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What It Feels Like To Act The Part

What It Feels Like To Act The Part

Anne Wagner, Tom Tom Staff

April 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, What It Feels Like

Softball has been in my family for many generations, so I was bound to be involved in it one way or another. My dad coached college softball, my mom was an assistant coach in college, my sister played travel and high school ball and my uncle is even in the Illinois Hall of Fame for coaching with over 500...

Forty Five Space Facts That Are Out of This World

Forty Five Space Facts That Are Out of This World

Alexandra Rapp, Tom Tom Staff

April 26, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

The sun makes up 99.86% of our solar system’s mass. Mercury is named after the Roman messenger god. Venus spins in the opposite direction of most planets. The Earth is 149,598,262 kilometers from the sun. Mars is home to Olympus Mons, the solar system’s tallest volcano. Jupiter is large enough t...

TOM TOM TRIES: Soccer

TOM TOM TRIES: Soccer

Emma DeJong and Rachel Beckman

April 26, 2017


Filed under Tom Tom Tries

Rachel Beckman I have never played soccer before, besides the casual passing along the shoreline at the beach and family party backyard games. When I was asked to participate in the Tom Tom Tries event, I was pretty laid back in response, saying that I would love to be a part of the Varsity girls...

SEQUOIT TO SEQUOIT: Iron Man Vs. Specialist

SEQUOIT TO SEQUOIT: Iron Man Vs. Specialist

John Petty and Monica Wilhelm

April 26, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Sports

John Petty Being an Iron Man is more than just a title. Playing multiple sports holds meaning to this Sequoit and his family. Playing three sports to me is less about the sports by themselves, but more so what they represent. Ever since I was little, my dad had me playing and trying new things all...

ONE|SEQUOIT: Josh Sidare

ONE|SEQUOIT: Josh Sidare

Rebekah Cartlidge, Digital Director

April 26, 2017


Filed under ONE|SEQUOIT, Tom Tom

EDITORS NOTE: Achilles Heel

EDITORS NOTE: Achilles Heel

Kristina Esdale, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2017


Filed under Editor's Note

When I think of my ideal self, I don’t have any weaknesses. I think that goes to say for everyone else, too. When I think of being weak, I think of being insecure. I think of being the kind of person that gets pushed around and walked all over. But most of all, I can’t help but imagine what my poten...

Tying Loose Cords

Tying Loose Cords

Chloe Moritz, Tom Tom Staff

April 24, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

Cords and wires have become more and more prevalent as smartphones, laptops, and other mobile devices have become prevalent. These items tend to tangle and become confusing, but there are a few solutions to this common problem. “If you want something smaller and better-looking than your label maker or...

Everything to Know About iPhone 8 (Update)

Everything to Know About iPhone 8 (Update)

Jayme Bailey, Tom Tom Staff

April 24, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

The release of the iPhone 8 will be in the fall of 2017, and likely in September. The screen of the iPhone 8 will likely have an edge to edge design. This means that there will be no physical home button if this screen design is confirmed. Some say that the screen will be made out a material similar ...

What Running Means to Me

What Running Means to Me

Emily Holmes, Tom Tom Staff

April 24, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

There is no secret to becoming a runner. Get yourself a pair of running shoes, some athletic pants and a top and hit the pavement. The dictionary definition of run is “to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both...

An Open Letter to Seniors

An Open Letter to Seniors

Kyle Whitely, Tom Tom Staff

April 11, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Open Letters

While senior year can be a long list of lasts, it also harbors a long list of bests. From the last first day of school to the final time one wears their school colors at graduation, senior year can be the best out of the “greatest years." Our minds are so focused on the goal of finishing we often ...

Weekly Coloring Page: Lion Heart

Weekly Coloring Page: Lion Heart

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

April 11, 2017


Filed under Obsessions, Uncategorized

As the end of the school year approaches, the enthusiasm revolving around summer’s opportunities seem contagious. The future holds so many possibilities, especially for seniors. As you color this page, dream of the exciting opportunities that this year has in store and share your finished product...

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Spaceships

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Spaceships

Alexandra Rapp, Tom Tom Staff

April 10, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

SpaceX, a company that designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecrafts, saw significant economic savings by refusing an older Falcon 9 first stage in a launch party week. This will assist in the creation of reusable launch vehicles for better economic sense. Falcon 9 is one of the pr...

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