The official student news site of Athens Drive High School


The official student news site of Athens Drive High School


The official student news site of Athens Drive High School


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Senior Spotlight: Ava Seay
Brady Jones, Assistant News Editor • June 4, 2024

As the school year fades to an end, many graduates are leaving the Athens Drive community to begin searching for their passions. While some...

Brady Jones has an on-stage-cameo as security guard in production called I Hate Shakespeare. Photo provided by Lauryn Webb
Senior spotlight: Brady Jones
Taylor Malloy, Editor in Chief • June 4, 2024

Athens Drive High School watches many of its students arrive as freshmen and leave as seniors. Some of these seniors stand out as being leaders,...

Jayvon Coleman at Athens Drive
Senior Spotlight: Jayvon Coleman
Sama Yousef, Staff Writer • June 4, 2024

Throughout high school, students achieve and extend themselves thoroughly; Senior Jayvon Coleman has pushed himself to perform excellence throughout...

Rachel Huffman, a cheerful senior at a companions home having a fun time with friends and her digital camera, at a get together.
Senior Spotlight: Rachel Huffman
Deevani Rodriguez, Features Copy Editor • June 4, 2024

Out of the graduating class of 2024, Senior Rachel Huffman has strived to do her best at leading and achieving greatness at Athens Drive Magnet...

The Drive Inquiry Clubs website is pictured. Dylan Ducatte dedicated a lot of her time while at Athens to the club.
Senior Spotlight: Dylan Ducatte
Sophie King, Assistant Editor • June 4, 2024

A true historian, senior Dylan Ducatte has spent her time at Athens fully engaged in all the school's social studies classes. Throughout her...

Skylar Moore at graduation rehearsal with fellow students.
Senior Spotlight: Skylar Moore
Rowan Bissett, Assistant Sports Editor • June 4, 2024

June 8, 2024, Athens seniors will walk the stage, take their diplomas, and finally finish high school. One of those Seniors is Skylar Moore,...

Meet the Staff
Zane Perryman
Assistant Editor

Zane is a senior in Newspaper 3 and is an assistant editor. He likes music and taking pictures and writing stories about things he enjoys.

Ilyass Chabreg
Ilyass Chabreg
Staff Writer

Ilyass Chabreg is a sophomore at Athens Drive. He is a staff writer for the Athens Oracle. He enjoys playing soccer in his free time and plays for the school soccer team.

Mariah Hatcher
Mariah Hatcher
Assistant Editor

Mariah Hatcher is an Athens Drive High School sophomore and an assistant sports editor for the Athens Oracle. This is her second semester writing for the Oracle. She enjoys writing, playing video games,...

Athens Drive fall sports recap

Athens Drive student fans at a homecoming game against Jordan.

Athens Drive Sports Recap

FOOTBALL: Athens Drive football went 7-4 overall with a 3-2 conference record. They have increased their win percentage by 27 percent and achieved their first winning season and first playoff season in recent years.

SOCCER: The Athens Drive soccer team had a 12-10-2 record with a 4-6 conference record. They rank 79 in the state and 681 in the nation. The team made it to the second round of the state playoffs.

CROSS COUNTRY: Athens Cross Country had seven top 10 finishes in the 10 races they competed in and won one meet overall. They had runners participate in conference, regionals and states.

WOMEN’S TENNIS: Athens Drive women’s tennis went winless against their 16 opponents but had won 26 matches during that time. They had a doubles team of Irena Brain, senior and Olivia Cassidy, freshman end the season with a record of 9-4.

WOMEN’S GOLF: The Athens Drive women’s golf team recorded four first place finishes and three second place finishes. Leader of the team was Jennifer Chang, senior who set a North Carolina record for an 18-hole round and win her fourth consecutive state title.

VOLLEYBALL: Athens Drive Volleyball had an 8-14 overall record and a 4-6 conference record. They won 30 sets, 13 more than last season and increased their win percentage by 17 percent.

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