Candy Grams Available Now

Student Council will be selling Candy Grams as a fundraiser in the coming weeks. The project is being organized by Student Council sponsor Alexis Speer.

“I will have dates for the candy grams when I meet with Dr. Wise to make final decisions,” said Speer. 

A single Gram sell for $0.75, four Grams for $2, and 10 Grams for $5. 

The Grams consist of candy canes that have tags which students and staff can send to others in the building.

Listen to the announcements for more information on when Grams can be purchased.

Story by Ella Spires

Spanish Students Learn the Cumbia

On November 18 and 19, students in Senora Shellenberger’s 1st period class learned to dance to a popular rhythm that originated in Colombia. Cumbia is a rhythm created by the incorporation of African, European and Indigenous cultures.

Juniors and seniors in Senora Shellenberger’s Spanish 3 class learned how to dance to the cumbia rhythm.
Senora Shellenberger’s class claps along during a class dancing lesson.

Photos by Ashleigh Garcia

Cheerleaders Start Early for the Basket Ball Season

On Thursday October 21, new and old Basketball cheerleaders got together for an optional practice. These girls made a lot of progress and learned new spirit chants to show the fans this basketball season.

Sophomore Faith Gammon learned a new chant alongside the other new cheerleaders.
Senior Tinsley Moffatt and Sophomore Gracie Brown teach chants during an optional practice.
Seniors Hayley Taylor-Norton and Chelsea Deweese learn new chants for the upcoming basketball season.
Freshman Chloe Smith perfects her skills by learning from old squad members.

Photos by Ashleigh Garcia

Locotubre Champs

Throughout October, students in Mrs. Shellenberger’s class participated in a music competition called Locotubre. It is a competition between different Spanish songs that lost in the competition held in March. The students found out the final results on November 10.

Junior Max Newkirk poses with his first place prize. His entire bracket was correct, with the exception of a few songs.
Junior Caitlyn Taylor and Sophomore Abby Tapp smile for the camera with their prizes. Tapp won second place and Taylor won third place.

By Ashleigh Garcia