Deerpark Indoor vs. Marching season

Deerpark Indoor vs. Marching season By Jaden Bevins Notes:  Marching season -Marching Band Season the colorguard is with the band for a series of competitions.  – These competitions guard is graded on performance and techniques.  -The competitions are ran by the OMEA  -The season lasts anywhere from 1 ½ to 2 ½ months -During marching season they perform every football game at home and most away … Continue reading Deerpark Indoor vs. Marching season

Deer Park: a School of Tradition, Legacy and Love

By MIRANDA JOHNSTON and CASSIDY HORN, February 2020 Deer Park has been a school full of traditions and legacy for over 100 years now. Because of Deer Park’s longevity, it has been able to impact the lives of people both old and young. Staff and students alike have been affected by the atmosphere Deer Park gives as well as the tight community.  Sara Godwin who … Continue reading Deer Park: a School of Tradition, Legacy and Love

Valentine’s Day: Friend or Faux?

By CARA FINNEY and OLIVIA NOLAND, February 2020 As heart-shaped boxes and plush teddy bears take their place on store shelves, Cupid is attempting to put love in the air. However, his aim seems to be a little off, as many Deer Park students claim that Valentines Day falls short of expectations.    “I don’t find it to be a special day in any way. … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Friend or Faux?

The Community Helping Achieve Success with Deer Park Music Program

Jaden Bevins and Jadyn Steely, DECEMBER 2019 Deer Park’s music program whether it’s marching band, concert band, choir, show choir, or color guard it is always so supportive and the community has always been involved to positively benefit us. There are many reasons that Deer Park’s music program is better than other schools. “The Deer Park marching band is a good marching band not just … Continue reading The Community Helping Achieve Success with Deer Park Music Program

The P in Parkers Stands For Passion!

Ceci McBride, DECEMBER 2019 For the past 74 years, Deer Park Highschool has entertained folks from across the tri-state area with the compelling variety show, Parkers. Generations of people, young and old alike come from all over once a year, every April, to see this special showcase of Deer Park’s performing arts.  Sara Godwin, the 11th grade English teacher at Deer Park Highschool, has been … Continue reading The P in Parkers Stands For Passion!

Deeper Perspective of High School Lunches

BY ELIZABETH WATSON, October 2019 56% of students in our country eat school lunch daily. That’s around 29.8 million students. Everyone has seen in movies and social media on how they usually portray school lunches: horrible, bad tasting, and sloppy. However, at Deer Park most students eat and enjoy school lunches. The school website even has a whole section dedicated to their weekly lunches and … Continue reading Deeper Perspective of High School Lunches

Walnut Hills (Part 2)

BY OLIVIA NOLAND AND CARA FINNEY Teenagers at Deer Park are often outspoken about the problems they face as high school students, and the overall challenging experience of high school life in a small community. Given Deer Park student’s feelings toward high school life, we wondered if the struggles Deer Park students face are a direct result of a small high school environment, or if … Continue reading Walnut Hills (Part 2)

Visiting Walnut Hills: An Introduction to Our Trip (Part 1 of 3)

On Thursday, February 7th, we travelled to Ohio’s top rated public high school, Walnut Hills, to expand our high school experience beyond Deer Park. We visited the large campus and interviewed various Walnut students with help from our mentor for the day,  Editor and Chief of the Yearbook, Grace Sublett. Although the school is just down the street from Deer Park, the inner city campus … Continue reading Visiting Walnut Hills: An Introduction to Our Trip (Part 1 of 3)

Teenagers in the Modern World: Battling Stress and Pressure (Part 1 of 3)

By OLIVIA NOLAND, January 2019 Today, teenagers often appear isolated in their own world full of high school shenanigans and social media posts. However, many young adults argue that the high school experience isn’t always as enjoyable as it’s made out to be. Students at Deer Park High School claim that trying to navigate the changes and responsibilities that come with growing up places tremendous … Continue reading Teenagers in the Modern World: Battling Stress and Pressure (Part 1 of 3)