Archive for May 18th, 2018

No Pain no Gain> Senior Kori Lawrence will do anything to get the ball, even if that means a little pain. People say it’s no wonder why she has the most goals in the county.

Running Towards a Goal

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Refuse to Lose > Throwing junior Chase Moore gives it his all to catch back up in the game against East Wake. Moore pitched and made it home in the game against East Wake. Photo by Jack Schweizer.

Refuse to Lose

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Pitch Perfect> Freshman Caleb Karie pitches during the game against East Wake in the third inning. “When I pitch I just try to keep myself calm and throw strikes,” Karie said. Photo by Abby Schumeyer.

Three Strikes Your Out

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Teachers March for Change

Teachers March for Change

Teachers from across the state rallied in the heat of May for changes in teacher pay and education funding. On Wednesday, May 8, teachers from across North Carolina gathered in Raleigh to fight for improvements in educational funding. This comes after teacher walkouts in Colorado and Arizona, education protests in Oklahoma and Kentucky and a successful teacher strike in West […]

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https://www.faytechcc.edu/campus-life/academic-resources/graduation/

New Schedule for the 2018-2019 School Year

The class of 2019 will graduate on May 31, 2019. First semester exams will be held prior to winter break, instead of after. In turn, second semester will begin in early January, and therefore, the school year will end earlier. “It’s awesome,” junior Margaret Page said. “There will be so much time to relax over Christmas break, and it will […]

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A Special Spin on Prom

A Special Spin on Prom

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How Students Feel They Did on AP Exams

How Students Feel They Did on AP Exams

The past week, students have been taking their Advanced Placement exams. Some students have mixed feelings about how they believe they performed on their exams. Junior Hunter Davis took the AP environmental science exam on Thursday, May 10 and the AP US history exam on Friday, May 11. Davis has mixed feelings about how she did on her exams, but […]

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Brianna’s Boutique

Brianna’s Boutique

Junior Brianna Slaughter has an affiliation with Legging Army, and she calls it Brianna’s Boutique and all the sales go towards her college tuition. Since she doesn’t own Legging Army, she gets a commission of what she sells. “I am going to use it to buy my textbooks for the new semesters to come,” Slaughter said. Legging Army requires a […]

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Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classroom

Technology is a growing concern when it comes to use in the classroom. Some teachers and students advocate for the use of smartphones and Chromebooks to facilitate learning, while others believe that technology may distract students from their learning. According to EdTech, 74 percent of educators support the use of technology in a classroom environment. “Students are able to research […]

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What Students Think the Principal Needs to Focus On Next School Year

What Students Think the Principal Needs to Focus On Next School Year

Many students think there needs to be some improvements to the upcoming school year. Whether it is power lunch, practice lockdowns in the cafeteria or replacing west success, the students want the principal to focus on improving the upcoming school year. Junior Brooke Burns thinks that the school needs to focus more on lockdown safety. Burns brings up the point […]

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