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A Toxic Town

A Toxic Town

Elizabeth Gartland, Student Life Editor and Poll Creator
January 18, 2017
Filed under Creative Writing, Prose, Showcase, Student Life

It’s a place of toxic love of toxic life. Everyone is ‘different’ but shares the same future because they are all a bit too scared to take a risk. It's a toxic town. A town of hatred, of jealousy, of growing up too fast. A town of people trying to be everyone else and incapable of forgettin... Read more »

Student Life Column: Drowning in Homework

Student Life Column:  Drowning in Homework

Annie Stubing, Columnist
December 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Students are drowning in homework and gasping for a breath of air; the struggle of too much homework needs to be resolved. As I sit in class and watch a sophomore girl write the word “test” over and over again in each subject of her agenda, I know right then she has hours of studying ahead o... Read more »

Reality of Senior Stress

Reality of Senior Stress

Bailey Reynolds, Student of Journalism
December 29, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Senior year, they say, will be a breeze.  That is, if you take barely any classes and fill in the spots with releases.  Since our freshman year we have long waited to be seniors, believing it would be a fun enjoyable high school experience with no school work.  I can safely say to underclassmen tha... Read more »

Video: A Club For Everyone

Video: A Club For Everyone

Marissa Hart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
December 11, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Video

Marissa Hart, assistant Editor-in-Chief, walks around the halls of NHS to hear about the wide variety of clubs available from NHS students.

Safety in Fear

Safety in Fear

Elizabeth Gartland, Student Life Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Creative Writing, Prose, Student Life

Can a person feel safest in the same place they feel most danger or fear? I suppose this question could be interpreted many different ways, but listen here. My simple answer is yes. Now allow me to explain and even confess. People feel safest in their own brain. They feel safe because only they know what ... Read more »

Humans of NHS- Joe Delaney

Humans of NHS- Joe Delaney

Brexton Bostwick, Student of Journalism
November 18, 2016
Filed under Humans of NHS, Student Life

“Playing football is pretty hard, getting hit every play and getting back up is even harder.” -Joe Delaney, junior... Read more »

Prose: A Thousand Fortnights

Prose: A Thousand Fortnights

Emilee Wise, Creative Writing Student
November 14, 2016
Filed under Creative Writing, Prose, Student Life

Across the parched deserts of Gastar, over many high, hidden mountains, and past a luminous river wrapped in gleaming teal rested an immense palace of milky marble, cool and crisp against its neighboring ocean of golden sand.  Deep within its luscious depths abided a massive lion, lounging on velvet rugs and... Read more »

Timeless Treasures

Timeless Treasures

Elizabeth Gartland, Student Life Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Creative Writing, Poetry, Student Life

Bounce one, two, three, four as the ball goes up she smacks it to the floor. Her life a constant blizzard, a blur, never knowing what events might occur. Into the classroom she walked, she taught, and at home the family rarely fought. Children of hers were loud and behaved. In her he... Read more »

Humans of NHS- Shayla Pattinson

Humans of NHS- Shayla Pattinson

Alyssa Star, Student of Journalism
November 11, 2016
Filed under Humans of NHS, Student Life

“I like food from different countries because I know i'll never get to travel to every country. Eating their food gives me a taste of what their culture is like. I wouldn't want to limit myself to just American food.” -Shayla Pattison, senior... Read more »

Humans of NHS- Brexton Bostwick

Humans of NHS- Brexton Bostwick

Joe Delaney, Student of Journalism
November 7, 2016
Filed under Humans of NHS, Student Life

“I wrestle and train MMA because if you don't fight life how are you supposed to knock out the world.” -Brexton Bostwick, senior... Read more »

Humans of NHS- Barbara Simon

Humans of NHS- Barbara Simon

Emily Roberts, Student of Journalism
October 31, 2016
Filed under Humans of NHS, Student Life

“My parents, especially my mother, didn’t want me to be far from home. She was worried, happy, and sad at the same time, though my dad always encouraged me to go for my goals. To future foreign exchange students I would say be brave and friendly with everyone. It will be the best year of your l... Read more »

Humans of NHS- Nick Morrissey

Humans of NHS- Nick Morrissey

Casyn Bowers, Student of Journalism
October 26, 2016
Filed under Humans of NHS, Student Life

"Sporadic. Because there are some days that I feel like I wanna hang with friends and others I don't want to see another human face." -Nick Morrissey, senior... Read more »

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