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The Student News Source of Sparkman High School

The Crimson Crier

The Student News Source of Sparkman High School

The Crimson Crier

Emma Headrick

Emma Headrick, Opinion Editor

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Afghanistan Back Under Taliban Control

Afghanistan Back Under Taliban Control

September 14, 2021

The Taliban. They promised Afghanistan that they would restore peace and security and yet they only brought destruction. What started out as a benevolent attempt at restoring faith and enforcing Islamic...

The 9/11 Memorial in front of Sparkman high School

[Photo] Living In A World Post 9/11

September 11, 2021

The 9/11 Memorial in front of Sparkman high School

After SGA elections senior Jacob Edwards takes the role of Executive Chairman

Senior Talks Winning SGA Executive Chairman Position

September 9, 2021

Crimson Crier: What was your initial reaction when you found out you won Executive Chairman? Jacob Edwards: I was actually pretty excited - although I knew I had a good chance of winning, I still had...

Mrs. Henderson hard at work

New Math Teacher Talks About Big Changes

September 1, 2021

The clock reads 10:10 a.m. as students begin to pour into room 212. The teacher, Mrs. Annalisa Henderson, greets each student with an air of nonchalance, despite the ball of nerves settling in her chest....

Not Much Has Changed With COVID in Year's Time

Not Much Has Changed With COVID in Year’s Time

August 16, 2021

Nearly two years ago, on March 13, 2020, the world came to a standstill. Schools shut down, businesses were closed until further notice and, for the first time in history, Walmart ran out of toilet paper....

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Increase, Must Stop

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Increase, Must Stop

April 8, 2021

On March 16, eight people were killed in Atlanta by an angry man wielding a gun. Six of those people were of Asian descent. This is not a coincidence.  Experts have been warning the public of this...

The Walking Dead Is Not Ending Anytime Soon

The Walking Dead Is Not Ending Anytime Soon

November 16, 2020

On Oct. 31, 2010, people all around the world sat down to watch a new show on AMC called The Walking Dead. To them, it was just an interesting zombie show meant to be watched on Halloween for a quick scare....

President's Talk of Disbanding Tik-Tok Upsets Teen Users

President’s Talk of Disbanding Tik-Tok Upsets Teen Users

October 27, 2020

"He can not be serious right now.” This was the initial reaction most people had when news hit of the potential for a ban on the popular social media app, TikTok, in early August 2020. Since then, it...

RBG Was a Legend to be Honored

RBG Was a Legend to be Honored

September 28, 2020

On March 15, 1933, the world welcomed one of the most progressive individuals this world has ever seen. Ruth Bader Ginsburg changed many things for the good while serving as Supreme Court Justice. She...

Why Virtual Learning Is Good For Madison County Students

Why Virtual Learning Is Good For Madison County Students

August 26, 2020

The beginning of a new school year is usually a time of anxiety and excitement. You go to the mall and buy new clothes and school supplies. You compare class schedules with your friends in hopes of sharing...

Literary Magazine Adviser Wins Adviser Of The Year

Literary Magazine Adviser Wins Adviser Of The Year

March 5, 2020

After a long day of going to sessions and assisting her students around Alabama University, Renee Quaife sat down in a large ballroom to watch the ASPA awards ceremony begin. She applauded every time a...

Staff Member Shares Experience Of Being An Introvert in An Extroverted Setting

Staff Member Shares Experience Of Being An Introvert in An Extroverted Setting

February 26, 2020

For as long as I can remember, I have always despised social gatherings. Any time I received an invitation to attend one of my classmate’s birthday parties in elementary school, I would always beg my...

Senior Says Goodbye To Dance And Theatre

Senior Says Goodbye To Dance And Theatre

January 28, 2020

As the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close, Sarah Schomburg is telling Sparkman Theatre and Heidi Knight School of Dance goodbye and going off to college. Schomburg began her dancing career at the...

Student Expresses Passion For Painting

Student Expresses Passion For Painting

January 17, 2020

Senior Bailey Seyboth seems like your average high school student but if you take a closer look, you will find a passion for building and painting wooden models, miniature aircrafts and even a tabletop...

Sophomore Emma Headrick poses with her Mom. Headrick lost her Mom in March of 2019.

After Losing Mom, Staff Member Tells Others to Appreciate Theirs

December 17, 2019

For most teenagers, the idea of losing their mother or father is unimaginable. Up until about nine months ago, I saw my parents as immortal. I never imagined that I would be burying my mother just one...

Women Contribute to Sports Just as Much as Men

Women Contribute to Sports Just as Much as Men

November 8, 2019

Up until 45 years ago, professional sports were a domain meant only for men but in 1974, everything changed when the Women’s Professional Football League was formed. For the first time in history, women...

Urban Outfitters tried to make a statement on gun violence with the release of the Kent State sweatshirt.

Urban Outfitters Use Poor Judgement in Kent State Sweatshirt

September 27, 2019

For as long as anyone in our generation can remember, mass shootings in America have been a terrifying and sad reality. Mass shootings, especially those taking place in schools, have become such a staple...

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