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Animal Safety

Liam Kenny, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Animals of all species are in danger each and every day. Whether it’s throwing litter and garbage into the forest or party balloons eventually landing in the ocean and endangering sea turtles, animals are in just as much trouble as humans are. Just as people all around the globe are battling the coro...

Impacts of the Coronavirus for AP Students

Impacts of the Coronavirus for AP Students

Annika Hardy, Staff Writer/Production Team Member

March 25, 2020

COVID-19, commonly known as the Coronavirus, is affecting administrators, students and teachers at Carolina Forest High School. As of March 24, all SC schools are temporarily closed through April 30. Thus, extracurricular activities such as clubs, honor societies and our Prom are postponed. For seniors...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Liam Kenny, Media Writer

March 16, 2020

As the world fears a deadly virus that began as a handful of infections central China has rapidly become a worldwide outbreak, shutting down entire cities, threatening the health of thousands and testing the strength of the global economy. Due to the unknowns associated with the virus, reports are...

Chained to Social Media

Chained to Social Media

Annika Hardy, Staff Writer/Production Team Member

March 16, 2020

Social media has grown tremendously in popularity the past twenty years. User-friendly apps such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter connect teenagers to peers from across the world. On the contrary, social media has proven to cause a myriad of mental health disorders. It also is addicting; teenagers...

Travel on a Budget

Travel on a Budget

Anna Satterfield, Staff Writer/Media Assistant

March 6, 2020

Travelling the world and seeing all of its natural beauties is a dream of many; however, these experiences are costly. Between transportation, hotels, food and activities, the bill adds up when you go on vacation.  History teacher Amanda Tracy shares, “I travel as much, as often and as far as possi...

The Need for Sleep

The Need for Sleep

Liam Kenny, Staff Writter

February 28, 2020

How much sleep do you get at night? Sleeping is an active period in which a lot of important processing, restoration and strengthening occurs. When you are asleep, your brain will cycle repeatedly through two different types of sleep. They are Rapid Eye Movement (REM) and non-REM sleep.  Sleepin...

Should Homework Be Banned?

Should Homework Be Banned?

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Should homework exist? Many students ask this question. For some students, homework is seen as a chore and is pointless. Others, however, feel that homework is necessary. Homework often stirs up a lot of emotions. This is because it can easily disrupt a student's home life. A study was done by Scien...

Does Class Size Matter?

Does Class Size Matter?

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Did you know that statistics show that smaller classes produce better academic results? Well, it’s true! According to class size research, having a smaller class helps students learn, interact, and concentrate. According to the latest Federal data based on teacher surveys, the average class size f...

Extra Energy Needed?

Extra Energy Needed?

Anna Satterfield, Staff Writer/Media Assistant

February 13, 2020

Energy drinks have become a common trend among younger members of society recently, popularizing all the bright colors and fun flavors. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health has conducted research on energy drinks. “Next to multivitamins, energy drinks are the most popular dietar...

The Girl Scout Difference

The Girl Scout Difference

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

February 13, 2020

Girl Scouts has been around for over 100 years now. After having started with 18 girls, the organization has now reached over 10 million girls across the world. Girl Scouts has helped positively influence so many females and countries. Juliette Low founded Girl Scouts in 1912 with a vision. Her goal...

Coronavirus Chaos

Coronavirus Chaos

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

In the United States, we usually don’t have many major disease outbreaks. We have good vaccines and make sure the population is healthy. Other places, however, aren’t as fortunate. The coronavirus originates in Wuhan, China, and is putting our world on high alert. According to the CDC, as of February 4, 2...

The Legend Lives On

The Legend Lives On

Liam Kenny, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

On Sunday, January 26, people all around the globe had to say goodbye to one of the most talented and well-known basketball players in the NBA. Kobe Bryant (41) and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were flying in a helicopter to the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, when suddenly the p...

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