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Kicking history into new heights
A day in the life of a ‘Lunch Lady’
The Birthday Boy

The Birthday Boy

May 8, 2017

A decade of service in the Panther Pit
Concussion Controversy: All About Recognition
From Teacher to Student and Back Again

From Teacher to Student and Back Again

Richard Pfeifer, Kirkwood High School

Colleen Curran, Special School District (SSD) teacher, attempts to compile her laptop, school supplies and homework on her way out of her front door. She steps out into the...

September 15, 2017

Students watch eclipse outside of school

Students watch eclipse outside of school

Mahika Mushini, Marquette High School

For nearly a month, the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse has been a hot topic in most discussions. It was the first solar eclipse visible in the contiguous US since Feb. 26, 1979,...

September 13, 2017

Starr’s Mill senior returns from the Phantom Regiment

Starr’s Mill senior returns from the Phantom Regiment

Amy Orr, Starr's Mill High School

Senior Ryan Ragsdale recently returned from his summer spent marching with the Phantom Regiment, making him the first Starr’s Mill student to march in Drum Corps International...

September 13, 2017

475 Days

475 Days

Lauren Teixeira, Ludlow High School

I’ve been waiting for today for 475 days, Alexandra Silva thought to herself as her orthopedist told her she was cleared to play soccer. It was July 14, 2016, and Alexandra,...

June 1, 2017

“Orange is the New Black” is also the Color of Success for alumni Heather Jeng Bladt

“Orange is the New Black” is also the Color of Success for alumni Heather Jeng Bladt

Ryen Hernandez, Bernardo Yorba Middle School

While most middle school students fill their after-school hours with homework, sports, and social media, Heather Jeng Bladt, an alumni of BYMS, Esperanza High School and USC’s...

June 1, 2017

Handprint for Kesten added to senior wall

Handprint for Kesten added to senior wall

Olivia Farmer, Baldwin High School

The sister of Ty Kesten, the Baldwin student who died in a motocross accident last year, added her handprint to the senior wall over the weekend as a tribute to her brother. That...

May 31, 2017

Emerson teen raises awareness of friend’s battle with cancer

Emerson teen raises awareness of friend’s battle with cancer

Nina O'Connell, Emerson Junior-Senior High School

Jaiden Mason, a sophomore at Emerson Junior-Senior High School, is on a mission to help save her friend’s life. Her friend and neighbor, 14-year-old Natalie Lopac, has been...

May 31, 2017

Thin blue line

Thin blue line

Grant Schlichting, Cannon Falls High School

It’s eleven O’clock on a Saturday night and Officer Paul Larson has just pulled over a rusted green blazer that has a tail light out. As he steps out of the squad car...

May 31, 2017

Walking to remember

Walking to remember

May 30, 2017

Joanna Connors cannot stand cancer. So instead she walks. On Oct. 8, 2014, the unimaginable happened....

Wayzata’s First Honorary Diploma

Wayzata’s First Honorary Diploma

May 30, 2017

On Wednesday May 10th Esther Reichert Begam, an 88 year old Holocaust survivor received Wayzata’s first...

Community Bands Together to ‘Strike Out ALS’

Community Bands Together to ‘Strike Out ALS’

May 26, 2017

On May 18th, 2017, Patchogue-Medford High School held its third annual ALS walk as part of the ALS Ride...

“13 Reasons Why”: Important conversations parents should be having with their children

“13 Reasons Why”: Important conversations parents should be having with their children

May 25, 2017

Parents and their children can sometimes be speaking different languages when it comes to understanding...

From Teacher to Student and Back Again

From Teacher to Student and Back Again

Richard Pfeifer, Kirkwood High School

Colleen Curran, Special School District (SSD) teacher, attempts to compile her laptop, school supplies and homework on her way out of her front door. She steps out into the...

September 15, 2017

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Students watch eclipse outside of school

Students watch eclipse outside of school

Mahika Mushini, Marquette High School

For nearly a month, the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse has been a hot topic in most discussions. It was the first solar eclipse visible in the contiguous US since Feb. 26, 1979,...

September 13, 2017

Recent News Stories

Handprint for Kesten added to senior wall

Wayzata’s First Honorary Diploma

Students make-up AP exams due to flooding

AP tests stress students, security alike

“Orange is the New Black” is also the Color of Success for alumni Heather Jeng Bladt

“Orange is the New Black” is also the Color of Success for alumni Heather Jeng Bladt

Ryen Hernandez, Bernardo Yorba Middle School

While most middle school students fill their after-school hours with homework, sports, and social media, Heather Jeng Bladt, an alumni of BYMS, Esperanza High School and USC’s...

June 1, 2017

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

“13 Reasons Why”: Important conversations parents should be having with their children

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 takes theaters across the universe by meteor storm

March Book Madness Musters Magic

A Positive Verdict: NBC’s ‘Trial & Error’ is hilarious and brilliant

New York’s new college plan shows little ‘HOPE’ for affordable college

New York’s new college plan shows little ‘HOPE’ for affordable college

Mitchell Smith, Starr's Mill High School

The state of New York has recently made history. A new law passed allowed families making under $100,000 to have access to free in-state tuition at New York public colleges...

May 5, 2017

Recent Opinions Stories

Preparing for AP exams? Here are the do’s and don’ts

Against our will: Taking AP tests is now forced upon teenagers

Schools neglect the biological clocks of teens

Gender inequality in sporting event attendance can be corrected

475 Days

475 Days

Lauren Teixeira, Ludlow High School

I’ve been waiting for today for 475 days, Alexandra Silva thought to herself as her orthopedist told her she was cleared to play soccer. It was July 14, 2016, and Alexandra,...

June 1, 2017

Recent Sports Stories

A little glove in your heart

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

1992 baseball team reunites

The LAX Community: A Glimpse into Safety Measures

Showcasing great student journalism from members of the SNO Network
Showcasing great student journalism from members of the SNO Network