Earth Benefiting from Corona Virus

Staff Writer: Calvin Tressler  Ever since the discovery and spread of covid-19 our world has changed drastically. Traveling was shut down along with restaurants, bars, sporting events. We were ordered to quarantine. Too many it was hell on Earth and very frightening, but behind the scenes while people were urged to stay at home, our air and water became […]

The Environmental Impacts of Face Masks

Staff Writer: Kailyn Gunkler As many people are headed back to school this Fall, there has been an understandable concern for the well-being of staff and the students. Although the Cherokee County School District isn’t allowed to require masks, they’re highly recommending that everyone wears them in situations where social distancing is unattainable. However, whether […]

The Recent Plague Pandemic

Staff Writer: Amanda Lloyd   Almost every history class at Woodstock High School teaches students about the plague in one way or another. The Bubonic Plague (also known as the black death) caused over 50 million deaths in the mid 14th century. The black plague is a bacterial illness caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis, […]

Little’s Times Aren’t So Little

Staff writer: Grace Dembickie When any American hears a name like Jeffrey Dahmer or Ted Bundy, the thought comes to mind that there will never be another person that could hurt as many people as they did. For years and years, America has viewed its most prolific monsters as the ones that committed their crimes […]

Myanmar, At Least 30 Deaths, Severe Floods, Landslides, Poor Conditions, and Many Missing People

Staff Writer: Yee Yee Twe   Myanmar landslides and monsoon rains are severe due to the poor conditions and humidity. A village near a rural area in the mountains was destroyed by the landslide. One afternoon a woman heard a huge noise to see her home being hit by the mud. On Saturday  morning, Aug […]

I Am Your… Son?

Staff Writer: Arie Mitchell I Am Your… Son ? Imagine you are at home relaxing, having a calm day. All of a sudden you hear a knock at the door. You go to answer it and are met with an unrecognizable face. It is a man. What comes from his mouth will shock you. He […]

Tragedy Strikes

Staff Writer: Arie Mitchell As many of you have heard, there was a horrific shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. The tragedy occurred March 15 leaving 49 dead and 50 injured. Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s Prime Minister, has already taken steps to make sure something like this does not happen again. The gunman was identified as […]

#Clemency4Cyntoia

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? 

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 […]

Caravan: Homeland Invasion or Humanitarian Crisis?

Staff Writer: Mayson Cambron On Oct. 12, a group of Hondurans finally decided that they had had enough. They packed up, put on their shoes and began to walk, leaving behind their hometown of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, in hope of gaining asylum in either Mexico or the United States. San Pedro Sula is known […]