COLUMN: Why La La Land is my favorite movie

By |2019-02-08T17:00:20+00:00January 16th, 2019|Column, Opinions|

A lot must be considered when considering your choice for your favorite movie. Everyone loves to ask the question, but I was unable to come up with a definitive answer until I saw the film La La Land. La La Land (2016) is Damien Chazelle’s romantic, jazzy musical in which he stars Ryan Gosling (Sebastian) and Emma Stone (Mia) to play the main protagonists. This is his second major film, following the success of Whiplash (2014).

Thoughts from Israel No. 1-The Christian Prayer Life

By |2019-01-15T11:26:35+00:00January 14th, 2019|Column, Home Feature 1, Opinions|

Memories are just a start with what I took away from my trip to Israel. I gained new friends and strengthened current ones. I learned about the land of Israel and its geography, the people, the culture of the Israelites, but the knowledge of understanding the Gospel that occurred here is what made the biggest impact on me. The Bible that is written in black and white lettering turns to vivid color with a trip to the land where much of it was penned. I am continually being enriched by this trip.

COLUMN: Welcome to 2019!

By |2019-01-09T09:39:40+00:00January 8th, 2019|Blog, Column, Home Feature 1, Opinions, Student Life|

Happy 2019 and welcome back to the second semester of the 2018-19 school year! I hope students, staff and their families enjoyed a restful break from the routine of school. Whether you have kept your New Year’s resolutions so far or not, a new year offers opportunities for fresh starts, and not just with the grade book.

The magic of Christmas music

By |2019-02-10T17:16:31+00:00December 24th, 2018|Column|

At this time of year, stores, malls and coffee shops all across the nation will likely be blasting Christmas music. Music plays a key role in the holiday experience, whether people realize it or not. Throughout the year, people look forward to things that make the wait for December worthwhile, such as Christmas lights, decorating sugar cookies and listening to the classic holiday tunes. Christmas music adds a little flair and excitement to what makes Christmas so special. The jingling of the bells, the catchy lyrics and the iconic artists create what we know today as Christmas songs.

COLUMN: My experience in the Holy Land of Israel

By |2019-02-08T11:53:58+00:00December 17th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

Journalist Carston Saelzler shares memories and stories of recent journey to the Holy Land This is the introduction article to an opinion series about Carston Saelzler's, '21, 12-day trip to Israel, Nov. 26-Dec. 6, 2018. In this article he shares memories and experiences from different days the trip. To read the more articles about Saelzler's [...]

COLUMN: Dress code and daily clothing

By |2018-12-13T10:26:55+00:00December 13th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

According to the National Center for Education Statistics 57% of US schools have some type of dress code that they enforce on the students. Some contain more standards than others, but all try to maintain a sense of safety within the school. As a disclaimer, dress codes make up a fundamental part of schools and they have fair intentions. However, dress codes tend to contain a mistake or miscommunication here and there between students and teachers.

COLUMN: The power of worship

By |2019-02-10T17:15:23+00:00December 12th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

These days, people are hungry to experience the presence of God. People pack into concerts, drive from miles away and cram their playlists with joyful praises to encounter God in worship. Elevation Worship, Jesus Culture and Bethel Music, the list of popular worship music could go on and on. To worship God is your own personal choice, but during participation, the worshipper allows the Holy Spirit to move within their heart. The power expressed by praise clears your mind of the fog of the world. Circumstances often can fill our minds with clutter and noise, along with pressures, conflicts and trends.

COLUMN: Learning to Prioritize

By |2019-02-10T17:15:10+00:00December 11th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

In my third year of high school, I have learned a lot about my priorities from just the past two years alone. At the beginning of freshmen year, I was barrel racing and riding horses full time, played volleyball, and was taking all academic classes. Sophomore year I joined The Feather while I continued to barrel racing, play volleyball and enroll in more difficult academic classes. I began to feel overwhelmed the second week of school. It came to a point where there was just too much on my plate.

COLUMN: From The Principal’s Desk – December 2018

By |2019-02-08T11:48:02+00:00December 11th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

If you know my story, you have heard me say that joy is a choice. Every day I must choose joy. Because of the way God wired me, because of life, I have to work just a little bit harder at looking on the bright side.

COLUMN: Morgan Parker shares perspective on happiness

By |2019-02-08T11:46:38+00:00December 4th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

Journalist defines happiness, emphasizes importance Expressed through smiles, grins and giggles, happiness remains a foundational element in the human condition. Happiness is not only a word to describe something enjoyed, but also a feeling that one experiences. Journalist Morgan Parker, '22 explores the concept of happiness. Happiness, according to Oxford dictionary, [...]

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