Spark Newsmagazine

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Spark Newsmagazine

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Spark Newsmagazine

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Celebrating Seniors

Celebrating Seniors

Natalie Mazey May 1, 2021

story by Natalie Mazey | photography Megan Miranda | infographic Rachel Anderson The class of 2021 has experienced a senior year like no other, but the Lakota District is working to provide as much normalcy...

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The Trio

June 16, 2020

personal narrative by Maddie Cramer | art by Kelly Johantges I think it’s safe to say that most people’s relationships have changed quite a bit since Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine issued the stay at home...

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A Dream on Pause

Rehab Jarabah June 3, 2020

story by rehab jarabah | art by alexandra fernholz Ding-dong.  That’s the sound that tells me a customer has walked in. It’s also the sound I tend to hear before I fall asleep.  The Arabic...

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Editors’ Note:

June 1, 2020

Despite Ohio’s stay at home order amid the current pandemic, the Spark staff has still worked to produce this final issue for the 2019-2020 school year. Journalism is the crux of our society, and in...

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To the Class of 2020:

May 30, 2020

column by Rebecca Breland | photography by Alexandra Fernholz To the kids I’ve spent the last 12 years of my life with, to the kids who’ve been with me through it all, to the kids who’ve made me...

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Small Shops Suffering

Mia Hilkowitz May 28, 2020

story by Mia Hilkowitz | art by Rachel Anderson For years, Niederman Family Farm has been a staple in the Liberty Township and West Chester community. Hundreds of families visit for birthday parties,...

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Cancelling the Golden Gala

May 26, 2020

story and art by Rachel Anderson The invitations were printed. The t-shirts were made. The posters were decorated. The spirit week was finalized. The decorations were ordered, the venue was mapped out....

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Fitness for You

May 24, 2020

story by Nicholas Hetterich | art by Alexandra Fernholz With little to do during this pandemic, Dan McCallister is challenging the community to get in better shape. McCallister is the father of Lakota...

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A Birthday to Remember

May 22, 2020

story by LeAnn Niederman | art by Alexandra Fernholz Reserves Park, normally deserted of cars, is completely full with not a spot left. “[I] was disappointed but not surprised,” says Robyn Welling,...

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Testing Positive

May 18, 2020

story by Eliza Bush | art by Kelly Johantges For the 918 students currently enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP) courses at East, news of the coronavirus brought a unique set of worries: how to prepare...

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Posts With a Purpose

Natalie Mazey May 16, 2020

story by Natalie Mazey | art by Alexandra Fernholz For four years of high school, students look forward to the day they will get to walk across the stage and receive a diploma, cementing the idea that...

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Positivity on the Run

Mary Barone May 10, 2020

story by Mary Barone | photography fair use On Saturday, May 2, West Chester resident Andrew Suski accomplished the seemingly impossible. In just under 16 hours, he ran every street in Beckett Ridge,...

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