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Christmas: magic of season makes it best time of year

Averi Creef, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

Christmas is, hands down, the best time of year. During this season, the happiest music plays, spirits are bright and people tend to forget about their worries. Nothing beats this time of year! The first signs of Christmas are th...

He sees when you’re sleeping, knows when you’re awake

Lara Cate Wright, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

For me, the Elf on the Shelf didn’t come around until I was 11 years old. At this point, I thought that it was very childish. Our elf’s name is Riddle. My sister got to choose his name, which is a reason why I have always...

Elf on the shelf: spreading holiday cheer for all to feel

Averi Creef, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

It’s Dec.1 and your younger siblings run frantically downstairs in search of their elf. They search all around the living room, bathroom, and office before hitting the kitchen. They start looking through the sink, cabinets and ...

Manteo pulls out all the stops for its holiday celebration

Sophia Spinella, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

Manteo is a little town with big holiday traditions. The town of Manteo begins to set up for the holiday season late in November. It has decorative lights on the lamp posts and holiday flags and banners. The big tree in the do...

Commercialization of Christmas ruining true meaning

Gracie Deichler, opinion editor

December 16, 2015

As approach the Christmas season, it is almost impossible to avoid the huge plastic illuminated displays, tacky music, and Christmas specials on TV. Is Christmas becoming too commercial? Should we return to more traditional c...

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