Fact or Fiction: Dearing Edition

Bailey Larsen, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Filed under Features & Student Life

After 18 years at U-High, Brad Dearing, the Principle of Technology and Engineering Design/CAD teacher has many stories circulating around him. Some are true and some are not. To find out the real stories we sat down with Dearing to debunk ...

GEMS in STEM

Jay Burton, Reporter

April 12, 2016

Filed under Features & Student Life

Introducing and maintaining female interest in technology fields has long been an objective of the engineering department at U-High. Unfortunately, only about 20% of students in these classes are females. Technology teacher Cor...

Around the equator in 11 days

Noah Walker, Reporter

April 12, 2016

Filed under Features & Student Life

  Many students dream of traveling the world. For a lucky group at U-High, their traveling dreams recently became a reality. Over spring break, Spanish four and five students embarked on an endeavor to Ecuador, Isabela...

Bienvenue à U-High

Brian Fry, Reporter

April 12, 2016

Filed under Features & Student Life

This week, U-­High welcomed 20 French students to submerge themselves in a culture different than their own. This is the first time French teacher Jim Potter has brought students from France to U­-High, though they have...

Fact or fiction: Henning edition

Bailey Larsen, Reporter

April 7, 2016

Filed under Features & Student Life

Art teacher, Mike Henning has had quite a few myths center around him since he started teaching at U-High in 1992. Despite the rumors flying through the student body, Henning said he had no knowledge of the stories students tell ab...

Seniors taking initiative

Amanda Martin, Reporter

March 31, 2016

Filed under Features & Student Life

“It’s a step in the right direction,” is how senior Madison Sapp describes her experience this year participating in the CNA (certified nurse assistant) class at the BACC (Bloomington Area Career Center). The BACC off...

Sweeping Stroud no longer a chore

Mary Spaulding, Editor

March 22, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features & Student Life

“It all started with just sweeping the stage.” At least that’s how sweep team began according to junior Brendon Bacon. You may remember them as the “2015 dodgeball costume champions,” but according to the students ...

Welcome to the U

Becca Wagner, Reporter

February 29, 2016

Filed under Features & Student Life

Six transfer students started their paths as a Pioneer at the beginning of the second semester. These new pioneers are Bret Bauer, Zyon Randle, Cory Maaks, Keegan Bouman, Jackson DuBois and Paige Rowe.    “We choo...

Going under the knife

Bailey Larsen, Reporter

February 26, 2016

Filed under Features & Student Life

Surgery begins by connecting a patient to a series of IVs.  These IVs help administer pain blockers to shield the patient from pain in case they wake up mid-surgery.  Then a team of medical professionals strap the patient down as they ...

Ready to dominate again

Brian Fry, Reporter

February 26, 2016

Filed under Features & Student Life

Rotary Interact is holding the annual dodgeball tournament, each year raising money for a different charity, and last year’s victor, White Lightning, is already preparing. The team of sophomores, coached by junior John Gibson, has begun...

Cadaver kids

February 10, 2016

Features & Student Life