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Soft locks. Credit J. Frank

What Are the Most Protective African American Hairstyles?

Amaya Canada February 21, 2024

There are many popular hairstyles among students: slicked back, ponytails, and French braids. For African American students, popular hairstyles also include soft locs, box braids, and knotless braids.  Hair...

Kerrytown. Credit: Lucas Caswell

A Review of Skyline Study Spots, Where to Work at in A2

Oliver Pung February 21, 2024

Students often find themselves overwhelmed with homework, busy beyond belief, and stuck looking for a place to power through their obligations. This article covers the good and the bad of Ann Arbor...

Salted maple milk bread donuts, five spice cake donuts, and gochujang caramel cookies. Credit: Rachel Liu Martindale

Locally Owned Bakery “Q Bakehouse & Market” Opening Soon With a Delectable Selection of Asian-Inspired Foods and Desserts

Ellie Min February 13, 2024

Ann Arbor resident Rachel Liu Martindale is opening Q Bakehouse & Market at 1608 Jackson Ave on February 14th, featuring a creative variety of foods. “[We make] milk bread buns, chiffon style...

No tech sign hanging in the front of Mr. Hannahs classroom. Credit: S. von der Lieth

“The Real World Doesn’t Work Like Your Phone”: How Phone Policies Affect The Skyline Community

Sara von der Lieth February 12, 2024

Most of us have probably noticed varying phone policies in each class. Nearly all Skyline teachers have their own opinions on how phones affect distraction levels, social interactions, and access to resources....

Oliver Pung (24) worked as an on-site building restorationist over the summer. Credit: Oliver Pung.

Eagles: Working Hard or Hardly Working After School?

Benji Davidoff December 19, 2023

About a month ago, I left my afterschool job at Carter’s, an endearing baby clothing store near Veterans Memorial Park. Though my overambitious school schedule pulled me away, it was an incredible...

Madison Wade (24) working hard while studying for first hour exams. Credit: G. Falcicchio-Wall.

What Eagles do to Manage Stress

Gia Falcicchio-Wall November 20, 2023

As Skyline students wrap up the first trimester, a large range of stress weighs down each individual. For some, this will be the first-ever finals season, while others are scrambling to complete applications...

Fun fall Friendsgiving spread! Credit A. Repp

Your Recipe Guide to Friendsgiving

Rori Deyer and Amelia Repp November 16, 2023

From eating specific dishes to spending time with friends and family, everyone has a different way of celebrating Thanksgiving. Friendsgiving is gaining popularity as one way that young people are celebrating.   To...

Amelia Repp (24) starts studying for finals early.  Credit: L. Rooks

Approaching New Trimester: How Are Skyline Seniors Feeling About Upcoming Finals?

Lexie Rooks November 15, 2023

Is something terrible going down in Skyline High School? Many seniors are starting to get uneasy feelings in their stomachs when thinking about the upcoming finals, November 17–21. With Early Action...

The staple of all fall drinks. Credit: L. Rooks.

A Fall Necessity: Who Has the Best Pumpkin Spice?

Lexie Rooks November 9, 2023

There is something comfortable about pumpkin spice lattes. “I love pumpkin spice, it makes me feel like fall is here,” says Amelia Repp (‘24). When tasting something from the past, we are transported...

Janna Preston (24) demonstrates her pep. Credit: C. Halliburton

Friday Night Lights: How Eagles Get Ready for the Big Game

Gia Falcicchio-Wall November 9, 2023

Friday night football games are a staple of American high schools. Students at Skyline do a variety of different activities between when the bell rings at 2:51 and kickoff. Thanks to A2 Nest, the student...

Casey Elmore poses for a professional headshot. Credit: AAPS

Get to Know Your New Interim Principal: Who is Casey Elmore?

Rori Deyer November 9, 2023

After 13 years as SLC principal at Skyline, this summer Casey Elmore was appointed interim principal after former Skyline principal Cory McElmeel accepted a new position in AAPS for the 2023-24 school...

Gia Falcicchio-Wall (24) shows off her stunning dress. Credit: L. Stewart (24)

Outfit of the Dance: A Glimpse into the Glamorous World of Skyline Homecoming

Divya Verma November 3, 2023

  With the homecoming dance over, we can look back at all the iconic outfits that students wore and note emergent trends. Since there were so many, The Post wanted to take a glimpse into the glamorous...

Why Arent Cooking Classes Located in Skyline

Why Aren’t Cooking Classes Located in Skyline

Sophia Prehn June 9, 2023

As a freshman at Skyline, my first feeling was that this school seemed big enough to cater to all of our ideas and creations. When I got the paper to choose my 10th grade classes and cooking wasn't there...

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...

Willow Hayner (23’) showing off their outfit. Credit: Caroline Theiss

Skyline Students Jump Into Spring With an Excitement for Fashion

Caroline Theiss June 7, 2023

The sun is finally shining down on Skyline students, spring has sprung! There are lots of questions burning in the backs of Skyline student’s minds, most importantly: what do I wear?! The Vogue 2023...

A Newcomer’s Guide: Where Can Students Go For Study Help?

A Newcomer’s Guide: Where Can Students Go For Study Help?

Jaeden Klassen June 7, 2023

There is always a point in one’s education when they wish they could get more help with their work, whether it be an essay, some math problems, studying for an exam, or otherwise. I’ve never been great...

Lake Michigan lookout Credit: Josie Miller

How Can You Make Your Summer Productive and Fun?

Josie Miller and Olivia Haft June 5, 2023

How Can You Make Your Summer Productive and Fun? Summer is the time to relax and finally get a long break after a stressful school year, but do you ever find yourself bored  or not prepared for next...

How Can We Get To Know Other People’s Cultures Through Food?

How Can We Get To Know Other People’s Cultures Through Food?

Ferris Ingram and Diego Hurtado-Cardenas June 5, 2023

Ferris: My family is Ashkenazi/Mizrahi Jewish. Most of us are very involved in the culture.  The food we eat is very important for us to have when we’re together. I grew up eating pierogies, cholent,...

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Why Can’t Students Order Takeout In Class?

Josie Miller June 5, 2023

Did you know students are not allowed to order food to be delivered to Skyline? Or that this policy has been in place for years?  Although it was mentioned in the Fall 2022-2023 student handbook, there...

A view inside Dawn Treader Book Shop. Credit: Ashley Han

Books and Beaches: Your Guide to All Things Summer Reading!

Ashley Han June 5, 2023

With summer steadily approaching and the days ahead being booked for relaxing beach days, books might be the last thing occupying your mind. But whether you find yourself in the Maldives or Michigan, picnicking...

Example of personal style Credit: Diego Hurtado

Personal Style and Branding: Can They Influence Your Mood?

Diego Hurtado-Cardenas June 1, 2023

As someone who likes to dress nicely and pays attention to what I wear, I run through many little problems throughout my day: “Do I look good?”  “Are people staring at me?”  “Should...

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How To Get Through/Prevent Mid-Winter Slump?

Olivia Haft May 12, 2023

Now that winter is over, do you ever feel like it was the hardest time of the year for you? After speaking with teachers and students, The Skyline Post found reasons why this time can be difficult and...

Credit: Ferris Ingram

How Missing Too Much School Affects Students

Ferris Ingram May 12, 2023

"Hours matter, days matter," counselor Charissa Bass shares. Why does missing school matter for you?  Teachers interviewed by The Skyline Post have noticed that students who frequently miss school...

This is the Skyline Library

A Newcomer’s Guide: Everything You Need To Know About The Skyline Library

Jaeden Klassen, Journalist May 4, 2023

Walking into a new building, especially one as unique as Skyline, can be scary. As a student who transferred for the start of my Junior year, I know first-hand just how intimidating this experience can...

Ellie and Joel from the video game The Last of Us as seen in poster art of the game. Their counterparts in the HBOMax show are played by Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey

HBO’s The Last of Us: Designed for the Average Viewer but an Absolute Pleasure for Fans of the Game

Evan Cohen March 22, 2023

“Mankind has been at war with the virus from the start. Sometimes, millions of people die. ... But in the end, we always win. [However] there are some fungi who seek not to kill… but  to control....

Course by Course: A Non-Spoiler Review of The Menu

Course by Course: A Non-Spoiler Review of The Menu

Gabriel Hill, Journalist March 22, 2023

The Menu is a darkly comedic satire that magically merges the worlds of food and film. Although the film focuses on the food industry, the lessons found there are relevant to everyone, regardless of their...

The products on the left represent a dupe, while the products on the right represent the name brand.

“It’s really cool to see people our age doing this trend:” What Skyline Students Have To Say About Tik Tok “Dupes”

Elena Mychaliska, Journalist March 22, 2023

A new trend on Tik Tok has risen in popularity: dupes. On the app, teenagers and influencers go into stores and playfully record the affordable alternatives they find to current trends.  Popular ‘dupes’...

Four Recipes for the Transition Into Spring

Four Recipes for the Transition Into Spring

Zoe Sangsland and Tori Williamson-Cardneau March 2, 2023

As the winter season draws to a close, and the rainy season is beginning to move in, food and drink are both great ways to reset your mood for spring. Here are four basic recipes, including lighter flavors...

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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...

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