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Paws For a Cause

Paws For a Cause

By: Caroline Hunt (Revision Editor)
“PAWS For A Cause” is a club at Nease High School that was created for the 2018-2019 school year. It is a donation-based club that works to help dogs in need. The club sponsor is Mr. Binns and the officers are Ellie O’Donnell (President), Nicole Donnelly (Vice President), Cadee Etemadi (Secretary), and Caroline Hunt (Treasurer). PAWS For A Cause Vice President, Nicole Donnelly, is extremely passionate about the…

Linked up with Leadership

Linked up with Leadership

By: Maria Ribot (Managing Layout Editor)
We all know that the first day of high school is a very intimidating and scary experience for all students, especially the incoming freshmen. Link Crew’s mission is to help freshmen transition into high school smoothly and also provide them with a mentor, and even a friend, to help them adapt to high school. Link crew leaders are composed of Juniors and Seniors that have gone through the application process…

New to Nease: Exchange Students

New to Nease: Exchange Students

By: Lily McKenna (Social Media Manager) and Halie Childress (Layout Editor)
For the 2018-2019 school year, Nease has a few exchange students from around the world. They have experienced things differently than us Nease-natives; however, they’re also normal kids just like all of us. We decided to interview one of these students to learn about their experiences when moving to a whole new country. In addition, we have some tips on how to better welcome an exchange student to our

Self-Harm. Substance Abuse. Eating Disorders.

Self-Harm. Substance Abuse. Eating Disorders.

By: Hannah Favorite (Editor-in-Chief of Happenstance) and Bailey Peacock (Marketing Manager)
Self-mutilation statistics illustrate the reality of this problem and its present danger, especially in the lives of teenagers. When one thinks of self-harm the first things to pop into their mind consist of cutting and suicide. Within recent years it has become more visible in society how often teenagers bring physical pain to

Bullying in Today’s World

Bullying in Today’s World

By: Bella Ibrahim (News Editor)
Bullying has been a problem across the United States for a long time.  While rates of physical bullying have gone down across the past seventy years, verbal rates have stayed around the same, and new technology causes a new problem: cyberbullying.  Sixteen percent of high school students have experienced cyberbullying in just the past year, and this problem is…

Beyond Nease: Seniors After High School

By: Vikki Damon
After their graduation ceremony in May, the graduating class of 2017 will officially be making their way out of the halls of Nease High School and forging their own new paths in the world. Many seniors at Nease have shared their aspirations for themselves after they graduate: whether it is through college, trade school, professional sports, the fine arts, the military, etc…

The Sea-sun for a Staycation

The Sea-sun for a Staycation

By: Natalja Gontrum
Residing in sunny Florida allows for a plethora of near-by vacation attractions. The options are seemingly limitless for those who love to travel or just visit discover beautiful places. While everyone knows that Florida is the home of Disney, Universal and a multitude of beaches, there are more options for someone seeking a bit of adventure. Following are some recommended “stay-cation” sweet spots, all…