Planet Fitness offers free membership for students

By Elle Fleenor

From May 15 to Sept. 1, Planet Fitness will be offering free memberships nationwide for high school students ages 15-18. Some locations will also have fitness classes specifically for teenagers that comes with the free membership.

All students that sign up are also automatically entered into Planet Fitness’ Scholarship Sweepstakes. At the end of the summer, names will be randomly selected for 51 winners from the United States. All winners will receive $500 towards their education and one will be selected to receive the grand prize of $5,000. Other prizes can also be won throughout the summer for students on Planet Fitness’ Twitter and Instagram. Nearby Planet Fitness locations include Madison, New Albany and Clarksville.

FFA ends the year with their annual banquet

By Elle Fleenor

FFA brought the 2018-2019 year to an end with their annual banquet. The banquet took place this past Sunday where there was an awards ceremony and next year’s officers were inducted. 

President Jaiden Herald (11) said, “Banquet gives the officer team a chance to award the hard work and dedication that our members employ throughout the year.”

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Save your summertime skin

By Elle Fleenor and Riya Bhula

Summer is right around the corner and so is the free time to eat whenever and whatever you want. If the wrong kinds of foods are eaten, your skin may get clogged pores, irritation and more. Eating the proper foods can help you maintain healthy skin.

Water helps keeps skin moisturized, helps blood flow and helps cells take in nutrients and get rid of toxins. It is recommended to drink 8 glasses a day. Water can be found in fruits, vegetables, juice and milk.

Dark chocolate contains high levels of flavonoid (a potent type of antioxidant) that hydrates your skin making it firmer and more supple.

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