Category: Features

Mrs. Vance Honored with Crystal Starfish Award

By: Emma Kolick. Once a semester, the Crystal Starfish award is bestowed upon two members of North Royalton City Schools’ staff who exemplify the traits that are most valued in our district’s community. In addition to the attributes of perseverance,…

The History of North Royalton High School

By: Sakthi Kasi. North Royalton High School is about to undergo major structural changes in the upcoming years. But this isn’t the first major change for this building. In fact, North Royalton High School wasn’t even called North Royalton High…

Power of Pen: Where Are They Now?

By Tina Avondet. In the year 2013 a small group of North Royalton middle schoolers were selected to be in the creative writing team, Power of the Pen. Lead by Mrs. Drescher, these young students would embark on the storytelling…

Marching Through the Basics

By Mia Haber. More than 250 band students take the field during a football game. Behind all the drills and seriousness of marching band, there are many other aspects that are missed or misunderstood. Going into marching band as a…

Mr. Kish: Football Captain to History Teacher

By: Emma Kolick. At North Royalton High School, Mr. Kish can be found in the back of the 400’s hallway teaching sophomores general and AP US History. Despite the fact that since 2002 over 2,000 students have taken his class,…

Disability Education: Squashing Stereotypes

By: Sydney Liptak. Terri Garr, an American actress from Ohio with Multiple Sclerosis once said, “I find the real disability is people who can’t find joy in life and are bitter.” Upon walking into Mrs. Vance’s high school classroom for…

A Horticulturist’s Dream

By Carolyn Bajzer. Whether it be through an artsy Instagram post or the occasional upload from a Tumblr photography blog, chances are you may have come across the recent influx of fascination towards plants. More specifically: cactus and succulents. Now…