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Always proud to show my ‘Eagle Pride’

January 22, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfqV11GscXQ (Coach Ross Bridges fires up student section at a recent basketball game. Video courtesy of ELIZABETH COPELAN) By Thomas Traynham, Gazebo Guest Columnist Le Kevin Smith. Trevor J...

Making a splash with the Wet Eagles

January 22, 2016

By LIBBY ELLISON, Gazebo Guest Columnist What sport practices four days of the week for an hour and a half each day? What sport has practice over all of the breaks? What sport competes in meets that last for more than two hours? I joined ...

Next step kicking for Eagles?

November 13, 2015

I took a deep breath. I was in the middle of the football field, with only a referee and the holder, Monica Montalvo, with me. My fellow juniors fell silent. The seniors taunted me. The football was on the 30-yard-line, exactly 40 yards away from the yellow goal post. My stomach churned as I...

Beware symptoms of ‘Junioritis,’ sneaky little sister of ‘Senioritis’

October 7, 2015

When I woke up this morning, my head did not hurt. I had not developed a fever. My nose was not stuffy nor was I sneezing. But even without any of these common symptoms, I was sick. As a junior, I had developed “Junioritis.” This is the precursor to a much more serious di...

Living in a ‘house divided’

October 1, 2015

It’s Monday morning, and I am headed to school. I am so close I can almost hear people getting “dress-coded.’’ But then something happens. Instead of a straight shot down Tucker Road, I am riding along Calvin Drive on the way to First Presbyteria...

Outdoor dining opportunity is the apple of our eyes

September 24, 2015

On “E” Days, I sit through more than an hour of derivatives, limits and trigonometric functions. I rush to break with my friends, only to find out there’s an ecology club meeting I need to attend. I hurry from gray room to slightly-different-shaded-gray room to pack my brain full of fu...

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