We the People take on states competition

We the People take on states competition

Jordyn McConnaughey

February 23, 2016

During the competition the students are broken up into six units and each unit is expected to prepare a four minute statement for the three questions the state judges give them. The students have no idea what the questions will be.

Freshman participates in Poetry Out Loud

Freshman participates in Poetry Out Loud

Lindsey Saba, News Editor

May 5, 2015

Students came from Marquette, Petoskey, Detroit, and many more in order to compete in Poetry Out Loud. One participant in this event, however, arrived in Lansing on Mar. 13 from the halls of the Howell High School Freshman Campus. Her name? Anna Stocker.

Howell’s bands are recognized at local festival

Howell’s bands are recognized at local festival

Megan Killop, Business Manager

March 24, 2015

Howell’s band program had a stellar weekend at Walled Lake Northern’s band festival Saturday, March 14, against their district 4 competitors. The three bands that competed were Concert, Symphonic, and Wind Ensemble. Since December, the bands have been assembling, in and out of school, to perfect their performances. There is only one festival a year, so the past few months for band students are important and slightly stressful.

Freshman compete in Odyssey of the Mind

Freshman compete in Odyssey of the Mind

Kira Cleer, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015

Creative and spontaneous problem solving, teamwork, and regional, state, and world competition are what some of this years class of freshmen expected when they entered into Odyssey of the Mind. According to the website, Odyssey of the Mind “is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college.” Thousands of teams throughout the US and 25 other countries participate.

Mr. (and Ms.) Highlander

Mr. (and Ms.) Highlander

Jordyn McConnaughey, Social Media Editor

February 12, 2015

Over the past years Howell High has had a contest which allows 9th-12th grade boys to compete for the title of “Mr. Highlander.” The boys dress up during the Winter Fest spirit week and try to be as spirited as possible while collecting money to donate to the St. Baldrick’s foundation for childhood cancer. The winner not only receives the prestigious title, but a cash prize of $200. However, I see one problem with this contest, it has been only offered to boys.

Howell Pom takes 3rd at High Kick championship

Howell Pom takes 3rd at High Kick championship

Ian Stone, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

The Howell High School Pompon squad took 3rd at the Mid-American Pompon High Kick Championship on Nov 9th at the SVSU Ryder Center. Howell's team finished 3rd with 289 points, right behind Garden City who finished 2nd with 291.5 points. Plymouth took home the gold in this competition with the winning count of 294.5 points. This comes after Howell's 1st place finish last year at the High Kick championship in medium varsity.

Freshman team compete in Poetry Out Loud

Freshman team compete in Poetry Out Loud

Kira Cleer, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

Poems were recited by 17 freshmen at the first annual Poetry Out Loud National Recitation contest. Armed with only a microphone and their chosen poems, students competed for the chance to move on to compete in the state finals in East Lansing for a prize of $200, an all expense paid trip to Washington D.C. to compete in national finals, and a $500 stipend for their school to spend on books.

Mr. Highlander competition

Mr. Highlander competition

Alexa Skonieski, Social Media Editor

January 22, 2015

If you want to be crowned the most spirited student in Howell High School, sign up for the annual Mr. Highlander Competition. To be apart of the competition, you must participate in activities during the week, to show your green and gold spirit. Several students create the activities to see who will be the real winner. By Alexa Skonieski

We the People prepares for state competition

We the People prepares for state competition

Rachel Cichon, Editor-in-Chief

January 7, 2015

We the People, a class at Howell High School that studies constitutional law and takes their knowledge to competitions at local, state and potentially national levels, has their second hearing on Friday, January 9. The class, led by teacher Mrs. Kristie Shantry, will go to Michigan’s capital to compete in their state competition. By Editor-in-Chief: Rachel Cichon

Howell Pompon takes 3rd at state competition

Howell Pompon takes 3rd at state competition

Ian Stone, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014

The Howell High School pompon squad took 3rd at the Mid-American Pompon High Kick Championship on Nov 9 at the SVSU Ryder Center. Howell's team finished 3rd with 289 points, right behind perennial pompon powerhouse Garden City who finished 2nd with 291.5 points. Plymouth took home the gold in this competition with the winning count of 294.5 points. This comes after Howell's 1st place finish last year at the High Kick championship in medium varsity. By Staff Writer: Ian Stone

We the People: Shantry is the law

We the People: Shantry is the law

Evan Webster, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014

Shantry is the law, this is the motto of the We the People class of Howell High School. With only 21 students in the class, it isn’t that well known around the school. It is taught by Ms. Kristine Shantry and is a class based on learning about the government and taking that knowledge to compete in...

Howell varsity Pompom prepares for upcoming competition

Howell varsity Pompom prepares for upcoming competition

Kaylee Hamilton, InDesign Editor

October 8, 2014

Staff Writer Kaylee Hamilton writes of the upcoming statewide High Kick competition of Howell's Pom team.

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