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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, […]

Parking Permits

November 2, 2018 3:49pm | Regan O'Fallon

Students were outraged when they exited school on September 19th to find their cars decorated with slips from 201. The slips were warnings for students without parking passes. Senior Leah Cox said, “I was sort of mad because I already had a pass on my […]

You Can Dance, You Can Jive

November 2, 2018 3:43pm | Kaitlyn Wilson

Mamma mia, here I go again. My my, how can I resist getting excited for this year’s fall musical, “Mamma Mia.” The cast of this year’s musical has been working hard to learn the music and lines. They practice several days a week after school. […]

New Attendance Policy

November 2, 2018 3:36pm | Regan O'Fallon

How sick is too sick? According to the new attendance policy drafted by administration, 10% of the week. The policy will go into effect on October 1 for the 2018-19 school year. The new rule has caused some outrage among students, but that is due […]

Upcoming October Albums

November 2, 2018 3:31pm | Ashley Nona

One of the only things every human shares an interest in is music. Whether it is rap, pop or indie, music always brings an emotion with it. After a while, however, the same songs by the same artist tends to get boring. But the artists […]