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National Unity Day Is Coming Up!

National Unity Day Is Coming Up!

Hannah Elliot

October 16, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Wednesday, October 25 is National Unity Day. Unity Day is a day when communities stand together against bullying. The color worn for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion is orange. The day is celebrated in October, because October is bullying prevention month. PACER's National Bullying Prevention...

Marching Trojan Band scores all superiors at first competition

Marching Trojan Band scores all superiors at first competition

Mackenzie Rosa

October 2, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, FINE ARTS

This year has been full of changes for the Marching Trojans, with a new band director Mr. Ronald Hill (faculty) taking lead the performers weren’t sure what to expect. Color guard captain Lindsey Ethridge (11) said, “I was a little nervous at first, but once I got to know Mr. Hill I knew he reall...

Marching band plays tribute to music’s royalty

Marching band plays tribute to music’s royalty

Jackson Carlstrom

September 29, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, Showcase

There are many aspects that make up a Friday night football game. The lights, the action, the cheer and noise all contribute to making up the entertaining atmosphere. But the games wouldn’t be the same without the marching band. The Lee County Marching Band has returned to the stadium once again to pla...

Important yearbook information for seniors

Important yearbook information for seniors

Jessica King

September 28, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, Showcase

Senior remember these yearbook events; October 18-Last day to turn in senior pictures November 18- Last day to order senior ads for yearbook October 18- Full page yearbook ads $25 off through the day September 18- full page yearbook ads $50 off through the day October 7- yearbook pri...

The PROBE College Fair is coming!

Jessica King

September 26, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

PROBE is a program that includes guidance counselors that travel around the state of Georgia holding several college fairs, organizing 59 fairs in an impressive 10 weeks. The program is ran by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee (GEAC). Their mission is to help inform students about college,...

Get Your Free Flu Shot Here

Get Your Free Flu Shot Here

Byron Reid

September 26, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, Showcase

This year the school system is offering free Flu shots to both students and faculty. The vaccine will be given out for free. When asked about the reasoning behind the school system administering Flu shots, school nurse Kristi Bothwell says “Last year the school system as whole was on the verge of...

Senior Passes for Class of 18

Senior Passes for Class of 18

Tessa Hayes

September 26, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Seniors are able to participate in senior activities throughout this school year by purchasing a 'senior pass'. Shelby Ford who works in the main office said, "Senior passes are only fifteen dollars and allow you to participate in activities that occur at least once each month." Senior passes ...

New face in guidance department

Megan Collier

September 26, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Meet the  newest member of the counseling team, Mrs.Smith. Mrs. Smith has been a counselor for six years and counting. She previously worked in Dougherty County at Dougherty County High School. Before she was a counselor, she worked at the department of juvenile justice, DFCS, Mental Health, and...

The Great Room Switch

The Great Room Switch

Tessa Hayes

September 26, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Due to the renovations of our school building, some teachers are being taken out of their classrooms and moved into temporary rooms while their rooms are being remodeled. Econ teacher Miss. Smith (faculty) addresses her room being moved, saying “I was told it should take about a week until we get o...

Student Poetry Contest

Student Poetry Contest

Ziah Henry

September 26, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, Showcase

Scholastic publishing is hosting a contest for students interested in poetry. In each grade division the first place prize will be $500.00. The divisions are grades 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. The school that has the most participation wins a new computer and the teachers could win a five hundred dollar bonus...

Dunked in chemistry

Dunked in chemistry

Georgia Miller

September 26, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, PHOTO OF THE DAY

This week on block days, Dr. Baltenburger’s class conducts experiments on how to find the density of a human using water displacement. One of the students used in the demonstration was Parker Matre (10). Parker climbed up on the table and slowly made her way down into the large trash can filled to...

The best kind of thanks

The best kind of thanks

Mackenzie Rosa

September 21, 2017


Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, Showcase

During fourth period Thursday morning Mrs. Oder (faculty) got a heartwarming surprise by a group of truly loving students. Students Aubery Garrett (11), Kelsey Reynolds (11), Henna Patel (11), and Abigail Rimmer (11) are all a part of the Chic-fil-A Leadership Academy, and with that comes service...

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