The Declaration

  • Finals begin Friday, 6/15

  • Graduation is on Thursday, June 21

  • Quill and Scroll Induction Ceremony on June 7

Les Misérables recounts history, fictionally

Les Misérables recounts history, fictionally

November 30, 2016

Les Misérables is a historical fiction novel with fourteen hundred words that recounts the tragic tale of the June Rebellion. Written in 1862 by ...

The rip-roaring Out of Control by Sarah Alderson is thrilling from start to finish

The rip-roaring Out of Control by Sarah Alderson is thrilling from start to finish

By: Frankie Brock, Fall Reporter

November 30, 2016

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Her hosts are dead, the authorities can't be trusted, she's on the run with an attractive fugitive, welcome to New York City. Out of Control by Sarah ...

Kelly will have you chained to a heart warming story

Kelly will have you chained to a heart warming story

By: Genesis Torres, Fall Editor and Reporter

November 28, 2016

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Published on May 8,  2012, author Lynne Kelly astonishes us all with an incredible story set in India about Hastin, a 10-year-old boy, and Nandita, a ...

The Picture of Dorian Gray will make readers think

By: Paige Walker, Club Reporter

November 28, 2016

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There are countless amounts of brilliant books that need to be read. However, one of the most gorgeously written books ever is The Picture of Dorian Gray. Not only does Oscar Wilde write in an eloquent manner, but the themes and lessons that he focuses on can easily relate to every person inhabiting the Earth. Within this novel, it's easy to find that it is hard to divide a...

Clockwork Orange is a controversial classic

Clockwork Orange is a controversial classic

November 21, 2016

Written by Anthony Burgess and published in 1962, A Clockwork Orange is a book full of clever slang, controversy, and a compelling story.  54 years la...

Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood leaves readers in cold sweats

Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood leaves readers in cold sweats

November 20, 2016

Published in 1966, In Cold Blood is a "non-fiction novel" following the events throughout the Clutter family murder. In Cold Blood is famous all around t...

Me Before You leaves readers in tears

Me Before You leaves readers in tears

May 16, 2016

“You only get one life. It's actually your duty to live it as fully as possible.” Published on January 5, 2012, Me Before You written by Jojo Moye...

Nicholas Sparks back at it again

By: Sam Pucci, Spring Reporter and Editor

May 11, 2016

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The Choice, written by bestselling author Nicholas Sparks in 2007 finally made it to stores mid 2015. Sparks has written 12 #1 New York Times bestsellers and The Choice will be his 11th book that has been turned into a film. Sparks  his then-wife Cathy lived together in New Bern, North Carolina  with their three sons, Miles, Ryan, and Landon; and twin daughters, Lexie ...

Heroes of Olympus transcends the ages

By: Eugene Baek, Spring Reporter

April 19, 2016

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I recently finished the final book in a VERY long series of books called the Heroes of Olympus - the follow-up series to Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Both series are connected and tell a fictional story of demigods: people who are half human and half god. Demigods were known to exist in ancient Greek and Roman text but these series puts a modern twist on the legend of ...

Going Home Lets You Bring Home A Great Book

By: Michael Passarelli, Spring Reporter/Editor

April 19, 2016

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Going Home is the first installment in the Home series written by the author who goes by their pen name, A. American. The novel is unlike any other I have read, and did its job with gluing me to the pages. On the cover of the book it is written “mature audience” and this is indeed a fair warning. The novel contains cursing, however not overdone. And there is most defin...

Curious Readers should read Chris Haddon’s Novel

By: Theodore Coursen, Spring Editor

April 19, 2016

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night is a novel by Mark Haddon told in the perspective of Christopher, an autistic boy who discovers the dead body of his neighbor’s dog. Christopher decides after discovering the body to set off on a mission to find the dog’s killer. He is led to believe that the dog is murdered based off of evidence at the scene, when he finds ...

Students Should Take Interest In Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment

Students Should Take Interest In Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment

By: Genesis Torres, Spring Reporter

April 18, 2016

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Published on April 11, 2005, the creative American author James Patterson, has done it yet again with another successful story that will lead to the beg...

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