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Gloucester Dukes Wrestling Match Updates

Staff Reporter, Staff Reporter December 21, 2022

Gloucester Dukes vs Hampton Crabbers Match November 30, 2022 Team score  GHS 54 HHS 24 Individual Results 106 - Sheesley 113 - Anderson 138 -...

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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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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...

New Teacher Prioritizes Diversity In Classroom

Lela Schlangen, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

Mr. Martinez is Gloucester High School’s third, and most recent, choir director. Being such a new addition to the high school’s staff, he is a mystery to most. Martinez has an extensive history as...

November Student of the Month Winners

November Student of the Month Winners

Staff Reporter, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

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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...

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November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Leila Nester, Staff Reporter November 18, 2022

What is Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer's is a progressive, deadly brain disease for which there is no cure. Researchers are still working to discover the root cause of the disease, but it's believed to be caused...

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Trick or Treating Laws updated

Hannah Broadwell, Staff Reporter October 31, 2022

As most of you know there are laws in Virginia that say that people over the age of 14 aren't allowed to participate in trick or treating. Of course, people do slip through the cracks but did you know...

Homecoming Court: Front Row L-R
Alexis Cruz, Carson Hasty, Victoria King, Joshua Rodriguez-Cruz, Hannah Rippel

Back Row L-R
Corla Santos (9th), Declan McCann (9th), Mackenzie Fertig (11th), Jordan Pryor (11th), Tarynn Legg (11th), Trevor Richardson (10th), Bailey Wilson (10th), Xavier Johnson (10th), Jaida Peet (10th), Maliq Jackson (9th), and Saylor Helms (9th)

Meet the 2022 Homecoming Court

Staff Reporter, Staff Reporter October 14, 2022

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