Hints for Overcoming Procrastination

Maxwell Timmer, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

April 15, 2019

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One of the biggest challenges for a high school student is procrastinating. It happens to all of us at one time or another. One of the reasons I’m writing this is because I procrastinated this entire week before writing! ...

Why Reading Matters . . . .or The Beauty of Books

Elizabeth Bolin, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

April 9, 2019

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We’ve all been there. Mrs. Brown (or another English teacher) excitedly hands out the newest book you will be reading, discussing, obsessing, even dreaming about. You get home, open the cover and consider, “I wonder if this ...

Academy Chatter: What has been your favorite Service Day experience? And why?

Staff Writers, Staff Writers, Advanced Journalism

April 9, 2019

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Cassidy Noble, junior: “I went to an elementary school, and I got to play with children.” Evan Walczyk, junior: “I went to a retirement home, and it was fun because I got to go with my friends.” Aaron Ronsman, junio...

A Senior Deals With Senior Slide

Aeva Ver Boort, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

April 4, 2019

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Senior slide is definitely a real thing.  When it comes to the end of your senior year, it becomes super hard to try hard in school knowing that you are already accepted into your colleges.  It becomes hard because you know y...

Academy Chatter: What talent would you like to have and why?

Staff Writer, Staff Writers, Advanced Journalism

April 1, 2019

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Charles Peterson, junior: “I wish that I could dance because I could get a better part in the St. Norbert musical.” Anna Zimmerman, sophomore: “I wish that I could cook because then I wouldn’t have to go out to eat a...

Circus Animals: Be Kind to Every Kind

Mattea Vecera, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

April 1, 2019

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Early this week while scrolling through Twitter, I came across an extremely disturbing video of multiple lions attacking a circus trainer during a performance. This brought up a discussion about the ethical use of animals in c...

Academy Chatter: What was the highlight of Cabaret Night for you?

Staff Writers, Advanced Journalism

March 25, 2019

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Elizabeth Bolin, senior: “I loved seeing Grace Wheeler sing Billie Eilish.” Maggie Otradovec, junior: “I had a great time emceeing in the library and introducing all the great acts. It was very fun to watch everyone pe...

Procrastination Struggles? Read This to Overcome Your Problem!

Mattea Vecera, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

March 25, 2019

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Procrastination: How to avoid it. Procrastination is something that most of us are familiar with. Whether it be with homework, cleaning your room, or responding to that email you’ve been avoiding for a week, some things are easie...

How to Get the Mostest from Your Hostess

Abby Wittler, Staff Writer, Advanced Journalism

March 25, 2019

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When you walk into a restaurant, often all you think about is how to get your food the fastest. With comments like “Well, I see an open table right there” to “Can I get a table for 12 right now?” hostesses negotiate eve...

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