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The Spartana

The Spartana

The Spartana

Katelyn Styborski, Writer/Designer

Different Views of the Dress Code

Different Views of the Dress Code

September 26, 2022

The dress code is a concept exercised in all schools in the Southwest Allen County Schools district. Rules like “no hats” and “no exposed shoulders”...

Chapter Seven: The Dragons (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

Chapter Seven: The Dragons (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

March 8, 2022

Finally, Jolean and Smiley reached the trapdoor. Smiley wriggled out from Jolean’s hair and floated down to the algae-covered wooden door. Tiny minnows...

Chapter Six: The Magic (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

Chapter Six: The Magic (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

February 19, 2022

The giant lizards smacked their jaws at the child and eraser, moving closer and closer.  “Uh oh…” Smiley and Jolean groaned.  Face to face...

The Horrific Holiday Haunting of Homestead High School

The Horrific Holiday Haunting of Homestead High School

December 13, 2021

And So It Begins: It was the day before Winter Break and everyone else was already on their way home after a grueling week of finals… everyone except...

Chapter Five: The Whirlpool (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

Chapter Five: The Whirlpool (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

November 30, 2021

The two landed hard in the bottom of the ditch. A cloud of dust poofed up around them, covering their wet skin, (or rubber, in Smiley’s case,) in a thick...

Chapter Four: The Water (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

Chapter Four: The Water (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

November 7, 2021

The next morning, Jolean was awoken by a gentle pressure on her chest. She blinked open her eyes, squinting in the bleary sunlight. Instantly, the pressure...

Chapter Three: The Chat (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

Chapter Three: The Chat (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

October 26, 2021

Jolean jumped up, brandishing her basket full of strawberries like a baseball bat.  “Alright, no more kidding around. Who are you? Come out and fight...

Chapter Two: The Voice (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

Chapter Two: The Voice (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

October 11, 2021

Jolean slowly opened the door to her house. She slipped her shoes off her feet and took a deep breath. The house was quiet. A beam of golden light shone...

Chapter One: The Beginning (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

Chapter One: The Beginning (The Adventures of Jolean and the Magic Eraser)

October 8, 2021

Once, in a time that was equally so far into the future and so far back in the past that our minds cannot comprehend it, there lived a young girl named...

As Good As Burnt Popcorn

As Good As Burnt Popcorn

April 25, 2021

Bad Chick Flicks - Watch them with your friends for the sake of making fun of them. You might find yourself unironically liking one, for the absurdity...

How Are You Really?

How Are You Really?

March 27, 2021

Even though 43.8 million adults struggle with mental health issues in a given year, there are only 577,000 mental health professionals practicing in the...

Your New Years Resolutions Suck. Heres How to Fix Them

Your New Year’s Resolutions Suck. Here’s How to Fix Them

February 25, 2021

There comes a time every year when people aim to better themselves. That time is at the beginning of the new year, and the end of the old. We don’t talk...

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