Don’t sweat the SAT

Don’t sweat the SAT

Missy Scharaswak, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Spring at Howell High brings about students wearing less layers, enjoying the warmer weather, and dreading the long wait until school lets out for summer. However, spring doesn’t just bring joy at Howell High. For the students taking AP classes and SAT’s, spring will be filled with studying for the...

Main Four March Madness predictions

Main Four March Madness predictions

Zach Metz, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2018-19 college basketball season has been one of the most unpredictable seasons ever, and now it’s tournament time. This year, some surprise teams that might come as a shock include Murray State, New Mexico State, and Wofford. Murray State will make a run because of their star player Ja Morant,...

Singing Valentines of 2019

Singing Valentines of 2019

Madeleine Cook, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

When one thinks of Valentine’s Day, flowers and chocolate are usually the first gift ideas that come to mind. However, two groups of musically gifted students at Howell High School put a twist on those gifts with their Singing Valentines. Classicality and Calamity spent the entirety of Valentine’s D...

Lego Movie 2- How Well Does It Piece Together?

Lego Movie 2- How Well Does It Piece Together?

Ricky Gottschalk, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

“The Lego Movie” was a surprising success for a toy brand blockbuster. It proved to be a deep and meaningful movie that brought something new to the table. Since the first film, the franchise has built a great lineup of movies. “The Lego Batman Movie” was a well-received spinoff that offered a fantasti...

Ted Talks come to the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center

Ted Talks come to the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center

Makayla Sapienza, Editor in Chief

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wed, Feb 27, Howell High School is hosting the second annual Ted Talks. This event lets students showcase topics that are important to them, “Ideas Worth Sharing”.   Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the main office and online at www.eventbrite.com. The show will be held in the ...

“Fahrenheit 11/9”: Michael Moore Strikes Back

“Fahrenheit 11/9”: Michael Moore Strikes Back

Cas Morris, News Co-Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

The aftermath of the 2016 presidential election was one that will forever go down in our media’s history as the trigger finger of controversy. As the nation’s culture of easily accessible media makes its way into politics, the product of the consequences is documented by Michael Moore. Moore is hard...

Michigan and Michigan State 2018 Bowl Games

Michigan and Michigan State 2018 Bowl Games

Zach Metz, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Sun. Dec. 2, the College Football Playoff selection committee announced the bowl games for the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans. The Wolverines will play in the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta, on Dec. 29th at noon. Michigan State will travel to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara...

Teachers of Howell High: creating countless Christmas memories

Teachers of Howell High: creating countless Christmas memories

Riley Trochio, Opinion Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Students everywhere wait in anticipation for the beloved winter break to begin, but what about the teachers? While thinking of the mini vacation, we typically think of the students, when in reality the educators may be the ones who value it more.   Joseph Miller has been working at Howell Hig...

Has Christmas lost its meaning

Has Christmas lost its meaning

Ricky Gottschalk and Sadie Boscher

December 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Has Christmas lost its meaning? Staff writer Sadie Boscher and Sports Editor Ricky Gottschalk weigh their opinions. First, let's hear Sadie's argument that Christmas has lost its meaning:   Christmas used to be a celebration for Jesus Christs’ day of birth, but is that really what we cele...

Giving back to the community

Giving back to the community

Kalei Schmitt, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Every year it seems like the holiday season comes earlier and earlier, with Christmas decorations and shopping starting in October.  Stores are now offering their Black Friday deals weeks before Thanksgiving, and according to the National Retail Federation, Americans spend more than $465 billion a ...

Staying safe for winter driving

Staying safe for winter driving

Jordyn Holanda, News Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Winter’s cold weather brings chaos, commotion, and disorder onto the roads every year in Michigan. According to the Federal Highway Administration, over 1,300 people are killed and more than 116,800 people are injured in winter vehicle crashes annually in the US. For new drivers especially, it is v...

2018 Michigan midterm election results

2018 Michigan midterm election results

Jordyn Holanda, News Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Tues, Nov, 6, the state of Michigan held its 2018 midterm election. The newly elected Michigan state governor of the next four years, succeeding Rick Snyder, is democrat Gretchen Whitmer. The election resulted in Witmer’s defeat of republican Attorney General Bill Schuette in the race. The new US senator...

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