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Unappreciated young climate activists

Unappreciated young climate activists

Helena Erdahl, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2019

Greta Thunberg has taken the national stage in the past few years, and was recently named the 2019 TIME Person of the Year. But there are numerous other young activists that are promoting the protection of our earth who aren’t getting the same spotlight. Many of these activists have sidelined their edu...

Update on climate strike: How has it helped?

Update on climate strike: How has it helped?

Helena Erdahl, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

 A protest on Sept. 20, 2019, was supposed to have a large impact, with thousands of protesters in Portland and millions around the world. So how has the climate strike helped? Globally, over 99 countries participated, which lead to some new progress, but it’s still facing barriers. Since these strikes,...

Will the canned food drive actually help?

Will the canned food drive actually help?

Emma Coke, Social Media Editor

December 11, 2019

Every Nov., our school holds a canned food drive competition amongst fourth period classes. The goal of the food drive is to have your class collect the most cans. Besides the end target of having your class win, there lies a much more important goal: to collect cans for local food banks in order to ...

A look inside STEM education

A look inside STEM education

Delaney Callaghan, Current Events Editor

November 14, 2019

Every early-release day, the robotics team, known as To Be Determined or TBD, hosts a STEM camp where elementary and middle schoolers have a chance to have a hands-on experience with STEM activities. Beth Landsem, junior, is one of the organizers of these events.  “For these, we have around five different ...

“No ill will”

“No ill will”

Matilda Milner, Co-Editor in Chief

November 8, 2019

Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club’s Oct. 30 Instagram post began conversations about the appropriateness of a vendor present at home football games. The comment section of the post served as grounds for students to debate the morals of Chick-fil-A as an organization, the implications of the compa...

10 things to know about Friday’s demonstrations

10 things to know about Friday’s demonstrations

Skylar Moore, Co-Editor in Chief

November 8, 2019

1. After a Chick-fil-A truck showed up at the first home football game, the controversial business’s presence at a school event disturbed some students.  2. Members of the Gender Sexuality Alliance club approached teachers, expressing their concern over a contract that was signed by a par...

Neuman addresses civil discourse

Matilda Milner, Co-Editor in Chief

November 7, 2019

In a statement on the Nov. 5 Live Roar, principal Gregory Neuman solidified administration stance on demonstrations planned for Friday, Nov. 8. 

The Odditorium celebrates its 13th Halloween

The Odditorium celebrates its 13th Halloween

Audrey Lippert, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

   

Spooky scary Lions

Kylie Zeman, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2019

How do you maximize the amount of candy you can get in one night? With little time and dark skies, planning out your route and maybe a costume change or two is key to getting pillowcases-full on Halloween. For students' advice on how to get the maximum amount of candy, as well as other Halloween fun,...

Increased funding for hurricane relief could save thousands of lives

Increased funding for hurricane relief could save thousands of lives

Audrey Lippert, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2019

Hurricane Dorian is the latest of five Category 5 hurricanes to form in the Atlantic Ocean and make landfall in the past four years. Its predecessors, Hurricanes Matthew, Irma, Maria, and Michael have destroyed thousands of homes, killed thousands of people, and cost billions of dollars for repairs. Not ...

GSA creates safe space

GSA creates safe space

Morgan Johnson, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2019

“I get called slurs, like in the hallways,” Susie Walters, senior and President of the Gender-Sexuality Alliance, said. The impact of bullying on queer youth is to not be taken lightly. According to the Trevor Project, “LGB youth seriously contemplate suicide at almost three times the rate of heterosexual youth.” Suicide is already th...

School dances evolving for “century of pride”

School dances evolving for “century of pride”

Karina Rower, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

School dances are considered a quintessential high school experience, and are conforming to new trends as the years go on. This year, the Associated Student Body (ASB), is taking old traditions and revamping them to motivate the student body to show their school spirit. An example of these changes is ...

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