The Eyrie

Buff Puff; Boys play volleyball

Morgan Montgomery, Reporter

October 9, 2019

Buff Puff is a special event in which boys play volleyball, coached by Steve Amershek. “Falcon Flight crew came to me and asked if I wanted to help organize it.” Amershek says. He coaches girls volleyball and teaches Drawing ...

NASA sends new rover to Mars in 2020

Alyson Gad, Reporter

October 4, 2019

       NASA invites students K-12 to participate in a naming contest of their newest rover which is heading to Mars in 2020. This contest is being held until Nov 1, 2019.        The rover’s landing site is located on Je...

Video games and violence

Colton Mudloff

October 1, 2019

Ever since the amount of violence carried out by young people has increased in frequency and severity, people have been blaming the violence on violent video games. The most common claim is that video games desensitize young peop...

The Chinese genome doctor’s trial on genetic editing

Elijah Nichols, Reporter

September 26, 2019

The science community went up in flames on the 25th of Nov. 2018, when the news first went public over the Chinese doctor who went outside of the set legal physician parameters to alter the genomes of two twin baby embryos using ...

Backpacks Weighing Down Students

Emily Selgelid, Reporter

September 24, 2019

Students are not only burdened by their work, but also the weight of it. Papers, binders, textbooks, and basic school supplies add up quickly, sometimes up to 15-18 pounds for high school students. When worn right, backpacks...

Amazon Fire Devastates the Rainforest

Mandi Marstall, Reporter

September 17, 2019

The Amazon Rainforest is on fire and is in dire need of help. The Amazon has been burning for several weeks now. The devastation may be more costly than many people think and can affect our Earth in a big way.  Most of Braz...

Falcon Regiment prepares for Old Settlers parade

Emily Gray, Reporter

September 5, 2019

The Falcon Regiment will be performing at the Old Settlers Day Parade on Sept. 7. Chad Coughlin, director of bands, helps the marching band prepare for the parade.        “We provided the music for marching season, inclu...

Young men isolating themselves from society

Colton Mudloff, Reporter

September 3, 2019

Young men all around the world are abstaining from society in a number of ways. The issue sparked research, starting in Japan, as to why some young men chose to avoid society. These men, called hikikomoris, are traditional sh...

Covered in Obscurity: Clubs

Addison Harper, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

  Covered in Obscurity: Secret Social Gatherings and Organizations Dungeons & Dragons Tucked away in the far corner of the school is a mysterious group of monotonous intellectuals. A group that is few in numbers...

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