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April High School Student of the Month: Georgia Mortag

April High School Student of the Month: Georgia Mortag

River Hanson, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


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Congratulations to Cascade High School’s April Student of the Month, senior Georgia Mortag, who was nominated by English teacher Ashley Tait. Georgia was born August 24, 2001, to Jeff and Ruth Mortag. Jeff works as an Air Force Security officer while helping with his family's ranch, and Ruth also...

2019 Senior Spotlight

2019 Senior Spotlight

Caitlyn Hickam, Alaina Barger, Elizabeth Langenderfer, and Brenna Dezaiffe

May 13, 2019


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On Sunday, May 19 at 2 PM, the Cascade High School graduating class of 2019 will ride into the sunset as they embark on their lives outside of our school.  Here's a look at each student who will be walking across the stage to receive his or her diploma on Sunday.  Congratulations, Seniors, and best...

School, Community Work Together to Provide Backpack Meals

School, Community Work Together to Provide Backpack Meals

River Hanson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


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The school and community of Cascade have a long tradition of lending a helping hand to those in need. As a part of that tradition, the Backpack Meals program is an arrangement of small microwavable food items that go home with some of the students that need a little extra nutrition. It all started sever...

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Trayden Tait, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


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"This is your legacy on Earth when you leave this Earth: how many hearts you touched." -Patti Davis Anyone who knows anything about educators knows that they don't choose a career in that field for the money; they choose it because they want to make a difference in other people's lives. Mr. David E. M...

Student Teacher Feature: Brent Beley

Student Teacher Feature: Brent Beley

Madison Cope, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


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If you see a new face roaming the halls, shop, and ag room, it's probably Brent Beley, a student teacher under Eric Tilleman this semester. Beley was born on April 2, 1997 and grew up in Big Timber, Montana.  His favorite subject during that time was band.  While he was in high school, he participated...

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

Brenna Dezaiffe, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


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Nearly four years ago, Merle Infanger graduated from Cascade High School and was on his way to college.  A lot has changed since then. Initially planning to attend Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, Infanger was offered a six-month internship at a technology firm.  Infanger left...

Student Teacher Feature: McKenna Quinn

Student Teacher Feature: McKenna Quinn

Sydney Gutierrez, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


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McKenna Quinn is a new student teacher at Cascade.  She is spending her 14-week experience under Cascade English teachers Nancy McGonigal and Ashley Tait. Quinn teaches 7th Grade English, 8th Grade English, Media/Yearbook, English III, and English IV. She was born on May 7, 1996 and is currently...

Cascade Junior High Boys’ Basketball Team Ready for Season

Cascade Junior High Boys’ Basketball Team Ready for Season

Ricky Day, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Athletics, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Cascade Badgers junior high boys' basketball squad is used to going to countless open gyms, practices, summer leagues, and many other basketball functions during the past two years, and now it's time to see whether all of that hard work has paid off. There has been a big turnout of players this...

Junior High Lady Badgers Hope for Spectacular Season

Junior High Lady Badgers Hope for Spectacular Season

Kodiann Lynn, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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Famous UCLA basketball coach John Wooden once said, "Nothing will work unless you do." This is the quote that the Cascade Lady Badgers junior high girls' basketball team uses every day to work harder and achieve their goals. This season, the Lady Badgers are focusing on improving their fundamentals...

7-12 Badger of the Week: Ty Tweten

7-12 Badger of the Week: Ty Tweten

Kodiann Lynn, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


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Senior Ty Tweten was born on November 26, 2000, in Tacoma, Washington. Ty lives with his aunt and uncle, Lindsey and Joe Bloomquist. Ty's favorite food is fettucini alfredo with the sauce on the side. He enjoys watching his favorite basketball team, the Oklahoma City Thunder. Ty participates in...

K-6 Badger of the Week: Drake Lange

K-6 Badger of the Week: Drake Lange

Brenna Dezaiffe, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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This week's K-6 Badger of the Week is fourth-grader Drake Lange. Drake was born into the family of Jim and Teryl Lange on December 10, 2008. His father is a wildlife manager and his mother is a veterinarian. Drake is an only child. His favorite food is spaghetti, his favorite subject in school...

January High School Student of the Month: Seth Gutierrez

January High School Student of the Month: Seth Gutierrez

Sydney Gutierrez, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


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Congratulations to Seth Gutierrez for being January's High School Student of the Month! Seth Gutierrez was born on April 5, 2002. He is currently a junior and is 16 years old. His parents are Tanya, who works as a cosmetologist, and Wayne, who works as a mechanic. He has a younger sister in eighth...

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