Marshall Stinson

Marshall Stinson

Kyle Manning, Staff Writer
December 17, 2014 • 26 views
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In an attempt to establish his balance, junior Marshall Stinson makes a split decision. He overcompensates for his weight, causing the nose of his skateboard to topple over. After a thud and a moment to regather himself, he prepares for the next attempt. Introduced to skateboarding by his father,... Read more »

Jasmine Dalrymple

Jasmine Dalrymple

Justine Vasquez, Staff Writer
December 15, 2014 • 116 views
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Junior Jasmine Dalrymple practices a dance in the locker room along with the rest of the team as she waits for them to call her name. She takes a nervous breath before running through the counts again for her tryout for the pep rally dance. A voice calls her and she steps into the dance room where the... Read more »

Drake Milligan

Drake Milligan

Gracie Long and Garrett Brantley
December 11, 2014 • 678 views
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Putting on an Elvis costume and gelling his hair, sophomore, Drake Milligan slips into his blue suede shoes while he prepares for another show. Milligan performs as an Elvis tribute artist. He sings, acts and dances just like Elvis. “I saw an Elvis impersonator one time by accident and really... Read more »

Anthony Peterson

Anthony Peterson

Michelle McDaniel and Kyle Manning, Personality Editor and Staff Writer
November 13, 2014 • 492 views
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Sophomore Anthony Peterson’s hands glided fluidly over the keyboard despite his nervousness as he performed the well-practiced song specially made just for this occasion. He lingered on the last few keys, drawing them out, and paused. After a few moments of silence, the crowd stood and erupted into... Read more »

Maddy Morris

Maddy Morris

Michelle McDaniel, Personality Editor
November 5, 2014 • 328 views
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Lights flooded the stage as voices rang out, cheering. Junior Madelyn Morris heard her name as well as those of her bandmates being called loudly. Amid the noise, she listened to the instrumental beginning of the song she had been practicing for months. Her own voice drowned out the crowd’s as she... Read more »

Keyante Gilliam

Keyante Gilliam

Phillip Smith, Staff Writer
November 3, 2014 • 323 views
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Sophomore Keyantè Gilliam flips his rifle in the air with sore arms as he marches around campus and practices drill meet intros. Every Tuesday and Thursday, he and fellow cadets work multiple hours after school preparing for drill meets, while some JROTC members, see this as the beginning of a journey... Read more »

Ms. Gina Chianese Passes Cooking Skills to Students

Ms. Gina Chianese Passes Cooking Skills to Students

Doris Larroy , Staff Writer
October 27, 2014 • 292 views
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Students open the supply cabinets and gather their materials. They set out all the ingredients on the counter and wait for instruction so they can begin to make their masterpieces. Ms. Gina Chianese shows them what to do and they begin their process of making their creations. Ms. Chianese works as a... Read more »

Jayme Schroeder Loves Her Special Job

Jayme Schroeder Loves Her Special Job

Rebecca Goodman, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014 • 223 views
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With shopping lists distributed, the students run off into the grocery store excited about what they might find. The Special Education department goes on field trips during the school year, like going to the grocery store or getting state IDs. Jayme Schroeder works as one of the Functional Academic... Read more »

Graham Knapp

Graham Knapp

Michelle McDaniel, Personality Editor
October 15, 2014 • 638 views
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Sophomore Graham Knapp walks off the plane after an hour long flight to London, England. Immediately stepping off the plane, he hears a language not heard in awhile after living in Germany for the past few months: English. He could now add one more city to his list of places traveled. For eight months,... Read more »

Meghan Qualls

Meghan Qualls

Anna Jordan, Staff Writer
October 13, 2014 • 400 views
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​Monday. 5 a.m. Pitch black outside: The beginning of a long day. She drags herself out of bed and scrambles to find the lamp switch to turn on the light. As the morning sky starts to fade into a lighter shade of dark blue, senior Meghan Qualls throws on her sweatshirt and heads downstairs. “I... Read more »