The cost of the next step

Asha-Lee Peterkin, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

Money, money, money. Seniors, I know that a lot of you are trying to figure out how you are going to pay for a spectacular prom outfit, but there is something more pressing that needs your financial attention that we need to discu...

Popular Career Choices at Paint Branch

Jocelyn Wade, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019

By the time students get to high school, they normally have some idea of what career path they want to take. Some people go into a certain career because it’s what they like to do while others go into a career because of how...

Life of a Counselor: Catching Up With Mrs. Whipple

Allan Djeballo, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019

Counselors are known for fixing issues, helping you choose your classes, and creating your schedule, ywt have you ever thought about the other jobs they do and the impact they have on students and the school? Mrs. Adriane Whi...

The Ups and Downs of Mental Illness

Abigail Sciannella, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019

It seems that everyone has made some form of a mental illness joke at least once in their high school career. Whether it’s “I’m gonna kill myself,” “I’m so OCD,” or the ever so popular “are you triggered?” Mental...

Busboys and Poets

Busboys and Poets

January 3, 2019

What’s Killing Us: How Body Image Affects Young People

Zoputa Difini, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019

In 2011, fourteen-year-old Fiona Geraghty hung herself in her bathroom. Four years later, eighteen-year-old Hannah Carpenter was found dead in the woods. The link between the two young women is suicide.  Unfortunately, this ...

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