New “It” is worth every “Penny”

New “It” is worth every “Penny”

Ricky Gottschalk, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


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The new adaptation of one of the most well-known Stephen King novels, “It,” came to theaters this September and dominated the box office. “It” was published in 1986 and since its release, there have been two on-screen adaptations. When comparing “It” (2017) to the 1990 mini-series...

The anticipation behind John Wick: Chapter Two

The anticipation behind John Wick: Chapter Two

Aedin Seck, A&E editor

February 21, 2017


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John Wick: Chapter Two was released on Feb. 10th- the highly anticipated sequel to John Wick, released Aug. 2014.   The original movie follows the story of a retired super-assassin, John Wick (played by Keanu Reeves) whose wife recently lost a battle with terminal illness. After her death, ...

Rings let down The Ring franchise

Rings let down The Ring franchise

Bridget Janis, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2017


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On Feb. 7 the third movie of The Ring horror franchise has been released . All three films revolve around a video that kills victims seven days after they watch it. The first Ring movie came out in 2002 and became known for being the first “actually scary” PG-13 movie. The second movie came out in 2005...

La La Land: a timeless masterpiece

La La Land: a timeless masterpiece

Sarah Trudeau, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017


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On December 9 and Christmas day, the highly anticipated movie, La La Land came to theaters across the country. With a cast full of favorites including Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and John Legend, it was sure to be a hit. La La Land is a musical that follows the story of a struggling jazz musician and...

Howell Thespian Society performs Showcase

Howell Thespian Society performs Showcase

Shelby Laupp, Sports Editor

November 28, 2016


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The Howell Thespian Society will host their International Thespian Society, ITS, Showcase tonight, November 28 at 7 p.m. The cost is five dollars and it will be performed in the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center. The Showcase is a preview for the scholarship festival the society members will be perform...

Students present black box Plays

Students present black box Plays

Sophia Trump, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase, Student Highlight

This Tues-Wed. Nov 1-2, the Black Box Productions is presenting two student run plays, The Safety Officer and Lyin’ Eyes. These plays will be held at 7:00 p.m. and in K-5 at Howell High School. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and tickets will be sold for $6. The Safety Officer, directed by senior Heidi Kowynia...

2016 summer reading list

2016 summer reading list

Lauren Hauk, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016


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Whether you’re hiding in the shade or relaxing on the beach, reading is a great way to pass time and explore new worlds. Finding a good book can be difficult so here are three options to get you started.

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Insight and the importance of off-campus courses

Insight and the importance of off-campus courses

Alexandria Adle, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


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Howell students have many off-campus classes available to them such as Construction Trades, Graphic Communications, Cosmetology, and Advanced Automotive Technology. Each course is taught on other campuses surrounding the city of Howell. Next year students should know the pros and cons of enrolling in these classes.

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Howell Palooza performances for the public

Howell Palooza performances for the public

Ben Wood, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016


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It is time for Howell High School's annual performance, Howell Palooza.

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Reel Critique: Zootopia

Reel Critique: Zootopia

Aubrey Klein, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016


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If you usually avoid animated films, I would still recommend you hop on over to the nearest movie theater to experience this heartwarming and hilarious story.

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Reel Critique: The Witch

Reel Critique: The Witch

Drew Laughner, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


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This is the season of The Witch, a new independent horror film released by A24, a well-respected independent production company.

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HHS seniors to direct Black Box productions

HHS seniors to direct Black Box productions

Sarah Cortez, News Editor

March 4, 2016


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The student directed plays will show at 7 p.m. in room K-5 of Howell High School.

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