Articles By: Elie Nowlis

Controversial Christmas Parties

Controversial Christmas Parties

by Elie Nowlis The winter season means cold weather, fires, a two-week break, and, for many people, Christmas. In the last couple days before vacation, teachers usually give up on teaching and decide to give students a break and let them throw parties in class. Although this may seem innocent, it can actually be very controversial. Holidays parties are something […]

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Candy Corn Cookies

Candy Corn Cookies

by Elie Nowlis 2 sticks (1 cup) butter 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Red and yellow food coloring

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Each homecoming, people make astonishing discoveries when they learn their peers are in a completely different grade than they originally thought. With freshman wearing red, sophomores in white, juniors in blue, and seniors in black and gold it is easy to group students by grade.

Clash of Classes

by Elie Nowlis Homecoming comes around every year, bringing with it spirit, creativity, and a lot of competition. There are as many philosophies on school spirit as there are spirit days, ranging from die hard Raiders to those who could care less. This brings up an important question. What exactly is school spirit? According to Ms. Ackerman, a student teacher […]

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A Sad Side to Fall

A Sad Side to Fall

by Elie Nowlis For most people, fall means beautiful leaves, sweater weather, and caramel apples. But for people with seasonal affective disorder (SAD), it is a very different experience. “Fall “f***ing sucks,” said sophomore Zach Bender-Kokx. Zach “started hating Halloween” in 6th grade. He felt unmotivated and down. “You wouldn’t even know why,” he said. Zach suffers from SAD and […]

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