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Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi Movie Review

Blakely Dimiero and Peyton Klam

December 19, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television, Opinions

Continuing the billion dollar Star Wars saga, Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi was released Dec. 15  and has already kicked off with the second largest domestic opening weekend at the box office ever, $220 million. The Las...

Sociology experiment tests ‘norms’ at Vandegrift

Chloe Strader, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2017

Filed under Columns, Entertainment

I spent this past semester in Mrs. Legg’s sociology class. We spent the early half of the school year studying the social structure of Vandegrift and the roles we play in that social structure. Once we learned the basics we h...

Underrated Kids Movies that will Thaw your Frozen Heart

Caitlin McKeand, Co-Editor in Chief

December 14, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television, Opinions

Some kids movies you just don’t hear about as much as others. We hear all the time about Disney movies like Frozen, but what about all those childhood movies we would watch when we were younger that taught us just as much as ...

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Review

Peyton Klam, staff reporter

December 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Sometime little changes can make a big difference. This is exactly the case in Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. USUM are reboots of the Sun and Moon games that came out Nov 18. of 2016. Numbers of likable changes make these g...

Movie Review: Dunkirk

Claire Lawrence, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television

The movie Dunkirk, directed by Christopher Nolan, is a thrill setting, dramatic war film that takes place during World War II and follows soldiers that participated in the Dunkirk evacuation. The camera follows actions taking pla...

Book review: “Wonder”

Natalie Brink, Staff reporter

December 13, 2017

Filed under Books, Entertainment

Raquel J. Palacio’s Wonder is a poignant, but charming child’s novel that follows August “Auggie” Pullman as he struggles with going to school for the first time. Like most fifth graders, he has to balance his school, soci...

Justice League Review

Harshita Avirneni, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017

Filed under Music/Movies/Television

Justice League directed by Zack Snyder and based of the original DC Comics came to theatres on Nov. 17. It starts off at the end of a previous DC film, Batman v. Superman and how the main characters and the world are dealing with...

Tips to survive midterms

Blakely Dimiero, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions

As the end of the first semester is quickly coming to an end and Christmas is around the corner, students are beginning to prepare for midterms coming up at the end of this week and half of next week. This is a common time for...

Christmas cookie recipes

Megan Messer and Elena Aventa

December 12, 2017

Filed under Lifestyles

Oh my gosh, Christmas is coming (can you tell we’re excited)? Get ready for this holiday season with these simple but delicious Christmas cookies. These recipes are fun for the whole family and will leave you feeling satisfie...

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