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  • A lack of harvest

    A lack of harvest

    Sadie Hayes, Reporter

    April 3, 2017

    Three years ago, Latin teacher Dr. Tim Spence started his Hortus Romanus, or Roman Gardens, but recently, the gardens have been dying. “The seniors this year, when they were sophomores in my Latin 3 class, got the cinder blocks and top soil and started the Roman Garden’s then,” said Dr. Spence....

    Dr. Spence's Roman Gardens.

  • Wind energy on North Mountain

    Wind energy on North Mountain

    Aaliyah Tribble, Staff Reporter

    April 3, 2017

    Plans to build an industrial wind facility in Botetourt County have recently been approved by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. The county may just be the first in Virginia to have them. Wind facilities like the one being installed on North Mountain are designed to create a non-polluting...

    Wind turbines will be installed on North Mountain.

  • Breaking valentine’s heart

    Breaking valentine’s heart

    John Purcell, Staff Reporter

    March 1, 2017

    Couples all around the world look forward to the long awaited month of love, romance, and all around togetherness. February; or more specifically the long dreaded Valentine’s Day. Many people enjoy and celebrate this holiday every year, even though most of the population doesn’t actually know why...

    Love is emotion not money.

  • The Trump effect

    The Trump effect

    Megan Phillips, Staff Reporter

    March 1, 2017

    Every election season, teachers in the United States use the presidential election to impart valuable lessons to students about the electoral process and other civic matters. For both students and teachers, last year’s primary season was starkly different from any in recent memory. The results of an...

    Trump throwing up a "peace" sign

  • Sexual assault in college football

    Sexual assault in college football

    Alexys Hairston, Staff Reporter

    February 27, 2017

    “Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient. Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities as forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and attempted rape,” according ...

    Sexual assault cases involving sports continue to be a problem on college campuses.

News

Russia and NATO

Russia and NATO

Aaliyah Tribble, Staff Reporter

Dead troops. Injured protestors. This and more has happened in Ukraine with Russia’s support. Now, NATO has called upon Russia to stop the violence in Ukraine. The North...

March 1, 2017

Trump’s new policies

Trump’s new policies

March 1, 2017

As of January 20, 2017, the United States of America had a new president. Republican Donald J. Trump promised change to millions of Americans, but entered office among cries of protest from liberals, moderates,...

New supreme court justice

New supreme court justice

February 27, 2017

The Supreme Court has been a very influential factor in becoming the “final word” of law, sexual orientation or skin color are a few examples of their rulings. Their rulings have, over time, become...

Terrorist attacks on Istanbul

Terrorist attacks on Istanbul

February 7, 2017

Istanbul is a major city and popular destination for many visitors around the world, looking for a place to take a vacation, go for business, or just to go sightseeing. The city is located in northwest...

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Sports

The contrast between indoor and outdoor track

The contrast between indoor and outdoor track

Megan Phillips, Staff Reporter

Though very similar to outdoor track, indoor track diverges off of it. As a part of indoor track, many students are also part of outdoor track. However, they are vastly different...

February 7, 2017

The rowdy Rousey

The rowdy Rousey

John Purcell, Staff Reporter

Ronda Rousey is a name that has been blowing up in recent media for her loss against Amanda Nunes, but how did she get to that point? Ronda first came onto the scene in 2008...

February 1, 2017

NFL playoffs 2017

NFL playoffs 2017

Aaliyah Tribble, Staff Reporter

32 teams came in, and only one team will come out on top. That’s right, it’s the NFL playoffs once again. Out of 32 teams, only twelve advanced to the playoffs. The...

January 30, 2017

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Student Life

Culinary conundrum

Culinary conundrum

John Purcell, Staff Reporter

It has been little over two months since Mrs. Wall broke her leg and had to take a leave of absence bringing the culinary department to a sudden halt. This leave of absence...

April 3, 2017

The hidden heroes of Roanoke

The hidden heroes of Roanoke

Felipe Gracia, Reporter

Every year Hidden Valley High School holds their annual Hidden Hero awards for anyone that participates in the Hidden Valley Community who have done something remarkable in...

March 1, 2017

New Years resolutions and celebrations

New Years resolutions and celebrations

Farah Iqbal, Staff Reporter

At the beginning of each year, people tend to want to create a fresh start for themselves. Sometimes it’s a new diet, a personality change, or just a different outlook on...

February 9, 2017

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Top Ten

Pi Day Poll

Pi Day Poll

Jillian Cockrell, Reporter

In honor of Pi Day, the student body voted for their favorite pie. Here are your results: Chocolate Crème Pie: 17% Apple Pie: 15% Pumpkin Pie: 14% Coconut Crème &...

April 3, 2017

Top ten Valentine’s Day dates

Top ten Valentine’s Day dates

March 1, 2017

Top 5 holiday towns

Top 5 holiday towns

January 3, 2017

Top ten Christmas confectioneries

Top ten Christmas confectioneries

January 3, 2017

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Movies

The Vampire Diaries review

The Vampire Diaries review

Farah Iqbal, Staff Reporter

The Vampire Diaries is a CW original show about vampires facing their problems with love, fighting off enemies, and everything that comes along with being a vampire. Stefan S...

April 3, 2017

A Series of Unfortunate Events review

A Series of Unfortunate Events review

March 1, 2017

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story movie review

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story movie review

February 7, 2017

Hidden Figures movie review

Hidden Figures movie review

January 30, 2017

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