Rebellious Times

Prom 2019 a Great Success

Brendan Courter, Co-Editor

May 20, 2019

A lot can happen in three hours, especially on prom night. There’s much to remember, so here’s a recap of all that happened Saturday night. Let us begin with the most popular and suspenseful moment of prom, the election of prom king, queen, prince, and princess. Abrianna Johnson and Bradley Winston claimed the royal t...

The Showoff Between Congress and the Executive Branch: The Basic Facts

The Showoff Between Congress and the Executive Branch: The Basic Facts

May 20, 2019

On the left is President Donald Trump. Right is House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler. All o...

Deepest Dive and Plastic Found

Deepest Dive and Plastic Found

May 20, 2019

This month, the deepest dive into the Mariana trench occurred. The dive took over over four hours long....

2019 Spring Band Concert

Hugh Smith, Writer

May 20, 2019

On May 17th, the sixth grade, seventh and eighth grade, high school, percussion ensemble, and the after-school concert band will all be performing in the gym for the annual Spring Concert. Also happening on that day will be the Spring Awards Dinner for people that have put much effort into this year. The band teacher, Ama...

Future of the I-Learn Test

Hugh Smith, Writer

May 9, 2019

I-learn is another standardized test that the state has adopted to show formative assessment in the classrooms. Just last week, sophomore re-testers took the I-step while the biology course in I-learn will start in the high-school this week. All students are required by law to take it as a part of the No Child Left Behind Act...

Indiana’s Drug Problem

Brendan Courter, Co-Editor

May 9, 2019

In recent years, Indiana’s plight with drugs—especially opioids—has become more prevalent. Opioid addiction in the state has led to hundreds of fatal overdoses as well as the wide transmission of bloodborne diseases. Since 1999, opioid related overdoses in Indiana have been rising with no sign of stopping (National Inst...

The Mueller Report: Trump was Bordering on the Line of Being Criminal

The Mueller Report: Trump was Bordering on the Line of Being Criminal

April 26, 2019

Trump’s claim of total exoneration is incredibly arrogant. Barr’s saying there was no collusion a...

Senior Calendar

Brendan Courter, Co-Editor

April 26, 2019

The end of the year is a busy time for students, especially for seniors. Here’s a list of important events between now and graduation to keep Southwestern’s seniors on track. Senior Skip Day: Monday, April 29 It is a tradition for seniors to all skip one day of school together before the end of the year. However, t...

Social Studies Team Going to State

Hugh Smith, Writer

April 26, 2019

This year, the social studies academic team is going to the state finals in Purdue and will happen on Saturday, May 4. This will be the third time that this group has gone to the state finals. The first time was back in 2007, and Mrs. Risk was in charge of it back then. 2015 was the first time that Mrs. Mathews was in charge...

Bilingual Benefits

Bilingual Benefits

April 22, 2019

¿Hablas español? Parlez-vous français? Sprichst du Deutsch? If you answered yes in Spanish, German...

The Austin Early College Academy

Brendan Courter, Co-Editor

April 22, 2019

Sophomores entering their junior year can choose to enroll at a variety of college courses offered through Ivy Tech at Austin High School. What is the Austin Early College Academy? This academy allows students to take a predetermined set of dual credit courses that would grant them an associate’s degree upon graduation in addit...

Earth Day 2019

Earth Day 2019

April 17, 2019

Like every year, Earth Day has come and gone and this year's event had a much bigger stand than others...

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