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Joker film normalizing mental health

Joker film normalizing mental health

Cynthia Rossi, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

The release of the movie Joker has sparked quite a bit of controversy regarding its themes of violence and death. However, the main message of the movie is promoting otherwise difficult conversations about mental health and the stigma surrounding it. Joker addresses mental health by leading viewers to...

Sesame Street celebrates 50 years of educating children

Sesame Street celebrates 50 years of educating children

Jordan Ladd, editor

November 13, 2019

2019 has been a year filled with fiftieth anniversaries—Abbey Road, the gay rights movement, Woodstock, and man landing on the moon were all progeny of 1969. In the year that seemed to epitomize American hope, November of 1969 arguably stood out for one thing in particular—the introduction of a new children...

Four ways to show gratitude to veterans

Four ways to show gratitude to veterans

Grace O'Neil, Staff writer

November 13, 2019

Veterans Day is a very special holiday in the United States with its main focus on honoring our military: those who have served, are currently serving, and those who have fallen. In order to make this truth a reality, we all must do our part. There are several ways to show our gratitude to veterans:...

Meet the veterans of Indiana

Meet the veterans of Indiana

November 11, 2019

These stories have been gathered from veterans currently living all across America. In one point in their lives they each called Indiana home. This is a tribute to them and the untold stories of all of our veterans of yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

Cervantes brothers inspire through art

Cervantes brothers inspire through art

Ava Charnley, staff writer

October 31, 2019

The Cervantes brothers—Seferino, Cesar, and Isaias—are three DCHS graduates with big dreams. They work hard at their day jobs, but all three would tell you that it is their passion for art that gives them purpose. And it is their art that they hope continues to bring joy and inspiration to others. ...

6th grade Halloween writing contest winning stories

6th grade Halloween writing contest winning stories

October 31, 2019

The Creaking Cat by Annika Stevens, first place  It all started when Kacey was home alone on Halloween night. It was her parents 7 year anniversary and they were going out to dinner.       “Honey make sure you keep the doors locked and stay inside,”her mom said while in a hurry   ...

7th grade Halloween writing contest winners

7th grade Halloween writing contest winners

October 30, 2019

The Butterfinger’s Death by Autumn Mauer, 7th Grade When I woke up, I didn’t know who or where I was. I looked around and realized that I was in a bag of Butterfingers. I assumed that I was a Butterfinger t-... Oh wait. I forgot to say that this has already happened. So, I’m Butterfinger, and...

8th grade Halloween writing contest winning stories

8th grade Halloween writing contest winning stories

October 30, 2019

By Isabelle Voorhies, first place You push the door open gently, shivering as warm, breathy air blew down your back. The rotting door creaks ominously as the wet wood crumbles under your slight push. A squeak of a mouse is heard farther in the house. The smell of decay and death attacks your nose, hu...

Halloween around the world

In Hong Kong, the Hungry Ghost Festival is celebrated by collecting and burning food for ghosts to eat.

Joe Perry, Editor

October 30, 2019

Scary movies, spooky costumes, and unjustifiable amounts of candy are all recognizable symbols of a typical Halloween in America. Children dress up as monsters, superheroes, and a plethora of other characters in their quest to compile the largest possible amount of sweets while Hocus Pocus and The Night...

Shut up and just carve the pumpkin: tips for the uncreative soul

The mangled attempts to carve a pumpkin here are shown. Thousand of pumpkins are wasted simply because people suck at carving them.

Jordan Ladd, editor

October 30, 2019

Carving pumpkins is an age old tradition in America. Ever since Halloween became commercialized as a holiday, us Americans have enjoyed cutting into the symbolic gourd for a while now, adorning it with scary faces and all sorts of decorations, because we apparently have nothing else to do with our liv...

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