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Spring high school play begins rehearsals

January 31, 2017

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

This year's Haslett High School spring play is actually two one-act plays in the same performance instead of the usual two-act play. The first play is a collection of monologues from the point of high schoolers. The second...

All ink tells a story

Story: Zak Hanson and Domion Tijerina

January 11, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase

Tattoos can tell a tale of the owner’s life and experiences. They often illustrate the inner feelings and emotions on the outside for the world to see. Some may be small, others rather large, but each tattoo has a deeper meaning...

Holiday fun is here

Story: Annisa Whims, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

Filed under Features

Stuffed with delicious turkey and the need for stretchy pants, that time of year is upon us. Yes, Thanksgiving and the holiday season has arrived. Along with delicious food and cliche activities, what makes Thanksgiving suc...

Cosplay scene takes break until January

Story: Hannah Clark, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

Filed under Features

For those involved in the Michigan Cosplay scene, convention season has ended with the passing of Youmacon on Nov. 6. There are no more in-state conventions until Jan. 21 when Washicon is held at Eastern Michigan University. ...

Lots of upcoming concerts in Michigan

Story: Leigh Blosser, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

Filed under Features

Here’s a rundown on upcoming area concerts. Lots to do in Michigan this winter and spring. Grand Rapids Symphony: Video Games  Live: 1-7-2017, Saturday, 8:00 PM, Devos Hall in Grand Rapids, MI. Christopher Cros...

Teacher turned author: Shoemaker publishes book

Story: Leah Winston, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016

Filed under Features

“Flesh and Stones: Field Notes From a Finite World,” a collection of essays written by Haslett High American Literature teacher Jan Shoemaker, hit bookstores Oct. 29. Shoemaker has been writing essays for years. Her subjects...

BackSTORY Online

Story: Linsey Nichols, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

Filed under Features

Cooper Adams - Junior “I like Christmas a lot. Family is together, people are happy. I don’t celebrate it in a Christian way, like a family together way. My sisters usually come home for the holidays. My oldest sister, Hal...

Haslett community ralies to support Pringle

Story: Spencer Hart and Alyssa Jackson

November 4, 2016

Filed under Features, News

The warm feelings started back in July when middle school science teacher Colleen Pringle underwent her first surgery for breast cancer. When she got out of surgery, Pringle had 18 people waiting for her in the waiting roo...

Join the Ghost Tour at MSU

Story: Hannah Clark, Starff Writer

October 14, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Features

Michigan State University is hosting its third annual “Apparitions and Archeology,” a ghost tour to celebrate the haunted history and the Halloween season on MSU campus. The tour will be on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. and will move...

Eighth graders get a feel for the big kids band

Story: Felicity Frobom, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Features

The Haslett High School varsity football game Sept. 23 was an important event for the marching band. The Eighth Grade Invitational is a yearly occurrence in which the eighth graders in band get a chance to see what high schoo...

Advanced art draws for the day at the Broad

Story: Anissa Kroll, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Features

The Haslett High School advanced art class traveled  to the Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University Sept. 28.  The event was a drawing marathon that lasted from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.  The free event wasn’t just for art cla...

Tech crew plays big part in HHS musical

Story: Linsey Nichols, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Features

Tech is a big part of the fall musical at Haslett High School. Even though tech crew are  not on stage, they are working just as hard as the actors and pit band. Shannon McCloskey, junior at Haslett High School, runs the light...

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