Farewell to Teaching Gold

by: Nicole Krebs and Andrea Renville In a few short days Central High is saying goodbye to six wonderful teachers who are retiring: Elaine Anderson (Psychology/Social Studies), Rose DuBois (P.E.), Jeff Gulbransen (Art), Michael Murphey (Administration), Robert Perceval (English), and Jackie Swanson (program director). These teachers will be greatly missed as they teach their last few classes of the school year.  All will be greatly … Continue reading Farewell to Teaching Gold

The Hunger Games: Was the movie worthy of the book?

by: Nicole Krebs and Andrea Renville The Hunger Games is a book series that is quickly growing into a franchise. With the release of the movie in March, the hype has certainly not gone down. Everyone knows about The Hunger Games and wants to be in on it. Two Pine Needle writers have differing opinions about the quality of the film as opposed to the … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Was the movie worthy of the book?

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52nd Cobbler Capers Opens Tonight

by:Andrea Renville and Nicole Krebs This year marks the 52nd Cobbler Capers. The theme is “Footloose” and the Central High staff kicks it off with a dance by teachers like Mr. Lore, Mrs. White, and even Mr. Farrand. A night that is sure to excite, Capers begins on Monday, March 12, 2012 with a finale performance on Tuesday March 13, 2012, and includes acts by … Continue reading 52nd Cobbler Capers Opens Tonight

Public Library Holds Photo Contest for Teens

By: Andrea Renville and Nicole Krebs The Rapid City Public Library is holding a photo contest for students ages 13-18 in celebration of Teen Tech Week. The contest takes place March 4 through 10. Entries can be posted to the Rapid City Public Library’s Facebook page, be brought to the library on a drive or disc, sent by e-mail, or you can bring an actual … Continue reading Public Library Holds Photo Contest for Teens