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Pirates in Paradise

November 20, 2019 6:13pm | Saffron Walter

Have you ever considered traveling around the world? Several students and faculty members traveled the world this summer. One trip this summer was to Ireland. Senior Christian Close went with a group of students and teachers to many different places within Ireland while on the […]

Field Trip Fun

November 20, 2019 6:11pm | Sammy Straith

Journalism, DJ and TV personality Melissa Forman once said, “Just keep moving forward, keep a smile on your face, put good out into the world, and wait until you see how it all comes together.” Forman was the keynote speaker at the University of Illinois’ […]

Homecoming Royalty

November 20, 2019 6:06pm | Alicia Graham

Being elected to represent your school as a member of the homecoming court is one of the biggest honors a student can recieve. But after being elected, what do members of the court actually do? According to senior attendant Jenna Nink, court has several responsibilities. […]

Foreign Exchange and Back

November 20, 2019 6:00pm | Madison Vath

Going to a new country can be frightening for some people, especially going for a whole year. Living with a different family, eating different foods and experiencing a whole new culture is a bit intimidating. Senior Bridget Stevenson went to Malmö, Sweden for a year […]

Senior Season

November 20, 2019 5:59pm | Peyton Madden

The cold Friday nights, the hot chocolate in hands, the loud cheers and all the fans and parents cheering on the team: for the seniors it was their last experience, whether being on the field playing the game, performing for the fans during halftime or […]

Ninja Business

January 22, 2019 4:26pm | Kaitlyn Wilson

Lacy Bellino’s freshman homeroom play ninja to de-stress after a long week.  These students are competitive. Freshman Zander Baxter, who usually initiates the game said, “I really like to play with my friends.  It’s lots of fun.” Pictured in the back from left to right […]

Help the Less Fortunate Have a Good Holiday

January 22, 2019 4:24pm | Kaitlyn Wilson

Imagine it’s Christmas morning and you come down the stairs to see all the presents under the tree. You can smell the breakfast your parents are making in the kitchen, and you are filled with joy. Not everyone is fortunate enough to get these things. […]

Artist of the Month: Shelbi Walsh

January 22, 2019 4:22pm | Kaitlyn Wilson

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the new Pablo Picasso, senior Shelbi Walsh. Walsh landed this month’s spot for artist of the month due to her hard work and major talent. Walsh started to realize that she really loved art when she was a freshman. She started […]

Tennis Titans

December 4, 2018 4:21pm | Lexi Sommer

The four prodigies of Ottawa High School seniors Ellie Gallagher and Natalie Tabor; junior Regan O’Fallon; and freshman Ella Marvel-have done it again. The four girls qualified for state and were among the 64 schools in the 1A division that made it. Marvel and Tabor […]

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 […]

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