The Echoes

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Fighting a Battle

Sydney Hinze, Feature Editor

February 28, 2019

“Do you know what incurable means?” For sophomore Sofia Canchola the response to that weighty question was much more positive than her doctor’s reality. “I told her (the doctor) that I’m not going to be...

Alcohol tearing a family apart

Hannah Huynh, Feature Writer

February 28, 2019

When Julie* was seven, her father picked her up after school. He watched as his favorite little girl came to greet him in the carpool lane at a local elementary school. As he greeted his daughter, the stench of alco...


Nathan Cantor, Personal Commentary

February 25, 2019

“I don’t know how to tell you this, mijo, but your brother is in prison.” A Spider-Man action figure fell out of my hands and hit the floor. His webs splattered across the tile and the wall. My mom held the phone by...

Winter Royalty Finalists

Winter Royalty Finalists

January 18, 2019

Winter Royalty Days

January 9, 2019

Monday: July in January Tuesday: Meme Day Wednesday: Denim/Flannel Day Thursday: School Colors FACULTY: Staff polos SENIORS: Red JUNIORS: White SOPHOMORES: Black FRESHMEN: Gray Friday: Rapper Day...

Winter Royalty Candidates

January 9, 2019

BOYS: Ian Papenfus Christopher Busby Jeremiah Delzer Cameron Geary Conner McCracken GIRLS: Shelby Fischer Sydney Petit Hassie Hood Brooke DeSha Sadie Hamm

The value of dreaming

Faith Resig, Editor in Chief

March 23, 2018

I took a deep breath and closed my eyes before walking through the door. I knew that the next four years, not to mention the rest of my life, would be determined by what happened in that room. Not long after, my hands shook as...

Picking a Parent

Chase Wells, Feature Editor

February 8, 2018

   From Disney movies to romance novels, today’s culture is saturated with stories of true love and happy endings.   The hero always wins over the heroine, and, in the end, they live happily ever after, cementing their love for each other in a beautif...

Two seniors beat the odds to make All State three times in a row

Faith Reisig, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2017

This year, along with many other All State participants, the vocal music program at SHS is sending two seniors for their third time. This means that these students auditioned each year they were eligible to do so and made the...

Club pictures day

Faith Reisig, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2017

It's a familiar sight, the Jostens photographers setting up shop in the gym to take pictures of different club activities. This Monday from shortly after noon until almost 3:00, the names of different organizations could be...

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