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  • Senior Class Elects Wells for President

    Senior Class Elects Wells for President

    Emily Rice, Editor-in-Chief

    January 30, 2018

    “Keeping it honest and keeping it real.” As the second semester of the 2017-2018 school year kicks into gear, Hagan Wells and John Janes are tackling student government using this motto. The senior class recently elected Wells as class president and Janes, vice president. However, in addition to working to fulfill the needs of the senior class, they also intend to tackle any issues that may affect the entire student body. “We are...

    Hagan Wells and John Janes

  • School Calendar as Unpredictable as the Weather

    School Calendar as Unpredictable as the Weather

    Kathryn Gallenstein, Editor-in-Chief

    January 30, 2018

    Calendars are typically rather mundane, but this year’s school calendar is suddenly a popular conversation topic. As of right now, the last day for students, as well as graduation, sits on Friday, May 25. The science behind this is that the end date was originally May 24, but we have missed six inclement weather days and one for the solar eclipse. A total of five days were built into this year’s calendar for just this purpose. The five...

  • Project Grad Brings Fun to Seniors; Program in Need of Volunteers

    Project Grad Brings Fun to Seniors; Program in Need of Volunteers

    Veronica Flack, Multimedia Staff

    January 30, 2018

    Graduation is one of the biggest moments of your life, but what comes after is just as important. Project Grad is a great after-graduation opportunity for seniors to have fun in a safe environment and celebrate their transition into adult life. Project Grad will take place at GRC around 11:30 the night of graduation and will continue until the morning. All activities for seniors are free unless you bring a guest, which is a $10 fee. For...

  • Cinderella’s Closet Makes Dreams Come True

    Cinderella’s Closet Makes Dreams Come True

    Lauren Brinegar, Multimedia Staff

    January 30, 2018

    “Bippity Boppity Boo.” The classic fairy tale, Cinderella, can come true for girls at GRC. Cinderella’s Closet provides dresses to help make girls’ prom dreams come true. The National Honors Society has adopted the tradition of Cinderella’s Closet this year. It was first started by a group of students in 2010. The only change that NHS is bringing is getting racks made by the welding students for the dresses so they are easily accessible...

    From left, Shana Rose, Haily Bush, and Katie Rose pose with the dresses.

    Katlyn Hall

  • Are New Year’s Resolutions Realistic?

    Are New Year’s Resolutions Realistic?

    Harley LeMaster and Jordan Vallejo

    January 26, 2018

    Harley LeMaster Multimedia Staff   New Year, New Plan New Years resolutions, a holiday favorite that is overlooked and often hated on. It’s a very time consuming task of coming up with one thing or multiple things that you’ll do differently this year to be a better you. We all have to admit we’ve all tried to at least accomplish this one year, and many of us turned out to fail. However, this is not due to the fact that ...

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Archery Team Continues to Grow, Become Competitive

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