A Project for Better Journalism chapter


A Wheely Great Class

December 4, 2018 4:17pm | Andrew Armstrong

Do you have an interest in becoming a mechanic? Do you want to learn how to do basic repairs and other jobs you’d commonly take your car to the shop for? Or do you just find the automotive industry interesting? If so, then you should […]

Season Changes

December 4, 2018 4:15pm | Andrew Armstrong

Here’s a joke that hits a little too close to home for us: the weather in the Midwest. From blistering days when the higher levels of the school feel like a sauna, students and faculty alike wish their classrooms were air-conditioned and pray that a […]

Fascinating Fall

November 2, 2018 5:13pm | Andrew Armstrong

What do you think of fall when compared to other seasons? Do you love it? Like it? Don’t really care? Or do you even hate it? This article discusses just three of the many opinions that people have on fall. Fall is loved by some […]

Hurricane Florence

November 2, 2018 5:12pm | Andrew Armstrong

“Hurricane season brings a humbling reminder that, despite our technologies, most of nature remains unpredictable,” poet Diane Ackerman said. This year, a hurricane named Florence tore through the eastern coast of the US and left a trail of damage in its wake. The total cost […]

Popular Halloween Candy

November 2, 2018 5:08pm | Lizzy Martinez

What is your favorite kind of candy for as a Halloween treat? In Ottawa Township High School, the top favorite candy among students is tied between Kit Kat and Snickers.  “I really like the combination of the caramel and peanuts all wrapped together in chocolate. […]

Flash the Fish

November 2, 2018 5:06pm | Lizzy Martinez

Losing a pet is hard, recently special education teacher Ashley Carls had to go through it. Her class Betta Fish, Flash, sadly passed away. “I was sad when he passed away,” said Carls. “I was worried about how my students would take the news.” She […]

Stumped About Your Pumpkin?

November 2, 2018 5:04pm | Lizzy Martinez

Some people this October might want to spice up their pumpkin carving game. Luckily for them, there is a lot of resources to look at for inspiration. The website, countryliving.com, has up to 46 pumpkin carving ideas that anyone can do. The ideas range from […]

Dress Up Recap

November 2, 2018 4:54pm | James Boe

Did you dress up and show some pirate pride for homecoming?  Starting the week off was band/concert T-shirt day.  Many people brought band shirts and there was at least one from every genre. It had the second most people dressed for the week. Tuesday was […]

Homecoming Parade

November 2, 2018 4:48pm | James Boe

The cheer squad leads the pirates down Lasalle Street. They ran their pep routines along the way to get the crowds fired up. After the cheer team, the marching band and the homecoming court float followed. This was followed by clubs and sports such as […]

Counseling Department Changes

November 2, 2018 4:42pm | Ellie Gallagher

There have been many changes in all the departments of the school for the 2018-2019 school year. A few of those changes took place in the counselling department. One of the changes was with the counselor of the Class of 2020. Due to a sickness, […]