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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...

Michael Jordan Gives Back

Michael Jordan Gives Back

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

We all know Michael Jordan as the NBA legend who carried the Chicago Bulls to six rings and the owner of the Charlotte Hornets. Now he is donating seven million dollars to open medical clinics for both children and adults in Charlotte, North Carolina; the two facilities will be known as the Novant Hea...

Be Strong: Stand Against Bullying

Be Strong: Stand Against Bullying

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

October 30, 2019

October is National Anti-Bullying Month, and to show our support here at Carolina Forest High School, we held a “Unity Day.” Everyone who participated wore orange to take a stand against bullying.  According to the National Bullying Prevention Center, more than one of every five students (20.8%...

Video Games are Good for Your Mind and Body

Video Games are Good for Your Mind and Body

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Believe it or not, several scientific studies confirm video games are good for you. This may be hard to wrap your head around since you have been told the television ruins your eyes and video games cause violence. However, real research from reputable sources have shown that playing video games does a...

Halloween Costumes: Then and Now

Halloween Costumes: Then and Now

Zoe Santiago, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Halloween was part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain. At the end of Summer, the Celts thought the barrier between our world and the world of ghosts became really thin. The Celts then threw a big party, and people would wear costumes to ward off ghosts.  Halloween costumes have changed drastically ...

Mindfulness: The New School-Stress Reliever

Mindfulness: The New School-Stress Reliever

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

October 8, 2019

School can be quite overwhelming and stressful with the buildup of assignments, after school activities and much more, but how do students deal with the weight of all this work? There are many different ways that students can deal with stress on their own, but a new type of school has found a way to al...

Bullying Incident Turned Scholarship

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

September 22, 2019

During the second week of September, a fourth grade student at Altamonte Elementary School in Altamonte Springs, Florida dressed up for “College Colors” day at his school. The little boy did not own any clothing of his favorite team, so he decided to make his own. He taped a piece of paper where...

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