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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...

The number of flu cases expected to rise dramatically

Madeline Vessey, Editor

February 25, 2019

Over the 2018-2019 flu season, 29 people have died from flu-related complications in North Carolina, four people total within the week of the sixteenth of January alone. In North Carolina, the flu season has not yet reached ...

Los Angeles public school teachers protest for funding, higher salaries

Richard Williams, Staff writer and Businesses Manager

February 20, 2019

Los Angeles teachers protested for a week and the effects impacted a multitude of families and students. The week-long protest involved teachers demanding higher salaries, more staff, smaller classes and more teacher funding for ed...

Nationwide government shutdown leaves federal workers furloughed, working without pay

Abby Pikett, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

The United States federal government temporarily shut down for over a month, and hundreds of thousands of government employees were not paid. The shutdown occurred Dec. 22 after President Donald Trump and congressional lawmakers...