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A little girl watches the pendulum of an ornate grandfather clock.
An Obituary for Time
Kristin Cowden, Writer • May 7, 2021

If time were not as cruel, And life was not as fast, I'd stop time all together, and cherish our moments at last. If my tears could...

Senior Dom Monacelli researches and studies his chess moves in Independent Study.
Class Profile: Independent Study
Alessandro Romero, Writer

There is a rare learning opportunity in Dakota High School that should be more well-known: Independent study. What is Independent Study?...

Cougars Cruise Carefully
Cougars Cruise Carefully
Lexi Kincaid, Managing Editor • May 6, 2021
Everything to Know About Ben Viviano: Vice President Candidate for the Class of 2023
Kristin Cowden, Writer • May 3, 2021

As we know, voting for Dakota’s student council is up and coming. However, just how much do we know about the candidates as leaders or as people? Here is everything you need to know about just one of the candidates for...

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Chippewa Valleys Student Advisory Committee
Chippewa Valleys Student Advisory Committee
Madeline Kraemer, Editor-in-Chief • April 15, 2021

Chippewa Valley’s Student Advisory Committee 2020 has been such a stressful and confusing year for all of us due to the pandemic. From the quarantine, to hybrid school, to a hot political climate, this past year has...

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Apple Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021!
Apple Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021!
Kai Lin Hansbrough March 19, 2021

For woman’s history month this year, Apple has decided to celebrate the social, economic, political, and cultural achievements of women by women featuring stories and highlights to honor powerful female voices in the App...

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Teachers & Vaccines
Kai Lin Hansbrough March 5, 2021

 Covid vaccines are now available to teachers. With that being said, I asked 10 teachers if they have been vaccinated, what was their main purpose for being vaccinated, and if they feel guilty having the vaccine knowing...

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Johnson and Johnson Covid vaccine
Kai Lin Hansbrough February 26, 2021

Two Covid vaccines have been approved so far, and there may be three that are approved by the end of today, Friday, February 26th, 2021. Today there will be a meeting held by the Washington— US Food and Drug Administration...

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New Upcoming Movies 2021
New Upcoming Movies 2021
Alexa Profka, Writer • April 30, 2021

Just like books, many people have a special place in their heart that is reserved specifically for movies and TV shows. But, as much as we love...

Kendrick Lamar Releasing A New Album In 2021?
Kai Lin Hansbrough April 23, 2021

     Rumor has it, 33 year old African American rapper, songwriter, and record producer Kendrick Lamar who has been regarded to as “One...

Cemetery Snow - Photo Series
Cemetery Snow - Photo Series
Katie Kraemer, Writer • April 1, 2021

Many of my posts during my time at The Planet have been photo albums, this year with COVID, I didn’t get my usual opportunities for photos...

March Reading Month
March Reading Month
Alexa Profka, Writer • April 1, 2021
Who is the Strongest Avenger?
Who is the Strongest Avenger?
Katie Kraemer, Writer • March 31, 2021
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