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  • “Hortus Romanus”…the sequel

    “Hortus Romanus”…the sequel

    Aaliyah Tribble, Reporter

    November 13, 2017

    After years of off and on success, Dr. Tim Spence’s “Hortus Romanus” project has successfully rooted its way into Latin classes. This time, hopefully for good. Originally sprouting from project-based learning innovations, the Roman Garden is aimed at giving back to the community. “Our main...

    A section of the Roman Gardens.

  • Senioritis

    Senioritis

    Journee Trotter, Staff Reporter

    June 1, 2017

    It has been reported that a new disease has plagued the halls of Hidden Valley. This new, mysterious disease has only the seniors “itching to get out of here.” Though not confirmed, it is reported that this disease is called “senioritis,” and has been sweeping all of America’s seniors. From...

    Senioritis

  • College concepts

    College concepts

    John Purcell, Staff Reporter

    June 1, 2017

    The past year has been hard for the senior class of 2017, as many of the students weren’t quite sure what colleges they wanted to attend or were even looking for when applying. Solutions for this problem are very scarce and the best one that I can think of is telling the upcoming senior class what...

    Lots and lots of colleges.

  • Spring signings

    Spring signings

    Andrew Porterfield, Reporter

    June 1, 2017

    With the end of the academic year nearing, many student-athletes received their chance to play on the collegiate level on Spring Signing Day. Two basketball players signed on to their respective programs. Drew Freeland (12), signed on to play for the Lafayette Leopards, a Division I program in Pennsylvania. Thomas...

    A few senior athletes signed on May 11th.

News

NCAA scandal

NCAA scandal

Andrew Porterfield, Reporter

November 13, 2017

In late September, the college basketball world was rocked by a prodigious scandal uncovered by an FBI investigation that tainted many coaches’ careers and also affected...

Wind energy on North Mountain

Wind energy on North Mountain

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...

Russia and NATO

Russia and NATO

March 1, 2017

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 Atlantic Treaty Organization,...

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,...

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Sports

NCAA scandal

NCAA scandal

Andrew Porterfield, Reporter

November 13, 2017

In late September, the college basketball world was rocked by a prodigious scandal uncovered by an FBI investigation that tainted many coaches’ careers and also affected...

Joshua Rush throwing his way to states

Joshua Rush throwing his way to states

Aaliyah Tribble, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2017

As track season winds down once again, members of the track team are working especially hard to make their way to states. In particular, seniors are hopeful that they will...

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 ...

  • The contrast between indoor and outdoor track February 7, 2017
  • The rowdy Rousey February 1, 2017

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Student Life

Regional Halloween attractions

Regional Halloween attractions

Journee Trotter, Reporter

November 13, 2017

Halloween is an annual holiday, celebrated on October 31st. It began with European roots, originating from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhein. The festival would have...

Non-traditional post-grad plans

Non-traditional post-grad plans

Alexys Hairston, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2017

Going to college is something that most high school seniors look forward to. But it doesn’t always does that mean that it is the best option for everyone to go straight...

Online class vs. in class

Online class vs. in class

Symphony Jackson, Staff reporter

June 1, 2017

Which is better taking online classes or actually being in class? There are benefits of taking online classes but in class you may get a better understanding of what you’re...

  • New friends, same school June 1, 2017
  • Culinary conundrum April 3, 2017

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Top Ten

Pi Day Poll

Pi Day Poll

Jillian Cockrell, Reporter

April 3, 2017

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 &...

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

April 3, 2017

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...

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

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

February 5, 2016

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Music

Billie Eilish: Don’t Smile At Me album review

Billie Eilish: Don’t Smile At Me album review

Farah Iqbal, Reporter

November 14, 2017

Billie Eilish, 15, is a successful American female singer/songwriter. She is currently Apple’s "Artist to Watch." Raised in Los Angeles, California, Eilish starting singing...

ZAYN book review

ZAYN book review

February 27, 2017

J.Cole album review

J.Cole album review

February 7, 2017

Rolling Stones album review

Rolling Stones album review

January 3, 2017

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