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2016-2017 Winter Sports Review

2016-2017 Winter Sports Review

Kain Myer and Daniel Jakes

March 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Wrestling   The Oracle Wrestling team continued its annual success this season under head coach Mike Atwood, an almost expected result. Delphi was competitive on the mats all season long and had multiple team members reach postseason success. Seniors Chase Wilbur, Evan Lehr, and junior Ty...

An Open Letter to Abbie Vansickle

An Open Letter to Abbie Vansickle

Emilee Gear, Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Before reading, check out:  Coming Home To A Trump Town by Abbie Van Sickle You and I are very similar.  I too am from Carroll County (Flora to be exact). I am about to graduate from Delphi Community High School, much like you, but 16 years later.  I am involved with my community through service gr...

Boys click here: promposals to score you the best date this April

Boys click here: promposals to score you the best date this April

Ariel Wolfe, editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

“It’s only February,” you might be thinking as opening this page. “Prom isn’t until April.” . . . Oh, buddy. ‘Tis high time to find yourself that perfect prom date. Surely you have had to be seeking out at least one special someone to have on your arm. Speaking from a girl's’ perspective we...

Indie singer Heather Maloney to perform at Delphi Opera House

Indie singer Heather Maloney to perform at Delphi Opera House

Bella McGill, Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Heather Maloney―a Massachusetts based singer-songwriter―will be performing at the Delphi Opera House on Mar. 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm. Her performance can be expected to be radical and fun filled with folksy-yet-dynamic music unlike anything you’ve ever heard. Maloney recently released her fifth record, ...

What’s the Student Section even Saying?

What’s the Student Section even Saying?

Katie Gear, staff writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It’s a typical Friday night, the stands are swarmed with the students and the parents of the basketball players. Everyone seems to just be mumbling meaningless chants without really knowing what words are being projected out of their mouths. JR Dyer tries his best to inform the rest of the Oracle ...

Animal Planet’s “Puppy Bowl” helps shelter puppies find “forever homes”

Animal Planet’s “Puppy Bowl” helps shelter puppies find “forever homes”

Bella McGill, Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

This year was the fifty-first Super Bowl. It was also the thirteenth Puppy Bowl. What is the Puppy Bowl, you may be asking? The Puppy Bowl, which airs annually on Super Bowl Sunday on Animal Planet, simulates the Super Bowl by using puppies from animal shelters all across the country that are available ...

Delphi students impress ISSMA judges

Delphi students impress ISSMA judges

Emily Hudson, staff writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Each year, at the end of January, students from the Delphi high school and middle school band and choir participate in the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) solo and ensemble contest. These musicians practice their songs and try to reach perfection. Each soloist or group performer stands in f...

Lady Oracles win Sectional Championship

Kain Myer and Daniel Jakes

February 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Head coach Rainey Jones and the Delphi Lady Oracles ended the regular season with an impressive 14-8 record and opened up their postseason tournament last Wednesday, Feb. 1 at Knox High School. Heading into the tournament, the Lady Oracles knew they would be tested in all aspects of the game from the b...

Senior Spotlight: Lui Knives

Senior Spotlight: Lui Knives

Emilee Gear, Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Parnassus’ selection for the Senior Spotlight this time around was decided on the 12th grader who could best one-hand clap, with Luis Nieves taking home the W.  We don’t really know much about Luis other than his eloquent ability to one-hand clap (which is actually quite impressive because I just...

Delphi students and staff attend Women’s Marches

Delphi students and staff attend Women’s Marches

Bella McGill, Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

News of the Women’s Marches have dominated television, the internet, and newspapers for the past week. From Washington D.C. to Dublin to Tokyo, an estimated two million people marched to support women’s rights. Of those two million people, several of them were Delphi Community High School students,...

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