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The Occidentalist

The Occidentalist

The Occidentalist

Alexa Bageris

Alexa Bageris, Social Media Specialist

Alexa Bageris is a Junior in her first year of newspaper. She decided to take newspaper because she wanted to try something new. Alexa is a reporter for the newspaper team, writing lots of exciting stories. Outside of school, she loves playing tennis, hanging out with her friends and family, reading, watching movies, and being outside.

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Where To Go On Prom Night

Where To Go On Prom Night

Alexa Bageris, Social Media Specialist May 16, 2024

Photo Courtesy: Old Town Playhouse

Old Town Playhouse Puts on “Radium Girls”

Alexa Bageris April 23, 2024

  Over the first two weekends of April, the local downtown theater, the Old Town Playhouse, put on a production of a well-known production of “Radium Girls.”    “[“Radium Girls”] is a...

Math Club Competes at University of Michigan Flint

Math Club Competes at University of Michigan Flint

Alexa Bageris, Social Media Specialist March 21, 2024

  On Mar. 1, math teacher and club advisor Carl Edgren took five Math Club students from the school to compete at the University of Michigan Flint. This competition was a harder one to compete in, as...

March Reading Month Staff Picks

March Reading Month Staff Picks

Alexa Bageris, Social Media Specialist March 19, 2024

  March is recognized as National Reading Month, and it’s a popular event occurring in many schools, but it is celebrated differently everywhere. The school’s library is providing a few opportunities...

Photo Courtesy: People Magazine

Opinion: Taylor Swift Takes on the NFL

Alexa Bageris, Social Media Specialist February 13, 2024

  The famous singer/songwriter, Taylor Swift, has been appearing everywhere lately, including the Kansas City Chiefs football games to support her boyfriend, Travis Kelce, the Chiefs’ tight end....

Leave the World Behind Review

Leave the World Behind Review

Alexa Bageris, Social Media Specialist December 22, 2023

  Leave the World Behind is Netflix’s newest Thriller/Drama, and as a person who does not enjoy thriller movies, I really enjoyed it. The film contained six main characters, Julia Roberts and Ethan...

Local Holiday Events in December

Local Holiday Events in December

Alexa Bageris, Social Media Specialist November 30, 2023

Matthew Perry at a red carpet event. Photo Credit: Steve Granitz/Wireimage.com

Remembering Matthew Perry

Alexa Bageris and Riley Makowski November 14, 2023

  Matthew Perry, a hero to many, died on Oct. 28, 2023. Perry had been found in a hot tub at his home in Los Angeles, CA. Over the years, Perry has been beloved through the many characters he has played,...

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour Concert Film

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour Concert Film

Alexa Bageris, Social Media Specialist October 31, 2023

   Were you ready for it? The Eras Tour movie premiered on Friday, Oct. 13, and the theaters were packed with people of all ages. Before this movie was released, I had never heard of something like what...

Photo Courtesy: Kate Heydlauff

Heydlauff Adoption in Liberia

Emilia Shoemaker and Alexa Bageris October 2, 2023

   On July 22, science and math teacher Kate Heydlauff and her family traveled to Monrovia, Liberia to get their newly adopted daughter, Ellie. When they arrived in Liberia, the hope was that they would...

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