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Prom Tips and Tricks

Prom Tips and Tricks

Quincy Balius, Student Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

With the big dance coming up in less than two weeks, it's time for the annual Ketochi advice column on prom. While it may seem scary (especially if you're an underclassman going for the first time), prom is meant to be a fun night out, and we're here to help make it great for you. Gender-Neutral Tips S...

The Complete Guide to Teen Invisibility

The Complete Guide to Teen Invisibility

Gavin Mikes, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Welcome to a crash course on how to be invisible throughout high school. What follows is a breakdown of things that help us teenagers stay unnoticed for as much of our high school years as possible. The first objective to fulfill is the clothing and hairstyle. Clothing is the main focus because...

Technology: Friend or Foe

Technology: Friend or Foe

Gavin Mikes, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

After a hard day at work or school, what do you usually do? If you said sit down and play on electronics, you're not the only one. More and more people are getting connected to the world around them via technology, making it possible to get in touch with people from across the world. This also poses...

The Inauguration of President Donald J. Trump

The Inauguration of President Donald J. Trump

Douglas DiAngelis, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump, at once the most loved and hated figure in America, became the 45th President of the United States of America. Just like all presidents before him, he now must carry the torch and assume the awesome responsibility through the peaceful transition of power,...

Administrators’ Corner: Bullying at Cascade Public Schools

Administrators’ Corner: Bullying at Cascade Public Schools

Siobhan Hathhorn, Kevin Sukut, and Justin Barnes

December 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Bullying is undoubtedly a serious issue and one that is widely discussed in our social media, the printed press, and in social circles of both children and adults.  It is obviously a form of harmful aggression, but what exactly does it mean to be bullied in school? The most common definition of bullying is p...

Winter Winter, Go Away!

Winter Winter, Go Away!

Kelli Ober, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Winter. Ugh. Just those six letters bring treacherous thoughts of the next few months to my mind. Not to offend anyone that likes this terrible season, but winter sucks. Getting out of bed to go to school is hard, everyone can agree with that. But it's even worse in the winter. You're expected to...

Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ a Triumph

Gibson’s ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ a Triumph

Douglas DiAngelis, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Hacksaw Ridge is a combination of madness and majesty, and, in the end, comes across as one of the best films I've seen in a while. Directed by Mel Gibson, a well-seasoned movie star and a respected director, the film does an excellent job of explaining the story of Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), a consci...

A Country Divided

A Country Divided

Quincy Balius, Student Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Half of the country is reeling today after the results of the presidential election were announced early this morning. In fewer than 70 days, the villain Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Half of the country is celebrating today after the results of the presidential...

October 29, 2016: A Date We Won’t Soon Forget

October 29, 2016: A Date We Won’t Soon Forget

Ashley Tait, Ketochi Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

In 1995, President Bill Clinton had not even begun his second term in office, the average price of a gallon of gasoline was $1.15, Kobe Bryant was a senior in high school, the top single on the Billboard year-end chart was Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio, and every member of the 2016 Badger football team was...

Get Buff and Stay Tough

Get Buff and Stay Tough

Douglas DiAngelis, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

If there is one thing I do and do well, it is staying in the best shape I can possibly be in. Ever since my dad brought home a couple of free weights and a bench, I've been hooked. When I first started working out, I thought it was going to be nothing too strenuous. In weightlifting, or in any type...

Black vs. Blue

Black vs. Blue

Douglas DiAngelis, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

With all of the conflict in the world, whether it's another terrorist attack or another protest over racism, the men and women in blue will arrive on the scene to help keep the peace and enforce the law. There have always been a positive and negative views about the police force, and with the recent...

George R.R. Martin’s ‘A Game Of Thrones’

George R.R. Martin’s ‘A Game Of Thrones’

Douglas DiAngelis, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Before the epic HBO television series Game of Thrones took the television world by storm, it was a five-book series by acclaimed fantasy writer George R.R. Martin. In A Game of Thrones, the first book of the series, the action takes place during a medieval-like time period in Westeros, one of the four c...

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