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Higher education comes with a cost

Higher education comes with a cost

February 27, 2014

Money is a big issue in our generation, especially when it comes to school. College is one of the most expensive sources of education out there, but of course, it also all depends on how successful you would desire to be. Prices range from a couple thousand dollars to tens and even twenty thousand dol...

7 Jobs in High Demand

February 18, 2014

Many students are extremely worried about their future. They’re not sure what kind of career choices they should make and what’s going to be in demand in the near future. From Biomedical Engineering to Athletic Trainers, there are tons of jobs that can l keep one you afloat, even in a financial cri...

Pre-season Q&A with Tennis Coach

Pre-season Q&A with Tennis Coach

February 3, 2014

Q:How confident do you feel about the Boys Varsity Tennis team match tonight? A: "Honestly I'm very confident. The opponent is Evans our rivals, they are only bringing three players. We actually have to win one match to get the victory. I'm feeling pretty good about it." Q: How do you think the los...

DIY: 52 reasons why I love you

DIY: 52 reasons why I love you

January 27, 2014

  In need of something cute and non-expensive to give your special somebody on St. Valentine's Day? This DIY will help you do exactly in four steps....

GALLERY: Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Mount Verde

GALLERY: Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Mount Verde

January 15, 2014

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New JA teacher announced

New JA teacher announced

December 17, 2013

The new Junior Achievement business teacher is said to arrive on Dec. 16. After former business and entrepreneurship  teacher Catherine Watters handed in her resignation, many students were all left wondering, "What now?" After many months of sitting around, the students are ready to receive their new te...

Students Respond to Fast Food Workers Strike

Students Respond to Fast Food Workers Strike

December 10, 2013

"Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, it's no fun, to survive, on low low low low pay." Fast food employees came up with chants such as this one as they held a one-day labor strike Dec. 5 in an effort to get fast food companies to raise the minimum wage. According to the U.S. Department of ...

Sophomore Battles Sickle Cell Anemia

December 5, 2013

The dismissal bell has rung. School is out, but her pain is just starting to kick in. She gets on the bus and slowly collapses on the stiff bus seat. Her eyes shut, and her breathing becomes heavy. "What's wrong Carolina?" her friend asked. "It's back," she replies. "It hurts." She then breathes slo...

JT: Prince of Pop

November 21, 2013

The curtains slide open. He stands at the microphone, head bowed down. The lights go up. The music starts. After seven years, Justin Timberlake came out with a new album this year on Mar. 15. Since then,Timberlake has also released the second half of the 20/20 experience. Just recently "TKO" debuted...

Convicted killer’s release affects freshman Raven Pugh

Convicted killer’s release affects freshman Raven Pugh

November 13, 2013

He was out. Nearly 15 years after being convicted for the murder of Roscoe Pugh Jr., Joseph Jenkins managed to walk out of the Franklin Correctional Facility in the Panhandle. And all it took were forged documents ordering a reduced sentence. A story that got national attention hit home for freshman...

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