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Capping off the capstone project

Capping off the capstone project

Jim Klein

December 6, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA, Showcase

As of December 1st, the final deadline for the capstone portfolio has passed. The senior class has been working hour after hour on their papers, products and with their mentors to create their portfolios. The 1st was the last day to turn everything in as far as the portfolio. Students will receive...

ROTC Area Manager’s Inspection

ROTC Area Manager’s Inspection

Hannah Elliot

November 15, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA, CLUBS, Showcase, STUDENTS

Every year ROTC has an inspection (the Area Manager's Inspection) to test their knowledge on ROTC related information, such as uniform measurements, the Navy Chain of Command, and basic commands. By order of the Commander Naval Service Training Command (CNSTC), the Area 12 manager, Commander Rustie Hibbard,...

Beta Club sports new sponsor: John Jack

Beta Club sports new sponsor: John Jack

Rhiannon Belcher

November 14, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA, CAMPUS NEWS, CLUBS, STUDENTS

  This year, Lee County introduced a new teacher and club sponsor into Lee County and his name is Mr. John Jack (Faculty).  Jack is the new Beta Club sponsor for Lee County but this is not his first experience with beta club before,"I was the Beta club sponsor at both Tift County and Ben Hill ...

Taking fingerprints in law and justice

Taking fingerprints in law and justice

Hayley Moore

November 8, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA, Showcase

Last week, the third year law and justice classes learned how to take fingerprints. There are two types of fingerprints, face prints and rolled prints. The class took face prints, which is a flat fingerprint. To take the fingerprint you put your finger straight down on the paper. The students did...

Top 10 Colleges- Early Admission Deadlines

Top 10 Colleges- Early Admission Deadlines

Ziah Henry

October 30, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA, FEATURES

The top ten schools in Georgia, minus one have their deadlines for early admissions applications out. Emory University’s early admission deadline is November 15th. About 18,000 students apply and only around 5,000 get admitted. Georgia Institute of Technology’s deadline is October 15th. Regularly around 13,0...

Forensics classes rule out suspects with handwriting

Forensics classes rule out suspects with handwriting

Jim Klein

October 26, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA

Mrs. Watson’s Forensics class has begun a new unit called “Examined Documents”. In this unit, students learn about the different techniques and methods used to match a sample of handwriting to a piece of evidence that may potentially incriminate a suspect or rule one out. They are learning ...

Lee County Most Common Student Names

Lee County Most Common Student Names

Rhiannon Belcher

October 24, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA, CAMPUS NEWS, STUDENTS

There are over 150,000 different names in the United States. Many of these names are used more than once due to popularity. The school population was tested to get an idea of how many names were used more than once, and which ones were the most popular. (Also, keep in mind some names are both male...

ROTC Drill Teams Preparing for Competition

ROTC Drill Teams Preparing for Competition

Hannah Elliot

October 5, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA

The ROTC Cross Creek Drill Meet will be held in Augusta, GA on Saturday, October 28th. There are 3 drill teams, the Armed drill team, the Unarmed drill team, and the Color Guard drill team. These teams spend time after school perfecting their routines for competitions. Each team does different things...

Art I Classes’ New Project

Art I Classes’ New Project

Hannah Elliot

October 2, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA, FINE ARTS

The art I students are currently working with oil pastels to improve their art skills. They are working on a project that includes studying leaves and drawing them in full detail with the pastels. Previously, art I has done a zentangle project and a color wheel painting. Olivia Apperson, in Mrs. Beshear’s 7th pe...

Early Childhood Class

Early Childhood Class

Jackson Carlstrom

September 26, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA

Early Childhood is one of the many CTAE classes offered at the high school, and with the school season just starting earlier this month, the course is just beginning to kick into gear. Since Early Childhood is a CTAE class, the class has learned a lot about different job skills, such as resume b...

How Reconstruction Has Affected the Learning Environment

How Reconstruction Has Affected the Learning Environment

Hannah Elliot

September 21, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA

Starting during the summer break of 2017, the main high school campus has been getting a makeover. Part of the reconstruction was completed over the summer, but that leaves a majority of the work to be done during the school year. This means that classes have been moving all over the school to provide...

ROTC Cadets Rehearsing Sword Detail

ROTC Cadets Rehearsing Sword Detail

Hannah Elliot

August 29, 2017


Filed under ACADEMIA

With both the homecoming game and the homecoming dance coming up in the next few weeks, the Cadets of the ROTC are practicing their Sword Detail routine. Most people don’t think twice about the Sword Detail, but it takes weeks to perfect the routine. It is very important for the Cadets to do the routi...

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