Movies being released before 2014

Tricia Tucker, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Tricia Tucker Before the year of 2013 comes to an end, check out the new movie releases prior to 2014. There are various movies filled with excitement, suspense, romance, comedy and more. Haunter Lisa Johnson is an innocent teenage girl who is one day away from her 16th birthday.  She...

Band students receive big opportunity

Madison Deadman, A&E Editor

November 12, 2013


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By A&E Editor: Madison Deadman This past Nov. 2, some of Howell High School’s band students were given the opportunity to participate in the University of Michigan vs. Michigan Technological University hockey game. Every year the band students are able to take the place of the U of M hockey band in one of their collegiate hocke...

New face of “Doctor Who” causes conflict among viewers

Amber Lee Carnahan, Managing/Health & Tech Editor

November 7, 2013


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By Managing Editor: Amber Lee Carnahan Doctor Who, the British Sci-Fi television show that follows the adventures of an alien known as the Doctor and his various companions, is approaching its 50th Anniversary. The show began in 1963 and was later rejuvenated in 2005. The technique the writers used to be able to keep the story alive was introducing the idea of regenerations...

“Prisoners” shows pain and rage when two children vanish

Marissa VanDaelen, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Marissa VanDaelen Thrillers are often filled with plenty of action and always contain suspenseful scenes that leave the viewer on the edge of their seats. They usually stimulate moods of anticipation, uncertainty, and curiosity. Prisoners, directed by Denis Villeneuve, offers a slower, but still action-packed kidnapping thriller....

A ‘deep rift’ led Jonas Brothers to cancel their latest tour

Lexi Petroi, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Lexi Petroi On Wednesday, October 9, the famous boy band that stole every teenage girl’s heart selling 20 million album copies in 2007, canceled their 19-date tour two days before it was set to kick off. The reason? Apparently, on the weekend of October 11 there was a heated argument between the trio - Nic...

Superstar artists release potential blockbusters

James Edwards and James Edwards

October 28, 2013


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By Staff Writer: James Edwards There has been many new CDs to have come out recently but the album that has topped it all off has been Drake's Nothing Was The Same. Drake's new album has a lot of support among Howell students. It seems as though many teenagers playing the new tracks in their car like "Started From The Bottom" or "Hold...

HHS choirs perform first concert

Madison Deadman and Madison Deadman

October 23, 2013


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By A&E Editor: Madison Deadman Howell High School’s choirs will be holding their First Impression’s Concert this Thursday, October 24. Men’s Varsity, Women’s Varsity, Women’s Select, Women’s Chorale, A Cappella, Calamity, Classicality, and Highlander Chorale will all be performing at this event in the...

Small cast creates huge movie

Alexis Klask and Alexis Klask

October 17, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Alexis Klask With only seven cast members, Gravity did much more than succeed in profits. The film presented beautifully crafted effects alongside with academy award winner, Sandra Bullock, and her supporting lead male, two time academy award winner, George Clooney. Bullock plays a medical engineer named Ryan Stone and after being trained as...

Marching band captains lead on and off the field

Lexi Petroi and Lexi Petroi

October 17, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Lexi Petroi Every team has a captain, every captain has a coach and every coach has a team. No matter what it is, everyone needs a little guidance now and then. The captain’s job is to lead the team, to be their role models, to show what the coach expects from each teammate. The coach keeps everyone together by motivatin...

Howell High School ‘cutting footloose’ in November

Marissa VanDaelen and Marissa VanDaelen

October 9, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Marissa VanDaelen Howell High School drama students have just been cast into their roles for the well-known movie, Footloose. There will be added musical elements to the play but it will definitely be similar to the movie. “It’s a little bit different from the movie since it’s a musical as well. There’s more singing but they are going to be very similar. ...

HHS seniors taking on drama tradition

Madison Deadman and Madison Deadman

October 9, 2013


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By A&E Editor: Madison Deadman Every year, Howell High School’s drama department holds a two-act, student led show. This year’s student directors are seniors Tori Poloski and Kathleen Traskos, both of which have always enjoyed the art of theater for one aspect or another and are grateful to ...

New musical artist making waves

Jada Boprie and Jada Boprie

October 8, 2013


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By Staff Writer: Jada Boprie Lorde is creating history as one of the youngest music artists to have a #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100. Her hit “Royals” reached the number one spot on Oct. 2, elbowing aside Miley’s two week streak with “Wreaking Ball”. And Lorde is only 16 years old. Howev...

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