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Movie Review: Fyre

Movie Review: Fyre

Kailin Zhang, Associate Editor

February 13, 2019

From Coachella to Lollapalooza, music festivals have been drawing in large crowds for not only the latest music, but also the vibrance and energy surrounding the event. With so many festivals, organizers must compete to create the most extravagant, sought-after experience that money can buy. While some ...

Show Choir places Third at first competition

Show Choir places Third at first competition

Sarah Harris, News Editor

February 8, 2019

As the music came to an end and the dancers ran off the stage, they were nothing but proud of their performance. This past weekend, Center Stage had their first show choir competition in Danville, Ill. and placed third in their division. David Pisoni, junior, was pleased with his team's performance. O...

Movie Review: Black Mirror – Bandersnatch

Movie Review: Black Mirror – Bandersnatch

Waha Siddiqui, Social Media Editor

January 14, 2019

“Sugar Puffs or Frosties?” I began to panic as I realized that I was about to make my first choice in the choose-your-own adventure interactive narrative “Bandersnatch,” a Black Mirror Netflix original. Not only was I panicking, but I was growing angry because I shouldn’t be panickin...

Author Profile: Zack Lesmeister

Author Profile: Zack Lesmeister

Jackson Estwanick, Production Editor/ Executive Producer

January 10, 2019

Donning a white dress and knee high black boots with a purse to match, he walks on stage to perform. Cars pass in the window behind him as he positions his hands on his lower abdomen. He begins to read, and the crowd leans in to listen. They are listening to Zack Lesmeister, 2017 Youth Poet Laureate,...

Movie Review: Birdbox

Movie Review: Birdbox

Will Roach, Opinions Editor

January 7, 2019

Once again, Netflix’s annually hyped up genre film falls completely and squarely flat on its face. Going by the name of “Bird Box,” this post-apocalyptic thriller’s only strength lies within its actors’ capacity to do their job. “Bird Box” follows depressed artist Malorie (a sad and sul...

MTC Prepares for Upcoming One Acts

MTC Prepares for Upcoming One Acts

Sarah Harris, News Editor

January 7, 2019

Every year, Rebecca Blindauer, musical director, selects three seniors to direct one acts. This year, she has chosen seniors Willa Burns, Jack Cunningham and Megan Haenni. The one acts are an annual tradition in which a senior has the opportunity to experience the role of a director. They select the cast, plan pr...

Movie Review: Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Movie Review: Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Will Roach, Opinions Editor

December 19, 2018

Sporting a creative comic-like animation style, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” delivers a spectacular Spidey story equipped with a powerful narrative that can only be compared to its superhero fights. One day, Brooklyn teen Miles Morales (a righteous Shameik Moore) is bitten by a radioact...

Hot Cocoa Reviews

Hot Cocoa Reviews

Jen Bosche, Online Editor in Chief

December 13, 2018

In honor of National hot chocolate day, Dec. 13, we reviewed various hot chocolate brands.

Photo Gallery: STUCO Decorates Doors with Holiday Designs

Photo Gallery: STUCO Decorates Doors with Holiday Designs

Tanner Rojewski and Jilian Bunderson

December 11, 2018

All around the school, teachers are showing their holiday spirit by choosing to have STUCO members decorate their doors for the winter season.

New York Times Bestselling Author Inspires Young Readers

New York Times Bestselling Author Inspires Young Readers

Sam Hall and Jadynne Watts

December 5, 2018

New York Times best-selling author Nic Stone visited students the afternoon of Nov. 29  to speak about her books “Dear Martin” and “Odd One Out” and to give inspiration as well. Stone said she gained her inspiration for  “Dear Martin” from an incident, Nov. 23, 2012 in Jacksonvi...

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