Senior Survivor charities: North Star Reach

Senior Survivor charities: North Star Reach

Missy Scharaswak and Briget Stolz

May 20, 2019

Howell High School’s Senior Survivor week raised $135000 for two charities, one of which is North Star Reach.   North Star Reach is a non-profit organization located in Pinckney, Michigan. This camp offers chances to kids battling life-threatening illness and health conditions for a camping experienc...

Senior Survivor charities: Julianna’s Wishes

Senior Survivor charities: Julianna’s Wishes

Sophia Trump, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Last year we lost one of our fellow Highlanders, Julianna Ward-Brown. Julianna touched the lives of many during her 16 years. So much that the class of 2019 decided to award many scholarships in her name. There was a total of seventeen scholarships given out to this year’s senior class. “In her foo...

Don’t sweat the SAT

Don’t sweat the SAT

Missy Scharaswak, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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