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Ways to Give Back to the Community

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter

May 14, 2019

With summer break quickly approaching, you may be looking for things to do for the three months school is not in session. Here are some fun things to do that also help the Columbia community! Volunteer at an event, like Art in the Park Art in the Park is an annual event held at Stephen’s Lake on June 1...

Upcoming Finals

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter

May 14, 2019

With the approaching stress of finals, students have different ways of preparing. Each year, some students struggle to find the best studying methods for them. For some, that may mean taking notes and reviewing them, while for others, taking a break is the best way to prepare. Some students thin...

Netflix Recommendations

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter

May 13, 2019

With the upcoming stress of finals and EOC’s, it can be hard to find time to take much needed breaks. For many, watching tv or movies is a time to relax and have some fun. Here are seven shows that will ensure that you enjoy your time off from schoolwork. On My Block On My Block is a show ab...

Soccer Workouts

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter

April 24, 2019

Girls soccer workouts began in December to help prepare the girls for the 2019 soccer season. Workouts, planned by the coach, John Rubenstein, take place Tuesdays and Thursdays after school at 4:15 p.m. Tryouts for the girls soccer team begin February 25th. In preparation for the upcoming season, t...

Softball Workouts

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter

April 24, 2019

Though the softball season only takes up about 3 months of the year, the tight-knit group spends most of the year together. Even though softball is a fall sport, the softball workouts begin the October before the season. Workouts are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:15. Each pla...

Top Five Movies to Watch With Friends

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter

January 7, 2019

For many, the holidays are a time spent with family and friends. However, after doing all the traditional “no school” activities like spending hours at a time on your phone, winter break can become a bit dull but watching movies can make it more fun. The following five movies are movies you can ...

Behind The Scenes

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter

November 19, 2018

This year’s musical is Beauty and the Beast. The musical was performed four times for students, families, and elementary kids. While most people only see the production on the stage, many don’t realize the time and process of completing the stage sets that will be visually appealing. William ...

Haily Cook Profile

Haily Cook Profile

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter

October 29, 2018

While most seventh grade students were playing sports or spending time with friends, sophomore Haily Cook was working with her teacher to become a published author. 7th Grade Poetry (7GP) is a national organization that provides school poetry competitions. Their goal is to bring together families, stu...

Double Trouble

Jonas Ferguson pours melted ice cream into nitrogen to create Dip 'n Dots during science club.

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter

September 27, 2018

Doubling up on science classes can lead to new opportunities in high school, college, and future careers. Sophomore, Addison Gish, a student who takes honors chemistry and biology,  explained that she is glad she doubled up on science classes for different reasons.  “I really enjoy chemistry a...

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