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The student news site of Fishers High School, Fishers, Indiana

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Reviewing the options for munching in the morning
Tanner Guillot, Reporter • September 26, 2023

Senior Lily Sharp smiles and laughs while being crowned homecoming queen. Looking out and supporting Sharp from the stands was Junior Larkyn Muth, who looked back on the night and said, “The game was super fun, my choir got to sing the national anthem and one of my best friends won homecoming queen,” Muth said. “It was just an overall fun night!” The Homecoming football game was on Sept. 22.
Partying in the endzone
Evie Briar and Madeleine DavisSeptember 26, 2023

The class of 2027 elects 7 freshmen for student government.
Fishers freshman lead the way
Elliot Haan, Reporter • September 19, 2023

    Every year when the freshman class comes in there are class officers and a class president elected. They can bring news ideas to the table...

Former President Trump’s pride in his mugshot causes potential for outside criticism of America as a whole.
Making a meme of U.S.
Malak Samara, Editor in Chief • September 19, 2023

    America’s image to the outside world is something that should be held to a certain set of standards. Otherwise, other countries could...

Members of the student section watch the football game. “As a spirit leader, my role is to keep the energy hype and positive no matter what the score is,” Baranovsky said. “We all want the same thing: to beat HSE. I always want to make sure that we are cheering loud and getting all the classes involved.” Fishers lost the game to HSE with a final score of 35-34 on Sept. 8, 2023.
One point to win
Emerson Elledge, Copy and Design Editor • September 13, 2023

New language test provides biliterate certificate and more

Most students chose to study Spanish, because Spanish classes are more applicable to their futures or they already speak Spanish. Photo by Carolina Puga Mendoza.

For the first time, the school district will administer the “Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency” assessment. Students will be given the chance to demonstrate their skills in the language they know best.
This nationwide test was designed by foreign language educators to test their ability to write, read, speak and listen to a second language.

“This a pilot year to test it out and see how it goes,” French teacher Dahnya Chop said. “Currently, we have one French student who is interested in doing it, several Spanish students and Sheri Dimos has English as a Second Language (ENL) students who speak a variety of languages.”

If the student reaches the highest score, he or she will gain six class credits worth three years of language, a cord for graduation and it will say on the brochure of graduation that the student is bilingual, proficient in more than one language, according to Chop.

This test gears towards seniors since the test assumes a high level of knowledge. However, some ENL students can take it earlier if they desire.

“For ENL students, they can do it earlier because they are more fluent in their language but for our students we don’t recommend them doing it until their senior year because they will be tested [and will need a certain] level to get the diploma so we don’t want them to waste their time and money,” Chop said.

To qualify, the test taker must have eight semesters of English and pass their sophomore ISTEP test. Register with your language instructor by Feb. 23 with a payment of $20. The official test will take place on April 18 on the computer.

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Carolina Puga Mendoza, Entertainment Editor
Hello! My name is Carolina Puga Mendoza, I'm from Nayarit, Mexico and moved to Indiana about five years ago. This is my third year as a staff member and first year as a section editor. I chose newspaper out of curiosity along with a bunch of other school activities and honestly I've fallen in love with N the Red. I'm highly excited about what this year will bring and look forward strengthening my weaknesses.

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