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Staying Active: Home Edition

Staying Active: Home Edition

By: Ocean Medlock (Managing Layout Editor)
Most of us are finding it difficult to come up with activities to do during quarantine, especially when it comes to staying active. Although there aren’t many places to go, the outdoors are wide open for all and there are many ways get exercise. 
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Piece of Pi

Piece of Pi

By: Ariana Tracy (Copy Editor)
To many, Pi Day is celebrated annually on March 14th. The date of the international holiday, 3/14, symbolizes the first three digits of the mathematical symbol pi, represented by the Greek letter π. The 14th of March is not just a day to recognize the number pi, but also one of the most well-known desserts of all time: pie.
(Cover Photo: Ariana Tracy)

Nease’s New Dance

Nease’s New Dance

By: Abbi Donaldson (Wired Correspondent)
Traditionally, boys ask girls to school dances, but this year there’s a twist. Nease is having it’s first ever MORP, inspired by “Sadies Hawkins” dances. MORP is not just “prom” backwards, but also the exact opposite of it. For this dance, the girls have to ask the guys to be their date. Nease’s new dance will be held on February 8 in the gym. 

A Dive to Remember

A Dive to Remember

By: Ocean Medlock (Managing Layout Editor) and Brianna Ramos (Opinion Editor)
Underwater, calming,  peaceful, and ending the day with a license. Or that is what Maria Morcom, a junior at Nease, thought was going to happen on September 14th ,when she went to get her scuba diving license. That day, she ended up saving two free divers’ lives at risk. “Of course it changed my life, any moment in life something crazy can happen and you might have to save yourself or others and act…

The Vertical: How It Has Changed Throughout the Years

The Vertical: How It Has Changed Throughout the Years

By: Ava Harris (Happenstance Art Editor)
As Nease high school expands and changes throughout the years, so does its newspaper. The Vertical has existed for so many years, specifically since 1984. So many years that we students haven’t been here at Nease for, and for most of those years we weren’t even born yet. There’s been lots of ups and downs, and plenty of changes. Staff members have come and gone, leaving their own impact on…

Second Disasters – When Aiding Countries Fail

Second Disasters – When Aiding Countries Fail

By: Tyler Heineman (Staff Reporter/Photographer)
If you have never heard of second disasters before, it’s what humanitarian workers call it when countries affected by natural disasters fail to get the aid that they need. This affects countries greatly, as without aid from organizations, residents of that country are unable to sustain themselves for long, enacting harsh reactions such as emigration from their native country…

Got Hours?

Got Hours?

By: Nina Findley (Copy Editor)
There are many ways to get easy service hours, maybe by even doing something you enjoy. There are no service hour requirements to graduate high school. However, if you are interested in an academic scholarship, service hours are required. For example, the Bright Futures Academic Scholarship requires that a high school student complete a minimum of 100 community service hours and the Bright Futures…

Clubs! Clubs! Clubs!

Clubs! Clubs! Clubs!

By: Lynne Park (Happenstance Editor-in-Chief) and Donovan Germain (Web Editor)
As an integral part of the high school experience, every student should join a club at one time or another within their career. Luckily, Nease has hundreds of clubs to choose from. From honor societies and special interests to community-service based clubs, any Panther has the opportunity to  find their own pack within our large campus. Here are some highlights of a couple clubs here at Nease…