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Senior Signings: Fall 2022

Senior Signings: Fall 2022

Mariah Long, Reporter/Writer May 16, 2022

The signing that we had here on April 20th was for our students to make a commitment to the school that they were going to participate in sports for. We had students sign for all kinds of sports. From...

Art Show 5/4/22 Artist Shelby Harris

Gloucester County Public Library Hosts Public Art Show Featuring Local Students

Elijah Autry, Writer/Reporter May 13, 2022

Do you like art? Well, I have good news for you! There was an Art show at the public Library on May 4th. The Art Show featured over 200+ pieces of artwork from students from the school. The Art show consisted...

Getting Back To Nature During The School Day Has Big Benefits

Getting Back To Nature During The School Day Has Big Benefits

Valiree Vining, Editor May 1, 2022

During the school day, students are inside the building from 7:40 am to 2:40 pm with little to no exposure to nature. What people don’t realize is that exposure to nature has wonderful effects on mental...

Students Say The New Tardy Policy Is Unfair

Students Say The New Tardy Policy Is Unfair

Kelsie Henderson, Sections Editor May 1, 2022

Over the 2021-2022 school year, Gloucester High School has implemented many new rules and regulations for their students and staff. Several weeks ago, it was announced to teachers that if a student was...

GHS Considering Restrooms for All

GHS Considering Restrooms for All

Zoe Warren, Skylar Woods , and Kiara Hendrix March 31, 2022

Gloucester High School is considering a new restroom concept for all genders. They are planning on making A hall a community restroom. The restroom stalls would be from the ceiling to the floor with locks...

GHS Considers A Balanced Calendar School Year

GHS Considers A Balanced Calendar School Year

Skylar Woods, Kiara Hendryx, Jacob Smith, and Zoe Warren March 21, 2022

Gloucester County Public Schools is considering making the change to a balanced calendar school year. The balanced calendar is an alternative way of structuring the days a student attends school. In a...

Can We Afford Rising Gas Prices?

Can We Afford Rising Gas Prices?

Grace Mares and Mariah Linkous March 21, 2022

Now that COVID has finally calmed down, we’re still left with many people in need of jobs and money. Therefore, the fact that gas prices are rising so much in such a short amount of time is outrageous....

Editorial Earbuds

Editorial Earbuds

Kelsie Henderson, Reporter/Writer March 7, 2022

From the constant announcements in the morning to the increasing amount of phone and earbuds comphenscated due to usage, many students have spoken up about their disagreement with the no headphones rule....

Covid Effects on Students: Before and After

Covid Effects on Students: Before and After

Rex Davis and Kellsy Cecil March 7, 2022

Covid affected students in many different ways. It causes stunted development for social skills and the maturity is lower than the average for their age group. Students not being in school due to quarantine...

Boys A Hall restroom closed because of the vandalism

Destruction of the Gloucester High School Restrooms

The first thing you notice when you walk into the boys D-hall or A-hall restrooms is the horrid smell. Within a few seconds of being in there, you are gasping for air, and your eyes begin to water. The...

Russia and Ukraine Updates

Russia and Ukraine Updates

Valiree Vining, Editor March 7, 2022

Russia and the Ukraine have been having issues since 2014 with regular shelling and skirmishes occuring along the border that separates the two countries. It started with President Yanukovych fleeing after...

Jessica North
Teacher of the Year

North and Morales Voted Teachers of the Year

Mariah Long, Reporter/Writer March 7, 2022

Teachers do a lot for their students but two teachers stand out.  Each year, staff and administration nominate and vote for teachers they believe have gone above and beyond.  The two teachers who won...

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