Freshmen’s first year of high school

Story by Jada Metze Each school year new upcoming freshmen arrive with different mindsets in contrast to the ideals they had in middle school, and graduating freshman transition into their later high school years with new goals, challenges and obstacles starting the next journey in their life. Students entering and exiting their high school journey … Continue reading Freshmen’s first year of high school

Bailey Payne living out his dream of being a successful tricker

Story by Anjali McDaniel and Photo by Kelly Payne Tricking, flipping, successful, energetic, loving, and smart. These are just some of the words that Bailey Payne’s family and teachers use to describe him as he goes on to become an important tricker in the US. “I’m super proud of how social and polite Bailey has … Continue reading Bailey Payne living out his dream of being a successful tricker

Jack Payne breaks the glass ceiling

Story by Christian Banks and Photo from @jackthepayne Flips, kicks, handstands, and tumbling are all component to an up and coming sport called tricking. At the forefront of this aspiring sport is twenty one year old Dutch Fork graduate, Jack Payne. “My definition of tricking is expression through body movement whether that’s handstands, stretching, flipping, … Continue reading Jack Payne breaks the glass ceiling

Dance department showcases talents from throughout the year

Story and Photos by Alexandria Sessions Hard work to any dancer is being able to stick that landing, stay on beat, and mirror the emotions of a song into the choreography, and this is exactly what the Dutch Fork dance department accomplished on Thursday and Friday night. As makeup palettes and dance shoes scatter across … Continue reading Dance department showcases talents from throughout the year