Issue 9 Vol. 49
Lakeview High School
300 Hillman Drive
Cortland, OH 44410
LHS football field to be renovated
Class of 2011’s college
destinations vary from
NE Ohio to Florida
editors Mary Kate
Featured above is LHS’s current football field, set to be renovated over the summer of 2011.
By Alex Dieter “The vast majority of At the beginning of the the school for the water used to
Entertainment Reporter this project has been donated renovation, the field will be
graded and drained of water.
tend the field and not for sewage
or other functions.
Bruno Mars does by Miller/Yount Excavating,
American Idol and O ne of Lakeview High Gilmore Landscaping, Grass Renovators will tear up the
old field and install a new
DeToro said, “It has been
absolutely awesome to see the
School’s crown jewels, the Guardian, and Tamer Win
Kent, Ohio - on the football team, will not be playing Golf Course,” said DeToro. underground irrigation and outpouring of support from
same night! on its old, muddy field for much In addition, Lynn, Kittinger, drainage system. After a final community organizations. We
longer. In fact, according to and Noble, Inc., are acting as grading, sprinklers will be bed will go from one of the worst
LHS athletic director, Micheal surveyors over the project. Due into the new field underneath a playing surfaces in the county
Features DeToro, the school is expecting
a brand new field, long jump,
to inclement weather conditions
this month, the project has
layer of sod to grow new grass.
“We’re going to need a
to one of the nicest—all from
Prom statistics and pole vault runway by the been on a brief hiatus. Despite lot of water,” said Wilson. In According to Wilson, in
show a variety of first home varsity football game this, Lakeview superintendent, order to pay for the bill, the city the future, plans to revamp the
against Madison. Robert Wilson, assures that it of Cortland donated a garden soccer, softball, and baseball
adventures meter, which will only charge fields will also be enacted.
has been a good team project.
Bin Laden meets his demise:
Sports U.S. Navy SEALs do the deed
Indians have best record By StephAnie CorBin 11, 2001, and that is cause for located in a
Opinion Editor declaration of war as was done compound in
in baseball, contrary to
when Pearl Harbor was attacked Abbottabad,
‘experts’ predictions M ay 1, 2011, President and war was declared on Japan. 0Pakistan.
Obama announced one of the With 9/11, because no specific The U.S.
most memorable moments in country was responsible, war military
history: the United States Navy was declared on terrorism. waited for
SEALs killed Saudi Arabian, Bin Laden was a terrorist. He the right
Opinion Al Qaeda terrorist Osama
bin Laden. President Obama
suffered the consequences of
his choice to declare war on President
called this the “most significant America. A sad end to a sad O b a m a
Abby Dunn makes her achievement to date.” person.” aut horiz e d
Lakeview High School After the death President t h e
debut as 2011-2012 Obama called former President operation.
Assistant Principal Lawrence
Backpage Columnist Herrholtz said, “This was a George W. Bush to announce T h e Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. navy SEALs May
the news. team of 1, 2011, in Pakistan. (2003 photo abcnews.com)
combination of many years
of work done by both former Former President Bush SEALs that
President Bush and President said, “I congratulated him brought his wives was used as a shield
Obama. This is a very and the men and women of Bin Laden down was called in front of Bin Laden and was
monumental moment, but it our military and intelligence “SEAL Team 6” consisting of shot. Clarification revealed
F. D.R. was afraid of doesn’t mean the war is over .” communities who devoted their 12 members. The United States that she started fighting off the
the number 13 and LHS English teacher lives to this mission. The have government is concerned that SEALs and was shot because of
would not travel on the Catherine Howard said about our everlasting gratitude. The they and their families could be her hostile actions. Bin Laden
Bin Laden’s demise, “Though the fight against terror goes on, at risk for revenge attacks. was said to show no sign of
13th. of any month. but tonight America has sent When reaching the surrendering which is why he
death of anyone is unfortunate
and nothing to celebrate, I heard an unmistakable message: No compound that the United States was not captured alive. Bin
President Obama say on npr that matter how long it takes, justice believe housed Bin Laden, one Laden was first shot in the
anyone who thinks Bin Laden will be done.” of the helicopters experienced head then in the chest after he
did not get what he deserved Before the attack, the problems and crashed; however, retreated to his room. President
needs his/her head examined. U.S. government had reason no SEALs were killed. It was Obama has refused to release
America was attacked on Sept. to believe that Bin Laden was initially reported that one of photos of the body.
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Catherine Howard, Adviser
Mary Kate Browning Melaina Lewis
Layout Editors Dana Libert
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Advertising Editors Sarah Benich
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Taylor Lody Matthew Bickerton
Managing Editor Erica Runyan Sara Chuirazzi
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Photography Editor Ali Krafft Abby Dunn
Melaina haven’t recovered.
What is your favorite place to go for Which Disney Character would you What was your favorite In
Elisabeth childhood toy? My red Fisher the
open lunch? be and why? Belle, she’s smart and future
The Konitsney Cafe determined. Biggest regret? Not if you
What is your dream job? In the future if you have any children being out going have any
Working for the travel channel what would you want their names to be? during my freshman children what
visiting the most desirable beaches If I have a “whoops” babies their names and sophomore would you want
and resorts. will be Kherington and Kent. year. their names to be?
What T.V. show would you most like What is your most prized possession? Lina & Gideon
to see taken off air? My Modern World Cup from Italia Prix Where is your lanyard from?
Survivor, it’s been on too long. World Dance Championships The New York Times
Who are your favorite What is your favortie bumper sticker? What is your most prized
underclassmen? It is on the back of my aunt’s car and I possession? My family
All of my JDC girls, what would I do cannot repeat it. If you could change one thing about
What are your nicknames? without you, and Lizzy Konistney. What is the first physical feature our high school what would it be? The
Mel, Laina, and “Momma” Melaina If you were a board game, which you see in the opposite sex? mascot; bulldogs are funny looking and
Who are your best friends? would you be? Trouble Smile not very intimidating…
Desiree, Erin, Craig, Mary Kate, and What is your favorite article of Favorite DQ What type of car do you drive? A VERY
Colleen. clothing/why? Sweatpants, obviously. Blizzard? Oreo DURABLE red PT Cruiser
Who is your favorite teacher? Do you have or would you get a Cheesequake... What was the last movie you saw in
What is your
Mr. Shanower and Mrs. Howard tattoo? yum! theatres? Fast Five & Thor
best high school
What quote do you live by? “Don’t let Yes, I have dance written in Italian on What is the first physical feature you see
memory? Being part of
success go to your head, and never let my foot. in the opposite sex? Hair color
Les Miserables (Beauty & the
failures go to your heart.” If you could make anything legal what Do you collect anything as a hobby?
Beast is a close second!)
What is your favorite TV show? I’m a would it be? Playbills and programs from every show
What was your funniest high
reality TV. junky. Speeding, I have a serious lead foot I’ve gone to.
school moment? Anytime I was
Who is your favorite actor/actress? problem. What’s your favorite quote? “But that
ever called on in Mr. Herrholtz’s class
Reese Witherspoon If you had a time machine, is not for them to decide. All we have to
What freshman year…and all late night visits
What is your favorite sport? Dance, where would you go? decide is what to do with the time that is
are to Perkins or Stake n Shake ;)
and, yes, it’s a sport. The 1920’s, the dresses! given to us.” -Gandalf
your What is the craziest thing you have
What is your favorite color? Blue :) A person you would
nicknames? done? Participate in a 15 hour Star Wars What was your favorite childhood toy?
Who is your dream date? change lives with? My Winnie the Pooh stuffed animal
MK, Cereal, Jill, movie marathon…15 hours of my life,
Elliott Metheny ;) Kate Middleton, Biggest regret? Being such an introvert
Mary Beth, Meerkat, gone forever…
What is your best high school luckiest girl and being so concerned about what others
Emkay, Colleen, Sister If you could have any super power,
memory? on the thought about me.
Mary Katherine, Cheese what would it be? The ability to read
All of the car rides going to and from planet. If you had a time machine, where would
& Crackers, “n”, Mary Mary, and control people’s minds
and M. K. Rowling Dream job? Getting paid to do nothing you go and why? 1800s London, where
What was your funniest high school my paleness would be appreciated!
Academic achievements: The Bulldog but wear pretty dresses all day
Bulletin winning 1st place for “Best Who are your favorite underclassman?
“FBA 9909”, or anytime Erin
ary K Browning
Writing” and 2nd place for “Best Overall All the underclassmen in Drama Club
Konitsney opens her mouth.
What is the craziest
thing you have done?
Newspaper” at the YSU Press Day!
Extra-curricular activities: Newspaper, Drama
and CSF!...and Kyle Ames...jk!
What is your favorite article of M
Club, Christian Student Fellowship, Exec Committee, clothing/why? My black Alaska hoodie
Particpating in the
NHS, English Festival, Beta Club, etc… because I bought it in Anchorage during
2011 Polar Plunge
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Howard my mission trip in Alaska.
What quote do you live by? “Don’t worry about anything, What is your favorite DQ Blizzard?
instead pray about everything; ask God what you need and thank Chocolate M&M!!!
Him for all He has done.” Philippians 4:6 Which Disney Character would you
What is your favorite song? Outcast by Kerrie Roberts be and why? Tinkerbelle, because
Who is your favorite actor/actress? Darrin Criss and Bernadette Peters fairies are so small they only have room
What is your favorite color? Any shade of pink for one feeling at a time.
Your total outdoor service provider:
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4 The Bulldog BulleTin
4 Senior Spotlight
What quote do you live by? “We like each other for our qualities but love each other for our defects.”
What is your favorite song? “Awakening” by Switchfoot
Who is your favorite band/singer? I prefer Original Cast Soundtracks… Broadway is my first love.
What is your favorite t.v. show? Jersey Shore- DON’T JUDGE ME! I love watching people make idiots of
themselves. But in all actuality, I love to watch Say Yes to the Dress with my mother.
Who is your favorite actor/actress? Darren Criss and Selma Blair
What is your favorite color? Dark Purple: the color of royalty.
[newer] Beastie Boys or
What is your best high school memory? Drama Club was an experience, to say the least…
I love my little subjects, and they love their Drama Queen! (I hope.)
What was your favorite toy as
What will you miss most about high school? Dramaclub dramaclubdramaclub!
a child? My miniature Polly Pocket
If you were any animal, what would you be and why? I would be a flamingo, they
are so cuddly and I like croquet. (Alice in Wonderland, anyone?)
What is your favorite t.v. show?
What is your dream job? As a leading actress on Broadway
Everybody Hates Chris
If you could invite any five people to a party, who would you invite?
Who is your favorite actor? Jerry Trainor
Darren Criss, Chris Colfer, Liza Minelli, Kristin Chenoweth, and
As a child, what was one of your biggest fears?
Tornadoes—I quit soccer when I was six years old
Who are your favorite underclassmen?
because I thought a tornado would suck me up on the field.
*Amber and Abby* and far too many others to name
Who is your dream date? My future husband
without insulting someone…
Funniest high school moment? Discovering the “two Chinas”
What is your dream pet? A narwhal or a niffler!.
Taylor Diane Lody
Sarah Elizabeth Benich What color converse would you be?
I would be those awesome sequined ones. What are your nicknames? Jane, Drama
So shiny! Queen, Tay-la
What will you least most about high When is your birthday? 16 November, 1992
Who is your favorite teacher?
school? Getting up early and physics Who are your best friends? Craig and Anna
projects (Sorry, Miss Bucko!)
Would If your life was a board Besides books, what has been in your locker
If the police arrest a mime, do they
you game, which would the longest? Those Minnie Mouse ears from
tell him he has the right to remain last month’s edition of the Bulldog Bulletin,
rather be it be? Apples to
silent? Mr. Pav would say yes and a reusable metal waterbottle that’s been
Mario or Luigi? Apples.
because of Miranda v. Arizona (1966) sitting there, unused, since the first semester.
Luigi because I’d
If you were any animal, what would What is your favorite chick flick?
finally be tall!
you be? The Hawaiian Monk Seal A Guy Thing
In the future if you have
because I could live in Hawaii. What does your favorite bumper sticker
any children what would
If you could have any super power, say? ‘Will brake for squirrels!’
you want their names to be? Elise
what would it be? Invisibility What was your favorite t.v. show as a
Catherine , Jack, Reece Oliver
What is your dream job? Pediatrician child? Pokemon
What is the dumbest piece of trivial
What is your favorite food? Funniest High School
information that you know? Watching Jersey
Chocolate...and cheese :) Memory? Mitchell
Shore results in a loss of 415 brain neurons an hour.
If you were a chess piece, which Wolanin’s Dragon paper
This is scientific.
would you be? The knight, because for AP English,
What is your favorite chick flick? A Walk to Remember
I’d get to ride a cool horse. Junior year.
What was your favorite t.v. show as a child? Arthur
What is something interesting about Smut!!
What is your favorite board game? Settlers of Catan
yourself no one knows about? I still
Which candy bar are you? “Whatchamacallit” because of my sporadic
remember the Greek alphabet from
5th grade :)
Desiree Alena Nuss Who are your favorite underclassmen? Gabby C, Shelby R,
Casey B, Peachy Rae Rae, and Emily Law, I’ll miss you guys!
would it be? The ugly colors of our walls
and flooring, I’m really sick of living in
If you were a board game, which would you be? the 70’s!!!
Sorry, one of the few I can actually win…without cheating ;-) What was your favorite childhood What
What is your favorite article of clothing and why? toy? My Pocahontas Barbie Doll is
My soccer sweatpants from freshman year. What celebrity would you your most
Do you have or would you get a tattoo? If so, of what? switch lives with for a day prized
I want a running horse with my mom’s name, date of birth, and why? Christina possession? My
and death on it. Aguilera because necklace from Vince
What is something interesting about yourself no one knows she can can sing, or my stuffed cat from
about? I was born in Michigan…don’t hate! dance, and when I was a baby
Which Disney Character would you be and why? Pocahontas act! How many run-ins with the
because she has beautiful hair! law have you had? Well I got a
In the future if you have any children what would you want warning for speeding once and had a
their names to be? Dianna and Derek met few wrecks…
What is the dumbest piece of trivial information that him!! What is your ideal college that
you know? There are roughly 20,000 other people What is you would like to attend? Ashland
What are your nicknames? Dez, Dandeirae, and #3 University
When is your birthday? January 14, 1993 with the same birthday as you. your best
How many run-ins with the law have you high school What is your favorite flavor ice cream?
Who are your best friends? Melaina, Erin, Craig, and I LOVE ice cream so anything is good
Mary Kate had? Personally? Or my whole family? memory? Disney
World with the band! with me
Who are your favorite teachers? Mr. Shanower, Holtz, and Really, just too many to count. What is the first physical feature you
Mrs. Howard What is your favorite flavor ice If you were any animal,
what would you be and why? see in the opposite sex? Smile
What quote do you live by? “Work like you don’t need the cream? Mint chocolate chip or
money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like no the raspberry cheesecake A penguin, mainly because I have
body is watching.” from Katie’s Korner an odd obsession with penguins
What is your favorite TV show? Grey’s Anatomy, Modern
Family, and Make it or Break it.
If you could change
one thing about
Who is your favorite
Stephanie Kay Corbin
What is your favorite sport? Soccer and Football our high 1993 Nidel, Julian Carioti, Josh
Who is your dream date? Cam Gigandet from Burlesque school Best Chordas, Matthew Bickerton
What is your proudest high school memory? what friends: If you were a board game, which
Getting the PIEF Scholarship all on my own. Meleah Bellay would you be? Candyland, it
If you were any animal, what would you be and why? aka Melurh, Vince involves candy so that’s a no brainer
I would be a moose because they are so cute!! Mazzocco, Craig What is your favorite article of
What is your favorite place to go for open lunch? Rowley, Anna Chinchic, clothing/why? Vince’s clothes because
The Konitsney Café Joe Nidel aka Joey Boy, and they’re comfy
If you could have any super power, what Julian Carioti aka Juju Who would you be off of Jersey
would it be? To never die Academic achievements: National Shore why? No one. I enjoy my brain,
What is the first physical feature Honors Society, Honor Roll thank you very much.
you see in the opposite sex? Extra-curricular activities: Senior Beta, Which Disney Character would
Height…he’s gotta be taller What Newspaper you be and why? Ariel because she’s
than me. is your Who is your favorite teacher? Holtz, awesome and got to live in the sea.
What is your dream full name? Miss. Bucko What is you favorite candy bar? Can
job? To be a taste Stephanie Kay What quote do you live by? “Live as if I change that to sour gummy worms
tester at an Corbin you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if instead?
ice cream What are your you were to live forever.” What is the dumbest piece of trivial
factory. nicknames? Jellybean, Favorite TV show: Criminal Minds information that you know? On
Steph, Stacy, Steph-on-me! Favorite actor/actress: JOHNNY DEPP!!! average, 100 people choke to death on
When is your birthday? June 30, Who is your dream date? I’ve already ball-point pens every year.
May 2011 5
make it. person, but usually their eyes.
Erica Marie Runyan Favorite sport: Soccer, duh.
Which Disney Character would you
be and why? Kiara… Have you SEEN
Do you collect anything as a
hobby? Empty Arnold Palmer What
Kovu? :P cans. is you
Dream date: It’s a toss up between Eli
What is you favorite candy bar? I don’t Who’s your favorite favorite
Brantingham and Tony Matteoti ;)
like candy in the shape of a “bar.” Don’t rapper? candy bar?
Best high school memory? winning
ask why, because I don’t know. Rap is stupid. I don’t discriminate
Districts my junior year soccer season.
In the future if you have any children In the future if you
Most embarassing moment? Mooning
what would you want their names to have any children what
the entire gym class and being caught on
be? Tristan & Adeline would you want their names
tape doing so during gym dance freshman
What is your most prized possession? to be?
year... Move, Shake, DROP.
My baby brudder, Jerbear. Boys: Aiden, August, Ryan
If you could have any super power, what
Biggest pet peeve: Sweaty sports What is your ideal college that you
would it be? Power of Persuasion
bras... gross. would like to attend?
Favorite underclassman: Lainey & Beanie Roberts
What is the first physical Kent State! Mission accomplished
Baby. <3 where I
feature you see in the What type of car do you drive?
What cafeteria lunch would you miss open may or may
opposite sex? Well Purple Pontiac G3! I <3 my car
lunch for? Bulldog bowl. It’s better than the not have fallen
it depends What was the last movie you saw in
one they make at KFC, hands down. and flashed my
on the theaters?
If you could make anything legal what underwear :) Arthur!!!! And a little free advertising.
would it be? Speeding. Not a fan of slow If you were any animal, Go see it!
people… what would you be and why? What is the first physical feature you
Nicknames: Er-bear, Urka, Urka-Durka, Who would you be off of Jersey Shore Gnu... duh see in the opposite sex?
Eureka, Erkman, Urkel, Urkshire. why? None, they are terrible human What is your dream job? Different smiles. I like unique smiles!
Birthday: October 13, 1992 beings. Starving artist, minus the starving ;)
What If you had to go to the moon, what
Best friends: Lyd, Nicole, KK, Ian, Trip Something interesting about Who is your favorite underclassman?
quote three items would you bring?
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Howard fo sho yourself no one knows? Probably the thing that lives at my
do you live A scale, a rubber ball, and oxygen ;)
What quote do you live by? “Be the Umm, I was supposed house…
by? What was your favorite childhood toy?
change you want to see in the world.” to be a twin but If you were a board game, which
“Rivers know My dump truck <3 Thanks Daddy
–Mahatma Gandhi the other baby would you be?
Favorite TV show: Modern Fam. didn’t this; we shall get there
Risk! If you want to win me, you need
Favorite song: If I have to pick just someday…”Winnie the
intelligence and patience
One, probably Hallelujah by Rufus Pooh
What is your favorite article of
Wainwright. Favorite t.v. show?
Favorite actor/actress: Owen Wilson Big Bang Theory
My rocket dogs, they’re loved to
<3 Favorite song?
Favorite color? Lime Green. Best Just the Way You Look Tonight
Who would you be off Jersey Shore
Same color as my future friends? Favorite sport?
Kawasaki Ninja. Nick, Lydia, SOCCER!!!!!! Even despite this year…
Did any of the characters ever get
Taylor, Craig, the Dream date?
punched? I want to be the person
guys Robert Downey, Jr.
that did that ;)
Favorite teachers? What was your funniest high school
Mr. Handrych, Mr. DeToro, moment?
Mr. Ruane, Mr. Piper The concert at Saint Dana Kathleen Libert
Alexandra Marie Krafft
What do you go by? Ali,
If you were a Disney character, which
would you be and why? I would be Belle
from Beauty and the Beast because I love to
Favorite underclassmen: Jillian Hickey,
Nicknames: Alley Kat, Goob, Littol read and she has her own gigantic library
Kylie Holmes, Tessa Rowlands, Alex
Bam, Liddie Best friends: Katie, full of books.
Mellott, Joey Wilson, Sammy Rodgers, &
Poo, Dirty Pop, Jerm, Shelb, Favorite teachers: Miss HuskY, Mrs.
Poppy, Lil’ Pop, Big Deedge, Linds, Graeser, Mr. Handrych, Mrs. Howard,
Dream dates: Austin Haines, Joey
Lyd Em, Maria, Mr. Piper, Miss Bucko, Senor Swinning,
Wilson, and Mr. Piper
Birthday: August 22, 1993 Tay, & Mr. Ruane, Mr. Wadja, & Mr. Anderson.
What is something interesting no one
Best friends: Court, Erica, Lexis Although they are not my teachers, I also
knows about you? I’m afraid of the
Kels, Dana, Jess, the guys am thankful to have wonderful people like
dark…and sometimes I have to sleep
Academic achievements: Honor Mr. Ramey, Mr. Stevens, Mr. Herrholtz,
with the hall light on :-(
Roll, NHS, Honors Graduate Mr. Wilson, and Mrs. Margala to help me couple of months or in a year, so don’t
What is a weird habit you possess?
Extra-curricular activities: Girl Scouts, along the way. waste time worrying about it. And
I only like to use white Dove bar
4-H, DQ, Beta Favorite candy bar: Ah, it’s a tie between always be kind to people. I know it
soap when showering…with
Favorite teachers: Mr. Ruane, Holtz, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups & Take 5. sounds corny, but it is honestly so
World anything else I don’t feel as
Ms. Bucko What are your plans after graduating important.
What quote do you live by? “In three high school? I will attend the University If you could have any superpower what
senior prom What is something
words I can sum up everything I’ve of Pittsburgh with a major in Biological would it be? The ability to read minds
Funniest high that annoys
learned about life: it goes on.” –Robert Sciences and an art-related minor What will you miss most about LHS?
school moment: you? Gossipy
Frost (possibly photography) in the fall. Next I will most miss all of the teachers that
Sarah Benich falling moms
Favorite TV show: It’s Always Sunny in May, I will participate in my first study have helped me through my high school
down the steps and abroad experience and I hope to continue
Philadelphia journey and who have become such a big
scooting herself across the studying abroad throughout college.
Favorite song: “Slow Dancing in a part of my life. Thanks for everything!
floor. Kels and I laughed for a What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Burning Room” –John Mayer What will you miss least about LHS?
good 20 minutes. Chubby Hubby from Ben & Jerry’s…
Favorite color: Turquoise Waking up at the crack of dawn!
Craziest thing you have done: Well, at yum!
Dream date: Daniel Tosh <3 What is your favorite article of clothing
YSU there was a cone… Advice to underclassmen:
What type of car do you drive? ’93 and why? Yoga pants because they are
If you were any animal, what would would Don’t sweat the small stuff!
Jeep Wrangler sooo comf
you be and why? Cat, so I could sleep you be Something that you
Best high school memory: Disney What quality do you look for in the
alllllllll day long and why? think is a big deal opposite sex? Sense of humor is really
Favorite Place for open Tinkerbell now probably important to me; I love to laugh. :)
Lydia Christine Popichak lunch: La casa de Kelsey
because she flies out
of the Magic Kingdom
What is your favorite movie? Life
Is Beautiful (It’s a foreign film, but is
underclassman: Mellos castle
definitely worth seeing!) and Fight Club
kids and Alexa Pop In the future if you have any
What is your dream job? World traveling
If you were a board children what would you want
model photographer food-tester.
game, which would you their names to be? Layla Grace and
be? Dirty Minds! Levi Thomas
Favorite sports team: Penn State!
If you could make What is the dumbest piece of Do
What is the most useless
anything legal what information that you know? 1 in 5,000 you
piece of information
would it be? Stealing north Atlantic lobsters are born bright collect
you know? Sloths
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6 The Bulldog BulleTin
Lakeview alumnus brings sport stacking to YSU
By mAtthew BiCKerton “[The meet] was frightening a separate sport. “It’s addictive.
Reporter at first,” Palmer said. Young Once you get a time on yourself,
kids who attended were “really you want to beat that time.
A ndy Innocenzi, a student fast,” Palmer said, but “we were It’s a sport anybody can do,”
at Youngstown State University still really competitive.” Innocenzi said.
and Lakeview graduate from the Innocenzi formed a four- Innocenzi would also like
class of 2010, has begun trying to person team at YSU, the first scholarships to be offered for
bring sport stacking to colleges college to offer sport stacking sport stacking. Despite the fact
around the country. Innocenzi as a sport, and took them to the he held state records for the
has been sport stacking for four the state championship. The sport, Innocenzi was unable to
years and his ultimate goal is championship consisted of receive any scholarships when
to start a college sport stacking individual competitions and he applied for college. “After
league. a team relay. Innocenzi’s team I graduate college, I’d like to
Innocenzi began his attempt won first place in their age be able to promote the sport,”
to start a college sport stacking group, and they are “the fastest Innocenzi said, “and work
league when he was contacted college in Ohio,” Innocenzi within the company.”
by Bob Fox, the founder of said. Innocenzi personally Sport stacking became an
the World Sport Stacking holds eleven state records in official sport in 2005. It’s not
Association, the governing body sport stacking and went to any less a sport than baseball or
of sport stacking. “He’s giving Dallas, Texas, with “Team USA” basketball, Innocenzi said.
me all the supplies to start a to compete in the World Sport “If you want to be serious
[college] program,” Innocenzi Stacking Championship against about [sport stacking],”
said. “My goal is to get sport fifteen other countries. Their Palmer said, “you can’t do it
stacking into every college I can team came in second place halfheartedly. It’s more time
get it into,” Innocenzi said. in their age group. Innocenzi consuming than you’d think.”
Innocenzi held a sport hopes to work with Team USA Palmer has only been sport
stacking meet at Youngstown to spread sport stacking to other stacking two months, but said
and two YSU teams, a Lakeview colleges. that learning how to sport stack
team, and a team consisting of Innocenzi had to create interest is “really the same as learning
members of Innocenzi’s family in sport stacking in order to form anything else. As long as you
attended. “I was supposed to a team. “I went into the cafetaria keep with it, you see results.”
show I could host a meet before and started stacking as fast as I Innocenzi believes in the full
I could start bringing in other could,” Innocenzi said. potential of the sport. “It’s not a
schools,” Innocenzi said. One of Sport stacking is the act of waste of time. There is a future
the YSU teams consisted of four stacking cups in specific patterns in this sport because of what
previous Lakeview students: Ames
as fast as possible. There are I’m going to do. The sky is the
Innocenzi, Chris Palmer, John three predetermined patterns, limit.” Innocenzi will likely be going to the Olympics when sport stacking is
Patterson, and Nick Popovich. and each pattern is considered added.
Holowach destined to teach science
knew she would pursue a of teaching, such as listening achieve all the knowledge she Shetland sheep dog, Chase, who
By Kyle AmeS science career. In the eight and observing the students.” needs is difficult simply because follows commands and is very
Photography Editor grade, Holowach participated Holowach has taught at she doesn’t have enough time to intelligent. Holowach said she
in the school science fair and Bloomfield, Niles McKinley, and communicate in the short class often relies on Chase to grade
L akeview High School placed first with her project on
a flatworm called the planarian.
was even a stay at home mom periods.
for a period of time. Currently, Holowach enjoys
labs and quizzes whenever she
both needs some help. Something
chemistry teacher Norma
Holowach is one of eleven Holowach’s first place title Holowach teaches both biology running and biking. When she’s most people don’t know about
children in her family. Holowach granted her admittance into and chemistry at Lakeview not out running, she’s probably Holowach is that her husband is
grew up with seven sisters and the state-wide contest which High School. As for a preference with her grandchildren, who an Orthodox priest. Holowach’s
three little brothers. Growing up further sparked her enthusiasm of teaching biology or chemistry, play a large role in her life. Due favorite food is anything with
in a large family really impacted for science. Holowach said “I dark chocolate in it,
her character and the morals Holowach’s high school career get into whatever and wishes she had
she has to this day. Holowach occured before Title IX of 1972, I’m teaching and the superpower of
said “I never knew that other which meant there was still sex embrace each being able to speak in
families were any different and discrimination in academics topic”, student any foreign language
growing up in a large family and athletics. Therefore, response to at any time. Although
taught me special abilities of Holowach could only take part her teaching she doesn’t watch
communication.” Holowach in recreational tennis which she strategies, much television, she
also acquired other skills thoroughly enjoyed and still Holowach feels said she enjoys the
such as listening during her follows to this day. Following she is received food network and will
childhood. Infinitesimal fights her senior year, Holowach in an entire watch the original
took place between brothers and moved on to her undergraduate spectrum of AuntieMame anytime
sisters which is why Holowach studies at Youngstown State different ways. it’s on. As for music,
learned to “fade away into the University. Following her The most Holowach listens
background, to let the others undergrad at YSU, Holowach frustrating part to whatever her
earn the trouble.” The special received her degree at Ashland of teaching for Ames children recommend
abilities Holowach obtained in University. Holowach is Holowach lecturing her seventh period class over which includes Adele
her childhood led her towards Holowach’s career began at being unable to thermochemistry. and Tracy Chapman.
the path of teaching, she said. Niles-McKinley high school, communicate Holowach is a very
Holowach received her high which played a vital role in her knowledge to active individual who
school education at Chaney, teaching today. Holowach said individual students or not being to her love for working outside, has three kids, grandchildren,
where in the eight grade she “it was a learning experience able to make a connection with her favorite place to shop is a and still maintains enough time
and taught me many values students. Holowach said to hardware store. Holowach has a to teach the student body.
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the years with my colleagues and students as well as several
of my awesome students,” said Alexis Addicott, Lakeview
High School teacher of 25 years.
Addicott attended Penn State University and Youngstown
State University to receive a major in mathematics and
a minor in physics. One of A d d i c o t t ’s
A s a teacher at Lakeview High School for the past 36 favorite memories is receiving
years, Larry Ciferno said one of his favorite memories is the letters from former students
possibility of learning something new. Ciferno attended telling her how much they
John Carroll University and majored in English. appreciate her and of her
Ciferno said, “A word of advice to new teachers is to pace influence on them to become
yourself, and, remember, when you’re working with the a math teacher.
general public, you get all kinds.” Addicott said, “After
Ciferno believes one of the greatest changes in I retire, I plan on doing
education, is the amount of pressure students are under to whatever suits me best at
receive decent grades. the time. There are many
Ciferno said, “I will miss the staff, my colleagues, adventures out there in
my students, the energy of this place, and, most of all, the world with my name
watching students mature. on them.”
A s an educator for 39 years, Don Snowberger, was an English teacher for 17
years and the technology coordinator at L.H.S. for the past 22 years. He began
his career as a substitute teacher, in almost every F or the past 33 years, Pamela Rumancik has been a
school district in Trumbull County before obtaining a teacher at Lakeview High School. She received her bachelor’s
permanent job in the Lakeview Local School District. degree in English from Kent State University and attended
Snowberger attended Kent State University to major in additional classes at Youngstown State University. After
English and History. retiring, she plans on taking cooking classes and publishing
Snowberger said, “In my last two decades as a her own online cook book. In addition to taking Slovak,
technology coordinator, there are a couple things I’ve yoga, pilates, and zumba classes, she intends to work for
learned: Schools are about only one good thing--good her attorney and to mentor Kent State University students
teachers. I have never seen technology make a bad who want to become English teachers. Rumancik also looks
teacher into a good one. I have never heard a student forward to attending Trumbull Town Hall and Warren Civic
say that this computer changed my life. Sometimes we Music events as well as theatre performances at Playhouse
put too much faith in technology. The only real value of Square, Cleveland. She also wants to be more involved in
technology in education is if it transforms what happens church activities. Finally, Rumancik plans to travel and
in the classroom and how things are learned.” provide professional development to teachers using the
Included in Snowberger’s list of advice to new Ohio Resource Center (ORC) website.
teachers is to: plan relentlessly, never base lessons on Over the years, Rumancik believes the incorporation of
what is easy or makes life simple, but rather on what technology into education has changed education drastically.
makes students think the most. Take care of yourself physically and spiritually, Of her career, Rumancik said, “I don’t have a favorite memory;
love learning, kids, and hard work, and, finally, work closely with counselors, overall my teaching career has been splendiferous.”
administrators and media specialists.
‘Happiest Place on Earth’ teaches LHS band
a thing or two about music
By tAylor loDy to back-stage Magic Kingdom animation from the movie. 17 years), was also at back-stage was “a great experience about
Fundraising Manager to practice sight-reading with The Concert Band went Epcot, where they participated careers in performing.” Fellow
a Disney composer and local to back-stage Epcot for the in mock auditions to become a majorette and LHS Sophomore
T he Bulldog Marching Disney cast member. Hunter Woodley agreed, “the
Band traveled to Walt Disney Hatch spoke to the girls about best part [of the workshop],
World for Disney’s Magic Music proper resumes for auditions though, was when Goofy came
Days on May 4, and returned and asked them questions into the room and danced with
May 8. Although they spent that would be addressed us!”
every day in one of the several in the auditions Although the band’s trip to
Disney parks (including Magic themselves, such Disney was “a dream come true,”
Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, as “Do you have the band members consider it to
Hollywood Studios, and Epcot), experience on have been very educational.
the trip was far from an easy roller skates?”
time. and “Are
As every band student is you afraid
aware, Marching Band is a of heights?” Band members head
performance-based class. How The girls towards Cinderella’s Castle
better to learn about performance were also (below). Seniors pose at
than marching in Disney’s most “called Epcot (left).
prestigious parade right down b a c k ”
Main Street, Disney, in front of randomly,
the hundreds of Disney park band director, “Adam.” They same style workshop, playing, or chosen to
tourists and employees (called warmed up with several classic instead, “Stampede” from Lion continue in
“cast members”)? The band Disney songs, including “Poor, King. Lakeview High School the audition,
marched in a one-third of a mile Unfortunate Souls,” from The Freshman Chris Shafer said of to teach
parade in 95 degree weather on Little Mermaid, and “This is the Concert Band’s workshop: them about
May 5. Halloween,” from Nightmare “It was a lot of fun, and it was disappointment
Two days following, May 7, Before Christmas. For their very informational. I enjoyed and the
both bands and the majorettes final task, they recorded a sight- working with one of Disney’s competitive job field
split into three groups to reading of The Firebird Suite professional directors.” for performers. LHS
experience Disney workshops. from Disney’s Fantasia 2000 The Majorettes’ workshop, led Junior Kaitlyn Braunegg
The Symphonic Band travelled and set their recording to the by Gina Hatch (a cast member of believed that the workshop Submitted
8 The Bulldog BulleTin
Tanning attracts teens seeking sun
By pAige voSmiK understatement. Setner said she and increases “the risk of skin in entertainment. Many actors,
Reporter From pageant- goes tanning cancer.” She is not wrong -- reality show personalities,
b o u n d “before a - WebMD reports that regular and musical artists add to this,
A century and more ago, children to
Of surveyed fresh-
men, 81% said they school dance, use of tanning beds can triple their own
flawless, snowy-pale skin was teens and [a] dance or quadruple risk of
regarded as a defining trait older people,
believe tanning can competition, melanoma, which is
of beauty, along with facial increasing affect their health. or before the most dangerous
symmetry and other qualities. numbers of Of the same students, vacation.” form of skin cancer Of surveyed sophomores,
It was desperately sought for hours and 69% of surveyed Her reasons and the most 86% said they believed it
through constant shielding dollars are boys and 62% of are similar to common among could affect their health.
from the sun’s rays with hats, spent toward girls said they don’t many other young women. In 79% of the same boys and
parasols, and other tricks. To say achieving a go tanning. teens who tan. addition to skin 51% of the girls said they
“things have changed” would just-walked- Tanning today cancer, tanning don’t go tanning.
be a major off-the-beach is similar to often leads to
glow. Spray finding the right ultraviolet exposure
tans, tanning beds, home hairstyle or perfect accessory complications such
use tanning lotions, and --- a part of an appearance as immune system
tanning oils all supplant this maintenance routine. Setner suppression, photokeratitis affections for tanning added
current movement, offering suspects its popularity is because – a sunburn of the cornea also into the many ways they
alternates to falling asleep in “it is relaxing” and “people feel known as “snow blindness,” influence youth today, though
the backyard or prettier” which is increase in cataracts --- a many, realizing the dangers, use
at the poolside, likely true clouding of the fake tanning products.
c o ve r e d
Of surveyed juniors, in a variety lens of the eye, They, possibly
85% believed tan- ofHowever, cases. premature inadvertently,
add on to
a g i n g ,
ning could affect their there still sunburn,
Of surveyed seniors, the peer
for a tan health. 34% of the exist those and suntan
84% said they be- influences
to turn out same girls and 94% who prefer –- which is lieved it could affect and led to
even. of boys don’t tan. avoiding a sign of their health. 87% of more use
T e e n s the entire damage (fda. the same boys and of tanning
add to the franchise gov). 30% of girls said they products
estimated more of tanning, Ta n n i n g don’t tan. and year-
than 30 million such as makes up one r o u n d -
Americans who go tanning Hannah Butler, a junior at of the ever u s a b l e
every year (webmd.com). They LHS, who said she stays away growing parts locations
go for a variety of reasons; from it because she “[believes] of a changing society, within younger people.
for example, LHS junior Jamie tanning damages your skin” bolstered by the tan-spotlighting
Prom 2011 240 total prom tickets were sold
by the numbers
Out of the 90 LHS students surveyed Combined prom costs for 90 people surveyed
about prom (53 Seniors & 37 Juniors)... totals over $22,000
Purple = the most popular In comparison, a person making Ohio
solid color for 11th graders minimum wage ($7.40 per hour) and work-
ing the typical 40-hour workweek makes
17% of responding seniors
$15,392 a year
went to prom stag
Most popular activity overall the day after
Least popular dress colors? prom: going to an Amusement
Seniors Kaitlyn Tonkovich and Matthew Brown and gold Park
Lennington were voted Prom Queen and
47 % of responding seniors planned on go-
King. Juniors elected as Princess and Prince
were Rachel Rubadiri and Austin Haines. 81% of responding 11th grad-
ing to an amusement park
ers participated in prom preview
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Finally, the 2010-2011 school year has come to an end!
Looking forward; Huzzah! As many students eagerly look forward to the
summer and the freedom it brings, most seniors find
CompileD with love By
themselves looking backwards, knowing that the most
recent chapter of their lives has come to an end. But it’s
not over yet; here’s a quick look back on the journey of the
mAry KAte Browning
Class of 2011.
CLASS OF 2011’s
FIRST & LAST:
Last…fourth grade class to graduate from Bazetta Elementary
in 2003 (the following year Cortland & Bazetta combined
be the youngest
grade in a building
years (as 5th and
6th graders during
class to have Mrs.
Burkey and the
The last fourth grade class to
come from Baxetta Elementary
in 2003. First...to have the unpredicatble art
teacher, Mr. Trimbur, our 6th grade
Last…class privileged to have Mr. Herrholtz as a teacher our
freshman year. World History remains the most frightening
The classes from Bazetta and Cortland
but educational class of our high school career. Elementary met for the first time in 5th
First…class to have Cody Chappell, grade. Above is a photo from Lakeview
Middle School’s 2004 year book; weren’t
who student taught our freshman year. we cute in 5th grade?
Last…class to have Mr. Wajda; his advice before geometry midterms
freshman year: “If you’re going to cry, please do it softly.”
Mr. Wajda, below, in front of First...senior class actually required
‘Ed Wajda Field’, named in his to study for midterms and
honor in 2008.
Last…sophomore class to be
equipped by Mrs. Ormerod
for the OGT. (Don’t forget
to “goo-goo-googly eyes”
First…to start our own
school spirit facebook page.
Thanks, Blue Crew! Memebers of Lakeview’s first “Blue
Crew” preparing for a pregame
Last…class to experience the talents of Mr. tailgate this past fall.
Hitmar (drama) and Mr. Young (band).
First…class to participate in two
full-scale musicals, a feat not
achieved by previous classes.
Last...class to remember past electives,
such as home ec and foods.
First…class of the always cheerful
English teacher, Miss Milliron
and fearless choir director, Mrs.
A page from Lakeview Middle
School’s 2005 year book (left)
featuring the current seniors in
7th grade. Kari Milliron, 12th grade
English teacher, was a new
addition to the LHS staff in
10 The Bulldog BulleTin
Bruno Mars & Flash Fest: Perfect ‘Just the Way They Are’
Plan B and his entourage immediately U.S. classic, “Stand by Me,” and called with genuine talent and sincerity.
By Chloe Bell grabbed the audience’s attention. A single the beat-boxer back on stage. Together, Following Kings’ stellar performance,
performer came onstage and began to incorporating new beats along with their speculation permeated the crowd as they
incorporate ‘screamo-esque’ rapping with own distinct voices, the two created a received texts from worried friends who
beat-boxing to produce a surprisingly hip-hop and rock hybrid of an oldies had just watched Bruno Mars perform on
T he Kent State University MAC outstanding musical product. However, stand-by. American Idol; if Idol had been live, there
Center sponsored Flash Fest, a springtime these unique devices were not of Plan B, Next to take the stage were the pop- was no way the headliner could be at the
celebration for students, on rock boys of We the MAC just minutes later. Yet, to the crowds’
Apr. 28. The event featured Kings, a band full pleasure, Idol had been prerecorded, and
the bubblegum ballads of pop of lively personality Mars was in the building. Finally, Mars
sensation Bruno Mars as well and hilarious antics, found his way onto center stage. A fury
the mainstream punk hits of especially from of strobe lights and doo-wops made for
We the Kings. In addition to lead-singer Travis a fabulous entrance, and once on stage,
the megastars, British rapper, Clark. The red- the 5’5 Latin heartthrob didn’t waste any
Plan B performed, putting headed front man time.
a unique spin on popular cajoled, flirted with, Mars crooned his big-time hits to a
American songs like “Stand by and serenaded the crowd of adoring fans; surprisingly
Me,” while still entertaining audience in between enough, that too-good-to-be-true
with their own songs. The sets, causing some angelic voice, was very true and even
band, Another Kind of Buffalo, to blush and many more cherubic in the flesh. New mixes
opened for the performers after more to giggle. His of popular songs kept his performance
winning a Battle of the Bands fast-paced, high unpredictable, for example, a flawless
type competition. Tickets were energy presentation new intro to “Nothing on You.” Mars
five dollars for Kent students, kept the audience made sure to perform everything his
who were granted first come, on their toes waiting audience requested, leaving no stone
first served floor seats; tickets for more, and more unturned and no fan unhappy.
were thirty-five dollars for was provided. Mars sealed the deal by singing to
nonstudents Kings performed one lucky girl in particular, warming her
Buffalo offered up original Katie love struck hits like heart and, likely, many others. His most
tracks; however, they were Young “Check Yes Juliet,” entertaining performances included,
reminiscent of typical teen- and “Skyway “Just the Way You Are,” a beautiful ballad
Mars serenades fans with chart-topping singles and a beautiful, sea-foam electric guitar.
angst rock stand-bys. The Avenue,” while for a beautiful girl, and, “Grenade,” a
band was hard to hear and enticing the audience saucy au revoir to an ungrateful lover.
blatantly ignored due to their lack of but just part of his opening act. with several newer tracks from their C.D. Kent’s Flash Fest, action-packed with
stage presence; the boys performed in Plan B took the stage in a gray button awaiting release. diverse pop powerhouses and sprinkles
a corner of the stage amidst the chatter down and silk black tie, commanding Clark brought the intensity down to of up and coming talent, pleased an
and excitement of the assembling crowd. the stage with his style uncommon with perform a stunning acoustic version of impressive gathering of teens & adults
Perhaps if Buffalo had been headlining most rappers. He performed a few of his their single “We’ll be a Dream,” inciting alike. The talented group of performers
among similar bands, their performance own numbers, each rich with his strong various pledges of undying love from left concert attendants with a night of
would have been more engaging. singing voice as well as less-aggressive the crowd. Kings provided concert- musical memories and next year’s lineup
After a so-so performance from Buffalo, style of rap. Later on, he performed the attendants with just enough wild mingled with big shoes to fill.
CD Movies Concerts
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Green Lantern, June 14
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Transformers: Dark of the
The Carter IV June 14
Moon, July 1
June 21, 2011 The Autobots learn of a
Cybertronian spacecraft hidden Owl City @ LC Pavilion Columbus, OH
on the Moon, and race against July 1
the Decepticons to reach it
Planet Pit and learn its secrets, which R. Kelly @ Schottenstein Center
June 21, 2011 could turn the tide in the Columbus, OH
Transformers’ final battle.
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TCESC show exhibits Lakeview talent
Whitney Miller Brooke Honkonen Ratko Sinanovic
Erin Bob Dylan The Girl with the Pearl Earing
“Everyone has their own type of art in “Throughout my years with Mr. Piper
“Created entirely out of finger prints,
this is a portrait of Erin McCann. We their life. I love that my art can be I have learned that mixed media is my
The Dancers- Whitney Miller (not
were studying Chuck Close’s work and displayed for other people to enjoy.” forte.”
shown) “Created from tissue paper, I
how he only painted friends and family, chose to do a scene of dancers because
which is why I chose Erin.” I am a dancer myself.”
James Metheny James Metheny
The Last Planning Ratko Sinanovic
“I made this piece after reading an article about the twin Untitled
tower attack. I found it intriguing to be able to read about Seven Lakeview Students participated in the
their thought process and how they could commit such a TCESC Art Show, exhibiting one or more
horrendous act in the name of religion.” works. Above are a few of the items they dis-
played and their insights.
12 The Bulldog BulleTin
Indians shock the world atop the American League
By pAtriCK FinAn Experts thought the 2011 have outperformed him. For decided to let him develop for the last few years, but this
Sports Editor season would be a rebuilding example, if pitchers Justin some more with the Cleveland year has come alive with a
year with such a young team, Masterson and Josh Tomlin were affiliate Columbus Clippers, career high batting average and
N inety-three losses will and that the 2012 season looked to continue the pace they have where he has continued to feast even hit a walk-off home run on
generate some pessimism, and very promising. The Tribe has started out with, they would on lesser opponents. Expect May 13, the signature moment
plenty of that existed before jumped the gun and made be considered one of the best to see Chisenhall with a Chief of this young season. However,
the 2011 Cleveland Indians this season the promising one, duos of pitchers ever to play the Wahoo hat by season’s end. clean-up hitter Carlos Santana
season began. It didn’t help that which can be attributed to the game. Until then, stopgap 3B Jack looks like he should be batting
in the fifth inning of Opening outstanding pitching. Starting pitching is useless Hannahan has done surprisingly last right now, and outfielder
Day, the Tribe was down 14-0. Fausto Carmona was the without a good bullpen, well at third, posting a career Shin-Soo Choo might be able
However, after an 0-2 start came “ace” of the rotation going into and Cleveland’s has not
an eight-game winning streak, the season, but he has actually disappointed. Closer Chris
and Cleveland has been first in ended up being one of the weak Perez is second in the league in
the American League Central links. Although Carmona has saves, and his setup men Tony
Division ever since. still been solid, his teammates Sipp, Rafael Perez, and Vinnie
Pestano all have excellent
Although Chisenhall was acquired in the MLB draft, the bulk of earned run averages. The lone
promising Indians has come from trades. When Cleveland traded fan underperformer of the bullpen
favorites Victor Martinez, Cliff Lee, and C.C. Sabathia, the public was is free agent Chad Durbin,
irate that no star was received in return, just a bunch of no names at who, ironically, was the most
that time. Now those no names are shaping up to be the core of the team anticipated pick-up of the
for years to come. offseason.
Even if this season had not
gotten off to such a great start,
C.C. Sabathia -Michael Brantley, current LF & leadoff hitter fans would still have the future
-Traded 2008 -Matt LaPorta, current 1B & #8 hitter Justin Masterson has been the ace of the rotaion in 2011,
to look forward to. The Indians’
with a 6-2 record and a sub 3.00 ERA
minor league system is touted as
one of the league’s best, loaded
-Lou Marson, backup catcher
with young studs that could high batting average. Add him to blame a recent DUI for his
Cliff Lee -Carlos Carrasco, current starting pitcher
easily be playing in the big to the list of surprising Indians. abysmal season.
-Traded 2009 -Jason Knapp, 20 year old that throws 100 MPH
leagues. In spring training, the Outfielder Grady Sizemore has Cleveland ranks last in the
prodigious 3B Lonnie Chisenhall come back with a bang from a MLB in attendance, averaging
-Justin Masterson, starting RHP and the best hit a whopping .500 against career threatening injury, hitting less than 18,000 per game
Victor Martinez pitcher on the roster in 2011 major league pitching (espn), a home run in his first game back (mlb.com). Should the success
-Traded 2009 -Bryan Price, minor league RHP stirring debate on whether he after almost a year, and has since continue, fans will have no
-Nick Hagadone, Minor league relief pitcher should be “called up” to the continued to perform well. DH excuse but to get out there and
with 0.00 ERA, 29 K’s, and 6 walks official team. Management Travis Hafner has been dormant support this promising team.
Rain ruins Lady Bulldog’s softball season
By CeleSte mArShAll winning streak ended when the team played Struthers
Reporter in the beginning of May. They then lost a double
headed to Champion and their tournament
T he 2011 LHS Varsity softball season, coached by game in the single elimination round. Only
Carl Eaton and Vicki Lawrence, has been somewhat of the conference games that were rained-out in
a letdown, not from the team record, but from almost the beginning and middle of the season were
half of the games being cancelled due to rain. The team rescheduled for the second week in May to
remained undefeated for 10 straight games until their finish their season. At the present time, the
varsity team is ranked first in their conference.
After beginning conditioning
for the new season in the end of
February, the players underwent
tryouts for the team. Eleven players
made the varsity team: 5 returning
juniors, 2 sophomores, and 5 freshmen,
and then the team began practicing
everyday since March. “The freshmen
were really good this year,” said junior
first base and left field softball player,
Jamie Senter. Freshman players include
Taylor Waid, Lauren Casassa, Caitlin
McDivett, Hannah Petrosky, and Laura
Innocenzi. Returning players are Haley
Ball and Alyssa Nicholas, sophomores,
and Alexis Neumeister, Shelby Rog,
Jamie Sentner, Alexis George, and Kimmy
“This season was a great way to end
my softball career,” said Kimmy Lane,
center fielder and three year letterman.
“It was a lot of fun and created great
memories. Every player was determined
to win the conference title. And always
remember ladies, only your parent can
sign you out.”
Senter said, “This year was a really
good season even with all of the rain. We tribtoday.com
had a ten game undeafeated streak and
Pitcher forLHS, junior Alexis Neumeister, bats for improved a lot from last year.” Freshman shortstop Laura Innocenzi scores
Lakeview. for Lakeview against Edgewood.
May 2011 13
Tennis players volley Pole vault takes track to new heights
By ABBy Dunn that due to a lack of competitors from other
their way to districts Reporter
Trumbull and Mahoning schools, Lakeview
has a numerical scoring advantage.” While
t’s pole vault: one of track and field’s it may seem like a benefit, he said it “leaves
By Ali KrAFFt freshman, most misunderstood events. Up until recent our vaulters with little competition going
Photography Editor and Zach years, many area schools had not seen pole into districts and regionals.”
McDivitt, vault at any meets, and, even now, pole The boys’ track and field team benefits from
A lthough this season has been junior, vault participants are hard to come by. the extra event. “It helps at invitationals for
the rainiest to date, Lakeview’s boys qualified Fortunately, scoring, and with
tennis team has not let that stop them f o r Lakeview more experience
from having a fantastic season. Their districts High School under their belt,
record of 10-4 is not yet final since they to be held is home to [the vaulters] can
must still play a second match against on May 18 four pole help send more
Salem, and, if they win, they will be in Canton. vaulters, guys to regionals
the co-champions of their conference. T h i s three of and state,” said
On May 11, seven members of the will be whom have Coach Mark
varsity team attended sectionals at McDivitt’s competed at Swinning. Beebe
Mill Creek Park and Boardman High third year the regional boasts a personal
School. Six out of seven of the players attending Submitted meet: Senior best of 12 ft. 6
made it past the first round. “Even districts. Cameron in., reached at
though our season was cut short due “ T h e Beebe and Austintown
to poor weather, we still enjoyed the sectional and district tournament is juniors Louie Fitch’s Optimist
sense of camaraderie that we would one of my favorite times of the year,” Novakovich Meet on May 7,
have had Submitted
McDivitt said. “The competitive and Abby while Novakovich
during a atmosphere challenges me to play my Dunn. has cleared a
regular hardest. I was very close to going to Many meets do not host a pole vault height of 12 ft. Sophomore A.J. Miller has
f u l l state last year, so hopefully the hard competition. The majority of schools high expectations for the 2012 season where
season,” work I put in this year will pay off.” lack a certified coach, a pole vault pit, the he hopes to surpass his current best of 10 ft.
s a i d Paczak said he is excited to play in the equipment necessary to vault safely, and and vault at least 13 ft. at the regional level.
senior district tournament and is proud that willing athletes. Lakeview’s certified coach, “I love to vault; it’s a lot of hard work,
player his first year playing in the sectional Tom Preisse, entered the track program in though. Practicing after regular practice
Andrew tournament went so well. the 2009 season. “I was enthusiastic about every day in the rain, cold, snow, early
Smith. Alex Mellott, junior, played on having the opportunity to include the pole morning,” said Beebe. “In the end, when
Senior May 12, making it to the Top 8, the vault as a regular track and field program. I you reach new heights you never knew you
tennis fourth round. Juniors Kyle Ames, knew it was an opportunity to increase our could before, it all pays off.” Within 6 in.
captain Austin Haines, and Joey Wilson team’s scores and add value to our student of the school record, set in 1977, he hopes
Submitted E r i c also participated in the sectional athlete’s participation,” said Preisse. to reach 13 ft. in the upcoming district and
B u g o s tournament. Haines said, “Although Many argue that pole vaulting is an regional meets.
made it to the “Sweet 16,” or the third Ames and I had a tough draw playing unfair advantage at meets since it’s often The girls’ track team gets a leg up on the
round of sectionals. Of the season has the number one seed in the second against no competition; if vaulters get over competition with the help of Dunn, vaulting
a whole, Bugos said, “Senior year has round of sectionals, we made the best the starting height, they automatically score 7 ft. 6 in., and the promising efforts of
been my best year of tennis yet. I am of it and had a fun time.” points. Some consider those “free points;” sophomore Megan Goedeker.
proud of my teams’ accomplishments Overall, the tennis team had a however, any pole vaulter will say, “If you Beebe, Novakovich, and Dunn will
and I hope to see them succeed in the successful season and Coach Stefanie put in the hard work to prepare for it, you compete in the district meet May 19 and
years to come.” Hickey said she is “extremely proud deserve the points.” 21 at Lakeview High School in hopes of
Doubles team Aaron Paczak, of their accomplishments.” “The unfortunate truth,” said Preisse, “is continuing on to the regional meet in
Ravenna May 26 and 28.
Bulldogs moving on
Swimming: C B p F & ompileD y AtriCK inAn
l o B m K B
AyeD ut y Ary Ate rowning
Running: Clarion University
Kelsey Dickey, Shawna Hunter,
Walsh University Mount Union
Nick Tripi, Nicole Moldovan,
Edinboro University Mount Union
D.J. Marhulik, Erica Runyan,
Mount Union Walsh University
Justin Misterka, Darren Hamilton,
Washington & Jefferson Slippery Rock
Toma Leveto, Josh Pryor,
Edinboro University Trine University
14 The Bulldog BulleTin
Who wears short shorts?
Don’t wear short shorts
around. has a different situation. Some girls got right ahead. My point exactly: the guys
By lyDiA popiChAK
The reason we don’t have the fingertip a badonkadonk and some are flat are distracted.
Features Editor length rule anymore is because the as a board; some are giants and others Girls, on the other hand, are not so
principals believe that high school fond of the skimpy shorts. One student
W hat is the deal with all the short students are more responsible and
are barely pushing five feet tall; some
are curvy and others are pin thin; some believes that girls should wear what they
shorts in this school? I understand mature so they should be able to decide have long arms others have arms like a T- want but should have self respect not to
if you wear them outside of school for themselves the appropriateness of rex. So with all the different body types, wear tiny, little shorts. Another girl said
because, personally, I like to wear them their shorts. However, some students it makes no sense for all girls to have shorts of that length are disgusting and
occasionally, but do you really need to must not be equipped with this sense of their shorts reach their fingertips. As demeaning. The last girl I asked didn’t
show your teachers your goods? I sure what is trashy and what is not. When girls long as you look somewhat respectable have a problem with length of shorts as
don’t. come to school wearing small amounts you should be okay. The same pair of long as the backside isn’t out; her main
Whether you have some junk in your trunk of fabric over their pelvic region, what shorts in the same size and style can look peeve is low riders in the back, because
or you don’t, there is still no excuse to be is that showing principals? Is it showing completely different on two girls. So if that “ruins her ability to enjoy lunch.”
showing it to everybody. These shorts that we do not respect ourselves and the we had the fingertip rule, it would make The staff at LHS is not too happy
are probably extremely distracting to all people interacting with us? Is it showing it nearly impossible for some girls to about short shorts either. English teacher,
of the younger boys in the school going we like to push the limits as far as we can, find shorts that reach their fingertips Kari Milliron, said she is not a fan of
through puberty, and we don’t want them barely sliding by the rules given to us? and that are somewhat cute. Oftentimes short shorts. She said, “It draws to much
not paying attention in class, do we? If I cannot lie, when I was younger, I, shorts that are not fingertip length look attention, for boys and girls alike. For
you answered yes to that question, you too, wore really short shorts to school In awkward on people; kudos to you if you boys, it is a sexual attention, and, for girls
just might be an attention getter. the middle school we are forced to wear can rock this look. I definitely can’t. it is competitive attention. Short shorts
I realize that clothing companies do not fingertip length shorts, so by the time I do not understand how some people take the focus away from schoolwork
really make many “appropriate” length you get to high school, everyone wants walk out of the house wearing what they and put it on body image and sexuality.”
shorts, but there are shorts out there to take advantage of the new, less strict do. It is likely they did not look in the Biology teacher, Sean Craigo also
that will cover your butt. Save the booty rule. When you reach the high school mirrors to see their butt is hanging out. believes that short shorts are a distraction,
shorts for the summer when there is no level, you think you are invincible and although he understands the difficulty in
Can you say gross! Shorts should cover
dress code and no one cares. can do whatever you want. Over time buying fashionable, appropriate shorts.
more than underwear so, and I have seen
When it comes to the dress code, you begin to realize that’s not how life He said, “Some outfits I see girls here
some shorts that would probably qualify
everyone knows that it sucks, but we still works. But back to my younger years, I wear, I would not allow my daughter to
have to follow it (well, soon the seniors pushed the dress code just as many other wear to school.”
When asked about this dilemma,
don’t have to ;)) The day we got shorts and girls do. As I matured and reached my “Inappropriate,” is all teacher,
guys tended to have a positive response
flip flops taken away was ridiculous. senior year, my idea of appropriate in John Terbovich, had to say about the
toward girls and their shorts. One guy
People let it hang out that much? It wasn’t school improved, and I learned what is topic.
said he “loves big butts and he cannot
even that hot outside. It’s not like we live okay for school and what is not. Summer So to wrap this all up, save the short
lie.” Another said SHORT SHORTS ARE
in Florida or somewhere that actually is near, so don’t worry girls, you can shorts for the summer. I do not want to
AWESOME! One last guy said he feels
has nice weather. We live in Ohio, the state start wearing your short, booty shorts all see your junk at school and neither do
it’s important that the female student
of constantly changing weather and the time without getting in trouble. your teachers. But I guess when it comes
should be able to express herself through
so far we’ve had like a week’s worth of Another reason for the “appropriate” down to it, you don’t have to listen to me
physical dress preference up to a certain
“hot” temperatures. So there shouldn’t length rule is because everybody has a because I’m going to college next year
level....and if that means they want to
have been so many hoochie shorts going different body. There is no set definition and can wear whatever I want.
wear short shorts.... then they should go
of what is appropriate because each girl
Here’s a little advice, underclassman
Do you ever get any sleep?
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B-Dub’s is the place to be
The Lube all the way;
By SArA ChuirAzzi
Reporter it’s worth it
B uffalo Wild Wings, most commonly The huckleberry lemonade. I’ll admit
referred to as “b-dub’s,” is a happening I was initially a little skeptical, not
place. Walking in at eight o’clock on a knowing what huckleberry really Other deals include 50 cent boneless
Tuesday night, it’s clear the majority of is, but the refreshing drink did not By AuStin hAineS wings every Thursday night as well as
people filling the booths and tables have disappoint. It’s also an added bonus Reporter free Lube chips, fries, bourbon baked
come to enjoy some early week relaxing. when we find out that it’s a “wing beans, cinnamon apples, fresh steamed
The grill and bar is located in Great Tuesday,” which means that wings are
45 cents. Other promotional offerings
W hen exploring what exactly broccoli or coleslaw with all sandwiches.
With all these wings being sold in
East Plaza in Niles, much closer than makes a solid wing restaurant, the
Quaker Steak and Lube’s closest location include “boneless Thursdays” (60 cent following options are considered: large quantities, The Lube does not
in Sharon, PA, and radiates an overall boneless wings) and a limited time atmosphere, service, cost, and, of mess around by putting their wings in
friendly, neighborhood feel. co-offer with Red Barron for six free course, taste. Quaker Steak and Lube small trays like Buffalo Wild Wings, but
Before being seated, we see fellow wings with the purchase of pizza. satisfies all the above. rather serves them in large buckets to
classmates, not only those there to enjoy The much anticipated food arrives With a family-friendly raceway accommodate for the large helpings each
the evening as customers, but also some in a cloud of mouthwatering aromas, themed setting, “The Lube” provides customer buys. The buckets over trays
employed at the establishment. After proving visually appealing as well. for a fun experience and great service, decision increases speed and efficiency
taking our seats at a spacious booth, Although similar sauces and levels as well as finger lickin’ good wings and in service. How else would they serve
Abby and I scour the extensive menu not of “heat” are offered at both Buffalo affordable prices. their 70 million wings that they serve
because we can’t find something to satisfy Wild Wings and Quaker Steak and According to quakersteakandlube.com, every year?
our hunger, but because everything Lube, these wings seem to be less dry the motorway atmosphere is credited Also, Quaker Steak and Lube is home
sounds so good! and more flavorful, given the amount to The Lube’s founders, George Warren to award-winning bottled sauces, sold all
Buffalo Wild Wings has a wide variety of personally selected sauce in which III and Gary Meszaros, who felt in 1974 over the world. Flavors include ranch,
of wings, wraps, ribs, burgers, salads, they are immersed, and the wrap is that as gas prices began to increase, BBQ, Asian sesame, Louisiana lickers,
sandwiches, and other sides, in which a package deal with cool lettuce and muscle cars and old gas stations began hot, Buckeye BBQ, and their hottest
chicken can be made according to the tomato to perfectly compliment the dying out. In order to preserve these concoction, the Triple Atomic. Each
customer’s preference in sauce or dry barbequed chicken. cars and gas stations, Warren and flavor of wing contains it own special
seasoning. Besides the large variety of The atmosphere is worry-free and Meszaros founded Quaker Steak and taste and holds an important position on
food accessible, most prices range from fun, with roughly 30 TV’s in sight, Lube to create a home for old muscle The Lube’s spice scale, and each o these
$6-$10, making it a reasonably delicious displaying various sporting events cars such as the very first featured flavors have helped The Lube win “Best
dining experience. Entrees such as the and an interactive trivia game for muscle car, a 1936 Chevrolet. Today, Wings USA.”
wings and ribs ($13.49) are cheaper than interested customers to respond with the old fashioned gas station feeling Although Quaker Steak and Lube is
those existing at Quaker Steak and Lube a remote clicker. The music is at a is instilled in customers to The Lube renowned for its delicious wings, they
($14.95), as are most other combos. comfortably audible level, allowing nationwide, in its over 30 locations. also serve other common foods such as
When finally ready to feast, Abby for conversation but also maintaining Not only does the atmosphere attract cheeseburgers, salads, potatoes, fries,
orders six parmesan garlic wings and six the energetic atmosphere, and the customers, but also the efficient service vegetables, and, of course, steak. With
sweet barbecue with an order of potatoes lights aren’t too dim or bright. and great deals each Quaker Steak the dominant combination of speedy
wedges (which she insists can only be Buffalo Wild Wings combines and Lube offers. Every Tuesday is service, a unique atmosphere, and mouth-
eaten when dipped in southwestern key elements of atmosphere, taste, “ten dollar Tuesday,” when they serve watering wing flavors, Quaker Steak and
ranch), and I order a grilled sweet value, and convenience to provide an unlimited wings to customers for only Lube serves as a precedent to great wing
barbeque chicken wrap with fries. enjoyable dining experience for local ten dollars! The deals don’t stop there. restaurants around the world.
Another little hidden secret of this place? food, sports, and fun fanatics.
LHS students a
ee y ou
16 The Bulldog BulleTin
It’s the Final Countdown: 4 days
By eriCA runyAn even thought we were pretty hot stuff personalities that I will never forget. Zach
Back Page Columnist considering now we had permits to
drive, when in reality, we weren’t.
Haines will forever be the outspoken,
silly kid who sleeps through class, Katie
Do Ya Feel
F or years, people have been telling By the time we started our junior year,
we were no longer afraid of high school in
Derr will always be the British wannabe
that’s best friends with Ms. Milliron, Me?
me that time will fly by and that the end
the least bit, even though this year would Cameron Beebe will always be the kid
of senior year “will be here before you
know it.” For the longest time, I refused be taken over by chemistry, Spanish 3,
Pre-Calculus, and court cases… lots and
who wears pajamas and swimsuits to
school because he woke up late or went
to believe them, but now it kills me to say To Underclassmen:
they were right. lots of court cases. We knew we were hot swimming during open lunch, and Evan
My years of schooling did go by slowly stuff with our licenses and cars, yet again, Hyde will always be the quiet braniac. Let the seniors be the
with endless days that seemed to drag we weren’t. Anyways, most of us made Everyone is different, but I can’t say
it through junior year, even though the that there is one person who is a complete seniors. Everyone will
by staring out the window, wishing to
be anywhere but in a desk at school, but classes were rough and on several nights waste of space. Soon we will be going our have his/her turn be-
that we cried ourselves to sleep because separate ways. It is exciting and a little
now, with literally only a few days left
we had failed another chemistry test. bit scary at the same time because, for so
ing a senior and all the
in my senior year, I wonder where all
the time has gone. Four years the seniors Then senior year rolled around. We still long, these same faces have comforted us perks that go with it.
looked goofy with our Snookie poofs, let every day.
have spent in this same building, going
immature underclassmen get the best of However, soon, we will all be back to
Juniors, have a little
to the same classes day after day, eating
the same nasty lunches all the while, and us, and were 100 percent sure, without a our kindergarten ways of trying to make humility and respect.
doubt, confident that we were hot stuff. new friends. But while we are each out
seeing so many of the same faces every
in the real world doing our own thing,
Your time will come,
time we entered the building. We were the Big Dogs on campus,
With the exception of maybe security and, as that first day of senior year there will always be a part of us that we too.
cameras being added to the hallways, this approached, we prepared ourselves share in common. There will always be a
building has stayed relatively the same, (by doing absolutely nothing) for the part of us that keeps us together and that
easiest year of schooling we may ever no one else will have. On A Side Note:
just as it will for probably many years to
come. However, I cannot say the same face… or so we thought. Turns out The day after prom is when it hit me. I wish the newspaper
for the people inside. Whether we’ve there is a reason why senior year flies That night as we began to leave prom I
by. Actually, there are about 50 reasons, couldn’t understand why some seniors kids for next year the
changed for the better or worse isn’t up
for anyone to decide but ourselves. But and they all begin to pile on right around were getting emotional. But then, the best of luck.
none of us can deny that we have changed Thanksgiving: scholarships, midterms, next day, I really stopped to think about
the most throughout high school. college applications, sports, and senior what prom meant: prom was really the
Think back to your freshman self on obligations. Senior year is definitely not last time all of us would be together. Oh, the classes and individuals that make
your very first day of high school. We a breeze. But I’m sure the underclassmen now I get it. For so long the ONLY thing I the building come to life that we will
were all so shaky and nervous. Many will know exactly what I’m talking about looked forward to was getting out of this all surely miss. So how do we end our
of us had braces and a poor choice in soon enough. place, but now it’s sort of a scary thing to senior year?
hairstyles. We were immature, and the So what happened during all those think about. Like every other class I guess. Every
most important thing that was happening years that has made us who we are? How Granted, I’m still excited to get on year it seems like the seniors will be
in our lives usually revolved around the did the shaky little high school freshman with the next part of my life, but I’m here forever until that first day after
boy or girl we liked that week. grow up to be much more mature and sure there will be times when I miss high graduation when the whole school is
Sophomore year, we were still a little responsible soon to be college freshman? school… never thought I’d say that. But here except for them. And every year it is
nervous but felt much more comfortable I don’t know the answer for sure, but I don’t necessarily mean that I will miss just as shocking as the year before. I don’t
now knowing we weren’t at the very when I look at the people in the Class the building with the stinky hallways. expect this year to be any different, even
bottom of the totem pole anymore. We of 2011, I see so much diversity and A building is only a building, but it’s if this year I am the one missing.
Here Goes Nothin’...
By ABBy Dunn any given month, I can’t even promise Calc though), and the memories. As the
Future Back Page Columnist rainbows and butterflies. This month? legendary Tupac said: life goes on.
In case you were O k, so I’m sitting here at Buffalo
All I can tell you is that my motivation You’ll find another cute freshman to
is surely lacking. With anticipation awkwardly gawk at, you’ll have me to
Wild Wings (wedges with southwest growing for summer, and, better yet, my be your senior eye candy (contain your
ranch is the way to go, FYI) and it hits senior year, it’s pretty tough to get me to excitement), and you’ll find a class to
* 65,893 = the estimated accumulative me: I’m the back page columnist. Once do anything. Am I alone here? Absolutely keep you sane. It won’t be so bad. For
number of times Sara and I threatened I inadvertently put my pencil in BBQ not. We’re all itching for vacation, some now? Play it like me. Do what you need
each other during send out week. sauce, I realized I should probably sunshine, and a good book. (Ok, maybe to and attempt to finish the year with
expose my back page intentions early, not a book. good grades and your sanity intact. And
* If I got a cupcake for every time I since, let’s face it, I can’t win everyone Once again, that’s probably just me, if you’re ever in doubt, just ask Sara
mentioned cupcakes throughout the over with my sarcastic humor and wit. but, hey, whatever floats your boat.) Chuirazzi…cupcakes cure everything.
day, I could supply you all. So if you I’m also realizing I should’ve brought my Now, change of venue: my comfy couch. XO
anticipate that happening, you might beloved blue pen because, as my security I could spend a solid four days straight
want to befriend me now. blanket, it makes everything better. in this very spot and remain entirely
The way things go around here? My content, but, unfortunately, I have to
* 57 = the number of times I said “I way. As I was once wisely told, “It’s my work later. (Lesson #1: job = bad, ca$h
wish I could put that on back page” in
the past two days. I really need to start
way or the highway,” and, quite frankly,
that stands true when it comes to the back
page of the coveted Bulldog Bulletin. If
money = good. But, we’ll save that for
later.) Meh, that’s irrelevant. peace
censoring myself... Back to what I was saying – what I
you don’t wanna read it, don’t. You’ll know for certain is that with a new school
* My random fear of the month: only hurt my feelings a little, promise. I’ll year comes change, new experiences, and
I hate walking past the boys bathroom say what I want to say, I’ll include what I new outlooks. We’ll all miss that adorable
because I always have this lingering
feeling that someone will push me in
want to include, and I’ll (kind of) attempt
to appeal to all audiences, because, let’s
face it, half of you take this home and
freshman we can’t walk past without
mumbling “aw” once he or she advances LOVE
and I’ll forever be haunted by the im- to the sophomore hallways; we’ll all miss
age of a male underclassman taking a show it to your mother anyway. (Unless that senior, or perhaps, the handful of
whiz. I just know it’ll be branded into that’s just me, in which case, I feel really them, that yell our names in between
my memory for the rest of my life. dumb.) classes, provide a little eye candy, or are
* For future reference, I promise my
Regardless, I may or may not have an
overall monthly message, and during
just truly great friends; we’ll all miss the
teachers, the classes (not so much Pre-
back page articles will improve. First is-