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Diary of an Online Learner

by V. Zepeda Being an online learner for a long period of time or even temporarily is quite a change from actually being in a classroom. There are several students who are going through this experience right now for one reason or another, but few people actually know what it is like. Unless you personally have experienced it, you do …

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November Yearbook Sales

by T. Jansma What is better than spending time with family and friends during Thanksgiving? Doing it with a yearbook! If that is your dream, you are in luck! The Sibley-Ocheyedan High School Publications Staff will be selling the 2020 – 2021 yearbook in the high school commons during all three lunch sections starting November 17 and continuing until November …

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Yearbook Sales Have Begun!

by M. Roelfs You can now order this year’s yearbook! In this yearbook, the memories you will never forget are captured from the ongoing 2020-2021 school season. The Publication’s class is working really hard to make this yearbook the best one yet while taking precautions when it comes to Covid-19. The class has already started to sell yearbooks and will …

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Large Group Speech District Results 2020

by T. Jansma Saturday, January 25, 2020, the Sibley – Ocheyedan Large Group Speech Team traveled to Spencer, Iowa, to compete in their district competition. Of the ten teams who performed, two groups (reader’s theater and ensemble acting) received a 1 rating from their respective judges. This rating qualifies the  group to go on to the state finals speech competition …

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Physics Olympics

by F. Carda On Monday, January 6, 2020, Mr. Mike Wedge’s Physics Class started their Physics Olympics. The Physics Olympics consists of different events focused around the science of physics. Due to the number of students in his class, he was unable to host the Physics Olympics since the year of 2015. Mr. Wedge was anxious about this year’s Physics …

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S-O FFA is Always Busy

by L. Behles FFA is always busy. As the first semester passed, so do things like FFA Fruit Sales, and so many more events. As a new semester arrives, so does many more events and activities. The first part of the school year is always busy for the FFA chapter. From the freshman getting their jackets to the aforementioned fruit …

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S-O Jazz Band

by A. Leusink The S- O Jazz Band will travel to Estherville on January 24, 2020, to participate in the ILCC Jazz Band Contest. The jazz band is playing three songs this year that include: “Alianza” by Erik Morales, “Out of the Doghouse” by Erik Morales, and “A Quiet Heart” by Pete McGuinness. Last year the jazz band placed in …

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Band Trip Preview

by P. Hout The Sibley – Ocheydan Band will be going on their band trip this year. The dates are set for July 19, 2020, through July 24, 2020. The destination for this trip is Boston, Massachusetts. This trip happens every four years and allows band students – from freshmen to seniors – to visit a location and be able …

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Why do people make New Year’s Resolutions?

by K. Hayden It is the beginning of the new year and new decade, which means people are probably planning their New Year’s resolutions. People typically do this as part of their enlightened “new year, new me” phase. Often times, these year-long promises don’t last longer than a month, even a week for some less dedicated or overly busy people. …