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Are “Hardening” Locks Necessary?

Are “Hardening” Locks Necessary?

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Student safety and school security have always been a big concern, but most security companies began with slow sales towards schools. This changed back in February, after a former student shot and killed 15 students at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. This outrage caused a new surge...

The Dangers of Halloween are Terror-fying!

The Dangers of Halloween are Terror-fying!

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Local, Showcase

Remember when you were still young enough to go trick-or-treating without being judged? After you came back home from your quest, your parents would always check your candy to make sure there was nothing potentially dangerous. Well, even though there are few cases of poisoned candy and razor blade apples in...

County Buses Getting Equipped with Cameras

County Buses Getting Equipped with Cameras

Ramya Raja, News/Sports Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

To better keep the students of the Forsyth County School district safe while boarding/ departing the school bus in the morning or afternoon, there are numerous and various laws in place for regular car drivers to follow. However, the number of reckless drivers who give little regard to the students being...

More Refugees Coming to America in 2017

More Refugees Coming to America in 2017

Emma Ray, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

As of 2017 the Obama Administration will slowly start letting in more refugees. For over a year this has been a conflict the U.S. have been facing, whether or not let thousands of Refugees ranging from Africa, and Europe come to America. Many have been concerned over some of the refugees being...

Georgia 2015-2016 Hunting Rules and Regulations

Georgia 2015-2016 Hunting Rules and Regulations

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With the beginning of hunting season coming up fast, new rules and regulations are introduced to the eager hunters. It is important to know and follow these rules, because they are strictly enforced by law. Following these rules will ensure the safety of everyone. For more thorough information about...

Georgia Traffic on State Route 369

Georgia Traffic on State Route 369

Erin Dickman, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Each day, cars trudge along State Route 369 in the congested traffic caused by larger trucks and slower vehicles. One of the drivers takes the risk of rescheduling their appointment, and he will have to reschedule. Not because of the traffic but because he might just rear-end the poor car in front of...

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...

Second Chance

Second Chance

Maddie Highland, Staff Writer

December 2, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year, approximately 2.7 million dogs and cats are murdered in U.S. shelters. Some are lucky to live in a no-kill shelter, but sadly most end up in a shelter, where un-adopted animals are exterminated, with no voice to speak up with or a voice to speak up for them. These feeble, vulnerable, and...

Pride, Disease, Information, and You

Pride, Disease, Information, and You

John Scott, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Back in 2003, the People’s Republic of China was accused of undercounting severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) cases in Beijing military hospitals and being slow to deal with the growing epidemic. Both of these could be the primary reasons of the worldwide spread of SARS. However, China’s reaction...

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