2020 Senior Print Edition

2020 Senior Print Edition

Murphy Vanbalen

May 22, 2020

As these troubling times seem to have put an end to all of our final senior traditions, we - the staff of the General Idea - will continue to create the newspaper. Sadly, however, this time around our final print edition of the paper will only be available through PDF. Please take a second out of your...

Joseph Lowery

https://www.dailysabah.com/world/americas/leader-of-us-civil-rights-movement-joseph-lowery-dies-at-98

Karisa Bowers, Author

May 9, 2020

If you've been watching the news or listening to the radio lately you may have heard that a man by the name of Joseph Lowery passed recently, but did you know who this man was? Joseph Lowery was born on October 6th, 1921 in Huntsville, Alabama to LeRoy and Dora Lowery. As a teenager, he didn't experience ...

The End of Senior Year: Much Sooner Than We Hoped

The End of Senior Year: Much Sooner Than We Hoped

Murphy Van Balen

April 2, 2020

For every high school senior, the last few months of school are bittersweet. We are all excited to leave, to start our own adventure doing what we love, but none of us are ready to say goodbye to the memories we made within the halls. We are all ready to experience the final milestones every graduate...

View of the pandemic through a Seniors Eyes.

View of the pandemic through a Seniors Eyes.

Josh Hines, Author/News Anchor

March 29, 2020

Throughout the past 13 years, I’ve been going to school at Northern Local Schools. I’ve loved it here, but as most kids do, I have been counting down the days to my graduation for as long as I can remember. I’ve gone through countless hours of studying, working, and learning to try to make it to...

5 Easy Ways To Support Environmental Change

5 Easy Ways To Support Environmental Change

Ally Perkins, Author

March 27, 2020

Everyone is aware of the many environmental issues that we face today. Most people are also aware of the many changes we can adopt into our daily routine to help out. However, cutting out plastics, starting a compost pile, and walking to work simply are not options for a majority of the population. And...

What Have You Missed?

What Have You Missed?

Jensen Wolfe, Author

March 22, 2020

During this troubling time, there is not much else to talk about other than COVID-19. Whether you are scrolling through Twitter, or watching the news, you are likely to see something about the Coronavirus that quickly broke out in the United States. Although there is an abundance of news about the Coronavirus,...

Top 10: Most Remarkable Women of the 21st Century

Top 10: Most Remarkable Women of the 21st Century

Paige Fisher, author

March 19, 2020

Women of the 21st century are more empowered than in past centuries and have surpassed the "cleaning and cooking" stigmas that they used to be labeled with. Many women are doing more than most thought possible prior to the 21st century; they are even becoming some of the most respected people in the...

I’m Aggravated, Are You?: Removal of the Bathroom Doors

I'm Aggravated, Are You?: Removal of the Bathroom Doors

Paige Fisher, Author

March 11, 2020

Recently at Sheridan High school the administration has decided to remove the doors in the entry way to each bathroom throughout the building. Several things have been banned recently at Sheridan High School. The list includes cell phones, the ability to carry book bags to and from classes, and most...

Keeping up with Kaitlin Bennett

Keeping up with Kaitlin Bennett

Karisa Bowers, Author

March 4, 2020

According to Kaitlin Bennett, also known as 'gun girl', nothing quite screams freedom like bringing an "army of gun owners for an open-carry walk" through Ohio University in Athens. This statement came after she was greeted by a riot of angry protesters while visiting the campus to ask questions. Now ...

A Big Star in a Small Town

A Big Star in a Small Town

Paige Fisher, Author

February 26, 2020

This year Sheridan High School hosted the fifth annual "Groundhog Breakfast." This event is put on by the Perry County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber puts this event together every year, having high-schoolers, such as members of Student Council and National Honors Society serve breakfast to the guests....

Ashley James – More Than Meets The “Eye”

Ashley James - More Than Meets The

February 21, 2020

Sheridan High School has a diverse student population that results in a variety of intriguing talents. There are many different talents throughout the school, such as: singing, drawing, skateboarding, rapping, gaming, etc... I know of people that do all of those, and I know that there are many mo...

Thomas Bonkowski: Elvis Is In The House

Thomas Bonkowski: Elvis Is In The House

Ally Perkins and Abby Clouse, Author

February 21, 2020

There are many talented students here at Sheridan High School. Some you can spot right away, but some you have to look a little closer to find. For example, Thomas Bonkowski. Thomas is a junior, and we all know that he is funny and thoughtful, and basically just an all around great guy. However, you...

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