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RANDOM CHEESE: Teachers, what’s the funniest thing a student has ever said to you?

January 28, 2019 by

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“What’s your dream job? I love animals, I love working with animals. I want to be a vegetarian,” science teacher Kerry Motze said. “Mr. Driesbach, do penguins fall off of Antarctica?” science teacher Todd Driesbach said. “Is Africa a country?” history teacher Paul Kochanasz said. “I thought it was funny when someone said they could […]

Spain’s Miss Universe Contestant Becomes First Transgender Participant

January 25, 2019 by

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Angela Ponce, better known as the Miss Universe Spain contestant, became the first ever transgender contestant in the competition. Twenty-seven-year-old Ponce did not win the competition, but she was not upset with the outcome. The model stated it was an “honor and pride” to make history concerning the pageant. “This is for you, for those […]

Annual Blurb Workshop Held on 13 December 2018

January 25, 2019 by

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“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on,”  country author Louis L’Amour said. Blurb is a writing workshop that promotes inspiration through themes and key words.  This year, Blurb took place on 13 December. The theme surrounding Blurb was the  journey one faces throughout life. These annual […]

RANDOM CHEESE: What is the dumbest thing you’ve ever done on a dare?

January 24, 2019 by

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“My boyfriend Noah, from Hamburg, dared me to eat hot sauce from Domino’s. It was disgusting,” senior Jessica Goggins said. “I licked a cafeteria table,” senior Lia Bennicoff said. “Walking on the train tracks,” senior Hannah Kutz said. “In middle school, a group of our friends would dump random condiments in slushies, and we’d have […]

Mother Adopts Daughter’s Killer’s Friend

January 24, 2019 by

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Mollie Tibbetts’ mom adopted her daughter’s potential killer’s family friend, Ulises Felix. Her actions boiled down to an option between revenge or humanity. Revenge was letting Felix stay homeless, and humanity was letting him have a family again. Laura Calderwood chose humanity. Mollie Tibbetts was killed in July of 2018 by Cristhian Rivera. Rivera was […]

Mother Arrested Trying to Conceal Daughter’s Diabetes

January 23, 2019 by

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Fourteen-year-old Emily Hampshire of Illinois died a preventable death from diabetic ketoacidosis on 3 November 2018. Her mother, Amber, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and endangering the life of a child after she allegedly failed to treat her daughter’s diabetes. Hampshire had been diagnosed back in 2013, but her mother, in denial of her condition, […]

New NHS Members Inducted

January 23, 2019 by

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National Honors Society is a group that people with outstanding grades, community service, and leadership qualities can get join. This February, Fleetwood’s seniors will be inducting the new NHS members. But, how much school dedication goes into becoming an NHS member? “You really have to take pride into your school work,” Junior Andrew Slusser said. […]