Full Name: Delaney Jean LeFever
Birthday: August 29th
Nicknames: Dee, Laney, Lulu
Favorite Movie: The Last Song Favorite Color: Turquoise
Favorite Actor/Actress: Robert Buckley
Favorite Pastime: Hanging out with friends, Watching Netflix
Favorite Music Artist: Thomas Rhett
Favorite Teacher: Mrs. Varah
Favorite Animal: Elephant
Favorite Author: John Green
Favorite TV Show: New Girl
Favorite Subject: Graphic Design
Favorite Place to Shop: American Eagle
Favorite Hangout: Friend’s house
Most Prized Possession: Phone
Favorite Thing to do with Friends: Shop
Pets: African Grey (Sable)
Favorite Book/Magazine: The Fault in Our Stars
If You Could Be Anyone Else Who Would You Be?: Sophia Bush
Favorite Sport: Volleyball
Advice for Underclassmen: Enjoy high school, it goes by fast
Problem That Concerns You: Not knowing what my future will be like
Unique About You: I like to be organized
Plans After High School: Attend College
Lifetime Goals: Have a job that I enjoy doing and get married
Extracurricular Activities: FBLA
Favorite School Memory: Telling Tyren she had a dance contest for College English and it wasn’t actually an
assignment… the good thing was, she didn’t get in trouble.
Quote to Live By: “Don’t wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.” –John Meyer
National Poinsettia Day
By: Rachel Linden
National Poinsettia Day is December
and each year across the United States, people recognize the
holiday. The poinsettia plant’s connection to the Christmas season dates back to 16th century Mexico.
Legend tells of a girl who worried she had no gift to celebrate Jesus’s birthday because she was too poor. An
angel tells her to give any gift with love. The young girl gathered weeds from along the side of a road and
placed them around the manger. Miraculously, they turned into red stars.
Facts about National Poinsettia Day:
1. Red is the traditional holiday color, but there are more than 100 varieties of poinsettia.
2. We celebrate National Poinsettia Day on December 12 to mark the 1851 remembrance of Joel Poinsett
who died on that day.
3. Dr. Joel Roberts Poinsett the botanist who first sent flowers to the U.S. from Mexico.
4. Poinsett first introduced the plant to U.S. in 1828 most botanists dismissed it as a weed.
5. In Mexico poinsettias are not just for Christmas; they are grown year round and can be as tall as 16 feet.
6. Contrary to belief, poinsettias are not poisonous plants.