Articles By: Anna Howell

The Parent Show

The Parent Show

Metal poles and instruments glint against the blinding field lights and people cheer as flags are thrown up in unison, spinning suspensefully in the air. The parent show is the final show at the end of the competition season for marching band. It is something that the parents and the performers look forward to each year as a goodbye for […]

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Thirst Aid

Thirst Aid

Lugging in cases of water bottles, arms straining with the weight, students bring in donations for the Thirst Aid initiative in hope of helping those who have less than the basic necessities. This drive comes at a time when there are still people struggling in the aftermath of the recent hurricanes.  Senior Mckenna Shook hopes to help the affected parts […]

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FAFSA Help

FAFSA Help

On November 11 and 15 school officials and representatives tried to help students and parents get the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form completed and answered any questions anyone may have. The application is necessary for students wanting to receive financial help, so many students wanted to make sure there are no errors that would prevent them from […]

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The Caswell Retreat

The Caswell Retreat

Students smile and laugh with their new friends, having new conversations, new experiences, and creating a new outlook on how to lead the conversation in friendship. Caswell is a weekend retreat in January that focuses on team building and meeting new people through many different games and activities. People who are nominated show obvious leadership and friendship skills and are […]

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SADD Conference

SADD Conference

Drugs, smoking, drinking, and many other destructive decisions that can lead to harm is something that the SADD club is trying to prevent. This year marks the 35th annual Students Against Destructive Decisions conference where the entire club dedicates their time to make the conference informative and fun for all students and participants. Junior Landry Connors is a member of […]

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Cinderella

Cinderella

The spotlight hits their face as they stand before the judges with anticipation, and with a nod of a head they begin their performance for the new musical. On Tuesday, October 26, musical auditions for Cinderella took place, rallying dancers, singers, and actors together in the cafeteria. Senior Casey Hartley auditioned for the musical of Cinderella this year, hoping to […]

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Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

Either with fumbling hands or a confident step, students recite poems with a passion as they compete. Poetry Out Loud is a national poem recitation competition that begins at a school level. Students are chosen from each school to go to the state and then possibly national level, by memorizing and performing a poem. Senior Kiley Van Ryn is a […]

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What It’s Like on Homecoming

What It’s Like on Homecoming

They walk across the grass with bundled nerves and excitement, smiling at their family and friends who are cheering them on from the stands. Homecoming court is an annual event almost every school does and gives students the chance to choose the perfect pair to represent their class. Senior Makayla Brown was nominated and won the homecoming queen crown, along […]

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Inktober

Inktober

As pumpkins, skeletons, witches and other spooky things start to fill social media feeds at the start of October, the month also brings another event that has artists scrambling for their ink pens.  Inktober is in full swing and artists are letting their creativity flow with simple or intricate ink drawings that they post on their social media. Senior Tristan […]

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Class Against Class

Class Against Class

The ball, clutched in the quarterback’s hands as she looks for an open teammate, is suddenly chucked into the air, hoping to reach open arms that are sprinting down the field. The flags that are attached to their waists fly behind them, and hands clutch to take a pull one off, hoping to take a win for their team. Junior […]

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