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Past guy/girl dancers performing in front of SHS fans. The guys learned the dance for tonight a week before the game.

Poms team plans for annual guy/girl dance

Yana Ibarra, news reporter February 2, 2023

  On February 10, the Sterling High School poms team is putting together a fun performance for the Sterling basketball fans to enjoy.    S.H.S. Poms have a guy/girl dance performance to bring a...

Senior Antonio Tablante puts finishing touches on his resumé.

Upperclassmen take next step with creation of resumés

Braden Hartman, Copy Editor February 2, 2023

  For the upperclassmen of Sterling High School, the time has come. Job and college searches have begun.    With that being said, it is very important to have a great first impression in your interviews....

S.H.S. students participate in ILMEA state

S.H.S. students participate in ILMEA state

Michelle Henderson, Photo Editor January 27, 2023

  The annual ILMEA state festival brings together the best high school musicians in the state for a one-of-a-kind experience. ILMEA is the Illinois Music Education Association, and they offer a district...

Drew captures a picture of the astonishing amount of boxes delivered to her house. This was one of six shipments of this size.

S.H.S. teacher Drew gets list cleared

Larissa Miller, Copy Editor January 26, 2023

  Many teachers have Amazon wish lists for their classes and hope that a fairy godmother will come along and “clear their lists.” It just so happens that a teacher at our school recently had her...

Golden Warriors travel to Taylorville once again

Golden Warriors travel to Taylorville once again

Maddux Osborn, News Reporter January 26, 2023

 Every winter break, the boys' varsity basketball team travels about three hours south to Taylorville to play in the Taylorville Holiday Tournament. This trip has become an annual trip for the team where...

Sauk Cadets practice standing at attention. A cadet must stand at attention whenever anyone higher in rank is present.

Sauk Valley welcomes new police academy at SVCC

Blayn Riley , Name Editor January 26, 2023

  In June of 2022, it was announced that Sauk Valley Community College will be hosting a police academy. The academy is a 14 week course that can host up to 45 cadets at a time; it includes physical training,...

S.H.Ss Homer Musgrove Fieldhouse on the day of the 2022 Martin Luther King Classic. The gym received upgrades over the last three years to restore it to its former glory.

The Martin Luther King Classic entertains once again

Zachary Shapero, News Reporter January 24, 2023

  The Sterling High School Martin Luther King Classic took place on Monday January 16. Six teams competed in a series of games spanning the entire day.   The M.L.K. Classic is a tournament hosted...

Franklin Elementary students field day and picnic lunch last year

Early childhood education students shift gears second semester

SirenMarie Lewis , News Reporter January 24, 2023

 Going into the second semester, Early Childhood Education students started to shift their gears. During first semester, the students learned four different developmental domains about children of all...

December Students of the Month

December Students of the Month

Alex Calderon, News Reporter January 18, 2023

  The Sterling High School Student of the Month (SOTM) is the highest level of academic and extracurricular recognition for Sterling High School seniors. SOTM winners are students who have challenged...

Teacher Jenny Maloolys door for the 2022 Christmas door contest. This is Jennys first year winning the Christmas door contest.

S.H.S. door decorating contest

Yana Ibarra , News Reporter January 18, 2023

  Every year, SHS student council provides a friendly competition for the whole school to participate in. The holiday door decorating contest has been going on since 2016, with only a year off in 2020...

Top 10 Golden Warrior sports moments of 2022

Top 10 Golden Warrior sports moments of 2022

Braden Hartman, Copy Editor December 16, 2022

  Today, I am going to be counting down my top ten picks of some of the best plays and moments from the world of Sterling High School sports across the past year. With all of the great moments that happened...

FFA Semester-In-Review

FFA Semester-In-Review

James Morris, News Reporter December 16, 2022

  FFA has many different opportunities and can open up doors for many new friendships and potential career paths. Throughout the entire school year thus far, FFA has hosted, competed, and appeared in...

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