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Stiff as Granite

Stiff as Granite

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor
May 19, 2017 • 106 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

She had fallen in love with him slowly, over the course of four squandered years.  He had loved her from the minute he saw her, and had vowed never to leave her, regardless of the reason. He had repeated that vow so many times that she had come to take it for granted, to take him for granted.  Now,...

Lady Raiders Suffer Loss to South Forsyth War Eagles

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
March 13, 2017 • 195 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lady Raiders Varsity soccer team suffered a loss on Tuesday, March 7, with a final score of 0-4 against The South Forsyth War Eagles. It was a short time before the South Forsyth War Eagles began to win, scoring a goal in the first 90 seconds of the game. By the end of the first half, they h...

Existentialism

Existentialism

Rachel (Rae) Lee, Staff writer
November 9, 2015 • 323 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

We are alone. All alone in the dark, But somehow, that darkness seems like light To the human eye. That is how we began: In the arctic, barren, and sinister nothingness. They call it the human race for a reason. That reason being, We are all trying to get somewhere. Where? No...

A Soldier’s Promise

A Soldier’s Promise

Jessica prouty, Staff Writer
December 11, 2014 • 355 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

“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...

God’s Balloons

God’s Balloons

Hannah Manikowski, Editorial Editor
October 14, 2014 • 583 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

I sit on the swings, kick off my dirtied sneakers, admire my Pepto-Bismol-pink socks, look to the sky, and theorize thus- God owns a startling number of balloons. I remember things. I close my eyes, I block out the sky, and I remember things that, logically, I should not be able to remember. I remember...

Friday Links: Missing Malaysian Flight

Friday Links: Missing Malaysian Flight

Sam Dobrotka, Staff Writer
March 14, 2014 • 1,441 views
Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

On Saturday March 8, contact was lost with Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which was carrying 239 passengers and crew en route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China, prompting an international search for the airliner. At first, speculation of the disappearance 40 minutes into the airliner’s fl...

Till Death Do Us Part

Till Death Do Us Part

Rayanne Griffith, Staff Writer
February 7, 2014 • 3,285 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Watching the blossoming trees pass, her mind trailed off to the old days. The day where her husband romantically proposed to her. The days where even just being around him made butterflies tumble around in her stomach. It has been getting old. “Do you think we have enough butter at the house?”...

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