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The Undertaker closes the coffin on his career

The Undertaker closes the coffin on his career

April 7, 2017

One… Two… Three… And just like that it was over. A stunned crowd sat silently, as if they didn’t...

Jack Rolfes created this self-portrait for his staff profile for The Quill.

Dear Jack

March 20, 2017

Dear Jack, It was 1:20 AM when I found out. I was lying in bed, half-asleep. After seeing a few vague...

Some of music's most recognizable guitars (Photo edited by Joe Reiter)

Take a look back at music’s most iconic guitars

March 10, 2017

Before I rant on about guitars, here is why they have been on my mind ever since I saw the big news in...

Reality or pipe dream: Tim Tebow tries baseball

Reality or pipe dream: Tim Tebow tries baseball

March 10, 2017

With the hot California sun beating down on him, Tim Tebow was crushing baseballs over the fence at Ded...

Coach Schoenfeld makes history

March 7, 2017

Last week, the Elder basketball team arose victorious over Northwest making head coach Joe Schoenfeld...

Suggested electives

Suggested electives

March 3, 2017

Elder High School has a huge list of electives to choose from.  From Music Theory to Sculpture; Photography...

The four teachers interviewed surrounding a new born baby girl and boy.

New babies in the building

February 12, 2017

There must be something in the air recently this year at Elder. New life has been blossoming through the faculty and staff left and r...

Is ADHD medicine harmful or helpful?

February 6, 2017

In this video, I discuss the growing trend of using ADHD drugs. I talk to students who take Adderall,...

Fantastic Food Search Season 2 Episode 3: Popeyes

February 3, 2017

Once again the Fantastic Food Search Crew is out in search of some good eats.  We've traveled to Glenway...

Trump moves quickly

Trump moves quickly

February 3, 2017

With the world watching, Donald Trump had a very busy first week as President of the United States. He...

The Elder Glee Club celebrates the citizenship of Elder faculty member Mrs. Karin Kraeling

Teacher’s long road to citizenship

January 20, 2017

Elder High School is one of the best high schools in America.  And I am not just saying that.  Part...

The passing of a loved one

The passing of a loved one

January 11, 2017

Let's face it; we all take our parents for granted.  A great quote once was said, "You spend years wishing...

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