The Truth About Being a Graduating Junior

The Truth About Being a Graduating Junior

Mariah Evans, Desk Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Opinions and Views, Senior Stuff, Student Life, The North Augusta Student Highlights, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Entering your senior year can be very exciting, you get to see and do things you never were able to do when you were an underclassman. You also have responsibilities like senior meetings and trying to make it to special events that’s important that you must make it to. However, graduating Juniors don’t...

Cliques & Cliches: “Dumb Blondes”

Cliques & Cliches: “Dumb Blondes”

Thomas Catoe, Desk Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Senior Stuff, Student Life

Hello Yellow Jackets, and welcome to a third semester in the epitome of life's hellish places: High school. It's a new semester, and you know what that means: New rivalries, new short-lived high school romances, but most importantly, the rebirth of the high school stereotypes. No movie, set in a...

Homecoming Court 2016

Chloe Caudill, The Real Queen

October 26, 2016


Filed under Community, Features, News, Senior Stuff, Student Life, Student Section, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Ever since students began high school, adults have always told them something along the lines of, "Don't wish these years away, these are the glory days." No matter what the student has been told, there is always that question, "What makes these days the glory days?" Those days were the glory days because...

Where Are They Going?

Where Are They Going?

Jordan Houston, Senior Correspondent

March 29, 2016


Filed under Senior Stuff, Student Life, Top Stories

GRADUATION IS AMONG US!  The class of 2016 is about to finish their last few weeks of high school and take those memorable steps across the stage at the Aiken Convocation Center.  Our seniors are on their final leg and certain questions are being asked in people’s heads.  Are they ready, can they...

Bullying in the 21st Century

Bullying in the 21st Century

Kenyatta, Desk writer, Journalist

March 15, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Senior Stuff, Student Life, Student Section, Top Stories

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in an estimated 4,400 deaths per year, according to the CDC.  For every suicide among young people, there are at least 100 suicide attempts. Over 14 percent of high school students have considered suicide, and almost 7 percent...

Graduation Perks and Let Downs

Graduation Perks and Let Downs

Jordan Houston, Senior Correspondent

January 25, 2016


Filed under Senior Stuff, Student Life, Top Stories

Ben Carter: Get as much sleep as possible, take plenty of pictures for the memories, and get into as many pictures as you can.

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The BI6 Deal

The BI6 Deal

Kenyatta Jenkins, Desk Writer aka Chocolate Bunny

November 9, 2015


Filed under Features, Senior Stuff, Student Life, Top Stories

You want to know the truth about senior year? It’s not what you think it really is. You don’t get senior privileges. There will be work; if it’s easy depends on the person. You cannot slack off because colleges still get your senior transcripts as well as junior year. The best part about being...

Media and its Language

Media and its Language

Kenyatta, Desk Writer/ Interviewer

September 3, 2015


Filed under Senior Stuff, Student Life, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Interview with Mr. Owens   What is “Language of Media”?   We start with the basic assumption that most of our communication these days is visual in nature—media like tv, movies, billboards, and advertisements. From there, we look at the basic building blocks of visual media (...

Senior Year (The Scary Part)

Senior Year (The Scary Part)

Mikaela Ransom, Desk Writer

October 6, 2014


Filed under Senior Stuff, Student Life, Top Stories

Alright class of 2015, you made it. You went from being a freshman who got turned in the wrong ways in the hall, and being at the bottom of the totem pole, to being the seniors who rule the school. Senior year is definitely your most enjoyable and emotional year. Senior crowns, pep rallies, senior balcony,...

Livin’ In the Hall of Fame

Livin’ In the Hall of Fame

Jordan Houston, The Most Awesomeatastic Person Ever

February 24, 2014


Filed under Community, News, Senior Stuff, Student Life, Top Stories

What’s it like to have your name written in stone and to never have it removed?  Many may ask this question, but only ten can answer effectively at North Augusta High School.  Ten students took the honor this year of being inducted into the North Augusta High School 2013-2014 Hall of Fame.  Out...

Awkwardly High Expectations

Awkwardly High Expectations

Sarah Megan Larabee, Nap Taking Procrastinator & Sass Master

November 19, 2013


Filed under Opinions and Views, Senior Stuff, Student Life, Top Stories

Seniors will understand what I'm saying when I say that being judged based on stupid questions like "Hey, here's six-thousand character opportunities, do with them what you will," (paraphrased, obviously) is amazingly unfair. Annoyingly left for all sort of misinterpretation, these questions (if one coul...

It’s There, You Just Don’t Know It Yet

It’s There, You Just Don’t Know It Yet

Kara Mitton, Desk Writer

October 23, 2013


Filed under Clubs, Senior Stuff, Student Life, Top Stories

Everyone is creatively minded to some extent; some just haven’t opened the door yet. As Elisabeth Julian, a Junior at North Augusta High School, puts it, “I feel like a lot of people are really creative, they just don’t know it.” Although our school is mainly focused on activities such as foot...