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Calling All Cosplayers!

Calling All Cosplayers!

CJ Jenkins, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2019

Oh, the world of cosplay is a big one. There is so much time, effort, imagination, and creativity that comes to this task or activity. If you've never seen a cosplayer or even heard of the term, you've come to the right place! So, the exact definition of cosplay (for those who need a clear description)...

An Out of This World Performance

An Out of This World Performance

November 8, 2019

The marching band's season is coming to a close with one of their final performances last night at the community performance. Despite the sub 40 degree weather, the band had two successful runs at the performance that both received a large round of applause. This year, the title of the show was "In Orbit"...

A Time To Give Thanks

A Time To Give Thanks

November 8, 2019

It's that time of year where everyone is starting to make plans for the family to eat together on Thanksgiving. But really, what's important is the giving thanks part because November is known as "National Gratitude Month," a month for being grateful, blessed, and thankful. So, I asked various students...

TikTok: The Trends in 2019

TikTok: The Trends in 2019

October 31, 2019

What is TikTok? TikTok (previously known as Musical.ly) is an app that allows you to watch and create short video clips. According to the website Business Insider, this app is very commonly used by "Gen Z," which is people in the age group of 16 to 24 years old. Many dance trends have been sparked ...

Woodford’s Favorite Week

Woodford’s Favorite Week

October 30, 2019

  If you live in Woodford County, you know how serious we take our spirit, especially when we're in the midst of a week totally dedicated to it. Last week, Woodford had their 2019-2020 Homecoming and it did not disappoint. From the groovy parade floats to the intense pep rally competitions, WC...

Clueless About College?

Clueless About College?

October 29, 2019

Are you starting to look for a college and have absolutely no idea where to begin? Don't freak out! Yes, it can be stressful looking for the place that you will call home for a few years after you leave high school, but it is not impossible. Here are my answers to some of the questions that you may have...

Tricks and Treats for Halloween

Tricks and Treats for Halloween

October 24, 2019

Planning a Halloween Party can be stressful and confusing. Here are a few tips, tricks, and treats to get your planning started!

Tonks Takes on The “A” Team

Tonks Takes on The “A” Team

September 26, 2019

Last year our school's academic team lost more than just a large group of seniors, it also lost two amazing coaches. Ms. York and Ms. Martinez did not return to be coaches this year as Ms. York moved to work in her home town, and Ms. Martinez had to make time for her baby. However, the academic te...

Sweet Honey Singing

Sweet Honey Singing

September 26, 2019

The Honeybees Acapella Group is a group of all-girl singers that come together once a week for rehearsal and have performances throughout the year. "I want to get them more gigs in general. Last year we just performed at the concert," said Mr. Strickland. Strickland is back teaching choir at ...

Breaking the “Furry” Stereotype

Breaking the “Furry” Stereotype

Catie Sims, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2019

If you have been on the Internet for a while you have at some point or another heard the term 'furry'. More than likely, it was mentioned in a negative or insulting context. People tend to only look at furries as weird people who find an attraction to animals that are drawn to appear human-like, which...

How to Have a ‘Funtastic’ Fall Break

How to Have a ‘Funtastic’ Fall Break

September 23, 2019

Ah, Fall Break- the first long break of the school year where students get a whole week off of school to do as they please. Fall break is a great time to travel and explore new places, as well as spend time with your friends and family. Sometimes, however, it feels like you're the ONLY person not going...

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