Freshman team compete in Poetry Out Loud

Freshman team compete in Poetry Out Loud

Kira Cleer, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

Poems were recited by 17 freshmen at the first annual Poetry Out Loud National Recitation contest. Armed with only a microphone and their chosen poems, students competed for the chance to move on to compete in the state finals in East Lansing for a prize of $200, an all expense paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete in national finals, and a $500 stipend for their school to spend on books.

Fall in to Fall Out Boy’s latest album

Fall in to Fall Out Boy’s latest album

Lindsey Saba, News Editor

February 4, 2015

Fall Out Boy’s discography is vast, spanning years, styles, and even generations. Many of their songs were chart-toppers, and some have achieved what could be considered a “cult classic” status. With their newest album American Beauty/American Psycho released on Jan. 20, 2015, Fall Out Boy adds another layer to their musical history bedrock.

Shakespeare hits the HHS theater this spring

Shakespeare hits the HHS theater this spring

Kira Cleer, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015

Twins, magic, Shakespeare and more is in this year’s production of the Comedy of Errors. Drama teacher Amanda Malo and ‘08 alumni Annie Dilworth, will be co-directing this year’s production.

The Hunger Games Part 1: Mockingjay receives mixed reviews

The Hunger Games Part 1: Mockingjay receives mixed reviews

Jada Boprie, Feature Editor

January 23, 2015

For anyone who hasn’t read the books: the entire Hunger Games trilogy is depressing. It’s about death, oppression, and romance that is doomed to fail. But it’s also an incredible story. The problem is that most people loved the first film, tolerated the second, and are now unfairly bashing the third; The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. By Jada Boprie

HHS choirs perform annual concert for the holidays

HHS choirs perform annual concert for the holidays

Jackie Keranen, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

The Howell High School choir is having a concert on Wednesday, December 17 and Thursday, December 18. The concert is at 7 p.m. for both days, so be sure to make it! The theme is Fan Fair for the Holidays. By Staff Writer: Jackie Keranen

The Wizard of Oz adventure

The Wizard of Oz adventure

Kyra Moen, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014

Last week, the cast of The Wizard of Oz embarked on an adventure to Howell's various elementary schools. The cast got into character and set off to entertain and enlighten the children of Howell. This was an opportunity to advertise for the play, as well as give the cast performing experience. By Staff Writer: Kyra Moen

Shrek performance blows audience away

Shrek performance blows audience away

Megan Killop, Business Manager

November 17, 2014

Everybody knows the face and voice of the green, dirty ogre named Shrek. Shrek the Musical was brought to life the past two weekends by the incredibly talented Community Theater of Howell (CTH). The cast members went above and beyond for this show and blew me away completely. By Business Manager: Megan Killop

Musings from the front row

Musings from the front row

Kyra Moen, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014

Recently, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend a concert for the indie pop band, The 1975. Admittedly, this was not my first time going to see this band in concert, (and most likely not my last), it was an experience that easily topped the first concert of theirs I attended. By Staff Writer: Kyra Moen

CTH presents Shrek the Musical

CTH presents Shrek the Musical

Megan Killop, Business Manager

November 10, 2014

The Community Theater of Howell (CTH) is putting on a production of “Shrek The Musical.” The cast has been hard at work preparing for the show since August. Come see this family-friendly,  classic tale of an unexpected hero. Bring friends and family to Howell’s Freshman Campus auditorium on November...

Horror movies to enjoy this fall

Horror movies to enjoy this fall

Michael Gottschalk, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014

It's the best time of the year to try to scare yourself and your friends, and what better way to do that then go see a scary movie? 2014 had a few films that just might make your spine tingle and your hair stand straight up. Here are two recent movies that have a scary-feel to them. Probably the most...

HHS auditorium being renamed for Choir Director

HHS auditorium being renamed for Choir Director

Sarah Cortez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2014

During the “First Impressions” choir concert on Thursday, Oct 23 it was announced that the Howell High School Auditorium will be renamed the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center at the conclusion of the 2015-2016 school year. The auditorium will be named in honor of Bushey, for the lasting and lifelong...

Fall TV: new and returning shows

Fall TV: new and returning shows

Jada Boprie, Feature Editor

November 3, 2014

While most people are sipping pumpkin spice lattes and bundling up in sweaters, in autumn I can be found catching up on all the new fall TV. This year, we have a slew of new and returning shows. Returning, we have American Horror Story: Freak Show, The Big Bang Theory, and Elementary. New shows include St...

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