• September 15The bonfire is Thursday the 21st at 8 p.m. at the Middle School Upper Activity Area.

  • July 30The Homecoming Parade will be on Friday at 1:30 p.m. on Manitou Avenue.

  • July 30Both the Volleyball and Boys Soccer teams play James Irwin on Sept. 19 at Home.

Review: Panic! at the Disco Releases New Album

Review: Panic! at the Disco Releases New Album

Sage Stevens, Reporter

January 27, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

"Death of a Bachelor," released on January 15, is the fourth album released by Panic! At The Disco. This album contains a new sound, which is unexpected for a band, but when the fact that Brendon Urie is the only remaining original member is taken into consideration, this is understandable. Unfortunately,...

Preview: “The Last Illusion” pays Homage to Houdini through Magic and Drama

Preview: “The Last Illusion” pays Homage to Houdini through Magic and Drama

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Showcase

The theatre department is hard at work preparing for their annual winter performance, the one-act play. The cast of twenty-one students spent rehearsal on Wednesday, January 21 practicing magic tricks, trying on costumes and climbing inside of a wooden crate. The play is “The Last Illusion” by B...

“Love is Beginning”: Dance Students Perform in Annual Winter Recital

“Love is Beginning”: Dance Students Perform in Annual Winter Recital

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor

January 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Showcase

On the eve of Thursday, January seventh, all signs were pointing to a three-day weekend for MSHS students and teachers. Though many had their fingers crossed, one group of students who may not have been so thrilled at the idea were Ms. Berry’s first semester dance class, who had been working sin...

Review: The Force Awakens

Review: The Force Awakens

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

January 5, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

The following article contains major spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The Force Awakens was officially released on December 18, 2015, ten years after Revenge of The Sith was released. It has already raked in over 1.5 billion dollars in the box office, it has surpassed Titanic in earnings. ...

Review: The Hobbit: Proof That New is Not Always Better

Review: The Hobbit: Proof That New is Not Always Better

Harrison Sokol, Correspondent

December 1, 2015


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

The final installment in The Hobbit movie trilogy is already nearly a year old, and is finally starting to fade from the public's memory. Thus, it is an excellent opportunity to return to the source material and see how it stacks up against the film adaptation. From the start, The Hobbit esta...

Change brings new dimensions to the Zac Brown Band

Change brings new dimensions to the Zac Brown Band

Anne Riley, Correspondent

November 19, 2015


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

When it comes to Zac Brown Band (ZBB), the headlines speak for themselves. All three of their previous studio albums have gone platinum, and they’ve sold out shows at venues like Fenway Park and the Hollywood Bowl. Scoring 13 top 10s on the Hot Country Songs chart prior to their newest album, "JEKYL...

Review: Servant of Two Masters Finishes Production

Review: Servant of Two Masters Finishes Production

Sita Ahlen and Bella Galardo

November 13, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Clapping and laughing boomed throughout the theater during the majority of the play. Then, after months of practicing, the fall play was finally finished on Sunday, November 8. In a dialogue-heavy drama where very few scenes had more than a couple seconds of silence, actors, especially Morgan Baker (12)...

Talented Band Students Play in Honor Band Concert

Talented Band Students Play in Honor Band Concert

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

November 12, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Showcase

The annual Tri Peaks League Honor Bands Concert was held on Tuesday, November 10th. Auditions were held on October 7th. The day after auditions, students who tried out awaited the news. Six made it in. Those who participated in the event spent roughly 15 hours practicing, roughly 8 hours the first...

Fall Play Preview: Servant of Two Masters Expected to be a Hit

Fall Play Preview: Servant of Two Masters Expected to be a Hit

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts, Showcase

“I don’t know what to do here,” shouts Hayley Hamblin (12). “Wendy wanted us to go for a kiss… and I don’t want to kiss him.” Blunt, but Thomas Hudson’s (12) feelings weren’t going to be hurt. Hamblin was more concerned with stage direction than the kiss. Hamblin and Hudson p...

Review of Get Weird by Little Mix

Review of Get Weird by Little Mix

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under Reviews

Little mix is a girl band from England that formed just for Uk's Xfactor and also became the first group to win the competition. The band consists of Jade Thirlwall (22), Perrie Edwards (22), Leigh-Anne Pinnock (24), and Jesy Nelson (24). I think that they have improved a lot since 2011 and definitely...

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