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Ending End of Course: What New Amendment Means for AP Students
News

Maria Adams | December 2, 2019

Earlier this month, the Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) amended the new End of Course (EOC) testing policy. The amendment exempts Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate (AP and IB)…

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Gifted Student’s ‘Burnout’
News

Ashley Edwards | October 3, 2019

For some students, their earliest memories of elementary school are comprised of leaving their classrooms for an hour a few times a week to visit their ‘gifted’ classes. As early as kindergarten, they…

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Mustangs swing their way into history
Sports

Bronlyn Holland | May 22, 2019

Making history on the diamond field, the Mustangs won the Elite Eight Class AAAAA State playoff against the Buford Wolves at the end of Game Three with a score of 8-3 on Thursday, May 9. On Wednesday,…

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Sleep deprivation steals “Z’s” from high schoolers
Features

Ashley Edwards | April 19, 2019

Around seven a.m., the sound of Ansley McDaniel’s, sophomore at Oxford HS in MS, alarm clock startles her awake. After a rough night’s sleep of about five to six hours, she heads to school and tries…

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Writing collaboration creates an opportunity to tell new stories
News

Payton DiSario | April 1, 2019

Laughter, smiles and imagination filled the air as students of Ola’s intellectually disabled programs came together to create “A Collection of Tales” during Ola’s first Writing Buddies collaboration….

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Been there. Done that.
Opinions

Emma Barfield | March 28, 2019

I am the last person that should be talking about how to prevent your mental health from taking a plummet. The difference is that I went through some of the darkest mindsets of my life. I conquered it,…

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Freshmen Dream of Their Tomorrow
Features

Payton DiSario | March 7, 2019

High school can be a scary place with trials hiding behind every corner. With each day comes another failed test, another mental breakdown, another heartbreak, another scandal and countless other things…

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Birdbox Enters the Nest With Mixed Reviews
Arts & Entertainment

Ashley Wilhelm | January 10, 2019

Much anticipated suspense thriller “Birdbox” returns to the nest with a whopping 62 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and in this case, I’d have to agree with these overly picky movie critics. The film…

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