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


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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


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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...

Halloween: Is it weekend worthy?

Halloween: Is it weekend worthy?

Maegan Bandemer, News Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For the past 2,000 years in the United States, Halloween has been a widely celebrated holiday every Oct. 31. This holiday urges people to go to haunted houses, carve pumpkins, and most of all, go “trick or treating”, which is the activity of going door to door, asking for candy. Unfortunately, when ...

Dead again… and again… and again

Dead again… and again… and again

Bridget Janis, Indesign Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

A new thriller was added to the collection of movies to terrify you on Friday the Thirteenth. Happy Death Day was released Oct. 13, directed by Christopher B. Landon and produced by Blumhouse. This movie is considered a combination of Groundhog day and Scream, providing a classic slasher movie with a twist. ...

10 DIY costumes to get spooky with this Halloween

10 DIY costumes to get spooky with this Halloween

Skylar Dye, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Gumball Machine What You’ll Need: Plain white shirt, red pants or skirt, a belt, half a pound of assorted pom-poms, construction paper, glue, hot glue gun, and a black sharpie or marker. How to get the Look: Take your white shirt and a glue gun and start to apply your pom-poms all over t...

The pros and cons of Columbus Day

The pros and cons of Columbus Day

Elliott Lassitter and John Wirt

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The con for Columbus Day written by Elliot Lassitter. While Columbus Day is not a widely celebrated holiday, the question of whether or not to celebrate it are definitely up for discussion. As known by many, Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of the New World by none other than Christopher Col...

Attacked by the man in charge

Attacked by the man in charge

Alyssa Donahoo, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Bone chilling accusations have risen from the dust of fear and shame; Harvey Weinstein, movie producer and co-owner of Miramax and Weinstein company is being accused of rape, sexual assault, and harassment. “He physically lured me. There was huge asymmetry of power and control in that room,” Hol...

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