Feb 28 announcements

The Art Department would like to congratulate Lauren Moga for her achievement in the High School Art Exhibition at the University of St. Francis.  She received an award for Outstanding Achievement in Ceramics which was selected by the faculty as the best ceramic work in the exhibit.  Congrats to Snider DECA Program President Kayla Hendon and Leader Linnea Johnson for receiving recognition to return to

“Bringing Up Baby” and Manic Pixie Dream Girls

She's not like other girls. Susan Vance, played by iconic actress Kathrine Hepburn, is a golf - playing, spunky girl who has a pet leopard named Baby. Co-star Cary Grant plays paleontologist David Huxley, who in the beginning of the film is a down-to-earth man. David is annoyed by her presence at first, as he and Susan go through unusual adventures

The importance of discussing mental health

Conversations about physical health tend to be commonplace, but people often avoid discussing mental health. However, according to Mr. Ruppert, guidance counselor, “physical health and mental health are definitely related. One can affect the other.” Therefore, it is important to talk about both.  According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 46 percent of those who took their own lives in 2016 had

Feb 25 announcements

Club Wrestling practices will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-6:30. USA Wrestling membership is required. See Coach Cochran if you have questions.  Girls Track Study Table: Ms. Hayes will be available Tuesday and Thursday from 4:15-6:00PM. Please bring assignments to complete and evidence of communication from your teacher of concern.  There will be a meeting for ALL wrestlers Wednesday (today) after

Vocalists, jazz musicians receive distinction and medals

Snider vocalists fared well at the ISSMA State Vocal Solo and Ensemble contests on Saturday, February 22.  Michael Boothe and Camille Haines received gold medals with distinction because of their near perfect scores.   Gold metals were also awarded to Aliviya Holmes, Adesewa Ogunsusi, Michael Boothe, Aric Hyde, Jill Solloway, Regina Parker, Kevin Ricketts and Camille Haines.    Ayesha Saeed was awarded a silver medal.  Snider Jazz Bands and Jazz Strings

Column: festivals, rage rooms and tributaries attract tourists and secure capital status

Welcome to Fort Wayne, the second largest city in Indiana, bested only by the four-times-larger Indianapolis.   Our biggest bragging right is that we often like to intimidate Indy with threats of state domination. Alas, we never truly commit.  Fort Wayne is the only town worth mentioning for miles around. Can you name a town that you can drive to in under two

Live in the present

The world we live in revolves around speed. People will try anything and everything to get things done more quickly and efficiently. Relatively modern technology, such as interstates or cell phones, helps us accomplish tasks at lightning speed.   We instill the importance of speed in today’s youth, too, encouraging them to consider college and potential careers in elementary school. With all this hustling

Super Bowl advertisement rankings

Every year the National Football League, NFL, puts on a spectacle like none other. Millions of people gather around their television screens to watch the biggest game of American football, or to watch the best ads to ever be aired on television.   Let’s be honest. The best part of the game is always the ads. An ad in the game that can’t

Guide to candidates

Election Day is less than a year away and it is imperative that voters across the nation are educated about the candidates running for president, however overwhelming the number of candidates may be (12 Democrats, 3 Republicans). As with any young person dipping their toes into the waters of politics, the process of getting to know each candidate that is running for the presidency is arduous, if not mundane. And, especially for a

Feb 17 Announcements

Seven Panthers competed in the Wrestling Freshmen - Sophomore State Qualifier tournament. Carter Wortman placed 7th and Nick Talamantes placed in the top 12 to qualify for the state finals in two weeks. They join Elijah Talamantez as qualifiers.  Congratulations to Beau Humphrey and Reakus Shelton for advancing to the IHSAA Wrestling State Finals at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis this Friday. Beau

Feb 14 Announcements

THE SNIDER SPIRIT SHOP WILL BE SELLING SNACKS, PIZZA, and COOKIES AFTER SCHOOL FROM 4:10PM-4:30PM. ALSO, IF YOU HAVE YET TO ORDER A SNIDER FACULTY SHIRT, THERE IS A VARIETY OF SHIRTS HANGING IN THE SHOP FOR SALE! FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!  DONT FORGET CASH IN PANTHER PRIDE TICKETS FOR!!  If you can you dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball!

Snider to host jazz fest Saturday

Snider's Music Department will host the Nicholas Invitational Jazz Festival Saturday, February 15, from 8:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m. Jazz Band Strings, Snider Combo and Snider Bands One, Two and Three will perform. The Grand Finale Concert will be performed at 5:00, and the awards ceremony will be held at 6:00.