• April 10No prom tickets will be sold after April 18.

  • April 10Charging in the cafeteria will stop on May 1.

  • April 10Baseball plays at 6:30 P.M. at home April 10.

  • April 10Caps and gowns will be handed out April 23.

  • April 10Yearbooks can still be purchased for $100 in B118.

  • March 21Deadline to apply to the Sara Lynn Murphy Memorial Scholarship is April 15

  • March 21Lost and found will be donated March 23

  • March 9Prom tickets will be for sale one March 21 for $35

  • January 10Seniors: Check the board next to the counseling office for scholarship opportunities.

  • December 4Senior yard signs will be on sale for $20 until April 6.

2017-2018 Staff

Diane Fender


"The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings-- And why the sea is boiling hot-- And whether pigs have wings." - Lewis Carroll

Tyler Dittmer

Staff Writer

" If you wanna be happy, do more." - Tyler Dittmer

Noah Clendenen

Staff Writer

"Vous êtes votre seule limite." - anonymous

Rachel Paine

Staff Writer

" To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life." - Walter Mitty

Reagan Turner

Staff Writer

" Add a little confetti to each day." - Anonymous

Baylee Kalb

Staff Writer

" I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else." - C.S. Lewis

Taylor Rainbolt

Staff Writer

" Veni Vidi Amavi" - Anonymous

Emily McGilvra

Staff Writer

Emily loves dogs.

Ames Arrington

Staff Writer

"sadder than you." - Ames Arrington

Kinsey McCarthy


" Your speed doesn't matter, forward is forward." - unknown



A vertically-challenged, musically-inclined girl who loves vintage photography, writing and music.

Danielle McCarty

Staff Writer

" Happy girls are the prettiest girls." - Danielle McCarty

Colby Shaffer

Staff Writer

  Colby loves football, friends and family.

Brittany Swayze

Staff Writer

Brittany loves adventures and taking pictures in fun places.

Emma Van Gilder

Design Editor

Emma loves all things photography, traveling and fashion.  

Amelia Scott


Amelia Scott is a theatre nerd who can be found working with T-Time Productions, playing the latest video game, or hanging out with her dog.

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