Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Unclear

ophomore Hailey Hill places her books on her desk and sits in her seat with a certain grace. The chatter of incoming students surrounds her as she focuses intently on the movement of her hands, methodically pulling out the...
“Last call for the 400 meter dash!" That’s her cue. Senior Tina Driscoll makes her way over to her designated lane and starts to warm up for the race that most girls on the team consider to be one of the hardest.
The Day of Silence is a day for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people to show pride in who they are by symbolizing the silence that many of this community have to hold against the slurs and abuse they deal with from others who simply do not understand.

Beyond acing the ACT

A single man stands alone on stage facing more than a hundred students. His tired features are shadowed by the dappled lights above him as he begins to speak in a calm yet gruff voice. John Baylor doesn't hesitate; with the charisma of a young child, he tackles the task at hand: to prepare these students for the ACT.
Most people can't fathom why anyone would want to run for fun. Other people, like Rebecca Cords, can't imagine having a different hobby.
"How am I going to make this dream happen?" This is the ongoing question that lingers in Nate Knapke's head as he thinks to himself in his office, overlooking rows upon rows of empty red chairs, enough to seat every one of his quiet thoughts which fill the cool air within the vacant performing arts center.