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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...

Autumn Gorman blocking in a match against Dexter. Credit: Kara Hewett

Sleepers of Skyline Sports: Names to Know

Nathaniel Werns and William Pace October 21, 2022

Skyline High School has its fair share of successful athletes, but behind every star are many teammates that fly under the radar. These “sleepers” are hardworking athletes who are key parts of their...

Ferris Ingram poses in Taylor Swift merch. Credit: Caroline Dergis

Midnights: Fans Anticipate the New Taylor Swift Album

Caroline Dergis and Grace Jessee October 21, 2022

This October 21st,  popular singer-songwriter Taylor Swift releases her highly anticipated 10th studio album titled Midnights. It will be riddled with surprises, such as a song featuring Lana Del Rey,...

The Skyline Varsity Boys Tennis Team poses with the District Trophy after winning Districts at Pioneer High School. Credit: Zosia Casterline

A Remarkable Win: Boys’ Varsity Tennis Beats Cross-Town Rival Pioneer for the First Time Ever

Ryan Rzeszut October 19, 2022

After thirteen years of challenging losses, the Skyline Boys’ Varsity Tennis team has finally beaten rival school Ann Arbor Pioneer. On September 8th, the team traveled across town to face off against...

The Varsity team cools down after a hard fought draw versus Catholic Central. Credit: Zoey Wang

Skyline Boys’ Soccer Shows Growth, Potential as Districts Loom

Graham Unsworth October 17, 2022

Varsity: As August ended, Skyline Boys' Soccer hit the ground running. The first month of the boys' season was full of ups and downs. Through eight official games, the team is 8-3-6 as of Thursday,...

Lily Cleason smiles before a race at the Lincoln dual meet earlier this season. Credit: Jae Lee

Cleason Shatters School Record, Skyline Defeats Bedford in Swim and Dive Meet

Lucas Caswell, Sports Editor October 17, 2022

The Skyline Girls' Swim and Dive Team defeated the Bedford Kicking Mules on Thursday, October 14th, 133-55. “I was pleasantly surprised with the team's performance,” said Skyline Coach Maureen Murrett. The...

Peyton Oleksinski captured mid-dive during a meet earlier in the season. Credit: Jae Lee

Skyline Falls to Pioneer in Swimming Duel Meet 68-118

Lucas Caswell, Sports Editor September 28, 2022

Skyline girls swim and dive fell to crosstown rival Ann Arbor Pioneer 68 to 118 in their duel meet on September 8th. “We are getting there,” said captain Lily Cleason (‘23). “We have a lot of energy...

The Skyline swimmers and divers gather around Assistant Coach Paul Griffin at an early season duel meet. Credit: Jae Lee

Girls’ Swim and Dive Set For Another Season of Successes

Lucas Caswell, Sports Editor September 28, 2022

After finishing seventh at Division 2 State Championship last season, the Skyline Girls' Swim and Dive team is set to dive into another successful season with seven returning state qualifiers. The Eagles...

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Getting To Know Our Community Assistants

Myree Pratt and Laila Nelson June 12, 2022

Our first thought when coming into this school about the Community Assistants (CAs) was that they were here to protect and monitor us outside of the classroom. After years of spending time with them, we’ve...

My sister after the 5k. Credit: Mayanna Dempsey.

My Family’s Adventure With Girls on the Run

Mayanna Dempsey June 9, 2022

Tuesday, May 25th marks another successful Girls on the Run 5k for the Ann Arbor community. Girls on the Run is a national non-profit organization that encourages girls from 3rd to 8th grade to be more...

IC3PEAK performing live. Left: Nick Kostylev, right: Nastya Kresilina. Credit: Oli Zitch

Fighting War With Music

“I don’t think Russia has a right to exist anymore,” said Marua Alyokhina, the lead singer of the feminist band Pussy Riot after she escaped Moscow this Spring. “Even before, there were questions...

Besides winning a truckload of awards, BTS has been an advocate. Credit: Sydney Sawyer

BTS: More Than Just a Boyband

Faith Wei June 9, 2022

The White House invited the K-pop group, BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan, or the Bangtan Boys) to speak at the White House on May 31st. At the end of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, they were...

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 June 9, 2022

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...

Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange in Marvel Studios Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Credit: Tribune News Service

Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness: a Mess With a Bow

Ben Bower June 9, 2022

Impossible to review as good or bad, Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is a tonal and cinematic outlier from what we’ve become accustomed to over the last decade and a half of Marvel films.  Critically...

The Regional trophy from 2021 won by Skyline Womens Soccer. Credit: Mr. Gonzales

Spring Sports Round Up

Note: Stats current as of Memorial Day weekend. Women’s Soccer: Skyline women’s soccer had a great season this year. The JV team finished with a record of 8-9 with goalie Julianna Lamarca...

Laila Nelson. Credit: Laila Nelson

Skyline Post Senior Spotlight: My Final Words to Skyline

Laila Nelson June 5, 2022

A note from The Post staff: at The Skyline Post, we invite every senior who has been on our staff to write a Senior Spotlight. A Senior Spotlight is a chance for them to address the community as they go...

Leyla Williams. Credit: Leyla Williams

Skyline Post Senior Spotlight: The Post’s Growth

Leyla Williams, Founding Editor, Chief of Graphics (Ret.) June 5, 2022

A note from The Post staff: at The Skyline Post, we invite every senior who has been on our staff to write a Senior Spotlight. A Senior Spotlight is a chance for them to address the community as they go...

The Slow dance. Credit: Amita Nathan

A Night to Remember: Prom Night Photo Gallery

Amita Nathan and Alicia Dyer June 5, 2022

A note on the photos depicting unmasked students: Skyline’s Covid safety protocols allowed students to unmask briefly for posed photos.  

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