Sports Controversy

Sports Controversy

Anna Grace Betts, Editor-In-Cheif
October 24, 2014
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

It’s a Friday night in the middle of September; what are you going to do? Go to the Page football game of course! It’s where everyone will be, whether they are watching the game or not; it’s a social event. Football brings in a good amount of money towards athletics, but do they really deserve...

Lunch is 30 Minutes? More like 10

Lucy King, Editor
October 23, 2014
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Having such short lunches has been a problem for many students here at Page. As students, we feel that we should be given enough time to enjoy our lunch because we are in six classes all day. Lunch is our time to take a break and relax, but it is hard to do that when only given 30 minutes which includes...

Social Media Ruining Relationships

Social Media Ruining Relationships

Tiara Torrence, Editor-in-Chief
October 23, 2014
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Texting: All these are causes of a stable or broken relationship. “OMG and LOL” can either bring forth a relationship or end one. Now depending upon your relationship with one another your views of technology may vary. Some feel that technology has nothing to do with...

HELP BRING IT TO AN END: Domestic Violence Issues

HELP BRING IT TO AN END: Domestic Violence Issues

Emma Simpson, Editor
October 23, 2014
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Domestic violence, both physical and verbal, is a huge concern for teens these days and most don’t realize it can affect their futures in more than one way. According to childhelp.org, teens that are abused are 28% more likely to experience teen pregnancy and are 9 times more likely to get involved...

Spring Break Week, or Weekend?

Yancey Murray, CO Editor In Chief
April 7, 2014
Filed under Editorials

Spring Break. Typically a whole week off of school spent on vacation with friends and family. However since January our region in North Carolina has experienced an unusual number of inclement days due to snow, ice, freezing rain, and sleet. This has resulted in a total of eight school days missed, thus...

Less in Not More: The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Gap Year

Less in Not More: The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Gap Year

Jessica Farrow, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 31, 2014
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

They say less is more, but not when it comes to time. From the time students walk across that stage to the time they hang pictures in their dorm is just a matter of months. Roughly three to be exact, but is three months really enough time to get adjusted to being a college student? For some people the...

Study Tips For Students

Emma Simpson, Staff Writer
January 13, 2014
Filed under Editorials

“We’re half way there”…well almost.  e have to get through midterms first.  When I think of midterms the first things that come to mind are stress, cramming, and the fact that these tests could make or break my first semester grades.  As a junior this will be my third time taking midterms...

The History of Page Part 3: How We Became The Pirates

The History of Page Part 3: How We Became The Pirates

Jessica Farrow, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 19, 2013
Filed under Editorials

Before Page opened its doors for the first time in September 1958, the first proposed mascot name was the Panthers. At the time, James B. Dudley High School was also home to the Panthers. The mascot name stuck until 1960, when Guilford County Schools decided that there couldn’t be two schools with...

A Thanks to Thanksgiving

A Thanks to Thanksgiving

Yancey Murray, CO-Editor In Chief
November 18, 2013
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

The smell of freshly baked pumpkin bread lingering throughout the house, the array of colorful leaves lining the streets, the fire that warms you as you enter your house from the crisp, chilly winter air, these all make up the senses captured through the Thanksgiving season. When it comes to this time...

Cheater, Cheater Pumpkin Eater

Cheater, Cheater Pumpkin Eater

Jessica Farrow, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 14, 2013
Filed under Editorials, Showcase

I’m sure you’ve heard it all, Pirates: “I’d rather cheat than repeat.” or “A class that cheats together, passes together.” Maybe even some of you were the ones saying them. In reality, winners never cheat and cheaters never win. Whether you get caught on the spot or after the test has already...

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