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Pedal to the Metal

Pedal to the Metal

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

Odds are if you’re a teenager and do not have your driver’s license yet, you’re daydreaming every single day of fast rides and freedom. Driving in this day and age is very important. It allows you to get to places more quickly and efficiently. The process of getting your driver’s license in ...

Helping The Hungry

Helping The Hungry

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

January 16, 2020

Approximately 11.3 % of the world’s population is living in hunger. Their lives are a constant, inescapable cycle of poverty. Americans get so caught up in their lives that they don’t even think about those people in need. Anyone can find a foundation to donate money to help them, but is there more...

The Tragedy of Australian Bushfires

The Tragedy of Australian Bushfires

Sophie Gamble, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

Global warming has taken over and pushed various animals out of their natural habitats. This is such a scary thing regarding the safety of us. Recently Australia has been hit by a combination of 104° F temperatures and strong winds that brought deadly bushfires.  Mammals in Australia are at risk o...

Thailand Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags

Thailand Bans Single-Use Plastic Bags

Lilly Hortis, Co-Editor

January 9, 2020

One of the leading issues in today's world is the overuse of plastic. As well as overusing plastic, most who use it dispose of it the wrong way. This harms both the environment and those living in the environment. Plastic is one of the leading causes of harm to our oceans and wildlife health. According...

Robots Gain A Sense of Touch

Robots Gain A Sense of Touch

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

December 18, 2019

Although robots may be faster and more efficient than humans, they have no sense of touch. This is something that everyone knows, but scientists are in the works of changing that. How will this robotic advancement benefit the field of technology?  Several different sets of scientists from around the globe have ...

Young Musicians Making Wrong Decisions

Young Musicians Making Wrong Decisions

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Sadly, drugs have become more of a problem in our music industry the past few years.  In November 2017, Lil Peep, only 21-years-old, died of an accidental overdose. He died from taking Fentanyl and Xanax. A year later, Mac Miller (26) also died of an accidental drug dose caused by Fentanyl, cocaine,...

Top Ten Gifts for Teens this Christmas

Top Ten Gifts for Teens this Christmas

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Christmas is right around the corner, meaning gift ideas are the subject in many conversations! Christmas is one of the most looked forward holidays throughout the year. People are already starting Christmas shopping, so here are the top gifts for teenagers this upcoming holiday season!  The top gi...

Music Unites

Music Unites

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Music Unites is a non-profit organization supporting music education around the world. It partners with music stars, celebrity ambassadors and music sponsors to promote projects and events at schools. The goal of the organization is to raise academic and lifetime achievement for at-risk public schoo...

How is Social Media Affecting Our Mental State?

How is Social Media Affecting Our Mental State?

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

December 4, 2019

As technology has advanced over the years, social media has become more prominent in everyday life. This has had some positive effects within our society but also some negative ones. It’s most noticeable in younger generations who have grown up as technology has advanced.  Photoshop has always been used to portray th...

Project-Lead-the-Way Welcomes Elementary School Students

Project-Lead-the-Way Welcomes Elementary School Students

Sophie Gamble, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Our Project-Lead-the-Way Program here at Carolina Forest invited fourth and fifth graders from Waccamaw and Palmetto Bays Elementary Schools to work on STEM projects, such as robotics and science projects.  Mr. Layton, Ms. Miller, and Ms. Rue, three of our science teachers, helped make this event a huge s...

Moonstruck in Vietnam

Moonstruck in Vietnam

Hector Ramos, Guest Writer/Vietnam Veteran 1969

November 8, 2019

In honor of Veteran's Day, Isabella Ramos, a sophomore, shared an essay written by her grandfather, Hector Ramos, a US Air Force veteran from the Vietnam War.  Ramos served in Binh Thuy.  Thank you, Mr. Ramos, for serving our country.  The Prowler is honored to publish your writing.   The year 1969 for me was a time...

National Diabetes Awareness Month

National Diabetes Awareness Month

Lilly Hortis, Co-Editor

November 6, 2019

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes is a disease that commonly gets overlooked or goes unnoticed. However, it is a very serious disease.   According to The American Diabetes Association, diabetes remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. 79,535 death certific...

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