Category: Features

What Alumni Wish They Knew Before Heading to College

What Alumni Wish They Knew Before Heading to College

Starting college can be a scary experience, and all incoming freshmen hunt for advice from any source available. Alumni from the classes of 2014 and 2013 provided their biggest lessons they learned in college, both socially and academically, to help calm that feeling of “I wish I knew.” The new social environment college presents is based on both being around […]

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Scoring Goals and Setting Records

Scoring Goals and Setting Records

Clods of grass soar through the air as the ball is kicked gracefully to and fro, back and forth. A combination of fluid motions leaves the defense behind and forgotten. All that is left is the goalie. After a few aggressive strides forward, the ball is shot powerfully past the goalkeeper and into the net. The crowd cheers and her […]

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Picture taken July 3-4, 2014 by Anderson while on an investigation at Camden County Jail

Paranormal Investigations

The “paranormal” has always intrigued America. Movies such as Poltergeist or Ghostbusters reinvented the way society sees ghosts. Society’s passion regarding scary movies, children’s participation in Halloween, and even the existence of ouija boards all prove America’s long-lived fascination with the occult. Ghosts, or spirits, make up a large part of Mark Anderson’s career. The phrase paranormal, as defined by […]

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ASL Stole the Silent Show

ASL Stole the Silent Show

The lights were dimmed, the crowd was silent and  stories were told without saying a single word. May 8 was the first American Sign Language (ASL) Deaf Performance Night. ASL 4 has been planning Deaf Performance Night since the beginning of this semester. The performance was in the auditorium and included songs, poems, skits, charades, guess who, a cooking show […]

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Some of the graduating class happily pose in the shirts of their chosen colleges.

Decided and Excited

As the year comes to a close, graduating seniors have decided on their future plans. May 1 was National “Decision” day– universities and colleges across the country required rising students for the 2015 fall semester to submit their deposit and secure their spot in the freshman class by midnight. Students going to college celebrate this day by wearing spirit wear […]

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Exploring UNCC

Exploring UNCC

The University of North Carolina in Charlotte (UNCC) showed off their school to prospective students on April 25. The Forty niners set up and managed the Explore Open House for high school sophomores and juniors to preview the college. Their goal is to persuade the students to become a “niner” themselves. The day began at 9 am in the Barnhardt […]

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Let’s meet… Freddy Santos : Q&A

Let’s meet… Freddy Santos : Q&A

Name: Freddy Santos   Grade: 10 Favorite Hobbies: Hanging out with friends   Favorite Subject: Gym   Least Favorite Subject: Math because he thinks its hard and he does not do well.   Favorite Song: He likes all kinds of music.   Funniest Event: Seeing his friend getting punched in the face.     Favorite TV Show: ESPN   Favorite Movie: […]

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Let’s meet… Kyli McDonald : Q&A

Let’s meet… Kyli McDonald : Q&A

Kyli McDonald Grade: 10 Favorite hobbies: Art and listening to music Favorite subject: “Science because it gives an explanation to everything around us and it is fascinating to know how things happen and why.” Least favorite subject: “Math because there are so many rules and formulas to follow. If you mess up one little error you mess up everywhere.” Favorite […]

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The Blue team, “Blue’s Clues,” poses to spell out “Caswell.” (From L to R: Paige Simons, Shelbey Sparrow, Kaitlyn Misinonile, Justin Denning, Hailee Clark, Victoria Guy, Scott Chesnutt, Cody Rutherford, Jowann Holder, Ben Meshaw, Mercedes Wynn-Walker, Andre Wilson, Mallory Cheek, Jacob Higgins.) Photo submitted by Shelbey Sparrow.

The Caswell Experience

School field trips typically include a crowded bus ride, angry chaperones and long reports to write. Leadership retreats entail long seminars and ancient guest speakers. The Caswell trip manages to leave all those elements behind, favoring laughter, friendships and activities instead– while being held on the sandy North Carolina coast. The annual Caswell Leadership Retreat was held from Jan. 17 […]

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Photo by: Tre Frederick

Tre Frederick – NC SADD Student of the Year

During the final morning banquet of the Students Against Destructive Decisions, commonly referred to as SADD,  Raleigh-Durham conference on Nov. 3, Tre Frederick was given the award of North Carolina SADD Student of the Year. The North Carolina SADD Department and Harriet Southerland awarded Frederick for his work at their meetings and his motivation. Southerland handed Frederick his award and […]

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