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Sarah Chase

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Graduation To Take Place on May 25

Graduation To Take Place on May 25

May 21, 2021

The Class of 2021 is set to graduate in separate groups. Last names with A-J graduation will begin at 11:00 A.M. and K-Z at 2:00 P.M. Seniors are required to attend practice as well. Practice for students...

We Cannot Stop the Fight

We Cannot Stop the Fight

May 21, 2021

It is getting talked about less and less. People I know are starting to tolerate it again. I am starting to notice and my patience is wearing thin. I knew it would happen. I never expect the oppressors...

Congress is Failing Us

Congress is Failing Us

April 28, 2021

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension,...

CON: New Voting Law Violates the Right to Vote

CON: New Voting Law Violates the Right to Vote

April 21, 2021

In light of what some are calling “the new Jim Crow voting law” getting passed in Georgia, more than 100 companies are denouncing the law as well as halting donations and investments to fight other...

PRO: Immigrants Have Made America What It Is

PRO: Immigrants Have Made America What It Is

February 10, 2021

Immigration is one of the biggest debates among the American government and public. One side is pro-immigration and the other, not so much. The biggest debate among the right is crime, jobs, and most of...

Reader Left Hanging At End of Book

Reader Left Hanging At End of Book

February 2, 2021

Jenny Han is the talented author of the “To All Boys I Loved Before” series and the first two books can be awarded an A plus. In my opinion, they both outdid the movie, but the final book did not leave...

The new coffee shop offers both food and African roast coffee.

New Coffee Shop Offers Great Decor, Along With Great Coffee

January 14, 2021

Opening at 6 a.m., except on weekends, is a new black owned coffee shop on Memorial Pkwy in Huntsville. Dark Side Coffee is not only serving great coffee, but also serves up a welcoming atmosphere during...

Dr. Jill Biden's Title Does Matter

Dr. Jill Biden’s Title Does Matter

December 15, 2020

Last Friday, the Wall Street Journal made the disgusting, embarrassing and sexist mistake of publishing Joseph Epstein’s article demeaning not only the credibility of a Doctorate degree of any kind,...

Sophomore Kennedy Langham dribbles the ball up the court to make a play against the Bob Jones defense.

Girls Basketball Gets Three Straight Wins

December 14, 2020

The girls faced Bob Jones on Friday, Dec. 4. The team got the win over the Patriots, 51-46. Kennedy Langham led the team with 14 points, four rebounds, four assists and five steals. The following Monday,...

Book Explains Importance Of The Black Woman’s Vote

November 12, 2020

The Black vote. That is a phrase you hear every election season and it is the vote taken for granted the most by the Democratic party. “The End Of White Politics”, and no it is not a book attacking...

Member of the volleyball team celebrate after a big play in the area championship.

Volleyball Players Comment on Successful Season

November 6, 2020

The volleyball team had one of the most successful seasons yet and cannot wait to see what the next season holds. However, they made sure to work hard to accomplish this season's victories. Describe...

Students in the area have experienced COVID first hand.

Former Student Struggles With COVID-19 First Hand

September 17, 2020

COVID-19 has taken the lives of over 100,000 Americans ever since its arrival to the United States. America has confirmed 6.3 million cases and that number continues to grow. Alabama holds more than 2,000...

Tips for Scoring Success in Online School

Tips for Scoring Success in Online School

September 1, 2020

essential. Each pen can represent a different class or provide, color changes if you get tired of using the same blue and black pens. I use them for notes and it is always helpful for me to organize...

Biden and Harris Speak On Their Plans To Better America

Biden and Harris Speak On Their Plans To Better America

August 26, 2020

Biden and Harris have solid plans for America from tackling issues that affect minorities to handling the COVID-19 pandemic. On their campaign website, the candidates have laid out how they are going to...

Sequel To All The Boys Proves Good But Not Better Than Book

Sequel To All The Boys Proves Good But Not Better Than Book

March 12, 2020

Feb. 12 was the day most high school teenage girls were waiting for. We could not wait to see the sequel to Peter and Lara Jean’s love story, but coming from someone who read the book, I honestly could...

Best Friends Live 1,596 Miles Apart

Best Friends Live 1,596 Miles Apart

February 25, 2020

I met Felicity my freshman year. She was a blue-eyed, blonde-haired cheerleader, so you can only imagine the stereotypes that I was thinking when a mutual friend introduced us. I did not know that she...

Junior Ami Merchant loves to take unusual angles in his creative photography.

Juniors Finds Passion in Photography

February 11, 2020

It is hard for some students to find ways to think freely and express themselves. With so many influences on social media, in school and even in places of work, students grapple to discover who they truly...

Booster Club Parents Allow Programs to Thrive

Booster Club Parents Allow Programs to Thrive

February 10, 2020

There are many clubs, teams and even classes that lack funding for their particular activity, but booster parents provide the funding and helpful hands that organizations could not work without. None...

Student Shares Her Experience at the African American Museum

Student Shares Her Experience at the African American Museum

September 12, 2019

It was a five story building filled with the history that schools don’t teach. We all know about Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks. We know about discrimination and segregation, but this place had so...

The football team takes the field after lightening delay. They defeated Athens 35-10 in the jamboree game.

Players Weigh In On Jamboree Game Against Athens

August 27, 2019

Q: What were your thoughts going into the game?  A: "I was nervous because it was my first varsity game, but I knew I’d be okay," center Terrent Young said.  Q: In your opinion what was your...

On Aug. 3, 2019, a shooter entered Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas, shooting and killing 22 people. The shooting has again ignited the discussion of gun control in America.

Recent Mass Shooting Requires Wal-Mart To Rethink Their Position On Gun Sales

August 16, 2019

Virginia Tech, Columbine, Sandy Hook, Las Vegas, Pulse, Parkland and El Paso. These are just a few of the mass shootings that happen too often in America, yet what is being done to stop them?  In 1791...

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August 16, 2019

The two leads, seniors Chris Ahlf and Megan McNabb, rehearse their lines.

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August 16, 2019

The two leads, seniors Chris Ahlf and Megan McNabb, rehearse their lines.

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