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Standing Tall

Standing Tall

Hailey Yarbrough, Co-Editor

January 25, 2017

Make me like a tree, God,  To stand tall,  Defined among the crowd.  I want to bend with all the changes  And the blowing of the riotous winds, But bestow upon me the ability to remain strong, Remain untouched, and remain dauntless.  Dear God, in life’s tests and pressing issues, Please creat...

Soar

Soar

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

January 20, 2017

I want you to know something. You were made to fly, You were born with wings. They’re quite the beauty, actually, With colors so brilliant, so alive, so eager to shine. They long to fan out, to grow, To lift you up, and to renew your strength once again. They want to set you free- But you never l...

Standing Tall

Standing Tall

Hailey Yarbrough, Co-Editor

January 20, 2017

Make me like a tree, God, To stand tall, Defined among the crowd. I want to bend with all the changes And the blowing of the riotous winds, But bestow upon me the ability to remain strong, Remain untouched, and remain dauntless. Dear God, in life’s tests and pressing issues, Please...

This Is What Christianity Means To Us

This Is What Christianity Means To Us

Hailey Yarbrough and JoAnn Ahn

November 7, 2016

To be a Christian, many believe one has to be perfect and abide by every rule under the sun. Others believe Christians are entirely judgmental and hypocritical when it comes to challenging times. But to truly be a follower of Christ, it actually means the exact opposite. Everyone is flawed, and it is...

Delilah

Delilah

Sam Perryman, Prose Editor

December 15, 2014

Delilah floated through the arched wooden doors. She paused and hovered at the top of the stairs, looking out toward a horizon that was obscured by buildings of various sizes. “My lord,” she said, addressing the heavens above the buildings, “how beautiful you are.” She danced down the concrete...

A Soldier’s Promise

A Soldier’s Promise

Jessica prouty, Staff Writer

December 11, 2014

“I will love you until the end of time.” The words brought forth merciless tears Accompanied by all the emotion she so effectively hid Conjured by her greatest impending fears   “I will come home someday very soon.” Her breathing caught, hitching in her lungs Halting...

The Mountain

The Mountain

Ashleigh Brown, Senior Editor

March 28, 2014

His name was Reggie, and he was wearing three hats, the coolest pair of sunglasses I’ve ever seen, and two coats when I met him. I was with my travelling companion, and boyfriend, and we were studying the Atlanta bus map, searching for a new adventure to go on. He walked right up and started chatting...

Following with Fellowship

Following with Fellowship

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes has started the 2013-2014 school year off on fire for Jesus! FCA is a student-lead ministry with the mission to “have a place where people can find out about Jesus Christ at school,” says Kyle West, a math teacher and FCA club sponsor. FCA is not exclusively for...

G.R.I.T.S: Girls Raised in the Spirit

G.R.I.T.S: Girls Raised in the Spirit

Emma Franklin, News Editor

February 4, 2014

Girls Raised in the Spirit is a weekly prayer group that meets every Tuesday morning and afternoon in Ms. Aponte’s room trailer 905. These girls help each other through the problems that they face in being both as Christians and as teenage girls. Whether one of the girls has a headache or does not...

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