Entertainment

New Johnson County Axe Throwing strikes interest in students

Johnson County could always use a new business with a family-friendly atmosphere. That family fun, however, comes with throwing axes. Johnson County Axe Throwing opened in September of 2019, making it one of the youngest businesses on the Southside. Mr. Chris Engel is the owner and operator of JCAT.  From the moment we entered, it… Continue reading New Johnson County Axe Throwing strikes interest in students

Feature

Drumstick Dash Readies for Annual Race

Fall is in the air. Bands play merrily as families of runners stretch, each generation clad in sweatshirts, tennis shoes, and the occasional turkey costume. Thanks to Wheeler Mission, the annual “Drumstick Dash” race is kicking off once again in November. Each year, the Wheeler Mission group organizes a race for their charity foundation, coordinating… Continue reading Drumstick Dash Readies for Annual Race

News

GHS Best Buddies separates from larger organization

The GHS chapter of Best Buddies, an club helping special needs students, has decided to separate from the national organization.  Organizers hope the move will help local students. “We felt like we could focus better and involve more peers if there were less regulations,” Mrs. Linda Hanek, co-sponsor, said. The main reason for the split… Continue reading GHS Best Buddies separates from larger organization

News

Young Men of Purpose gives support to teens

The constant daily grind of high school shows little mercy to the active student. Classes, clubs and sports all demand constant attention. With this in mind, GHS has provided an opportunity for both mental and social recuperation: The Young Men of Purpose.  The Young Men of Purpose (YMP) is a youth organization first organized by… Continue reading Young Men of Purpose gives support to teens

Opinion

Does the Dress Code Discriminate?

It’s the age old debate: the definitive, trendy fashion movement versus the constricting, seemingly antiquated dress code of the school. What is even more uproarious is the increased scrutiny of female fashion, while the boys run off in their ripped jeans scott-free. However, this notion of a gender-split in the school dress code is absurd… Continue reading Does the Dress Code Discriminate?