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Checkered Past

Checkered Past

April 20, 2017

Alabamians have faced shame when it comes to our political sphere full of a checkered past but with former Governor Robert Bentley’s resignation, we can finally let out a sigh of relief knowing we will...

Science Courses Continue to Change

Science Courses Continue to Change

April 18, 2017

Changes to science courses next year will be implemented for all students but especially focusing on the sophomores’ choices. Courses were added and removed based on either student success or because...

Homeschooled Students Play Sports

Homeschooled Students Play Sports

April 4, 2017

Parents whose life was centered around soccer signed their son up for the sport at age 4 and peaked an interest in him that carried on to his high school years. Homeschooled student Jared Dean has played...

Ms. Catherine Summers father, a NYC police officer, shows what he does on the job.

Science Teacher Tells of Unique Life

February 2, 2017

While being the daughter of a policeman and the wife of an Office of Special Investigations (OSI) agent, science teacher Catherine Summer faced unique experiences throughout her life. Though these circumstances...

The team lines up for their introduction for senior night.

Boys Basketball Team Celebrates Senior Night with Great Shooting

February 2, 2017

The boys basketball team shot the lights out on Tuesday, Jan. 31 as they took the court after celebrating their senior players and managers. The team scored 80 points as they routed the Trojans, 80-38....

Students Find Passion in Acting

Students Find Passion in Acting

December 12, 2016

When senior Ryan Rorick was just 10 years old, his interest sparked in a risky business - acting. Since he was a dramatic child, it is not surprising to him that he went this route. “I [was] always...

Same Prom, Different Venue

Same Prom, Different Venue

November 4, 2016

Dancing the night away in a new dress or tux will not be the same as years past. The prom committee voted on two modifications to the extravagant event this year that might alter students’ experiences. The...

Student shares experience with SIDS, spreads awareness

Student shares experience with SIDS, spreads awareness

September 30, 2016

Just two months after she had her baby, tragedy struck alumni Katie Herren and her family. No one was expecting such an awful fate for a beautiful creation. Her baby, Melanee Skye Hurston, was only...

Sparkman family comes together with compassion for blood drive

Sparkman family comes together with compassion for blood drive

April 4, 2016

After her third child was born, instead of getting to hold the newborn baby, French teacher Veronica Williams was rushed into surgery. She received six pints of blood from six people and those six people,...

The unheard voices of slut shaming and sexual bullying

The unheard voices of slut shaming and sexual bullying

March 21, 2016
We are faced with the same dilemma every time we embrace our quirks, our bodies and our choices. Our decisions, and even our mistakes are the weapons that people use to crush our own personal freedom.
Picture by Victoria Lewis

AP Mock Exams begin for students

January 8, 2016

With AP exams slowly approaching, students in AP courses prepare for their mock exam, a practice test for the real exam. AP English mock exams will begin Jan 8, AP Reading mock exams will be Jan 11 and...

Summer expedition goes astray

Summer expedition goes astray

December 9, 2015

This summer, on June 3, unaware of the danger that awaited her, sophomore Natalie Craney went hiking at Monte Sano Mountain with her friends, sophomores Lee Bowden, Matt Houston and junior Hailey Conquest....

Photo by Hannah Cox

Phone contract unavailable to an adult

September 28, 2015

Becoming 18 and a legal adult has always been thrilling for most teenagers. However, an 18 year old will be unable to receive and pay for their own phone contract until they are 19 years old. It is...

First pep rally proves a success

September 2, 2015

Screams of spirit echoed in the gym on Friday, Aug. 28 during the first pep rally of the year. The pep rally, organized by SGA, celebrated the football team and included a teacher dance off, a soda...

The entrance to the WWl photo exhibit

WWI exhibit comes to Huntsville

August 18, 2015

Moving, exquisite and thought provoking are things that come to mind when experiencing the “Images of the Great War” exhibit at the Huntsville Museum of Art. The exhibit features drawings and paintings...

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