Wakanda Forever

Wakanda Forever

Olivia Layton, Author

September 18, 2020

Recently there has been a tragic death within the Marvel Universe family. Chadwick Aaron Boseman, the amazing actor that brought us “Black Panther” and many other magnificent films, passed away on Aug. 28, 2020 at the age of 43 due to complications involving colon cancer. Boseman had been dealing ...

How Will Covid-19 Impact School?

Kilee Blessard

September 10, 2020

Schools around the world are affected by Covid-19 in multiple ways. Teachers, doctors, and students are worried about the ramifications of restarting. Beyond the concern for the virus, there is also the concern about student achievements and gaps in learning associated with online learning and how it...

Chaos in Kenosha

Chaos in Kenosha

Karisa Bowers, Section Editor

September 9, 2020

Do you like to scroll through social media, listen to the radio, or watch the news often? If so, then you have most likely stumbled upon the recent activities going on in Kenosha. Kenosha is a city in Wisconsin located on Lake Michigan. It is usually a relatively quiet and peaceful town, however, that...

The (New) Sheridan Volleyball

Sheridan's Senior Volleyball players

Miranda Ellars, Author

September 3, 2020

As everyone may know by now, Coronavirus has taken over our lives. We must wear masks to school,  to the grocery store, and almost everywhere outside of our homes. Social distancing and no contact with people in public is a must during these times. Well, one could assume that this would stop school sports and ...

Sheridan Football—Going Online

Sheridan High School's senior football players.

Paige Fisher, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2020

Due to the Corona Virus many fans, including students, will not be allowed to attend sports events this fall, unless they are directly related-- or considered very close-- to the player. Due to this very unfortunate set of circumstances, the Sheridan football program has decided to live-stream all of...

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...

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...

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