Siblings at Deer Park

By CARA FINNEY and OLIVIA NOLAND, November, 2017 For such a small town like Deer Park, it’s no wonder there is an abundance of sibling pairs. Between various grades, we interviewed a total of three pairs of brothers: Devin and Jacob Trusty, Alex and Colin Colyer, and Alex and Aaron Conover. Sophomore twins Devin and Jacob Trusty have shared many emotional moments together throughout their … Continue reading Siblings at Deer Park

Technology Hits the Classroom: How Teachers at Deer Park Handle Smartphones

BY GEORG DITTLBACHER, February 2018 As technology is one of the fastest moving sectors of business, educations struggles to keep up. How students will react to having their phones available to them can be just as unpredictable as the changes in the world of technology. Two Deer Park teachers differ greatly in their approach to handle the changes in tech. “I have teenagers myself and … Continue reading Technology Hits the Classroom: How Teachers at Deer Park Handle Smartphones

New Faculty Members Are Up to the Challenge of Filling Big Shoes

By SADIE CURRY and CARA FINNEY, October 10, 2017   As you may have noticed while peering through the doorways at the Deer Park Jr./Sr. High School, we have welcomed an abundance of new members to our staff. This list includes the following: Chris Acus, Instructional Aide; Tasha Burbridge, Secretary; Joe Donnellon, PE Teacher; Rachel Hackney, 8th Grade English Teacher; Nichole Handorf, Instructional Aide; Ryan … Continue reading New Faculty Members Are Up to the Challenge of Filling Big Shoes

H3 Room: New Space Gives Students a Chance to Recharge

by Cara Finney and Olivia Noland, February 2018 While on your way to the office or class, you may have noticed a new and improved office for Mr. Calvin Johnson, Dean of Students, featuring bean bags, a beautifully painted mural, and soft rain sounds. This new room will be referred to as the “H3 Room,” and officially opened to students on Tuesday, February 13th. The … Continue reading H3 Room: New Space Gives Students a Chance to Recharge