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Homecoming looks different here…

Kate Shatel, Reporter

October 5, 2020

 2020 has thrown countless curveballs at everyone this year which is why there was no surprise our annual homecoming dance at Elkhorn South had to be cancelled. This announcement was heartbreaking for all students, especially Seniors. Their senior year has already been off to an abnormal start, and n...

Return of the Cell

Return of the Cell

Cambri Rolfes, Design Editor-In-Chief

September 28, 2020

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 the Storm volleyball team took on Westside in a match that ended 3-0. The game was not too much out of the ordinary, as the varsity team took the win with a clean, fast sweep. One thing, though, was drastically different. Small but mighty, the first official student section...

Home of Grace

Home of Grace

Michaela Kilpatrick, Junior Reporter

March 17, 2020

A lot of us grew up thinking of orphanages as something from a fairytale, like in the musical Annie, or in some of the books we have read. We rarely stop to think about the reality of orphanages in helping to educate and take care of children in need, and the selfless people who devote their lives t...

Real Kings Fix Each Other’s Crowns

Nora Rai, Reporter

March 17, 2020

The 2020 Mr. Storm competition took place on Wednesday March 4th. Seniors, Josh Oarhe, Josh Bressler, Henry Crocker, Sam Hendricksen, Jack Paradis, and Connor Gress competed for the coveted title of Mr. Storm (and a fully stocked mini fridge).  Junior Mia Jewett and Officer Tony Ramaeker hosted the show, whi...

Serious about Swimming

Ally Schilmoeller, Senior Design Editor

March 17, 2020

Swimming’s not hard. All you do is swim. There’s no takedowns, physical contact or brawls.  Many people don’t see just how hard swimming actually is. 60 laps in a pool and all you have to prove for it is aching muscles and a mere mile.    In high school, practices are demanding. M...

AP Classes

AP Classes

MacKenzie Wheatley, Junior Reporter

March 9, 2020

  Taking advanced classes while still in High School allegedly helps students prepare for higher level classes that they will have to take in college. Elkhorn South High School counselors push taking these classes on students in order for them to be prepared for the future and get ahead in the...

The World is Watching

The World is Watching

Emma LeDent, Web Editor

March 1, 2020

It was time. Months of training for hours everyday has led up to this exact moment. Surrounded by her team, the world watches as Mia Mellican steps up to perform. Sophomore, Mia Mellican is not only an exemplary student, but also a champion dancer. Mellican has been dancing since she was three years o...

Dancing into our hearts

Dancing into our hearts

MacKenzie Wheatley, Junior Reporter

February 28, 2020

Friday night lights, walking through the castle, and crazy bonding nights. A few of the unforgettable events that go on in a High School dance team members life. Every girl has their favorite memories that they love to reminisce on, and some of the Elkhorn South Dance Team members shared theirs. ...

Tony

Tony

Cambri Rolfes, Design Editor-In-Chief

February 26, 2020

Sheriff, Marine Corp, Sergeant, student resource officer, youth pastor, husband, father, coworker, mentor, and friend. There are so many titles that Deputy A.P. Ramaeker has held in his lifetime, but everyone around here knows him best as Tony.  For as long as he can remember, Ramaeker has been preparing for ...

Noteworthy Teachers

Noteworthy Teachers

Michaela Kilpatrick, Junior Reporter

December 20, 2019

Imagine having a career someday that truly felt like the greatest job in the world. A job that truly made a difference, and helped to encourage and inspire people every single day. Well, for chorus teachers Mr. Cross and Mrs. Gonring, that dream is a reality. All three ESHS choirs, mixed, concert, and f...

New face in foods class

Paige Girardot, Managing and Design Editor

February 18, 2019

There is a fresh face in the Elkhorn South foods department this year, but most have seen him around subbing in the school before. Moving from being a sub to a full time teacher has been no problem for new teacher Mr. Houfek. “It definitely helped that I knew a lot of the students. On the first day ...

French students go foreign

French students go foreign

Paige Girardot, Managing and Design Editor

September 28, 2018

Junior Hope Hixson and Senior Carson McGlynn enjoyed a trip of a lifetime this summer to France sponsored by French class. From June 18-22 the two Elkhorn South students were able to explore France, along with several other groups from schools in California, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.   McGlynn...

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