Author: Ethan Grammer

Movie Review ~ Overcooked

By Ethan Grammer & Andrew Rolland Overcooked is a multiplayer dinner rush type of game with basic controls and simplistic design that could capture anyone’s attention. There is a diverse cast of different playable characters and a plethora of different stages. The food ranges from soup all the way to a Christmas Dinner. Being a dinner rush game, you have to correctly deliver an order to gain money; the money is gained at a default amount. Although, if you turn an order in early and correctly, you can get a tip. The money you have will calculate your score at the end of the level. To get to the next level, the game requires you to have a certain amount of stars from previous levels, this means you need to get the basic gist of the controls. There are multiple types of obstacles ranging from earthquakes to cooking in moving cars. Overcooked is available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. It is $17-20 depending on the console. We give it a score of 8 out of...

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5 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Compiled By Ethan Grammer and Andrew Rolland Halloween is tomorrow and if you’re still undecided on what costume to wear, here is a list of five easy and inexpensive ideas. 1. Are you an enthusiast of YouTube? Get a toilet paper tube, write ‘YOU’ on the tube then voilà you’re now YouTube. Or you could make a poster board size tube and create a larger visual effect. 2. Are you a fan of Jason Bourne in the “Bourne Identity”? A simple idea would be to buy some “Hello my name is” stickers and write different names on those stickers and you will be an identity thief! 3. Is there anyone more fashionable than Nickelback? For the low price of a few nickels you can be him. Just take five nickels, clear tape and put them on your shirt back. Now your ‘Nickelback.’ 4. Texting is one of the most popular things to do today, so why not turn into your favorite emoji? Just print out several emojis that you like and tape them on a black shirt. Then, you are emoji man/woman. 5. Do you like the Black-Eyed Peas? You could simply cut out construction paper into a “P” and paste it on a white shirt. Then, you grab a black marker and circle one of your eyes with it, then you’re officially a Black-Eyed Pea. So those are...

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Students Exhibit ‘Of Mice And Men’ Gallery Walk

By Ethan Grammer & Andrew Rolland Over the past week, the Pre-AP Reading class has worked on posters for “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck. A gallery walk took place on October 2 to show off the class created posters and students explained what they liked or learned about each project. “I was surprised by the outcome of this project, especially what the students came up with for ideas.” eighth grade reading teacher Kim Iske said. The requirements of this project included having to choose one of 10 topics and then explain about the topic through colors and...

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