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What the future brings

Maddie Fiorante, Newspaper Editor

April 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Popular dystopian novels portray technology as a device needed for simple tasks in everyday life, and as science progresses, those ideas could possibly be a part of our society sooner than we think. Already, smart phones allow us to share our thoughts and lives with the world in 140 characters or th...

Holiday of mischief

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” will be pouring out of thousands of homes this weekend as Halloween is celebrated across the country. From costume parties to trick-or-treating, the holiday is celebrated in many different ways, but the scary aspect of Halloween is the most iconic. Ghost stories, hau...

Halloween activities

Sydney White, staff writer

October 28, 2014


Filed under Opinion

With halloween right around the corner, people are getting ready for the fun and eventful holiday, do you know what are you doing? There are hundreds of fun things you can do for the night for for the surrounding weeks. One of the most popular being a trip to the pumpkin patch. Local farms are great ...

Technological affects on teens

Sydney White, staff writer

October 20, 2014


Filed under Opinion

We hear countless times a day new information provided to us by technology. The current generation of teens are known as the “technology generation”. We live off of it, but is it impacting teens for the good or the bad? Wake up, check instagram and twitter. Get ready, check instagram and twitter. ...

Pre-prom checklist

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It’s crunch time prom-goers. With only a few days left before the magic night of diamonds and 007, you’ll want to be absolutely positive you have everything together before the looming May 10 date. Follow this checklist (applying to girls and guys) for a stess-free and memorable prom night.   Pr...

Love it or loathe it?

Love it or loathe it?

Caitlin Britch, Staff Writer

February 14, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Feb. 14  can be either the best day of the year or the absolute worse. For the lucky ones who find themselves with a special someone during this holiday, it is all pink candy hearts and red roses. However, how can those who are single and ready to mingle participate in this day of love? Valentine movies al...

Top Ten Backpack Essentials

Top Ten Backpack Essentials

Tate Watson, Staff Writer

February 5, 2014


Filed under Opinion

As you start to get used to your second semester classes and fall back into the routine of having a full five day week, you may start to realize you’re constantly scrambling for supplies and you never feel prepared. In order to finish off the school year on the right foot, keep the following 10 supplies ...

Orchestra prepares for the holidays with seasonal sounds

Luis Gutierrez, Staff Writer

December 14, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Walking into the auditorium,the sound of violins and cellos in perfect harmony instantly sent a feeling of warmth through the body. The classical tone of the orchestra consisted of all string instruments. The THS Orchestra presented “Sounds of the Season.” That would have been a perfect name for...

Style guide: holiday parties 2013

Style guide: holiday parties 2013

Tate Watson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When the weather gets colder and the nights get longer, everyone starts to get ready for the holiday season. Along with baking cookies and decorating a tree, parties seem to be a choice event this time of year. If your social calendar is full and you're not sure what the appropriate outfit is for each...

A guide to a meatless Thanksgiving

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Around this time of year, Thanksgiving favorites flood minds and trigger cravings. From recipes kept in families for generations, to a new tradition found on the internet, memories pertaining to food occur every Thanksgiving season. However, for vegans and vegetarians, cooking a full-course meal that everyone wi...