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  • Students and staff acknowledge the importance of reading

    Students and staff acknowledge the importance of reading

    Classroom Application- Literature teacher Andrea McKelvey assigned The Glass Castle for intellectual purposes. The memoir describes the story of Jeannette Walls and her family, taking on the hardships of growing up with a dysfunctional family. Junior Gemini Barnes is reading the novel with an open mind. "Reading is very important because it helps students see another person's perspective and helps you go to another world other than your own," Barnes said.

  • Uncovering McEachern’s hidden history

    Uncovering McEachern’s hidden history

    by Caitlin Whisby, Staff Writer

    Ringing Bells: The bell tower was built as a tribute to the McEachern family and their generosity. The bell tower stands 40 feet tall, is completely brick, and has a steel tower that encloses four bronze bells that ring every half-hour. Each bell has the name of a trust board member engraved onto recognize his or her service to the school and community.

    photo by Caitlin Whisby

  • The 411 on Career/Tech classes

    The 411 on Career/Tech classes

    by Kamryn Thomas and Lauren Jones

           

    Committed to the Art- Senior Delana Maiden is currently enrolled in both her 4th and 5th level graphic design class and plans to have taken her 8th level of graphic design by the time she graduates. “Graphic Design teacher Alicia Baynes can teach you but she can't control how you recall and apply the information given. After taking a class you realize everyone has a different graphic design style. All of what she teaches strengthens every student's style.” Graphics allows students to work at their own pace while maintaining a deadline providing relief to students from the rigorous classes some take.

    photo by Kamryn Thomas

  • Staff members attend unique colleges

    Staff members attend unique colleges

    by Jarah Cotton and Sydney King

    Guidance from Alumni - Principal Regina Montgomery is a first generation college graduate who attended St. Augustine University, a historically black university who has diversified in recent years. Her counselors were both graduates of St. Augustine, and are were inspiration for her college choice. “I had nobody to emulate in my family. They didn’t know anything about college,” Montgomery said. “My counselors knew that I had the potential to be a bright college student and took me under their wing.”

    photo by Jarah Cotton

  • Math teacher collaborates with media specialist on algebra project

    Math teacher collaborates with media specialist on algebra project

    by Logann Houston and Alexis Moreno

     Math teacher Michelle Lieu has created the Election Project, which combines math and literature in her Accelerated Algebra I cl... READ MORE »»

    Media specialist Linda Savage helps students think of survey ideas that combine public opinions towards presidential candidates and attitudes on the issue. According to Lieu and Savage their goal is to be able to have the students work in the cloud and to be able to collaborate. “the Students were very inexperienced in using the technology we provided for them, i wish every class did something like this project to give them the beginning knowledge of using the technology, ” Savage said.

Recent Sports Scores

  • Saturday, December 3

    Varsity Girls Basketball

    MHS 59 - St. Johns 79

  • Friday, December 2

    Varsity Girls Basketball

    MHS 51 - Ferguson (FL) 24

  • Tuesday, November 29

    Varsity Girls Basketball

    MHS 86 - Greater Atlanta Christian 55

  • Saturday, November 26

    Varsity Boys Basketball

    MHS 70 - Langston Hughes Panthers 61

  • Friday, November 25

    Varsity Football

    MHS 28 - Mill Creek Hawks 31

Writing down goals encourages student success

Writing down goals encourages student success

by Ayeilie Mel, Staff Writer

Anything that isn’t written down could be considered a passing thought. Setting goals, writing them,...  Read More »

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The Dancing House

by Logann Houston, Staff Writer

Designed between 1992 and 1996 The Dancing House is a very unique and striking building in Prague the capital of Czech Republic. ...  Read More »

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Korean pop music helps share foreign culture with students

Korean pop music helps share foreign culture with students

by Camille Whisby, Staff writer

Students who are involved and interested in different cultures other than their own are more accepting...  Read More »

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Athlete role models overly inflluence adolescents

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MHS students recognize need for positive leadership

MHS students recognize need for positive leadership

October 18, 2016

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A Holiday Bash with a Good Cause

A Holiday Bash with a Good Cause

by Andrew Okwuosah, Digital Editor

The Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy has partnered with the Haven Academy at Skyview and Toys for Cobb for...  Read More »

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Student captains oversee fall lacrosse season

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The student news site of McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Georgia
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