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  • November 1Congratulations to the drama department for their win performing their One Act play!

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  • October 26Congratulations Ladies' softball for a phenomenal season!

Start of something new

McKenzie, Editor

October 22, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

  New to the teaching staff this year is Charlie Parker, a Special Education literature teacher, as well as the assistant boys’ basketball coach. “I love it here! I work with fantastic teachers who love their jobs...

The history of the Democrats

August 28, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

THE HISTORY- THE GOOD OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY “Liberals” -Andrew Jackson, he was a man who did many things but probably the most important was the ideal of “universal male suffrage” so now, even if you are poor a...

Sleep is NOT for the weak

Teresa Chan, editor

August 28, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

Sleep, it is overrated, right?  Perhaps.  Over twice the amount of absences allowed for a student in the county, and well over the average number of tardies that seem reasonable for an AP student at Etowah, I am one of the many...

The history of Republicans

Teresa Chan, editor

August 28, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

THE HISTORY- THE GOOD OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY The GOP, the Grand Old Party… -Under Lincoln, it was issued through the Emancipation Proclamation that the slaves were no longer slaves, and the Civil War was a turning point ...

(ML) Mental healthThe Mental Health Joke

McKenzie Spindler, editor

August 28, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

Look back on your childhood for a second. When you were 10, what were you doing? Were you playing outside with some friends? Or maybe you were indoors playing video games or reading a book? Whichever it was, I can almost bet that...

Teen driving: part 4

Madeline Bernard, staff reporter

August 28, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

  On average, cell phone use makes drivers go out of control, and crash. In the amount of time it takes to check a phone, you may have already driven the length of a football field.   According to hg.org, young drivers ages...

What is even going on now?

Teresa Chan, editor

August 28, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

PRESENT DAY- WHAT IS EVEN GOING ON NOW 2017 The recent election has left many Americans either distraught and confused or happier than ever. For the first time in a long time, the Republicans have gathered much control over t...

Teen driving

Madeline Bernard, staff reporter

August 28, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

  Imagine hearing a young voice a few cars in front of you yell to another vehicle.   “Come on, chicken, speed up!” they would say.   You only hear profanities in return from the other vehicle, but you also take ...

Paper and pencil to tech savvy geniuses

Angel Beltran, staff reporter

May 23, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

Once upon a time students learned without the use of technology. They used the good old fashioned textbooks, no computer, no phones, and no internet. Is it hard to imagine? Think about it, just a few years ago we were taking the...

The underlying truth about suicide and mental health

McKenzie Spindler, editor

May 23, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

Look back on your childhood for a second. When you were 10, what were you doing? Were you playing outside with some friends? Or maybe indoors playing video games or reading a book. Whichever it was, I can almost bet that suicide...

Teen driving: part 3

Madeline Bernard, staff reporter

May 23, 2017

Filed under 2016-2017

  There are many rules when you first get a license, but who wants to follow all of them? Peer pressure also plays a role in it; some teens will call others names for not participating in certain activities, such as speeding or...

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