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One Small Step For A Senior, One Giant Leap For A Novelist

by Nhi Nguyen

When Amory High School released a local notice that the school would shut down due to the rampant COVID in March 2020, Connor Monaghan, a junior at the time, did not idly wait for quarantine to end. Instead, he had dreamt of his career as a novelist and envisioned that he would release the three book projects he had started during this period. Due to time constraints,

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A Whole New” Return of “Aladdin”

by: Nhi Nguyen

 

In January 2020, the cast for the play “Aladdin” was finally assembled and ready to fly on the magic carpet towards their upcoming performance in March. Despite the several practice days per week in the first three months of the year, the virus plagued the nation and halted all school activities. As time passes by, the new school year of 2020-2021 started without any word or chance of the show coming back to Amory.

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More Than a College Preparation Class: Coach Kendrick’s Senior CCR

by Gracie Wright

 

Throughout the school year, seniors have been learning valuable lessons in Coach Kendrick’s class.  Particularly in 2021, students have learned skills they will need for the rest of their lives.  

Seniors are currently participating in Foundations Digital– a program to teach the young and old alike how to manage, spend, and invest their money.  Like many other seniors, I got my first job in 2020. 

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Breaking Down Bootcamp

by Ally Thompson and Taylor Brown

 

The ACT is a standardized test used for college admissions in the United States.  Amory High School juniors have spent the majority of the school year in preparation for the strenuous exam. The state of Mississippi pays for all juniors in high school to take the ACT. Mrs. Black, a teacher at Amory High School, works alongside Mrs. Stanford, Mrs. Sawyer, Mrs. Laney, and many others to prepare the juniors for the test. 

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50’s day!

by Ally Thompson

On March 5, 2021, the Friday before Spring Break, 11th grade U.S. History students participated in 50’s day. During this big annual project, students put together a presentation about the music, dances, foods, fashion, and games of the time period. After about a week of preparation, Mrs. Laney’s class strutted the halls wearing famous 1950’s attire. Juniors ate food ordered from Bill’s Hamburgers and Jack’s and danced to some of the popular music.

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One Year And Counting

by Jenia Bolton

It has officially been a year since Corona took over the world.  From being out of school for spring break to pushing out the remainder of the year, this virus truly took a toll on most people.  With schools being back in session, many changes were made to follow the precautions brought by the virus.  Most would have thought a year into a pandemic would mean progress, but sadly most things are how they were at the beginning of this pandemic. 

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Components of Propaganda

by Emma Kate Wright

Components of propaganda, throughout history, are rooted in the misuse and abuse of the resources available to us at the time.  In the modern-day, fake articles are often written and shared on social media to alter situations or someone’s opinion on something.  Newspaper owners William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer started the concept (or at least made everyone aware) of yellow journalism in the 1890s.  This concept of fake news was kept alive by the people as everyone wanted to read something more interesting and crazy than what was actually happening at the time. 

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The Amory High School Takes A Step In The “Write” Direction

The Amory High School Takes A Step In The “Write” Direction

by Nhi Nguyen

As the seasons changed to a time of scholarships and essays, Ms. Rachael Sibley took it upon herself to create a community between students in the hopes of establishing a writing environment where members can immerse themselves in peer-reviewing or improving their capabilities as a writer.

If you have trouble with writing or need someone’s opinion, you no longer have to worry about this issue. With the creation of the AHS Online Writing Lab (OWL),

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The ACT!

The ACT!

by Jenia Bolton   The Prowl News

The Act is one of the most important tests you can ever take in your life. It is a standardized test used for college admissions in the United States. This test covers four academic areas: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. They each have different times and a different number of questions for each subject. For example,

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Challenged Accepted

Challenged Accepted

by Taylor Brown   The Prowl News

Along with the new freshman faces at the Highschool, a few more changes were brought along with the new year.  Because of our unfortunate circumstances dealing with the Coronavirus, many things that have become a staple here at AHS have been pushed to the side.  Despite the many changes, the teachers’ willingness to help and dedication to their jobs has never waivered.  

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