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A holiday debate: Christmas vs. Thanksgiving

A holiday debate: Christmas vs. Thanksgiving

Jordan Ladd and Holly Cosgray

November 15, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Pro Thanksgiving by Jordan Ladd Halloween has come and gone, and it’s time to get ready for the next big holiday: Thanksgiving. But, wait . . . what’s up with the Christmas toy catalogues arriving in the mail, Christmas decorations going up in stores, and Christmas songs being played? It see...

Winter sports preview

Winter sports preview

Elijah Hudson and Joe Perry

November 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys’ Basketball The Oracles are back again and are ready to play. After losing five seniors last year, they look to keep on building off of the legacy that those seniors left. The boys’ basketball team is going to try to get above .500 at the end of the season, after falling just short of that ...

Fall sports sectional review

Fall sports sectional review

Elijah Hudson and Joe Perry

November 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Football The Oracles’ football team hosted the Oak Hill Golden Eagles out of Converse, IN for the first round of sectionals. They got out to a 21-7 halftime lead, fueled by Seth Waters’ two passing touchdowns and his defensive interception. The Oracles went on to dominate the second half, rushin...

2017 Halloween Writing Contest: Winning high school entries

2017 Halloween Writing Contest: Winning high school entries

October 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Showcase, WRITING

Dark Ballet First place by Anoria Webb          “First Position, plié, and to second, and a big grand plié,” Jean-Pierre recited. We have been practicing for the Halloween ballet for four months and Jean-Pierre insists we make it look like perfection. Sometimes if we fall out of our ...

Senior spotlight: Alayna Wickett

Senior spotlight: Alayna Wickett

Dacota Shockley, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Showcase

Have you ever met a Minnesotan before? Well, you’re about to meet one.   This senior spotlight is directed towards someone who is kind, caring, and wonderful in many ways. Alayna Wickett is a new student at Delphi and she absolutely LOVES it here. In a series of unfortunate events, Alayna has bee...

2017 Halloween Writing Contest: Winning middle school entries

2017 Halloween Writing Contest: Winning middle school entries

October 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Showcase, WRITING

The Scare of My Life First Place by Ella Hudson The rain was gushing down almost like it was sad. The raindrops felt strange on my translucent skin. The road was slick with the dew. A gust of wind swirled my short wavy hair around unto my face. I turned unto 22 Wallaby Lane. There it was in front o...

NHS request: Name this turkey

NHS request: Name this turkey

Emily Hudson, Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Blurbs, Showcase

National Honor Society is putting on a FUNdraiser next month to raise money for the Food Pantry before Thanksgiving. Students will vote with their money to decide which teacher will have to wear the turkey costume for a day. Six high school teachers have been selected to potentially wear the turkey ...

A reflection on Homecoming week

A reflection on Homecoming week

Elijah Hudson, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It is always great to have a home football game under the Friday night lights. This home football game gets even better when it is the homecoming game. Homecoming week brings many fun festivities. Girls show they are good at football, while the guys battle it out at volleyball. Also, princesses compete to se...

Being a senior on Homecoming week

Being a senior on Homecoming week

Emily Hudson, Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming 2K17 has come and gone, and my senior year is flying past me. The first nine weeks is almost over, my library book is almost overdue, and my bedroom almost needs cleaned, so when do things start ending? Homecoming week was a testament to the beginning of the end. Welcome to my Monday. I...

Delphi junior receives statewide honor for courage in sports

Delphi junior receives statewide honor for courage in sports

Jordan Ladd, staff writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Every year, the Indiana High School Golf Coaches Association awards the Mitchel J. Winger Courage Award to one student. Bob Brothers, Chairman of the association, wrote that the award is presented to a golfer “who has faced mental and/or physical handicaps while playing high school golf.” This year...

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