The student news site of Utica High School


The student news site of Utica High School


The student news site of Utica High School


When should Christmas go back into the attic?

When should Christmas go back into the attic?

TeYanna Eades, Reporter January 6, 2023

The Christmas season was full of joy, laughter, and presents not to mention the few weeklong breaks students had. "A little over a week after Christmas," sophomore Alessandra Ivanj said. "Since it ends...

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer talks about the infrastructure for a new Michigan Connected Corridor on Aug. 13.

Michigan extends restrictions amid rising COVID cases

Simmi Singh, Online reporter December 17, 2020

Restrictions that were put in place by Michigan's health department have been been extended to Dec. 20. The restrictions were supposed to end on Dec. 8, but due to rising COVID-19 cases and deaths in Michigan,...

Celebrating New Years Eve Safely During COVID-19

Grace Leonardi, Editor December 15, 2020

New Year’s Eve. A day to spend with family and friends, celebrating the past year of our lives, while looking ahead to our next chapter. COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives this past year, changing...

Many Americans do their Christmas shopping on Black Friday.

Tis’ the shopping season

Anthony Barney, Editor December 19, 2019

Mark the calendars, starting Nov. 1, tis’ the season of shopping. The explosion of fireworks in the north parking lot of Oakland Mall, hosted by Macy’s, is used to initiate the Christmas shopping season....

Members of the Utica band performed under the fireworks that were added to the ceremony this year.

Downtown Utica lights up for the holidays

Parker Hopkins, Digital Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2019

For the third year in a row, the City of Utica has hosted a Tree Lighting ceremony. In the past, the ceremony included carolers, horse-drawn carriages and visits from Santa Claus. This year’s Tree...

‘Tis the Holiday Season

Selina Rivera, Online Reporter December 16, 2019

It's time to get into holiday spirit. With the holidays slowly coming upon us, most families and friends are preparing for a holiday tradition that they engage in every year. A tradition is an event that...

Displays in the area light it up in preparation for the holidays

Displays in the area light it up in preparation for the holidays

Aubrey Stellman, Guest Reporter December 21, 2018

Whether they are over-the-top decorations that blink to music, an entire town decked head-to-toe, or only the typical simple-yet-homey display of decor, the light displays put up each year are a classic...

Teacher Jennifers Allore winning classroom door during the 2017 door decorating contest.

Door decorating contests brings holiday cheer

Chris Esmont and Elizabeth Cetnar December 19, 2017

This year, the student council decided to host a door decorating contest before the holiday spirit week. The festive event helped students, staff, and visitors get into the holiday spirit. Doors were...

Detroit Zoo holiday traditions expand

Detroit Zoo holiday traditions expand

Kaci Watt, Copy Editor December 22, 2016

The holiday season is here and with it many festivities. It’s a time for lights, family, friends, and fun--all of which can be achieved at The Detroit Zoo. Each year the zoo is known for its extensive...

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