Forensic students step into investigator’s “shoes”

Creating shoe print molds in class, students learn more about collecting forensic evidence.  Students learned how to identify class and individual characteristics in shoe prints just like investigators do in real life.

Erin Epperson, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2020

A new day, a new lesson plan and a new lab.  Forensic students get the opportunity to turn classroom learning objectives into real-world experiences.  This week, students' knowledge took a step forward when doing their shoe print and impression investigation lab.   Throughout the year, labs are presented a...

AP Seminar students put brains together for research presentations

After days of working on their AP Seminar research presentation, Emma Lang 10), Ally Thompson 10), Elizabeth Kobs 10) and Bradyn Suber 10) present their findings in the lecture hall. Students were graded by Mrs. Howell (faculty) on their presentation as part one of three for their nine weeks final exam.

Jackson Carlstrom, Co-Editor

March 2, 2020

With the end of the nine weeks approaching, classes are in the process of preparing for upcoming exams. Exams are a part of school that students are all too familiar with. Final exams are different though for students in Mrs. Howell (faculty)’s AP Seminar class, who recently completed part one of their ...

Compassion Drive

Compassion Drive

Avigail Wainright, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

The month of February is compassion month so SGA or Student Government Association set up a compassion drive for those in need. This begins on February 24 through the 28. They are collecting all toiletries, a few examples are hand sanitizer, tissue, deodorant, lotions and so on. While these are the items...

Troupe 5297 attend Georgia ThesCon

Javy Fajardo (12), Madalyn Reed (12), Jude Mullins (11), and Kelly Kennedy (10) enjoy their time with troupe 5297 at thescon. The thespians spent their time at the conference hanging out and learning more about what they enjoy.

Jackson Carlstrom, Co-Editor

February 4, 2020

ThesCon is an annual convention that thespian troupes across the state of Georgia attend every year. ThesCon is held in Columbus, and will start on February 6 and last until February 8. As this year’s ThesCon quickly approaches, the students of Troupe 5297 prepare for the event.  Students attend...

Theatre Tech gets creative with playwriting

Gavin Baker (12) and Bentley Savelle (10) talk about their skit ideas to add to their group's script. Each group of students spent time in class on discussing and planning everything to form a skit script.

Jackson Carlstrom, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

Students in Mrs. Chapman (faculty)’s Theatre Technology (tech.) class get the opportunity every day to view musical productions and plays from a different point of view, like with the sound crew, or stage management. Recently, the students in Theatre Tech. dove further into the “behind the scenes...

2nd annual system wide technology fair

At the tech fair, students Jackson Carlstrom (12) and Carlin Garey (11) present their stop motion film. They spent weeks preparing, shooting and editing their film to appeal to the judges and show off their skill.  Carlstrom said,

Alfred Young, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The technology fair is a competitive event where students are presented an opportunity show off their technology skills. The competition had 16 different categories in which students could choose from, and make a project following the category rules to present to the judges. There was a variety of different...

Teacher’s decorative doors

Overstreet's door stands tall, fully decorated. Overstreet decorated her door for the Valdosta State Blazers.

Tyson Baker, staff reporter

December 10, 2019

This week several colleges waived their admission fees and many seniors were given advice from counselors. As a way to bring more attention, teachers were encouraged to decorate their classroom doors here at the school to support their favorite college. They were given until Friday, November 22 to complete...

Today’s Announcements

As seniors prepare to graduate and incoming students come to this campus, each year is expected to hold something different. Potter says,

Desiree Hurey, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2019

New speed bumps in back lot

slowing people down is what they do. The school put in new speed bumps to help slow down young drivers. Kathy Walker (administrator) said,

Tye Smith, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2019

Many students are having concerns about the recently installed speed bumps. Recent troubles have risen from this new addition. Kelsie Rey (12) said, “It scratches the bottom of my car no matter how slow I go because of the ruts and potholes near the speed bumps.” Rob Story (Faculty) sai...

Vaping becomes an issue on campus

Vaping becomes an issue on campus

Dyamond Davis, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Administrators have acknowledged the use of many students using e-cigarettes (e-cigs) on campus.  “Last year after taking precautions, the system has found student twice a week using e-cigs in the restroom.” said Jodie Knight (Faculty). The system first started following up on e-cigs after...

SADD Sign Ceremony

As Rachel Tippins(12) cut the second sign, the crowd starts to clap, and cheer in shock of how the signs look. Before the signs were presented, there was a lot of speaking about students against destructive decisions. In shock of the amazement of the posters, assistant principal Ronald Hill clapped and said “Wow. Now that is really good.”

Alfred Young, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

The Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) club is all about safety in the school and community. One of their passions includes destructive driving. With a lot of students driving to school, SADD wanted to find some creative way to remind teens that drive to school to drive safely and responsib...

Lee county lady trojans advance to elite 8

Communicating to one another on what call to use. Abby Hughes (12) and Trellis Whaley (12) discussed what pitch was needed for the next batter. Hughes said,

Eric Tabor, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

The Lady Trojans prepare to face of against the Falcons of Dacula. The first pitch is set for Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. They advanced to the elite eight after defeating the Lakeside Vikings 4-0 in game one and 2-1 in game two of the first round of the playoffs, then excelled over the...

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