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The Island Life For Me

The Island Life For Me

McKayla Ramsey, Junior Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Features

Crystal blue water, warm sand, and beautiful wildlife are all things that would describe my spring break adventure to the Virgin Islands. My family stayed on the island of Saint Thomas but took a few different adventures over to the island of Saint John as well. So just like a typical sports reel, I...

Taking on the Big Apple

Taking on the Big Apple

Holly Widner, Junior Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under Courier Top Feature, Features

Over Spring Break while most people traveled to somewhere with beaches, sand, and sun, My family and I decided to travel to the east coast. Needless to say, the weather didn’t vary much from home. My mother and I drove twelve long hours to New Jersey to stay with some of my family. Although we staye...

Can You Escape the Room?

Can You Escape the Room?

Jessica Pinkston, Senior Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under Features

Using one’s alarm clock over break seems like a crime committed against sleep. My friends and I would receive a double offense since we set the alarm to a time deemed only acceptable for school days: 7 in the morning. However, this time remained necessary because we had to make a 10:35 engagement at ...

A Step Into Reality

Lanie Miller, Sophomore Writer
March 24, 2017
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I recently had the chance to observe and walk through the “Reality Store” with our eighth graders. I spoke to the people who run this event to find out that they are all volunteers as well as Purdue alumni. I also spoke with Mrs. Hines about why she thought that this is such an important experience...

Coca-Cola at it’s Finest

Coca-Cola at it’s Finest

Dixon Collins, Sophomore Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Courier Top Feature, Features

     Coke or Pepsi? According to Rasmussen Reports, about 73% of Americans prefer Coke over Pepsi products. In 1886, John Pemberton invented Coca-Cola. Pemberton was a pharmacist in Atlanta, Georgia. After being in pharmacy for years, he had an idea that led him to a big discovery of Coca-Cola. ...

Spring Break Fever

Spring Break Fever

Lanie Miller, Sophomore writer
March 17, 2017
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Spring break is near and I’m sure everyone is eager as can be about it. Getting out of school, getting out of this crazy Indiana weather, and getting to go to some place warm I’m sure, but me, on the other hand, I’m going somewhere where the weather is even colder than it is here in good ole In...

Chasing My Family’s History

Chasing My Family’s History

Christian Lewis, Junior Writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under Courier Top Feature, Features

  The Hellman genes still run strong through our family (you need only refer to the photo of the young Alphonse). My father's family has come to call it “The Hellman Look,” which usually refers to their slim builds, dark wiry hair, and large ears. However, I did not spend hours of research to wr...

Technology and Its Many Uses

Technology and Its Many Uses

Jael Forker, Senior Writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under Courier Top Feature, Features

When asked “What is an example of technology?”, I automatically thought “cell phone,” of course. However, technology isn’t just limited to high tech devices. According to the New Oxford American Dictionary, technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especia...

Eight Years and Still Counting (Part 2)

Dixon Collins, Sophomore Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Features

     In September of 2013, a horrific accident happened and impacted the restaurant. The first incident was very unexpected and scary to many people including people inside the Dog Shed, commuters, neighbors, and workers at the King LP plant. Around 11:30 in the morning, a refueling tank was sparked a...

Eight Years and Still Counting (Part 1)

Dixon Collins, Sophomore Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Features

     The Dog Shed in Walton, Indiana, was built in 1979 and is still in business. The Dog Shed was first owned by Jack and Nancy Cain, John and Nancy Gaylor, and Denny and Joy Gaylor. The original restaurant was opened serving hot dogs as the main option with a very limited menu. In September of ...

The Miracle Piercing

The Miracle Piercing

Lily Jay, Senior Writer
March 10, 2017
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My whole life I have suffered from migraine headaches. When Kassi Hardy told me about a piercing that acts as acupuncture relief, I was beyond ecstatic. I have been in and out of doctors’ offices for several years trying different medications to ease the pain. Due to a very specific health issue, I...

A Man of Many Talents

Olivia Collins, Senior Writer
March 9, 2017
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Everyone in the world has a special talent of their own. Each person in my family has a special talent, but one of them sticks out among the rest. Because of his musical talent, my uncle Matt sticks out in my family. If I were to ask what someone thinks of when they think of my family, he would pr...

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