The Spartan Sentinel

The Piano Man

The Piano Man

Alex Hilliard, Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features

Caleb Spjute, a piano man of 12 years, has played piano since he was four years old. Imagine, Caleb has played piano since shortly after he could read. After he had played for four years, when he was eight, at about that time he said, “I felt like piano was what I was meant to do.” Using books ...

Maxwell’s East Coast Eatery Review

Maxwell’s East Coast Eatery Review

Joey Stutsman, Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features

From the outside, Maxwell’s doesn’t appear as something worth spending your time on. But the food and the atmosphere says otherwise, and it is well worth it. On a Saturday evening in Park City, the sports bar has a nice, friendly ambiance to it and the conversation flows freely there. The food, f...

A Different “Kind” of Advent Calendar

A Different “Kind” of Advent Calendar

Madi Lowe, Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features

During this time of year, everyone hopes they can have a good holiday. This is the time to spend with family and friends and enjoy the happiness of the season. Many people are enjoying the most wonderful time of the year, whether its watching Christmas movies or taking a trip to see their loved ones,...

Hangover 101: Holiday Edition

Hangover 101: Holiday Edition

Rilyn Boss, Editor

December 13, 2018


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Holiday season, the one time a year that you feel like you’ll never touch food again for as long as you live and then the pie comes out. By then time you're done, your stomach hurts, you have leftovers for days and if you are like millions of people around the United States, you feel like you overd...

A New Meaning to ‘Let’s Get This Bread’

A New Meaning to ‘Let’s Get This Bread’

Karrie Norton, Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Features, MHS Clubs, Student Life

In our very own Murray High, we have a group of students who have a passion for food and want to learn what the food industry is really like. For those students, there is such a place to learn these skills: Prostart. Taught by Chef KC Gray, it’s a small class focused on building skill and chara...

Mason Holman-More Than an Athlete

Mason Holman-More Than an Athlete

Sara Shober, Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features

“Probably a large meal from Mobettas and a Coke would be my ideal meal.” That’s what Senior wrestler Mason Holman is excited to eat after the wrestling season ends. During the season, he sacrifices many things because he wants to be the best he can be. He gives up sleep, some social events,...

Navigating the the streets of chicago

Navigating the the streets of chicago

Brienna Haro, Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Chicago is an exciting city and the streets surely reflect that. Chicago wouldn’t be Chicago without horns going off every few minutes, honking at other drivers, or walking pedestrians. While visiting the Windy City for the National High School Journalism Convention, the Journalism Staff mainl...

Winning an Espey

Winning an Espey

Helen Sullivan, editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, People of Murray

Jackson Espey is an award-winning cinematographer who has a undying passion for making movies and short films.  Raised in in Minnesota, there was not a whole lot of opportunities for this aspiring Scorcese to grow as an artist. Like any nine-year-old boy, Espey was obsessed with Star Wars. He began...

Why is “The Bean” so Significant?

Why is “The Bean” so Significant?

Madi Lowe, Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Features

If you have ever been to Chicago, you have probably been to The Bean. The Bean is located in Millennium Park in Chicago and was designed by the European, Anish Kapoor. Now have you ever thought of why The Bean was created or why it is so significant to Chicago? As I have came back from Chicago recently,...

Inside the Auto Shop

Jacey Brown, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Features

Three words: funny (“I think”), outgoing, and dependent - that’s how Murray High School’s auto shop teacher describes herself. To enter Jackie Martin’s classroom/garage is to be transported out of Murray High. As I walked through her classroom for the first time - a quiet senior Flex class s...

An Unexpected Journey: Scott Wihongi’s Path to MHS Principal

An Unexpected Journey: Scott Wihongi’s Path to MHS Principal

Caleb Black, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Features

If you feel like Principal Wihongi is checking out your teeth you may be right. In a different world he would be looking at your teeth in a different way, perhaps as your dentist! We are glad he is our principal, a role that he loves to do. Teaching is his trade, administering is a joy, and he draws on a lar...

Another Life

Akiko Ishikawa, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Features

Have you ever wondered what it is like to go to a different country with new experiences? Murray has many foreign exchange students every year. One of our foreign exchange students, Kazuki Hayashi, is currently enrolled as a sophomore at Murray High and is from Saitama, Japan which is located just northw...