Students Face Laziness in America

Students Face Laziness in America

Alanna Zaskoda, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014 • 421 views
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According to research at the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, by 2030 more than 42 percent of Americans are predicted to be overweight. With... Read more »

A Guide to College Preparation

A Guide to College Preparation

Madison Hunter, Staff Writer
April 4, 2014 • 138 views
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The purple wall and the 32 college pennants welcome all students to the Legacy GO Center, along with a table containing brochures and booklets for about 25 different colleges. Behind the table, an informative whiteboard has “It’s Your Education GO Get It” and a miniature checklist... Read more »

Every Day is Twin Day

Every Day is Twin Day

Ben Townsend, Staff Writer
March 31, 2014 • 251 views
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Sophomores John and Joey Stricklin walk the halls, eyes above all of the other students. Both are a towering 6 feet 3 inches and it’s no coincidence; they’re twins. While twins may make a lot of the same decisions, they have their differences and their own stories. Twins look alike,... Read more »

Employment: Jobs You Weren’t Thinking About

Employment: Jobs You Weren’t Thinking About

Kenzie Cowan, Staff Writer
March 5, 2014 • 370 views
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Out of the thousands of jobs that can be chosen there are some jobs that aren't thought of first. Typically, we think of studying to be a doctor, lawyer, psychiatrist or something involving a large business. Although those titles have remained very popular over the years for they make a desirable amount... Read more »

House Bill Five Changes Graduation Requirements

House Bill Five Changes Graduation Requirements

Michelle McDaniel, Staff Writer
February 24, 2014 • 269 views
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Scanning over her course selection sheet, incoming freshman Alexa Petrou circled the courses she wished to take in high school. Along with the classes, she also chose the pathway of study she wanted to take: Business and Industry. Although she knew the decision could affect the rest of her... Read more »

Extreme Measures to Avoid Bullying

Extreme Measures to Avoid Bullying

Sarah Pearson, Staff Writer
February 12, 2014 • 370 views
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Freshman London O’Connell waited a very long time for this moment. This was all she wanted. Even though she accepted that this would not solve all of her problems, she knew it would change so much. The countdown ended and it was time. London prepared to go into surgery, but she wasn’t... Read more »

“Olga” Joins Legacy’s Staff

“Olga” Joins Legacy’s Staff

Gracie Long, Staff Writer
February 6, 2014 • 454 views
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Walking down the hallway, history teacher Rena Long carries Olga, a mannequin, to her next victim. Ms. Long and Olga get the door unlocked and walk into Assistant Principal Leonard Cousins’ office. Carefully, she positions Olga behind Mr. Cousins’ desk; her arms fully extended out toward the keyboard... Read more »

Students Sneak Off Campus for Lunch

Students Sneak Off Campus for Lunch

Gunnar Gilbreath, Staff Writer
January 30, 2014 • 414 views
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Junior Matt Sanders* walks to his car during the passing period, stealthily moving to avoid catching the security guard’s attention. He starts up his car and heads off to Chik-fil-A for lunch, returning five minutes before the bell and avoiding the school security guard. If he does get caught, he has... Read more »

Students Suffer Side Effects from After School Jobs

Students Suffer Side Effects from After School Jobs

Trevor Byington and Ashley Richardson
January 24, 2014 • 323 views
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Senior Sarah Scott has worked at Blue Heaven since March 2013, when her friends asked if she wanted to work there with them. After recommending her to the store manager, Scott received an interview and was hired shortly after. “I chose Blue Heaven because I had friends that worked there that liked... Read more »

Urine for a Show: Musical Comes to Legacy

Urine for a Show: Musical Comes to Legacy

Billy Stevens and Madison Fountain
January 24, 2014 • 291 views
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A tax on peeing, a daughter doubting her father and a young boy leading a revolution; all these blend together to create Urinetown the Musical. Legacy’s Drama Department presents its second musical in school history, Urinetown. This comedy, narrated by a little girl and corrupt cop, satirizes populism,... Read more »