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the amazing scenery of

The Land of Paradise

November 8, 2018

The Atlantis Bahamas, also known as "Paradise island," first launched to the world 22 years ago. In all...

Teams Black and White after the game

Injuries strike during turkey bowl 2016

December 7, 2016

The tradition of the turkey bowl, taking place the days around Thanksgiving, is an event that sweeps...

Glee Club and Band compete in the Turkey Bowl

Glee Club and Band compete in the Turkey Bowl

December 2, 2016

For years, I have been hearing about this football game between the Glee Club and the Band. This past Thanksgiving break, I decided it was time to really see what it was all ...

What happened to your body on Thanksgiving?

What happened to your body on Thanksgiving?

December 2, 2015

The brief Thanksgiving break we received this past weekend went by way too quickly. I’m sure many of...

Aftermath of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Aftermath of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

December 2, 2015

Everyone loves the holidays, especially Christmas. For many families, Christmas shopping starts early,...

GoPro drastically changes view on life

GoPro drastically changes view on life

December 2, 2015

There is a new product that has given a company millions of dollars of profit and delivered a million...

Exams now 'required'

Exams now ‘required’

December 4, 2014

With the standards being held higher and higher here at Elder, all students know that the new exam exemption...

Members of the Glee Club and Band from the 2008 Turkey Bowl

Glee Club battles band in Turkey Bowl

November 21, 2014

Besides munching down on turkey and being thankful on Thanksgiving, families and friends everywhere participate...

Dance the night away at victory dance

Dance the night away at victory dance

November 10, 2014

In the United States, almost every high school has a prom in the springtime, which is anticipated by...

Thanksgiving surprise

Thanksgiving surprise

December 6, 2013

On the morning of Thanksgiving, I was watching the show Chuck, on Netflix. It was about one o clock ...

Thanksgiving = football

December 3, 2013

Not only is Thanksgiving a day to eat enormous amounts of turkey, potatoes, green beans, cranberries,...

a normal thanksgiving meal. photo credit to Jimmy Dirr

Getting “stuffed” at Thanksgiving

October 31, 2013

It’s that time of year again. Yes, that’s right, the time where eating mountains upon mountains of...

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