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Dance students perform at the dance showcase: Photo of the Day 5/21/19

Dance students perform at the dance showcase: Photo of the Day 5/21/19

by Lindsey Russo, Editor

May 21, 2019

On May 20, dance students held their annual showcase. The theme was "Louder than Words." All of the dances were choreographed by the student choreographers who are in intermediate and advanced classes. They had auditions to choose who they wanted in their dance. The types of dances performed were...

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on November 13. The hallway was crowded with inductees at around 6:30 p.m., lined up and ready to get their pictures taken on the main staircase. The ceremony began with an opening message from Mrs. Durann Ecalono, co-adviser for NHS. The NHS o...

Dance students perform at All-County Dance Showcase: Photo of the day 5/2/18

Dance students perform at All-County Dance Showcase: Photo of the day 5/2/18

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

May 2, 2018

On May 5, 2018, the dance class performed at the annual All-County Dance Showcase at Thomas Johnson High School. The Urbana Dance Program, TJ Dance Program and the Academy for Fine Arts all performed at the showcase for a total of 12 dances. Our dancers performed four dances, each one choreographed...

Dance for Hope recital taps into the giving spirit: Photo of the Day 11/29/17

Dance for Hope recital taps into the giving spirit: Photo of the Day 11/29/17

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

November 29, 2017

It was a packed house for Lily Weaver's Dance for Hope benefit dance recital on November 28th. More than 500 people attended the fundraiser, and the event raised approximately $4,000 to benefit the Weaver family. Junior Lily Weaver is battling Ewing's Sarcoma for the second time. Dance and drama teache...

Dancers showcase their moves: Photo of the Day 5/22/17

Dancers showcase their moves: Photo of the Day 5/22/17

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor

May 23, 2017

Mrs. Angela Smithhisler (@Teacher_Smitty), head of the drama and dance department, had tweeted  "Don't miss the Dance Showcase this Monday at 7. The dancers have worked so hard and it's going to be a great show!" Smithhisler delivered on her promise, and the dancers and tech crew combined to create a show worth a sta...

Kelly Stouffer dances to her own beat

Kelly Stouffer dances to her own beat

by Beau Cameron, Editor

February 24, 2017

Not everyone has what it takes to make it in the competitive arts community. However, at only 15, sophomore Kelly Stouffer is modeling, dancing, and planning her future career in electronics. Stouffer has been dancing for almost 11 years with the Cheryl O’Hara Dance Elite, specializing in ballet,...

Dance class shimmies and shakes through a new semester: Photo of the Day 2/3/17

Dance class shimmies and shakes through a new semester: Photo of the Day 2/3/17

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor

February 3, 2017

For the intermediate and advanced dance classes, Mrs. Angela Smithhisler posed a challenge inspired by So You Think You Can Dance?: "I gave them a mystery iPod with a mystery song on it," said Smithhisler. "They had to choreograph at least two minutes in any style or get extra credit for doing the enti...

Biology students stumped by weird test results: Photo of the Day 9/28/15

Biology students stumped by weird test results: Photo of the Day 9/28/15

by Emily Seth, Reporter

September 28, 2015

On September 28, in Ms. Amber McCauley's first period biology class, students conducted experiments on the functions of enzymes. Enzymes are tiny protein molecules that help speed up chemical reactions within an animal's body and are essential for proper body functions. So, as a preparation for the bioc...

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