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The Flightline

  • The Book Club is starting on Tuesday October 24th in the Student Center from 3:15-3:45.

  • Audition sign ups for our District One-Act Play are up on Mr. Wright's window.

  • Those interested in jazz band please meet in the band room at 6:45am Oct.24

  • Attend Pollen Nation meetings Tuesdays at 7:15 in Mrs. Fuelberth's room

  • If you are interested in study abroad: see the educational opportunities bulletin board in the guidance office

  • Senior photos are due by October 31st!

  • Check the bulletin board in the guidance office for several new employment opportunities

11 Classic Halloween Movies to Get You Into the Spirit of the Season

11 Classic Halloween Movies to Get You Into the Spirit of the Season

Mia LeRiger, Guest Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under BirdFeed, Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Tips & Tricks

October is a time when everyone wants to break out their Halloween decorations, cuddle up under some blankets and watch some festive movies all month long. Here are 11 movies, in no particular order, to get you in the Halloween mood.  1. The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown (1966) This movie is a cl...

‘Flatliners’ Review: Do Not Resuscitate or Do Not Reboot?

‘Flatliners’ Review: Do Not Resuscitate or Do Not Reboot?

Natalie Pearson, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

For many moviegoers, “Flatliners” seemed like it came out of nowhere. Being an obscure movie and having a generic plot, it did little to drum up much interest for me personally. However, a few social media platforms hopped on the “Flatliners” bandwagon. For example, Spotify created a new feature w...

Stephen King’s “It” Falls Short of Expectations

Stephen King’s “It” Falls Short of Expectations

Alaina Anderson, Op/Ed Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

On Sept. 8, 2017, horror movie enthusiasts couldn't wait for the remake of famed horror author Stephen King’s novel It. While the movie was promised to be beyond horrifying, it lacked the ability to leave the audience feeling afraid to exit the theatre due to its predictable plot, foreseeable antago...

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 Review: A Worthy Sequel

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 Review: A Worthy Sequel

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator

May 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The first Guardians of the Galaxy film became a major hit and a fan favorite because of its humor, awesome characters, thrilling action scenes, and a great soundtrack. However, Marvel faced a challenge to replicate the original movie's success and make an amazing sequel. They answered that challenge well ...

“Beauty and the Beast” Remake Outshines Original

“Beauty and the Beast” Remake Outshines Original

Maria Miller, Birdfeed Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

When Disney announced that they were going to remake “Beauty and the Beast,” I was skeptical to say the least. The original animated version was vastly loved by many people, which set the bar extremely high, and it consisted of so many characters that aren’t actually alive in real life. I was worried...

Logan: A Fitting End to Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine

Logan: A Fitting End to Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine

Bob Killgore, Posters Coordinator

March 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Comic book fans and moviegoers are raving about Hugh Jackman's last film playing Wolverine in "Logan." After 17 years of playing Wolverine, Jackman's final movie features him as a battle-weary and grizzled Wolverine. His healing power is almost gone. Mutants are rare now, and Wolverine spends his time...

The Great Flop

The Great Flop

Sam Klemme, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

After several weeks of anticipated action and mystery, “The Great Wall” misses the mark, by a lot. The trailer hyped this movie up way too much, making the delivery crash hard in the end. With a stale plot and rigid acting, the movie just comes off as boring. “The Great Wall” follows the adventure...

Horror Lovers Deem “SPLIT” Movie Flop

Horror Lovers Deem “SPLIT” Movie Flop

Molly Gubbels, Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Moviegoers are up in arms over the latest letdown by director M. Night Shyamalan. "SPLIT," a thriller based on the 23 sinister personalities living inside of a man named Kevin, played by James McAvoy, led to great disappointment among fans and furthered Shyamalan's reputation as a proverbial one-h...

“La La Land” Review: Rave-Worthy Whimsy

“La La Land” Review: Rave-Worthy Whimsy

Lily Yates, Quintessence Copy Editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

"Just saw this movie and I'm crying so hard!!" gushes one Twitter user. Snapchat stories are practically overflowing with soundtrack clips, and its stars' recent Golden Globes haul broke records. The verdict is unanimous: "La La Land" will take your breath away. Vox Leads Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are fo...

Bee Movie Revival

Bee Movie Revival

Maria Koliopoulos, Graphics Editor

December 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The Bee Movie is, if you will, all the buzz as of late, going viral in various forms of Youtube video satire, mostly in the last month. The Bee Movie is a Dreamworks animated motion picture that came out in 2007. A bee named Barry B. Benson (voiced by Jerry Seinfeld, who actually co-wrote the th...

J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World Reenters Theaters

J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World Reenters Theaters

Allison Heithoff, Editor-in-Chief of Quintessence

December 5, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The debut of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on November 18, 2016, caused as big a stir as the city of New York under the elusive dark force that acts as the movie’s primary conflict. While the film initially sparked the interest of Harry Potter fans around the world, its appeal expands ...

Box Office Disappointments

Box Office Disappointments

Tom Hermanek, Features Editor

August 15, 2016


Filed under BirdFeed, Movies

This summer was filled with blockbuster releases. One after another, a variety of films tried their hand at the box office. However, these five films were less than impressive. To start the list off, a gimme: 1. Ghostbusters (2016) Despite the timeless quality of its predecessors, ...

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