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  • February 8Soccer, lacrosse, track and more are in full swing for their winter seasons
  • February 8Come out and support the hornet Varsity basketball team!
  • February 8No school for Roswell students from Feb. 14th-17th
  • October 18Graduation will be held on May 19th, 2020 @7:30 p.m. at Ameris Bank Amphitheater!
  • September 19Check out our newest articles under sports and news!

School should start later in the day

Grace Swift, Instagram Co-Captain

February 19, 2020

Sleep is a key factor for a student’s school performance and mental health, which is why  many people debate whether or not schools should start later. Right now at Roswell High School, classes start at 8:20 a.m. and if you w...

Ditch that diet!

Gabby Lerner, Copy Editor

February 18, 2020

As spring break is slowly approaching, you may be worried about getting your “bikini body” back and shedding off your “winter coat”. Many embark on crazy, dangerous diets that may lead to a binge-restrict cycle.  A ...

Distracted teen drivers pose a threat to the roads

Noah Goulbourne, Twitter Co-Captain

February 18, 2020

Nowadays, there are plenty of distractions for drivers once they get behind the wheel. These distractions can lead to car damage, serious injuries and even death. According to DriverKnowledge.com, “the average number of car ac...

Too many streaming services, not enough money

Sahba Ostovarravary, Copy writer

January 30, 2020

With the fall of cable TV, people have started subscribing to online streaming services to get the content they want. What used to be a convenient way to pay a small monthly fee for all the shows and movies someone would want h...

Climate change is a fact, not an opinion

Ansley Tanner, News Page Editor, Director of Business

January 29, 2020

The increase in the amount of disaster that has struck over the past 15 years has been indisputably due to climate change. Natural disasters have increased exponentially recently, whether it be hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfire...

Why are teens so sad?

Macey MacArthur, People Page Editor

January 28, 2020

Recently school hallways have been flooded with posters promoting self-care and reaching out for help. This seems like a wonderful thing, but these efforts have been implemented to fight the rise in teenage depression, anxiety,...

Why is Trump reckless?

Isabella Cordell, Director of Communications

January 27, 2020

Following the events in Iran, a USA Today poll found that the majority of Americans “by 52%-34%” believe Trump’s behavior in Iran is “reckless”. Undeniably, Trump has consistently exhibited extremely reckless tactic...

The Pledge of Allegiance: patriotism or authoritarianism?

Rajath Prabhakar, Sports Editor

January 27, 2020

In 1892, Baptist minister Francis Bellamy wrote the Pledge of Allegiance for the occasion of the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the New World. “I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it ...

The choice to stand for the Pledge: a symbol of American freedom

Claire Mulkey, Staff Writer

January 25, 2020

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Most Americans know these words by heart and h...

FAFSA and CSS profiles need a reality check

Isabella Cordell, Director of Communications

December 4, 2019

College admissions scandals, particularly Varsity Blues, dominated the news cycle this summer, and, in July 2019, a new scandal hit national headlines: parents intentionally giving up custody of their children to obtain more money through FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Surprisingly, this method is entirely “legal” and involves those from...

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