The student news site of McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Georgia

Dressing for success (or are we?)

by Andrew Okwuosah, Digital Editor

April 21, 2016

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

Typically, business and career tech students dress in business casual clothing on Wednesdays as mandated by McEachern’s “Dress for Success” program, which preaches the paradigm of dressing for a dream role instead of a current... Read more »

The misplaced fear of religion in classrooms

by Briana Clinkscales, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

ISIS. The Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. The confederate flag. Christian extremists. Policing minority communities. Trump.   Lately, headlines like these that create controversy are drowning us in our uncertainty ... Read more »

Loitering policy needs revision to provide effective results

by Alexis Moreno, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

Loitering is being somewhere with no purpose that could possibly warrant alarm, or concern. To private property owners, loitering causes justifiable fear when a trespasser on their property has no reason being there. The ... Read more »

The complexity of personality

by Ayeilie Mel, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

Personality encompasses complex characteristics, qualities, and tendencies that sets an individual uniquely apart.   During this phase in life, teens struggle to know their true identity. Some may simply look at magazine... Read more »

Are Cellphones Distracting You?

by Amanda Ellsworth, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2016

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

Inventor Reginald Fessenden made the first wireless phone call on Dec. 23, 1900.  Fessenden transmitted his voice via radio waves, sending a signal from one radio tower to another. This invention birthed what is known as the ce... Read more »

What Importance does Visual Arts Education have?

by Luysa Gonzalez, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

Visual art programs are less recognized by schools nationally. McEachern High school’s vast variety of elective courses help students find the importance of art programs, so the arts don’t fade away. Visual arts (VA) is... Read more »

Yearbook strives for equal sports representation

by Logann Houston, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

McEachern is known for their athletic organizations, but there are some sports teams that receive more praise than others. The yearbook can be used as a vehicle to facilitate equality amongst the school. “Yearbooks are mad... Read more »

The reality behind classroom learning

by Kamryn Thomas, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

From the time a child hits five years old, they no longer learn about the world from observation; instead others teach them about the world. In school, students become bombarded with information that helps with their academic ... Read more »

FCA is on the rise

by Lindsey Camp, web designer

November 16, 2015

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

FCA, also known as Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a organization to present athletes and coaches and all whom influence the challenge and adventure of receiving, living, and serving Jesus Christ. “This organization h... Read more »

Reducing the school day

by Sydney King, Staff Reporter, Assistant Photographer

November 2, 2015

Filed under Opinions and Editorials

Everyday, students stare at the clock, desperately waiting for the school day to end. An eight hour school day results in students being overworked, sleep-deprived, and drained; eventually, they are no longer learning but just... Read more »

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