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Conformity: The games of the mind

Conformity: The games of the mind

Kirey Simmons, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

People are inclined to stick with a group; to be with others and avoid being different. There have been many experiments on the reason and regularity of conformity.  One of the more largely known experiments was performed by Solomon Asch. In these trials, there is a group of actors which are told to give a cer...

Trendy things to do on Halloween

Trendy things to do on Halloween

Jackson Carlstrom, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

Halloween is coming right around the corner, and people are getting ready for the end of the month with parties, candy, and several other activities. There are plenty of ways students are spending Halloween this year. “I don’t have anything too special planned for Halloween,” Jordan Kirksey (11...

Digging into Halloween history

Digging into Halloween history

Donovan Robertson, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Halloween: a time when children play merrily, disguised in creepy or cute costumes, with buckets in hand and candy-craving hunger. A day where many adults celebrate a night of thrills and horror. People all around the US get festive and let their inner Halloween-loving spirit loose to get down and bo...

Halloween candy

Halloween candy

Jordyn Denham, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Some people believe that the best parts of Halloween are haunted houses, scary movies, or even dressing up, but the real best part is the candy! Trick or treaters may enjoy dressing up like Spiderman or their favorite princess just as much as getting their plastic pumpkin filled with goodies, but whe...

Dressing up for Halloween

Dressing up for Halloween

Nicholas Natoli, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Trick or treating is a Halloween tradition for small children, and a very exciting thing to do when people like to do when they are young. As people grow older, some people stop, and some people think you grow to old to trick or treat. Shannon Glass (10) thinks that nobody is too old to dress up. “Dressing...

Lights, camera, Halloween!

Lights, camera, Halloween!

Jacob Montgomery, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Halloween is a time for scary costumes, sweet treats, and late-night movies. Over the years Halloween movies have covered the scary and the family-friendly. When the temperature starts to drop it is a good idea to bundle up in the warmest clothes and watch a classic Halloween movie. Whether it...

How an Article is Published on the Panoptic

How an Article is Published on the Panoptic

Ella Faircloth, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

When writing a new story for our website, it is a good idea to have a few key components along the way.  Sometimes, this process can take as long as one to two weeks, but it is pretty simple and easy. First, whenever an event, such as a game, is coming up, the reporter has to be at that event. Haley Lokey (...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Pilcher Thornton

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Pilcher Thornton

Hannah Elliott, Tye Smith, and Haley Lokey

October 20, 2019

Having to keep up with school work is a universal student struggle. It always feels like there is not enough time in the day to complete assignments. Pilcher Thornton (12) manages to successfully complete college assignments, play golf, and even manage a rap career all while being a high school seni...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Maggie Mann

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Maggie Mann

Alfred Young, Eric Tabor, and Ej Walker

October 17, 2019

Maggie Mann (12) is a senior who has 2 siblings. Her twin sister, Gracie, is also a senior. Mann enjoys horseback riding, and she competes in seasonal races. She also first started on clarinet in eighth grade playing the solo in “Star Wars The Force Awakens." She joined the marching band playin...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Hunter Hammond

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Hunter Hammond

Tyson Baker, Dyamond Davis, and Landria Rollins

October 15, 2019

Here at this school, there are many students involved in honors or AP (advanced placement) courses. Among the students, is Hunter Hammond (10), a student with a full load of AP/advanced classes. He has been a student in the Lee County School System his whole life, and began taking advanced classes as soon ...

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Arwyn Kovach

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal with Arwyn Kovach

Erin Epperson, Victoria Drury, Donovan Robertson, and Rachel Ward

October 15, 2019

With seemingly a million paintings and drawings, Arwyn Kovach (11) surprised many with her style of creativity.  From class, most know her as the girl who draws, a lot, but there is much more than what meets the eye.  When people look past the doodles and drawings in class they find a very unique ar...

Humans of Lee: Up close and Personal with Shakia Spence

Humans of Lee: Up close and Personal with Shakia Spence

Rhiannon Belcher, Avigail Wainright, and Kirey Simmons

October 10, 2019

Humans of Lee: Up Close and Personal With Shakia Spence Podcast Shakia Spence (12) became pregnant at fifteen. Her daughter is now a very loved member of the family at one year old. Spence and the father knew of the pregnancy very early on, though she kept the news from people in fear of being seen differen...

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