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The official student news site of Athens Drive High School


The official student news site of Athens Drive High School


One group of choir students (pictured) sing Our Song for a student during English Class. This group and many other groups of  choir students spend Valentines Day singing for students.
Athens Drive High School celebrates Valentine's Day with singing valentines
Sophie King, Assistant Editor • February 14, 2024

If you’ve had the opportunity to roam the halls of Athens Drive this Valentine’s Day, you’ve probably seen both staff and students wearing shades of red and pink- many...

Crystal McCabe, a recent graduate, poses outside Athens Drive High School. She is one of many graduates celebrating at the Mid-Year Graduation.
Athens Drive Mid-Year Graduates celebrate a jumpstart to success
Sophie King, Assistant Editor • February 9, 2024

Athens Drive High School students have officially wrapped up fall semester classes for the 2023-24 school year, ready to take on a new semester for a fresh start until the...

A picture of the protest. Students brought signs, flags, and wore keffiyehs in support.
Athens students participate in a protest for Palestine
Hannah Suehle, Editor-in-Chief • January 26, 2024

Fourth period January 14, 2024, was quieter than usual. However, the football field was alight with students’ voices. Athens students have never been silent about their...

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In the Puppy Bowl, the dogs get to run around and play with many different toys and games like dogs in a loving home hoping to get adopted.
The Puppy Bowl touches the hearts of juniors at Athens Drive
Ethan Adams, Assistant Editor • February 21, 2024

An annual event known as the Puppy Bowl is a televised event that occurs every year on Super Bowl Sunday. The Super Bowl has more business-based goals while the Puppy Bowl's...

Hot chocolate stand ready to get the staff and students ready for the day while raising money.
HOSA raises money with hot chocolate stand
Rose Luck, Staff Writer • January 25, 2024

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a nationally recognized student organization that provides students interested in healthcare a way to collaborate with other...

Ali Elshwike (left), celebrates a win against his brother Hamzah Elshwike (right). The unforgettable wrestling match served as a proud moment for both brothers. (Photo courtesy of Chris Waddell)
A journey to the mat
Sophie King, Assistant Editor • January 16, 2024

Many can think back to one moment of pure happiness that will never be forgotten. That was the case for Athens Drive senior Hamzah Elshwike, his brother Ali Elshwike, and...

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Humans of Athens Drive
View stories on amazing students and staff who make the Drive a great place for learning, imagination, diversity, and success.
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Ethan Adams
Ethan Adams
Assistant Editor

Ethan Adams is a Junior at Athens Drive. He is a Assistant News Editor for the Athens Oracle. He has been with the Oracle for 3 years. He enjoys getting to interact with others as well as writing. Ethan...

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Erin McNeese pictured with her childhood dog, Winnie. They visited her in Arizona on the trip.
Athens Oracle staff writer drives for days *NOT CLICKBAIT* *TRAVEL BLOG*
Erin McNeese, Copy Editor • November 30, 2023

Moving across the country is a hard enough ordeal as it is, but imagine driving over 2,000 miles to get to your destination. It is a difficult...

The Super Bowl is the number one sporting event in the United States and preparation for its event spans many weeks. It has been common practice to make flyers and posters counting down to the game.
The Super Bowl touches down on February 11, 2024
Rowan Bissett, Staff Writer • February 15, 2024

America’s most anticipated sports game of the year has come and gone. Every year, since 1967, the two best teams in the National Football League (NFL) play the last game...

Athens Drive flag football team preparing for their first tournament. During practice the team utilizes two fields and splits up into offensive groups and defensive groups.
Women’s flag football comes “rushing” into Athens Drive
Taylor Malloy, Sophie King, Rowan Bissett, Brady Jones, and James Crumpler January 26, 2024

Athens Drive flag football team has begun preparations for their first tournament on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024. The girls and coaches have been attending practices since Jan....

Isabella Crandall preparing to wrestle an opponent.
Breaking stereotypes: ADMHS Women's wrestling team debuts
Mariah Hatcher, Assistant Editor • January 17, 2024

Wrestling is in season.  The Athens Drive’s women’s varsity team has started the season off strong, going undefeated in multiple meets. Women’s varsity currently holds...

Blythe Holloway, Lindsay Grant, Nora Richards, Maris Miller show their excitement for this years swim season. Photos courtesy of Lauryn Webb.
The high school swim team's big month before the meet
Ilyass Chabreg, Staff Writer • January 9, 2024

At Athens Drive High School, swimmers are ecstatic as the swim team prepares  for the upcoming conference meet. With just a month to go, the team is diving headfirst into...

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A picture of cash to represent the tips going to service workers.
Cooking up a controversy: restaurant tips
Erin McNeese, Copy Editor • January 25, 2024

Tipping has become a big practice for many different businesses. Tipping is the social practice where customers reward the workers for their hard work, and has become a staple...

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Christmas music is a wide debate, giving a lot of friendly fights. The debate can be solved with simple logic and reason.
When should you listen to Christmas music? (Satire)
Hannah Suehle, Editor-in-Chief • January 5, 2024

At this time of year, there’s a lot of controversy as to when you are allowed to start listening to Christmas music or decorate for Christmas....

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Zane & James top 5 Christmas movies to watch over the break
Zane & James' top 5 Christmas movies to watch over the break
James Crumpler and Zane Perryman December 20, 2023

It’s easy to say that everyone is more than excited for the upcoming 2023 winter break. There are lots of things to do with the long break,...

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