BREAKING: Phil Jacobs Named DHS Football Coach

BREAKING: Phil Jacobs Named DHS Football Coach

Jacobs comes to DHS from Siena Heights University By Joe Ramey With no usurp needed, Dexter’s former varsity football coach Garrett Chapel (who held the job for 22 days), resigned, calling for a new search to begin and a new spot to be filled. Within a month of his resignation, the spot has been filled and it been filled heftily. Phil Jacobs, a former varsity coach at Adrian High School and current outside linebackers coach at Siena Heights, was named head coach on Thursday. Jacobs plans to make an appearance next…

Squall Blind Date 2017

Squall Blind Date 2017

Through complicated Squall compatibility tests, two lucky students were paired to participate in the annual Blind Date By: Andy Dolen & Joe Ramey OVERVIEW: The day started off like any other day. The sun rose in the morning and the birds called, but what awaited was much more intriguing. It was on that day, the 29th of January 2017, that the Squall’s annual blind date took place, and it couldn’t have gone more beautifully. The two contestants were picked up in a beautiful chariot (a Dodge truck), and they were…

Holiday Horoscopes

Holiday Horoscopes

Predicting your near future with the characteristics of your zodiac sign with a holiday twist By: Andy Dolen Aries: Being very self driven and thirsty for competition, you attempt to be the best present giver in the family. You will find yourself panicking over what the best present will be for each family member that you will lose sense of what Christmas is really all about. Taurus: You have the brightest Christmas spirit of the  m all. Everything about the holidays is special for the Taurus, especially the winter weather and the…

Horoscopes

Horoscopes

Predicting your near future with the characteristics of your zodiac sign By: Andy Dolen & Joe Ramey Aries: As Aries tend to be more on the adventurous side and always full of confidence, it may lead you to find yourself in self-inflicted circumstances in the near future. By the time the next Squall has arrived, you will find a time where you were so involved in your own ego that you missed the LITest DHS Christmas party of the year, costumes and everything.  Taurus: A Taurus is constantly diligent with their…

Hidden Gem Reviews: Rod’s Place & The Session Room

Hidden Gem Reviews: Rod’s Place & The Session Room

By Joe Ramey Whether you’re looking for a snack or a sit down meal that doesn’t bust your budget, Rod’s Diner in Ann Arbor is the place for you. Highly recommended by students and Ann Arbor natives, Rod’s diner is a place to hang with friends and have a variety of different foods. For our visit, we tried what is widely known as “Bipimbob” or the most notable entrée on the menu. This dish was a plethora of oriental goodness, with its rice base being accompanied by a variety of…

Tech Takeover

Tech Takeover

DHS students and staff participate in a social experiment that transported them to the pre-smartphone era By Caden Koenig & Joe Ramey The era of phones becoming smarter is in the past, the era of phones being substantially smarter than you is now. All of that knowledge, just inside your pocket. Smartphone. A term that has become an everyday word, along with an everyday necessity. These devices are taking over the world, consuming your time along with your life. The new generation, the “millennials” as they have been labeled, is…

Get to know your DHS Floor Environments

Get to know your DHS Floor Environments

By Joe Ramey & Truman Stovall First Floor Bring your sweats and your nice blankie because you will be freezing your bumcheeks off when partaking in classes on, or taking a stroll  through, the first floor of the school. Regardless of the time of year, this floor is notoriously cold, with certain spots being colder than others. One in paticular is the hallway adjacent to the media center, with windows bordering the walls. This hallway is easily the coldest portion of the bottom floor. With all of the tile flooring,…

The Social Hierarchy of DHS

The Social Hierarchy of DHS

By Caden Koenig, Joe Ramey & Claire Ward As new seniors feel entitled to the crown of the school, views on the average day changes every year. This change is meant to fit the mold on how the seniors imagined their final year of high school. So, with this comes the basic rules of Dexter High School’s social hierarchy. Freshmen: Wow, congrats! You guys survived your tween years and lives as middle schoolers. You have finally made it to high school. The next four years are going to be some…

New Extended School Year

New Extended School Year

Michigan public schools feel students need more days in the school year.  By Joe Ramey Next year, Dexter High School, along with every other public school in Michigan will be implementing an extended school year.   A five-day extension to the end of the school year will meet the state requirement for hours in school a year. A state law saying public schools are not allowed to start before Labor Day has hindered the possibility of keeping the last day of school a consistent date.

A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

A new link class where students assist other students will arrive a DHS next fall By Joe Ramey An all-in-one class is hard to find nowadays. A class that provides help for both sets of students, help for others, training, performing and of course counts as a class credit. This class was created with the intent to provide a possible moral boost and a morale builder, and has the possibility to provide multiple advantages reasons to join for all parties. The class is Peer to Peer, a class where a…