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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

“Kony 2012″ sparks opposing views among teens

After the release of “Kony 2012” by Invisible Children, an uprising of awareness among teens gave way to involvement from students. Posters were hung in hallways throughout the school and more students began encouraging peers to take action and make pledges for the cause. Others, however, believe that support is unnecessary.

According to their website, the goal of Invisible Children is “to end the use of child soldiers in Joseph Kony’s rebel war and restore Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)-affected communities in Central Africa to peace and prosperity.” On Monday March 5, 2012, the group released their video to YouTube and that same day the video began to spread virally. As of March 17, the video has received over 81 million views.

Among the students attempting to raise awareness is junior Sydney Wesley. Her interest in the campaign started when she saw how the video was trending worldwide on Twitter, so she decided to watch the thirty-minute video.

“I was stunned because most people don’t think of the severe ways that people die or even child soldiers,” said Wesley. “And just to think that these kids were forced into being soldiers, [Kony] scared them by making them watch their loved ones die.”

The same night that Wesley watched the video, she stayed up and crafted posters that she then hung up around the school the next day to inform other students. These posters were taken down because they did not go through the appropriate approval process, but later, more posters were hung that had been approved.

Wesley will also be participating in “Cover the Night” at midnight on April 20. This event will be taking place in several locations throughout Indiana. According to Wesley, that night she will meet others in support of the Stop Kony 2012 campaign and “cover” Indiana with posters and stickers to raise awareness.

For junior Eric Need, he is not in support of the campaign because he found it hard to trust. The fact that it became popular through a video made by the campaign leader and there was no other major support caused Need’s suspicions to rise. He is avoiding watching the video because he sees it as a form of propaganda.

“I think the posters don’t really show the story, so they don’t really help [the cause],” said Need. “Not all of the students are well informed, but I think people have good intentions but don’t always know the whole story.”

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“Kony 2012″ sparks opposing views among teens