Articles By: Anna Howell

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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Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving

With warm candles, steaming food, and good friends with booming laughter, Friendsgiving is a rising tradition for adults, teenagers, and millennials alike. Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for families that either live far away or close together to gather and celebrate and give thanks for each other. While normally it is centered around family, today, people are putting their own […]

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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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