Battle of the Orchards: Spicer’s Vs. Parshallville

Battle of the Orchards: Spicer’s Vs. Parshallville

Skylar Dye and Ricky Gottschalk

October 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Whether you're in the mood for Michigan grown apples or fresh and delicious cider and doughnuts, then Spicer’s Orchard or Parshallville Cider Mill are both good choices. You can find the two cider mills in Fenton, Michigan, both about 20 minutes away from Howell. While they’re both considered prett...

A letters to the juniors taking the SAT

A letters to the juniors taking the SAT

Lindsey Barnett, Opinion Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Dear juniors,   It’s coming to be that dreadful time of the year, the moment you’ve been preparing for throughout all your years in public schools. This may be considered the most important test of your life, one your teachers have warned you about for years.   That test is t...

The penny pinchers guide to a perfect prom

The penny pinchers guide to a perfect prom

Cayla Maki, Feature Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Prom can be one of the most exciting, yet stressful times for all seniors. Whether it’s the dress shopping or the endless search for a date, prom is full of worries. To have a perfect prom, everyone believes that means spending a lot of money, but here are some ways to save money and still have a ...

Main Four March Madness predictions

Main Four March Madness predictions

Makayla Sapenzia, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

This year NCAA’s March Madness starts on Thursday, Mar. 16 with Princeton vs Notre Dame at 12:15 p.m. Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas, and North Carolina are all one seeds. The championship game will be played on April 3 in Phoenix, Arizona. I predict that Gonzaga, a number one seed, will take on number t...

Lady Gaga killed the superbowl half time show

Lady Gaga killed the superbowl half time show

Sophia Trump and Makayla Sapienza

February 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Super Bowl 51’s halftime show was exciting and was much more positive than last year’s show that latched onto more negative ideas. Things like the police brutality were referred during the show last year. But this year Lady Gaga gave a grand performance eliciting positive energy and creating an energeti...

Trump’s immigration ban: protection or protest?

Aedin Seck and Liz Machnak

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Pro immigration ban: Protecting our citizens Liz Machnak, Staff Writer On Sept. 11, 2001, our nation was faced with a day that will forever stick in the minds of everyone who was involved. That day, 19 terrorists hijacked four commercial airplanes. Two were crashed into the North and South towers ...

Woman’s March takes a global stand

Woman’s March takes a global stand

Sarah Trudeau, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On Jan. 21, people across the world participated in the Women’s March. This peaceful protest was a response to the inauguration of President Trump and for those who fear that their civil rights will be threatened.   Marches took place in cities all over the world such as Washington D.C., Chicago, L...

Music to help you get through midterms

Lauren Hauk, News Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Midterm week can be very stressful for many students. Some find themselves with a limited number of midterms, while others end up drowning in study guides and exams. While Spotify, 8Tracks, and Youtube can be great apps to find pre-made study playlists, they can often become a repetitive list of the...

Fidel Castro passes at age 90

Fidel Castro passes at age 90

Ben Wood, Social Media Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Fri, Nov 25, the world watched as Cuba paid their respects to the passing of their late leader, Fidel Castro. The world felt mixed feelings as people gave both tears and cheers in the aftermath of his passing. While Castro may have been an enemy in the eyes of some Americans, he was still seen as...

Tips and tricks to creating the perfect Halloween Costume

Tips and tricks to creating the perfect Halloween Costume

Sarah Trudeau, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This year, Halloween falls on a Monday. This means having an impressive costume is even more important than it was last year because nearly everyone will be showing them off in the hallways. It’s time to get creative and festive! Here are a few tips and tricks (or treats) to help you create your best Ha...

How to avoid the horrors of Homecoming dress Shopping

How to avoid the horrors of Homecoming dress Shopping

Sarah Trudeau, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For some, homecoming dress shopping is a nightmare. Just the mention of said shopping trip may conjure images of long lines, dollar signs, and that one mom who must put in her two cents about every dress every girl in the dressing room tries on.   “I don’t [enjoy homecoming dress shoppin...

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