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The Salem Witch Trials: The deadliest witch hunt in North America

The Salem Witch Trials: The deadliest witch hunt in North America

October 31, 2019

326 years ago, folks who had been imprisoned for the accusation of witchcraft were released, but for some men and women it was too late their judgment day had already come. 20 women and men were hung for the crime of witchcraft, others died while in prison and one victim was crushed to death. The Salem...

Emotions run high on senior night

Emotions run high on senior night

October 23, 2019

Fall senior night is a big deal to most student athletes, band members and for color guard. Feelings are overpowering and parents and seniors shed tears during the emotional night. This is the last home football game of the year and the night seniors are recognized for their fall activities. For...

Facebook changes worldwide

Facebook changes worldwide

October 21, 2019

Facebook is a social network service that founder Mark Zuckerberg launched in February 2004, founded by Mark Zuckerberg. The site was initially going to be used by Harvard students, but over two years, the idea expanded into a worldwide network. People who were 13 years of age or above could eventuall...

Opinions vary on Apple’s new iPhone

Opinions vary on Apple’s new iPhone

October 15, 2019

The latest edition of the iPhone, the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro, was released to the public Sept. 20. The update included a new camera system....

School spirit within students gives a sense of family

School spirit within students gives a sense of family

September 26, 2019

Cheers of joy from the O’s Zone, laughter from the color guard, goofy jokes from the band, cries of celebration from the football team, chanting from the cheerleaders, and lighthearted conversations from the dance team are common sounds to high school students at a football game. People become close to th...

Actions affect school image

Actions affect school image

September 5, 2019

Students and teachers play a role in the development of the high school image. As others observe AHS they can see how the students represent themselves. The students in the school come in varieties and all of them represent different parts of the school, such as band, sports, art, and more Each g...

Marching band puts in the work

Marching band puts in the work

September 5, 2019

Being apart of the marching band takes determination, focus and hard work.  Many practices out of class take place during the year to ensure the band is prepared. Sectionals are practices where leaders practice with their section during ACE.  The leaders can schedule sectionals for any day, but ...

Starting school affects teenagers’ social lives

Starting school affects teenagers’ social lives

September 5, 2019

On the last day of summer, students reminisce on all of the memories they had made. All of the fun and exciting moments had finally come to an end. Some teenagers and children are sad, while others were excited. Some teenagers were excited to start school again, but only for the reason that they ...

Therapy dogs improve the environment

Therapy dogs improve the environment

September 5, 2019

Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers are native to Ireland, along with four other terrier breeds. They were for 200 years, an all-purpose farm dog who would herd, watch and guard livestock, and hunted vermin. Another fun fact: we have two that regularly visit. “We enjoy making people smile, making them...

Heat index threatens athletes

Heat index threatens athletes

August 31, 2019

With the heat index on the rise, it is important to know how to stay safe, and what the appropriate precautions to take when practicing a sport outside are. “Coaches need to be aware of the heat index and what condition their players are in, if they have conditioned during the summer they can better ac...

Senior year speeds up

Senior year speeds up

Lindsay Baugher, Managing Editor

May 13, 2019

At the start of freshman year, students felt like graduation was never going to arrive. Then, all of a sudden, boom, graduation is in six days. High school is four years full of studying, countless tests and memories. “The most memorable time for me was winning homecoming king because my brother wo...

Hacked media causes social concern

Sydnee Kuhn, Reporter

April 29, 2019

According to Statista.com, more than 81 percent of Americans have social media accounts. this includes Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat, all of which can be hacked into. In fact, “Media Genesis” reports that 44 records are stolen every second. “I think people hack because they want to mentally harm someone or to steal private information,” Owen Frizell (10) said. Hackers have different reasons for hacking into accounts. One reason is to obtain personal passwords they can use to hack into other med...

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