Wait… Who’s My President?

By: Abby Clack This year and every year, the student body of each grade votes for their president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. Those positions make up the student government. They help plan Homecoming, Prom, and give the overall vote for things for your grade. Most people don’t know who their class presidents are. But if you go to Homecoming, Prom, or pep rallies then … Continue reading Wait… Who’s My President?

3 Illinois Plant Workers Killed, One Missing After an Explosion

By Jade Edwards On Friday, May 3, after an explosion at AB Specialty Silicones, an industrial plant in Waukegan, Illinois, two men were found dead after being trapped. One person died of serious injury after being taken to the hospital, and one person is still missing.  The three people who got trapped are said to have been the ones to warn others in the plant … Continue reading 3 Illinois Plant Workers Killed, One Missing After an Explosion

OPINION: Teachers Protest in the Carolinas

By Jade Edwards Thousands of teachers used a personal day on Wednesday, May 1 to protest in Columbia, South Carolina, contributing to the inevitable closing of at least five school districts.  On the same day, a mass protest in Raleigh, North Carolina effectively closed more than 40 school districts and charter schools. Why are these teachers doing this? They find the sacrifice of being out … Continue reading OPINION: Teachers Protest in the Carolinas

2 Dead in University of North Carolina Shooting

by Arden Lunay On Tuesday, April 30, 22 year old gunman Trystan Andrew Terrell opened fire at the University of North Carolina’s Charlotte campus, killing 2 and injuring 4 more. Terrell is in custody and the campus remained on lockdown for Tuesday afternoon and evening. Campus police were able to get to the scene before Terrell was able to leave the room where the shooting … Continue reading 2 Dead in University of North Carolina Shooting

Boeing Faces Issues with Problematic Plane Model

by Drew Ward On March 10, a Boeing 737 Max 8 model crashed just after take off. The plane was leaving Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. The plane was going to the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, and crashed after being in the air for six minutes. The crash killed everyone on board, totaling 157 people from 35 different countries. The devastating accident was not the only … Continue reading Boeing Faces Issues with Problematic Plane Model

Israel Becomes the Fourth Nation on the Moon

By: Morgan Sharbaugh On February 21, 2019, Israel took a giant step forward for their country. Leaving Cape Canaveral, an Israeli spacecraft began its journey toward the moon. The spacecraft, dubbed Beresheet which is Israeli for Genesis, will truly be a new beginning for Israel, making the nation the fourth country on the Moon, joining Russia, the United States, and China. The original drive for … Continue reading Israel Becomes the Fourth Nation on the Moon

Virgin Galactic Reaches New Heights in Commercial Space Travel

By: Morgan Sharbaugh Virgin Galactic, a commercial space travel company led by Richard Branson, went on its first flight in December 2018, then on February 22 the spaceship VSS Unity made the highest flight yet. While carrying three people, two pilots and a third crew member, VSS Unity flew at mach 3.4 and reached 295,007 ft. The pilots, Dave Mckay and Michael Masucci, became commercial … Continue reading Virgin Galactic Reaches New Heights in Commercial Space Travel

Illinois Gunman Should Have Had Weapon Confiscated

by Drew Ward There has been an increase in mass shootings, with the past year alone having 323 mass shootings. Mass shootings are defined by four or more people getting shot at the same location at the same time. Unfortunately, another shooting occurred this past week on Friday, February 15. The shooting occurred at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. The gunman, Gary Martin, killed five … Continue reading Illinois Gunman Should Have Had Weapon Confiscated

Quadriga Loses $135 million

By: Morgan Sharbaugh The founder of Quadriga, a cryptocurrency company, dies, taking the passwords with him, causing the company to loose $135 million. Thousands of investors are left wondering where their money went as Quadriga scrambled to find the passwords to Gerald Cotten’s computer. Cotten died while in India working with an orphanage, due to complications with Crohn’s disease. His wife has been left to … Continue reading Quadriga Loses $135 million