Breaking Blue

KKK Kookout

KKK Kookout

Delaney Collier, Writer

October 31, 2018


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An organization called the Ku Klux Klan (the KKK) has cast a menacing shadow over the United States since December of 1854. The forming of the group was stimulated by the loss of the Civil War the South suffered. It was created by six Confederate veterans from Pulaski, Tennessee. Following the Ci...

Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy

Delaney Collier, Macie Crawmer, Writers

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Those who knew Mr. Hawkins remember him as a man who always wore a smile, was patient, understanding, and inclusive of all people.

Popping Pipes

Popping Pipes

Becca Clark, Writer

October 25, 2018


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It’s a normal day, spending the time outside with friends and family. The day is good, an enjoyably lazy afternoon. However, as you and your family are walking the roads next to what is normally a peaceful river, you’re hit by an awful smell. This is a reality for you right now, a regular and ex...

Goodbye Quizlet?

Goodbye Quizlet?

Hannah Johnson, Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Many students rely on Quizlet for studying needs, but what would happen if they couldn’t? Word has been going around the school that Quizlet will supposedly be blocked because of cheating. There has been no official evidence of this, but students have been talking about the agony of having to go back ...

When The Unexpected Happens

When The Unexpected Happens

Annie Sichting, Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In life, anything could happen, good or bad. Julie Presley knew from the beginning that life wasn’t going to be easy, but she knew she would be strong enough to go through anything, no matter how terrible the situation. May 25, 2018 may have just been a normal day for most people, but on that day ...

Jacksonville Shooting

Jacksonville Shooting

Sophia Jackson and Becca Clark

September 25, 2018


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Video games: A lovely escape, until that escape becomes a nightmare. For participants of the Madden 19 Tournament, a day of fun virtual competition became just that when David Katz, a 24-year-old native of Baltimore, Maryland, opened fire on participants of the tournament. According to a CNN article ...

The Bloody Virus

The Bloody Virus

Becca Clark, Writer

September 21, 2018


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    Back in 2014, Africa suffered one of their worst ebola outbreaks ever. Now, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, it’s happening again. Ebola, also known as hemorrhagic fever, is a virus characterized by a fever, headache, muscle pains, chills, and internal bleeding which leads to vomiting or coug...

The Queen of Soul

The Queen of Soul

Dylan Archer, Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

“In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our heart. We have lost the matriarch and rock of our family. The love she had for her children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins knew no bounds,” Franklin’s family said. The g...

Take Your Shots!

Take Your Shots!

Becca Clark, Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

You’re sitting in the doctor’s office, and your knees are shaking against each other as you anxiously await the contact of the sharp needle against your flesh. Needles are most certainly not your thing, but the school requires you be vaccinated. Keeping your head turned away so as not to spot the drea...

The New Space Race

The New Space Race

Becca Clark, Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News

Space, The Final Frontier. Where no man has gone before. These are not just the introductions to the long-running Star Trek franchise, they are also a universal truth. Even now, when man has walked on the moon and satellites have orbited planets as far as Jupiter and Saturn, man has not truly been in ...

The Quiverfull Movement : The Scary Truth

Sophia Jackson, Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Imagine a world where your home and your church are all you know. You have very little interaction, if any, with the outside world. You are not allowed to know much about it either. You are only taught what your parents, or rather your father, wants you to know. The room is always crowded due to the...

Letters of War

Letters of War

Sophia Jackson and Becca Clark

May 15, 2018


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American Women, In 1990, your military became an active option for you. While your men fought battle after battle, war after war, you had to sit home during each of these and wait. Some jobs opened in due time, like working as a Marine or as part of the Air Force, but the military overall remaine...

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