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St. Patricks Day

Melissa Mitchell, Computer Expert

May 29, 2015

Filed under Inside & Out

People all over the world celebrate Irish culture March 17, St. Patrick’s day. Each year, people look forward to many festivals and parades honoring the Irish heritage.  St. Patricks day started as a religious holiday held...

Wattpad

Nethra Rammohan, Layout Assistant

May 28, 2015

Filed under Inside & Out

Originating in 2006 as the brainchild of Allen Lau and Ivan Yuen, “Wattpad,” with over two million writers publishing nearly 100,000 stories a day, never fails to entertain users all around the world. The website was created...

Athens Drive track team sends runners to compete in Regionals

Erika Snyder, copy editor

May 25, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Southwest Wake Athletic Conference (SWAC) Championships indicates the end of the 2015 outdoor track and field season for most of the Athens team.  Although the Jaguars came in seventh place, the team was proud to send Kelli...

2015 Women’s World Cup preview

Erika Snyder, Copy Editor

May 25, 2015

Filed under Sports

The United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) will kick off its 2015 FIFA’s Women’s  World Cup campaign on the second day of the tournament, June 8, against Australia in Winnipeg, Canada. The team finished as the...

Raquel Rooney commits to UNF for beach volleyball

Erika snyder, copy editor

May 25, 2015

Filed under Sports

  Raquel Rooney, junior at Athens Drive, committed to playing beach volleyball at the Division I level for the University of North Florida (UNF) located in Jacksonville, Fla. UNF started their beach volleyball program in 2012 ...

Are Teens Too Emotionally Invested in TV Shows?

Rachel Parker, Editorials Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The newest couple, death or nail-biting drama on any television show continually spark emotion in its viewers. Often, it is common to see the rage, the tears or the joy expressed on social media, such as Twitter or Instagram....

Should All Seniors Graduate Early?

Rachel Parker, Editorials Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Opinions

High school is an excellent opportunity for teenagers to acquire study skills and try to formulate a plan as to what they want to do with the rest of their lives, but a valid question to consider is if four full years are really...

Is School Designed More For Girls Than Boys?

Rachel Parker, Editorials Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The education system is designed to create equal academic opportunities for everyone, despite race, religion, social status and gender; however, some people argue that school is constructed in a way that allows females to succeed...

Can Kindness Become Cool?

Rachel Parker, Editorials Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Opinions

High school students everywhere have to admit- kindness has become uncool. People today are so socially immersed in their own clique of friends that they do not make an attempt to embrace others for their differences. It is often...

Start Late to Jumpstart Excellent Grades

Rachel Parker, Editorials Editor

May 21, 2015

Filed under Opinions

It is recommended by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) that high school students get at least a minimum of nine and one-quarter hours of sleep per night. However, homework, sports and jobs often stand in the way of teenagers’...

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