Recently Mrs. Vandervliet left the position of IB coordinator to take the job of Assistant Principal. We thank her for agreeing to an interview. Mrs. Vandervliet grew up in Grand Rapids and went to Northview High School. From a young age, she knew she wanted to go into education. She went to three different colleges, earning a masters in IB. […]
A programmer leaves Earth to explore the universe as a sentient computer and in the near future 5 people investigate a conspiracy that threatens to redefine the balance of power in the solar system.
Winter, commonly referred to as the season of sickness, has seen a recent flu epidemic. Hundreds of thousands of students nationwide have contracted this virus, leading to school shut downs […]
It all starts when the bottom and top lips diverge. The eyes take in a vibrant sun. Confused at first, but then everything starts to become comprehensible: it’s a new […]
With significantly lowered temperatures and the sun low on the horizon, it can be tempting to curl up in a warm place with a nice cup of hot chocolate. It […]
This week’s word of the week is actually two words, Space, as a noun, and NASA. Predictably, both words have a major peak in usage in 1966, at the height […]
There are many developmental stages that a person goes through during their lifetime. From adolescence to adulthood and from adulthood to old age, we can not deny that our bodies […]
3 unlikely heroes face down an emerging evil in a world run on the blood of dragons, and a thief saves her city with the help of a new kind of magic.
We all know that each EPIC class has an EPIC rep who goes to monthly meetings, but what exactly happens during those meetings? To gain a better understanding of this, I asked Madeline Uren, the EPIC rep for Ms. Vogul’s class. She sees being an EPIC rep as an opportunity to represent her peers. Logistically, there is a meeting every […]
On Wednesday August 29th, 2018 flight controllers on Earth detected a small but persistent loss of cabin pressure on the International Space Station. The air on the ISS was evacuating into space…
“Change is the essential process of all existence, Commander Burnham. You must challenge your preconceptions, or they most certainly will challenge you.” – Vulcan Ambassador Sarek. On September 24th, 2017, […]
In our aims to embody the student voice and provoke student awareness at City High-Middle, this column serves to consider inquiry in deeper investigation, providing detailed answers to common questions. City’s Inquiries asks, “What is being done behind the scenes at City to respond to student concerns?” Features are based on questions brought up in the Epic Exchange or throughout […]
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This week’s word is ‘holiday’. The use of this word climbed slowly from 1800 to the early 1940s, at which it began to climb at a significantly higher rate. One […]
Read about use of the word newspaper across the published English language from 1500-2008
Earlier this month, Shannon Messenger published her new book Flashback, the seventh book in the Keeper Of the Lost Cities series. Many excited fans have already read the book, but you may be wondering if it is worth reading.