September, 2013


Marketing to new heights

DECA Club, sponsored by Mrs. Barb Bolen, is a group for all students interested in a marketing career. Students get a hands-on experience of working in a functioning store while learning about all the different aspects of marketing. It is a co-curricular club, meaning that all members must be in the marketing class. The DECA students operate and run the store located in the student center, where they sell school supplies and Heritage gear for students. “DECA is a fun class because you get to experience the work environment beforeRead More

Class Poems

I once had senioritis
From school I took hiatus
Life was so grand
I was king of the land!
Now I’m super senior, the highest

Indie Spotlight – WALK THE MOON

Although not “technically” independent, Cincinnati-based WALK THE MOON is breaking the indie scene with their energetic sound, bright guitar riffs, and accessible style.

Many people are already familiar with their lead single “Anna Sun,” and a few people might know their song “Tightrope,” but their latest album, Walk the Moon, is full of colorful singles beyond just the ones that get the radio play.

John Green: Bringing the tears out of readers everywhere

“It’s going to hurt. It’s going to hurt because it matters.”

These words were spoken by the one young adult fiction writer who has impacted my life the most: John Green.

Terrorist Attack on Kenya Mall

A normal Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya, ended horribly on September 21, 2013. Terrorists associated with the Somalia-based Al-Shabaab group attacked Westgate shopping mall. Shortly after noon at least five men with guns attacked an outdoor cafe at the mall. Eight other gunmen fired at panicked shoppers and Kenyan police officers. People were fleeing in every direction, looking for an exit and attempting to hide under cover. Squads of masked gunmen roamed the mall, letting Muslims go. Thirty American citizens, including people from the U.S. Embassy were in the mall butRead More