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Feature Friday: Junior Joel Chamakala flips through another season

Feature Friday: Junior Joel Chamakala flips through another season

Grace Garlick

May 11, 2018


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With the recent close of this year’s boys gymnastics season, junior Joel Chamakala expresses the strengths he’s gained through his experiences in the sport. “I’ve been doing gymnastics for two years now on high bar and floor because I want to get stronger,” Chamakala said. “This year,...

Feature Friday: Senior Lily Buchen transforms into Dusk

Feature Friday: Senior Lily Buchen transforms into Dusk

Kayleigh Padar

May 4, 2018


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Senior Lily Buchen transformed into Dusk the Hex Girl from Scooby Doo for her choir banquet performance on May 2. “We were so excited to perform for people because the choir banquet’s a fun place to perform.  It’s a good audience and everyone was really excited, so we dressed up in full costume...

Students, senior citizens enjoy day of games

Students, senior citizens enjoy day of games

Marie Bechtoldt

May 4, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features

Two generations came together as one last Friday to leave a lasting impact on both seniors and students. One of many special events put on by Service Over Self (SOS), Senior Citizen Day is one that students look forward to every year. Hundred of senior citizens come to Atlantis banquets to enjoy...

Feature Friday: Freshman Lucas Irwin digs his way to varsity

Feature Friday: Freshman Lucas Irwin digs his way to varsity

Michael Somary

April 27, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday, Sports

Freshman Lucas Irwin starts in the back row for the Huskies volleyball team. The Huskies are 22-3 right now, and Irwin is a big part of that.  It was a big change for Irwin coming from eighth grade straight to varsity. “Varsity is much more intense than other volleyball teams I have played on...

ComedySportz provides improv experience, laughs

ComedySportz provides improv experience, laughs

Caroline Stiefbold

April 25, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features

Students from all grades were able to show off their their improvisation skills on stage when they presented ComedySportz on April 19-21. ComedySportz, which the school last put on in 2016, is a completely improvised show. "It's completely different because it's a completely improvised show meaning...

‘My teacher, my mentor, my friend’: JEA honors Levin with Lifetime Achievement Award

‘My teacher, my mentor, my friend’: JEA honors Levin with Lifetime Achievement Award

April 20, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features, From the Issue

Journalism adviser Janet Levin was honored with the Journalism Education Association's Lifetime Achievement Award for her 37 years as a journalism educator, 33 of which have been here with The Correspondent. (The award is usually given to recipients who have been retirees for several years). "I'm...

Feature Friday: Sophomore Mary Renner pins up smiles

Feature Friday: Sophomore Mary Renner pins up smiles

Katherine Wiemold

April 20, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday, From the Issue

Sophomore Mary Renner is an artist, student council member, and track athlete, but she also has a unique hobby of pin collecting. “I’ve been slowly accumulating pins for a couple years now, I get them from everywhere I go and from the cool people I meet,” Renner said.  Students may notice Renner as she walks through the...

Pure Barre offers new exercise experience

Pure Barre offers new exercise experience

Katie Lindgren

April 19, 2018


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Dancers are often thought to have "great bodies," "slender legs," and "model looks." The girls water polo team took a trip to a ballet barre exercise class at a place called 'Pure Barre.' Instead of having practice, the team took on a new exercise class. "I was super excited to try out a new exercise...

Senior turns fitness passion into business

Senior turns fitness passion into business

Joey Ivanov

April 17, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Features

Many students struggle with achieving their physical goals. They feel out of place and struggle day by day with low self-esteem. One student has suffered from feeling like he didn't meet the physical achievements that society has put in place. Senior Dimitri Chiakulas has dedicated his life to physical...

Feature Friday: Junior Lavena Mikhail kickstarts new season

Feature Friday: Junior Lavena Mikhail kickstarts new season

Nathan Kim

April 13, 2018


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While some students tend to change their interests or skillsets as the school year progresses, a few find the resolve to stay committed to a club or sport, and eventually begin to master it. Junior Lavena Mikhail displays this type of dedication. "My favorite part of the game is when I out-skill someone...

Tattoos provide outlet for self-expression

Tattoos provide outlet for self-expression

Jennifer Lechowski

April 9, 2018


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Many students either have a tattoo or want one in the future. Senior Breena Easterling already has two. "I have a tattoo on my side that says 'be your own anchor' and a crescent moon on my ankle," Easterling said. Getting a tattoo can be a hard decision, but both Easterling and senior Olivia Glowacka...

Feature Friday: Junior Ryan Kreie pitches in new season

Feature Friday: Junior Ryan Kreie pitches in new season

Grace Garlick

April 6, 2018


Filed under Carousel, Feature Friday, Sports

Junior Ryan Kreie often represents the Huskies on the pitching mound, wearing number 29. “I’ve been playing baseball ever since I was in third grade. I watched major league ball and really wanted to do that. My favorite player is Kris Bryant because he’s a stud,” Kreie said. After a recent...

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