VMD Winter Concert

VMD Winter Concert

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

January 17, 2018

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

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

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

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...

How to Build a Snowman

How to Build a Snowman

Dasia Love, Journalist

December 18, 2017

Have you always wanted to experience the fun of making a snowman, but never knew where to begin? Here are 12 easy steps for a perfect, nice looking snowman! Make sure the snow is right for building a snowman — Not all snow can create a snowman! You want snow which is slightly wet, not too fluffy or ...

Preventing Illness

Preventing Illness

Kayla Harvey, Journalist

December 18, 2017

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...

A New Year’s Origin Story

A New Year’s Origin Story

Kimberly Fisher, Co-editor

December 18, 2017

 New Year’s Day is a celebration of an old year ending and a new one beginning. Bars, nightclubs, and comedy clubs host special events to greet the new year and to try to start it off right: by laughing and having a good time. Instead of going out for the night, some people prefer to stay in their ...

Final Exams

Final Exams

Madalen Norton, Journalist

December 18, 2017

We’re almost through second quarter and exams are right around the corner. It seems much of the student body is pleased with the exam dates being moved.  Originally, exam week was after winter break, but a decision was made by the administration to move the exam to before break. Freshmen stude...

‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

Matthew Cox, Journalist

December 18, 2017

It’s December, and it’s time to start thinking about gifts for loved ones. We’ve all struggled thinking of what to get a family member or friend for the holidays. If you cannot for the life of you come up with something to get someone, it can be really frustrating. The best solution, in this case...

Season of Eating

Season of Eating

Matthew Cox, Journalist

December 18, 2017

It’s that time of year again. With Thanksgiving just past and the upcoming holidays approaching, it’s time to start thinking of everyone's favorite thing, food! Whether you’re cooking, helping cooking or someone else is cooking you cannot deny that you look forward to eating. If you feel like you...

Dedication to the ones we lost

Dedication to the ones we lost

Timea Hoston, Journalist

December 18, 2017

Many people have lost their lives this year due to shootings and health issues, and this will be the first Christmas without them. Ben Carroll was one of these lives. He passed away on July 25, 2017. During the holidays, he would have a very joyful spirit singing songs help his grandchildren make the...

Election Day, November 2017

Election Day, November 2017

Abra Lisowski, Co-Editor

November 14, 2017

Election day was November 7, and the results are in! 2017 was an off-year election, meaning it was not a presidential or midterm election. Off-year elections occur on odd years. Even though they are not presidential elections, it is still important for people to vote in off-year elections, as they are...

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