Articles By: Anna Howell

Decorating Grad Caps

Decorating Grad Caps

In a sea of teal and silver, students march towards the end of their high school career and some stand out as their brightly colored caps shine against the monotony of a graduation uniform. Whether it is high school or college, students have been decorating and personalizing their graduation caps for years. With the ending of their journey through school, […]

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Spring Signing Day

Spring Signing Day

Athletes stood with their parents, friends, coaches, and teammates as they excitedly waited for their turn at the signing table, something they each had been working towards for a long time. On Wednesday, March 21 spring athletes signed to their future colleges for the sport they had been dedicated to for years, and will continue to be dedicated to as […]

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The School Lockdown

The School Lockdown

In a dark room, students huddled against each other in the corners of their classrooms, fearing for their lives and the lives of their friends as they heard police officers roaming the halls and helicopter blades whirring overhead. On Friday, March 9 seven teenagers entered the school, coming to pick up a girl after talking with her online. When questioned […]

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The Greatest Prom on Earth

The Greatest Prom on Earth

With crackling yellowed film and enormous elephants inside bright colored tents that spiral into the sky, the prom this year wants to capture the essence of a vintage circus. Each year, the prom committee comes up with different themes for the prom, voting on the best and unique ideas that will wow the student body. Senior Summer Lanier came up […]

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All-District Band

All-District Band

Students fumble with their sheet music and fidget with their instruments as they wait for their audition to start, counting down the minutes. Junior Hunter Comeford and 30 other band students auditioned for the All-District band, an honors band that consists of everyone in the southeastern district who auditioned and got accepted. Him and nine other students made the cut […]

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A Night of Swing and Soul

A Night of Swing and Soul

Soft jazz mixed with tangy rhythms fill the auditorium and bounces off the walls as some of the school’s musicians play their favorite jazz artists music. On Friday, January 11, the jazz ensemble and chorus’s gospel choir will put on ‘A Night of Swing and Soul’, a collaborative performance featuring many jazz artist’s music. Senior Andrew Cece, who has been […]

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The Times Up Movement

The Times Up Movement

With the beginning of 2018 comes a movement that is tired of waiting. Fighting against sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace, women around the nation fight to have their voices heard through the Times Up movement. The movement started when 700,000 female farmworkers, part of the Alianza Nacional de Campesinas (the National Farmworker Women’s Alliance), sent a letter […]

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Props for the Show

Props for the Show

Glitter and fake snow dusts the ground and storefronts, huge trees, ornaments, and icebergs are strategically placed across the stage. The props, each standing out on their own, shine when they are put underneath the lights. Each year, there is a christmas show put on by the arts department which is shown for two nights and a version of it […]

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A Captain and the Guard

A Captain and the Guard

With blaring music, expressive dancing and facial expressions, and the complicated twirling and throwing of flags and rifles, guard is a sport all its own. Senior Michelle Tiffany, who has been the captain of the guard for two years, led the new season’s guard auditions. While a little different this year, the guard still got to assess who could stay […]

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Senior Superlatives

Senior Superlatives

A huddle of seniors hunch over their phones and computers, thinking for a moment before laughing and frantically typing out one of their peer’s names. Each year, the senior SGA chooses the superlatives that each senior will study and select their friends for. It gives seniors a chance to recognize their fellow classmates in either a funny or praising way. […]

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