New Year, but is it really a new you?

New Year, but is it really a new you?

Madie Loebig, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When a new year comes around, it's almost as though it’s a new beginning for some people. Resolutions are made throughout the holiday season leading up to the first of January to attempt to change bad habits or add a few good ones. Yet, are these goals made reasonable to those who make them? From we...

Anticipation for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Anticipation for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Alyssa Donahoo, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Rey—the one with the force—steals the spotlight in the upcoming Star Wars: The last Jedi on Dec. 15, 2017. Tickets are now on sale at MJR 20 in Brighton. Purchasing the tickets in advance online for $11 is the only way to guarantee a seat to feel the force the night of Dec. 14 at midnight. There i...

Price Harry engaged to actress Meghan Markle

Price Harry engaged to actress Meghan Markle

Sydney Croghan, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Prince Harry announced his engagement to American actress, Meghan Markle, on Nov. 27. The couple have been in a relationship since the summer of 2016. However, they decided to keep it quiet until Nov. of 2016.   The relationship between Prince Harry, 33, and Markle, 36, drew criticism due to the fa...

Justice League is a ‘super’ disapointment

Justice League is a ‘super’ disapointment

Aedin Seck, Copy Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

On Nov. 17, DC Comics released their highly anticipated Justice League movie. Starring iconic heroes, fans around the world excitedly awaited the film’s release. Unfortunately, box office sales came in below the expected mark, falling just short of $100 million. The film follows Bruce Wayne (played by Ben ...

Lighting up Howell for the holidays

Lighting up Howell for the holidays

Madie Loebig, Staff Writer

November 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, Nov. 24, come join the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation as they celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season for their 34th annual Fantasy of Lights extravaganza. At 3 p.m., the festivities will begin at the historic Howell Opera House; the Fantasy of Art will display handmade...

How Thor: Ragnarok became Marvel’s funniest movie yet

How Thor: Ragnarok became Marvel’s funniest movie yet

Sydney Croghan, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Fall’s most anticipated film, Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok, was released on Nov. 3.  Ragnarok is the third installment in the Thor trilogy.  The movie was extremely hyped up due to its seemingly drastic departure from the previous two Thor movies.  There were also many new characters and settings ...

HHS pom is back to back champions

HHS pom is back to back champions

Ricky Gottschalk, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Sunday Nov. 5, Howell Varsity Pompon team competed in an annual high kick competition. The pom team practiced religiously in order to prepare, doing three hour practices nearly every day. “One hundred percent dedication” junior Karra Brown says. Pom also had a lock in a couple nights...

Sunday massacre: 26 dead in Texas

Sunday massacre: 26 dead in Texas

Alyssa Donahoo, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Sunday Nov. 5, 2017, a mass shooting took place in Sutherland Springs, Texas, in a first baptist church. This shooting now ranks the top five deadliest shootings in the nation. Devin Patrick Kelley, the 26 year old who mercilessly killed 26 people; the ages ranging from eighteen month to seventy seven...

Addam’s family moves to the HHS stage

Addam’s family moves to the HHS stage

Madie Loebig, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Auditions for the new hit production, The Addams Family, will be occurring at Howell High School this upcoming week. They will be held at the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center starting at 3p.m. on Tues. Nov. 14 through Thurs. Nov. 16. Mr. Brendan Closz will be available after school on the days lea...

Storm of predictability in 109 minutes

Storm of predictability in 109 minutes

Alyssa Donahoo, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

On Oct. 20, Geostorm was released with much anticipation for an action-packed, end of the world movie. The movie told the story of the deadly geostorm caused by a project called Dutch Boy, created to eliminate worldwide natural disasters. This program was created by Jake Lawson (played by Gerard But...

Help HHS can hunger

Help HHS can hunger

Skylar Dye, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Instead of letting dusty cans go to waste, donate them to Howell High School’s canned food drive. Last year, HHS collected a total of 13,000 cans and this year they plan to achieve their goal of 24,000. Starting Nov. 1 through Nov. 24, students attending HHS at the 10-12 building will have boxes ...

HHS production Almost, Maine is almost here

HHS production Almost, Maine is almost here

Nolan Saylor, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Howell High School’s production of Almost, Maine hits the stage this weekend at the Rod Bushy Performing Arts Center. Performances will be on Fri. Nov. 3 and Sat. Nov. 4 at 7:00 p.m. and a third matinee show at 2:00 p.m. on Sun. Nov. 5. Tickets are available at the door for students for $10 and $12...

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