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Senior Claire Foussard looks back on summer service trip to Tanzania

Senior Claire Foussard poses for a picture with locals from her Tanzania trip.

Ava Gallagher, Chief Visual Editor

November 30, 2013

For senior Claire Foussard, volunteering has become more than just a sophomore year requirement and an achievement to add to college apps. During the summer before her senior year, Foussard took a service trip to a small town in Tanzania to help build facilities for the local kids. “I wanted to do s...

Boys’ Varsity Hockey begins season with high hopes

Sophomore Evan Dahlseide practices during a drill at a captains' practice in Drake Arena on Nov. 4. Team manager senior Claire Foussard said, “This year is going to be one of the strongest years in a while” due to the team’s newest members.

Eva Perez-Greene, InDepth Editor

November 11, 2013

Spirits are high and optimistic for this year’s Boys' Varsity Hockey team. The team, having had its best season in almost 3 decades last year, is prepared to continue moving on an upwards trajectory and will battle adversity throughout the season. Although they have not yet begun formal practices,...

Halloween Dance canceled, activities schedule revised

Ali Duval, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013

The Halloween dance for 2013 has been canceled. The SAC says that the dance has been canceled this year because students have been requesting change. The dance has been going on for several years, and it came as a shock to the student body when it was canceled this year. Many students didn’t even...

Student Activities Committee starts early preparation for Winter Formal

From left to right, Student Activities Committee seniors  Cal Nicholson,  Noah Parker, Mick Sullivan, Claire Foussard, Jonte Claiborne, and Chloe White sit as co-presidents Sullivan and Foussard discuss upcoming plans.

Lucy Li, Online Editor in Chief and Print Managing Editor

October 24, 2013

Although winter might seem dull and cold after the holidays, students can look forward to the new Winter Formal dance on Jan. 11. In hopes of obtaining an opening at the Town and Country Club venue, Students Activities Committee has moved the Valentine’s Dance to earlier in the year. The dance will ...

Service Learning plans for Service Day to encourage school-wide volunteering

Service Learning presidents seniors Anna Carlson and Alex Miller, along with member senior Claire Foussard, will work to plan Service Day this year. “We're trying to get a variety of options including playing with kids, spending time in a nursing home, serving meals to the homeless, and preparing meals for a children's hospital,” Carlson said.

Katrina Hilton, Sports Editor

September 16, 2013

This year, Service Learning found a new way to encourage student participation in community service by organizing a school-wide “Service Day” in March. The group hopes to organize a large selection of volunteer options so students can decide where they want to volunteer. Senior Anna Carlson, one...

Students escape to cozy cabins for fun and relaxation after school lets out

Students escape to cozy cabins for fun and relaxation after school lets out

Ava Gallagher, Chief Visual Editor

May 31, 2013

As the dread of finals slowly but surely encroaches on high school students, escape becomes an understandable necessity. In addition to the stress of finals, extra-curricular activities, homework, college planning and managing social lives make relaxing insufficient at times. A common method of escape f...