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Ways to avoid human trafficking

Jakai Spikes and Macey MacArthur December 21, 2019

 Sex trafficking in the United States, Atlanta specifically, is at an all time high. Biz Journals reports that from 2012 to 2017 the Atlanta trafficking industry grew from $232 million to $290 million,...

 Studying abroad is an once in a lifetime experience that every perspective student should experience. Photo Credit:

Studying Abroad

Jakai Spikes December 20, 2019

I went to Auburn University for a college visit, and I noticed that they provide a major there called “Global Studies in Human Sciences”. One of the many things that this major offers is being able...

My teacher sat me down one day and told me that crying is the best stress reliever. Ive been making a conscious effort to allow myself to be vulnerable to let go of things that bother me.

Crying is an effective stress reliever

Jakai Spikes, Twitter Captain December 16, 2019

It was a Thursday afternoon and I was feeling super overwhelmed with work and tests, causing me to breakdown in front of my Government teacher. My government teacher calmed me down by reassuring me that...

Tattoos should be allowed in workplaces

Jakai Spikes, Twitter Captain December 6, 2019

I believe that tattoos in corporate America should be permitted, as long as they are appropriate to show in a workplace. Tattoos are a form of art and, for some people, they are symbols of their life journey....

Roswell makes and needs to make changes to promote racial and ethnic diversity

Jakai Spikes, Staff Writer, Twitter Captain October 16, 2019

Being a young black woman in America, it’s important to me that my race/ethnicity along with others are being embraced globally. The study I am doing involves asking past graduates and current students...

Haylee Sterling competes the hurdles. she has trained her life for the hurdles.

Track athletic profile: Haylee Sterling

Jakai Spikes, Staff writer May 2, 2019

All of the track members rush to the track at around 3:55. Their workout wardrobe consists of shorts and a T-shirt with very nice running shoes. They begin to stretch and do warm-ups for 30 minutes and...

The confident, carefree, and stylish girls of RHSDT take a quick mirror selfie before they go out on stage and perform! |Credit: Gigi Owen

A look into Roswell High School’s dance team

Jakai Spikes, Staff Writer April 9, 2019

   Every week there’s a new “buzz” around school; this week it’s Roswell’s new dance team. In our annual pep rally, students were taken back by the new dance team's superb and surprising performance,...

This is what the Screen-Time feature looks like. You can see how many hours youve been on your phone, and what apps you use the most!

Are iPhone users taking advantage of the new feature “Screentime” to improve their phone usage?

Jakai Spikes, Staff Writer February 28, 2019

Multi-billion dollar phone company, Apple, sent out an alert informing its consumers about the new app that could help people manage their daily usage on their phones. This setting shows you how many hours...

The following photo shows Hopper discussing the next play with his teammates and coaches.

What makes RHS football?

Jakai Spikes, Staff Writer December 3, 2018

Would Roswell Football be the same without the continuous support of fans, the crazy flour toss at kickoff, every Friday the seniors dressing out in camo and representing their class, and all the other...

“My smile when Roswell is in the lead, is brighter than no other! I love supporting the boys” says Kamryn.| Photo: Jakai Spikes

How are Seniors Coping with Senior-itis

Jakai Spikes, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

  How do seniors cope with the dreaded senior-itis? Some local seniors offered to comment on how they are dealing with this issue. One of Roswell's Cheer Captains, senior Kamryn Tucker, had a...

Haylee Sterling enjoys practicing hair care techniques in class
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Skills USA program fosters unity through competition

Jakai Spikes, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

Haylee Sterling, Junior, tells me why people should join Skills USA, her personal experience and the payment that comes along with joining. Beginning the interview, I asked, “Tell me about your experience...

Natalie pumps up the crowd while she cheers on the hornets. |Photo: Mickey Estes

RHS Cheerleader Profile: Natalie Dement

Jakai Spikes, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

Today I sat down with one of Roswell High Schools Cheer Team members, Natalie Dement. She walked me through what it’s like to being a cheerleader, what made her try out, making new friends on the...

Do feeder middle schools prepare you for high school?

Jakai Spikes, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

In recent time, a lot of students come to high school not really prepared. I wanted to ask a couple of my friends who went to different feeder middle schools on their thought about this subject. Did your...

Electives prepare students for their futures

Jakai Spikes, Staff Writer October 29, 2018

Electives are extra classes that play as the student's “Career Starters”. These classes are supposed to take your mind off of your main classes, and focus on more of the career path that you want to...

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