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Students at the Tri-M Music Honor Society interest meeting after school on Jan. 31 watch a presentation by club president juniors Adaire Bruff (left) and Dhruv Sodani. “I hope [members] can get a connection with kids and musicians and other departments…and get this for their resume,” Sodani said.
Students Band Together to Blend Performing Arts With the National Music Honor Society
Peter Philpott, Managing Editor & Asst. News Editor | February 26, 2024

A group of students from Creek’s fine arts department worked together to form a new chapter of the national Tri-M Music Honor Society (NMHS). Formerly known as the Modern...

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Creek junior center and right winger Austin Katz (#20) and Regis senior forward Reece Peterson (#25) stand on the edge of the face off circle, awaiting the puck drop. Both scored a goal in Friday’s game, which went strongly in Regiss favor. We got on our heels early, we got behind three nothing early in the game and we just couldnt find that energy, Head Coach Jeff Mielnicki said.
Regis Thrashes Creek Varsity Hockey in 7-1 Loss: See Moments Here
Peter Philpott, Managing Editor & Assistant News Editor | February 6, 2024

Boys’ varsity hockey went into Feb. 2’s matchup against Regis Jesuit at Family Sports Center with hopes of gaining a place from third in the 5A metro division standings and solidifying their national...

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Some Jewish students feel the need to disguise their religious identities due to rising antisemitism. This is a societal problem. Can we completely eradicate hate? Campus Middle School Principal Lisa Staal said. Id like to think so. But in order to do that, we need allies and advocates.
"That's What My Grandparents Did": Jewish Students Force to Adapt to Antisemitism in Schools and Beyond
Alex Gribb, Editor-in-Chief | October 27, 2023

“ I was just speechless,” Tammi Gitin said. Gitin, a parent of a Campus middle school student last year, was reacting to an image she saw on Facebook. The picture was grainy, and taken near a set of Campus Middle School’s stairs. It showed two...

In a recent surge of antisemitism nationally, many have pointed towards social media and pop culture as a source of hate. “Many far-right people have gone on [X] and started just blasting all their beliefs, Sophomore Scott Weiner said.
Pop Culture Invites Surge of Antisemitism
Peter Philpott, Managing Editor | October 27, 2023
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The Secret History, by Donna Tartt, has one of the strangest plot lines ever seen. From murder to whimsical professors, the book certainly stitches a fascinating story line.
Ink & Insights: "The Secret History" Is the Weirdest Book I’ve Ever Read
Aram Bazarian, Assistant Managing Editor | February 2, 2024

I'm not exaggerating when I say that The Secret History by Donna Tartt is the most absurd book I’ve ever read. It’s one of those books that you have to set down for long...

AJRs The Maybe Man Aches With Relatable Uncertainty
AJR's 'The Maybe Man' Aches With Relatable Uncertainty
Peter Philpott, Managing Editor & Assistant News Editor | January 11, 2024
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Lots of Creek students go to the gym, whether thats to help their physical or mental health. Despite widely positive culture at the gym, some people experience struggles with body dysphoria or unattainable standards.
Teenage Gym Culture: The Battle Between Saving or Destroying Yourself
Maya Marino, Staff Writer | January 11, 2024

High schoolers and gym culture have a complex relationship, as the intention of bettering yourself mentally and physically combines with social dynamics, insecurities, health,...

Because of the dopamine that gets released when using social media, many teens opt to scroll instead of sleeping.
Breaking Down the Effects of Phone Use
Ava Segale, Staff Writer | January 11, 2024
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The Hateful Eight: Eight Things I Hate (XI)
The Hateful Eight: Eight Things I Hate (XI)
Alex Gribb, Editor-in-Chief | February 14, 2024

Hearts, Happiness, and Hate. The typical three H’s of Valentine’s day. But I want to introduce a fourth: (H)love. As is tradition, here is the only Hateful Eight that...

To underclassmen, the variety of courses offered at CCHS can be overwhelming. And its a well-known and statistically-proven fact that Creek is an outstanding school. We have a heavy academic culture that promotes taking seven classes, and prioritizing weighted courses. But no one should feel pressured by that culture to take on more than they can handle.
Having Seven Classes is Difficult (And That’s Okay)
Peter Philpott, Managing Editor & Assistant News Editor | February 5, 2024
The Hateful Eight: Eight Things I Hate (X)
The Hateful Eight: Eight Things I Hate (X)
Alex Gribb, Editor-in-Chief | January 26, 2024
A WWII-used TBF Avenger dive bomber on display at the Intrepid Museum in New York City. Planes like these are what drew me into the historical aviation world. But every year, more and more crash in flying incidents. With each plane destroyed, we lose a real connection to the veterans and the history of WWII.
Precious World War II Planes Are Dying In Silence
Peter Philpott, Managing Editor & Assistant News Editor | January 26, 2024
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