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New facility at Westwood

New facility at Westwood

William Howard, News Reporter February 2, 2023

  The Wellness Center is a new addition to Building One, Westwood’s main building, that opened on January 31st.    The Wellness Center amenities will now include five infrared saunas, four hydro...

SHS poms competition team poses with their 2nd place plaque at the Kewanee Innovational. This was the teams 2nd year going to this competition.

S.H.S. poms competes at sectionals

Addison Andrews, Design Editor February 2, 2023

 This year, Sterling High School poms competition team worked harder than ever to perfect their dance for sectionals. The poms team went to three competitions before they went to sectionals, giving them...

Athletes prepare for spring sports

Athletes prepare for spring sports

Antonio Tablante, News Reporter January 27, 2023

  As this spring season inches closer and closer, Sterling athletes are beginning to prepare for their sports by doing off-season training and workouts. As not everyone is going out for the same sport,...

Garret Polson is working on his homework. He takes advantage of any extra time he has to work on homework.

S.H.S. students make the most of their second semester

AJ Lawrence , News Reporter January 27, 2023

  Second semester feels different than the first semester for most students, especially seniors, as they feel a lot more pressure since this is their last chance to do whatever it is they want to do school...

Crazy For a Cure

Crazy For a Cure

Maggie Rowzee, News Reporter January 27, 2023

 The much-loved Crazy for a Cure is returning for its ninth year to raise funds for cancer research. Crazy for a Cure is a student council sponsored-fundraiser that takes place at S.H.S. during basketball...

Seniors reflect on COVID impact

Seniors reflect on COVID impact

Ellie Leigh, News Reporter January 27, 2023

  Covid-19 has affected other classes differently, and this is how it affected the class of 2023. The class of 2023 started freshman year off normal, we had homecoming like usual and we had the activities...

Technology predictions for 2023

Technology predictions for 2023

Nico Battaglia, News Reporter January 27, 2023

 2022 was full of emotions and big moments. There was a lot of good and a lot of bad per usual. We are now onto a new and greater year.    Like every year, 2023 is guaranteed to be full of surprises....

Sophomore Kadielynn Nelson reads her book in the library. Students should try to be productive by reading instead of going on their phones.

How to become a better student

Victoria Nguyen, Design Editor January 27, 2023

 As we get to the middle of the school year, some students are still struggling in class. School can become more difficult for students when they don't prepare themselves for success. Many students lack...

Crucial steps to take after being accepted

Crucial steps to take after being accepted

Olivia Niedermann, Design Editor January 26, 2023

Weigh your options and continue to take a deep dive into the colleges that you are considering It is a great feeling to be accepted into a college you are interested in, but a big tip is to not...

Service Learner Ibraim Redzepi Helps sophomore Kelan Mikrut with his physical science homework.

Service learners serve others and earn credit

Josue Arreola, News Reporter January 26, 2023

  At Sterling High School, service learning is a class where they assist teachers and other staff member. Service learners are allowed to travel to other schools nearby, such as Challand, Washington,...

S.H.S. grad guide to picking a college

S.H.S. grad guide to picking a college

Ellie Ryan, Copy Editor January 26, 2023

Sterling High School seniors are now a semester away from graduating high school. While students are encouraged to explore post-graduate options throughout high school, now is when decisions actually need...

In order to keep your resolution, having a plan is key.

A guide to keeping a New Year’s resolution

Marco Chino, News Reporter January 26, 2023

  When it comes to the New Year, there are many new goals and resolutions going around. However, people typically give up on their goals after the first few months.    The first step you should...

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