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Inducting the inductees
Inducting the inductees
Grace Miller, News editors • May 25, 2022

On Wednesday, May 25, at 7:00 p.m., the Cannon Falls chapter of the Minnesota Honor Society (MHS) will have their induction ceremony for new...

There are a variety of displays in downtown Cannon Falls.
Spring Art Show
Lauren Ritz, Editor-in-chief • May 12, 2022

Over the course of the past school year, CFHS students have created a large body of artwork; their pieces ranging a wide variety of mediums,...

Netflixs Senior Year features cheerleaders with green bows aplenty.
Falling Flat
Tristin Qualey, A&E editor • June 2, 2022

Making a crash on Netflix, Senior Year combines nostalgic comedy, tried tropes, and a unique twist to create an agonizingly average tribute to high school films; despite ambitious...

Oscar Isaac plays Steven Grant-turned Moon Knight in the new Disney show.
Under a full moon
Charles Fick, A&E writer • May 31, 2022

“Summon the suit!” Steven Grant falls to his seemingly inevitable doom. He lands on the ground, expecting to die, but instead lands on his feet in a white, smooth suit...

The Cannon Falls High School building will open early next fall.
Entering class early
Grace Miller, News editor • June 3, 2022

At the late-March meeting of the Cannon Falls School Board, they approved the school-year calendar for next year, including a two-week early start to the year and a two-week...

CFHS choir members sing their hearts out at the last concert of the year.
A choral conclusion
Sara Auger, Torch editor • June 3, 2022

On May 18th, the 9th-12th grade concert choir slipped on their robes for one final concert this year. However, this concert held more weight than the previous ones had. After...

The participating scouts are, from left to right, Thorfin Lundell, Mitchell Hoffman, Liam Dewanz, and Mateo Hildalgo.
Take a seat
Mitch Hoffman, Features writer • June 3, 2022

Unbeknownst to most students of Cannon Falls High School, Boy Scout Troop 39 has seen a larger than usual influx in new recruits recently. With new Scouts comes more excitement...

From left to right, the teachers leaving CFHS are Riley Buchheit, Anne Anderson, Bucky Lindow, Sue Franke-Clark, and Samantha Thurman.
A warm farewell
Tiera Meyer, Features editor • June 1, 2022

After years of hard work and dedication, Cannon Falls High School bids farewell to some of its cherished teachers. The staff leaving include Sue Franke-Clark, Bucky Lindow,...

Junior CFHS softball player Abby Meyers warms up for the game.
Last up to bat
Kyra Schoenfelder, Sports editor • June 3, 2022

As the ball crosses the plate and lands firmly into the catcher’s mitt, the ump shouts, “Strike!” Abby Breuer, the starting pitcher for the Cannon Falls softball team,...

Matthew Giese takes a throw from the infield in a recent game at John Burch Park.
One base after another
Kyra Schoenfelder, Sports editor • May 31, 2022

The Cannon Falls baseball team has finished their regular season with a record of 11-8, allowing them to obtain the number two seed in the West Sub-Section of Section 1AA....

Books are coming off of library shelves as banning controversy sweeps the nation.
Writing the truth
Hannah Hjellming, Features editor • May 5, 2022

In literature classes being taught across the country, it is hard not to notice the complete lack of diversity being presented to the young and malleable minds of future generations....

For those like writer Elayna Sherer, every day starts with two pills.
Did you take your pills?
Elayna Sherer, Guest contributor • February 8, 2022

Every morning I take two pills, one for my ADHD and one for my anxiety. Somehow the whole school knows. So from every step I take to every word I say, I’m still the girl...

Ms Klapperich stands in front of many of the artifacts she has gathered in her classroom throughout the years
Fun facts about artifacts
Emi Nelson June 3, 2022

  Mrs. Klapperich has a lot of artifacts to teach about. All these special artifacts have a story with a special meaning. Why shall one teacher have all these...

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Coach Langfeldt congratulates the runners after Madison Burr hits a three-run home run.
Catching the win
Nathan Baszuro, Media editor in chief • May 31, 2022

Sue Frankes 40 year career was celebrated with a bittersweet last concert.
A musical farewell
Anna Dubbels, Editor in chief • May 23, 2022

Grand March 2022
Grand March 2022
Bowen Maki and Bianca Caputo May 19, 2022

New year, new us
New year, new us
Bianca Caputo, Special Projects editor • January 11, 2022

Share my Story - Bianca Caputo
Share my Story - Bianca Caputo
June 3, 2022

Fifth grade welcome
Fifth grade welcome
Kendall Lawless, Amy Fick, and Marilyn Mausolf June 2, 2022

Justice confused
Justice confused
Lydia Pedersen, Graphics staff • December 15, 2021

An aerial view inside the history museum
A step back in time
Amy Fick, Torch writer • June 3, 2022

On June 2nd, 2022, the sixth grade went on a field trip to the Minnesota History...

Shine a light on summer reading
Shine a light on summer reading
Amy Fick, Torch Writer • June 3, 2022

When students come to school for the first week after summer break, they’re...

The transition to high school can be a very stressful time for students.
Switching schools
Cara Erickson and Hilari Palodichuk June 3, 2022

Leaving middle school may be viewed in different ways for 8th graders. Some...