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The Rocketeer

[caption id="attachment_8245" align="alignright" width="188"]147326213765085 Zack Oliver[/caption] One of the two males and three staff members contributing the Rocketeer, Zackary Oliver is a returning student to Lowellville after several years spent with family near Chicago in Illinois. He doesn’t remember many people from Lowellville, especially those in grades other than his own, but he does certainly remember enough of his peers to easily fit back into his senior class. Zack joins the newspaper staff in his last and current year of high school with a long-held passion for writing and books from childhood. Over the year, he hopes to improve his writing skills to better entertain his readers. He also looks forward most to writing articles for the Arts & Entertainment and Editorials sections of the Rocketeer since they’ll likely allow him to report more about his own favorite interests. Zack isn’t in many groups so far since he just returned to Lowellville, but he is actively curious of his options. His largest priorities, however, lie in his academics, friends, and his love of computers and technology. When getting to know Zackary, it becomes clear that he places his greatest emphasis on his friends. When asked what he was very good at doing, Zack’s go-to answer was how good he is at caring for and helping his closest friends. One of his favorite activities during the latest summer was also hanging out and chatting with his friends. He enjoyed it even more so than his other favorite hobbies of watching TV shows or playing video-games, two activities that take up most of his free time. Zack’s favorite things when it came to school include the opportunities to learn as well as the opportunity to meet with his friends while attending. Zack had a bit more to say, however, about things he might change about school in general; his biggest complaints with school are with regard to the hours of school days, which he found to be far too early for the students. “I have to get up around 5:30 in the morning to get ready for school. I wish I could get up at  7:00. Even that would be better,” he commented. He stated lastly that he personally works best in classrooms where teachers meet one-on-one with their students and treat the students like adults. On a final note, Zack wanted to mention to any readers that he isn’t overly serious as a person but instead a bit more silly than he might appear. He’s also a bit shy, though not enough that it keeps him from getting along with everyone around him.

Zackary Oliver, Contributors

May 23, 2017
2016-2017 School Year in Review (Story)
May 17, 2017
Lowellville Masks Up at Prom (Story)
May 02, 2017
The Annual YSU English Festival (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Five Helpful Tips for Entering One’s First Year of College (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
Lowellville’s Eighth Annual Have-A-Heart Basketball Tournament (Story)
Mar 15, 2017
Elementary School Celebrates Dr. Seuss’s Birthday (Story)
Mar 01, 2017
Senior Spotlight – Morgan LaCamera (Story)
Mar 01, 2017
Is Online Shopping Becoming the Main Way to Shop? (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the Nintendo Switch (Story)
Jan 30, 2017
The Second Lowellville Blood Drive of the Year (Story)
Jan 19, 2017
The Consumer Electronics Show (Story)
Jan 09, 2017
5 Movies to Get Excited For in 2017 (Story)
Dec 21, 2016
Ten Popular Gifts for Christmas In 2016 (Story)
Dec 14, 2016
Senior Spotlight – Matt Hynes (Story)
Dec 09, 2016
Boys Rocket Basketball Team vs. Wellsville (Story)
Dec 06, 2016
Are School Uniforms Needed? (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
What Is Thanksgiving? (Story)
Nov 14, 2016
Lowellville Seniors Go On Business Field Trip to YSU (Story)
Nov 04, 2016
The World Series – 2017 (Story)
Nov 01, 2016
The Lowellville Drama Club (Story)
Nov 01, 2016
Senior Spotlight – Alaya Chavers (Story)
Nov 01, 2016
“Bloodline” by Kate Cary (Story)
Oct 24, 2016
Colin Boyd, Senior Spotlight (Story)
Oct 17, 2016
2017, YSU, English Festival (Story)
Oct 07, 2016
Varsity Lowellville Vs. Lisbon Volleyball (Story)
Oct 07, 2016
Zack Oliver, Senior Spotlight (Story)
Oct 03, 2016
2016 Lowellville Homecoming (Story)
Sep 23, 2016
Lowellville Spirit Week (Story)
Sep 19, 2016
The iPhone 7 May Cause Apple Some Trouble (Story)
Sep 12, 2016
The Rockets Compete With The Bombers (Story)
Sep 06, 2016
The Lowellville Band Prepares for the 2016-2017 Year (Story)
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