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The Boy Who Taught

The Boy Who Taught

KiaraS, Co-editor-in-chief

March 28, 2018

After the Harry Potter series was written by JK Rowling, it opened the floodgates of creativity and adventure for children and young adults around the world. The fascinating tale of a young orphaned boy who sets off to defeat the worst wizard of all time captivated a wide audience from the start. It...

Damaging Entertainment

Damaging Entertainment

LeahT, Reporter

April 19, 2017

Disclaimer: My opinions are purely based off of the few episodes I have seen and the actual book "Thirteen Reasons Why" For many, ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ is purely entertainment. The show recently aired on Netflix and is currently blowing up, especially with the younger crowd. I myself read the book ...

Book Review: The Third Woman

Book Review: The Third Woman

ColinH, Copy Editor

March 21, 2017

If you're looking for a really good book and you’re into a mix of thriller and dystopia, The Third Woman by journalist Jonathan Freedland might be a good book for you. It’s a work of fiction, but it's honestly a much more realistic kind of dystopian fiction than the Hunger Games or Divergent. ...

Genius: Beyond The Lyrics

Genius: Beyond The Lyrics

Sarah W, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017

A lot of people know the website “Genius,” (www.genius.com) for the site’s annotations and lyrics for just about any song, but the site has more than just lyrics to songs. For sophomores reading To Kill a Mockingbird  or freshmen reading A Tale of Two Cities , Genius supplies line by line anno...

Harry Potter from Fresh Eyes

Harry Potter from Fresh Eyes

LeahT, Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2016

For the first time ever, I have just completed the Harry Potter series. Yes, I know, someone just now reading the epic series after growing up in the age of The Boy Who Lived sounds completely unrealistic, but it's true. I wasn't allowed to read them and didn't see a point when I actually could. I'd...

In the Mind of a Killer

In the Mind of a Killer

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2016

I recently read a new book by the name of “I Hunt Killers” by Barry Lyga for the book club here at school. If you are a Dexter fan, this is the book for you. This book allows you to look into the mind of someone who is unable to figure out his own thought processes due to a very atrocious childhood. ...

Harry Potter and the Order of Teen Angst

Harry Potter and the Order of Teen Angst

LeahT, Entertainment Editor

October 6, 2016

This book really made me want to punch 15 year old Harry Potter right in his 'Chosen One' face. The book starts up the summer after sweet old Voldemort killed Cedric Diggory, Harry's opponent and sort of ally in Goblet of Fire. Harry is stuck at the Dursly's and has not heard from anyone from the...

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