Category: Features

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

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A Special Spin on Prom

A Special Spin on Prom

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Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classroom

Technology is a growing concern when it comes to use in the classroom. Some teachers and students advocate for the use of smartphones and Chromebooks to facilitate learning, while others believe that technology may distract students from their learning. According to EdTech, 74 percent of educators support the use of technology in a classroom environment. “Students are able to research […]

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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 School

Summer School

With less than a month left of school, some students have no hope of passing their classes. One of the options those students have is summer school through a program called Connexus, its curriculum that allows a slow or fast paced learning structure for students in an online environment. The program includes only standard core classes, and any course completed […]

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Announcement From Our Assistant Principal

Announcement From Our Assistant Principal

Ms. Mangum has some exciting news.

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Junior End of Year Stress

Junior End of Year Stress

Sydney Beasley Junior End of Year Stress Senior year is approaching. Juniors are currently preparing for AP exams and college applications, along with many other responsibilities. With all of this coming so soon, many juniors are starting to feel the heat. A survey was conducted amongst 20 juniors, asking about their stress at this point in the year. “I think […]

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Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

Walking up in perplexion, senior English teacher Brian Vanderlaske is the Johnston County Schools teacher of the year. Each year, the Johnston County Public Schools district holds the Flame for Learning Award Banquet, in which one teacher from the county is awarded the Flame for Learning Award and designated the district teacher of the year, alongside a total cash prize […]

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North Carolina: What are You Waiting For?

North Carolina: What are You Waiting For?

Thunder crashes and torrential rains fall, as winds rush by, displacing all in their path. Citizens listen from within their homes to the sound of disaster outside. Rain is followed by thunder and thunder is followed by wind, until finally silence prevails. Images of such a storm resonate with North Carolinians. The flood waters are long gone, but the effects […]

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Teachers’ Off The Clock Jobs

Teachers’ Off The Clock Jobs

Teachers get summers off, go home in the middle of the afternoon, and are paid well. They have it easy, right? For some teachers these are myths, as data from the National Center for Education Statistics reports that about 16 percent of United States teachers are forced to work an additional job outside of the school system. North Carolina in […]

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