Signs Point to Controversy

Signs Point to Controversy

Billboards were proposed near Dexter schools to gain additional revenue; board tables discussions By: Nick LeBlanc and Caden Koenig To kick off the year, Dexter Community Schools created a proposal to increase revenue for all of its constituent schools. The proposal is for two electronic billboards that would project advertisements. According to dexterschools.org, the billboards are predicted to generate over $40,000 each year (twenty thousand each). The billboards are planned to be placed on the corner of Shield and Baker Road and on Dexter-Ann Arbor Road, east of the current…

How to: Politics

How to: Politics

A complete guide explaining how to navigate yourself through politics at DHS By Tyler Valentine Politics have been a sensitive topic of conversation at DHS recently. There are people whose new trigger word is Trump, and other people that will take the excitement of him winning the election to their grave. It seems as if people are having trouble sharing their opinion without offending others or just taking it to unnecessary extremes. If we can all follow these three simple steps, our school will become a much more enjoyable place…

Senior Wrestlers Take Over The Palace

Senior Wrestlers Take Over The Palace

Will Feldkamp claims second while Kyle Burton finishes eighth to lead the Dreads at the state finals in Auburn Hills By: Tyler Woelfel Four Dexter wrestlers, all seniors, had great seasons that culminated in the Michigan state finals. Adam Burton wrestled in the 160-lb weight class as he appeared in his first state finals. For his first time wrestling at states, he did well but was unable to place. Wrestling in the 152-lb weight class, his brother Kyle Burton did great, earning a spot on the podium for eighth place…

The Day After

The Day After

On March 16, 2012, the Dexter community quickly came together to overcome a natural disaster that affected many By: Nick LeBlanc and Caden Koenig The peace that preceded the tornado was followed by shock. Dexter’s bubble finally popped.  A community that once stood in silence came together. Adversity was a rare thing for the 4,127 citizens of Dexter to face, as nothing serious has ever happened in the small, peaceful town. Before the sun rose that day, the streets of each neighborhood were packed with insurance companies, disaster relief companies,…

Rise Of The Real

Rise Of The Real

Senior McKenna Sgroi focuses on individuality with unique lyrics to pursue his life-long dream of rapping By: Marissa Rafail Sitting next to McKenna Sgroi in class, you’d assume he’s like every other student at DHS. When he leaves school and stands in front of the microphone, the real McKenna shines through as he raps to his own music. The senior dedicates most of his time working towards his long-term goal of becoming an artist and producing music. Recently having released his first studio-produced single “Rise of The Real,” Sgroi is…

March Madness’s Sweet 16

March Madness’s Sweet 16

Teams to watch out for in this year’s edition of March Madness By: Nick LeBlanc and Alex Strang Madness is in the air.  The sights and sounds of seasons being crushed, top seeds being overly confident in their ability to “win it all”, and lower seed hopefuls quickly ruining said hope is going to become all too familiar. Before jumping into this year’s bracket, it’s important to first remember those whom have fallen in last years season of March Madness and learn from their mistakes.  In memoriam of No. 2…

Pizza, Nosebleeds, Chaos

Pizza, Nosebleeds, Chaos

Then seventh graders, two editors remember how a 5:15 greenish sky distruped the calm, forever impacting their lives by Caden Koenig and Nick LeBlanc Caden Koenig: Remembering back, as a seventh grader all the days seem like a blur. As a seventh grader the experiences of the whole year feel like one memory. This is with the exception of March 15th and the few days that followed it. The day started as an average Michigan day: 70 degrees and sunny… in March. All morning, the weather was celebrated with T-shirts…

Spring Break Horoscopes

Spring Break Horoscopes

Predicting your spring break with the characteristics of your zodiac sign By Julia Bell and Megan Sarns Aries: Aries are spontaneous and love to take risks. You may find yourself packing your bags on Friday night and hitting the road on Saturday morning.  While spontaneous trips are often the most fun, it is important that you find yourself in good company. You tend to be impatient and short-tempered and hours in the car with the wrong people is a recipe for disaster. Taurus: Tauruses are a grounded sign that prefer familiarity…