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Seniors celebrate end of high school with various traditional Athens events

Zach Nowlin, Copy Editor

May 31, 2017

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The school year is coming to a close at Athens Drive High School and the events for seniors are starting up. The end of the year events include prom, the senior awards assembly, senior picnic and graduation. The 2017-2018 s...

Society is turning it’s back on Syria when it needs it the most

Hunter Gill, Pollster

May 1, 2017

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During the month of April the Syrian people have been hit with two major attacks; one a chemical weapons attack on the city of Khan Sheikhoun and the other a bombing on four buses carrying refugees escaping Syria. Over 100 peopl...

New app encourages students to stay off phones during class

Sara Morlock

April 19, 2017

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Many students have been spending less time on their phones in class lately. This could be a result of the newly popular app, “Pocket Points.” Pocket Points is a mobile app that rewards students for not being on their phones d...

Flu season affects students and teachers at Athens Drive

Zach Nowlin, Copy Editor

March 29, 2017

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Viruses are spreading around Athens Drive, infecting many students and teachers. The flu and other various diseases have been running their course this winter season and new strains have made it harder for people not to get i...

Scholarship memorizes Dr Hedrick’s life

Khalil Khatib, Current Events Reporter

March 29, 2017

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Dr. James E. Hedrick, Jr. passed away unexpectedly on August 2, 2016, while out jogging “in a last ditch effort to fend off mortality,” according to his obituary. He was born  November 22, 1953 in Danville, Va., where he exc...

Athens Drive Diversity Poll

Sarah Salahat, Diversity Tracker

March 29, 2017

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What Athens Drive students think of the school's diversity...

Kids show off unique talents on NBC’s Little Big Shots

Sara Morlock

March 24, 2017

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The National Broadcasting Company’s (NBC) recent addition of a talent show series to their programming features kids who showcase their unique talents. These talents range from animal calling to quoting Shakespeare. The ser...

The history of boy bands

Zach Nowlin, Copy Editor

March 24, 2017

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The history of boy bands is extensive throughout the course of  pop culture in the last half century. There have been numerous boy bands, but only several have been able to last longer than than a couple years. “I guess ...

Stress of college applications way down on seniors

Zach, Nowlin

March 24, 2017

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With high school coming to a close for seniors, many are working hard to secure their future. Many seniors have been riddled with anxiety and stress over where they are heading after high school whether it be a university, te...

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