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Freshmen make decorative boards for money

Freshmen make decorative boards for money

A & E December 7, 2011 at 9:53 PM 0 comments

A group of Freshman girls from Searcy High has found a unique way to have fun and make some extra cash by making decorative boards that have become very popular around town. “We got started on the boards by my mom. She got a Cricket for her birthday and sheRead More

Santa’s Coming To Town

Santa’s Coming To Town

A & E December 7, 2011 at 7:46 PM 0 comments

It is now almost December and everyone has the same thing on their mind.  Now that Thanksgiving came and went, everyone is focusing on buying presents, getting a tree, and of course snow.  Christmas time is officially here and every where people go they are overwhelmed with it.  People seeRead More

Movie fans ‘Breaking Dawn’ for Twilight release at midnight

Movie fans ‘Breaking Dawn’ for Twilight release at midnight

A & E December 1, 2011 at 2:41 PM 0 comments

Who would’ve thought that the parking lot at Searcy Cinema 8 would be filled on a week night? As I parked my car, I was amazed at the already early turn out. It was only nine o’clock, and the movie–that is the premiere of Breaking Dawn, the fourth movie ofRead More

Student enjoys playing unusual instrument

Student enjoys playing unusual instrument

A & E October 18, 2011 at 12:27 PM 0 comments

Searcy High School offers many musical classes but one of the more frequenlty signed up for is music appreciation. In this class,  projects and tests involve demostrating musical talents and abilities. Junior  Alex Wilson demostrated  his talent of playing an unusual instrument called an ocarina. “I first learned about theRead More

The SHS Choir girls get ready for All-Region

The SHS Choir girls get ready for All-Region

A & E October 6, 2011 at 2:00 PM 0 comments

Each year at choir members spend a lot of time getting ready for All Region tryouts. “This year our choir is very large,”  choir director, Tina Niederbrach said. Niederbrach said the choir is working very hard this year. “I think that my girls and boys are really good at the timeRead More

Oklahoma! musical rehearsals under way

Oklahoma! musical rehearsals under way

A & E, Video October 6, 2011 at 10:46 AM 0 comments

A few weeks ago, many high school students auditioned and began rehearsals for this years fall musical Oklahoma!   Senior Emily Crawford thinks the show will be successful. “I feel that the show can appeal to both high school students and adults,” Crawford said. Searcy drama students hope that this production willRead More

Class provides outlet for writers

Class provides outlet for writers

A & E, News September 23, 2011 at 1:55 PM 0 comments

When Miles Watson came to Searcy to teach, creative writing was not offered as a course. “I’ve always had a passion for writing and reading,” Watson said.  “I had great teachers in high school and college and they really encouraged me to write so I’ve just stuck with it allRead More

Orchestra moves on to high school

Orchestra moves on to high school

A & E September 4, 2011 at 6:21 PM 0 comments

Orchestra, with stringed instruments violin, cello, and  stand-up bass debuted as a class this year at the high school.  This class started off at the middle school then worked its way up adding a new level every year. Strings teacher Megan Joyner said she really enjoys the high school environment as sheRead More

Cameras, smiles, make yearbook memories

A & E August 23, 2011 at 12:27 PM 0 comments

For most students, when they open their mail box and find the memo that reads, “Upcoming School Pictures,”  their stomachs begin to turn a little.  Most of us despise the day. It’s not just a quick-pic and smile, oh no.  Generally acknowledged, the term ‘school pictures’ means waking up earlierRead More