Halloween turns students into outlaws

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Opinion by Abby Beauregard

Diligent nurse, overzealous maid, seductive witch… you get the idea. These are some of the costumes that could potentially line the halls if students were allowed to dress up for Halloween.

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Halloween tradition promotes creativity

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Opinion By Rebekah Street

Colorful leaves, scarecrows, sweaters, pumpkin spice…these are just a few things that define the autumn season. But there is one other thing that springs to everyones’ mind in October: Halloween. Read the rest of this entry »

District receives A rating

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By Maddie Mason, Robin Hendricks, Lacee Getter

Good test scores and all the opportunities that District Five offers  earns them an A rating, making it the only district in the midlands to receive such a score.

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Not just another high school team

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By Becca Spilka, Eddie Bates, and Josh Imholte

It started as an idea, “Why can’t we do that?” After watching the world cup, that was the question senior Nathan Forrester found himself asking. So he got on the phone and talked to everyone he could think of, asking them one question: “Hey, do you want to play soccer?”

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Graham Ellis excels in, out of school

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By Anna Maria Gardiner, Raleigh Norris, and Hayley Younginer

In a senior class of 456 students, it’s not a surprise that making it into the top ten of the class is a challenge. Senior Graham Ellis, number four in the class, accepted this his freshman year and has maintained his spot in the top ten ever since.

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Time to empty your wallets

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Article by: Maddie Mason, Carina Leaman, Raleigh Norris

If there’s one staple when it comes to clichés, it’s the high school dance.

Homecoming or prom; take your pick. There are elaborate plans involved with asking someone to the dance, buying the perfect outfit, waiting with wobbling knees outside their front door to pick them up. But there’s one thing the movies always gloss over.

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Trees cut down for security reasons

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Story by: Rebekah Street, Anna Maria Gardiner, Robin Hendricks

Dutch Fork’s signature trees beside the bell tower are cut down to reveal stumps and patches of mud.

This temporary landscaping project occurred for safety reasons; the tops of the trees were blocking the view of the security cameras that help ensure the safety of the school and its students.

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