Principal Oldenberg addresses “Classy Out” debacle, requests respect

Elena Montanye, Arts and Humanities Editor

February 1, 2013

Twitter and Facebook were abuzz on the evening of Thursday, Jan. 31 when the planned “Classy Out” for Friday’s big North v. Memorial basketball games was changed to a “Spirit Out.” Memorial High School administrators...

Sandy Hook tragedy causes big changes for MHS

Megan Hazuga, Reporter

December 21, 2012

The Sandy Hook Elementary Massacre that happened Friday, Dec. 14 was the worst elementary school shooting in the history of the United States.  It left 27 dead, 20 of which were children. On the day of Monday, Dec. 17, teachers...

Teen unemployment rate soars

News commentary by Megan Hazuga, reporter

December 13, 2012

The unemployment rate of teens 16-19 was 24.9% in April of 2012, according to data from the Labor Department. In today’s economy, it’s hard enough for adults to find a job; but what about teenagers? Shouldn’t we have a fair...

Protecting yourself and others from the flu

A Purple Wings public service announcement, from Denise Wirth, Public Health Nurse

December 7, 2012

Did you know that vaccines are our best protection against the flu? The flu shot is a safe method to protect yourself, your family and your community.  Seasonal flu is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. The flu feels si...