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Emily Vogler
Emily Vogler is a 17 year old girl that is a senior at Colonia High School. She is a cheerleader who used to play softball. She has been cheering for 12 years and played softball for 7 years. She has been working at Colonia natural pharmacy for two years and plans on staying there until she graduates college. Emily has two younger sisters one in high school and the other in middle school, Olivia who is 15 years old and Sophia who is 13 years old. After she graduates high school, she plans on going to college. Emily is is thinking about going to pharmacy school and following in her mom’s footsteps in going into the medical field.

Emily Vogler, Editor

Jun 21, 2019
“No graduation speaker will ever tell you that the future is anything but uncertain. It never is. But graduations need not only be obsessed with looking ahead; a graduation can be a day on which we turn back and trace our steps to see how we ended up where we are.” (Story)
Jun 20, 2019
“Give light and people will find the way.” (Story)
Jun 19, 2019
“My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.” (Story)
Jun 18, 2019
“Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize, in positive ways to help society.” (Story)
Jun 17, 2019
One of many Harry Potter books (Story)
Jun 17, 2019
“We live in a diverse society – in fact, a diverse world – and we must learn to live in peace and with respect for each other.” (Story)
Jun 14, 2019
“I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There’s no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.” (Story)
Jun 13, 2019
“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” (Story)
Jun 12, 2019
“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” (Story)
Jun 11, 2019
“Unless we remember we cannot understand.” (Story)
Jun 10, 2019
“Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen.” (Story)
Jun 07, 2019
“Prom has all the elements of a popular story. It reeks of all-Americanness, tension, drama. It has romance. Pretty dresses. Dancing. Limos. High School. Coming of age.” (Story)
Jun 06, 2019
“The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.” (Story)
Jun 05, 2019
“Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.” (Story)
Jun 04, 2019
“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” (Story)
Jun 03, 2019
A closer look at Colonia High’s parenting class (Story)
Jun 03, 2019
“Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.” (Story)
May 31, 2019
“Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.” (Story)
May 30, 2019
“There is no influence like the influence of habit.” (Story)
May 29, 2019
“Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.” (Story)
May 28, 2019
“Nothing can be done except little by little.” (Story)
May 22, 2019
“An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.” (Story)
May 21, 2019
“Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.” (Story)
May 20, 2019
“Problems are not the problem; coping is the problem.” (Story)
May 17, 2019
“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” (Story)
May 16, 2019
“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” (Story)
May 15, 2019
“Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell.” (Story)
May 14, 2019
“Either I will find a way, or I will make one.” (Story)
May 13, 2019
“What is a soul? It’s like electricity – we don’t really know what it is, but it’s a force that can light a room.” (Story)
May 10, 2019
“We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.” (Story)
May 09, 2019
“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” (Story)
May 08, 2019
“Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.” (Story)
May 07, 2019
“There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.” (Story)
May 06, 2019
“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” (Story)
May 03, 2019
“People change and forget to tell each other.” (Story)
May 02, 2019
“Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.” (Story)
May 01, 2019
“Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” (Story)
Apr 30, 2019
“Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.” (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
“We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.” (Story)
Apr 18, 2019
“O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind.” (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
“Truth is strong, and sometime or other will prevail.” (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
“Silence is the mother of truth.” (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” (Story)
Apr 12, 2019
“Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.” (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
“We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one of Nature’s greatest healers.” (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
“You can’t just let nature run wild.” (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
“What would be an ugly garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.” (Story)
Apr 08, 2019
“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” (Story)
Apr 05, 2019
“Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.” (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have something to say.” (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
“The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.” (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
Portioning the amount of food we should consume (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
“Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product of reason and calculation.” (Story)
Apr 01, 2019
“Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.” (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
“Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.” (Story)
Mar 28, 2019
“Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.” (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
“Love is the power to see similarity in the dissimilar.” (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
“The more things change, the more they are the same.” (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
“Where there is great love, there are always wishes.” (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
“Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.” (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” (Story)
Mar 20, 2019
“Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.” (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
“Idealism increases in direct proportion to one’s distance from the problem.” (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
“Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.” (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
“Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.” (Story)
Mar 13, 2019
“Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.” (Story)
Mar 12, 2019
“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” (Story)
Mar 11, 2019
“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
“There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.” (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” (Story)
Mar 06, 2019
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
How real is Reality TV? (Story)
Mar 05, 2019
“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.” (Story)
Mar 04, 2019
“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
“The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
“He who angers you conquers you.” (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
“It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.” (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
“When you think positive, good things happen.” (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
“Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire.” (Story)
Feb 22, 2019
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
“What we really are matters more than what other people think of us.” (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” (Story)
Feb 18, 2019
“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” (Story)
Feb 15, 2019
“The secret to happiness is freedom.. And the secret to freedom is courage.” (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” (Story)
Feb 12, 2019
“Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.” (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
“Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.” (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” (Story)
Feb 04, 2019
“Speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.” (Story)
Feb 01, 2019
“A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.” (Story)
Feb 01, 2019
Restricted Teen Drivers (Story)
Jan 31, 2019
“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
“This is what I learned: that everybody is talented, original, and has something important to say.” (Story)
Jan 29, 2019
“Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.” (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
“Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.” (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
“Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
High school students learn responsibility with part-time jobs (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
“Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
“To live happily is an inward power of the soul.” (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
“Celebrate what you want to see more of.” (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.'” (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
“Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.” (Story)
Jan 14, 2019
“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” (Story)
Jan 11, 2019
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” (Story)
Jan 09, 2019
“Common sense is not so common.” (Story)
Jan 08, 2019
“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” (Story)
Jan 07, 2019
“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” (Story)
Jan 04, 2019
“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” (Story)
Jan 03, 2019
“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” (Story)
Jan 02, 2019
“Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.” (Story)
Dec 21, 2018
“Learn to motivate yourself today then you can inspire others tomorrow.” (Story)
Dec 20, 2018
“A life of travel is one you’ll never want to escape from.” (Story)
Dec 20, 2018
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas is great for children (Story)
Dec 19, 2018
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure.” (Story)
Dec 18, 2018
“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” (Story)
Dec 17, 2018
“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
“Don’t forget to tell yourself positive things daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally.” (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
“You’re off to great places. Today is your day.” (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
“Every day brings new choices.” (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
“Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.” (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
“Leadership is influence.” (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to success is strong enough.” (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
“Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.” (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.” (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” (Story)
Nov 27, 2018
“A bee is never as busy as it seems; it’s just that it can’t buzz any slower.” (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
“One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.” (Story)
Nov 23, 2018
“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” (Story)
Nov 22, 2018
“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
“Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.” (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
“Change is the end result of all true learning.” (Story)
Nov 19, 2018
“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
“There’s nothing stopping you from living a never-ending adventure.” (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
AP Style guide (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
“If you want to change the world, start with the next person who comes to you in need.” (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
“Life is easy. You just pick what you want to do, decide how your going to do it, then do it.” (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
“There’s so much beauty in the world, everyone should see at least some of it.” (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
“Out of difficulties grow miracles.” (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
“A promise must never be broken.” (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
“Research is creating new knowledge.” (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
“A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.” (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
“The dog that trots finds the bone.” (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
“Positivity, confidence, and persistence are key in life, so never give up on yourself.” (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.” (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
“Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith.” (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
“Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.” (Story)
Oct 17, 2018
“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”  (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. (Story)
Oct 05, 2018
“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” (Story)
Oct 03, 2018
“Happiness is not something really made. It comes from your own actions.” (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Students receive a new chromebook (Story/Media)
Oct 01, 2018
“It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
“I believe things cannot make themselves impossible” (Story)
May 31, 2017
Friday’s Friends Are Amazing Heroes (Story)
May 29, 2017
The Memories Held in School Yearbooks (Story/Media)
May 24, 2017
Brock: Growing as a player (Story)
May 09, 2017
Everything, Everything is everything you want in a love story (Story/Media)
May 05, 2017
Sock Pairing Skills (Story)
May 02, 2017
College Insight (Story)
Apr 04, 2017
The Never Ending Cheer Debate (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
Disney’s New and Improved Beauty and the Beast hits theaters (Story)
Mar 29, 2017
CHS Food Drive 2017 (Story)
Mar 21, 2017
Woodbridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017 (Story)
Mar 13, 2017
Gabriel Hurley talks to juniors about his life changing crash (Story/Media)
Mar 07, 2017
Vocabulary Test (Story)
Feb 21, 2017
Press Freedoms in Vietnam (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Sam & Emily’s Valentine Questionnaire (Story)
Feb 13, 2017
Emily Vogler (Media)
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