Spotlight

Texas… what are you doing?

On March 2, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced he was lifting the mask mandate and reopening all businesses in the state to full capacity starting March 10th. Sixteen other states don’t have statewide mask...

New Teacher Spotlight: Alecia Eschenbrenner

Crier: What are you passionate about? Eschenbrenner: I’m passionate about rugby. I’ve been playing it for about 8-10 years. I started it in college. Now, I play professional rugby. I’m involved in a team...

Enjoying spring break, pandemic-style

Spring break is almost here! But how are we supposed to have fun if the pandemic stops us from doing everything we would normally do? Because of COVID, it seems as though there is...

The top four most iconic episodes of ‘iCarly’

After Nickelodeon announced their partnership with Netflix in November of 2020, everyone has been anxiously awaiting the arrival of childhood favorites to the popular streaming service. A classic, “iCarly”, has recently been added to...

Virtual snow days: should they be here to stay?

District 211’s extreme weather policies call for schools to be closed when there is a wind chill advisory or when there is too much snow for buses to take kids to school buildings. Under...