The Charger

PERFORMING ARTS PATHWAYS

Lauren Clarke, Editer-in-chief

March 13, 2019

Music: Band, orchestra and choir, are all included in the broader music career pathway. Courses in this pathway include AP music theory, band and choir, however there are also several opportunities outside of class for students interest...

Chronic Wasting Disease creates uneasy environment for hunters

Mark Anbinder

March 13, 2019

Chronic Wasting Disease(CWD) or its more common moniker “Zombie Deer Disease”, is a neurodegenerative disease that is prevalent in deer populations in 24 U.S. states.  CWD is a disease spread by prions, a type of pathogenic...

New online course offered by D214 aims to help students cope with stress

Connor Wielgos

March 13, 2019

As student stress becomes more of an issue in schools across the country, D214 has begun to offer an online course focused on mindfulness for AP students. The class will run until mid-April, when exam season intensifies. Th...

Dance takes center stage in the spring musical “A Chorus Line”

Allie Zyck

March 13, 2019

With nine Tony Awards, 6,137 Broadway performance and a Pulitzer Prize, “A Chorus Line” is one of the most successful musicals of all time. On April 11, 12 and 13, the BG theatre department will be putting their own spin ...

Food Extinction: Favorite foods could vanish off shelves for good

Phoebe Rusch

March 13, 2019

Scientists predict that in 2050 certain foods will be extinct, a few being avocadoes, chocolate and strawberries.  This all has to do with the earth growing warmer second by second and farming seasons are unpredictable. F...

Social media creates motivation rather than angst

Mark Anbinder, News Editor

March 1, 2019

As the gen z’ers become teenagers, a new generation of users is making their presence known online. This presence is creating negative consequences for the children currently using social media and their futures, both their p...

Self worth shouldn’t be determined by success and failure

Zoey Heinrich, In-Depth Editor

March 1, 2019

There is a lot to be said for striving for excellence. After all, almost all of the most successful leaders and self-made celebrities seem to swear by never settling for less than their best. While it’s almost universally agree...

Representation in art allows for better understanding of international cultures

Connor Weilgos, Opinions Editor

March 1, 2019

The film critic Roger Ebert once said that movies were like machines for empathy, allowing viewers to look into the lives of its characters for several hours at a time. That still rings true today, with movies, books and music co...

Growth Is Key For The Girls Basketball Team

Mike Mandell, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

Although the girls basketball team has seen many down-to-the-wire fourth quarter games, their ability to win when it counts has been the highlight of the season.  With the addition of zero hour conditioning, the girls began t...

February Issue Current Events

Allie Zyck

March 1, 2019

2020 Presidential election season begins With less than 700 days to go until the next federal election, candidates have officially begun to announce their intentions to run. In particular, the Democrat field is looking rather cr...

CYNTOIA BROWN GRANTED CLEMENCY AFTER GAINING ATTENTION FROM KIM KARDASHIAN AND OTHER CELEBRITIES

Itzel Segura, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019

Cyntoia Brown was 16 years old when she shot the man that got her into sex trafficking, Johnny Allen. After her trial in 2006, Brown was sentenced to 51 years to life in prison for first degree murder, felony murder and aggra...

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