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Portrait Photography

Portrait Photography

Issac Rodriguez, Magazine Manager
January 20, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!

Update Thursday Jan. 28 Katelyn Todd said there is a hierarchy of awards. "You have the gold key award, the silver key award and honorable mentions, so my piece won silver key in photography," Todd said.  Todd found out about her award in 2R. "I was super super super happy because that’s a r...

Winter Wish Week 2016

Winter Wish Week 2016

Mýah Pitter, Staffer
January 8, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

Starting Monday, January 25, to Saturday, January 30, Student Government will be sponsoring Winter Wish Week.

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Holiday Season Activities

Holiday Season Activities

Mahwish Rana, Staffer
December 11, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!

The holiday season is here and it can be difficult to get into the holiday spirit. Some things to do during the season include having movie nights, going out to dinner, or enjoying a night inside with family and friends. According to the site www.defrumpme.com these activities are a great way to get i...

2015 Finals Schedule

2015 Finals Schedule

Mýah Pitter, Staffer
December 8, 2015
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!

Starting on Tuesday, December 15 to December 16, students will be taking their first semester finals from 7:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m, and on Thursday, December 17, students will be taking their finals form 7:10 a.m.-10:25 a.m. “I have already started studying for my finals,” sophomore, Kendra Larrea said. ...

Fall Candles

Fall Candles

Nafees Abidi, Staffer
December 4, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!

Junior Mahalete Molla has boxes full of candles stuffed in her closet just incase she runs out of candles. She loves the smell and aroma of pumpkin spice, vanilla, and many other scents filling the atmosphere around her. Now candles weren’t created to be used for aroma when they first began. According...

Non Traditional Thanksgiving Ideas

Non Traditional Thanksgiving Ideas

Nisha Razack, Staffer
November 20, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!, Student Life

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. However, for the students and staff that would like to do something different this year, below are some non-traditional ideas:  Nadia Tyson-Razack Give back to the community:  If my grandfather isn’t busy working during Thanksgiving, he goes to the so...

2015 Oxford Word of the Year

2015 Oxford Word of the Year

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Editor
November 17, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!, News

                       The 2015 Oxford word of the year is …. ? The 2015 Oxford dictionary named its word of the year yesterday. However, this word has no letters. Just like the Oxford dictionary does every year, a team of lexicographers got together to find a word that captured Amer...

How Girls Mature

How Girls Mature

Nafees Abidi, Staffer
November 11, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!, Student Life

Throughout my journey of highschool, my mentality about men has extremely evolved! I have noticed younger classmen girls have a different theory about how to talk to boys than older classmen girls do. “I don't want to be tied down by no guy. I do consider myself to be hard to get and hard to approach...

Teen Gets Suspended For Wearing A Shirt.

Teen Gets Suspended For Wearing A Shirt.

Mýah Pitter, Staffer
October 5, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Student Life

A South Carolina student at Chesnee High School got into a dispute with the school's administration as she was suspended for wearing a shirt that stated "Nobody Knows I'm A Lesbian." Senior, Briana Popour said that she had ultimately come out as a lesbian, and states that she had worn the shirt before...

Mayday Parade: Black Lines

Amber Badger, Staffer
September 18, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions

Have an interest in punk music? Looking for more bands in that genre? Look no farther. Mayday Parade is a punk band that has been gaining a large fandom since their debut EP "Tales Told by Dead Friends was released in 2006. Without any label support they sold over 50,000 copies of the album. In 2007...

Pay Attention!

Stephanie Braun, Editor
May 18, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!, News

Studies show that humans have a shorter attention span than a goldfish.

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NFL’s First Online Game

NFL’s First Online Game

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Staffer
March 26, 2015
Filed under Check This Out!, Sports

Kyna Fitzpatrick The NFL announced on March 25  hat they would now be streaming one regular season game that will only be available for fans to watch online this upcoming Football season. The game that the NFl wants to stream live online is between the Buffalo Bills and Jackson Jaguars during week seven of the 2015 season. The game betwe...

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