ATHENS ORACLE

Peace talks

Dagmawi Tilahun, Graphics mods editor

October 11, 2019

Peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban, a religious fundamental group who held power over most of Afghanistan in the late 1990’s, began in Oct.of 2018. The peace talks carried on throughout the year, a deal being agreed b...

Burning of Amazonia

Burning of Amazonia

October 2, 2019

Vaping has begun epidemic nationwide

Ava Riach, Business Manager

September 25, 2019

N.C.’s attorney general, Josh Stein, announced Aug. 2019 that he and his office will be suing electronic cigarette companies because of teen usage. Vaping and Juuling have recently become an epidemic, putting many teenagers and young adults i...

Founder of major conversion therapy program comes out as gay

Ava Riach, Business Manager

September 25, 2019

McKrae Game, founder of one of the biggest conversion therapy programs in the United States, has come out as gay. Game founded Truth Ministry, a “faith based conversion therapy program in South Carolina” according to People...

Best Buddies Prom

May 8, 2019

Friday, April 26 marked the first annual Best Buddies Prom at Athens Drive Magnet High School. Special education students from Athens Drive and Broughton dressed up for a time of fun and dancing. Broughton High School’s S...

Students Explore Their Horizons This Summer

May 8, 2019

When the school year ends, many students look forward to traveling with their friends and family to various destinations both regionally and abroad. Often times, thoughts about school are put aside with backpacks, lunch boxes, an...

Staff team wins annual “Volleybros” tournament

Katie Vick, News Copy Editor

March 25, 2019

Volleybros, a tradition unique to the Athens Drive community, is a time for staff and students to come together for a night of laughter and competition. Seven teams competed against each other February 22 in this year’s volleyball ...

The Jonas Brothers in the Year 2019

Katie Vick, News Copy Editor

March 25, 2019

Nick, Kevin and Joe Jonas, former Disney stars, announced that their band, “The Jonas Brothers,” was reuniting six years after their split. The release of their new single, "Sucker," launched the group back into the spotlight. The Jonas Brothers were made famous by their role in the hit Dis...