Dear 2017-18 Senior Class,

Katlyn, staff

May 9, 2018


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This year, in many of my classes I have been surrounded with many seniors I have not previously met. These classes forced me to step out of my little anxious bubble and socialize with these new and (at that time) intimidating creatures. From these humans I learned, heard, and experienced many things...

Juniors Becoming Seniors

Natalie, Staff

May 9, 2018


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As the 2017-2018 school year comes to a close, seniors are getting ready to graduate and juniors are ready to take the seniors' place as the kings and queens of Springville High School. While seniors are wanting to get out of this school and never look back, juniors are ready to experience everything...

THE Abigail Ward

Jacob, staff

May 9, 2018


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Abigail Ward is a senior at this high school, which means that she has put up with the craziness of this school, dealing with the teachers, students, principals, and coaches for four years. Abigail has played on the varsity soccer team for all four years and played volleyball her freshman year.  She...

Academics, Arts, Athletics, and Agriculture

Emma, staff

May 9, 2018


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As the 2017-2018 school year comes to a close, classes are being chosen, tryouts are being held, and club officers are taking their new positions. This article is dedicated to those of you that are not sure what direction you wish to travel next school year. As far as classes are concerned, the best...

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month

Beth Ann, staff

April 25, 2018


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April is Autism Awareness Month.  I asked multiple students to, in their own words, describe what autism is. Some of the answers I received from students included, “There are different versions of it... some are OCD and their brains do not function like ours” and “I think autism really isn’t...

When They Say Field Trip, I Saw How High

When They Say Field Trip, I Saw How High

Emma, staff

April 25, 2018


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What’s more entertaining than watching a news broadcast? Seventeen journalism students piling into a studio to watch a LIVE news broadcast! Last Thursday Mrs. Box’s journalism class had the privilege of traveling to downtown Birmingham to tour WVTM 13 News. For many of us, our future careers consist...

Busy End of Year

Haley, staff

April 25, 2018


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As the end of the school year is nearing, people around the school are busy preparing for the last few important end-of-the-year events. Many students are busy cramming as much knowledge as they can into their minds in preparation for finals, while others are filling their time with campaigning for student...

Do Students Worry About the ACT Too Much?

Kayla, staff

April 11, 2018


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Recently, the juniors had the great joy of taking the standardized test of the century, the ACT.  Panic and cries of failure roamed the halls after the testing. The average ACT score is a 20, but many people jokingly stated that they would probably earn below that. Fear of college acceptance became...

The history behind the Easter egg hunt

The history behind the Easter egg hunt

Beth Ann, staff

April 11, 2018


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Easter comes with a lot of traditions, one of those being the egg hunt. My family is super competitive, so when you put money in eggs and hide them, there are going to be some causalities. My cousin Kaleb often tells me he will shove me out of the way, and he could not be more serious. Everyone runs...

Why a Planner is IMPORTANT in High School

Katlyn, staff

April 11, 2018


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For many high schoolers, organization is more of a afterthought then a priority. But, if you keep up with nothing else, you should keep a planner. It may seem trivial, but its actually proven by psychology, and there isn't only one way to do it. Types of planner bullet journal The "life pla...

Senior Spotlight: Allie Winslett

Senior Spotlight: Allie Winslett

Sydney, staff

March 14, 2018


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Allie Winslett is a senior with strong roots in Springville--- her father is the high school principal and her mother is an elementary school teacher. Despite this, she is very much her own person and is extremely talented. Let's get to know a little bit about Allie: 1) What is your favorite color? "purple" 2)...

St. Patrick’s Day

Haley, staff

March 14, 2018


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As soon as the month of March began, some people started finding their favorite green clothing to wear on St. Patrick's Day. Everyone seems to follow this tradition yearly, but who really knows why? St. Patrick's Day, which originated in Ireland, started as a religious day of feasting in the 17th...

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