The Student News Site of Joshua High School

The Owl Flight

The Student News Site of Joshua High School

The Owl Flight

The Student News Site of Joshua High School

The Owl Flight

Next Band To Take the Field

Next Band To Take the Field

Nick Smith, Managing Editor September 28, 2022

Last Saturday, the Spirit of Joshua marching band placed sixth at USBands Saginaw Regional. The last time the SOJ advanced to finals at a marching band competition was 2018.  “The morale of the band...

Seniors have something to say.

Seniors’ Advice to Incoming Freshmen

Brooklyn McKinney, Reporter May 17, 2022

As we all know, our seniors are graduating soon and leaving their high-school lives behind for greater things.  Whatever the future may hold, whether it’s college, trade school, a career, or just...

Student Council Saves The Day

Student Council Saves The Day

November 16, 2021

To kick off Thanksgiving break, STUCO is hosting a volleyball tournament on Friday. The students and the teachers will compete as opponents in the Galbreath Gymnasium for charity.  “I am thrilled...

Ms. World-Wide Traveler Resides Locally

Ms. World-Wide Traveler Resides Locally

Nick Smith, Managing Editor November 9, 2021

As she enjoys a promenade through the streets in China as a child, the wanderlust junior, Mercy Lewis, revels in her favorite treat, a caramelized crab apple on a stick, bought from a beloved food stand....

Looking In

Looking In

Brooklyn McKinney, Reporter November 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic took a large toll on mental health overall. People were trapped inside their homes, some with abusive family members or perhaps even stuck in countries across the world with no way...

Running Through Life

Running Through Life

Khloe Rockwell, Reporter October 27, 2021

Anyone can run, but not everyone can run like the cross country teams do. After a grueling practice that makes the sweat run down their backs, the athletes can be found taking a soak in ice-cold water...

Safe at School

Khloe Rockwell, Reporter October 12, 2021

Locks, lights, out of sight. Don’t make a sound. Even if your mind is screaming to run - stay calm. Hide. Don’t leave your hiding spot to help anyone. Don’t be a hero. Don’t call your parents,...

Teacher Timetable Tips

Nick Smith, Managing Editor October 8, 2021
“I did a lot of things when I was younger, but I narrowed my focus to band when I got to high school and that helped me have more time to work on my instrument and practicing [so] band was my only extracurricular,” Couey said. “I was an all-state flutist three years in a row [because I scheduled time to] practice a lot [and still exceed in my classes. Also,] I was an assistant drum major my sophomore year [and a drum major my junior and senior year] at Marcus High School.

Making Life Her Canvas

Brooklyn McKinney, Reporter September 22, 2021
"I especially love it when people duet my videos; I think it’s the best thing ever." - Kylie Crane
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Mental Health Matters

Rylie Fleming, Reporter September 21, 2021

Mental health has become an increasingly popular topic, especially amongst Gen Z and the media. “Mental health is one of the most important things because, in my opinion, it controls everything I...

Josh Bischops and Lillie Couey conducting the band in the 2021 homecoming pep rally.

From Behind the Screen to on the Seen

Nick Smith, Reporter September 17, 2021

Joshua’s 2021 head drum major, senior Josh Bischops, made a vast leap to the band’s highest position, from distance-learning his entire junior year to everybody’s eyes on him this year. Last year,...

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