Byrne Sets County Record

Staff Writer: Ramon Elortondo  Woodstock swim got off to a good start in the new year, placing 3rd at the Northwest Georgia Swim and Dive Championship and set the tone for what was to come. The region meet was held at the Cherokee County Aquatic Center; where all the teams from Woodstock’s 7A region compete at the […]

The Fieriest Chef on The Hottest Show

Staff Writer: Logan Haines Nothing could be said better than the simple statement from Sophia Loconto, a junior at Woodstock High School, “It was nice to see Gordon Ramsay’s long anticipated arrival on the amazing interview show hot ones.” And indeed, it was. Gordon Ramsay is a world renown restaurateur, best-selling author of many cook […]


Imagine you are 16 years old. Your life has been completely turned upside down because you’ve been forced into sex trafficking. What would you do if you believed your life was in imminent danger? How would you escape? 

Possible Solution to Cleaning the Ocean

Take a look around, odds are you’re surrounded by plastic. It’s in our kitchens and in our bedrooms, it keeps our food fresh and our medicine safe. It is, in many ways, a miracle product, cheap to produce and virtually indestructible. Yet plastic’s blessings are also a curse. That water bottle we use once and […]

What You Need to Know: Kingdom Hearts III

  Staff writer: Kylise Carino         Kingdom Hearts is a fantasy RPG action game, that mixes Final Fantasy characters with well-known Disney characters into its story. Kingdom Hearts is notorious for its complex and, convoluted mess that it calls a narrative.  Triston Leonardi, freshman at Woodstock High School, had this to say, “The game […]


This past weekend, the four best teams clashed in their conference championship games. In the NFC was the New Orleans Saints against the Los Angeles Rams, with the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs going at it in the AFC. Before the weekend started, we looked ahead at these matchups knowing there was nothing […]

The Government Shutdown

Staff Writer: Arie Mitchell  On December 22, 2018, Donald Trump did what no one expected for his infamous wall; he shut the government down. As of today, this has been the longest shut down in the history of this country lasting 35 days! In an effort to get the money (which is estimated to be […]