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Goosebumps has been a staple of youth horror fiction since the books have released, and had a successful TV series in the late 1990s.

Review: Goosebumps

Dalton Gates, Multimedia Editor October 25, 2023

R. L. Stine’s “Goosebumps” has been made into a television series once again and just in time for the Halloween season on Disney Plus and Hulu. Many of us are familiar with the original series and...

Percy Jackson and the Olympians tv show will be released Dec. 20, 2023 on Disney Plus.

Book of the month – September: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter October 12, 2023

Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods,” the sixth book in the series that many of us grew up with, is finally here and just in time for the release of Disney Plus's...

Happy Place was released April 25 of this year.

Book of the month – May: Happy Place

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter May 15, 2023

Emily Henry's “Happy Place”, like all her other books, is summer beach read that sucks you in quickly. This is a second chance romance about a summer vacation with friends to get you ready for summer...

Amazon Prime recently released a series based off of the book Daisy Jones and The Six.  It has been well received.

Book of the month – April: Daisy Jones and The Six

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter April 18, 2023

"Daisy Jones and The Six" by Taylor Jenkins Reid was an amazing read. The dynamic of the band, the music, the party scene, it was all intriguing and it sucks you into the story and the life of the late...

The set as it appeared at the end of In The Heights recreates the look of Washington Heights, New York in 2008.

Review: In the Heights

Ari Clark, Senior Reporter April 11, 2023

On Mar. 21 the Manitou Springs High School theater and choir classes went to see “In The Heights” at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center. The original production was written by Lin Manuel Miranda,...

The Super Mario Bros. Movie was released on Apr. 5 with a run time of one hour and thirty-two minutes.

Review: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Sadie House, Senior Reporter April 10, 2023

“The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” released Apr. 5, 2023 and directed by Aaron Horvath and Michael Jelenic, brings the brightly colored nostalgia of the Mario franchise to the big screen for a fun-filled...

The Barnes & Noble special edition of The Stolen Heir by Holly Black.

Book of the month – February: The Stolen Heir

Katelyn Fonkert, Senior Reporter March 2, 2023

The Stolen Heir by Holly Black is the spinoff duology to The Folk of the Air Series. It takes place eight years after the events in The Queen of Nothing and follows Wren and Oak on their quest. Wren is...

The Luminaries by Susan Dennard was released Nov. 2022.

Book of the month – December: The Luminaries

Katelyn Fonkert, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2022

"The Luminaries" by Susan Dennard, was released on Nov. 1, 2022. This book is the first in Dennard's new YA series, The Luminaries.  16-year-old Winnie Wednesday and her family are outcasts to the...

Where the Crawdads Sing written by Della Owens is an award winning novel that was published on August 14, 2018.

Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

Jack Embery, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2022

“Where the Crawdads Sing” is a novel written in 2018 featuring a fascinating murder mystery while developing a coming-of-age story of the main character, Kya. The book won a Best Seller Award in Japan...

Wendell and Wild was released on Netflix on Oct. 28 and has a run time of one hour and forty-five minutes.

Review: Wendell & Wild

Ethan Anderson, Senior Reporter November 18, 2022

Wendel & Wild, a stop motion comedic horror film directed by Henry Selick, was recently released to Netflix on Oct. 28. Kat Elliot lived in Rust Bank before her parents died. Years later, she blames...

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