Camryn Mottl

Opinions Editor

Location icon United States of America

I am a writer, a creator, and a thinker. Whenever words come into my mind, it is almost a necessity to write it down or draw it out. In the Journalism classroom, I am able to put my talent to use, growing and expanding the views of the world, along with myself.

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Swimming and diving towards the future

The whistle blows and the swimmers dive into the pool, starting at a dolphin kick before reaching the surface and beginning their strokes. But this time, they aren't performing for the competition; they're swimming for their college. Seniors Jack Luddy, Ellen Ellis, and Holly Hopson have already signed onto various colleges to join their teams....

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Words: necessary or not?

"I'd rather be silent and be called a fool, than open my mouth and remove all doubt." My grandfather isn't one to give out big sayings. Lately he's been telling us what his high school peers would say about him. One of the best is, "I came. I saw.

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No Technical Difficulties

Because technology has grown into everyday life, robot engineers have been able to find more ways of simplifying systems. These builders are starting with the Robotics Team here at Millard North. Established five years ago, the MN Robotics Team has taken a leap to the top this season.

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Cross country opens with a pair of coaches

Photo by Christi Fournier Running 25 to 40 miles a week, MN cross country is gearing up for a brand new season of fall running. But this year, the JV and Varsity teams are running in with two new, yet experienced, coaches, Emily Janda and Walter Mertz. "I love cross country.

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Positive Thinking: True or False?

As I sat down and stared at the screen before me, I was overwhelmed. It was only the first question, and I didn't understand what it was saying, or the choices underneath. Words like "Galvanic Cell" or "Electromagnetism" were phrases that almost sounded like they came from a different language.

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Hardcore Parkour

Surrounded by matted walls and floors, balance beams and bars, Dillon Guge lets a child fall backwards into his arms, into a pit of foam cubes as a warm up. But Guge isn't teaching gymnastics; he's teaching what's known as parkour. Parkour is where one gets from point A to point B the fastest way...

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Clear to blurry

The trees in the summertime, the sunset towards the evening, splashes of rain on the windowsill, all are what people see in the world everyday. The smile on a friends face, or a colorful rainbow after a storm is beauty in itself. Until, suddenly, everything becomes blurry.

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Let the good times roll

The crowd roars, as sophomore Kellan Brown and freshman Megan Stackhouse take the ball down the court, ready to make another basket. The only difference is this team doesn't run on their feet; instead, they roll their way to victory on wheelchairs. Meet the Nebraska Red Dawgs, the only wheelchair basketball program in the state....

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Cross country opens with a pair of coaches

Photo by Christi Fournier Running 25 to 40 miles a week, MN cross country is gearing up for a brand new season of fall running. But this year, the JV and Varsity teams are running in with two new, yet experienced, coaches, Emily Janda and Walter Mertz. "I love cross country.

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Taboo Words

While I sit in the lunchroom, there's not a day that goes by that I don't hear a curse word go flying across the room. On a regular basis I hear a curse zip right by me to another person, and I can't help but wonder if that could've been said after school, or if...

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Failure Vs. Success

In the Disney Film, "Meet the Robinsons", there comes a scene where main character and orphan Lewis has to fix his PB&J invention, and fails to do it. How he reacts is how I feel almost every day. I fail at something all the time. But the Robinsons give a different reaction to failure.

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Looking down the road

Students have the experience of taking classes about specific occupations through Millard Public Schools by doing Academy, taking college classes in Education, Business, and Culinary. Now, there is a new program, the Explorer Program that also gives students experience through different careers. Counselor Jillian Depue recommends this program for any student.