Extreme Measures to Avoid Bullying

Extreme Measures to Avoid Bullying

Sarah Pearson, Staff Writer
February 12, 2014 • 278 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 • 406 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 • 282 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 • 188 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 • 145 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 »

LBTV: What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

LBTV: What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

Kenzie Cowan, Staff Writer
January 10, 2014 • 64 views
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New Year's Resolutions are the commitment or promises that millions of people make to themselves at the beginning of each year in order to make the upcoming one better than the last. People across the world set out for change with the mindset of a fresh new year means a fresh new start. These resolutions... Read more »

Slinging into Science

Slinging into Science

Shalavé Cawley, Staff Writer
January 9, 2014 • 121 views
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Senior Peeti Sithiyopasakul delicately places the baseball into the bra cup, which serves as the unorthodox sling of his nearly seven-foot tall trebuchet that he named “Ze Pink Panther.” He slowly takes his hand off the lever arm and releases his grip on the sling only seconds after. The class’s... Read more »

More Than Words: Librarians Aid Students’ Projects

More Than Words: Librarians Aid Students’ Projects

Madison Hunter, Staff Writer
December 10, 2013 • 72 views
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Librarians Michelle Spencer, Pat Chon, Pamela Pinkerton aide work in the school library from 7 a.m. to 3:15 p.m . Throughout the day, students utilize the computers, study or read the books. An instructional aide was not Ms. Spencer’s first choice of career. “My... Read more »

Surviving Black Friday: Tips for Next Year

Surviving Black Friday: Tips for Next Year

Madison Imschweiler, News Editor
December 10, 2013 • 70 views
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Black Friday, a promoted sales day following Thanksgiving, set off the beginning of the winter holiday season in a frenzy with door-buster sales, stocked shelves and doors opening at the strike of midnight. English teacher Stephanie Shackelford shops on Black Friday because it happens to fall on the... Read more »

The Price of Partying

The Price of Partying

Billy Stevens, Staff Writer
November 25, 2013 • 393 views
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School, party, recover. School, party, recover. Senior John Jackson* knows this cycle all too well: going to school all week, partying Friday and Saturday night then recovering from the drugs and alcohol on Sunday. Engaging in dangerous behavior can lead to serious health problems, such as severe damage... Read more »

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