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  • Natasha Nieuwenhuis uses the arts to overcome obstacles

    Natasha Nieuwenhuis uses the arts to overcome obstacles

    By Ave'r McKay, Editor in Chief

    March 23, 2017

    Senior Natasha Nieuwenhuis has been overcoming struggles her entire life. From sicknesses to family situations, she has managed to keep her head up and pull through. When she was younger, she wanted to be a singer, then a painter. She started writing as a way to pass the time while waiting...

    Senior Natasha Nieuwenhuis (second from right) enjoys hanging out with her family: Nadia (l to r), Aidan, and her father, Mr. Dirk Nieuwenhuis.

    IMAGE / Courtesy of Natasha Nieuwenhuis

The flu affects thousands, past and present

The flu affects thousands, past and present

By Jenna Robinson, Editor

The influenza pandemic of 1918 was responsible for the deaths of 600,000 Americans and more than 50 million people worldwide. Nearly a hundred years ago, the pandemic started...

March 20No Comments

Sloan’s Titanic exhibit takes visitors back in history

Sloan’s Titanic exhibit takes visitors back in history

By Autumn Prescott, Reporter

The Sloan Longway museum will be giving people a chance to take a trip through history dating back to 1912 with its new Titanic exhibits. The exhibits, which opened Ja...

March 16No Comments

Monopoly replaces thimble game piece in new design

Monopoly replaces thimble game piece in new design

By Autumn Prescott, Reporter

Last month, Hasbro toy company held a worldwide contest asking fans of the Monopoly board game to vote on eight game tokens for the new generation. Hasbro decided a change...

March 13No Comments

Germs are winning: Excessive absences plague KHS

Germs are winning: Excessive absences plague KHS

March 10

Students and staff have been coughing up some absences the past few weeks. When walking through the halls of KHS and sitting in classrooms, you hear sniffles, coughs, and...

Teens drive distracted more often compared to other drivers

Teens drive distracted more often compared to other drivers

March 8

Texting or engaging on a phone while driving is one of the leading causes of vehicular accidents, especially among teens. Government statistics say that 68 percent of...

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Cheer girls named All-State, team earns academic honors

Cheer girls named All-State, team earns academic honors

By Kate Monreal, Reporter

Three cheer athletes earned All-State honors when the Competitive Cheer Coaches Association of Michigan recently announced its All-State selections. Senior Hailey Baltosser...

March 23No Comments

United hockey will join new conference next season

United hockey will join new conference next season

By Connor Earegood, Reporter

The United hockey team, which Kearsley players are part of, will change its conference next season. The team will join the Mid-Michigan Hockey Conference, which will include...

March 21No Comments

Compete for prizes in the second annual Eclipse March Madness Challenge

Compete for prizes in the second annual Eclipse March Madness Challenge

By Ryan Thomas, Editor in Chief

The NCAA men's basketball tournament starts Tuesday, March 14, and The Eclipse is hosting its second annual Kearsley Eclipse March Madness Challenge, which is a free bracket...

March 13No Comments

Boys bowling advances to quarterfinals, Linn earns All-State honors

Boys bowling advances to quarterfinals, Linn earns All-State honors

By Alexis Roof, Reporter

After the boys bowling team advanced from the qualifying round of the MHSAA Division 2 state final, Kearsley faced Eaton Rapids. The Hornets were down by 100 pins after...

March 7No Comments

Queens of the alley: Girls bowling wins fourth consecutive state title

Queens of the alley: Girls bowling wins fourth consecutive state title

March 7

Tarrence, Harburn earn All-State wrestling honors

Tarrence, Harburn earn All-State wrestling honors

March 6

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ exceeds expectations

‘Beauty and the Beast’ exceeds expectations

By Autumn Prescott, Reporter

I was just as excited as any 5-year-old on opening weekend  of the new rendition of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast." All of the commercials, trailers, and song releases...

March 21No Comments

‘Murder Will Make Him Mine’ kills its debut

‘Murder Will Make Him Mine’ kills its debut

By Heather McNeill, Reporter

The actors "Murder Will Make Him Mine" killed their performance on opening night, Thursday, March 9. The play was written by senior Rian Schulz and directed by senior Cami...

March 10No Comments

Five students express their tastes in music

Five students express their tastes in music

By Jenna Robinson, Editor

Jesse Counelis, senior What is your favorite band or performer? "My favorite band is Pearl Jam," Counelis said. Why is this band or performer your favorite? "The first ...

March 9No Comments

‘Murder Will Make Him Mine’ debuts this week

‘Murder Will Make Him Mine’ debuts this week

By Alexis Roof, Reporter

This year the Drama Club will be performing the play "Murder Will Make Him Mine." The play is directed by senior Cami Clarambeau, student director, and Mrs. Renee Kotzian. The...

March 6No Comments

“Fist Fight” contains some laughs but falls flat

“Fist Fight” contains some laughs but falls flat

March 1

Movie buffs, here are 10 classic movies you should watch

Movie buffs, here are 10 classic movies you should watch

February 10

Movie production under investigation for animal abuse

Movie production under investigation for animal abuse

February 8

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The student news site of Kearsley High School in Flint, Michigan
The student news site of Kearsley High School in Flint, Michigan