In Memory of Jasmine Decker

Jasmine Decker was a bright eyed girl who had an endless love for life and horses. Although she transferred to West Perry from Greenwood, many of us knew exactly who she was. Jasmine was an Honor Roll student at West Perry and an avid equestrian at Cutting Edge Farm. She rode weekly on her favorite…

Most popular Christmas trees

Every year millions of people go out into the woods or to a Christmas tree farm to bring home a tree of their own. Some people look for the biggest one they can find. Others look for the prettiest or biggest one that can fit in their house. Not many people, however, think about what…

You drive me crazy

Pet peeves as defined by Merriam Webster are something that annoys or bothers a person very much. I believe that every person known to man has acquired a pet peeve throughout their years, some aquire more than others. Don’t you ever wonder what it is that causes us to develop this annoyance towards a particular…

Donations during Christmas

Donations during Christmas By:  Sam Loy Humans typically want to look out for each other. In fact, $358 billion dollars were donated to charities and nonprofits in 2014. But where does all this money really go? Looking the top salaries of CEO’s in these nonprofit organizations and charities, the numbers can be surprising. Going eleven…

Teacher recognition: Of the students?

By:  Luke Gorman In the second week of December, I decided to do a little test of the teachers at Greenwood. No, this was not one of those dreaded tests that they give us almost every day, the ones you study for and stress over for days and days. No, this was more of a…

Will it snow, will it snow, will it snow?

When you think of the winter season or of the Christmas holiday, most people would automatically think of white, ever-falling snow outside their homes creating a “white paradise.” However, this year, there may not be snow at all to have on our Christmas mornings or any to build snowmen or snow angels with. The weather…

Mini-THON has got it going on

  As many of you know, Greenwood High School is holding its first ever Mini-THON this April. To raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund, the members of the Mini-THON committee having been canning at sporting events at Greenwood. The committee plans to continue canning at these events as well as at a variety of other local…

Greenwood’s 2015 winter spectacular

On December 9, 2015 the 2015-2016 Greenwood Middle School Chorus, Greenwood High School Chorus, and Out of the Blue performed their Christmas music set in their winter concert. The members have been working on perfecting their songs since September, and it showed. The audience was surprised by the vocals of the young middle-schoolers, impressed by…

San Bernardino: What has happened?

San Bernardino:  What has happened? By:  Luke Gorman In case any of the readers did not hear about what has happened in California, there was a mass shooting in the town of San Bernardino. It involved two armed assailants that entered a party in the Inland Regional Center on the second of December. 14 people…

Popular Christmas Gifts

What do Americans want this holiday season? By:  Sam Loy With Christmas just around the corner, I thought it would be interesting to see what it was Americans were buying as gifts for their friends and family. On average, Americans spent $688.87 on gifts throughout the whole of 2010. In 2010, the top 10 gifts…