Month: January 2018

Winter Dance Team: The Work Behind the Steps

By: Lauren LaBanc The Winter Dance Team is a club of 14 girls from all grade levels, focused on performances and entertaining the fans at both JV and Varsity basketball games. Not only do they dance at these basketball games…

Wonder Review: An Uplifting Film on Kindness and Acceptance

By Grace Amato. ¨When given the choice between right or kind, choose kind,¨ Mr. Browne, a fifth-grade teacher at Beecher Prep Middle School, tells a classroom full of eager children on the first day of school, his gaze zeroing in…

Working to Keep Playing

By: Jacqueline Hernandez. As students begin high school, they are encouraged to try new activities and sports, although some students will continue playing sports they already have been playing. Being committed to a sport is challenging, as athletes have to…

Sports Stereotypes: The Movies Aren’t Right This Time Around

By Christina Vitakis In every high school movie, there’s always cliques, especially when it comes to athletes. The football players are often seen gathered in groups, throwing a football to the other members of the football team. Nearby, sit the…

Raising the Bar for Gymnasts

By: Sydney Liptak Four days a week, usually during varying hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, North Royalton gymnasts can be found in the gym giving each other words of encouragement as they each work towards their individual goals.…

Wrestling to be the Only Girl on the Team

By: Hayley Cotrau Jaelyn Fazio, a senior at NRHS, is one of the only girls to be it on the  wrestling team, which officially started in November and ends in March. Jaelyn practices six days a week for several hours…