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Top Five Haunted Halloween Attractions in North Georgia

Top Five Haunted Halloween Attractions in North Georgia

Bella Angell, Features and Opinion Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The term “haunted” has different meanings to different people, like small children may perceive carved pumpkins and corn mazes as scary while teenagers crave a larger scare factor in their pursuit of a haunted experience. This ranges from dark scenarios to special effects and beyond. In the following...

Celebrating Halloween into November – Top Fives

Celebrating Halloween into November – Top Fives

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Halloween may be over, but it’s such a fun holiday that many continue to celebrate the spookiness well into November. These Halloween treats are what we love about this fun holiday. Now, let’s run through the top five of some of our favorite aspects of Halloween that you can use to keep the spirit...

The Clown Apocalypse Is Here

The Clown Apocalypse Is Here

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

By now, it is hard for one to not be aware of the rumored sightings of clowns stalking around sidewalks and terrorizing communities. Reports have been made of people dressing in baggy and colorful “clown” clothing and chasing or threatening people (specifically children and teenagers). There is plenty...

Wraith of the Riverstone Reel

Wraith of the Riverstone Reel

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor

January 14, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Listen closely, dearest child, but surely not to me.  Listen to that breeze that blows every autumn from the hilltop, that catches your hat and plucks it from your feather hair.  It is not the wind that whistles among the streets, dear child; listen closer.  Yes, you hear it, do you not?  Hear the...

Gifts to a Witch

Gifts to a Witch

Savannah Keith, Poetry Editor

November 16, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Being a witch is hard. Our candle supply is in constant thirst, our incense stick stash is always burning up, and finding wands is a sylphing pain. Being caught without sage is as detrimental as being caught cursed, or even dead; ever-dwindling tea lights shine no light on the predicament at all. If...

Three Easy DIY Halloween Costumes for Procrastinators

Three Easy DIY Halloween Costumes for Procrastinators

Leilani Gibbons, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Any self-proclaimed procrastinator is familiar with the routine of waiting last minute to complete something, even after having months to prepare, and Halloween is not an exception to this pattern. If you are one of these previously mentioned procrastinators, chances are you have not planned your costume...

A Safe Alternative for Trick or Treating

A Safe Alternative for Trick or Treating

Julie Day, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014


Filed under School, Showcase

Trunk or treat is a community event that Mrs. Transu, Mrs. Vreeland, and the Student Council organizes. It provides a safe alternative for kids to trick or treat without going door to door. Instead, kids are allowed to trick or treat out of festively decorated car trunks. “Student Council offers a...

Oh, How Spooky!

Oh, How Spooky!

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014


Filed under Playlist

Trying to get into the spirit of Halloween while in high-school can be tough. This playlist will certainly help! While incorporating fun classic Halloween hits, this playlist enters a completely different realm with some of the best old horror movie opening themes. This is a playlist for all the goblins,...

Jack of the Lantern

Jack of the Lantern

Bim Peacock, Photo Editor

October 31, 2014


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Sticks and stones. Skulls and bones.  Of honor and bravery, no legends are told. Sneers and Cackles. Wails and shackles.  Of blood and madness, birth stories of old.             Across a midnight forest dashed a pair of panicked feet. Faster. FASTER! thought their bearer, heart po...

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Edgar Allan Poe is literary legend whose work is known for its dark nature. Poe’s literature which includes mysterious and gothic features are perfect for this time of year. Although, Poe’s work was not always appreciated for its surreal beauty, as he tried to publish many of his ideas at age 23...

Godliness

Godliness

Colin Bergen, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Monday. 2:28 PM. Must hurry. Train departs at 3:30, approximately 1 hour and two minutes from now. That leaves me twenty minutes before I must absolutely, positively leave. No reason to worry. I have just enough time to check the bags- 20 pairs of socks of untainted color,  15 silken ties, bu...

D.I.Y. Halloween Tips, Tricks, & Treats

D.I.Y. Halloween Tips, Tricks, & Treats

Savannah Keith, Poetry Editor

October 10, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Annually, Halloween falls on the same day of every year, repetitive and mundane; but the dull bore of answering doors does not have to be just endured any longer. There is a cornucopia of ways to spice your season and holiday with simple and intricate tricks that will keep you busy, uplifted, and on...

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