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S.H.S. speech season concludes

Makenzi Borton, Copy Editor February 23, 2024

 The S.H.S. speech team recently completed their season after a good run. The team’s first meet was all the way back in the middle of November 2023 and ended in early February this year.    The...

S.H.S. girl wrestlers achieve success

S.H.S. girl wrestlers achieve success

Leora McCall and Alexa Montes February 22, 2024

  Although the Sterling girls wrestling team is fairly new and only has six members, the team had a great season with one individual qualifying for sectionals.   With it being some of the girls’...

Travel Club visits Capitol

Travel Club visits Capitol

Ellie Aitken, News Reporter February 22, 2024

  The travel club at S.H.S. went on their third field trip of the school year. The advisors that traveled with the club were Heather Johnson and Cami Hartman. They went to Springfield, Ill.. to see Lincoln's...

Assistant coach Michael Gottemoller takes a picture of himself wearing the glasses. After taking pictures of many others wearing the glasses he showed them to head coach Joel Penne before giving the glasses to him.

Chess team surprises head coach Penne

Yamaan Alkhalaf, Photo Editor February 22, 2024

  Every team has a way of bringing each other together. From team dinners to hanging out together outside of school, teams go out of their way to ensure they have the best possible chemistry. However,...

SHS G.I. goes through their routine for the performance.

State competition being held at S.H.S.

Marco Chino, News Reporter February 22, 2024

  This spring, Sterling High School, for the first time in history, will be hosting the IHSA state drama competition March 22 and 23.    Although Sterling High School has participated in this competition...

Group Interpretation begins their 25th season

Group Interpretation begins their 25th season

Gavin Fischer, Copy Editor February 9, 2024

  With the competitive theatre season coming up, it is time for S.H.S. to host auditions for the esteemed Group Interpretation (GI) team. This team has made the state competition for 25 consecutive years...

10th Annual Crazy for a Cure Fundraiser approaches

10th Annual Crazy for a Cure Fundraiser approaches

Adylyn Crandall, Copy Editor February 2, 2024

      As second semester resumes for S.H.S. students, so do the student-involved events, including the 10th annual Crazy for a Cure Fundraiser. Crazy for a Cure is a student council-run fundraiser,...

December Students of the Month, seniors Avery VanOosten and Brecken Peterson.

December Students of the Month

Gavin Fischer, Copy Editor February 1, 2024

  Seniors at Sterling High School are given the option to apply for the one of the school’s greatest honors, Student of the Month. Students of the Month are two individuals that have academically challenged...

Junior Drew Nettleton gets set to deliver a pitch on senior night.

Baseball gets back in full swing

January 29, 2024

  The Sterling High School baseball program has begun their preparation for their upcoming season over the last month. Players and coaches meet every Monday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday for an hour...

Travel club goes to Iowa

Travel club goes to Iowa

Ellie Aitken, News Reporter January 29, 2024

  The S.H.S. travel club went on their second field trip of the school year. They traveled with club advisors Heather Johnson and Cami Hartman to visit Davenport, Iowa, to see the Bix Beiderbecke museum...

Current and future educators within Sterling Public School pose for a .5 photo. There were roughly 20 educators in attendance.

Future Educator Club comes to S.H.S.

Gavin Fischer, Copy Editor January 22, 2024

  Throughout recent years, Sterling Public Schools, like schools across the nation, has seen a large shortage of instructional staff members. With positions open constantly, assistant superintendent Dr....

November Students of the Month

November Students of the Month

William Howard, News Reporter December 21, 2023

    The S.H.S. Student of the Month program is designed to recognize student achievement and to showcase accomplishments for those who have shown their diligence. The individuals who are selected...

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