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The Student News Site of Roswell High School

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Laurel Davis

Laurel Davis, News Editor

Laurel Davis is a junior at Roswell and holds the role of News Editor for her third year on staff. When she’s not writing, she enjoys traveling, playing golf, hanging out with friends, and going to church.

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Official album cover of Mac Miller’s “Swimming” (Credit: Warner Bros. Records)

Mac Miller’s Haunting Album “Swimming” Brings Vulnerability

Laurel Davis, News Editor February 7, 2024

“Swimming” is a hip-hop and rap album made by Pittsburgh-born artist Mac Miller in 2018 and is his eighth studio album out of ten, although it was the last released while he was still alive. The...

The vibrant sunset over the infamous Lake Como, a favorite spot for movie producers and tourists alike. (Credit: Laurel Davis)

[Photo] Swiss Skiing and Italian Indulgences – a Travel Recap

January 20, 2024

The vibrant sunset over the infamous Lake Como, a favorite spot for movie producers and tourists alike. (Credit: Laurel Davis)

Deep Dive of Hozier’s Album “Unreal Unearth”

Laurel Davis, News Editor November 1, 2023

Andrew Hozier-Byrne is an Irish alternative/indie singer who rose to fame with the release of his self-titled album “Hozier” in 2014, skyrocketing up the charts with the hit “Take Me to Church.”...

A visual graph representing the different subjects in each zone and every pass color they have.

New Colored Hall Passes Battle Hall Roaming

Laurel Davis, News Editor October 30, 2023

As a new safety measure, Roswell High School has implemented new colored passes, color-coded according to where each specific teacher’s classroom is located.  This policy was not in effect until...

A graphic depicting how mental health is important to keeping a serene, calm mind. (Credit: Jennifer Lee)

How the Sports and School Balance Affects Mental Health

Laurel Davis, News Editor February 10, 2023

High school can be a rough time for some students. Most people use high school as a time to find themselves and understand who they really are. One way that many students express themselves is through...

Honorable Hornets Perform in Major Band Competition

Honorable Hornets Perform in Major Band Competition

Laurel Davis, News Editor January 10, 2023

On Nov. 14 and Nov. 15, 12 members of the Roswell High School Band went to Centennial High School to compete in the Fulton County High School Honor Band Event. The following students were elected to participate:...

How Deaths in Schools Affect Mental Health

How Deaths in Schools Affect Mental Health

Laurel Davis, News Editor December 12, 2022

On Aug. 28, students and staff of Roswell High School received devastating news. Mr. Alex Chrzanowski, a beloved social studies teacher unfortunately passed away. Chrzanowski, a teacher and friend to both...

RHS Removing Vending Machines

Laurel Davis, News Editor April 19, 2022

Dr. Shaw has released a statement that all vending machines at Roswell are being removed. This is devastating news for every student that enjoys using the vending machines. Many students were already...

Rising 9th graders tour RHS

Laurel Davis, News Editor March 30, 2022

On March 18th and 25th, rising ninth graders from Crabapple and Elkins Pointe Middle School toured RHS to get a feel for what they will be experiencing next year. Students from RHS gave up time out of...

JV Boys Basketball Season Starting

Laurel Davis, News Editor January 6, 2022

Junior varsity boys’ basketball had their first game Wednesday, Nov. 17, playing against Milton High School. Since then, they’ve played Centennial, Walton, and Woodward. The JV boys have not yet...

Georgia HS Students Suspended for Protesting Confederate Propaganda

Laurel Davis, News Editor December 27, 2021

A video surfaced of students at Coosa High School in Rome, GA waving a Confederate flag on campus., causing some unrest within the school. A group of students planned a protest against this. However,...

Rating Hozier’s Album “Hozier”

Laurel Davis, News Editor December 24, 2021

“Hozier” is a self-titled album written by Hozier. “Hozier” is an alternative album published in 2014. This album is full of bluesy guitars, soulful rock n’ roll, gothic drama, understated soul,...

Rating Frank Ocean’s Album “Channel ORANGE” 

Laurel Davis, News Editor November 11, 2021

The album “Channel ORANGE” by Frank Ocean is a pop album from 2012. This album consists of 17 songs and lasts for 56 minutes. The longest song on this album, “Pyramids,” runs for 9:53 minutes and...

Profile of Freshman Student Council Officers

Laurel Davis, News Editor October 29, 2021

This year, new students were elected to be freshman officers for Roswell High School’s Student Council. These students have had no experience with student council before in their middle school years.  How...

How is Virtual Learning Affecting Teens Mentally? 

Laurel Davis, News Editor October 18, 2021

With COVID-19 on the rise, virtual school has become a household topic. Virtual school can affect students mentally, as this is a relatively new thing for most of us. It can be stressful and even...

Review of Childish Gambino “Kauai” Album 

Laurel Davis, News Editor September 30, 2021

Even though “Kauai” (pronounced kuh-wai-ee) was released in 2014, it remains the fan favorite out of all of Childish Gambino’s albums. This album has only seven songs and is just 28 minutes...

Are Standardized Tests Actually Useful?

Laurel Davis, News Editor September 24, 2021

Many students are used to taking a standardized test every year. These types of tests include Milestones, PSATS, SATS, and more. However, are these tests effective?  Most students would agree that...

Raiders Get A Win Over the Hornets in Spring Football

Laurel Davis, News Editor May 20, 2021

Our very own Roswell Hornets faced the Walton Raiders this Friday, May 13th at Ray Manus Stadium. Sadly, the Hornets did not come out on top. But this game was only a scrimmage that didn’t count against...

Hornets vs. Raiders to Face in a Pre-season Scrimmage

Laurel Davis, News Editor May 15, 2021

Roswell vs. Walton – Pre-game  For the first spring football game, the Roswell Hornets will be facing the Walton Raiders Friday, May 13th in their very own Ray Manus Stadium. Last season the Hornets...

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