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Top 7 Unique Gifts for Your Friends this Christmas

Top 7 Unique Gifts for Your Friends this Christmas

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The holidays are quickly approaching and the average teenager is already anticipating their various secret santa parties and racking their brains with gift ideas for their friendship circles. For the gift-giving impaired, Christmas can quickly turn from a joyous holiday to a stressful one. However, th...

An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

The sound of leaves crunching, wind blowing The taste of freshly made pumpkin pie, and perfectly baked turkey - We all have something that excites us or makes our mouth water in anticipation During the season.   Greetings and thank you’s echo through each family room Excitement,...

Quick DIY Christmas Gifts

Quick DIY Christmas Gifts

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer

January 8, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion

  Although we all hate to admit it, we all forget to buy Christmas gifts for each other at some point in our lives. For this reason, I have compiled a list of DIY quick Christmas gifts so you can make sure nobody is excluded this Christmas. 1). Hot Chocolate Snowmen For the first gift,...

Tabitha Evans

Tabitha Evans

Morgan Champion, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 8, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

When I was young, I was a big believer in imaginary friends. First, there was Margret, an imaginary old lady who gave me the best imaginary butterscotch I had ever tasted. Then, there was was Anne, an imaginary little girl who was about my age at the time. She would skip down the sidewalks with me at...

Life in No Particular Order: A Collection of Haikus

Life in No Particular Order: A Collection of Haikus

Leilani Gibbons, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Literature, Showcase

First, you pass away your soul will leave this green earth, and it is peaceful   Then you graduate. School was only some short years now you’re on your own   Before you know it, you are taking your first steps a kid on the move   You will start to age looking back on a great life, a wo...

Safe

Safe

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

I recently experienced one of those moments where I looked in the mirror and thought, “I am so incredibly unlovable.” I am sure all of us have had some of these moments when we realized it is not always easy for others to love us, and we can fill in the blanks for the reasons why. While I completely...

Yakin’ about ‘Yaking

Yakin’ about ‘Yaking

Natalie Wilson, Features Editor

December 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Sure, tubing with friends in Helen is totally rad. Yes, boating on a summer’s day is a blast. However, if these common activities only leave a longing for a new way to hit the waters, only a paddle and a life jacket are needed - it is time to load up a car full of friends and kayak it out. Kayaking...

Why Do You Have to Be so Rude?

Why Do You Have to Be so Rude?

Maddy James, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

I hate school. I hate it, not because of the continuous hours in a sitting position or the nasty cafeteria food or the piles of useless homework but because of the hatred I witness in the hallways daily. Summer is a time when kids are their happiest. They surround themselves with people who bring them...

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