Ann Arbor, Michigan
An Eagle Eye On the News

The Skyline Post

The Skyline Post

The Skyline Post

The cast and crew of Urinetown pose for a group picture. Credit: Skyline Theatre

Skyline Theater Roundup

Avni Gupta and Kathryn Plotner June 7, 2023

Skyline Theatre typically puts on a musical, a play, and as a one-act in a year, in addition to taking trips (to Festival, to London or Paris) and running associated classes. This can be a lot.  Below...

Aged Ghostface mask of the Scream 6 Killer. Credit: Creative Commons

What’s Your Favorite Scary Movie? Mine is Scream 6

Ember DuPont June 7, 2023

What's your favorite scary movie?  Is it Halloween? Hereditary maybe? or an even weirder one movie like The Babadook? For many, their answer would be any one of the Five Scream movies, but are their answers...

The 2023 Skyline Girls Tennis Team. Credit: Lon Horwedel.

Womens Tennis Will Serve

Aya Beydoun June 7, 2023

The Skyline Girls’ Tennis Team is a consistently hard-working team that is “definitely worth the watch!” says JV player Kayla Castelow (‘25). “Not only do we make it tough for our opponents,...

Two fourth floor bathrooms await visitors Credit: Cecelia Brush

The Unspoken Rules of Skyline’s Bathrooms: Tips For Incoming Students

Cecelia Brush June 7, 2023

We’ve all had experiences with the Skyline bathrooms: long lines, a toilet that doesn’t flush, or, on the flip side, one that won’t stop flushing. The Skyline Post asked students and staff for their...

Student Graduation Speaker Aaralyn Huhn (23). Credit: S. Thomas and D. Hurtado-Cardenas

Student Speaker at Graduation is Aaralyn Huhn: Future Nurse, Current Potter

Kathryn Plotner June 5, 2023

How were you chosen to give the student speech? Apparently, there were 11 speeches that entered and they anonymously selected my speech. What was writing the speech like? Honestly, writing it...

Micheal Mychaliska and Avivah Mitchel Accept Their Awards After Being Nominated for Most Likely to Save the Environment. Credit: Jaeden Klassen

Senior Spotlight Shines Light on Bright Students 

Phoebe Spadafore June 4, 2023

High school is a significant time in a student's life where we form experiences, practice for growth, and work hard.  Each year, the senior class votes to recognize classmates with the Senior Spotlight...

“It makes me feel good to see [students] feel pride about themselves and their work. It has nothing to do with me career wise…I saw them get like excited and they had to get more critical…It helps me because it makes us feel proud of our students…My students are my artwork, my students are my portfolio.” Credit: Video Recording

Faculty Speaker at Graduation is Ceramics Teacher Candace O’Leary: “I’m honored that they would want that closing moment with me”

Kathryn Plotner June 4, 2023

How were you were chosen to be the faculty graduation speaker? I have no idea. I thought it was a senior prank, to be honest. I think they thought they were funny, at first…but I think it's the result...

The pressure on Ann Arbor students to get into UM is real: I wish I didn’t feel like I had to lie Credit: J. Simonte.

Senior Reflection: Why I Lied

Bella Simonte June 2, 2023

I’ve lived in Ann Arbor my entire life. All six of my father’s siblings went to the University of Michigan, as did my grandfather, our family friends, and their parents. Every alumnus is beyond proud...

New college roommates get to know each other. Credit: Creative Commons.

How To Find a College Roommate

Kat Bauer June 2, 2023

Getting into college is already stressful enough, but finding a freshman year dorm mate is almost as hectic. Going through the respective class of ‘27 Instagrams in order to find someone who could potentially...

The Met Gala Comes To Ann Arbor: What Were People Wearing And Why?

The Met Gala Comes To Ann Arbor: What Were People Wearing And Why?

Sarina Thomas and Diego Hurtado-Cardenas June 1, 2023

This year’s Met Gala theme gave attendants a broad panorama of options, from stylish, innovative examples, to funnier and groundbreaking looks. The Skyline Post noticed multiple students showing...

A Skyline Student Begins To Write Their Resume. Credit: Ryan Rzeszut

Resumes: What They Are, Why You Need One, And How To Write It

Ryan Rzeszut May 31, 2023

Whether you’ll be walking across the stage at graduation this year or are just starting your high school journey, a resume is very important and something you will definitely need to have as you start...

Skyline Graduation. Credit: Meredith Giltner.

“It’s Bittersweet:” Teachers Say Goodbye to the Class of 2023

Lance Caswell May 31, 2023

The seniors are leaving. It's a reality teachers face with each year’s senior class. This time of year is always difficult for teachers despite the normality of the occasion. “When the seniors leave,...

Teddy Castro Morales (23). Credit: Teddy Castro Morales.

If you Think High School was Hard, Wait Until You Hear About What These Students are Doing!

Cate Howard May 31, 2023

While many students are shopping for dorm supplies and putting their party hats on, others face the daunting task of fighting for our nation. Graduating high school presents a world full of wonderful opportunities...

Notorious Graduation Movies to Watch During Grad Season

Notorious Graduation Movies to Watch During Grad Season

Natalia Murrell May 31, 2023

Growing up, I would always watch movies about high schoolers, counting down the days until I could be one of the teenage characters I loved on the silver screen. Whether a flashy musical or a trashy comedy,...

Tim Hewko. Credit: Tim Hewko.

Gap Years: Why Three Students Have Chosen To Take Them

Michael Mychaliska May 31, 2023

As The Post began to write the Graduation Issue for the Class of 2022-23, one thing became clear: student plans vary much more widely at Skyline after graduation than it appears. While most Skyline seniors...

The Setting and decor. Credit: Amita Nathan

What are the Best Restaurants for Graduation Night?

Sara Zubieta and Bella Simonte May 31, 2023

Mani Osteria: 341 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Famously known as the best pizza in Ann Arbor, Mani Osteria is an Italian bar and restaurant that specializes in family style dining. The restaurant...

From left, Stephanie Hsu, Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in Everything Everywhere All At Once. Credit: Tribune News Service

Everything Everywhere All At Once: Talked About For a Reason

Ronan Pasquerella March 13, 2023

Driven by amazing characters that feel truly relatable, Everything Everywhere All At Once is a brilliant film that's become one of the most talked-about movies of the year. Directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel...

Skyline Athletic Director Andre Criswell at work. Credit: Lucas Caswell.

Defensive Line to Director’s Office: Skyline AD Criswell Has Kept Community at the Center of What He Does

Lucas Caswell March 5, 2023

It was actually Jasmine, Andre Criswell’s wife, who first came across the job listing for Skyline Athletic Director. Criswell, his wife, and their three children had been living in Ann Arbor for several...

The Girls Swim and Dive Team forms a circle before a meet. Credit: Jae Lee.

2022 Fall Sports Round Up

Boys’ Crew Had Fantastic Overall Season, Looks forward to Spring  By Nate Werns The Skyline Boys’ Crew made many improvements and changes in the Fall season, represented by their event results....

Girls huddle before the 4th quarter. Credit: Graham Unsworth

Girls Basketball Hopeful as Improved Team Enters Season

Graham Unsworth December 12, 2022

A tough season last year saw the Eagles knocked out in the first round of 2021-2022 District playoffs by the Brighton Bulldogs. The offseason has given them a chance to improve and bond as a team. With...

Sam Koelling (23) rises above a defender for the bucket. Credit: Graham Unsworth.

Boys Basketball Prepared for a Long, Successful Season

Graham Unsworth December 12, 2022

Last year ended in heartbreak. The Skyline boy’s basketball team went into the 2021-2022 playoffs confident and ready. After cruising through districts, they were knocked out in the Regional semifinals...

Skyline High School is facing a lawsuit filed by the Thomas More Law Center alleging viewpoint discrimination. Credit: Lucas Caswell (left), Dwight Burdette (right).

Judge Orders Rejected Announcement Be Aired in Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Ann Arbor Public Schools

Lucas Caswell and Michael Mychaliska November 10, 2022

On November 1, 2022, the Thomas More Law Center filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS), Skyline Principal Cory McElmeel, and...

The new grading policy means changes for teachers, including Mr. Bertsos (pictured above). Credit: Lucas Caswell.

No More Zeroes: Grade Policy Change for Mastery and Process

Liam B. McGlohon October 28, 2022

As of the 2022 school year, the Skyline Administration has changed the grading policy so that the lowest grade that teachers can give students is fifty percent of maximum points rather than a zero. This...

Christopher Briney, left, and Lola Trung star in The Summer I Turned Pretty. Credit: Prime Video/TNS/Victoria Priola.

The Summer I turned Pretty: Novel and Netflix Show

Quincy Tramontin and Natalie Sperendi October 28, 2022

“They've always seen me as a little kid, but this summer, it's different”, 16-year old Belly Conklin is determined that this summer will be her best yet. The Summer I Turned Pretty is the first novel...

Sophia Marrs (24) Captivated by The Love Hypothesis. Credit: Mira Wroten.

Give The Love Hypothesis a Chance

Mira Wroten October 28, 2022

“I’m starting to wonder if this is what being in love is. Being okay with ripping yourself to shreds, so the other person can stay whole.” To Olive, this is what she starts to realize as she falls...

Sylvie Bleckman (#26) adamantly reading Regretting You. Credit: Casey Vigo.

You Won’t Regret Reading Regretting You

Casey Vigo and Sylvie Bleckman October 28, 2022

Colleen Hoover’s It Ends with Us, (2016) went viral on TikTok and numerous other social media platforms for being an addicting and fascinating read that leaves you on the edge of your seat. But that...

Asphalt is removed to access the leaking pipe. Credit: Joshua Mattison.

Skyline’s Geothermal Leak Was Non-Toxic, Still Mitigated Vigorously

Michael Mychaliska October 28, 2022

On Friday, September 2nd, Samantha (‘23) and Kate Chiang (‘24) brought their cousins, Kean Hui and Jed Hui, with them to play tennis on Skyline High School’s courts in the afternoon. They could never...

the Huron River remains contaminated by 10,000 gallons of wastewater containing hexavalent chromium. Credit: Maja Smith

“We did think that we might be dealing with, you know, a dead river”

Maja Smith October 28, 2022

 On Friday, July 29th, 2022  Daniel Brown, Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC) watershed planner detailed how he “understood that 10,000 gallons of wastewater containing hexavalent chromium had been...

This 2009 colorized microscope image shows a sickle cell, left, and normal red blood cells of a patient with sickle cell anemia. Credit: Tribune News Service/Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia

Donate Blood in Memory of Skyline Student Grace Obungo-Clark!

Hasan Alsamerai October 24, 2022

In memory of Grace Obungu-Clark (‘24), Skyline is hosting a blood drive on Friday, October 28, 2022 in the Auxiliary Gym.  Why should you donate blood? For those with sickle cell disease, your donation...

Load More Stories