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My date is fully vaccinated. Why can’t I bring them to Prom?

My date is fully vaccinated. Why can’t I bring them to Prom?

By Editorial Board June 9, 2021

The state is progressing back to normal. Fans are returning to Comerica Park. School is back to near-full capacity. Our graduation has been altered from two separate events to one event.  In the past...

On the day following the sick out, students showed their support for their teachers by wearing black. Social studies teacher Sean McCarroll said he was happy to know that his students understood their concerns. “It was great to see students who were supportive and on board,” McCarroll said.

Board votes to loosen quarantine restrictions, teachers express their discontent

By Farrah Fasse and Grace Cueter June 4, 2021

On April 26, the Board passed a resolution that aimed to improve students’ and teachers’ mental health by lowering the contract tracing radius from six feet to three feet and reducing the quarantine...

The current policy for a snapchat badmouthing a school that is screenshotted and sent from off campus like this is disciplinary action. The Supreme Court is currently debating if this is a violation of students' free speech.

Free speech of students in question in Supreme Court case

By Annabelle Julien and Victoria Wittenberg June 2, 2021

Since 1969, the standard for freedom of speech in schools has been solely based on the decision in the Tinker v. Des Moines case in which a group of students wore black armbands on their uniforms to protest...

Underrated Summer Activities

Underrated Summer Activities

By Arei Swain, Staff Reporter May 27, 2021

With the school year ending soon and summer approaching, summer vacation is one of the main things on everyone's mind. After a long year of schooling, relaxing would be an ideal thing to do this summer,...

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

By Alyssa King, Staff Reporter May 25, 2021

Marvel is notorious for their wild action packed movies and shows that have sparked joy in viewers for decades, “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” is no different. They never got their solo movies...

Mask up or ride the bench

Mask up or ride the bench

By Amelia Nowicki, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2021

It’s been a year, and some of us still don’t get it. We’ve been over this. Wear. A. Mask. Believe it or not, we’re still in a pandemic, and for those of us in struggling areas (like Michigan),...

Senior Emily McCloskey, sophomore Isabella Yoakam and senior Eliza Ellery don different denim clothes to participate in Denim Day. Ellery said that the purpose of wearing denim was to spread awareness of important issues in the community.

Denim Day garners support against sexual harassment

By Michael Hartt and Drew Lovell May 10, 2021

Diversity Club’s first annual Denim Day took place on Wednesday, April 28 as part of a national event spreading awareness of sexual harassment and assault.   The event consisted of students wearing...

Senior Logan Ladach agreed with his coach Jaron Nelson, saying that this is not the end of his wrestling career, or at least he hopes not. “My high school wrestling career is over but I’m actively going on college visits to wrestle in college,” Ladach said.

Senior Logan Ladach places sixth at the MHSAA 2021 state wrestling tournament

By Grace Cueter, Section Editor April 30, 2021

On April 3, senior Logan Ladach competed at the individual states wrestling competition, placing sixth in the meet. Ladach said that his qualification for states did not come without lots of practice and...

The Gravity Inside Us: Poetry and Prose an all-around masterpiece

The Gravity Inside Us: Poetry and Prose an all-around masterpiece

By Gabbi Bielak, Section Editor April 30, 2021

Chloe Frayne is known as an Instagram poet and has three published collections of poetry and prose. Her most recent collection, “The Gravity Inside Us,” was published on April 6 and is available on...

The injustice of Justin Bieber’s “Justice”

The injustice of Justin Bieber’s “Justice”

By Victoria Wittenberg, Section Editor April 30, 2021

Justin Bieber, the teen heart-throb, turned bad boy, turned devout Christian, released an album called “Justice” on March 19th. Over the years we’ve seen quite a few versions of the pop star, feeding...

Following the cancellation of final exams to close the 2020-2021 school year, many are concerned as to whether or not testing will make a return in the future.

District to cancel final exams to close out 2020-2021 school year

By Amelia Nowicki, Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2021

On March 23, district administration announced the cancellation of second semester exams for both virtual and in-person high school students. According to an email sent to families within the district,...

A Monstrous Smack-Down: Kong vs. Godzilla Review

A Monstrous Smack-Down: Kong vs. Godzilla Review

By Brandon Miller, Staff Reporter April 16, 2021

Every once in a while it’s nice to have a movie that you can just turn off your brain while watching. That might sound like an insult, but it’s what makes this movie so fun. Kong vs. Godzilla is the...

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