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Socioeconomic status affects students’ learning in school

Kayla Kulp, Design Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Socioeconomic status affects students' learning in school For decades, disadvantaged communities have brought up the concern that children are not getting equal opportunities in schools. This challenge especially affects s...

Social justice potentially harmed by call-out culture

Kayla Kulp, Design Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Social justice potentially harmed by call-out culture The concept of social justice has been around since the development of even the simplest of societies, but the term was not coined until the 1840s by Catholic thinkers. Si...

School lunch prices increase across North Carolina

Kayla Kulp, Design Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under Opinions

School lunch prices increase across North Carolina   In a country where over 20 million children receive free or reduced school lunch each day, cheap prices are essential. Most students who purchase school lunch do so ...

Athens Drive students share plans for winter break

Zach Nowlin, Copy Editor

January 13, 2017

Filed under Inside & Out

very year, students are given about two weeks at the end of December to enjoy the holidays and the new year. This year it is from Dec. 21 to Jan. 3. Each break gets shorter but students still find things to do over the break. ...

Google introduces new phone

Zach Nowlin, Copy Editor

January 13, 2017

Filed under News

Beginning in the early 2010s, Samsung and Apple have competed for control of the smartphone market. With the two companies being neck and neck each year with tons of fanboys on each side, they leave little room for any other comp...

Drinking age should be lowered in America

Zach Nowlin, Copy Editor

January 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The drinking age for the United States is 21 years old, but in many other countries you only have to be 18 to buy alcohol and consume it. The drinking age in America should be lowered to 18 like our European neighbors due to ...

Altercations at lunch cause staff to threaten lunch

Zach Nowlin, Copy Editor

January 13, 2017

Filed under News

During lunch Sept. 16th there were four altercations in the 50 minute period. The administration has threatened to take away SMART lunch as a result of the chaos that has ensued. Athens Drive has had a history of fights du...

Hip-hop artists delay major projects

Zach Nowlin, Copy Editor

January 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions

In the last few years it has become common practice for artists, specifically hip-hop artists, to promise a date for an upcoming project of theirs and then delay it last second, often more than once for the same project. Kanye We...

Athens Drive Magnet Theme Showcase

Cameron Thomas

January 6, 2017

Filed under Inside & Out

Magnet Theme Showcase   The new health science magnet program at Athens Drive is providing lots of new opportunities for students to take health science oriented classes and explore career options in the medical field. In...

Thinking Logically

Srishti Mukherjee, Business Manager

January 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The brain may be the bossiest part of the body; it tells every other body part exactly what to do and how to do it, whether people are aware of it or not. It produces every thought, action, memory, feeling, and experience in...

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