The student-run online newspaper for Starr's Mill High School

The Prowler

The student-run online newspaper for Starr's Mill High School

The Prowler

The student-run online newspaper for Starr's Mill High School

The Prowler

Joslyn Weber

Joslyn Weber, Editor

Senior Joslyn Weber is a three-year member of The Prowler staff. She is an editor.

All content by Joslyn Weber
Album cover for Harry Styles third studio album, “Harry’s House.” The album promotes the freedom of creativity in the music industry through tone shifts and the introduction of brand-new musical elements.

Music must change

May 24, 2022
Promotional poster for Marvel Studios’ latest miniseries, “Moon Knight.” Listen to Editor Joslyn Weber and Staff Writer Addie Ellison discuss the final episode and their thoughts on how “Moon Knight” will impact Marvel’s storyline going forward.

About last knight

May 10, 2022
Psychiatric restraints meant to bound patients. In the season finale episode of “Moon Knight,” fans get an overview of the gods relationships with their avatars as well as a sneak peek of the third alter in a very special end-credits scene.

Episode 6

May 7, 2022
Statue of the Egyptian god of the Nile, Sobek. Episode four of “Moon Knight” focused on Layla’s past life and her relationship with Marc and Steven, as well as including a mind-bending twist at the end.

Episode 4

April 22, 2022
Promotional poster for the annual senior one-act plays. The drama department presented five shows directed by their seven seniors. “Senior shows just give all of our seniors the opportunity to kind of explore directing and move on from being in these high school productions into what it would be like in the professional world and kind of owning up to that leadership,” senior Morgan Burgess said.

SOAPS make a splash!

April 18, 2022
Marvel Studios’ poster for episode two featuring the golden scarab. The golden scarab was an underlying theme throughout the episode and was revealed to play a huge part in both Harrow’s and Khonshu’s overall plan involving the search for Ammit’s tomb.

Episode 2

April 9, 2022

Coach’s Corner

March 30, 2022
Around the Mill

Around the Mill

March 23, 2022
Nutrition and food science pathways teacher Adriah Williams is currently reading “How the Word is Passed” by Clint Smith. The book takes an insider look at how the topic of slavery is dealt with in everyday life and brings to light the essential role that slavery has played in the history of the United States.

Panther Reads

February 25, 2022
Sophomore Sunny McQuade stands behind two McIntosh defenders. McIntosh defense hindered the Lady Panther ability to score, allowing the Lady Chiefs to build a comfortable lead in the second half and win 52-40. With the end of the Lady Panther season and four seniors leaving, the younger members of the team will have to lead Starr’s Mill into the 2022-2023 season.

Formed for the future

February 10, 2022
Sophomore Sunny McQuade awaits a teammate’s free throw attempt. After multiple attempts to close the gap and capitalize over Whitewater’s lead, the Starr’s Mill Lady Panthers lost 62-52. Despite back-to-back baskets during the third quarter, the team’s slow energy hindered their ability to get a leg up over the Wildcats’ lead.

Energy is the enemy

February 9, 2022

Coach’s Corner

February 3, 2022
Guitarist Alex Lifeson and bass player and frontman Geddy Lee stand on stage during a concert. Lee’s distinctive nasally and clean vocals make Rush what it is - the essence of progressive rock.


January 28, 2022
All members of Dirty Honey include Marc LaBelle on vocals, John Notto on guitar, Justin Smolian on bass, and Corey Coverstone on drums. The band’s sound can be characterized by a basic rock sound that almost sounds country-like, with the added raw and raspy vocals of LaBelle.

Dirty Honey

January 28, 2022
All members of Guns N’ Roses stand on stage after a concert. Most known for “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” the band is known for their distinct style of aggressive rock-and-roll.

Guns N’ Roses

January 28, 2022
Frontman Jay Buchanan sings on stage during concert. The one thing that sets Rival Sons apart from the rest of the influx of rock bands popping up is the uniqueness of their albums. Each album holds its own storyline and basket of characteristics.

Rival Sons

January 28, 2022
As the sole members of Royal Blood, Mike Kerr on bass and Ben Thatcher on drums have created a legacy in just 11 years. Most known for “Figure It Out,” with over 100 million streams on Spotify, Royal Blood is creative in every way, shape, and form possible for musicians.

Royal Blood

January 28, 2022
Lead singer Robert Plant and lead guitarist Jimmy Page stand on stage. As one of the most influential bands in rock-and-roll history, Led Zeppelin has changed the course of music since their debut in the ‘60s.

Led Zeppelin

January 28, 2022

January 21, 2022
U.S. history teacher and varsity boys basketball coach Joshua Reeves sits at his desk with “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee. The book focuses on racism in the 1930s and how a small family navigates the struggle between right and wrong in the South.

Panther Reads

January 20, 2022
From the Panther Pit

From the Panther Pit

December 3, 2021
Thankful for KICs

Thankful for KICs

November 19, 2021

Coach’s Corner

November 18, 2021
Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides (left) in “Dune” and as Zeffirelli (right) in “The French Dispatch.” Chalamet’s portrayal of contrasting characters in both films released within a week of one another shows his immense talent and his value as an actor in the movie industry.

Top-tier talent

November 8, 2021
Starr’s Mill softball team poses with the GHSA championship trophy after defeating Northside-Columbus 9-0 in five innings. The Lady Panthers used their team motto of “less” to lead them through the playoffs, not losing a single game en route to capturing the first softball state title in school history.

‘Less’ is more

November 3, 2021
Spooky, scary KICs

Spooky, scary KICs

October 31, 2021
Panther Perspectives

Panther Perspectives

October 29, 2021
Senior pitcher Lili Backes prepares to throw a pitch as senior outfielder Sydney Blair watches. The Lady Panthers swept Jackson County 7-0, 5-2 in round two of the GHSA state playoffs.

Load the bus

October 23, 2021

Coach’s Corner

October 14, 2021
Senior Henry Ravita, playing Jay Gatsby, and junior Alexis Weist, playing Daisy Buchanan, stand on stage. For their yearly One-Act the Starr’s Mill drama department has chosen to perform “The Great Gatsby.” The play will be a retelling of events from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s book, “The Great Gatsby,” and will be performed in the region One-Act competition on October 23.

Old sport, new show

October 10, 2021
Cover art for American singer-songwriter MAX’s new single, “Butterflies.” The song features Iraqi-Canadian singer Ali Gaite and was created out of Max Schneider’s decision to renew his vows with his wife. With a soulful and emotional feel, the song expresses what its like to fall in love over and over again from Schneider’s point of view.

Butterflies for love

October 1, 2021

Coach’s Corner

September 16, 2021
Back from break with KICs

Back from break with KICs

September 10, 2021

Coach’s Corner

August 28, 2021
Kicking off KICs

Kicking off KICs

August 15, 2021
Frontman Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dun hold copies of their new album, “Scaled and Icy.” Released on Friday, their sixth studio album brings optimism to the music industry during dark times while concluding frontman Tyler Joseph’s intricate and detailed storyline that spans four albums.

Light in the dark

May 24, 2021
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

May 23, 2021
Freshman Nash Glover is listening to “Levitating” feat. DaBaby by Dua Lipa. The song was released as a remix of Lipa’s original song with the same name, as part of her second album, “Future Nostalgia.”

Panther Tracks

April 30, 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

April 24, 2021
Panther Perspectives

Panther Perspectives

March 18, 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

January 30, 2021
Junior Marcelo Quinones’ favorite song right now is “End Game” by Taylor Swift. He likes the song because of its pop sound and variety in featured artists.

Panther Tracks

January 24, 2021
Billie Eilish, who won Artist of the Year at the 2020 Grammys, still holds the record for the youngest solo artist in history to win such a distinguished award. Many fans were angered over the countless artists who were snubbed in the 2021 Grammy nominees list.


December 14, 2020
Senior Cali Miller’s favorite listen right now is “Train Wreck” by James Arthur. She likes this song because it makes you want to scream your heart out.

Panther Tracks

November 8, 2020
Promotional photo for the new “Golden” music video. The video garnered nearly 30 million views in the first week after its release.

Simply ‘Golden’

November 3, 2020
Written by Tara Westover, the memoir “Educated” takes a look at Westover’s life as she navigates through getting a real education and finding her true self. Westover wrote the book as a way to cope with her childhood and the life decisions she made to climb her way up the education ladder.

Unusually ‘Educated’

September 27, 2020
Junior Kathryn Lehman’s favorite listen right now is “Treat People With Kindness” by Harry Styles. She likes the song because of its message -- treat people with kindness.

Panther Tracks

August 28, 2020
Freshman Lakeyah Ladson listens to “Ocean Eyes” by Billie Eilish. “Ocean Eyes” was one of Eilish’s debut songs as she started her career. The song continues to be a fan-favorite.

Panther Tracks

March 1, 2020
“3 Step Brothers” can be found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Starr’s Mill alumnae Sofia Quinones-Vilela wrote the book. This was her first published book, and she is currently working on a sequel.

Three’s a crowd

February 29, 2020
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