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Smith Finds Time To Mentor Students At GHS

Jackie Burland, Staff Reporter December 21, 2022

What does a board of supervisors member, ISS teacher, and church pastor have in common? Mr. Smith, of course! Gloucester High School's ISS teacher juggles between so many roles at the same time. He is...

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Don’t Ignore The Signs Of PTSD

Grace Johnson, Staff Reporter December 21, 2022

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, also well known as PTSD, is a condition of persistent mental and emotional stress occurring as a result of injury or severe psychological shock, typically involving disturbance...

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Angelina Kirkhorn Juggles Work, Family and Volunteering

Heather Kirkhorn, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

Juggling tasks is very common for everyone. If you walk past a person, you can probably believe they might have more than one thing they need to get done. Juggling tasks is not uncommon for Angelina Kirkhorn...

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Coach Stan Excited The XC and Track and Field Teams Are Consistently Improving

Hannah Broadwell, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

The head track and field coach has been John Perrin for the past 30 years. He knows basically everyone in the school and is a pretty familiar face especially to those on XC and track and field teams. Perrin...

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GHS Grad Gives Advice On Life After High School

Elizabeth Underwood, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

Getting close to graduating high school can be a scary, overwhelming time. Many students may have questions about what to expect, how it is outside of high school, and should they attend college. Jacob...

Single Parents Face Challenges

Carlos Esteves, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

Jamie Cabatbat is a single mom with three kids and relies a lot on her own income to support them. Jamie says life as a single parent is very hard, and when questioned about her sources of income she replied...

Countries Give Thanks In Similar Celebrations

Countries Give Thanks In Similar Celebrations

Lua Rosado Perez, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

Thanksgiving in the United States is a way to celebrate our gratitude to each other and giving thanks for all that we have. It’s a holiday that is special to the birth of the United States and it’s...

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Has Ye West gone crazy?

Grace Mares, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

Many musicians get themselves into controversial situations because they believe that "any attention is good attention." Nonetheless did Ye West go too far with it? If you don't know what I'm talking about,...

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Native American Heritage Month

Deja Kincaid, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

Different months are infamous for different groups of people. During these months, history is taught and awareness is spread. In November, along with many other awareness and historical events, is Native...

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Musk’s New Twitter Changes Excite Some, Confuse Others

Brady Landry, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

On April 14 of this year, Tesla and SpaceX leader Elon Musk announced that he was planning to purchase the social media app/website Twitter for a whopping 44 billion dollars. In July of this year, he attempted...

Does It Always Have To Be Turkey?

James Mihalcoe, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

Thanksgiving is an important holiday to us Americans. It’s a day set aside for us to celebrate family, patriotism, religious values, and everything that we love and are thankful for. We typically celebrate...

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Chemical Hearts Is A Tear Jerker of a Book

Savannah Balduf, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

Chemical Hearts is written from a boy's perspective. His name is Henry Page. Page has a good amount of friends; a very diverse friend group. Page is in high school and one day in theater, a girl who had...

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