Articles By: bryana konig

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DMI

There’s excitement in the air for dancers. With DanceMakers Inc. coming closer dancers are preparing for a six day long convention and national competition. Dance studios across the country travel to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to participate. Freshmen Mary Wood has never been to DMI but yearns to go with her friends from the studio she attends. “It sounds like […]

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Summer Classes

As we wrap up our school year Johnston Community College starts their summer courses. On May 16 JCC summer courses started for both college students and high school students in CCP classes. With the AP exams coming to a close select students taking summer courses through JCC aren’t done with the hard work just yet. Over the course of eight […]

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Canon Rebel T6i Review

Canon Rebel T6i Review

Canon cameras remain at the top of the market. The Canon Rebel T6i is the first Canon I have ever owned and the first DSLR camera. This camera has many settings including a personal setting for you to set any way you like. It also has a rechargeable battery just like other Canon cameras. This camera has many neat features […]

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Is Dance a Sport?

Is Dance a Sport?

Some questions remained unanswered. For years there has been debates over if dance is a sport or just a recreational activity. Junior Anthony Ramsey sees dance as a sport. “Dancers push themselves just as hard as any other athlete,” Ramsey said. “I have a friend that ran a mile and worked out for two hours as much as she could […]

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2015 Ford Focus Review

2015 Ford Focus Review

The 2015 model of the Ford Focus saved my life. Recently, I got in a wreck in this car and while the car is totaled I’m completely fine. I loved this car because of its ability to connect to my phone and its sport mode that I never got to use but loved having. The sporty look definitely pulled me […]

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AP Exams

AP Exams

In two short weeks a select group of students will be sitting quietly in a testing area for about four hours. Starting on May 7 certain classes will be starting to take AP exams. Some of these students are taking more than one of these exams. “I have three different AP exams this year,” junior Stanley Richmond said. Junior Izaiak […]

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To the Finish Line

To the Finish Line

Hearing the gun, the wind rushing by, and the finishing line getting closer and closer. Junior Altair McPherson tried many sports before settling on track. Her family has a history of sports. “My entire family plays a sport,” McPherson said. “We all have a sport we love. And I chose track.” McPherson has developed a love for track while staying […]

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Lesson Learned

Lesson Learned

In about two months the class of 2018 will be taking their walk across the stage. They have been dreaming about this moment and with every passing minute they are closer to living this dream. Throughout high school there are some very important lessons they have learned. Senior Emalee Chapman has learned to never give up. “I learned to keep […]

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A Weekend of Dance

A Weekend of Dance

The music blasting, the crowd cheering, the judges watching intently, and the excitement in the air. On March 24 and 25 there was a regional dance competition by the name of Dancers Inc. This competition took place at the Washington Duke Inn on the campus of Duke University. Many studios showed up to give it their all, in hopes of […]

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Life Outside School

Life Outside School

The amount of homework can be overwhelming by itself but with other activities it can just become a burden. There are students that spend hours doing extra curricular activities after school to then go home and spend hours doing homework. Sophomore Colby Jackson dances two to three hours every day. Having dance every day and having homework every night can […]

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