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Bumpi

Bumpi

Rylee Lorimer, Special Contributor April 6, 2023

In my nightmare, I see my grandpa standing there. Never blinking, never smiling, never breathing. Bumpi died when I was ten. It was the first death of a loved one that I experienced. I was his girl, and...

The Basement

The Basement

Jaden Onstott, Special Contributor February 23, 2023

My sister, twenty-something years old and a mother, lives here at my parent’s house with her husband and son. I believe it has been like this for maybe two years as I helped with my young nephew. And...

My Turn to Seek

My Turn to Seek

Ryah Cote, Special Contributor February 9, 2023

It was a usual Thursday night of making dinner for the girls, assisting with the overwhelming amount of homework, and tied in with everything else the constant bickering between the two sisters. By this...

Quick 180

Quick 180

Micah Wittler, Special Contributor February 2, 2023

Walking into the unknown. Down a corridor toward the meeting room. With a knot in my stomach, I knock on the door and enter. Despite COVID shutting everything down for nearly a year, I had been consistently...

How Can Hair Mean So Much and So Little?

How Can Hair Mean So Much and So Little?

Ryley Anderson, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

Hair meant everything to me when my aunt had lost all hers to chemo two years ago. She had beautiful, long, thick, black hair.  I remember the week we flew back up to North Dakota sitting on the gray...

The First Break

Nick Harding, Special Contributor November 3, 2022

I watched as they rolled the cast over my forearm for the last time. I tried to lift my arms up, but the casts were heavy and awkward. I...

The Sweet Taste of Dirt

The Sweet Taste of Dirt

Bella Neiberger, Student Contributor October 20, 2022

The sides of my cheeks pulled my lips into a tight smile as I stood in a circle around the grooming area. It was the first day of horse camp. The sun shone through the big doors just down the hall, filling...

We had no idea why those owls fell out of the tree.

We had no idea that two days later, bombs would be falling on our heads instead of owls.

Owls: A Memoir of Fear

Scout Editors February 25, 2022
We had no idea why those owls fell out of the tree. We had no idea that two days later, bombs would be falling on our heads instead of owls.
Adoption, or Something Like That

Adoption, or Something Like That

Maddie Chambers March 4, 2021

I pull a California stop at the next red octagon I encounter, which earns a slight eye roll from myself at my own driving and a smart comment from Rachel in the passenger seat. “Nice stop,” Rachel...

Loose Lip Slips

Loose Lip Slips

Camry Brown February 25, 2021

The sun blazed on our roof, turning the house into a scorching hot convection oven. August was not a kind month for our 100-year-old house. Any cold air produced by our pathetic AC unit would leak out...

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