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Adventures with Bob: Bob goes to tea

Adventures with Bob: Bob goes to tea

Haley Osborn

January 28, 2013


Filed under 2013, Columns, Opinion

Get your pinkies in the air because tea time is back. Maybe not like the high teas depicted in Victorian eraEngland, although sometimes this tea is amusing, this type of tea takes quite a bit of planning and preparation. On the other hand there is an emerging style of tea manifesting itself into peo...

Letter from Dr. Cook: The Holiday Season

Letter from Dr. Cook: The Holiday Season

Amber Baack

December 17, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Opinion

  The holidays are an amazing time of the year.  During my early days as an educator I wanted to ensure that students felt special and cared about during the holiday season. During my first holiday season as a teacher, I invited all of my students to a holiday celebration at my home. I fondl...

Sincerely Abbie

Sincerely Abbie

Abbie Hanawalt

December 13, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Opinion

Dear Fossil, Several of you are starting to feel like Christmas break could not come soon enough. I fully agree. Finals are right around the corner and it’s really hard to find motivation when all you can think about is where you’re traveling, all the free time you’ll have and all of the pla...

Adventures with Bob: Bob visits NYC

Adventures with Bob: Bob visits NYC

Haley Osborn

December 13, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Opinion

  Have you ever flown over New York City? Personally, I think it is one of the coolest, most amazing sights I have ever seen. There is this massive metropolis that not only energizes the streets of this great city, but illuminates and brightens the air surrounding the plane, inciting the most immense pleasure. The city of New York, from Brooklyn to the Bronx, is one of...

The Litterbox: The decline of quality television

The Litterbox: The decline of quality television

Victoria Bonnema

November 28, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Opinion

At the very end of Thanksgiving weekend, I caught a nasty case of the flu. I will avoid any specific details in case any of you are eating while reading, but it was in a word… messy. Basically, on Sunday from six in the morning until five in the afternoon I was unable to eat, drink, or stop shivering from underneath my three blankets. ...

Adventures with Bob: Bob is thankful

Adventures with Bob: Bob is thankful

Haley Osborn

November 14, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Opinion

Some 400 years ago pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts and ended up befriending a local Native American tribe. These people aided them in their survival through the first months in the “New World.” During the harvest season of1621 New England colonists and Native Americans came together and partook in a meal of thanksgiving; this event is known as ...

The Litterbox: An ode to Jack Frost

The Litterbox: An ode to Jack Frost

Victoria Bonnema

November 13, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Opinion

Ever since I was a little girl, there’s been something about the tale of Jack Frost that’s intrigued me. Ask me not how it got into my mind, but I’ve always remembered a certain fondness held for the crystals that formed on the limbs of the aspens and atop the blankets of snow in the morning. Even when it pained me to breathe, I remember...

Sincerely Abbie….senior year

Sincerely Abbie….senior year

Abbie Hanawalt

November 8, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Opinion

Dear Seniors, They say that senior year is fun and easy. I beg to differ. It seems like I am going to write a lot to the senior class this year. But hey, it’s an important year for us. I know that right now we are all stressed with filling out college applications and coming up with clever ideas f...

Adventures with Bob: Life with Bob

Adventures with Bob: Life with Bob

Haley Osborn

November 1, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Opinion

This is always one of my favorite times of year: the trees lose their leaves, the air is so brisk and it’s sweater weather. As October begins to come to a close everything seems a little more barren; yet. there is that aspect of this time of year that makes you feel like you never want it to go aw...

The Litterbox: Air Fresheners

The Litterbox: Air Fresheners

Victoria Bonnema

October 23, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Opinion

As a continuation from the previous Litterbox, I would like to delve slightly into the subject of the air freshener. Now, we’ve all gone to our litterbox--yes?--found them and told them that they hold the key to our hearts, sand or whatever we want to call it. But what about all those other people in ou...

Letter from Dr. Cook: Learn all you can

Letter from Dr. Cook: Learn all you can

Dr. Dierdre Cook

October 21, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Opinion

Last Friday night, standing under the scoreboard, at the football game, I was so proud of FRHS.  Not only because of the win, but also because of the determination to succeed.  I saw determination, commitment and hope in the eyes of our players and fans.  I saw student athletes give it their all. I saw fans screaming ...

Editor’s Note: The College Search

Editor’s Note: The College Search

Ethan Dayton

October 19, 2012


Filed under 2012, Columns, Editor's Notes, Opinion

Searching for the right college is stressful—finding one that has your desired major, a well-established program and a lively campus is a challenge.  Not to mention, completely funding your post-graduation education is becoming harder and harder as tuition rates rise and financial aid falls.  Whil...

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