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Choral Director, Dr. Dara Gillis, controls the combined groups through their multiple pieces.

Orchestra performs in winter concert

Marsella Smith, Photographer December 7, 2023

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Maree Waddell plays the role of the Candyman (center) in Dempseys production of Willy Wonka Jr.

Dempsey Middle School presents their performance of ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’

Ava Vogel, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

The Dempsey Middle School Theater Company performed “Willy Wonka Jr.” for an audience of 5th graders across the Delaware City School district on November 16. This show was scheduled to be performed...

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Audra Lyon, Natalie Dye, Colin MIlligan, and Jesse Burris stand together after signing.

Hayes student athletes sign to continue their athletic and academic careers

Mia Saksa, News/Features Section Editor November 13, 2023

Four of Hayes High School’s athletes signed their formal commitments to continue their academic and athletic careers on national signing day, November 9. Students witnessed seniors Jesse Burris, Natalie...

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The four senior athletes pose for a picture after signing off at their future colleges.

College Athlete Signing Day

Marsella Smith, Photographer November 10, 2023

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School board members listen as Claire Moody addresses them Monday evening.

Students show concern over mastery scale grading system

Josie Morrow, Views/Entertainment Section Editor November 9, 2023

Monday evening, sophomore Claire Moody passionately spoke at the Board of Education meeting about students' irritation with mastery scale grading.  Mastery scale grading is a redesign of the traditional...

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Senior Emily Ward poses with an American flag during the performance of One Gaint Leap.

The Hayes Grand Pacer Marching Band receives a superior rating at state finals

Ava Vogel, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

With the marching band season coming to an end last weekend, the Hayes marching band traveled to Hilliard Bradley High School on October 28 for state finals. Competing in five competitions across the...

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Director Kelsey Wright preps scene with actors for The Great Gatsby, which will be performed this weekend.

‘The Great Gatsby’ takes the Hayes stage

Natalie Heckert, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

The Delaware Hayes Thespians are taking the audience back to 1920s New York this weekend with their performance of “The Great Gatsby.” The book, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, follows the story...

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Members of the Anderson family stand around a booth at Delawares First Friday event, intending to raise awareness for the rare liver disease PFIC.

Hayes student itches for a cure

Grace Metz, Editor-In-Chief October 23, 2023

Hayes senior Athena Anderson was diagnosed with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC) in January of 2023. Since then, she has worked with those in the Delaware community to raise awareness...

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The Prospect Hill Powderpuff team celebrates their win over Ridge.

The Phoenix has risen: Prospect Hill takes the lead in first two House competitions of the year

Ava Vogel, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

With Ridge wanting to take first place in Powderpuff football for yet another year, they managed to get to the finals and play Prospect Hill on Friday, October 13. Prospect Hill and Ridge went into overtime,...

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Junior Carissa Matson solos during Hayes Singers performance of a Hairspray medley.

Choirs participate in annual fall concert

Marsella Smith, Photographer October 9, 2023

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An issue one yard sign sits in a yard. The vote on issue one caused a range of reactions among different parties and political affiliations.

Delaware reacts to Ohio Issue One vote

Grace Metz, Editor-In-Chief October 2, 2023

On August 8, 2023, a special election was held in all 88 counties in Ohio to decide whether Issue One would redefine how the state’s constitution is amended. Issue One set out to raise the percentage...

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