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Drill Team Prepares for Upcoming Home Football Game

Sydney McRae

September 13, 2013


Filed under Features

Since the beginning of July, drill team has been practicing for the upcoming home games of sports for the whole year.     The team meets up twice weekly for a few hours to practice routines.     “Drill Team practices are really hard because we dance the whole time with no break. I ...

Tuesday, September 11, 2001; a day we all will remember.

Haydee Carlson

September 11, 2013


Filed under Features, Top Stories

This year is the twelfth Anniversary of the Terrorist Attacks of 9/11.  Four planes were hijacked. Two of the planes hit the World Trade Center, also known as the Twin Towers, in New York City.  The third plane hit the Pentagon. The fourth plane headed for Washington DC, but instead, crashed in Shanksville, PA, due to the passengers fighting back. The first crash was at 8:46 a...

Book Thief steals readers’ hearts

Reagan Tinney

September 9, 2013


Filed under Books, Reviews

   The Book Thief is a beautiful and heartbreaking tale told by an unlikely narrator, Death. In the book, which takes place during the Second World War, readers are introduced to Death's sometimes-poetic views of life and the war, and his peculiar fascination with a young girl named Liesel. By using Death's narrative, author Markus Zusak masterfully creates a story that will leave a place in your heart. &nb...

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