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Fenton students participate in Tri County Ninja competition

Fenton students participate in Tri County Ninja competition

Madi Wheeler, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2019


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On March 15-17, local business Tri County Ninja hosted their first Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association (UNAA) competition. Many students attended the competition, some of whom are employees at the gym were there in the action instead of teaching. “Watching my fellow employees run was very cool,”...

IB theatre prepares to perform ‘Steel Magnolias’

IB theatre prepares to perform ‘Steel Magnolias’

Taron Masi, Online Editor

March 5, 2019


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In the past two months, there have been 10 snow days. During those 10 days the IB Theatre class was unable to rehearse for their upcoming show, Steel Magnolias. “During some of the snow days,” junior Gabi Blumenschein said, “we would come in and rehearse. The snow days slowed us down a bit a...

Ambassadors perform Back by Popular Demand concert

Ambassadors perform Back by Popular Demand concert

Bree Soule, Writer

March 1, 2019


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As the curtains opened and the music began, the Ambassadors started their Back By Popular Demand concert of the year. With a total of 31 songs, 10 being in the “rockapella” medley, the concert took place Feb. 22 and Feb. 23. “This was my first Back By Popular Demand show,” junior Emily Wright...

Count day provides funding to the Fenton school district

Sydney Bommersbach, Online Editor

February 26, 2019


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The funding for all public school districts is determined by two days a year, known as ‘count days’. Chosen by the state, there is one day in October and one in February. “Our per pupil funding that the state provides is determined by how many students are enrolled in our buildings,” Supe...

Fenton District exceeds snow day limit, explores calendar options

Fenton District exceeds snow day limit, explores calendar options

Gracie Warda, Assistant Online Editor

February 25, 2019


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A record-breaking winter has caused the Fenton district to close a total of 12 days this year; which is well over the six-day allowance by the state. Plans are in motion for making up the difference in time, but uncertainty about future snow days postpones finalized plans. “The trend the last few y...

Former Fenton student Annie Hayes performs at Carnegie Hall

Dylan Dockins, Writer

February 22, 2019


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When Annie Hayes left Fenton High last June and applied to Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan, she never could have predicted that she and her Percussion Ensemble group would perform at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan, New York. “A group asked us to play from Baldwin Wallace Conservatory...

Government shutdown doesn’t currently pose threat to local schools

Government shutdown doesn’t currently pose threat to local schools

Gracie Warda, Assistant Online Editor

January 10, 2019


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As of Jan. 10, the government shutdown by Donald Trump’s administration has lasted for 20 days; it’s creeping up on the previous record of 21 days in 1995-1996, according to the New York Times. The duration of this shutdown has created substantial impacts for several government agencies, including...

IB theatre presents cast for new play ‘Columbinus’

Taron Masi, Online Editor

January 9, 2019


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The cast and crew list of IB Theater’s newest show “Columbinus” has been posted. By IB Theater director Lori Thompson. “Columbinus is a production written by the United States Theatre Project,” Thompson said. “I first saw it in Chicago. I thought it was so powerful and I knew I had to...

Video teacher Jacob Davis seeks new opportunity with Apple Inc.

Madi Wheeler, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 7, 2019


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After graduating from Fenton High in 2014 and becoming the new video production teacher a month ago, Jacob Davis received the opportunity to work with one of the nation's largest technology companies, Apple, Inc. “I will be taking on the title of Computer Vision Quality Assurance Engineer and Videographer,”...

Charity organizations offer advice on volunteering

Charity organizations offer advice on volunteering

Gracie Warda, Assistant Online Editor

November 30, 2018


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While many people picture the holiday season as a time of prosperity with gifts clustered around a Christmas tree and a massive Thanksgiving dinner, 43.1 million Americans living in poverty will picture it very differently. To help those in need, thousands of volunteers step up to support chariti...

Black Friday deals in Fenton

Black Friday deals in Fenton

Hannah Young, Writer

November 21, 2018


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Black Friday; the day after Thanksgiving and traditionally the start of holiday shopping brings major stores like Target, Walmart and Amazon to publish their deals weeks ahead of the holiday. Local stores like Eclections, Gilks and others have published theirs for Fenton’s Black Friday.    Walmart o...

A summary of Michigan’s midterm elections

A summary of Michigan’s midterm elections

Taron Masi, Online Editor

November 8, 2018


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The 2018 midterm elections will go down in history for the number of record-breaking firsts. From diversity, poll counts and new laws regarding recreational marijuana, the midterms are making headlines across the country. Thirty-three newly elected women will add to the 65 incumbents in the House of Repr...