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'Thank you' for nothing. Really

‘Thank you’ for nothing. Really

Miller Cranford, Co-Feature Editor April 29, 2021

The matriarchs of my family have raised me to show my appreciation for everything I am given.  Sensibly, this would be meals that have been cooked for me, gifts that have been given to me on national...

Severe Case of Senioritis

Severe Case of Senioritis

EmmaJane Canady, Photography/Videography Editor April 29, 2021

Every day when I wake up, the first thing I do is check how many days I have left until graduation. Ever since I saw my brother walk across the stage in 2016, I have dreamed of the day I would follow...

Journalism taught me to try new things

Journalism taught me to try new things

Caris Weinberg, Co-Feature Editor April 22, 2021

You never know the impact something will have in your life. That something could come in a small package, an envelope, or from a feeling.  For myself, something was a class on my first day of high...

Which is more important? What you say or how you say it?

Which is more important? What you say or how you say it?

Caroline Crick, Gazebo Staff Writer April 21, 2021

What people say is important because words have always been important. The context of words is analyzed a lot in various ways, showing that the way people say something can be taken in many ways. No...

Perfect shooting score provides amazing memory

Perfect shooting score provides amazing memory

Jack Medlin, Gazebo Co-Sports Editor April 19, 2021

One thing I accomplished in the past year that I’m tremendously proud of is when I shot a perfect round at the state tournament. Not only did I shoot it at the state tournament, but it was also my...

It would have been nice to be an 'Outkast'

It would have been nice to be an ‘Outkast’

Bond Almand, Gazebo Staff Writer April 19, 2021

If I could have been part of any musical act, I would wanted to handle production for the classic duo Outkast. While they haven’t had any work together in over a decade, every project that they did...

Out of braces jail … but who will notice?

Ranya Ajjan, Gazebo Staff Writer February 17, 2021

After two years of imprisonment, my teeth were recently freed from their braces jail. I was the first one in my third grade class who got braces, and I was also the first person to get them off in the...

Hailey Firlotte spent her summer sewing masks

Making masks was ‘sew’ rewarding

Senior Hailey Firlotte took up sewing this past summer and made a difference by making masks for the United Way of Central Georgia
Hailey Firlotte, Staff Writer October 3, 2020

One day during the quarantine in late spring, I walked downstairs to tell my mother I wanted to learn how to sew. I usually never make requests like this, so she was taken aback by this random decision...

Sophomore Athena Leskovics discovered her artistic ability during the pandemic

Art provides silver lining during pandemic

Athena Leskovics, Staff Writer September 19, 2020

Quarantine or painting class? COVID-19 opened up a lot of free time for teens. When we were mandated to quarantine and stay home, many students were upset. We were used to going out and hanging with...

Early starts, challenges ... but headed back from Costa Rica

Early starts, challenges … but headed back from Costa Rica

Annie Shih, News Editor September 5, 2020

Do you know those days where you wake up at 5:20 a.m. for school and feel energized?  Yeah, me neither.  Due to time zones, I have to wake up at this time on the weekdays. Sometimes, a cup of coffee...

Learning from home effective, but left feeling isolated

Learning from home effective, but left feeling isolated

Caris Weinberg, Co-Feature Editor September 5, 2020

Distance learning is not how I expected to spend my first couple weeks of senior year.  I expected to be reunited with all of my friends, see my teachers for the first time in five months, drive to...

Give me some of that 'Old Man Music' any time

Give me some of that ‘Old Man Music’ any time

Widespread Panic. Allmän Brothers. The Grateful Dead. Vintage music is my passion.
Knox Cleveland, Gazebo Staff Writer May 13, 2020

When I play music with my friends or in a public space the feedback isn’t always what I wish it was. Many times I get responses like “dude what is this old man music?” or “turn this garbage off”.  Through...

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