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What Happened to Carl Azuz?
What Happened to Carl Azuz?
Gabe Mannion, Reporter • November 17, 2022

  The longtime host of CNN 10, Carl Azuz, seemingly disappeared from the show. When CNN 10 started airing again for school on September 12, viewers were surprised not to see Azuz. His place as the...

Highlight of a day in Craig High School
Qui Bowen (Keshi), Reporter • October 24, 2022

Do you remember your first day at Craig High School? Was it exciting or nerve-wracking?  Everyone had happy and sad times during their time at Craig. What was the most...

Queen Elizabeth II, who ruled for more than 75 years, left a legacy of public service and steady leadership.

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Passing of Queen Elizabeth signals change
Zara Stock, Reporter • October 18, 2022

On the 8th of September, the world received the news that the Queen of England had passed away.  After more than 70 years on the throne, the passing of Queen Elizabeth...

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Poetry Corner #1
Poetry Corner #1
Zacrye Crowe, Carter McCombs, and Stephanie Provo November 7, 2022

The Craig Criterion is proud to present the Creative Corner, where students can submit poetry, short stories, prose, and more. This is the first installment of a new series of articles focused on student poetry. Each week, we...

Addams Family comes to Craig High School
Addams Family comes to Craig High School
Jacob Braatz April 5, 2022

Excitement has grown in the music wing with a climatic show of dark and a familiar piano lick. The Addams Family is coming to Craig!   Based on the classic 1960’s TV show of the same name, the musical revolves around...

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Girls basketball off to winning start
Girls basketball off to winning start
Criterion Staff November 17, 2022

The Craig Cougars have arrived. The girls basketball team opened the 2022-23 season with a convincing 74-49 victory over the Stoughton Vikings in a non-conference game. They were led by senior and...

Craigs girls and boys teams finish second in the Stoughton Sectional. This is the first time since 2009 that both teams will complete at State.

Girls team (left to right): Julianna Moran (10),  Abigayl Anderson (10), Abi Austin (11), Kera Riley (12), Addison Fagan (10), Liza Burke (10), and Kaitlynn OLeary (10)

Boys team (left to right): Damien Soto (12), Jack Myre (11), Leo Burke (12), Matt McBride (12), Jack Austin (12), Tyler Hegel (10), Jose Gomez-Soto (12)
Cross country teams return to state 
Gabe Mannion, Reporter • October 26, 2022

On Saturday, Oct. 23, Craig’s cross country team took second place in sectionals for both boys and girls at the Stoughton High School course. These efforts qualified both teams for a trip to the 2022...

New Coach, Same Attitude
Ellen Joyce, Reporter • September 27, 2022

There was a significant change in the Craig girls’ volleyball program for the 2022 season. After the 2021 season last year, they bid a sad goodbye to their seven graduating seniors as well as their coach. Around...

Not a Runner? No Problem. Try Cross Country Anyway
Not a Runner? No Problem. Try Cross Country Anyway
Gabe Mannion, Guest Columnist • May 24, 2022

Running is filled with pain. It is said no pain, no gain, and in cross country, this phrase has never been more true. Faced with the challenges of massive hills and uncontrolled conditions, racing can...

Cougar Comics #18
Inspired by real events
Cougar Comics #18
Molly Schroeder, Artist and Reporter • January 10, 2022

Cougar Comics #17
Cougar Comics #17
Molly Schroeder, Artist and Reporter • January 10, 2022

Cougar Comics #10
Cougar Comics #10
Molly Schroeder, Artist and Reporter • February 24, 2021

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