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Long Term Care Facilities Face Greater Challenges Than Ever

April 10, 2020

By: Sydney Mejia Staff Reporter   For a few weeks now, people across the country have had to social distance themselves from others. More extreme measures have had to be taken in order to protect the residents at  l...

School’s Out: The schooling dilemma across the country

April 9, 2020

By Halle Benson Entertainment Editor   Everyone thought that 2020 was going to be THE year, but at this point in the year, it is clear that this is not the year.  With the COVID-19 quickly spreading in the U...

Getting the Gold: Majorettes travel to Holland for world competition

March 1, 2020

By Sydney McDermott, Copy Editor “I joined the majorettes because I wanted to be a part of something in high school,” junior Lindsey Scholz said. She definitely accomplished her goal as this year on April 8-12, she and ot...

Rodents and bugs discover fine arts smorgasbord

March 1, 2020

by Natalie Fedde “Is that a prop or is that a dead mouse?” asked student teacher Casey Allen during a tour of the fine arts department on her first day at Millard South. It was, in fact, a dead mouse. While Allen loves...

District concern for mental wellness brings therapy to schools

February 27, 2020

By Maddy Leland Staff Reporter   “There’s definitely a stigma...Most times students won’t want to be recognized as the one who goes to therapy,” said Millard South’s social worker, Mindy Kniefl. When aske...

Teen shoots for a future in film

November 4, 2019

by Isabel Robb - Editor in Chief Lights, camera, action! Career academies are a great way to test out what you may be interested in pursuing a career in before you get to college. These academies are offered to juniors a...

Teen firefighter prepares for a career of service

March 1, 2019

by Kristin Kaipust Editor-in-Chief Senior Tanner Spencer’s only time off his job is during the school day. As a part time firefighter and volunteer EMT, Spencer works at the station every other day. He remains on call at ...

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