Orbiter meets Destiny Willoughby

“My dad gave out a bike to a homeless person. He felt like he needed to give to be nice…He just wants to make sure everyone’s happy.” Freshman Destiny Willoughby has a hidden family secret: her dad is Streetsboro’s “Bike Doctor.” She said, “He just started like a few months ago, but he’s sold over […]

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Streetsboro Trainer Gets Involved

Rocket athletic trainer Staci Bohannon makes students a priority. “I feel like Staci puts us first, not even in terms of health, either,” said junior Derek Hamper. “Before practice even begins, she is always like ‘Hey, what’s up guys?’ She’s very interactive with us.” Bohannon is different than other trainers Streetsboro has had, said junior […]

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School community moves forward, stronger, in light of threats

Tension was rising among Streetsboro students and the community the week of February 18-24, due to the Parkland shooting in Florida, and the 13 year-old, middle-school male who shot himself in Jackson, Ohio. After these events, two separate reports were provided on the Safe Schools Anonymous Tip Line on February 21. One report said a […]

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To wear a bandana

To memorialize senior AJ Simon, who died in August, the junior class sold bandanas at lunch and home football games for $5. The baby blue bandanas represent Simon with his name and a lion, which was his favorite animal. “Baby blue was his favorite color,” said Bianca Mella, junior class president. The initial sale of […]

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Simon honored by school and students

At the inaugural football game August 25, Simon’s school family, the SHS Marching Rockets, played their traditional number, “The Horse.” Following the infamous drum break, which highlights the percussion section, senior Antonio-Jared Simon had been a part of for seven years, and was supposed to lead his senior year, they cut to silence. Each band […]

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Students take to new African American literature class

African American literature, a new, senior-level class taught by Principal James Hogue and Megan McCaffrey, meets seventh period in McCaffrey’s room to read, listen and learn. Three of the students —  all of whom are hand-picked by Hogue — — agree this class requires commitment. To Jared Perdue, Ravleen Ingle and Siv Street, the class […]

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Big Baller Brand

The Ball family has made quite a name for themselves this past year. Most people have recognized them for their basketball skills. There is Lamelo, who is 16 and plays at Chino Hills High school in California. Then there is Liangelo, who is 18 and was recently recruited to play for UCLA. Last is Lonzo, […]

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Girls soccer scores first PTC title

With a record of 12-1-3, the Lady Rockets soccer team has won the PTC title and broken the record for goals against per game, and the most goals, wins, and assists in a season. Head Coach Ryan Willard said in his first six years of coaching, he never thought winning the PTC was a reality, […]

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Behind the curtain of “Wizard”

They say every family has drama. But for this family, drama is what brought them together in the first place. The cast of Streetsboro Theatre’s “The Wizard of Oz” is  busy preparing for its April 28 and 29 performances in the new auditorium. But because the audience only gets to see the final product, they […]

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Juniors and seniors inducted into NHS

Juniors and seniors had the ‘honor’ of being inducted into the National Honors Society in the new school auditorium. National Honors Society is an organization that gathers and recognizes students who contribute to their community. It highlight students who go above and beyond in supporting their city, school and the people around them. Students apply […]

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