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  • False alarm

    False alarm

    Lisa Skogsøy, School News

    September 19, 2017

         During third period, the fire alarm went off at Jonathan Alder High School. Routine maintenance that was being done accidentally tripped the alarm. All students calmly evacuated the building, most thinking it was a fire drill. The fire department showed up and did an inspection of the building, but it was quickly determined t...

  • Alder welcomes exchange students

    Alder welcomes exchange students

    Madison Hardesty, School News Reporter

    September 15, 2017

         Along with all of the other changes that come with a new school year, Jonathan Alder welcomes four new foreign exchange students.     Sofe Hermida Vazquez is visiting from Spain. She chose the United States to make new friends, experience what living with another family is like, and t...

  • Ms. Oehl makes history

    Ms. Oehl makes history

    September 14, 2017

         With a new school year comes new students, new classes, new experiences and yes, sometimes even new teachers.     One of these teachers is Ms. Maren Oehl, who before beginning teaching history here at Jonathan Alder, spent five years educating high schoolers in Chicago, Illinois. Wh...

  • Oh Baby!

    Oh Baby!

    Olivia Johnson, School News Reporter

    September 8, 2017

         Recently, Jonathan Alder High School has had lots of new additions--but not in students. Three Alder teachers this year have either become parents or are soon expecting.     Mr. Darren Clark and his wife had three girls at the end of last year, Mrs. Leslie Russell just had a daughter befor...

    The Clark Babies

  • Seniors invited to decorate parking spots

    Seniors invited to decorate parking spots

    Megan Gordin, Editor-in-Chief

    September 8, 2017

    On Saturday, September 23 from 9am to 1pm, along with Sunday, September 24 from 12pm to 4pm, seniors who have purchased a spot in the senior lot have the option to paint their designated parking spot.     For a fee of $10, students can paint their spots with a pre-approved design that is scho...

Seniors prepare for upcoming events

Megan Gordin, Editor-in-Chief

On Tuesday, September 12, the senior class had a meeting in which senior class advisers Dr. Mark Lorson and Mr. Matthew Carpenter shared important dates for all the seniors to know.     The next senior class meeting is on...

September 13, 2017No Comments

New addition to teaching staff: Mrs. Loy

New addition to teaching staff: Mrs. Loy

Chaz Phinney, Tech Editor

     When previous history teacher, Mrs. Brar, moved down to the junior high to teach, Mrs. Kristi Loy, a teacher of 10 years and graduate of Jonathan Alder, was happy to fill the gap.       Mrs. Loy teaches 9th g...

September 8, 2017No Comments

Alder welcomes new choir teacher

Alder welcomes new choir teacher

Lisa Skogsøy, School News Reporter

     This fall, Jonathan Alder welcomes a new choir teacher. Mr. Nicholas Mayes teaches all of the high school choir classes as well as the junior high choir classes, in the Jonathan Alder district.       After ...

September 6, 2017No Comments

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Advice for Underclassmen

Riley Gruenbaum '17, School News Editor

As I begin to prepare for my last days at Jonathan Alder, I am catching myself looking back on the memories that I have made here, and I smile.     During almost all four years of my high school career,...

April 24, 2017No Comments

Gunman on campus leaves Cincinnati students in fear

Gunman on campus leaves Cincinnati students in fear

October 27, 2016

As a student going to the University of Cincinnati, I feel the need to stay in the loop with the current events happening at the University. ...

How Childhood Vaccinations Impact the Community

May 4, 2016

    In the United States, vaccination rates seem adequate when taking a brief look around. With a closer look, however, the truth is reveale...

How Nutrition Affects High School Students

May 4, 2016

    Have you ever thought about the effects of eating certain foods have on your body? It can actually make a huge difference in performanc...

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Boys Golf wins Madison County Championship

Boys Golf wins Madison County Championship

Gavin Frick, Sports Editor

    Looking for their fourth straight county match win, the Boys Golf team hosted the Madison Country Championship on Wednesday at Buck Ridge.      Jonathan Alder competed against county opponents London, ...

September 18, 2017No Comments

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The student news site of Jonathan Alder High School
The student news site of Jonathan Alder High School