Category: Features

Key Club’s Glow Run

Key Club’s Glow Run

Glowing lines of various colors line the path as runners go by as neon blurs in the night. Glow bracelets and necklaces bounce light onto the runner’s faces and arms as they sprint in the darkness towards the end of their 5k. On Friday, May 19, the Key club hosted a 5k glow run from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at […]

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Bullying In Schools

Bullying In Schools

Each year over 3.2 million students are bullied. Many parents believe that schools don’t take these bullying situations seriously. It’s been shown that teachers only intervene 4 percent of the time. Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying and 1 out of 10 students drop out because of it. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among […]

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Senior Walk

Senior Walk

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Alternative Prom

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Franklin Leaving

Franklin Leaving

The taped up rifle flies from his hand, spinning above his head before slamming back into his palm after a few seconds. He dances, tosses, spins, marches and plays. Phillip Franklin has been a part of guard and band for a long time, from high school to pursuing music in college and then landing him back at his hometown high […]

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Toy Drive

Toy Drive

The responsibilities that come with being Miss West Johnston go far beyond the stage. Senior Alasia Robertson was awarded the title in January. Robertson has been given the opportunity to participate in county wide events as a result of her newly acquired status. The most recent event in particular, is a toy drive. “The Toy Drive is a collaborative effort […]

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Junior Marshals

Junior Marshals

Each year a group of students are awarded the title of Junior Marshals. The group consists of the top 10% of the junior class based upon their class rank and academic performance. Junior Richard Hall holds the top rank in his class, leading him to receive recognition as this year’s lead marshal. “I put in as much work as I […]

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Frank Creech Art Exhibit

Frank Creech Art Exhibit

The stark white walls are dotted with frames filled with artwork and white light shines on the glass as people take in the student made art around them. Students, artists, teachers and parents wander through two small rooms and stare at the diverse style and characteristics of each piece of work. A local exhibit called The Frank Creech Art Gallery […]

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SEIZE THE DAY. Everyone in their groups, the chorus sings along to "Seize the Day". Photo Julieta Romero

Disney Dazzle

The happiest place on earth may be in our very own auditorium. This past weekend our fine arts department hosts their first “Disney Dazzle” revue performance. The show incorporates collectively the choral, dance, art and band departments in one production. Preparation amongst all participants has been ongoing for months. Junior Karolyne Batey is a honors chorus student and has been […]

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NO PLAN B. A quote seen often throughout the crowds was “no planet b,” highlighting the need to preserve the planet. Photo by Alexis Stephens.

There is no PLANet B

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