The Prowler

Principal Allen Leonard sits at his desk with “Gang Leader for a Day” by Sudhir Venkatesh. The book goes through a sociological study focused on the function of Chicago street gangs within the urban poor societies.

Panther Reads

Joslyn Weber, Staff Writer
May 23, 2021
Varsity sideline, competition, and basketball cheer coach Kristie Hayward read “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah. The fiction novel illustrates the life of a woman living in the Great Plains and struggling to take care of her two children during the Great Depression.

Panther Reads

Caroline Hubbard, News Editor
May 10, 2021
U.S. history and AP government teacher Diane Ruane read “Simple Justice” by Richard Kluger as part of an American law class in college. “Simple Justice” takes a look at Brown v. Board of Education’s decision to desegregate schools and the events and people played a part in their decision.

Panther Reads

Joslyn Weber, Staff Writer
April 24, 2021
Assistant principal and athletic director Shane Ratliff has read “Energy Bus” by Jon Gordon. The book reveals 10 rules for leading a better life.

Panther Reads

Cetera Plagmann, Staff Writer
April 3, 2021
Parking lot attendant Fred Harrington has long enjoyed “Rickenbacker: An Autobiography.” Harrington enjoys this book as his father was personally acquainted with the author, an ace pilot during World War I.

Panther Reads

Emily Hawkins, Staff Writer
March 20, 2021
Media specialist Rick Wright is currently reading Hellen Keller’s autobiography, “The Story of My Life.”  The book details the events of her early life and her accomplishments.

Panther Reads

Caroline Hubbard, News Editor
March 8, 2021
Adeline Harper recommends Mozart’s “Sinfonia Concertante” in E flat major, a piece of classical music that Harper enjoys for its expressive melody and string solos.

Panther Tracks

Emily Hawkins, Staff Writer
February 26, 2021
French teacher Jill Snelgrove read “The Nightingale” by Kristian Hannah. The realistic-fiction book is the story of two sisters in France during World War II.

Panther Reads

Caroline Hubbard, News Editor
February 13, 2021
Administrative intern and Starr’s Mill alumnae Christina Rufenacht’s current favorite book is “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho. The book highlights the importance of the process of change and sticking with the pursuit of your dreams.

Panther Reads

Joslyn Weber, Staff Writer
January 30, 2021
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