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  • Senior Inspiration: Tanyi Besong

    Senior Inspiration: Tanyi Besong

    Celia Nguyen, Newswriter

    June 5, 2017

    Optimistic and goal-oriented would be an understatement when it comes to describing Tanyi Besong. The senior at AVHS, has found ways to defeat the odds while keeping his mind positive. The wrestler, lacrosse, and football player has become a student leader that has inspired many throughout his years...

  • 9 Months of Art

    9 Months of Art

    Spencer France, Arts & Entertainment Writer

    May 25, 2017

    As the school year is coming to an end in the coming weeks, many seniors are saying goodbye to the high school that has offered them immeasurable opportunities. Reflecting back on the 2016-2017 school year, AVHS and its performing arts productions have raised the standard of excellence once again. At...

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  • The Curious Case of the One and Done

    The Curious Case of the One and Done

    Brady LaBahn, Sportswriter

    May 24, 2017

    The average college dropout makes $37,388 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, for a small group of students with only a high school diploma, the minimum amount they will earn in their first year on the job is just under $6 million dollars. Although this job isn’t at Google or G...

    The NBA Draft has evolved in recent years to become a highly publicized event.

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  • Molly Moynihan: Athlete to Watch

    Molly Moynihan: Athlete to Watch

    Kealey Jensen

    May 22, 2017

    Having four goals and two assists in last week’s game against Lakeville isn't anything new for D1 commit Molly Moynihan. Moynihan is the second-leading scorer for the Apple Valley Girls Lacrosse team with 34 goals and a very vital player on both the offense and defensive ends of the field. Molly has...

    Moynihan runs the field.

  • Senior Night Ends On A Sour Note

    Senior Night Ends On A Sour Note

    Connor Van Hulzen, Editor

    May 17, 2017

    On Friday, the Eagles played their final home game of the regular season against Lakeville North and celebrated senior night for their two seniors, catcher Jaycee Lentz and pitcher Rachel Niederkorn.   Lakeville got off to a quick start in the first inning, scoring after a leadoff walk, bu...

    The Eagles' defense setting up in the second inning.

    Connor Van Hulzen

  • A Day For All Mothers

    A Day For All Mothers

    Zynab Ahmed, Features Writer

    May 15, 2017

    Ever since President Wilson signed a declaration marking Mother's Day as a national holiday, many individuals showed their mothers some well-deserved appreciation. Taking place on the 14th of May this year, this day is dedicated to the hard-work and kindness of mothers.   This holiday is not onl...

    Dawn Hudson

Trending Stories

A Night in the Spotlight

Trinity Ek, Editor

Prom season is tough stuff. It’s stressful “promposing”, arranging groups, making dinner reservations, organizing pictures, scheduling the night to the very last minute detail, and of course, buying the perfect ...

May 12, 2017No Comments

Replenishing Our World Drop by Drop

Replenishing Our World Drop by Drop

Zynab Ahmed, Features Writer

As nationally celebrated days such as Earth day and World Water day pass, the amount that we give back to nature is seriously questioned. From droughts to devastating floods, people have wondered of ways to rationalize our...

May 11, 2017No Comments

Heroes on the Road

Heroes on the Road

Trinity Ek, Editor

“We are not heroes. We’re the cleanup crew.” A hysterical mother is trapped in her car, an infuriated father storms out of his seat, a boy lies dead on the pavement and four prom-goers are confused at the scene....

May 8, 20171 Comment

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Senior Inspiration: Tanyi Besong

Senior Inspiration: Tanyi Besong

Celia Nguyen, Newswriter

Optimistic and goal-oriented would be an understatement when it comes to describing Tanyi Besong. The senior at AVHS, has found ways to defeat the odds while keeping his mind positive. The wrestler, lacr...

June 5, 2017No Comments

A Day For All Mothers

A Day For All Mothers

Zynab Ahmed, Features Writer

Ever since President Wilson signed a declaration marking Mother's Day as a national holiday, many individuals showed their mothers some well-deserved appreciation. Taking place on the 14th of May this yea...

May 15, 2017No Comments

EaglEye on the Prize

EaglEye on the Prize

Connie Knipe, Writer

On Friday, March 31st, our Eagle Media Crew and EaglEye programs voyaged to Crowne Plaza near the Mall of America for the 2017 Upper Midwest Student Production Awards, or more famously known as the NATAS...

May 12, 2017No Comments

Replenishing Our World Drop by Drop

Replenishing Our World Drop by Drop

Zynab Ahmed, Features Writer

As nationally celebrated days such as Earth day and World Water day pass, the amount that we give back to nature is seriously questioned. From droughts to devastating floods, people have wondered of ways...

May 11, 2017No Comments

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Arts & Entertainment

9 Months of Art

9 Months of Art

Spencer France, Arts & Entertainment Writer

As the school year is coming to an end in the coming weeks, many seniors are saying goodbye to the high school that has offered them immeasurable opportunities. Reflecting back on the 2016-2017 school ye...

May 25, 2017No Comments

Top Ten Ways to Spend $10

Top Ten Ways to Spend $10

Trinity Ek and Spencer France

No matter what age you are, spending cash doesn’t come easily, especially if you’re on a strict budget. Whether you’re looking for a date night idea or a place you can meet up with friends, here ...

January 3, 20171 Comment

Eight Last Minute Gifts

Eight Last Minute Gifts

Trinity Ek and Annemarie Roggow

Forgot that your distant aunt or uncle was coming in town? Lose your gift for that cousin you don’t really like? Well, no worries! Here are eight easy, quick, and cheap last-minute holiday gifts....

December 23, 2016No Comments

’Ad Enough?

’Ad Enough?

Emilia Galchutt, Arts & Entertainment Writer

Around the holidays, bells aren’t the only kind of jingles to be heard. In the last few months of the year, holiday advertisements inundate TV, radio, and social media. Not only do these holiday ads al...

December 22, 2016No Comments

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