Lynch Pursues Film-Making Hobby With Independent Study

Lynch Pursues Film-Making Hobby With Independent Study

Maya Humston, Reporter

May 21, 2019


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Sophomore Abigail Lynch has chosen to complete an independent study on filmmaking this semester. Lynch has a background in theatre, creative writing, and even assistant directing, so filmmaking seemed a natural step. “We’re mainly going into in depth on directing, cinematography, and video editing,...

Marion Pearson Studies Psychology

Marion Pearson Studies Psychology

Sophia Carlucci, Features Editor

May 21, 2019


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By: Sophia Carlucci Senior Marion Pearson is studying sensory psychology for her last semester at the high school. Sensory memory is impressions made that need to last for a certain period of time in order to be transferred into short-term memory. Her independent study consists of how sensory psychology...

Abby Hamilton Perfects her Pastries

Abby Hamilton Perfects her Pastries

Sophia Carlucci, Features Editor

May 21, 2019


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Senior Abby Hamilton is baking her way through The Great British Baking Show as she does an independent study on baking the same challenging treats that have been done on the show. There have been 100 challenges on “The Great British Bake Off,” (GBBO) and Hamilton has baked 23 of these so far. “I...

FCCLA Goes to States

FCCLA Goes to States

Brooke Gardner, Reporter

May 21, 2019


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Future Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) members attended the State Leadership and Recognition Conference in Virginia Beach. Members competed in STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) events and if placed second or first, get to compete in the National Level this summer in Anaheim,...

Working Wildcats

Working Wildcats

Alexandra Mason, Assistant Business Manager

May 21, 2019


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Noah Lawhorn Junior Noah Lawhorn recently started working at H&J Tire Company in March. When he first started working there, Lawhorn performed basic tasks like tire repairs and replacing brake pads, but he can now do more complex tasks like replacing brake lines or putting in a new radiator. “I’m...

Graduates Stay Close to Home

Sarah Hennis, Online Newspaper Editor

May 21, 2019


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Mary Wilson Grist: Graduate Mary Wilson Grist grew up in Lexington and began attending Washington & Lee University in the fall. Location was a downside to Grist at first, but she does not regret staying close to home. “At first, location was a con. I often thought I would be taking a “cop out”...

Decanini Prepares For Career in International Relations

Maya Humston, Reporter

March 12, 2019


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Lately, there has been a high demand for Arabic speakers in many industries in the US. Knowledge of the language could help in almost any field, and those who learn the language have found themselves better able to handle relations with other countries, learn other languages, or even just live in the...

Patterson Pursues Police Career

Patterson Pursues Police Career

Maya Humston, Reporter

March 12, 2019


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Due to the many occupational hazards that make careers in law enforcement so dangerous, one must be physically and mentally prepared to enter this field. However, senior Bryce Patterson is up to the job. This semester, Patterson has been taking an independent study covering law enforcement and...

Anime Club Holds Annual Game Tournament

Anime Club Holds Annual Game Tournament

February 7, 2019


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The Anime Club recently held its annual game tournament, allowing students to come together and participate in friendly competition involving anime games. The tournament took place on Nov. 13 and anyone affiliated with the Anime Club was invited to attend and compete in the tournament. Mike LeNoir...

Wildcats fight through Spartan Race

Wildcats fight through Spartan Race

Brinson Mullis, Head Managing Editor

February 7, 2019


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A pair of Wildcat athletes tested their strength, endurance, and will power by competing in an extreme physical challenge. Junior John Ryan Sedovy and sophomore Dylan Covington traveled to Richmond, Va. to compete in a Spartan Race. Held across the nation, Spartan Races are races designed to test competitors’...

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