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A Lifetime of Senioritis

by Emma Kate Wright


As May approaches and this school year is coming to an end, many students and teachers are anxious to engage in their summer activities and get a long, deserved break.  This is an exciting and also challenging time of year- introducing senioritis.

Senioritis affects a large number of seniors all around the world and is often spoken about as a joke.  A lack of motivation and rushing one’s life away is no joke following high school,

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Knowing Your Surroundings

by Ruby Laird

Has anyone told you about human trafficking and the importance of knowing your surroundings? Human trafficking is a serious crime and violation of human rights, involving force, coercion, or fraud to exploit a person into slave labor or sexual exploitation.

 Human trafficking can happen to people of all ages and genders and any race or religious background. the growth in human trafficking since 2008 to now has grown astronomically.

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Are We Moving Backwards?

by Gracie Wright

“I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”- Martin Luther King Jr.  Recently, on Monday, January 18th, 2021, we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

I reflected back on this day while completing college and scholarship applications.  What do these things and MLK Day have in common, though?  Both of my parents attended the University of Mississippi,

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The Weeknd: The Halftime Show That Had Mixed Reviews

By Jilli Grace Asa

On Sunday, February 7, Tom Brady and the Buccaneers played Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in the 55th Super Bowl. It was a successful win for the Bucs with a mixed review for The Weeknd’s halftime performance. The performance itself has sparked millions of memes all over social media and various reactions from fans and haters alike. 

After the first half, preparations for the halftime show were immediately underway to get the show rolling.

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A Timeless Musical Classic

A Timeless Musical Classic

by Jilli Grace Asa   The Prowl News

Life has thrown a lot of curveballs at us this year like the coronavirus pandemic, deaths of beloved celebrities such as Kobe, Chadwick Boseman, Naya Rivera, Alex Trebek, and many more. Most importantly, it shut down the world of theater. Many theater nerds were out of the joy of watching shows while actors are out of jobs. While the Broadway shut down has been extended yet again until June or July of 2021,

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Holiday Magic

Holiday Magic

by Ally Thompson  The Prowl News

Throughout the holiday season, shoppers will come across decorated donation boxes in almost any store. Due to COVID-19, members of Crown Club (an all female community service program) were unsure if it would be possible to collect donated toys for their annual Christmas toy drive. On Sunday, November 8th, Crown Club members came together and decorated cardboard boxes to distribute throughout the town.

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Grey’s Anatomy Premiere Shocker (Spoiler Alert)

Grey’s Anatomy Premiere Shocker (Spoiler Alert)

by Mary Grace Black   The Prowl News

Grey’s Anatomy was in the middle of filming its 16th season in March when the coronavirus forced production to close.  Eight months later, the Thursday night primetime drama made its highly anticipated return.  The night began with a one-hour crossover event with Station 19.  Then, the two hour premiere began.  

The premiere centered around the coronavirus. 

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How to be There: A 4 Step Guide

How to be There: A 4 Step Guide

by Emma Kate Wright  The Prowl News 


2020 has brought many to their breaking point.  It often seems all hope is lost. From a divided country, rioting over injustice, or the proclaimed “pandemic,” this is a confusing time and overwhelming time for many. New technology and media depicts and defines our country with an even more negative connotation than before. 

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Covid Precautions

Covid Precautions

by Sam Parker  The Prowl News

     “Pull your masks up.” I bet you’ve heard that before, if not several times everyday. This has become the new normal at Amory High School and it’s not showing any signs of changing anytime soon.

     The new school year has brought many new processes along with it. The school has mandated that masks must be worn during the school day at all times except for the allotted time for lunch.

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Among Us: Everything You Need to Know About the Game Taking the World by Storm

Among Us: Everything You Need to Know About the Game Taking the World by Storm

by Mary Grace Black  The Prowl News

Unless you have been living under a rock, then you have heard about the new wildly popular multiplayer game, Among Us.  Among Us is a 4 to 10 person game that can be played online with strangers or with your friends.  Among Us has quite a few similarities to the card game,

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