A Month in Japan.

A view of Tokyo, Japan from my personal perspective.

Murphy Van Balen, Author-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

Japan- Tokyo! What an experience it was. From day one it was obvious that the Japanese culture was much different from America. The people were extremely polite and cared more about not being a bother to others than about their own personal needs. Many of those with an interest in Japan know that...

What The Marching Generals Have To Say

Lindsay and Makayla

October 22, 2019

In Sheridan, most people think that The Marching Band is just an extra thing to be involved in, but to those who are involved in The Marching Band, they see it as a second family. Respect is one of the most important things in the band. Relationships are easier to build with these amazing people that...

How much do the teachers know Disney?

How much do the teachers know Disney?

Taylor Routte, Graci Hamilton, and Emily Bobo

October 10, 2019

Have you ever wondered what your teachers thought about Disney? Well we have, and we asked six teachers some basic questions about Disney movies. We asked them what their favorite Disney movie was while they were growing up, which villain they liked the most, which princess was their favorite, which movie...

Type One Diabetes

Type One Diabetes

Calla Parsons, Author

September 6, 2019

Type one diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes and insulin dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition where the pancreas stops producing insulin or only produces a small amount. According to Webster’s Dictionary insulin is “a hormone produced by the pancreas by the islets of Langerhans, which...

Highschool Relationships: Make-up or Break-Up?

Highschool Relationships: Make-up or Break-Up?

Christian Moran, Ciara Conkey, Author

September 5, 2019

High-school relationships are a very common and normal idea. Many students of different schools enjoy the idea of dating and finding someone who appeals to them more than others around them. Many would say this is a harmless experience that just allows you to mature. Others will say it's a pure waste...

Teenage Girl Drama

Teenage Girl Drama

Emily Bobo, Author

September 3, 2019

Teenage drama,especially in girls, is a common aspect in high schools. Drama causes much more stress then what should be necessary. Many girls get jealous of others. They become mean and start rumors just to target that person. Drama can really effect people's lives. Girls become depressed and could ev...

Too Reliant? Are Schools Stuck On The Use of The Internet (Final)

Too Reliant? Are Schools Stuck On The Use of The Internet (Final)

May 17, 2019

The internet, a wonderful connecting force that has brought the world together and spread information throughout the world. Everything from the government to the school systems of the world use the world wide web, but is this truly a good thing? The lower class of America naturally doesn't have all of...

Beth McClain Northern Stars Interview

Beth McClain Northern Stars Interview

Erin Grodhaus

April 25, 2019

Beth McClain is the director of the Sheridan Northern Stars and has been for the last thirteen years. Everyone in show choir will tell you that she is an amazing mentor and someone you never get tired of-- even when singing, dancing, playing, or working the same show for months. But what does she think...

Energy Drinks: Are They A Risk At Sheridan?

Energy Drinks: Are They A Risk At Sheridan?

Josie Shafer, Author

April 19, 2019

The number of beverages in today's day in age are endless. Some may focus on their morning cup of coffee, others may focus on their afternoon protein shake, but what about energy drinks? Following multivitamins, energy drinks are the most popular dietary supplement consumed by American teens and young...

ASMR: Hyped Up?

ASMR: Hyped Up?

Ashleigh Craig, Editor

April 19, 2019

What is ASMR? You've probably heard the acronym ASMR floating around on Twitter and YouTube for a while now, but what does it mean? ASMR stands for autonomous sensory meridian response and it's characterized by what is described as "tingles". There is a good bit of controversy on how this works, ...

Top 5 Happiest Colleges in 2019

Top 5 Happiest Colleges in 2019

Sarah Snider, Author

April 17, 2019

  "Happiness from college students might be the cancelling of class or free food." For colleges, having happy students is much more important than you may think. Having happy students has lead to improvement of academics, extracurricular activities, and social life. These are top 5 happiest colleges: No.5. College of William and ...

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Jayni Lamb and Carrie Shaffer, Authors

March 21, 2019

Treasure Island The Sheridan High School Drama Club will be enacting a play about the story of Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island. Treasure Island was originally written as a novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. However, there have been at least 24 major stage adaptations made, including movie and play produ...

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