Summertime Anticipation

Christian Westmoreland, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

As the school year is winding down, students at Athens Drive high school are highly anticipating the end of the semester. Students are looking forward to sleeping in, going on vacations and playing video games as long as their heart’s desire and most of all not having to deal with the stress high ...


Christian Westmoreland, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

                                                                              Rapper Jermaine Cole, also known as J Cole, K.O.D April 20. The majority of his fans say it is a good album, but there are also people who think that this was not his best performance. This new album broke Apple Music’s first day streami...

Fortnite Takeover

Christian Westmoreland, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018

  Fortnite seems to be the game everyone is talking about. Fortnite is a battle royale game you can play with a squad of four, duos or solo. With the goal of being the last person or team standing,the game starts off on...

North Carolina State University hosts summer writing camp for minorities

Vanessa Martin

May 25, 2018

During the summer of 2017, North Carolina State University hosted a summer writing institute for Wake County Public School students of minorities, free of charge. This summer, the University will be hosting two more sessions of...

Backpack Buddies

Manon Bedouet, Photographer

May 17, 2018

One in four children are at risk of hunger in North Carolina, that is why the Backpack Buddies program has been created. This program consists of offerings every week a bag with food for the weekend  to the students who need it. ...

“In The Heights” Propels Athens Theatre Department to a Higher Level

Manon Bedouet, Photographer

May 17, 2018

The Athens Drive theatre department presented “In the Heights” wednesday 26, thursday 27 and friday 28 April. The show takes places in the Heights, a hispanic community in New York City. This show, created by Lin-Manue...

The Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Program at Athens Drive

Ava Riach, Current Event Reporter

May 17, 2018

Athens Drive has a specialized program for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (DHH) students of Wake County that offers more intensive one-on-one instruction. The focus is usually on literacy because that is where most students str...

With graduation around the corner, senioritis kicks in

Raven Barton, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

Graduation is around the corner and for some students that day cannot come any faster. Merriam-Webster defines senioritis as “an ebbing of motivation and effort by school seniors as evidenced by tardiness, absences, and lower grades.” With the last days of school approachin...

2018 Literacy Week

Ava Riach, Current Event Reporter

May 1, 2018

Literacy Week was created in 2017 by Jennifer Lowry, literacy coach. This event brings together different people from different fields to talk about their experience with reading and writing. This year’s Literacy Week was duri...

The views of the Athens Drive lacrosse game from the perspective of the students

Daniela Delgado, Harrison Rose, Manon Bedouet

April 13, 2018

Students who went to the Varsity Women's lacrosse game watch from the stands and observe the players, the spectators and surrounding environment. The afternoon sun creates a silhouette on the spectators of the Girl's Varsity Lacrosse game. Harrison Ro...