Car Care for the Cold

Grace Cruikshank, Backpage Editor

December 21, 2017


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The winter months are upon us and the roads are getting icy. Over half of the people in our school are licensed drivers, so it is important to be prepared in case of any sudden car problems, breakdowns, or accidents due to the slippery roads and freezing weather. Here are the essentials that will help keep you safe this winter:

Is Christmas Spirit Becoming Way Too Claustrophobic?

Is Christmas Spirit Becoming Way Too Claustrophobic?

Anna Hoffmann and Isabella Bennett

December 21, 2017


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In a little less than a week, Christmas will have come and gone. It seems as if time flies at warp speed, but it also feels like the Christmas festivities started forever-and-a-day ago. Each year, the Christmas commercials start earlier and earlier. Some even begin airing before Thanksgiving. Some stores even start selling their Christmas merchandise before Halloween starts. Each year it feels like Christmas gets more and more commercialized, and because of that, it becomes overwhelming.

Pumpkin Spice Caramel Apples: Recipe and Reviews

Pumpkin Spice Caramel Apples: Recipe and Reviews

Grace Cruikshank, Backpage Editor

October 27, 2017


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Melt butter in a medium-sized, heavy-bottomed saucepan on medium-low heat. Add brown and white sugar and corn syrup. Stir regularly, being sure to scrape the bottom of the pot, until the mixture begins to boil (about 30 minutes). Resist the temptation to raise the heat.

Fantastic fungi

Fantastic fungi

Grace Cruikshank, Backpage Editor

September 29, 2017


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Jayme Pantekoek is an athletic trainer and owns a weight training company called Full Strength. Jayme has also formed an interest and gained a lot of knowledge about mushrooms and their mysteries. Here, she shares her passion with Breezes.

Is being an “average” student good enough anymore?

Is being an “average” student good enough anymore?

Anna Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2017


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I, like many other teenagers, have asked myself the pestering question, “am I good enough?” more than I would ever like to admit. Now that I am a senior, I wonder this more and more as I stress over college applications. As I continue to go through this stress, I notice my peers experiencing similar worries. The future is unknown, which is a terrifying reality.

You Probably Subscribe to Groupthink, Even if You Disavow It

You Probably Subscribe to Groupthink, Even if You Disavow It

Tommy Pratt, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


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Throughout evolutionary history, being in a group has always been a huge survival advantage. Groups offer mutual protection and the promise of sharing resources. They foster the development of new ideas, and they create communities. It could be said with accuracy that each formed society has been created by another, but groups are also known for doing nearly everything together once they have established themselves as a group.

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