Month: January 2017

Gabby White’s Journey to West Point

By Hailey Milsap. North Royalton High School senior Gabby White has been accepted into the United States Military Academy, also known as West Point. Next fall, she will be traveling to New York on her journey to success. She has hopes…

Social Studies Teacher Tests Waters with Swim from Alcatraz

By Anna Blyer. Social studies teacher Mr. Folk does challenging athletic events every year, including the Iron Man and Triple Bypass bike event, and this summer’s event will be the Sharkfest Swim.  All together there are twelve different swims, but…

Girls and Boys Swim Teams Look to Return to States

By Emily Butler. Returning members of North Royalton High School’s swim team are determined to make their second consecutive State Championship appearances this year. Swimmers from both the girls and boys teams were able to swim at the state meet…

NRHS Spotlight: Megan Scharrer’s Experience in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

By Fatimah Elghazawi. Each Thanksgiving, many families across the United States curl up by the television for an annual tradition: watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. The star-studded and action-packed festivities are often a dream for many to observe, and our…

Aleppo: What It Is, and Why It’s Important

By Fatimah Elghazawi. In a day and age driven by technology, it’s only natural that most individuals gain their awareness of news and ongoing events around the world from social media. We live during a time in which there are,…

Who’s Better- Michael Jordan or LeBron James?

By Mido Elghazawi. The age old question- who’s better- Michael Jordan or LeBron James? It’s hard to compare the two since they never played in the same era, but comparing statistics can give us a better idea of who is…

Superstitions and Team Rituals: Athletes’ Edition

By Khrystyna Tsybulya. Like walking under a ladder, a black cat crossing your path, breaking a mirror, or, even, the expression “knock on wood,” athletes have superstitions, too. When “athlete superstition” comes to mind, your mind might go right to…

Movie Review: “Sing.” Does it Deserve ‘a Note’ of Praise?

By Khrystyna Tsybulya. After dazzling the movie world with the fun-loving cartoons the “Secret Life of Pets,” “The Lorax,” and yellow minions, Illumination Entertainment returns with a lively and uplifting experience to watch, “Sing.” Koala Buster Moon is the owner…

Seniors’ Thoughts On Their Final Sports Season

By Mitch Jurcevic. Being an athlete in high school surely can come with many responsibilities. There is conditioning, practices, games, tournaments, and many other events to deal with. This must be done while also balancing schoolwork. At the end of…

Back To The Slopes NRHS Goes

By Justin Novak. Winter is upon us in Northeast Ohio once again. Nights are long, the days shorter, and people are once again taking to the slopes at Boston Mills-Brandywine. Perhaps you’ve been a lifelong skier or snowboarder, or perhaps…