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The ACT has been mandatory for students wanting to go to a four year college and was started in 1959. For the class of 2021, the ACT will not be mandatory due to the pandemic.

ACT not mandatory for class of 2021

October 23, 2020

The ACT (American College Testing) is a test that most students dread taking, but it was mandatory if they wanted to attend a four-year college. With COVID-19, most colleges have decided that the ACT is not mandatory for the upcoming class of 2021. “More than two dozen institutions — including highly selecti...

Students go over notes while wearing masks and social distancing in their third block math class. Students and teachers are supposed to social distance whenever possible.

Students adapt to COVID-19 regulations

October 7, 2020

New regulations have been added to Augusta High School due to COVID-19 such as mandatory mask-wearing, social distancing as much as possible and sanitize after and before class as well as other safety precautions.  Seven weeks into the school year with these regulations had some students still st...

Homecoming candidates (right to left) Zack Timberlake, Morgan Pennycuff, Taylor Braungardt, Josh Manahan, Ryan Andrews, Jadyn Jackson, Payton Haskell and Duke Lichlyter stand together for a picture. King and queen will be announced Friday Oct. 2 at 6:40 p.m. before the home game against Buhler.

Homecoming changes due to COVID-19

September 26, 2020

A cool fall breeze, the sight of girls dressed up in beautiful dresses, candy falling on the ground and hearing the crowd clap and cheer are just some of the memories that homecoming comes with. Due to COVID-19, homecoming 2020 will be changed quite a bit. “There will be no homecoming parade this y...

The student section last year at the first football game against Andover Central. Now, students must have vouchers in order to watch a home game in person due to COVID-19.

Student section limited due to COVID-19

September 17, 2020

Due to COVID-19, student athletes and coaches are only allowed a certain number of vouchers a game allowing whomever they want to attend to watch in person. The school has offered a way to watch from home; however, the experience is not the same. The enthusiasm of the student section amps the adrena...

Things we said; 5 phrases currently trending amongst teens 

Things we said; 5 phrases currently trending amongst teens 

April 24, 2020

Life around the globe is growing increasingly different due to the coronavirus - so much so that in many countries, including the US, teenagers have created brand new words to describe it. This is not new as unique words have been commonly found across social media, these words gain popularity amongst...

Pandemic affects world

Sydnee Kuhn, Reporter

April 23, 2020

Corona Virus Q&A

Corona Virus Q&A

April 14, 2020

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