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ROUGH TERRAIN Beck races on a hilly and rocky course on his mountain bike. “I like longer courses because of the terrain and how it’s not just the same thing over and over,” Beck said. “On these courses, it’s about navigating the hills and maintaining a good pace because the course is so long.”

Tour de Beck

Lauren Ye '26, School staff December 7, 2023

In high school, students often find themselves searching for a way to relax or let loose outside of the academic environment. For most kids, this means sports like basketball, soccer, and more, many of...

Curtain call

Curtain call

Mira Jayaraman '26, School staff December 7, 2023

As the curtains part, casting a warm glow on their face, surrounded by familiar faces in the audience, Dash Mangrulkar '24 braces for the bittersweet moment of their final school musical performance. This...

Taking flight towards Ireland

Taking flight towards Ireland

Mira Jayaraman '26, School staff December 7, 2023

The rolling green hills of Ireland will soon replace the busy hallways of Greenhills for August Casteel ‘26, as she travels abroad to experience something she hasn’t done before. “I’ve never...

Sophomore takes on 20 hikes through nine states,

Sophomore takes on 20 hikes through nine states,

Izzy Baru '25, School editor December 7, 2023

Wind whips at your hair as you hike up the steep winding trail. Your backpack feels as though it has gained an extra five pounds and you feel the back of your neck starting to burn from lack of sunscreen....

A deep dive

A deep dive

Dhruv Nallamothu '25, Managing Editor, Online December 7, 2023

Imagine the fresh feeling rushing through your body as you plunge into the cold water. Diving deep, you reach the point where most people have to turn back, but not you. You get to dive deeper, exploring...

Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

Aoife Tang '26, Lifestyles staff December 7, 2023

The heavy scent of chlorine and unease lingered in the air, as the swimmers awaited on the diving board for that one particular sound. A slow crescendoing symphony of racing hearts and deep breaths, conducted...

Festive foods with a twist

Bella Young '24, Lifestyles Editor December 7, 2023

Festive holidays bring people together, creating a perfect atmosphere for the joyous union of traditional and creatively altered dishes. Whether it's the warmth of Christmas, the vibrancy of Chinese New...

Sophomore takes on 20 hikes through nine states

Sophomore takes on 20 hikes through nine states

Izzy Baru '25, School editor December 7, 2023

Wind whips at your hair as you hike up the steep winding trail. Your backpack feels as though it has gained an extra five pounds and you feel the back of your neck starting to burn from lack of sunscreen....

Poking holes in the sky

Poking holes in the sky

Anjan Singer '24, Editor in Chief December 7, 2023

As the sun rose over the tarmac a young Deano Smith heard a whoosh, looked up and saw exactly where he wanted to be. “We [lived] literally right on the approach path,” said Smith. “You just look...

Knock! Knock! Ava Enlgesbe ‘24 prepares to trick-or-treat with her sister, Mia Englesbe ‘22, in Ann Arbor Hills during the early 2010s.

Where the wild things are

Bella Young '24, Lifestyles Editor October 31, 2023

With Halloween here, adults and kids alike are on the hunt for the ultimate trick-or-treating spots. Finding which neighborhoods have the biggest candy bars and the best decorations takes experience, and...

Forget door to door, some trick-or-treating goes from trunk-to-trunk

Forget door to door, some trick-or-treating goes from trunk-to-trunk

Ella Song '25, Lifestyles staff October 31, 2023

As the leaves start to fall, the temperature starts to drop, and the days shorten, communities start to welcome back a long-awaited tradition: Trunk-or-Treating. This event is known differently to each...

Students craft Halloween costumes through DIY

Arya Prabhakar '26, School staff October 31, 2023

With Halloween here, students are ready to show off their crafty and spooky sides. While store-bought costumes are always an option, some students choose to embrace their creativity and make their own...

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