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Leap of faith

Leap of faith

May 24, 2019

When summer hits, most students try to stay away from school as much as possible. Summer is a break away from teachers, homework, and tests. But Junior Charis Siefert is using her summer to travel to the Freedom Christian School in the Dominican Republic as part of an internship.

Nothing formulaic about it

May 23, 2019

No one-month contracts. No exchanges. And no refunds. Adoption is a lifetime commitment. And if you ask Andy Wilkins, it’s the best deal he ever made. 

Piano man

Piano man

May 23, 2019

 “I’m just Trevor Zavac, but I live in 1836.” In reality, Trevor Zavac lives, just as everyone else does, in 2019. But he’s in a unique position. Between the months of April and November, he works as a character at Conner Prairie, where he’s given a new name and a new backstory and told to live as that person.

Horsing around

Horsing around

May 22, 2019

Not everybody can call their backyard a horse stable. Bill Ashpaugh has been running Cherry Wood Stables since 1983. The thirty-acre property is the home to more than thirty horses owned by various locals from all around Hamilton County. For almost four decades, Ashpaugh and his workers have made caring for their horses their top priority. A visit to the massive dusty barn and the growing green pastures of Cherry Wood will seem like a peaceful break from the traditional suburban life we’ve all become accustomed to. The stables can provide an oasis from the chaos of city life.

McCaffrey’s the man

McCaffrey’s the man

May 21, 2019

Whether he’s helping students or supervising during lunch duty, a sense of mystery often surrounds Dr. Craig McCaffrey. So find out about the real man behind the title.

A day in the life

A day in the life

May 21, 2019

Last fall, after a student reported an instance of racial slurs and threats scribbled onto a bathroom stall at NHS, many students noticed a tension in the Noblesville community around the issue of race. At a school where it’s common to see only one or two students of color in a classroom, this can be a touchy subject for some. Many students say they feel a need to tiptoe around these conversations, unsure of what to say, and cautious about how to handle such a difficult subject—but always aware of it, nonetheless.

Making a difference

Making a difference

May 3, 2019

As she walked in, she started to feel nervous. The room was filled with anticipation, while everyone waited for the results. The crowd stood around, talking about whose fundraiser would take the top prize. When everyone finally stepped on stage, the room grew silent, waiting for the result of the last seven weeks. NHS Junior Abby Haley was one of those people in the room, and she wondered if her efforts would vault her into the winner’s circle...

The guitar man

The guitar man

May 2, 2019

He is usually seen outside the guitar, piano, and studio hallway, sometimes brandishing his guitar. H...

@Kenna Corley

@Kenna Corley

May 1, 2019

Junior Kenna Corley is taking the social media world by storm. Corley is a lifestyle blogger who spends her time building her Instagram platform and personal blog.

Search for security

Search for security

May 1, 2019

When it comes to your freedom and privacy, where do you draw the line? When it comes to your security and safety, what do you expect?

Volunteer village

Volunteer village

April 30, 2019

Spring break. Two short words that have the potential to conjure up tantalizing visions of white bea...

Outta the park

Betsy Jones, staff writer

April 30, 2019

After hundreds of hours of practice, countless games, and cooperation from her teammates, Abby Brown has blood, sweat, and tears to thank for getting her where she is today. Brown is a senior at NHS who has grown up playing softball. After years of perfecting her sport, she finally has the opportunity to play professionally at L...

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