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Taking a Shot

Taking a Shot

Alex Landman

March 18, 2016

t the end of the track and field season last year, she made a promise to herself for the next season, a promise she told herself she would keep.  As for most athletes, improvement happens in the offseason, and that was exactly what senior Sarah Henderson was determined to achieve.   “I was ...

Girls track takes first place at the Ottawa Fricke Invitational

Girls track takes first place at the Ottawa Fricke Invitational

Sarah Henderson

April 19, 2015

he air was warm and breezy in the afternoon of Friday April 17, and the anticipation of the varsity girls track team filled the stuffy air of the bus. Weeks of practice and improvement, as well as a two hour bus ride, had led to the arrival at the Fricke Invitational at Ottawa Township High School. Th...

Netflix Must Watches for Spring

Netflix Must Watches for Spring

Sarah Henderson

April 2, 2015

Spring is coming, and as the saying goes “April showers bring May flowers.” With times of very rainy and gloomy weather approaching, the best way to push through is to curl up under a couple blankets and watch some good movies, easily available to you on Netflix. Here are my top five classic movie...

Netflix blog: What to watch over Spring Break

Netflix blog: What to watch over Spring Break

Sarah Henderson

February 27, 2015

pring break is approaching, (March 25 to 29) and for some people this means a glamorous and much-needed vacation to somewhere warm and distant. However, not everyone is so fortunate to get away and, like me, they are stuck at home wondering what they could do to pass the time. If they are even more li...

Fifth Harmony review: Reflections

Fifth Harmony review: Reflections

Sarah Henderson

February 20, 2015

ifth Harmony released their first studio album “Reflections” on Feb. 3, 2015. The all- female pop group released their EP, “Better Together”, in 2013, following their third place finish on the “X-Factor” in 2012. They then spent the following year producing “Reflections," even pushing ba...

Imagine Dragons album review: Smoke and Mirrors

Imagine Dragons album review: Smoke and Mirrors

Sarah Henderson

February 20, 2015

wo weeks ago I sat in my car listening to the radio as one of Imagine Dragon’s newest singles, “I Bet My Life,” came on the radio. I loved the song from the moment I first heard it; the upbeat rhythm and meaningful lyrics reminded me of “Radioactive,” another chart-topper by Imagine Dragons.   The four-man rock group released their f...

Netflix blog: House of Cards

Netflix blog: House of Cards

Sarah Henderson

February 6, 2015

n Feb. 1, 2014, the world met Frank Underwood, a ruthless Democrat from South Carolina. Netflix’s original series “House of Cards,” based on the BBC miniseries, follows Underwood’s mission to conquer Washington D.C., kicking ass and taking names along the way. Season one opens with Underwood, th...

NHS gets in the spirit of giving

NHS gets in the spirit of giving

Sarah Henderson

January 14, 2015

he biting cold on the evening of Monday Dec. 22  was nothing compared to the warm, festive spirit that filled the air in the Huntley Culver's on Route 47. Blue and Silver decorations were strung up all around the store, Christmas music was playing, and families and friends were enjoying a simple ev...

The Latest in Netflix

The Latest in Netflix

Sarah Henderson

December 12, 2014

arlier last week, Netflix made its monthly addition of various new television shows and movies to their website. Seasons and episodes from currently running, popular television series were added, as well as recently released and highly rated movies. Typical of the release of unwatched and exciting op...

Fall construction update

Fall construction update

Sarah Henderson

November 12, 2014

s I pulled up to the school wednesday morning, I caught a glimpse of red at the front entrance of the school. The red and grey exterior and other finishing touches were being added to the building. The new and gleaming features bring a new aura to the overall look of the school, and initiate further ex...

Red Raiders defeat Warriors 55-28

Red Raiders defeat Warriors 55-28

Sarah Henderson

October 21, 2014

usic blasted as the Red Raiders varsity football team made their way to the field, led by junior Ryan Ford. A light rain hung over the field throughout the night, but spirits were high in Friday night’s game against the McHenry Warriors. The pink sea that was Raider Nation chanted and celebrated th...

Netflix Rules of the Road

Netflix Rules of the Road

Sarah Henderson

October 8, 2014

s an avid Netflix user, I have watched a great number of television shows and movies. Often people find themselves in a post-series rut, unable to find a new show to obsess over and binge watch. I have been there. Other times I have heard complaints that Netflix lacks any sort of quality entertainin...

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