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Friday football fashion

Alina Frederick, Editor
August 22, 2019

It is a Friday morning. Students stroll Eagle Mountain outfits coordinated for the first football game of the season. Glitter is scattered across the parking lot; cheerleaders are in uniform, the football players in theirs.  “The idea of having themes each football game is genius. It radiates the school spirit much more and makes the games more fun,” Alec Blanchard, senior, said.  At the end of each school year, the...

Tackling the trash:  Students vs. pollution

Libby Reach, Reporter
May 23, 2019

Saving the environment can be as simple as picking up a piece of trash, to starting an organization to help clean up the planet. Millions around the world are making a point to be part of the worldwide clean-up. Students at Etowah can make their mark on the world by joining this movement in making Etowah well-known for being an environmentally-friendly school.  “The biggest way to make a change is to evaluate your output and cut out what you...

We did start the fire

Angel Beltran, Reporter
August 23, 2019

A silence falls over the field. Marchers stand at attention, carefully watching the drum majors whose hands direct them when to begin playing their music. As the tune starts, it brings images of fire to the audiences’ imagination. The tempo speeds up, and panic starts to form as the imaginary fire spreads rapidly, destroying everything in its path. The Marching Eagles are performing their show “Fire...

Fashion blast from the past

Laurel O'Brien, Reporter
May 2, 2019

From Birkenstocks to boy bands, and even scrunchies, some of the most popular trends of the early 2000s have resurfaced recently and unexpectedly. Many teens do not even know that what they are wearing  today was a trend years ago.   “I think it’s cool that some trends are making a comeback and that teens now enjoy these old trends,” Addie Szymanski, freshman, said.   A popular shoe...

Forecasting the future:  cloudy with a chance of Apocalypse

Daynie Armstrong, Reporter
May 1, 2019

Imagine losing a sibling and then seeing him return in a matter of years—seventeen to be exact—then he says that the world is going to end in eight days. Crazy, right?  “The Umbrella Academy” on Netflix depicts the life of seven children all born on the same day with individual superpowers.  “I cannot stop looking at ‘[The] Umbrella Academy’ memes, and I also have a poster coming...

The Voice of Eagle Mountain
The Voice of Eagle Mountain