Articles By: Julieta Romero

Should You Wait ‘Till 18?

Should You Wait ‘Till 18?

From the time students commence their high school career, they come in with the idea of having more freedom. One of the freedoms is being able to drive, but not everyone gets to drive right away. Some students decide on not getting their license once they are eligible to take the driver’s education course in high school. They decide to […]

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CONGRATULATIONS. After giving a special speech, Dr. Travis Burke gave senior, Chris Lerma his Park Scholarship from North Carolina State University and congratulated him. Photo by Julieta Romero.

Senior Ceremony

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Divorce: Does it Affect a Student?

Divorce: Does it Affect a Student?

Many students live a life where they go from one house to another, either every weekend or everyday. Living a life with divorced parents is not always easy. According to the article “Does Divorce Affect Academic Performance” by Maya Sasson, studies have shown that students who experience divorce do much worse in school. It says that part of the problem is […]

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A LOOK THROUGH THE BOOK. Each getting a look at different sections of the yearbook, seniors Joseph Taylor, Aaron Abemathy, Adam Steen, Holly Kuhn, focus on what the yearbook has for them on their final year. Photo by Julieta Romero

Yearbook Signing

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Gurdians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Gurdians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Not knowing what to expect from the movie I was about to watch in a few minutes, I come into the theater with nothing but a soda. I am ready to watch James Gunn’s sequel to the 2014 Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Starting off with the guardians fighting against a big, gooey monster it kicks off […]

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KEEP IT TO THE BEAT. Bodies facing the right side of the stage, heads facing the crowd, senior Corey Kirkman, senior Weston Butcher, senior Joseph Taylor, freshman David Henry, and junior Jalin Graham dance and sing their part of the performance. Photo by Julieta Romero

Disney the Musical

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Pete’s Dragon

Pete’s Dragon

Grabbing a blanket and my popcorn, I got ready to watch a movie I had anticipated on watching for a while now. A remake of the Disney’s 1977 animated movie brought back to life. This movie is Pete’s Dragon and it is about an orphaned boy, Pete (Oakes Fegley), who becomes best friend with Elliot, who so happens to be […]

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Overseas Traveler

Overseas Traveler

Every year there are always new students seen around school. Some students, come from other countries as part of the Study Abroad Program. From Taiwan to North Carolina, junior YuChing Lee came here to study. Coming to the United States was not always in her plans, until her mom told her about the Study Abroad Program. “After she told me […]

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Disney World Wonders

Disney World Wonders

Wednesday, March 19 starts the long bus ride for chorus. They begin their four day journey to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Getting to Florida made for a long, tiring bus ride made up of countless hours, and as soon as the chorus group got there they found out that their rooms were not ready to have guests. Right […]

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