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Freshman Focus

Paul Janes, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

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Almost a semester into the school year, many of the freshmen have gotten a hold of how things work here at the high school. However, just because the freshmen are involved and know what is going on, it does not mean the rest...

Keeping up with Weigel

Emmeline Roney, Maddie VanGessel, Copy Editor, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

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The students of East Grand Rapids have welcomed the new principal, Craig Weigel, with open arms into the high school. Since the start of the 2017-2018 school year, Weigel has dedicated his time to connecting with the student body,...

The role of community in Yom Kippur

Emmeline Roney, Nora Verdier, and Lauren Vanden Bosch

October 17, 2017

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When we visited Temple Emanuel on the night of Yom Kippur, we saw flickering candles casting shadows on a gold backdrop of ancient designs and Hebrew scripture. We saw temple members mingle, shaking hands, and embracing one anothe...

An in-depth look at artist Kyd Kane

An in-depth look at artist Kyd Kane

Lauren Vanden Bosch, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017

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Focus on DeMarcus Farmer

Focus on DeMarcus Farmer

Justine Banbury, Sports Editor

May 10, 2017

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Seniors make their final college decision in less than a week

Grace Ruppert, Focus Editor

April 27, 2017

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The deadline for college decisions is quickly approaching. On May 1, seniors will have to put their deposit down at the school they plan to attend. They will have to inform the other colleges that accepted them that they don’t...

The Life of a KCTC Student

Katherine Lykins, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

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Sam Stanage ‘18 had the opportunity to do a building search for suspects and, although just a practice, was surprised by the extreme physicality and intensity. After repeating this practice a couple of times, Stanage, along with ...

Students and teachers take a second look at the required reading curriculum

Nora Verdier, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2016

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Required reading. Two simple words that can cause stress, boredom, and maybe even the slightest grunt or roll of the eyes. It’s no secret than many high school students consider reading assigned English texts to be a chore, no...