The safety raft to survive freshman year

Rachel Parker

September 30, 2013

Filed under Inside & Out

Every year, hundreds of ninth graders are thrown into the vast pools of high school to survive on their own. Many freshmen have questions about ways to get through the first year of high school, but as they strive to achieve e...

New teachers arrive at Athens

Logan Pearce, PR Manager

September 30, 2013

Filed under Inside & Out

Two new teachers, Kimberly Clay and Sandra Childrey, have come to teach science and mathematics, respectively, at Athens Drive.  Both teachers taught eighth grade students at Dillard Drive Middle School last year. “I have been teac...

iPhones 5S, 5C bring new features

David Parker, Assistant Business Manager

September 30, 2013

Filed under A&E

Apple released a new iPhone, there are two new designs that Apple has released, the iPhone 5S and 5C.   There are many new features on the new iPhones such as a finger scanner, iOS 7, new HD camera, iTunes radio and control ...

SPCA educates to save

Mackenzie Clarken

September 27, 2013

Filed under News, Showcase

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Wake County is a privately run, non-profit organization that relies on volunteers and is dedicated to helping homeless animals; its goal is to not only give as ma...

Scheduling issues cause problems at Athens

Colin Meagher, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

Filed under News

Many students at Athens have voiced their negative opinions about some of the scheduling issues that had been going on at the beginning of the school year. Students were complaining about how late the schedules were mailed and...

“Riddick fans have waited long enough”

Ishmael Sutton, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013

Filed under A&E

The new action packed science fiction movie Riddick 3 came out in theatres September 6. The new sci-fi thriller stars Vin Diesel, who also starred in the two other Riddick movies, The “Chronicles of Riddick”, and “Pitch...

Pelican’s Snoball’s quenches childrens thirst

September 23, 2013

Filed under Uncategorized

  Pelican’s SnoBalls is the place to go on a hot, sunny day. The famous snow cone stand in North Carolina is the hotspot for Carolina residents. Pelican’s originated from Louisiana and brought their New Orleans’s st...

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