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Teachers defeat students during pep assembly basketball scrimmage

Teachers defeat students during pep assembly basketball scrimmage

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Sports, Top Stories, Video

A five-minute teacher versus student basketball scrimmage was the main event during the Winter Sports Pep Assembly on Dec. 1. Advanced Algebra instructor Jerett Pfannenstiel, Advanced Geometry instructor Dustin Dreher, P.E. instructor Haley Wolf, Ceramics instructor Jen Younger, Spanish instructor...

Paint mixing and sand cutting videos satisfy students

Paint mixing and sand cutting videos satisfy students

Lacey Gregory, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under A&E, Technology, Video

Recently an influx of aesthetically pleasing videos have surfaced on social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram. Such videos are typically of mixing oil paints or slicing, crushing and stretching molded kinetic sand in a plethora of colors. Accounts that post these videos describe them as...

Fall Concert interactive slideshow

Fall Concert interactive slideshow

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2016


Filed under Feature, Slideshows, Video

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Fall Concert highlights vocal groups and Orchestra

Fall Concert highlights vocal groups and Orchestra

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories, Video

The Fall Orchestra and vocal concert was held on Oct. 25 at Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center. Orchestra performed first, with three songs. "My favorite piece for Orchestra was 'City of Steel'," senior Rachelle Lumpkins said. Lumpkins plays the first violin and serves as an orchestra officer. "...

AP Government class creates campaign ads

AP Government class creates campaign ads

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Technology, Top Stories, Video

AP American Government students participated in creating a campaign ad. "So far, all of the ads I've seen this year have been really good," AP American Government instructor Abby Maska said. For the assignment, students in groups were required to create a 30 second issue ad using some type of political...

Homecoming 2016 recap

Homecoming 2016 recap

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2016


Filed under Montages, Top Stories, Video

Homecoming 2016 candidate video

Homecoming 2016 candidate video

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2016


Filed under Feature, Top Stories, Video

Sociology class performs social experiments

Sociology class performs social experiments

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2016


Filed under Feature, Top Stories, Video

Sociology is a class offered to seniors and instructed by Abby Maska. As an assignment, members of the class had to perform their own social experiment in order to see what reactions they'd get from people. Senior Jace Armstrong chose to do his experiment over people's reactions when he ate food...

Musical boys take a turn for the unorthodox

Musical boys take a turn for the unorthodox

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2016


Filed under Feature, Top Stories, Video

Dance call backs for "Bye Bye Birdie" musical auditions consisted of several girls and boys performing a dance routine choreographed by Tawnita Augustine. The girls performed a sultry routine to the song "All That Jazz" from the musical "Chicago". After the girls  auditions, the boys went up for...

9/11 assembly honors first responders and informs students

9/11 assembly honors first responders and informs students

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories, Video

A memorial assembly for 9/11 took place during seminar on Sept. 9. Senior Alana Hansen presented the idea to hold an assembly to administration last year. "Originally I just wanted to have a minute of silence to remember the tragedy," Hansen said. "After I brought it up to the principals, it turned...

Chamber Singers begin Homecoming performance preparation

Chamber Singers begin Homecoming performance preparation

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 2, 2016


Filed under Feature, Top Stories, Video

The Chamber Singers will be performing at the Homecoming assembly on Sep. 30 Each year, the Chamber Singers perform three different songs accompanied by choreography. "I would definitely recommend everyone come to the assembly," senior Jeremy Claude said. "I think it will really showcase what we...

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