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Roses fill my brain

Roses fill my brain

December 20, 2019

Before I met you, my mind was bare—or so I thought it was. Others’ brains were filled to the brim with works of beauty: carnations surrounding their cerebrums, bluebells wrapping around their brain...

Zac Richards has found his passion through the lens of a camera

Zac Richards has found his passion through the lens of a camera

December 18, 2019

Senior Zac Richards is left-handed. While this small detail may seem insignificant, it actually represents him well. Scientifically, it has been proven that left-handed people are generally more artistic...

I want to go to Wonderland

I want to go to Wonderland

December 13, 2019

Every afternoon, I return to my home. There’s nothing wrong with my humble abode, but I often find it repetitive. I come home at the same time every day; I perform the same after-school routine. There...

The cameras of FX have faces behind them

The cameras of FX have faces behind them

December 6, 2019

FX teacher Jeff Manders’ métier is film. He loves the art of it, and he has been improving his cinematic skills for a long time. “I worked in TV for about 10 years,” Manders said, “and then...

The Report redefined my previous premonitions about historical movies

The Report redefined my previous premonitions about historical movies

December 4, 2019

I was born in 2003. I never experienced the horror of the 9/11 attacks, and I likely never will experience that terror; however, I find the events, reactions, and long-term effects of 9/11 extremely significant...

TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2019: Molly Dixon

TCT’s The Countless Thanks 2019: Molly Dixon

November 25, 2019

My mom and dad—for being the most contrasting, yet harmonious duo I am so thankful to have such a great pair of people to guide me through life. When you work together, you are always able to make...

The inner-workings of an unsure ambivert

The inner-workings of an unsure ambivert

November 22, 2019

From the moment I was born, they were there, surrounding me like vultures waiting for a look at their prey: people. I came into this world and was immediately coddled and caressed by my three siblings. As...

Ben Rogala uses his extraordinary endurance to succeed in swim and life

Ben Rogala uses his extraordinary endurance to succeed in swim and life

November 20, 2019

Freshman Ben Rogala has tried almost every sport you can think of.  His arsenal of attempted athletics is quite substantial: basketball, football, baseball, and soccer. From a young age, Ben was always...

I like the snow

I like the snow

November 15, 2019

I like the snow. For most, the cascading creations of the clouds bring a feeling of gloominess. They remind those who hope and yearn for warm temperatures all year long that the heat and happiness...

Judy tells the tragic story of Judy Garland’s life—beyond the rainbow

Judy tells the tragic story of Judy Garland’s life—beyond the rainbow

November 8, 2019

When most people think of Judy Garland, one thing comes to mind: The Wizard of Oz. Garland played Dorothy in the 1939 film and became an immediate American sweetheart upon its release. She started filming...

Paella day created an easygoing learning environment for Spanish students

Paella day created an easygoing learning environment for Spanish students

November 6, 2019

Spanish teacher Tammie Dykhouse enjoys unearthing Spanish culture and all that it has to offer. Dykhouse indulges in many aspects of the culture and loves sharing one part of it with her students in...

K-12 exceeded its exceptional expectations

K-12 exceeded its exceptional expectations

October 10, 2019

Melanie Martinez’s new collection of songs may be based on school-related experiences, but the content of her album is anything but elementary. K-12, Melanie Martinez’s sophomore album, creates...

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