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Elkhorn South Storm Alert

The collaborative multimedia convergence project between the journalism classes at Elkhorn South High School. 

“It’s the climb:” Dance team conquers new mountain by heading to Nationals for the first time in school history

  By Kate Aksyonov, Section Editor     The final teams are animatedly announced over the loudspeaker as Elkhorn South’s own dance team prepares to take the stage with their hip hop routine. While their hearts and minds are trying to hang onto every...
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Boys of the court

Reporter: Ben Fink This year the Storm Cell has been pushed out of their Class B comfort zone, and basketball is no exception. Instead of looking at the Class B schedule and marking down likely W’s, this year’s lineup contains more unknowns with Class A powerhouse...
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Dating in high school: what it takes

By Daniela Asplin A girl drove her car along a familiar road, tracing her way back to a boy she has been apart from for too long. The anticipation built in the lonely air as she drew closer to his house. As the blurry outline of it came into her view, her heart beat...
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Living with Lyme

    By Sarah Shatel, reporter   30 pills a day. Morning, afternoon and night. Every day. For the rest of his life, Liam has to follow this routine to maintain his health and pain. All because of one camping trip.   Sophomore Liam Schmid, is living...
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A Chance to Dance

By Lincoln Parks, Reporter   For many fans of the Ellen show, the idea of being a live audience member is a dream come true. Recently, Elkhorn South english teacher, Jaclyn Norum, got the chance to make this dream a reality.   The Ellen Degeneres Show, often...
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ESHS’s Clothing Crisis

It’s Monday morning. The seven AM alarm blares like a busy intersection during rush hour. A boy’s mother walks into the room and wakes him up and he begrudgingly pulls on a pair of Nike shorts with a matching t-shirt. He leaves the house with his socks pulled up to...
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Life after diagnosis

By Olivia Bertino, Web Editor   It is just a lamp. Just a light, a shade, and little bulbs for a stand that sits in the family room. Diane and Paul Holubeck bought it from Davidson’s Furniture Showcase in the fall of 2005. It truly is just a lamp. Yet every time...
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Anything for success

She runs through the long list of things to do in her mind, mulling over the many homework assignments, practices, and college applications that are looming above her head. As the hot tingle of worry creeps up the back of her neck, she catches it by reminding herself...
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Onward and upward

 Steven Selk opens his e-mail to find a message from star varsity basketball player Hannah Raymond. Hannah requested an urgent meeting with both him and head coach Terry Graver the following morning. Selk was completely puzzled. What could possibly be so...
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Political correctness is taking over

Growing up it felt as if I was the only Jewish kid in a sea of Christian students. I heard every rude anti-Semitic phrase thrown my way by the time I was in third grade. I felt heat on my face when everyone stared at me during the English discussion about Night. I...
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Storm Alert Staff Members

Cassie Moore

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Lauren Dietrich

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Ellie Pittman

Managing Editor

Ethan Tylski

Executive Marketing Director

Lincoln Parks

Page Editor/Reporter

Olivia Bertino

Page Editor/Web Editor/Reporter

Kate Aksyionov

Page Editor/Reporter

Daniela Asplin

Reporter

Rob Dehner

Reporter

Paige Girardot

Reporter

Seth Fink

Reporter

Ben Fink

Reporter

Sarah Shatel

Reporter

Ally Schilmoeller

Reporter

Jude Barley

Reporter

Todd Brown

Reporter

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