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  • September 20Seniors Breaunna Dowdy, Nathan Erickson, Keaton Jones & Lacey Leatherland are National Merit Commended Scholars.

  • September 1The Lady Falcon varsity & JV tennis teams brought home the win, 18-6, over SMW.

  • September 1Helmi Vuorimaa, senior, took 1st place individually in the varsity girls cross country at the SMS quad on Aug. 30.

  • September 1The guys cross country team placed 1st with a perfect score at the SMS quad at JCCC on Aug. 30.

Staff reflects on their successes

Jamie Pellikaan, Co-Editor

May 10, 2017

Filed under Staff editorial

As the end of the year draws closer, the editorial board has begun looking back at the endeavors we have made. Be it school, personal, or newspaper achievements, we had a lot to be proud of. Christian Cortes, senior and...

Staff offers Prom ideas and advice

April 18, 2017

Filed under Staff editorial

With Prom just around the corner, the Eyrie staff has some suggestions. Juniors and seniors on the staff were asked what they think is the most important when planning Prom. Many said having good music is essential. A few...

Theater department takes on tough plays

Khadija Ceesay, Reporter

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Staff editorial

The theater department is to be commentated for taking on the challenge of presenting difficult theater, like Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” and Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” which will be performed May 4- 6. It...

Staff talks safety of sex education

Maddie Kindig, Reporter

March 8, 2017

Filed under Staff editorial

Learning about sex education in high schools is something every student is familiar with. But how much do the schools really teach students? A majority of the staff said the teaching was very vague and didn’t go in de...

Second Chance not understood

Lauri Hoedl, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2017

Filed under Staff editorial, Uncategorized

What is Second Chance Breakfast? It seems no one on the newspaper staff really knows—or appreciates it. Perhaps they have not noticed the kiosk in front of the auditorium after first hour. Perhaps they just don’t like change. But...

Vegetarian life has many perks

Maddie Kindig, Reporter

December 5, 2016

Filed under Staff editorial

Omnivores often associate vegans and vegetarians with some fairly negative and misleading stereotypes. Unfortunately, these stereotypes may keep these omnivores from considering the much healthier lifestyle for themselves. The...

GSA and SASH spread message

Maddie Kindig, Reporter

October 26, 2016

Filed under Staff editorial

Whether it’s passing out lollipops with inspiring messages attached, hanging up posters, or creating a Spirit Week., Gay Straight Alliance and Students Achieving Social Harmony have made a definite impression on the student...

Staff speaks on sexism in society

Jamie Pellikaan, Co-Editor

September 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff editorial

The 21st century. Though a new century has started, that does not negate the ongoing social struggles for gender equality in this country. However, because it is the beginning of a new century, many believe the issue has ...

Looking ahead: goals for the year

Jamie Pellikaan, Co-Editor

August 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff editorial

As a new school year begins, we here at The Eyrie hope to accomplish many things before we walk out the doors next May and want you, the readership, to be informed on these goals and included in helping us make them a reality. Social...

Students urged to use caution

Jamie Pellikaan, Opinion Editor

April 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff editorial

Every spring seems to usher in a desire to break loose, so unwise choices happen more frequently. Things can escalate even more when Prom is factored in. The Eyrie staff feels as though this season is not to be taken lightly....

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