry Potter series more than ten times became an enjoyable pastime. McSkimming’s...

Faces in the Crowd: Junior DJ Mattes

Faces in the Crowd: Junior DJ Mattes

By Billy Moin, Editor

October 27, 2015


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While most people who play videogames stick to consoles, junior DJ Mattes uses something a little less common, his Portable Computer (PC). “When I was in middle school, I got a laptop. That basically opened up my world to it,” Mattes said. “I basically just slowly shifted my gaming focus from m...

Five minutes with Assistant Principal David Reed-Nordwall

Five minutes with Assistant Principal David Reed-Nordwall

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

October 24, 2015


Filed under Features, profiles

Legos are shiny, colorful blocks that turn the impossible into a 3-D reality. School is a place of learning for the doorways to opportunity open up. The two aren't usually affiliated together, but for Assistant Principal David Reed-Nordwall, they click perfectly. Reed-Nordwall weaves Lego-building...

Top 10 Halloween movies

Top 10 Halloween movies

By Montana Paton, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under Features

With Halloween right around the corner, students are getting their spook on, choosing their favorite film to watch during the season of witches, bats and skeletons. ...

Your guide to a spooky halloween

Your guide to a spooky halloween

By Jennifer Kusch, Managing Editor

October 21, 2015


Filed under Features, interactive

Halloween is a week away, and we have curated Pinterest boards to help you with any of your plans on Oct. 31. If you’re looking forward to treats instead of tricks, then you’ll love these spooky recipes for all walks of life—vegan and gluten-free options included. Costumes are always the best part of the evening, and we ha...

Fall recipe round-up

Fall recipe round-up

By Jennifer Kusch, Managing Editor

October 14, 2015


Filed under Features, interactive

Ladies and gentlemen, fall is upon us. The days are getting shorter and trees are changing colors, and with the fall season comes plenty of football games, tailgates, and bonfires. Whether you are cooking for one or feeding an army (or fall sport pasta party), the flavors of autumn never disappoint. We’...

How to study for the ACT and SAT

How to study for the ACT and SAT

By Montana Paton, Intern

October 13, 2015


Filed under Features

Stressed about the those standardized tests? Check out this infographic filled with tips and tricks to a 36 on the ACT or a 2400 on the SAT.

Faces in the Crowd: Senior Jacob Rees

Faces in the Crowd: Senior Jacob Rees

By Michal Ruprecht, Intern

October 12, 2015


Filed under Faces in the Crowd, Features, profiles

While his stage name may be Neozz, most recognize senior Jacob Rees as just another student.  Rees has been interested in music since elementary school, and he pursues his passion by creating his own electronic dance music. “I love music ... I make the melodies, the structure of the song in a way...