Archive for May 4th, 2018

NHS Induction Ceremony

NHS Induction Ceremony

Sydney Beasley NHS Induction Ceremony On Monday, April 30, the new National Honors Society inductees gathered in the cafeteria for the induction ceremony. Several students were selected to be inducted to NHS. Senior Marianna “Tessa” Starkweather is the Secretary of the club. “The ceremony began on an unsteady note, as our club president, Britta, injured herself while setting up. This […]

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Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

Walking up in perplexion, senior English teacher Brian Vanderlaske is the Johnston County Schools teacher of the year. Each year, the Johnston County Public Schools district holds the Flame for Learning Award Banquet, in which one teacher from the county is awarded the Flame for Learning Award and designated the district teacher of the year, alongside a total cash prize […]

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North Carolina: What are You Waiting For?

North Carolina: What are You Waiting For?

Thunder crashes and torrential rains fall, as winds rush by, displacing all in their path. Citizens listen from within their homes to the sound of disaster outside. Rain is followed by thunder and thunder is followed by wind, until finally silence prevails. Images of such a storm resonate with North Carolinians. The flood waters are long gone, but the effects […]

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Teachers’ Off The Clock Jobs

Teachers’ Off The Clock Jobs

Teachers get summers off, go home in the middle of the afternoon, and are paid well. They have it easy, right? For some teachers these are myths, as data from the National Center for Education Statistics reports that about 16 percent of United States teachers are forced to work an additional job outside of the school system. North Carolina in […]

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High School Class Clusters

High School Class Clusters

For students to be able to receive their diploma at the end of their senior year, they must take a cluster of elective classes that all revolve around the same subject. There are several different class clusters that students could take to find interest in a future career or to learn more in depth of something they are interested in. […]

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Most Influential Teachers

Most Influential Teachers

Several students have had a certain teacher or person in their life that has helped them get through the “hardest time of their life,” high school. Whether it’s because they taught them everything they know about a certain subject or they have helped them to get through a hard time, that teacher has influenced their students greatly. For junior Brianna […]

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Freshmen First Year

Freshmen First Year

As the 2017-2018 school year comes to an end, the freshman class has survived their first year of high school. With overcoming new obstacles, meeting new faces from other schools, learning time management and facing harder courses, freshmen have almost come to the end of one out of four years. Freshman Hayden Barefoot’s first year has treated him well because […]

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Featured: Junior Kaitlyn Pendergraph

Free Audiobooks Are Back

As summer vacation rolls around and students are released from school, two groups work together to provide a new take on reading. Each spring, around the end of April and beginning of May, SYNC Audio Books for Teens and Audiofile team up to provided free audiobooks to youth. “SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13 and up,” […]

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Juggling School, Work and Social Life

Juggling School, Work and Social Life

Students around the school struggle juggling their personal schedule’s when it comes to making plans to hang out with friends or family and completing school assignments, all the while having a job. Although the school year is quickly coming to an end, school students still have to worry about studying for exams, doing homework, and getting volunteer hours in for […]

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Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella