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New Equipment Makes Learning Fun!

New Equipment Makes Learning Fun!

Brittani Weers, Editor/Writer

March 20, 2016


Filed under News

In Mr. Botzung’s Anatomy and Physiology classes, students have had the opportunity to get hands on with new models and medical equipment that was purchased with a grant from Cox Communications. Mr. Botzung has always tried to involve hands-on and lab experiences in classes, and this new equipment helps hi...

Panthers vs. Broncos: Super Bowl 50

Panthers vs. Broncos: Super Bowl 50

Brittani Weers, Writer

January 30, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

The NFL’s biggest event of the year is 8 days away! Super Bowl 50 will be held in Santa Clara, California on February 7, 2016, as the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos meet head to head. The Broncos ended the regular season with a record of 12 wins and 4 losses. The Panthers carried on the reg...

GBHS Students Celebrate Anniversary of ‘High School Musical’

GBHS Students Celebrate Anniversary of ‘High School Musical’

Abby Stiner

January 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Ten years ago, the world was introduced to songs like “Breaking Free”, “Stick to the Status Quo”, and “Get’cha Head in the Game”. We met Troy Bolton, the star basketball player at East High, Gabriella Montez, the brainy newcomer, Sharpay Evans, the girl who loves being in the spotlight, C...

Considering Dropping Out? Think Again!

Considering Dropping Out? Think Again!

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

January 23, 2016


Filed under News

It’s no secret that dropping out isn’t necessarily a good thing. Every year over 1.2 million students drop out of high school just in the United States. That’s a student every 26 seconds. Although the dropout rate has dropped by 3% between 1990 and 2010, it’s still a real problem. If you’re thi...

I Can’t Dance!!

I Can’t Dance!!

Abby Stiner, Editor/Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

If you went to Hollyball, you heard popular songs from today, but you did not see many kids dancing. Was it because students just weren’t feeling the music or because they did not know how to dance to it? Mr. Moore came up with a solution for one of these problems. Mr. Moore has proposed the idea of having a ...

Fighting…Is It Worth It?

Fighting…Is It Worth It?

Berenice Ochoa, Writer

January 14, 2016


Filed under News

Have you ever been at school, minding your own business, chatting with your buddies, or sitting at a lunch table and eating your food? When all of the sudden, you hear curse words being shouted, and a huge group of students circle around two or more other students. After a few seconds of verbal argumen...

Meet Your 2016 Winter Homecoming Candidates

Meet Your 2016 Winter Homecoming Candidates

Abby Stiner

January 12, 2016


Filed under News, Spotlight

    Morgan Kottas: Activities: Volleyball, Softball, Basketball, Kayettes, FBLA, NHS, Pep Club Favorite Movie: Straight Outta Compton Favorite Food: Pizza Favorite Song: Here by Alessia Cara Ian McGilber: Activities: Madrigals, A Capella Favorite Movie: Hot Rod ...

Concussion Protocols

Concussion Protocols

Brittani Weers

December 30, 2015


Filed under News, Sports

As the intensity of sports increases, so does the risk of injury. The National Football League (NFL) has noticed the increased risk, and has a plan to combat permanent injury to players. During the 2014-2015 NFL season, 108 players suffered concussions. It has been shown that certain positions are more...

A Smile a Day

A Smile a Day

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

December 30, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

Today when someone opens the door for you, lets you cut in line, compliments you, or something similar, you probably feel good about it. But let's be honest, how much does that happen anymore? We’re living more and more incredibly selfish each day. Some people don’t realize what manners are anymor...

ACT Challenge Question…Week #11

ACT Challenge Question…Week #11

December 2, 2015


Filed under News

Each week, Mrs. Wolters offers up a new ACT challenge question. Be one of the first five students to find her in rm. 100 with the correct answer, and you could receive a candy prize. Have fun! The answer to last week’s question:  B Congratulations to Kaitlyn Moos for answering correctly! Wee...

The Evolution of Feminism

The Evolution of Feminism

Caitlin Schmitt, Writer

November 20, 2015


Filed under News

A lot of times, being a feminist is looked down on due to the dramatic measures that are sometimes met when tied in with the term. If you’re a feminist you’re often seen as a whiny woman who can’t take a joke or some control. The actual definition of feminism is the advocacy of women's rights ...

Kayettes is More than Hollyball

Kayettes is More than Hollyball

Abby Stiner, Editor/Writer

November 18, 2015


Filed under Clubs & Activities, News, Student Life

To the plain eye, Kayettes seems like a club known for Hollyball. It is way more than that. The purpose of Kayettes is to serve our school and community. To get to Hollyball, a member needs to have three service points and have sold $50 worth of holly. Three points are achieved by completing three hours...

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