Heights Superintendent Gives State of the Schools Address

Heights Superintendent Gives State of the Schools Address

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

March 1, 2018


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The future is approaching at an incredible rate. Technology is advancing rapidly, as well as the healthcare field and many other fields, making education invaluable to society. A good education will equip younger generations for the jobs society needs filled. In an effort to express her own plans for th...

Democracy Day

Democracy Day

Abra Lisowski, Co-Editor

January 31, 2018


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On Thursday, Jan. 25, City Hall hosted its fifth annual Democracy Day public hearing. During this event, members of the community came out to show support for various causes, and speak on issues they felt were prevalent in the community. Many different issues were brought up at this event, including the...

Human Trafficking Awareness

Human Trafficking Awareness

Kayla Harvey, Journalist

January 31, 2018


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Did you know that there are about 20 million human trafficking victims globally? Did you know that Ohio reported over 200 of these cases, to make one of the highest tallies in the nation? You probably didn’t, and most people aren’t aware of human trafficking today and what it consists of. January is Human...

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Matthew Cox, Journalist

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is arguably one of the greatest civil rights movement figureheads. He participated in all kinds of protests that could have cost him his life. With the passing of his birthday this year this is our chance to look back on all that he’s done and ask today's youth if they u...

Looking Back on 2017

Looking Back on 2017

Matthew Cox, Journalist

January 31, 2018


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It’s now 2018 and the sun is still setting and rising. 2017 may not have been the best year for some people. Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Maria and Hurricane Irma devastated Texas, Puerto Rico, and Florida and the Florida Keys. As well, net neutrality died. Overall, 2017 wasn’t the best year but it c...

Repeal of Net Neutrality

Repeal of Net Neutrality

Dasia Love, Journalist

January 31, 2018


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You may have recently heard about Net Neutrality and how there is a chance it can be taken away from us American citizens. Your first question most likely is what even is net neutrality? Well, net neutrality is the principle that ISPs treat all content equally and not give preference to some digital...

Teen Library Council Fundraiser for Puerto Rico

Teen Library Council Fundraiser for Puerto Rico

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

January 31, 2018


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Teen Library Council, an organization run by teens for teens, needs a little bit of assistance. The good news is that anyone and everyone can help! The better news is that all one has to do is buy a delicious cookie or two! Teen Library Council, also known as TLC, is hosting a bake sale in the Lee Road lib...

VMD Winter Concert

VMD Winter Concert

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

The long grueling hours put into practicing, choreography, and memorization finally paid off. On Dec. 8, 2017, the Vocal Music Department, also known as the VMD, performed their Winter Concert for friends and family. Seven VMD groups, the Women’s and Men’s choruses, A Capella Choir, the Women’s ...

Ringing in the New Year with a New Tradition

Ringing in the New Year with a New Tradition

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

December 18, 2017


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Another year is on the way out and a new one coming in,.New Year’s day is fast approaching and everyone is getting ready! People are preparing their homes for parties, ingredients are being bought for special foods and everyone is eagerly awaiting to watch the ball drop in New York City! Although, the...

Winter Holiday Traditions

Winter Holiday Traditions

Dasia Love, Journalist

December 18, 2017


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There are more holidays in the winter time than just Christmas and New Year's Eve. Some people celebrate New Year very differently from Americans For New Year's Eve, in Ecuador, families dress a straw man in old clothes on December 31. The straw man represents the old year. The family members make a w...

Staying Fit in the Winter

Staying Fit in the Winter

Abra Lisowski, Co-Editor

December 18, 2017


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While it can sometimes be quite difficult to stay fit and healthy during the winter, there are many things you can do to help overcome these difficulties. Eating Healthy Eating healthy becomes much harder in the winter because most fruits and vegetables go out of season. However, there is still plenty of he...

Preventing Illness

Preventing Illness

Kayla Harvey, Journalist

December 18, 2017


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To many across the nation the idea of snow is ludicrous, but here in Ohio we are well prepared and embracing of the small icy crystals. As Northeast Ohioans, we all know the Winter Wonderland our city can turn into, which is why it’s important to not underestimate the weather and familiarize yoursel...

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