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  • March 9Don't forget! The Blood Drive is Monday, March 20

  • March 6Congratulations Eagles Gymnastics team on winning your meet

  • March 6Seniors! Don't forget to fill out the Senior Spotlight survey located in your e-mail

  • Maddison Mewett Senior Spotlight

    Maddison Mewett Senior Spotlight

    March 23, 2017

    What is your favorite thing about senior year? Only having three classes. What are you going to miss most when you graduate? The sports team I play on. What are you going to miss least? Senior Project. What are you doing/did for your senior project? Hos...

  • On the road to state

    On the road to state

    Madeline Fisher, Staff reporter

    February 28, 2017

    After winning the region science fair, Etowah sophomore, Gwenevere Wrye, is headed to the state level to compete over spring break. "I'm excited to represent Etowah at state," Wrye said. Wrye's project is about taboo words, words that evoke emotion, and how they effect the memory of adolescents....

  • Ball of duty

    Ball of duty

    Haley James and Garrett Estes

    February 16, 2017

    Most Etowah students know how Principal Ball has changed Etowah.  Whether it is cleaning up the new campus or raising test scores, he has done an incredible job improving the school. He improved Etowah's reputation; however, not as many people are aware of the ways the school and the students in it...

    Danielle Goold (DG10187)

  • Miracle for Matthew Lane

    Miracle for Matthew Lane

    Danielle Goold, editor-in-chief

    January 31, 2017

    A New Year miracle for sophomore Matthew Lane. Over 100 people raised $7,580 in just 12 days. Lane’s doctor diagnosed him with bone cancer in his jaw late last year. It appeared he had a tooth growing inside his jaw, but after going to an oral surgeon, Lane soon found out there was also a cancerous...

    Danielle Goold (DG10187)

  • Sharing memories one page at a time

    Sharing memories one page at a time

    christen ellenberg, staff reporter

    January 27, 2017

    “Yearbook is all about preserving memories, making a time capsule to look back on at various stages in life,” Margo Kemmerer, yearbook teacher said. Offered as a class at Etowah, yearbook students take part in making the memories of their classmates and teachers. Like the journalism class, yearbook...

Sports Calender

March 20th
Boys' Golf vs Centennial @ Roswell GC: 4- 6:30 p.m.
Girls' Golf vs West Forsyth @ Echelon GC: 4-6:30 p.m.
Girls' Lacrosse vs Lassiter @ Home: 5:45-8:45
March 21st
Girls' Golf vs Lassiter @ Towne Lake Hills: 4-6:30 p.m.
Competition Cheer try-outs @ Old Gym: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
B&G Tennis vs Roswell @ Roswell Recreation Center
Boys' Lacrosse vs Sequoyah @ Home: 5:30-9:30 p.m.
JV Baseball @ Roswell: 5:45-7:30 p.m.
V Baseball vs Roswell @ Home: 5:45-7:45
March 22nd
Boys' Golf vs Cherokee & Woodstock @ Eagle Watch Golf Course: 4-7 p.m.
Competition Cheer tryouts @ EE gym: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Girls' Golf vs Woodstock @ Towne Lake Hills Golf Course: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
JV Track County Championships @ Home: 4:30-9 p.m.

March madness for women’s equality

March madness for women’s equality

Haley James, staff reporter

Once upon a time, it was naturally expected that a woman should stay at home to cook and clean while her husband went off to work. Women did not have the right to vote, the capability to defend themselves, and were viewed...

March 22No Comments

History and mystery behind St. Patty’s Day

Kellie Little, staff reporter

The colorful history of St. Patrick’s day includes: the color blue being interchangeable with green, Catholicism, leprechauns, and alcohol. Also shamrocks. Who could forget shamrocks? St. Patrick’s Day originated in...

March 15No Comments

Kick butts

Kick butts

Madeline Bernard, reporter

Every single day, 3,000 teenagers light up and smoke their first cigarette. For many, that one choice gets them hooked to a deadly habit. A habit that ultimately robs them of their life. Few know the dangers of smoking,...

March 15No Comments

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Ultimate Frisbee, ultimate fun

Ultimate Frisbee, ultimate fun

Madeline Fisher, Staff reporter

Are you approaching high school, or even in high school, and feel as if you have not found your "thing" yet? No need to fret. Chris O'Cleary, physical education teacher at Oak Grove Elementary, is trying to start an Ultima...

March 14No Comments

  • Wrestling their way to State March 8
  • The legacy continues March 8
  • The ABCs of lettering March 8
  • Signing Day March 2

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Maddison Mewett Senior Spotlight

Maddison Mewett Senior Spotlight

What is your favorite thing about senior year? Only having three classes. What are you going to miss most when you graduate? The sports team I play on. What are you going t...

March 23No Comments

Will you paint the night away with me?

Will you paint the night away with me?

March 17

Break out of your walls

March 15

History and mystery behind St. Patty’s Day

March 15

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