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Other than our staffs essays another source for inspiration and help is Skylines very own Cube!

Who Am I? A College Essay

January 13, 2023

By Staff:  Skyline Student, Class of ‘23 I'm an avid people-pleaser.  I satiate my parents by making dinner easier and not complaining when they add cilantro to my food, though I feel as if I've...

The Cube - a resource for seniors in their college application process.

Need Inspiration for YOUR College Essays? Look No Further!

January 13, 2023

By Staff:  Skyline Student, Class of ‘23 Common Application Prompt #2: The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge,...

A student starting their college path, with the CommonApp

The College Application Process: Tips and Tricks to Get Ahead and Get In

Ryan Rzeszut, Journalist January 10, 2023

It’s that time of year again! College application season is in full swing as seniors get ready to apply to the colleges and universities they’ve been dreaming about attending for years. This is a very...

Skyline Athletic Trainers Matthew Ras (Left) and Eric Kilpatrick (Right) pose for a photo.

Skyline’s Sports Medicine Program: Who Runs It, How Do You Get Involved, and What Exactly Is Sports Medicine?

Ryan Rzeszut and Graham Unsworth December 21, 2022

When thinking about sports, most people’s first thought is probably about the points scored in a match or the number of games won in a season. But there is a large part that is often overlooked: sports...

The symbol for the Writing Center

The Skyline Writing Center and All the Great Resources it has to Offer!

Charlotte Perry and Anson Murray December 21, 2022

The Skyline Writing Center (Room B429) has a lot of resources; whether it's with essays or basic assignments, the tutors at Skyline Writing Center are here to help. Tutors are available to support students...

Nurses office gender neutral bathroom!

GSRA Fights For Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Sara Zubieta and Anson Murray November 7, 2022

“Bathrooms are healthcare and we will fight for health care,” chanted GSRA secretary Nhoa Kim ('25) during September 27th’s weekly GSRA meeting. Skyline’s Gender, Sexuality, and Romantically...

Why Did the Skyline Parking Pass Increase?

Why Did the Skyline Parking Pass Increase?

Maya Loomis, News Section Editor October 30, 2022

For the first time since 2013, Skyline’s parking pass price has met the other high schools'. After a consistent 10-year streak of staying at $40 per pass, the lowest price within Ann Arbor Public Schools,...

The History Behind Skylines African Humanities Class

The History Behind Skyline’s African Humanities Class

Anisha Ramachandra and Bella Simonte May 18, 2022

Skyline’s African American Humanities class has been an elective class in the district for over a decade. With its unique take on learning and student engagement, it is both a collaborative and research-based...

Throne of Glass and A Court of Thorns and Roses Cover

Throne of Glass vs. A Court of Thorns and Roses: Which is worth the read?

Cate Howard May 10, 2022

Which series is better: Throne of Glass or A Court of Thorns and Roses? Both fantasy series center around a strong female lead with likable characters and a carefully written plot. They’re both great...

Shatter Me in the Skyline library

Shatter Me Shatters Expectations

Phoebe Spadafore May 10, 2022

Just like the title, this book will shatter your perception of young adult and dystopian novels. Juliette is cursed with the power of lethal touch. After 264 days of being locked up in an asylum alone,...

Sneaker Culture at Skyline

Waleska Castaneda-Martinez May 10, 2022

“Getting my Jordan 11 ‘Gym red’ was probably the hardest to get,” said Junior Jayden Potts. “So I had to wait at a Footlocker an hour away. I arrived at 5 am…they opened the store at 10 am.” “Sneakerheads”...

Student getting back into the swing of in person school studying in the Skyline library

How Counselors Suggest Handling Online School

Emily Krese and Dalen Patterson May 10, 2022

“Take a breath”: Skyline counselors give their input on virtual school Students have struggled to face the realities of online school since the rise of Covid. Skyline has had to close down school...

Skyline Sports Persist Throughout the Pandemic

Skyline Sports Persist Throughout the Pandemic

Onat Ozer May 10, 2022

The 2021-2022 school year at Skyline has seen hectic shifts from in-person to online. Yet while classes have had to alternate from zoom calls to in-class lectures, sports have been able to proceed with...

The women’s locker room before a game; cramped and dirty.

Disparity Between Hockey Locker Room Conditions Raise Concern

Avelyn Bonner and Bella Simonte May 10, 2022

There is a clear disparity between the accommodations each Skyline Hockey team gets for locker rooms; the men get private, spacious, and clean accommodations, whereas the women get borrowed and dirty facilities....

Wido, pictured above in front of a park.

Wido: Field Day Album Review and Interview

Raven Marin May 10, 2022

Introduction Out of all the artists I have gotten to know within the hyperpop scene, Wido (pronounced widow) has been one of my favourites to not only listen to but also get to know as a person. I first...

Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse Swings Into Theaters on October 7th, Raising Critical Questions: Is Marvel Whitewashing Their Characters?

Jade Flores and Sammi Perkins May 10, 2022

Spiraling through the multiverse once again, Miles Morales is back for his 2nd feature film.  Spider-man Across the Spider-verse swings into theaters on October 7th, 2022. Accompanied by Gwen Stacy...

What do Skyline Students Listen to? Survey Says: EVERYTHING!

Hasan Alsamerai May 10, 2022

Through a highly scientific and very precise survey asking 105 Skyline students to share their favorite song and genre of late 2021–early 2022, The Skyline Post has discovered that students' music tastes...

Tyler, the Creator’s CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST A Little Bit of Something for Everyone

Diarra Seye May 10, 2022

When Tyler, the Creator released his seventh album CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST in June of 2021, it was apparent that he had everything he could ever ask for as an aspiring artist: a recent Grammy win, increasing...

Legendary Drummer Neil Peart: One Fan’s Tribute

Andres Marquez-Collins May 10, 2022

January 7th, 2020. A couple months before lockdown, the world lost one of the greatest rock drummers ever to have existed. Neil Peart, talented drummer and lyricist for the band Rush, passed away from...

Despite Washtenaw County Decision, AAPS Mask Mandate Remains

Michael Mychaliska and Sammi Perkins May 10, 2022

Written and reported on February 11 The Washtenaw County Health Department (WCHD) announced Friday, February 11th that it will lift its mask mandate on February 28th. It will also lift its isolation...

Are Skyline Students’ Settling in After Online School? Will They Get the Full High School Experience?

Are Skyline Students’ Settling in After Online School? Will They Get the Full High School Experience?

Since May, 2020, students all over the country have had to adapt to a new academic environment. Because of this, many students feel as though they’re being robbed of the normal high school experience.  The...

After a Week-Long Closure, the Future of Learning at Skyline Remains Uncertain

On January 14th, Skyline moved to remote, virtual learning due to a dramatic rise in Covid-19 case numbers. This rise resulted in elevated student absences and staff shortages, necessitating the week-long...

Kenichi Lobbezoo (left) and Elijiah Kaufman (right) won the Michigan Debate

Skyline Pair Takes First at Debate States Tournament

Catherine van Lent May 10, 2022

On December 11th, Seniors Elijah Kaufman and Kenichi Lobbezoo of Skyline High School finished first in the Michigan Debate State Finals for Varsity Public Forum, for the first time in Skyline history....

Teacher Feature

Laila Nelson May 10, 2022

One of Mr. Thomas’s hidden talents is that he is a good cook. Mr. Thomas spends his summers coaching swimming, traveling, and dreams of someday getting an RV and traveling the whole country. For Thomas,...

The Raven Boys: a Rich Story

Olivia Palmbos May 10, 2022

If an author can successfully hook a reader within the first sentence of their book, they're doing something right. Evidently, Maggie Stiefvater knew this, while writing The Raven Boys, the first novel...

We Were Liars: Accidentally Unknowingly Evil

Rachel Green May 10, 2022

We Were Liars by Emily Jenkins is a novel about a girl named Cadence, who gets injured and suffers a brain injury that causes her memory to fail in certain areas. She also gets sick. Her sickness –...

All the Sweet Secrets Behind This Holiday Treat

All the Sweet Secrets Behind This Holiday Treat

Laleh Walker April 27, 2022

While the holidays have past, some classic treats still remain tasty all year long! Now introducing gingerbread houses! When you think about it I’m not really introducing this treat because everyone...

Digging Into the Sneaker Culture at Skyline

Waleska Castaneda-Martinez April 27, 2022

“Getting my Jordan 11 ‘Gym red’ was probably the hardest to get,” said Junior Jayden Potts. “So I had to wait at a Footlocker an hour away. I arrived at 5 am…they opened the store at 10 am.” “Sneakerheads”...

Student-Athletes Respond on School Support for Mental Health

Cody Williams April 27, 2022

Many students find it difficult to balance school, work, and practices. After these commitments, a lot of athletes don’t get home until 11 p.m. and still have to get ready for school the next day. You...

Skyline Varsity Sports Concludes its Fall Season in Dominant fashion

Onat Ozer April 27, 2022

Women’s field hockey:  The Skyline Women’s field hockey team won the state championship, beating Pioneer in the finals 4-3 overtime game. Despite losing to Pioneer in their last two competitions,...

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