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The Blessing of Blood Features Focus Special Events 

The Blessing of Blood

As many of you may know, our student council holds three blood drives each year. Our school gets a really nice turnout each time and we should be very proud of how caring our students are. However, what many students don’t think about is the lives that are saved by their simple blood donations.There are so many people in our area and around the country that are helped by this simple act.   One person in our area that was helped is Lilly Miller. Lilly was just five months old…

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What Happened? Hillary Clinton wrote a book! Features Focus News Politics Special Events 

What Happened? Hillary Clinton wrote a book!

On September 12, 2017 Hillary Rodham Clinton released her new book What Happened. The book is about her experiences as the Democratic Party’s nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton is currently traveling around the US on tour for her book, and on her tour, she discusses her very personal and funny book and also what’s to come in the future. Many Americans are very excited to meet Clinton. On September 16th, Clinton drew more than 1,000 to a Costco in Brookfield, New York. One…

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Calisthenics V. Weight Training Focus News 

Calisthenics V. Weight Training

By: Gavin Gilbert What is the one burning question that plagues the mind of all muscle-desiring ‘bros’ around the world?   “Should I lift weights, or do bodyweight exercises?”   And the answer to that question lies within another question: what are you trying to do?   If you really just wanna throw on muscle and serious mass, and aren’t particularly worried about strength, hit the weights. If you’re looking to not be quite so big, but have a lot of functional strength, use your own weight (calisthenics).   Lifting…

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Mito Maniacs Spread Awareness Features Focus 

Mito Maniacs Spread Awareness

For many kids, getting to run around and play outside is the easiest thing to do, but for seven-year-old Mckenna the simplest action such as walking around the house can be a challenge.   Kenna was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease at birth and has had complications ever since. At birth, she was unable to tolerate feedings and vomited constantly, which was very acidic. It would constantly burn the skin on her face, neck, chest, and pretty much anywhere the vomit would touch.   Kenna also suffers from slow motility of…

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Trump Family’s ‘America First’ Inaugrual Attire Fashion Politics 

Trump Family’s ‘America First’ Inaugrual Attire

When Melania Trump stepped on stage with her husband, President Trump, on Friday night for the inaugural balls, she demonstrated that while she may not have been the center of attention during the election, she definitely will make a statement with her first official ‘First Lady’ dress.   In the “off-the-shoulder,  white crepe column with a thin burgundy ribbon as a belt, a high slit and a gazar wave curving from sleeve to hip and then down the skirt,” she looked – especially compared to the younger generation of Trump…

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Gift Guide Arts Fashion Food Special Events 

Gift Guide

The holidays are almost here and you know what that means- it’s the season of giving. But don’t make the mistake of thinking that you have to break the bank to get the best gifts! Here are some high quality gift ideas for those last minute stocking-stuffers at reasonably low prices: Know someone eager to try out those super cute mermaid tail blankets all over Instagram? Get one here for just $19.88!     2. Nothing says ‘I love and cherish you’ quite like an ugly Christmas sweater and these…

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