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  • Seniors Lend a Helping Hand with Peer Tutoring
  • Volleyball and Swimming: Senior Night
  • Fighting Together
  • Three FAFSA Myths, and also a Few Tips
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  • Seniors Lend a Helping Hand with Peer Tutoring
    News

    Seniors Lend a Helping Hand with Peer Tutoring

    Jenna Anderson, Co Editor-in-Chief

    October 12, 2018

    The class of 2019 National Honor Society officers recently chose a peer tutoring program for the senior class project. "The purpose of the peer tutoring is to allow for students to have an option during SMART Time that they can go to and get more individual help from students who have been through...

    (Left) Seniors Emma Teggatz and Lily Gust helping out underclassmen during SMART Time in Dana Melone's room.

    Dana Melone

  • Volleyball and Swimming: Senior Night
    Photos, Sports

    Volleyball and Swimming: Senior Night

    Anafer Millsap, Photographer

    October 11, 2018

    Senior Night for both girls swimming and volleyball was on Oct. 3. The seniors were recognized for their participation and escorted by family members.

    Maddie Prull getting recognized on Senior Night.

    Anafer Millsap

  • Fighting Together
    News

    Fighting Together

    Jami Martin-Trainor, Writer

    October 5, 2018

    Every year when October comes around, most students think of Halloween and fall treats, but many forget that October is also breast cancer awareness month. In America, one in eight women develop breast cancer, and one way that Cedar Rapids tries to help the cause is with the Especially for You race. ...

    Participants walking together at the event.

    The Especially for You organization

  • Three FAFSA Myths, and also a Few Tips
    News

    Three FAFSA Myths, and also a Few Tips

    Anna Reinhart

    October 5, 2018

    FAFSA. Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Yes it's free. Yes it's federal student aid.  A lot of students don't fill out their FAFSA application because of common misconceptions among them and their parents. Here are the top three myths of FAFSA, debunked. 'I won't qualify for federal aid bec...

  • Laugh and Fall in Love with Lara Jean
    Arts and Culture, Opinion

    Laugh and Fall in Love with Lara Jean

    Jami Martin-Trainor, Writer

    October 4, 2018

    If you’re a teenager in America with Netflix, you’ve probably at least heard of the new Netflix film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. At the end summer this rom-com was released and took the world by storm. Whether because of our infamous Peter Kavinsky or the adorable romance that blooms between ...

    Lock screen of Lara Jean and Peter in the film.

Seniors Lend a Helping Hand with Peer Tutoring

Dana Melone

(Left) Seniors Emma Teggatz and Lily Gust helping out underclassmen during SMART Time in Dana Melone's room.

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Fighting Together

October 5, 2018

Every year when October comes around, most students think of Halloween and fall treats, but many forget that October is also breast cancer awareness month. In America, one in eight women develop breast...

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Three FAFSA Myths, and also a Few Tips

October 5, 2018

FAFSA. Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Yes it's free. Yes it's federal student aid.  A lot of students don't fill out their FAFSA application because of common misconceptions among them and...

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Staying Smart at SMART Time

October 1, 2018

The first week of SMART time began Monday, Sept. 17. “Two days of SMART time and 500 students attended tutorial,” Principal Jason Kline said. Tutorials are held in different teachers’ classrooms...

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Volleyball and Swimming: Senior Night

Anafer Millsap

Maddie Prull getting recognized on Senior Night.

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Cougars are 2-2 so far this season. The football team plays Davenport West on Friday, Sept. 21 at Kingston Stadium. The sophomore game is at 5:30 p.m. and varsity starts at 7. "I believe we'll win,...

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