Irish Outlook

You betcha it will snow

Nathan Paumen

February 10, 2020

In the world right now, only 33% of  people have ever seen snow. In that 33% of people everyone has their own favorite activities to do. When it comes to snow in Minnesota, the snowmobilers are definitely the biggest fans of ...

Lending a Hand

Trinity Hughes

January 9, 2020

Hand in Hand, Heart to Heart Christmas time, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. All around the world, there are charities, communities, fundraisers, and group that love to give back for the holidays. Christmas time may ...

Presents or Paradise

Aiden Staloch

January 2, 2020

Gifts or Holiday Getaway Would you rather be sipping on a hot chocolate at home surrounded by gifts and a warm blanket, or drinking a piña colada on the beach? Many Maple Lake students debated if they would rather get prese...

Merry Music

Brooke Mergen

January 2, 2020

Getting in the Christmas spirit "Rocking Around the Christmas Tree", "Jingle Bells", and "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" are classic Christmas songs some people enjoy. But does everyone love Christmas songs? The teachers s...

Tree-mendous Traditions

Bryn Elsenpeter

January 2, 2020

Traditions bring tidings and joy Decorating the tree, cookie baking, gift wrapping, and spreading holiday cheer…all different ways to bring the family together and continue long-lasting traditions. Junior Dani Geyen said,...

Mysterious Merry Christmas

Emma Torblaa

January 2, 2020

Giving Out Presents With a Twist Although many people hate spending so much money on presents and toys, it is a different story during the holidays. Secret Santa allows people to give gifts in a sneaky way. People show kindnes...

Season of Giving

Anna Gendreau

January 2, 2020

It’s the Thought that Counts      What is the best present you have ever gotten? Was it really expensive or home made? For Junior Noah Beffel, it’s all about the money. “The best gift I've ever gotten was my new phon...

Shop Til You Drop

Jessica Kramer

January 2, 2020

Black Friday Brings Boxes and Bags of Gifts       50% off! Huge sale! During the season of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you have probably been seeing these signs all over. In 2019, 151 million customers participated in B...

Under the Mistletoe

Kate LaTour

January 2, 2020

A timeless Christmas tradition for sweethearts around the world Decorating a Christmas tree, drinking eggnog, opening gifts, secret santa parties, and making cookies. These timeless Christmas traditions make the holiday season s...

Passing the presents

Brooklyn Ernhart

January 2, 2020

White elephant double the fun dice game Sitting around the Christmas tree with the whole family, you shake the dice next, you hope for doubles. If you get them, it’s time to “steal” the gift from grandma.  The goal of ...

Festive feasts

Nathan Paumen

January 2, 2020

Pass the plate When it comes to Christmas there are many different kinds of food and treats people eat. "My dad makes homemade French fries every Christmas,’’ said Senior Grace Heying. Christmas is the most wonderful time of the ...

Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins

Olivia LaTour

January 2, 2020

The most magical movies of the year Elf, Rudolph, The Grinch, The Polar Express- merry movies fill this time of year. “My favorite Christmas movie character is cousin Eddie from Christmas Vacation because there’s a decent...

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