Cheerleading Champs

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Dutch Fork girl’s varsity cheerleading won the 4A State Championship last Saturday in Greenville. Check out the gallery for pictures and watch the video if you want to see their full routine.

 

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Mockingjay falls flat

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Opinion by Carina Leaman

You’ve been captivated for the past two books. You preordered the last installment, ran to the mailbox every day, snatched the book from its box and read it in four hours straight.

You shouldn’t have bothered. Read the rest of this entry »

Barnes and Noble brings bookfair back to school

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By Robin Hendricks, Maddie Mason, Lacee Getter

Memories of leaving class, paging through stories and comparing a new book with friends like its a Halloween treat trickle into students’ minds in anticipation of this elementary school tradition brought back to life once again. Read the rest of this entry »

New tests replace HSAP

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By Lacee Getter, Robin Hendricks, and Maddie Mason

Sophomores walk into their assigned HSAP testing classrooms and get ready to take the test that determines if they’re going to graduate or not.

But wait…is this test actually required?

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New band director brings changes

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Clayton walks along side his band as they prepare for their half-time show.
Clayton walks along side his band as they prepare for their half-time show.

By Raleigh Norris, Anna Maria Gardiner, and Hayley Younginer

Music floats down the halls, echoing off of lockers as the beat brings the school to life. Dutch Fork is known for its band, thanks to the longstanding legacies of former directors and has high hopes with the new director added to the Silver Fox staff. Read the rest of this entry »

Annual dodgeball tournament returns with new spin

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Dominic Cothern and Tyler Gasque anxiously wait for the whistle to blow.
Dominic Cothern and Tyler Gasque anxiously wait for the whistle to blow.

By Anna Maria Gardiner, Raleigh Norris, and Hayley Younginer

At the sound of the whistle, red gator skin dodge balls fly across the gym, signaling the start of the annual and greatly anticipated dodgeball tournament, which is hosted by student council each year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dress code should be stricter

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Eddie's hunky ankles
“Bare legs are worse. Beautifully sculpted calves and chiseled knees are magnets for inappropriately timed gazes; leg hair makes girls swoon. If a boy absolutely has to wear shorts, they should cover the knee for any semblance of modesty.”

Satirical Opinion by Carina Leaman

Bared shoulders. Exposed legs. Dangerously low cut shirts.

It’s a wonder any work gets done in schools these days. Students’ wardrobes are too distracting for any real learning to take place during class. Read the rest of this entry »