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ADHS Wind Ensemble goes to Carnegie Hall

Naima Muminiy, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

Filed under Inside & Out

The Athens Drive High School band program consider themselves to be the number one ambassadors of the school and one way to prove it is with their upcoming performance at Carnegie Hall. “I want to do things that will put Ath...

Bollywood Dance Club at Athens Drive

Naima Muminiy, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

Filed under Inside & Out

Bollywood dancing has come to Athens Drive with the new team called Zamana, meaning “Time in,” to represent the modernised version of this cultural dance style. “We are making Bollywood dance modernised into the 21st cent...

Athens Wrestling takes people by surprise

Kyndall Shaw

March 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

Athens Drive participated in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Wrestling State Championships along with 25 other North Eastern High Schools. They  first competed in the Regionals the fourteenth through the ...

Unexpected Snow Days

Dana Shefet

March 14, 2014

Filed under News

An unexpected, snow-filled break had numerous North Carolina counties out of school for seven days starting in late January through Mid-February. Forecasters originally said the first flakes would fall mid-Tuesday, prompting Wa...

We’re all posers

Kaanchee Gandhi, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2014

Filed under Column, Opinions

I am very attached to the things I love. It took me a while to develop a style and music taste that I felt strongly attached to after experimenting with many uncomfortable “phases.” How I dress, who I listen to, the art and ...

Wake County Public School System bans use of electronic cigarettes on campus

Kaanchee Gandhi, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2014

Filed under News

Electronic cigarette use on school property was banned by the Wake County school board Feb. 4 after their increase in use by minors sparked concern amongst the community. “[Their ban is] understandable. It would have affected me in ...

Athens Drive baseball team enters the 2014 season with winning attitude

Daulton Bahm, Assistant Online Editor

March 6, 2014

Filed under Sports

After nearly nine months of inactivity, baseball is finally on its way for Athens Drive High School.  The first game will be played Wed., Feb. 26, and the season will last until Tues., May 6. For his third year now, Ryan We...

CVS Stops Selling One Less Drug

Lauren Koesy

March 5, 2014

Filed under News

CVS announced Feb. 5 that they would no longer be selling tobacco products. They are the first US drugstore to stop selling tobacco products, a plan that will start October 1, 2014. The company said that it did not make sense to...

XXII Winter Olympics bring back memories of Olympic ‘Firsts’

Katie Songey, Layout Assistant

March 5, 2014

Filed under Sports

  The XXII Winter Olympic Games of 2014, hosted in Sochi, Russia, had a number of “Winter Olympic Firsts,” holding eight new events this past February. The Olympic Games began Feb. 6 and lasted through Feb. 23.  Thi...

Academically gifted programs are doing more harm than good

Sidd Gandhi, Editorials Editor

March 5, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Starting as early as Kindergarten, children are often put into different tracks of advancement based on their intelligence. These tracks offer different levels of curriculum to allow students as identified as smarter to learn at ...

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