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Last Call for Yearbooks

Last Call for Yearbooks

Amberly Kimbrel, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

As the 2018-2019 year comes to an end, yearbooks are still being sold. The yearbooks are now being sold for $100 (cash or money orders),  and payments can be made through Mrs. Coni Grebel (faculty) located in room 407. This year, the staff is expecting to sell out all yearbooks, as they did the l...

Block days ending for the school year

Block days ending for the school year

Taylor Potter, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

As the 2018-2019 school year comes to a close, students say goodbye to the weekly block schedule on Wednesdays and Thursday. April 16 and April 17 will be the last two days of block. The point of block days was a chance to give students extra help in all of their classes by giving them 35 extra mi...

TroBots prepare for Region and State competitions

TroBots prepare for Region and State competitions

Carlin Garey, Shorts Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, CLUBS, Showcase

The robotics team will attend Region and State over spring break on April 3-6, where they will compete against several other schools in hopes of having the best robot. Before they attend Region and State, there were many days where the team would have to stay after school for hours just so they could wo...

The road to LGPE for band students

The road to LGPE for band students

Jackson Carlstrom, Co-Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Band, CAMPUS NEWS, FINE ARTS

For band students, Large Group Performance Evaluations (LGPE) is an every year occurrence. Every March, several bands from across southwest Georgia travel to Cairo to perform in LGPE, an event that provides bands the opportunity to receive feedback on their performance and musical skills. Bands choos...

Seniors purchase caps and gowns for graduation

Seniors purchase caps and gowns for graduation

Taylor Potter, Staff reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

For seniors, March 20 is the last day to buy senior supplies, such as caps and gowns. On March 21, seniors will receive their caps and gowns in the library. If you are a senior and you have not purchased your cap and gown, they are $47.00 dollars, and can be payed for at the Jostens office in Lee ...

Going into the last 9 weeks

Going into the last 9 weeks

CorNeesia Taylor, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Doing well in high school can have so many benefits in your life in the long run. Getting better grades in middle school is one thing to get into the colleges you want, it is important to get good grades in high school grades. Besides, your academic achievement is a major factor when you are trying to w...

Governor’s Honor Program semifinalists

Governor’s Honor Program semifinalists

Madeline Conger, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, STUDENTS

On Saturday February 23, semi-finalists for the Georgia Governor's Honors Program attended the state level interview for the four week summer program. The interviews were held on the Berry College Campus in Rome, Georgia. The first round of interviews started at 8:00 a.m. and continued throughout the day until 2:00. Depending on the subject in which the students have been nominated for, the interview could last form anywhere from 30 minutes to well over a few hour. Since the drive from Leesburg, Georgia to Rome, Georgia is about a four h...

Annual Black History Program held in auditorium

Annual Black History Program held in auditorium

Kaelyn King, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, Showcase

February marks Black History Month in American culture. Throughout the whole month, time is taken to celebrate people of color who have made accomplishments and are playing an important role in the world to make it a better and more peaceful place. As of February 14, a Black History program was held ...

2018-2019 Football Banquet

2018-2019 Football Banquet

Jabahri Asbury, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, FOOTBALL

The football team state champion's wait is finally over. On February 11, the team had their football banquet and received their rings, and seniors received their football banner as well. Since the boys had a 16 game season, and also had to wait on their rings, their banquet was pushed back to February, ev...

Two students earn chairs in GMEA 2019 All-State Band

Two students earn chairs in GMEA 2019 All-State Band

Jackson Carlstrom, Co-Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Band, CAMPUS NEWS, FEATURES, FINE ARTS

21 band members traveled to Houston County High School for the second round of All-State Band auditions last month. The results are in now, and two students from Lee County will be representing the band at All-State. Trumpet player Jacob Carlstrom (10) and clarinet player Christopher Kim (11) both ear...

Behind the scenes at DYW

Behind the scenes at DYW

Haley Owens, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Formerly known as America's Junior Miss, the Distinguished Young Women scholarship competition occurred in the Lee County multipurpose room on January 26. The DYW program is a competition for junior girls, and it consists of four different categories: interview, self-expression, talent, and fi...

Regional Technology Fair

Regional Technology Fair

Carlin Garey, Shorts Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under ACADEMIA, CAMPUS NEWS

Multiple students attended the regional technology fair in hopes of placing first in their categories. A few of these categories consisted of robotics, video production, audio production, and just about anything related to technology. By partaking in this competition, the students could possibly...

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