• Jazz band concert Jan. 23

  • Winter play "Radium Girls" Jan. 31, Feb 1 & 2

  • Science fair Jan. 26

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‘Sisters’ bond beyond court

‘Sisters’ bond beyond court

Jessica Lu and Jack Wolfe

October 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

Deeply entrenched in the SHS girls’ volleyball program is the tradition of having a big sister or little sister. Each year, the girls on the Varsity team and a few on the JV team are assigned a little sister; the freshmen, in accordance, get paired up with a big sister. The purpose of the progr...

Long cheers through high school

Long cheers through high school

Harsimran Makkad and Anne Marsh

October 6, 2017


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We see them on the sidelines of every game and pep rally. But what is going through cheerleaders’ minds as they chant encouragement and tumble across the court? For senior Hannah Long, it is now second nature. Although, cheerleading has not always been easy, the adjustment period for high school cheer prov...

Soccer kicks into gear

Soccer kicks into gear

Allyson Bonhaus and Morgan Brownell

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Girls JV soccer plays until mid-October, with home and away games for JVA and JVB. This year, due to the high influx of freshmen, there had to be two JV teams, even as some made Varsity. Just as college and professional teams do, both JV and Varsity practice on grass fields at SHS, then play on the...

Soccer spirit supports multiple sclerosis

Soccer spirit supports multiple sclerosis

Lindsey Brinkman and Anisa Khatana

October 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

On Thurs. Oct. 5, the Varsity boys soccer team will be holding Stuff the Stands and Kick it for MS Night at SHS. The team plays Lakota West at 7:00 p.m. Through ticket sales, t-shirt sales, a bake sale, and raffles, the event’s organizers hope to raise at least $2,000 for the National Multiple Sc...

Senior Day calls for underclassmen costumes

Senior Day calls for underclassmen costumes

Madeleine Suh, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

Homecoming dresses and duck slippers? This could only be the results of the annual tennis Senior Day. As the Girls Tennis Team nears the end of the season, they took an afternoon to focus on their Class of 2018 athletes. Over time, it has become a tradition for the senior athletes to dress nicely...

Senior risks it for rugby

Senior risks it for rugby

Maya Goldenberg, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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Rugby is regarded as an incredibly dangerous sport. It is has left 120 players in Great Britain paralyzed, and its injury rates are three times higher than those of soccer. Yet, season after season, millions of cleat-clad players stand ready to take part in this high-contact game. Spectators are left...

Favorite Fall Sport

Favorite Fall Sport

Benjamin Green, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Interactive, Sports

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