Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. life

By: Leila Barnes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day, which falls on January 15 this year, is set aside each year as an opportunity to honor the legacy of the famous activist who fought for equal rights among Americans. Dr. King certainly made an impact in America, but what did he change for Central students…

Coping with a Mental Illness

By: Alyssa Rester Mental illness is a very serious and very relevant topic today. Many of us not only have seen loved ones suffer, but also have suffered these illnesses ourselves. But what we have not seen is how we, along with those around us, are supposed to cope and deal with those daily struggles.…

Winter storm brings on a snow day

By Alyssa Rester The entire week last week, there was talk about an enormous snow storm that was on course to hit this past friday January 12. Predictions for snow accumulation varied as each day passed and students were in high hopes of a snow day. The snow hit during the second hour of the…

Organization tries to bring light back into children’s lives

By: Alyssa Rester Many kids have the glorious dream of standing in front of Cinderella’s castle and spending their day living like a king or queen in the happiest place on earth. Unfortunately, there are many kids who dream this dream from their hospital beds. Crowns Against Cancer is a non- profit organization whose main…

Another high school is faced with a shooting

By: Alyssa Rester As we come to a close of the first month of January, we are forced to recognize the 11 school shootings that have come along with it as well. The most recent took place on the morning of January 24 at Marshall County High School in Kentucky. Sixteen students were shot and…

Let’s take a look back at freshman year

By: Erin Pratt Walking into Walled Lake Central for the first time can be a scary experience. There are people who drive and guys who have tattoos and beards and you’re just a small, little freshman. Looking back four years and realizing how much we have grown comes as a total shock. “I remember being…

Seniors seek Legacy Scholarships for college

By: Erin Pratt College is expensive. No matter where you go, you are paying to get an education. Scholarships are a key factor in paying for college so when the opportunity arises, students jump at it. Every year students at Walled Lake Schools are among those who apply for Legacy Scholarships. Senior Julia Mandilk applied…