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  • What is mindfulness?

    What is mindfulness?

    Mackenzie Malone and Madalyn Dishman

    December 12, 2018

    In a world where things seem to be moving a mile a minute and there is hardly any time to take for ourselves, it can be hard to remember the bigger picture of life. The word “mindfulness” is pretty self explanatory in itself. The concept is all about the awareness of your surroundings and att...

  • Musical informational meeting announced

    Musical informational meeting announced

    Parker Hopkins, Editor

    December 9, 2018

    If you're interested in being a part of the spring musical, 'We Will Rock You', you're in luck: an informational meeting will be held on Dec. 10 after school. It will take place in the auditorium, and all are welcome to attend. Any questions you have will be answered by seasoned actors, techs and...

  • Buses stop

    Buses stop

    Madalyn Dishman, Editor-in-chief

    December 4, 2018

    Transportation has long been considered a given for students in most school districts across Michigan. However, with a decline in bus drivers, Utica Community Schools, the second largest school district in the state, has been facing continuous issues regarding transportation this year. While there...

  • Uniting Academics and Athletics

    Uniting Academics and Athletics

    Jacob Joseph, Managing Editor

    November 30, 2018

    While in high school, academics and athletics play an important part of life. Whether your main focus is academics, athletics, school clubs, or multiple organizations, everyone must find a balance for it all. Many students do multiple combinations of clubs, sports, and AP (Advanced Placement) classes. Having...

  • Friday Night Madness Frenzy

    Friday Night Madness Frenzy

    Jacob Joseph, Managing Editor

    November 15, 2018

    "What is Friday Night Madness?" you may ask. On Friday, Nov. 15, Utica High School is hosting a special fundraiser for the Special Olympics. The fundraising event will begin at six o'clock that will include a variety of sports teams to showcase their skills. All levels of the boys and girls basketball will showcase their skills by scrimmaging against each other. The varsity dance team ...

  • Reaching for my star

    Reaching for my star

    Haley Grooms, Editor

    November 14, 2018

    Almost everyone knows someone with cancer. At age five, my mom became that someone. I never really understood much when I was younger. My thoughts and ideas consisted of what the next episode of "Dragon Tales" would be about and when my friends could come over. Even if I did not understand at the...

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