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  • Fashion Forward
    Arts & Life, Community News

    Fashion Forward

    Nicholas Ronk, Senior Newswriter

    May 9, 2017

    Just three years after graduating, Brandon Rose (’14) has launched a high-end fashion company, while pursuing a double major in Kinesiology and Business Management at the University of Alabama. “I am loving every minute of it,” Rose said. “I also love and appreciate the knowledge I am receiving over my peers as school cannot teach the hands-on...

    CEO Brandon Rose ('14) sitting in his office.

  • Captains lead team to national qualifiers
    News

    Captains lead team to national qualifiers

    Lauren Gaubert, Reporter

    March 20, 2017

    Under the leadership of captains Alexa DeCarlo and Ann Plat, the speech and debate teams have more students qualifying for state and national tournaments than in previous years. DeCarlo, a three-year member, is captain of the speech team. “I really enjoyed being a member on the team and watching others perform, so being a captain just seemed like a ...

    The speech and debate team displaying their trophies after a tournament.

  • Here she is…
    Arts & Life, Uncategorized

    Here she is…

    Pooja Krishna, Editor

    February 24, 2017

    Amelia Mugavero maneuvers her baton with a whip-like fluidity. She is a lion tamer and her baton is the ferocious beast she controls with elegance and poise. Her flips and spins cut through the fast-paced music that drapes the stage. The audience is mesmerized. A baton twirler since the age of 4, Amelia, class of 2012, was the feature twirler at ...

    Photo provided by A. Mugavero

  • Seniors start a new tradition
    School News

    Seniors start a new tradition

    Lauren Gaubert, Reporter

    October 6, 2016

    Twenty-five seniors attended the inaugural Kairos Retreat Sept. 1-4. The retreat is designed to promote spiritual growth while allowing students to develop new friendships and have fun with their teachers and peers. Kairos typically consists of many personal testimonies and small group discussions that lead participants to a deeper understanding of ...

    The seniors who attended the retreat gathered for a group photo when they returned to school.

  • Athenaeum updates emphasize collaboration and connectivity
    News, School News

    Athenaeum updates emphasize collaboration and connectivity

    Pooja Krishna, Editor

    May 26, 2016

    The Athenaeum has been undergoing renovations from late fall of 2015 and these changes are scheduled to be completed by the end of May. New furniture, power stands, and low profile strips are only a few of the changes to be implemented. “The Athenaeum should be the hub of the school where all the action takes place,” Holly Hammonds, the Coordinator...

    New seating includes padded risers, a "nook" and raised bar stools.

John 20: 30-31

"Jesus performed many other signs...that are not recorded in this work.  But those written here have been recorded so that you may come to believe."...

New year, new courses

Pooja Krishna and Lauren Gaubert, Editor and Reporter

Three new courses will be offered next year: a freshman seminar class, philosophy, and a leadership class. Each of these classes will be semester-long electives. Ms...

May 18, 2017

Fashion Forward

Fashion Forward

Nicholas Ronk, Senior Newswriter

Just three years after graduating, Brandon Rose (’14) has launched a high-end fashion company, while pursuing a double major in Kinesiology and Business Management at the...

May 9, 2017

Class of 2021 will take freshman seminar

Mary Grace Theis, Newspaper Reporter

Out with the old and in with the new. Next year, all freshmen will be required to take the one-semester Freshman Seminar, designed to help them acclimate to campus life. ...

May 5, 2017

Jonte named Teacher of the Year

March 21, 2017

Science teacher Jane Jonte was selected as the 2016-17 Teacher of the Year.

Captains lead team to national qualifiers

Captains lead team to national qualifiers

March 20, 2017

Under the leadership of captains Alexa DeCarlo and Ann Plat, the speech and debate teams have more students qualifying for state and national tournaments than in previous years. DeC...

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Fashion Forward

Fashion Forward

Nicholas Ronk, Senior Newswriter

Just three years after graduating, Brandon Rose (’14) has launched a high-end fashion company, while pursuing a double major in Kinesiology and Business Management at the...

May 9, 2017

A Love Story Continued

Mary Grace Theis, Newspaper

A year and a half after Nick Schiele proposed to Katie Boggs, the couple said their “I-do’s” at the altar and were bound as husband and wife. The Schieles decided ...

March 8, 2017

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