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Careers at the clinic
Careers at the clinic
Angel Zheng, News writer • September 19, 2022

On October 11, there will be a Mayo Clinic Health Career Fair.  It is a full-day event and people who are attending will be excused from...

Students use their time to catch up on assignments
WINning time
Grace Miller, Editor-in-chief • September 9, 2022

What I Need time, abbreviated to WIN time, has begun this week again. WIN time is a weekly opportunity for students to receive one-on-one help...

Idris Elba is forced to face the lions in his new film, Beast.
Unleashing your inner Beast
Tristin Qualey, Special projects editor • September 28, 2022

Despite “King of the Jungle” being an incorrect, vaguely elitist misnomer for lions, it would be inappropriate to reduce the animals to nothing more than their Disney-fied,...

A bold blue-and-red font represents the action within Thor: Love and Thunder well.
Thor: Love and Thunder
Charles Fick, A&E writer • September 21, 2022

Thor is a character with a dynamic history in Marvel. His story is filled with love, loss, and sacrifice. Thor: Love and Thunder is a perfect microcosm of his experiences. Thor:...

Mrs. Winget, one of the Humanities teachers, gives a lesson on Egypt to the room of attentive students
A walk(ing taco) in the park
Sara Auger, News editor • September 28, 2022

On Saturday, October 1st, from 3-6 p.m. at John Burch Park, the Cannon Falls High School Humanities class will be serving walking tacos as a fundraiser for their upcoming...

Leadership day attendees pose for a picture in their FFA garb.
A day of development
Lauren Ritz, Editor-in-chief • September 23, 2022

For high school students aspiring to pursue a career in agriculture, FFA is the activity to join. As the name implies, Future Farmers of America caters to budding farmers...

Teaching staff are wanted nationwide for various positions and school administrators struggle to find qualified candidates.
As teacher shortages soar, schools pay the price
Grace Miller, Editor-in-chief • September 28, 2022

A shortage of teachers is sweeping the nation and is becoming more prevalent than ever. According to AP News, there are over 350,000 vacant public school staff positions....

On the left Angel Zheng receives a check from Twins pitcher while on the right Lauren Ritz holds a brochure for the National Merit Scholar Program.
Above and beyond
Maddie Becker, Features editor • September 23, 2022

The National Merit Scholarship is an honor that very few students In the United States can receive. The scholarship program recognizes and provides financial aid to only the...

The volleyball team is in action during this years season
Captains of the court
Kallie Johnson, Sports writer • September 27, 2022

In 2021, the Cannon Falls Bombers volleyball team set a goal to win their section championship and go to the state tournament for the first time in the school’s history....

Senior Cora Park goes in for the kick
Kicking off the year
Anna Ritz, Sports writer • September 19, 2022

The 2022 girl’s soccer season has begun and is kicking off into full swing. This year the varsity team for the Bombers is very small and young. Senior captain Cora Park...

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...

Teacher Shortage
Teacher Shortage
September 28, 2022

Aurora 2022
Aurora 2022
Anna Dubbels and Nathan Baszuro June 2, 2022

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Ava Hernke looks for an open pass down the field.
Stepping it up
Taylor Johnson, Photographer • September 30, 2022

Falon Hepola sets the ball to her teammate for a kill.
Setting up for success
Nathan Baszuro, Media editor in chief • September 19, 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

Many kids can relate the new school struggles in Okay for Now.
Okay For Now
Amy Fick, Torch writer • September 30, 2022

Walking into a brand new school can be a terrifying concept for many students....

Kenny Blackwood must battle a variety of adversaries in the Sword of Kuromori.
The Sword of Kuromori
Wyatt Nelson, Torch writer • September 19, 2022

The Sword of Kuromori is a remarkable story about a boy who just got on a plane...

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...