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Column: The Cheer Life – Cheer to Win

March 31, 2019

Competitions are a big deal in the cheerleading world. We work months before the competition just perfecting every move and every stunt making sure it's competition ready. We have after school practices of just working on the motions and stunts . We can't forget to...

Book Review: Owls rule in ‘Ga’Hoole’

H. Lopez, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019

This week’s book review is the series of Guardians of Ga’Hoole by Kathryn Lasky. The main storyline of the books are about, well, owls. After Soren, a barn owl, gets pushed out of his nest by his older brother Kludd, a group of special trained owls tak...

Column: The Cheer Life – Stunts

A. Myers, Staff Cartoonist, Staff Writer

February 23, 2019

Stunts Cheer stunts can be very complicated it takes a lot of skill to do advanced stunts. You don't have to be a professional stunter you can be a beginner to do stunts. Some of my favorite stunts are a cradle, a full, and ...

Book Review: Feline ‘Warriors’ pounce at the chance for life in the wild

H. Lopez, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Warriors, the adventurous book series in which cats of different clans fight to survive in the wretched wilderness, is the book for this week! As of 2019, there are six of the books in total, the 6th series set coming out this...

Review: Spongebob all-stars get buff in latest live-action film

J. Davis, Research Specialist, Columnist

January 3, 2019

I am by no means a movie critic. I have just seen the movie a couple of times over the past 3 ¾  years and would like to state my opinion on the movie. This is a comedy and kiddie kind of movie, so don’t take my opinion 100%...

Review: Jumanji reboot promises LOL adventures

R. Chehab, Anchor

January 3, 2019

Having just seen Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, I am able to tell you that you won’t be disappointed! This action-comedy movie is sure to have you laughing out loud, and have you on the edge of your seat. This movie stars...

Review: ‘Beauty’ proves that chicks dig libraries  

S.Batres, Lead Research Specialist, Sports Reporter

January 3, 2019

Beauty And The Beast was an amazing movie to watch, as was the cartoon movie of it. The newest real life movie was similar to the book and cartoon movie, but better and much more detailed. I really enjoyed watching the live-action mov...

Review: “Spider Pig, Spider Pig” steals the show in The Simpsons Movie

Z. Mitchell, RO:In the Know Anchor

January 3, 2019

The lake in the town of Springfield (state unknown) is  highly polluted and one more thing thrown in it could make everything bad. This animated comedy has a seriously ominous beginning.  At church, Homer’s father Abe Simpson (Da...

Review: Disney’s ‘Wrinkle’ sends good vibrations for the entire family

L. Rodgers, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019

The 2018 movie A Wrinkle In Time is about a girl, Meg Murry (Stormie Reid) and her little brother, Charles Wallace (Deric McCabe) who have been without their father, Mr. Murry (Chris Pine), for five years.  Joined by Meg’s...

Review: Dragon Ball Z sends anime into mainstream culture

S. Cook, Senior Staff Writer, Anchor

January 3, 2019

Dragon Ball and Dragon Ball Z are masterpieces that brought shounen anime to the West and basically made the formula that many shounen anime of today follow. But what makes this show so special? Well to get to that we nee...

Review: Jaws is a guppie compared to ‘The Meg’

Stew E., Business Manager

January 3, 2019

Hi guys its your boy and I’m telling you a little bit about The Meg. I just got back from watching it and it’s pretty cool however some scenes are just messed up. Those of you who don’t know what I am talking about The Meg is...

Review: Twisting up a Storm

A. Williams, Student writer

January 3, 2019

I have seen this movie over a hundred times. Twister came out in 1996, and is about university professor, Dr.Jo Harding  (Helen Hunt). Harding and a group of students make a groundbreaking discovery when her husband, Bill (Bill Paxton) creates Dorothy, a t...

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