News

Saving animals is what Angels do best

Meaghan Smith, Reporter

“In 2001 almost 10,000 animals were killed in Roanoke, Virginia at the pound. We started Angels Of Assisi to help end pet overpopulation by offering low cost spay and neuter,”...  Read More »

April 27, 2015

imageedit_6_6127359572

Spray tanning proves to be safer than tanning beds

April 17, 2015

Girls typically use tanning beds when swimsuit season is over or about to start, to get that “golden glow.” Tanning beds have dangerous UV lights, and according to skincancer.org, these lights lead...  Read More »

final april

Users of Craigslist encouraged to exercise caution

April 15, 2015

On March 20, 2015 a woman’s fetus was cut from her womb. According to CNN, Michelle Wilkins who was seven months pregnant arrived at a house in Longmont, Colorado to buy baby clothes from a Craigslist...  Read More »

Robert Durst Story

Former heir of real-estate company finally convicted for murder after 30 years

April 4, 2015

“There it is. You're caught. You're right, of course. But, you can't imagine. Arrest him. I don't know what's in the house. Oh, I want this. What a disaster. He was right. I was wrong. And the...  Read More »

View All »

Sports

Senior Edition Athlete Spotlight: Nate Atkins

Senior Edition Athlete Spotlight: Nate Atkins

Cason Bennett, Staff Reporter

Nate Atkins is about to take a journey to the College of William and Mary as he competes for a starting position on the football team. Nate has tried his whole life to have...  Read More »

May 21, 2015

Laxin’ in the south

Laxin’ in the south

Abby O'Donnell, Staff Reporter

Over the years, many sports have been popular mainstays in high schools across America. The popular and most common sports in high schools today are football, basketball,...  Read More »

April 15, 2015

Athlete Spotlight: Ryan Mitchell

Athlete Spotlight: Ryan Mitchell

Cason Bennett, Staff Reporter

Ryan Mitchell(10) is 6 foot 3 inches tall and is a part of the lacrosse and football teams. The lacrosse team has been successful so far this season, but Ryan has not been...  Read More »

April 14, 2015

View All »

Student Life

Seniors take the tide

Seniors take the tide

Abby O'Donnell, Staff Reporter

Within hours after the graduation ceremony for the senior class of 2015, thousands of new high school graduates will be heading to the beach for the annual unsupervised week...  Read More »

May 23, 2015

Forensics club makes school history

Forensics club makes school history

Lindsay Willard, Co-Editor

The Forensics Club is a speech and interpretation team where students either compete individually, or with a partner. Forensics has several different categories including...  Read More »

April 16, 2015

Grant needed to continue Roman Gardens

Grant needed to continue Roman Gardens

Erin Brown, Co-Editor

As some students may know, Latin Teacher Dr. Tim Spence started a Hortus Romanus or “Roman Garden” Project last year with his Latin III students. This year, the progress...  Read More »

April 15, 2015

View All »

Senior Superlatives

Doctor

Most Likely To Cure A Disease

May 26, 2015

Hannah Shepard  How would you describe high school in one word? Growth Plans after high school: Taking a gap year and...  Read More »

Best laugh

Best Laugh

May 26, 2015

Emma Blake  How would you describe high school in one word? Ecstatic Plans after high school: Going to UVA to become...  Read More »

Olympian

Most Likely To Become an Olympian

May 26, 2015

Breaontae Crump How would you describe high school in one word? A Roller-Coaster Plans after high school: Go to JMU "I...  Read More »

View All »

Teachers of the Year

newbern

Mrs. Newbern – Wanted for being overly hyper and childlike

May 1, 2015

Not only is Ms. Beverly Newbern, psychology and history teacher, wanted for being overly hyper and childlike, but she is also wanted by her students...  Read More »

oakes

Ms. Oakes – Wanted for disturbing the peace

May 1, 2015

Even though Ms. Carmen Oakes may be wanted by the police for disturbing the peace she is also wanted by the students of Hidden Valley for being...  Read More »

rich

Mr. Richardson – Wanted for being overly sarcastic

May 1, 2015

Not only is Mr. Kevin Richardson, history teacher, wanted for being overly sarcastic to his students, he’s wanted by his students for being...  Read More »

View All »