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North Carolina teacher tenure is put at risk

Samantha Schneider, Online Editor

May 30, 2014

Filed under News

Recently North Carolina has been questioning the purpose and effect of offering teachers tenure rights; however, as a result of the state ridding itself of the tenure, counties like Guilford and Durham are threatening to sue the...

Students run out of time for smart lunch clubs

Samantha Schneider, Online Editor

May 30, 2014

Filed under Opinions

  It seems like there are thousands of club opportunities at the Drive, but there is never a time to hold meetings that is convenient for all students at Athens. Lunch is a sacred time for all students. It is the one...

Prom dress code affects Pinecrest High

Samantha Schneider, Computer Editor

May 30, 2014

Filed under News

Prom Dress Code Prom season leads many girls to stores in search of that “perfect” dress; however, with gowns becoming more risqué, schools like Pinecrest High in Southern Pines, North Carolina have felt the need to enforce...

Enforced fire codes burn school traditions

Maddie Eriksson, Business Manager

May 29, 2014

Filed under News

As the Athens Drive Homecoming Week of 2013 came to an end, so did one of Athens’ longest traditions. The annual process of covering every inch of the four hallways with decorations is no longer able to continue. ...

Season finale of the bachelor leaves fans shocked

Samantha Schneider, Online Editor

May 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions

The Bachelor And the final rose goes to… It is the show millions tune into every Monday night at 8:00 for their weekly dose of fairy tale romance and the shallow, dramatic lifestyles that only reality television can provide. The...

Anonymous twitter accounts create buzz among students

May 29, 2014

Filed under Uncategorized

In the past few years, Twitter has become one of the most popular forms of social networking for teenagers. Usually Twitter is used for personal accounts, but starting Jan. 25 there has been a surge of anonymous Twitter accounts...

NC weather disrupts student’s AP studies

Samantha Schneider, Online Editor

May 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions

­Weather Effects AP Testing        It is no surprise that with all the recent disastrous weather events that the school days would be affected, but now the AP exams are here and no one feels confident or prepared. Te...

Color Run 5k Race decorates the streets of Raleigh

Maddie Eriksson, Business Manager

May 29, 2014

Filed under Uncategorized

In case running a 5k race was not enough, the people of Raleigh were covered in different colors as they reached each kilometer of the Color Run Saturday, Sept. 28. At the start of this un-timed race, participants of all ages...

Yoga pants should be everyday pants

Maddie Eriksson, Business Manager

May 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Recent rumors around the halls of Athens Drive High School have sparked concern among many female students. Following the introduction of a new principal are new rules and expectations. One of those “rules” has been stirred...

The “Road to Love” lacks true love this season

Maddie Eriksson, Business Manager

May 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions

As this season of the “The Bachelor” wrapped up and feelings grew more intense, tensions grew to a breaking point as the one in charge refused to reveal his true feelings. Since the beginning of the season,...

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