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Pictures like these grace late night TV, pleading for people to take notice of animal cruelty and to fight to stop it.

Students Experience Cruelty of Animal Abuse First Hand

May 28, 2021

In the United States, while there are laws against animal cruelty, there are still many people who have hatred for some dogs breeds, and take that hatred to another level.  When juniors Macie Bredson...

Attendance clerk Cathy Robinson catches up on check-ins for the day. Robinson turned in her retirement papers in January after 24 years in the school system.

[Photo] School Favorite Retires at the End of the School Year

May 19, 2021

Attendance clerk Cathy Robinson catches up on check-ins for the day. Robinson turned in her retirement papers in January after 24 years in the school system.

Marvel Cinematic Universe Makes Way for Changes

Marvel Cinematic Universe Makes Way for Changes

April 21, 2021

After the death/retirement of four out of the six original Avengers in the hit movie "Avengers: Endgame," many Marvel fans were worried about the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and where it would go next.  But...

Frustrated with his bracket, senior Myles Gollop tears it a part.

[Photo] NCAA Tournament Defines March Madness

March 23, 2021

Frustrated with his bracket, senior Myles Gollop tears it a part.

Hannah Mae Burnette projects her voice through her mask to say to the audience shes a girl.

Drama Nails ‘Peter and The Star Cactcher”

February 1, 2021

Performing a show with five Tony awards, the theatre department had a lot to live up to with “Peter and The Star Catcher.” And, as always, they went above and beyond with the show. A prequel to...

Biden Sworn In As 46th President of the United States

Biden Sworn In As 46th President of the United States

January 21, 2021

On Jan. 20, 2021, the 46th President of the United States of America, Joseph R Biden was sworn in, along with the first woman and woman of color sworn in as Vice President, Kamala Harris. Biden was...

Trying to keep the Inauguration normal, stars like Garth Brooks still performed.

Inauguration Was Normal, Yet It Was Not

January 21, 2021

It was normal yet, it was not normal. That is the best way to describe the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States. The pomp and circumstance was there with the Biden family gathered...

Mondays Holiday Is About Remembrance, Reflection

Monday’s Holiday Is About Remembrance, Reflection

January 15, 2021

As we reflect upon Martin Luther King Jr Day this Monday, everyone should keep in mind that this is not just another day out of school or work. MLK Jr was an American hero, and we should all use this day...

A man is being detained for questioning in Wednesdays D.C. riot.

Capitol Incident Causes Sadness, Disgrace for American History

January 8, 2021

Only six days into the year, security in Washington D.C. was breached Wednesday when a violent mob of Trump supporters broke into the Capitol building as Congress was confirming Joe Biden’s presidential...

Using a rubric, creative writing teacher Renee Quaife grades the TED Talks while students present.

Students Turn Creative Writing Assignment Into TED Talks

December 18, 2020

In a time where only half of all students are in school, teachers are coming up with new ways to engage their students in classes. One teacher, Renee Quaife, is doing this in her Creative Writing I class. Quaife...

A Biden/Harris sign graces a lawn in the Monrovia area.

Biden Named 46th President

November 9, 2020

At the end of a long, exhausting race, the United States finally has its answer. Former Vice President Joe Biden will be the 46th President of America. In 2016, Hillary Clinton’s campaign knew they...

President Trump and First Lady have tested positive for COVID-19.

President Confirmed As COVID-19 Positive

October 2, 2020

President Donald Trump revealed on Twitter early this morning that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus. In his Tweet the president states “Tonight [the First Lady...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg greets people at an event. Ginsburgs death led to the debate over whether or not President Trump should be able to nominate a replacement.

CON: Trump’s Pick Not Suitable For Filling Ginsburg’s Shoes

October 1, 2020

In the wake of the tragic death of an American hero, judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the decision to replace her seat has arisen. Twenty-nine times in history, a Supreme Court justice has passed in an election...

Junior Azlyn Miller walks across the field with her father during the Sept. 8 homecoming. Due to COVID, homecoming was conducted without students being in session.

COVID Takes Traditional Homecoming Week Away From Student Body

September 15, 2020

This year has brought many trials and tribulations to students, teachers and administrators alike. One of these problems being planning special events for students through the school year. With the...

Students are now required to wear masks to all football games.

Masks Spell New Normal for Students

September 15, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world unprecedented times, and with that comes a “new normal” for high school students across the country. From social distancing to mask mandates, the beginning...

Madison Restaurant Shows To Be A Hit In The South

Madison Restaurant Shows To Be A Hit In The South

August 31, 2020

Before Culver’s came to Madison, I had never tried it . Friends of mine who travel up north frequently recommended it, and so I finally decided to visit and taste the hype for myself. My first impression...

Rumors Make High School Difficult

Rumors Make High School Difficult

March 12, 2020

Oftentimes we say something without even thinking about the consequences it can have on us. Even more often, we say things without thinking about the consequences it can have one somebody else.  While...

Mother Coaches Daughter Through High School

Mother Coaches Daughter Through High School

March 3, 2020

Mom and daughter duo, teacher Katherine Neis and senior Sarah Neis spend even more time together than some of the closest of families. When she isn’t teaching sophomores and juniors English, Katherine...

Editor-In-Chief Wins Journalist Of The Year

Editor-In-Chief Wins Journalist Of The Year

February 28, 2020

Friday, Feb. 7 was a day that will always stick out in senior Saylor Cuzzort’s memory. At 5:30 that afternoon, she was named the Alabama Scholastic Press Association’s High School Journalist of the...

Taking a break from work, junior Grace Moore gets a quick photo with her friends. Juniors Madi Duboise and Katlyn Dickey worked together at the same Dominos on Hwy. 72.

Be Kind To Your Pizza Maker, Please

November 19, 2019

Getting a job is something that typically comes with the “high school experience”. Many teens get a job in food. When I first got my job at Domino’s pizza in December of last year, I was terrified. I...

Artist Captures His Relatable Sound Again With New Album

Artist Captures His Relatable Sound Again With New Album

November 8, 2019

The lyrical and melodical genius that is Rex Orange County has done it again- released another amazing collection of songs. Rex’s third album, entitled “Pony” was released by the alternative artist...

The stage for the Hydrate assembly waits for the performers. The assembly was held Oct. 22 during the school day for SHS and at night for the community.

[Photo] Bullying Assembly Makes Impression on Fourth Grader

October 29, 2019

The stage for the Hydrate assembly waits for the performers. The assembly was held Oct. 22 during the school day for SHS and at night for the community.

Medical Academy teacher, Mrs. Kim Goins, works on her 21 year of teaching this year.

Medical Academy Teacher Heads Back to School to Further Career

October 4, 2019

Thirty years have passed since Medical Academy teacher Kimberly Goins has been to school. Now, she has decided to take a trip back to the past and start all over again. While it seems like a slow route...

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