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Boring summer? Dive into a good book
Boring summer? Dive into a good book

As a skilled potion master at the age of 16, Kyra is the only person who understands that her kingdom is near destruction. In an attempt to save the kingdom, Kyra decides to put her potion skills to good use by trying to poison her kingdom’s...

Legendary video games still a blast to play
Legendary video games still a blast to play

Although many students expect days of swimming, sunshine and cookouts during summer break, some rain is bound to fall.

Although indoor pools are a good option for rainy days, there’s always another one — classic video games....

Ways to end those summer blues: A sampling of events happening across the mountain state
Ways to end those summer blues: A sampling of events happening across the mountain state

As students begin their summer break, many will complete the common quest of looking for things to do.

Here’s a sample of events happening across the Mountain State this summer that might make the search a little easier.

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Festival brings music to the mountains
Festival brings music to the mountains

For a second year in a row, the Mountain Music Festival mixed outdoor adventure and an assortment of musical performances into big weekend at the ACE Adventure Resort near Fayetteville.

The festival’s lineup included Keller Williams,...

Florida Georgia Line Rocks the Civic Center
Florida Georgia Line Rocks the Civic Center

Florida Georgia Line rocked the sold-out Civic Center crowd May 1 as part of their first show in the band’s Anything Goes tour with country singers Frankie Ballard and Thomas Rhett opening the show for the country music stars.

Florida...

Endings aren’t always farewells: Graduating FlipSider reflects on her high school years
Endings aren’t always farewells: Graduating FlipSider reflects on her high school years

With my graduation date quickly approaching, I find myself reflecting on the past and anticipating the future.

It’s been a long journey to these last few weeks of high school, and I can honestly say that it’s been a roller coaster....

Must-have playlist for sweet summertime

“Summer Alive” — The Wanted

This song is unknown to many, but it’s definitely a fun, upbeat song that will surely get most of its listeners dancing — and maybe even singing — throughout the chorus. It...

For the love of math: A competitor’s telling of the State Math Field Day

On April 18, West Virginia’s top math students in grades 4 through 12 met to compete at Concord University in the State Math Field Day competition.

This year made the 41st annual West Virginia State Mathematics Field Day, and the entire...

The Power is back
The Power is back

For many West Virginians, it is always thrilling during spring and summer when the West Virginia Power baseball team returns to the park.

The Power, called such since 2004, is a minor league baseball team affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates. ...

Endings aren’t always farewells: Graduating FlipSider reflects on her high school years
Endings aren’t always farewells: Graduating FlipSider reflects on her high school years

With my graduation date quickly approaching, I find myself reflecting on the past and anticipating the future.

It’s been a long journey to these last few weeks of high school, and I can honestly say that it’s been a roller coaster....

Putting your free time to good use: Local places for teens to volunteer

Do you ever get a few days into summer break and then you just don’t know what to do with yourself? While summer feels like paradise at first, after 10 days of binge-watching Netflix and spending hours at the pool, you can get a little bored....

Ways to keep your mind sharp away from the classroom
Ways to keep your mind sharp away from the classroom

Puzzles — One of my personal favorite ways to keep my mind from burning out is by doing some simple puzzles. Just find yourself a large puzzle that looks interesting, and work it for a few minutes each day. This can be a fantastic way to work...

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