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The Occidentalist

The Occidentalist

The Occidentalist

Jocelynn Schoenlein

Jocelynn Schoenlein, Staff Writer, Social Media Specialist

Jocelynn Schoenlein is a freshmen in her first year of newspaper. Jocelynn is on the social media team and reports for the paper. Jocelynn was interested in branching out in highschool and trying some new things, and the newspaper drew her attention. Outside of school, she competes with her horse, and shows cattle at the county fair.

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2023 Cherry Festival details.

97th Annual Cherry Festival

Jocelynn Schoenlein, Staff Writer June 8, 2023

   At 97 years old, Cherryfest is back again with a weeks’ worth of fun for the whole town. The festival brings in an annual amount of over 500,000 visitors over the span of eight days and has had...

Wind in the Willows cast at curtain call. Photo courtesy: J. Schoenlein/staff

Theater 2 Has Last Performance of the Season

Jocelynn Schoenlein, Staff Writer May 23, 2023

  On May 5, I attended a play put on by the Theater 2 class, called "Wind in the Willows". To say I enjoyed myself would be an understatement. For a start, the music that played while me and my friends...

Freshman Anna Beers and sophomore Raegan LaCross selling bracelets to peers to raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan.

Student Adapts to Epilepsy Diagnosis

Aubrey Lawless and Jocelynn Schoenlein November 29, 2022

  Nearly five million people all over the world are diagnosed with epilepsy each year. Epilepsy can become prevalent in a person at any age, unexpectedly occurring at any point in their lifetime. For...

Fiebing with her horse, Moonstar, during English Showmanship during Regionals on Oct. 2.

The Equestrian Team Races to the End of Their Season

Aubrey Lawless and Jocelynn Schoenlein October 13, 2022

  The Equestrian team is a unique club that students can join. The club has many different options for riders, including both English and Western styles of riding. On Sept. 25 and 26, the team competed...

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