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Check out the spring play auditions!
Audition for Anne
Auditions for the spring play, Anne of Green Gables, will happen on March 5.
Sara Auger, News editor • February 27, 2024
The whole Cannon Falls Speech team posed at the Cannon Falls tournament.
Early season success
With the first half of the invitational season done, the Cannon Falls Speech team is working on finalizing their speeches.
Grace Miller, Editor-in-chief • February 25, 2024
Senior Angel Zheng and her date are ready for a dancing, food, and sick beats.
Dance the night away
The high school winter formal was a hit and included some special raffle prizes.
Danika Smith, News writer • February 20, 2024
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Madison Burr committed to SDSU to continue her volleyball career.
A major commitment
Senior Madison Burr committed to SDSU to further her volleyball career.
Anna Ritz, Sports editor • February 23, 2024
The shot clock counts down as the offense attempts to shoot.
Shooting for the stars (in under 35 seconds)
The introduction of the shot clock into high school basketball has made many changes to the game, most of which are positive.
Anna Ritz, Sports editor • February 13, 2024
Heather Loeschke teaches her classes all about history and government.
Lessons from a reporter
In November, Jonah Kaplan came to CFHS' AP U.S. Government class and taught about the Holocaust and the rise of antisemitism.
Emily Breland, Features writer • February 16, 2024
There are many components that make up agriculture, including traditional crop and livestock farming, as well as aquaculture, biotechnologies, and cultivation of natural resources.
Young agriculturalists change the world
Agriculture is at an intersection between rapid technological development and increasing difficulty to break into the industry. Luckily, young people hold the key to a prosperous future.
Grace Miller, Editor-in-chief • December 26, 2023
Piper OGorman gazes longingly into the screen with some artistic elements done by Grace Parks.
Put it down!
People must be conscious of the effects screens have on our health.
Piper O'Gorman, Features writer • December 5, 2023
Room
Room
Room provides insight into a child's perspective on human trafficking.
Amy Fick, A&E writer • February 27, 2024
Two sisters search for each other in a futuristic world.
The Ones We're Meant to Find
The Ones We're Meant to Find is a futuristic look into family dynamics.
Madeline Olson, Torch editor • February 20, 2024
Aurora 23
Aurora 23
Each year the Lantern staff produces an arts and literature magazine, featuring work by CFHS students
June 23, 2023
Eleanor (Angel Zheng) conspires with Minerva (Minette Ammerman) and has her write her Great Gatsby paper.
"Robots, comedy, and chaos" (written by Chat GPT)
Bowen Maki, Media Editor in Chief • January 29, 2024
The Bombers push through to reach their goal.
Banking on the Bombers
Dawson Sanford and Torin Strecker December 19, 2023
Innovating for impact
Innovating for impact
The Gemini Corporation has made an impressive donation to Cannon Falls Schools to fund a lab dedicated to exploration of creativity and innovation in the areas of STEM.
Gavin Harrington and Piper O'Gorman December 23, 2023
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Fall sports highlights
Fall sports highlights
Bowen Maki, Media Editor-in-chief • December 5, 2023

Whats the point?
What's the point?
Kalie Campbell Moline, Arts and Lit Magazine editor • December 4, 2023

Bewitched by Laufey
Bewitched by Laufey
Today Gavin Harrington and Kalie Campbell-Moline discuss three songs from the album, Bewitched.
Gavin Harrington and Kalie Campbell-Moline February 5, 2024
Taylor Swift captivated stadiums during her Eras tour, and again captured the attention of audiences at Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour.
The Eras Tour
Gavin Harrington, Grace Miller, and Emily Breland break down the Taylor Swift tour for their audience
January 26, 2024
The middle school girls basketball team grapples for the ball.
Centering around success
The sixth grade girls' basketball team is making loads of improvement throughout the season.
Lola Winchell, Torch writer • February 28, 2024
Artwork by Kalie Campbell-Moline, Evelyn Nelson, Piper OGorman,
Black History Month in rural America
CFMS 6th grade students combine with Independent art students to highlight the accomplishments of 24 heroic African Americans.
Estelle Kelly and Amy Fick February 27, 2024
Persisting through tough losses
Persisting through tough losses
Middle school girls' basketball has had a rough season so far, but the young players are pushing through and showing improvement.
Eleanor Montgomery, Torch writer • February 26, 2024
Take the Harry Potter poll
Take the Harry Potter poll
Identify which Harry Potter house you belong to
Anya Nygaard, Torch writer • January 31, 2024
Math team members:  front row, Lola Winchell; Row 2, Gabriel Bauch, Brekken Ayres, Kayla Kiffmeyer, Alison Hernandez Lopez, Madelyn Thompson, Elliot Iverson; Row 3, Van Webb, Henry Flodeen, Jacob Olson, Anya Nygaard; Row 4, Oscar McManus, Calvin Elias, Axel Lundell, Amy Fick, Henry Nygaard
MS Math racks up strong numbers
The Middle School Math Team finished the regular season competition in second place.
Elliot Iverson, Torch writer • January 30, 2024
Eleanor (Angel Zheng) dodges blame over the future situation.
One act of AI lessons
The One Act play is a great opportunity for students to compete in a theatrical setting.
Hades Kammerude, Torch writer • January 26, 2024