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Homecoming 2018: The Dresses that Make the Magical Night

Hillary Ocampo, Katherine Kelly, and Parker Robinson

November 1, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming comes and goes every year, and every time it looks different. The main reason: The dresses! Every girl wants to find her perfect dress, and here are some of the ones that were featured at the 2018 dance.

Backstage: Broken Queen Tour, Episode 2/ Up-and-coming Show!

October 30, 2018

The Broken Queen in Somerset First, I hope you enjoyed the second vlog! If you haven't seen it yet, I encourage you to watch it! Of course, if you haven't seen the video, you must be wondering what it's about! To be honest, these experiences are quite hard to describe. In the last weekend of Septem...

Fear at Fright Night

Fear at Fright Night

October 23, 2018

What is Fright Night?  Fright Night is a fear-themed park at Jacobson Park in Lexington. There are three different attractions including Dark Forest, Candy Land, and 13 Doors. They all focus on your worst fears, whether it be the dark or clowns. People dressed up as scary creatures jump out, foll...

Toying with Games!

Toying with Games!

September 30, 2018

Falling in Love with Midway

Falling in Love with Midway

Giselle Uribe, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

Filed under Community, Showcase

Backstage: “The Broken Queen” Tour, Episode #1

September 21, 2018

The Broken Queen, a play written by Jenny Fitzpatrick, artistic director and creator of Blackbird Dance Theatre, made its first “outreach tour” trip to Scottsville, Kentucky on September 13, 2018. As said in the vlog, this show touches on a woman’s life after death. When “La Reina” makes the c...

New Teacher Features

New Teacher Features

September 17, 2018

Welcome Back Students!

Welcome Back Students!

August 15, 2018

High school seems like it will last forever but time flies! One day you're a freshman and the next thing you know, you're a senior. So enjoy the time you have as a highschooler, make the most of every moment, and learn all you can. We have heard that knowledge is power, and this is true! Someday, you...

The Thoroughbred Recovery

May 22, 2018

We all know about horse racing, as many have been to Keeneland as well as other races to see thoroughbreds and bet. But not everyone looks behind to wonder about them when they are young and just taking their first steps into the world. My family is in the thoroughbred business where we breed, foal,...

5 Summer Jobs That Will Turn You Into a Hard-Working Machine

5 Summer Jobs That Will Turn You Into a Hard-Working Machine

Will Fisher, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Over the summer, high-schoolers are always pressed to get a job so that they can gain skills that will make them ready for the real world. Most jobs are boring and make students not want to work when they could be out with their friends. However, there are some jobs that could be fun and exciting for...

Teachers Who Go the Extra Mile!

May 18, 2018

As you know, this year has been an interesting time for teachers in the state of Kentucky. Our Kentucky State Governor, Matt Bevin, made some rather rude comments about our teachers calling them "selfish" and "short strapped" for protesting the pension reform bill. On April 13th, 2018, both students...

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