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ComedySportz provides improv experience, laughs

ComedySportz provides improv experience, laughs

Caroline Stiefbold

April 25, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Apple launches new iPad with enhanced educational features

Apple launches new iPad with enhanced educational features

Katherine Wiemold

March 29, 2018


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Apple launched a brand new iPad that works with the Apple Pencil on March 27.  The iPad is a cheaper alternative to the iPad Pro, currently the only iPad that works with Apple’s Pencil. The new iPad will have starting costs at $329, selling at $299 for schools. "I think its a reasonable starting...

Feature Friday: Senior Linnea Solak experiments with art

Feature Friday: Senior Linnea Solak experiments with art

Kayleigh Padar

March 23, 2018


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Senior Linnea Solak is currently involved in Advanced Art and plans on pursuing a degree in graphic design at Taylor University next year. She enjoys creating things and has been drawing ever since she was little. "I've really always loved to draw and create things," Solak said. Solak usually finds...

Feature Friday: Freshman Maura Schafer embraces love for music with many instruments

Feature Friday: Freshman Maura Schafer embraces love for music with many instruments

Amelia Zollner

March 16, 2018


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While many students spend their time practicing one or sometimes two instruments, freshman Maura Schafer knows how to play the flute, piano, piccolo, tin whistle, ukulele, trumpet, guitar, and, as a bonus, she sings. However, she mainly focuses on the flute, which she plays in symphonic band, and the...

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