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What's It Like to Stay on Zoom?

Joey Michelini
May 20, 2021

A look through the eyes of someone who can't come into school.

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After School Eateries

Trinity Batts
April 20, 2021

Popular greenhills after school eateries.

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Through Their Eyes: The Experience of a Greenhills Sports Captain

Michael Keegan
March 9, 2021

Greenhills Sports Captains answer pressing questions about their experience in leadership. With wisdom, they write about their desires, hardships, and some pieces of advice.

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9,324 Minutes of Synchronous Class

Sydney Cha
March 5, 2021

Remote learning has been an adjustment for everyone involved, and the pandemic has forced students to turn to online options for practically every activity. How much time are we really spending in Zoom classes? I collected hard data from the first semester to find out.

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Returning to School Amidst a New Strain of COVID-19

Claire Miech
March 2, 2021

What you should know about Greenhills' COVID-19 precautions for a safe return to school

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A Little Variety

Lilja Quinn
February 23, 2021

The Greenhills Variety show is looking for writers!

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Greenhills Students Involved With the Election

Yasmeen Ogaily
February 9, 2021

Greenhills students Sophia Rich (Grade 10) and Parini Rao (Grade 9) made a huge difference by volunteering their free time to not only phone banking for the Joe Biden campaign, but also interning for the Jon Ossoff campaign. They talked about their experiences in both campaigns and shared ways that Greenhills students can help.

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Should students be required to take a personal finance class?

Alena Song and Claire Miech
January 29, 2021

In school we're often taught things that don't seem very useful. However, one class that would reap advantages in our future is finance. So, we interviewed a Greenhills teacher to get his take on it.

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College App Questions Answered by Greenhills Seniors: Podcast

Lilja Quinn
January 28, 2021

Three Greenhills seniors answer questions from the community about their experiences with the college application process

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What's on the thankgiving table? Vegetarian edition

Jordan Dopp
January 25, 2021

Because thanksgiving was just the four of us this year, there were definitely not "too many cooks in the kitchen." I ended up doing most of the cooking this year and compiled photos of all the dishes as well as what my family members each put on their plates!

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My Overnight Vacation

Nicole Zhong
January 25, 2021

Everyone is growing fidgety these days, trapped in their houses. For my family, we reached our breaking point and decided to spontaneously pack up our bags and spend the night in our Ohio lake house. That one night was able to reset my perspective-- and here's how.

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Ask a Senior: College Applications

Sabeen Malik
January 25, 2021

With college applications coming to an end, we asked 10 seniors about their experiences with it, whether it was making a college list, writing a personal statement, or dealing with decisions.

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4,872 Minutes of Synchronous Class

Sydney Cha
December 14, 2020

As students and teachers continually adjust to remote school, many students feel like they are spending too much time on computers. Here's some hard data on how much time I spent in remote classes during the first marking period.

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Recap: Greenhills Varsity Volleyball 2020

Christina Ng
December 7, 2020

COVID-19 state protocols delayed the start of the Greenhills Volleyball season. Despite the setback, the players came out with full force, bringing out an impressive performance with remarkable wins and accomplishments.

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Greenhills Classes Should Have Breaks. Here's Why.

Yasmeen Ogaily
November 24, 2020

With the daily online Zoom meetings, it sometimes may get to be too hard to focus on the work in front of you. Read to figure out why that is, and what you can do to stay focus and engaged.

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My Ear-Wiggling Journey

Lilja Quinn
November 20, 2020

Lilja Quinn lets you in on the secret held by her ears. (Hint: it's not wax!)

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Senior Buddies during Distanced Learning

Jordan Dopp
November 12, 2020

A conversation with the leaders of senior buddies: why is it still important to continue senior buddies during remote learning?

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What’s the Big Deal About Pronouns?

Christina Ng
November 10, 2020

Greenhills students and faculty have been sharing their pronouns starting this school year. The reason to participate seems unclear. However, pronouns go beyond gender assumption. It also goes to the safety of lives.

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Yamiche Alcindor: Experiences as a White House Correspondent

Annie Zhu
October 20, 2020

Here are four interesting points made by Yamiche in the student webinar.

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Student Council Campaign in Quarantine

Sydney Cha
June 5, 2020

Though the pandemic kept us at home, Greenhills Stucent Council campaign season moved forward. I talked to the new StuCo officers to gain understanding of what the campaign season looked like in this unprecedented time.

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Pets in Quarantine

Natalie Sell
May 8, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 quarantine, we have all been spending more time at home. Consequently, those of us with pets have gotten to spend more time with them as well. Some pets react differently than others.

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Digital Eye Strain and Online Classes

Sydney Cha
April 28, 2020

While Greenhills moves to online classes, students are spending a high amount of time looking at a screen. What can teachers and students do to prevent digital eye strain while navigating this new terrain?

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Hyperextended: An ACL Story

Natalie Sell
March 12, 2020

The story of how I tore my ACL, from initial field hockey-related injury to surgery, and the beginning of recovery. The content spans several months and includes pictures from along the way. (WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES)

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GH 2020 Playlist

Frances Beedon
March 2, 2020

A playlist of the students of Greenhills' favorite songs right now.

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Checking in with the Treasurer of the Senior Class

Melissa LoCicero
February 25, 2020

I had the chance to sit with the 2020 Senior Class Treasurer, Henry Applegate, to discuss updates and progress on the fundraising for the senior class gift.

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Why do students love spirit week?

Sarah Robinson
February 25, 2020

Spirit week is enjoyed by many students because it is a fun and energetic outlet in gloomy days of winter and heavy workloads at school. Find out what students think about spirit week and why it remains a highlight of the year.

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Greenhills Rewind 2019

Sabeen Malik
February 25, 2020

As we move into the 2020 school year, here’s a rewind of some interesting moments of 2019 in pictures.

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WISL Conference Overview

Sydney Cha
February 19, 2020

The WISL Conference is a chance for young women to learn sports leadership skills and connect with each other through informative sessions. What did this year's conference look like, and how did the students who attended feel about the experience?

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Should classroom breaks be required at Greenhills?

Melissa LoCicero
February 19, 2020

With Greenhills implementing a new schedule this year, changes day-to-day have already been made. Should the school require breaks during instructional time?

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A Conversation with Dr. Brenda Flanagan

Kai Ruwende
February 4, 2020

An interview with Greenhills' 2020 MLK Day speaker, Brenda Flanagan

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The Matchmaker

Lilja Quinn

An overview of the Greenhills high school play, The Matchmaker.

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What Sign Are You?

Frances Beedon

Take this quiz to find out which Horoscope best suits you.
Zodiac signs are a peek into why we are they way we are, this quiz will show you which sign you are meant to be.

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PlumSmart: a Year Later

Kai Ruwende

About an interview with Paul Gargaro about the ideals behind the Plum Smart lunch program.
Includes analysis and suggests the lunch program has helped build community.

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The Great Mushroom Heist

Natalie Sell

The story of how my sisters and I stole, cooked, and ate puffball mushrooms from our neighbor's yard.

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How To Protect Yourself from Vampires during Spooky Season

Natalie Sell

Vampires remain popular in the media, whether they be the original blood-sucking monsters or sparkly knockoffs.
But as more people choose this fanged creature as an ideal costume for Halloween, how can you know who to trust?

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The Elusive Octogenarian Teenager

Lilja Quinn

Is your spirit animal really an old person, or do you just like to think so?

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Senior Trip: Chicago

Natalie Sell

Views from the 2020 senior class’s trip to Chicago.
This newly introduced class trip opens the door for future classes to see the sights of Chicago and come together for their last school year with each other.

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The Greenhills China Trip 2019

Trinity Batts

More than a dozen students traveled to China over the summer.
The group traveled to three locations, Beijing, Dali, and Shanghai.
This trip provided an immersive opportunity to learn more about the language and culture of the country.

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The Secret Double Life of the Sheet Mask

Lilja Quinn

Are sheet masks just a form of skincare, or something a little more frightening?

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A View of the Pinery

Finn Klein

My overview on the beloved 10th grade class trip: The Pinery.

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Service in Junior Year

Kai Ruwende

Article explores the grade theme and explains its importance.
Mentions the various ways 11th grade plans to focus/has focused on service.

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Humans of Greenhills, 5th Edition

Frances Beedon

If your life was a movie, which would you want it to be? The students of Greenhills answer this, and other fiction themed questions in this edition of Humans of Greenhills.

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Summer Book Bucket List

Ari Mistry

Ultimate senior release/summer break to-read list compiled from GH student interviews. Special recommendation from an interview with Jan.

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The Race to Forensics States

Ari Mistry

History of the Greenhills forensics program and information about upcoming states tournament.

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Voodoo: Who Knew?

Lilja Quinn

Previews Voodoo’s annual sketch comedy show. A glimpse at some of the possible hilarity guaranteed to ensue

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Digital Detox

Chichi Ruwende

Details about GH’s 2nd Annual Social Media Blackout. Liza Ruggiero provides some insight on the creation and purpose of the Social Media Blackout

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Being Vegan with PlumSmart

Frances Beedon

Can you eat vegan with PlumSmart? Yes, but it’s not easy. I challenged myself to eat vegan for a week with PlumSmart, and the results were interesting.

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The *Second* Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Chichi Ruwende

Students share some of their favorite memories from past Spirit Weeks and student council breaks down the process behind spirit week.

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Pets of Greenhills

Ari Mistry

Greenhills students and faculty house a huge community of pets.
Interviews reveal the inside scoop on some of our favorites.

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