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Solo and ensemble throughout the years

Solo and ensemble throughout the years

Jackson Carlstrom, Co-Editor

May 7, 2019

For band students, solo and ensemble is an event to look forward to every Spring. Students get to have more control in that they can choose a solo, duet, or ensemble arrangement to perform by themselves. They can play a solo piece, or perform in an ensemble with a group of friends. Their performance i...

Senior’s last hoorah

Senior’s last hoorah

Chloe Jolley, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019

Being a senior is a major accomplishment, and being able to celebrate is even better. Lee County seniors get to experience the last bit of their senior year with their class and get to walk through the halls where they once were taught. "I am very excited to be able to walk through the halls wher...

Free Physical

Free Physical

CorNeesia Taylor, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019

Sport physicals are also called pre-participation physical, sport physicals are a great way to make sure an athlete can safely play. Even if your state or school do not require it, sports physicals also help to keep immunizations up to date and provide an opportunity to discuss any concerns you may ha...

Last Call for Yearbooks

Last Call for Yearbooks

Amberly Kimbrel, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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