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2020 Literary Edition

photo by Stephanie Proper, grade 9

April 30, 2020

April is National Poetry month. To celebrate, Parnassus traditionally prints a literary edition featuring work from DCHS students and staff. It was more difficult to track down work this year while under quarantine, but thank you to those who submitted work. War by Kaylee Vice, grade 10   She wants to fly To...

Spend some quarantine time outdoors

Spend some quarantine time outdoors

Grace O'Neil, Staff writer

April 15, 2020

In this time in our lives, we are encouraged to stay inside and social distance to protect ourselves and others from germs and from Covid-19. Most people have thus horded the toilet paper and prepared to shut up inside until this virus slows down. However, should we spend the next few months sitting in ...

One foot taller and seven years older: DCES through the eyes of a senior

The entrance to Delphi Community Elementary School is seen. Over the past few years, the school has changed, both in appearance and curriculum.

Jordan Ladd, editor

March 11, 2020

I walked into the doors of the school located at the bottom of the hill, and was greeted with a tree. A tree, that I might add, had not been there seven years ago, when I last attended the school. I had been in DCES only a few times since my departure from fifth grade, and it was obvious that not eve...

DCHS students showcased in 4th annual This I Believe event

DCHS This I Believe contest finalists pose for a picture at the Delphi Opera House. The event allowed students to share their voices and views.

Elyse Perry, staff writer

March 10, 2020

On Thursday, March 5, 2020, more than 200 members of the community gathered at the Delphi Opera House for the fourth annual This I Believe event. At the event, the sixteen This I Believe contest winners shared their essays.  In early February, every student in DCHS wrote a This I Believe essay. La...

Delphi business highlight: Empire Inc.

Delphi business highlight: Empire Inc.

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

On Oct. 19, 2019 a new store opened up in the little town of Delphi. Inger Cowan and Cynthia Lashley decided to take a chance and open a new, innovative business. They opened a consignment store, just across the street from the court house. They also own Empire Inc. a few streets over. Their hours a...

Oracle Overview – Volume 2.10

Oracle Overview - Volume 2.10

February 26, 2020

Oracle Overview is a biweekly update from the entire Parnassus staff. It showcases what is happening in the school, from clubs to teachers, and academics to art.

DCMS to add soccer, baseball, softball teams to sports rosters

The 2019 DCHS baseball team gathers for a team huddle. Last year, the team won sectionals and hopes to achieve even more success with the addition of middle school feeder programs run by Varsity Coach Long.

Jordan Ladd, editor

February 19, 2020

Delphi Community Middle School will see three new sports added this spring and next fall. Approved by the School Board on Feb. 10, baseball, softball, and soccer will be new sports the middle school students have the opportunity to try out and enjoy.  "For me, it was a lot about just using commo...

The 411 on college hoops in Indiana

The 411 on college hoops in Indiana

Joe Perry, Editor

February 17, 2020

This season of college basketball has been a crazy one for teams located in the state of Indiana. The Evansville Acers made a splash to start the year by taking down #1 Kentucky on the road. From there, we have seen Purdue and IU battle through the tough Big Ten. We have seen Notre Dame lose by small m...

DCHS student perseveres through diagnosis

DCHS student perseveres through diagnosis

Elijah Hudson and Elyse Perry

February 5, 2020

There he lies, a port in his chest, medicine pumping into his body through a tube. The medicine enters a vein in his heart which then circulates it throughout his body. The toxic drugs have a sickening smell and a nauseating taste, something he has to sit through for two hours. This process is the new ...

Are group projects really that bad?

Are group projects really that bad?

Grace O'Neil, Staff writer

February 5, 2020

Group projects. I'm sure that explaining the premise of group projects is pointless since most everyone has done a group project at least once in their life.Most times the project is long-term and involves a lot of work, so it makes sense to assign it to a group of people, the point being to divide and c...

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