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Senior Countdown 2019: Seniors from ITS prepare to “exit stage left” with only 13 days left

Sarah Brady, Annie Watsic, Imani Hinton, Maggie Clugston, Hanna Dufresne, Eilis McCormick and Kali Nanavaty celebrate with only 13 days left

by Thomas French, Reporter

May 3, 2019

With only 13 days left, the seniors of the International Thespian Society are ready to finish off their school year. ITS has been involved with many programs and fundraising events, such as Lancer Candy Lane, Oktoberfest face painting, and a Chipotle fundraiser for the musical. The senior members ...

Crew of Beauty and the Beast work on stage pieces and tech : Photo of the Day 3/11/19

Junior Olivia Pietanza and freshman Elena Everett work together to finish a set piece.

by Madeline Hull, Reporter

March 11, 2019

On March 8 the crew of the spring musical, Beauty and the Beast worked specifically on tech and building props before the big performances in April.  For months the cast and crew have been working non stop to ensure a perfect performance. Auditions started in December and since then, rehearsal has...

Drama deep in rehearsal for spring musical “Beauty and the Beast”: Photo of the Day 2/9/19

[left to right] Mr. Dan Lake assists Ashley Perise (Enchantress), Natalie Roth (Young Prince) and Beau Cameron (Student Director) with the prologue

by Thomas French, Repoter

February 11, 2019

On February 6, the cast of the musical Beauty and the Beast worked on the prologue with Mr. Dan Lake, the assistant director. Natalie Roth (Young Prince), Ashley Perise (Enchantress) practiced the setting of the curse with the two student directors Maggie Clugston and Beau Cameron. With the musical in...

National English Honor Society inducts 71 new members: Photo of the Day 11/07/18

The National English Honor Society inducts new members.

by Emily Webb, Editor

November 8, 2018

On November 7, 2018, the National English Honor Society held their annual evening induction. An unusually large group, 71 new members, were inducted.  The ceremony began with opening remarks from the advisor, Natalie Rebetsky. Then, officers were confirmed in their positions and given time to talk about...

Independent Living class bakes cookies: Photo of the Day 9/18/17

Senior Hanna Dufresne carefully takes cookies out of the oven in Mrs. Lane's Independent Living cooking room.

by Haley Enders, Reporter

September 18, 2018

It's the first demo cooking day for the Independent Living students in Mrs. Kate Lane’s class.  Lane’s introduction consisted of a short story about her son’s football game from over the weekend and several other short stories teaching lessons about students in the past who have not followed clas...

Classmates4Life video contest focuses on drug abuse

An image from the video clip

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

March 27, 2018

Catherine Contreras, Timothy Demember, Hanna Dufresne, and Lily Tate, all students who work on the morning announcements, entered videos for the Classmates4Life contest. Voting closed on March 21. The celebration of all county entries was postponed due to snow. The Classmates4Life Drug-Awareness contest ...

Dufresne earns black belt and teaches Tae Kwon Do to children

Hanna Dufresne (second one from the left) performs with her Tae Kwon Do demo team.

by Alicia Nasto, Editor-In-Chief

May 26, 2017

Earning a black belt in Tae Kwon Do is rigorous for anyone at any age. Hanna Dufresne earned her black belt at age 10 and has been training at Sykesville Tae Kwon Do since she was five years old. To reach black belt status, Dufresne had to pass three separate tests: a physical, written, and performance. Sh...

Students vote for their next president in a mock election: Photo of the Day 11/7/2016

Kiley Gales, Class of 2019, votes for the presidential candidate of her choice.

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter

November 7, 2016

Students had the chance to vote for the presidential candidate of their choice as a part of the mock election that took place during all lunch shifts on November 7, 2016. In the cafeteria, a polling booth was set up where all students were welcome to select their choice of president from the four...

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