Conway News

June 2016

Memorial Day… More Than Just a Vacation From School

By: Alima Mootoo Memorial Day is a national holiday designated to memorialize and honor the lives our country has lost at war. On the first “Decoration Day,” Memorial Day’s first given name, in 1868, General James Garfield spoke at Arlington National Cemetery. 5,000 people came together to decorate the graves of 20,000 Union and Confederate

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A School Resource Officer to Save the Day: Officer Guiles

By: Abigail Calhoun Seeing school resource officers (SROs) around high schools in the United States is not a new experience. Officer Guiles, Conway High School’s SRO, came to South Carolina from Rochester, New York. Many high school students around the United States don’t take the time to get to know their resource officer, and most

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What Makes a Good Principal?

By: Carolina Hughes What makes a good principal? All principals need to have certain characteristics to be a “good principal”. Based on the article What Makes a Great Principal?, “The school is a family, teachers are treated as professionals, instruction in the school is data driven, they are student driven, they reach out to families,

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Phobophobia ( the fear of phobias )

by: Kathryn Crigger Everyone is afraid of something, although some fears are weirder than others . While some people are afraid of spiders or clowns, others are afraid of flowers . Yes, this is an actual fear, and it is called anthrophobia! Have the fear of teenagers? Apparently the band My Chemical Romance does! Ephebiphobia

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Embracing the Monster…Energy Drinks

By: A’Laya Burroughs Some people think that drinking energy drinks can help them recharge their batteries, but in reality energy drinks do more harm than good. Energy drinks are bad for consumers because the drinks contain a large amount of sugar and caffeine. There are all types of energy drinks; the market has Monster, Rockstar,

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A Special Day For Some Special Kids

By: Alima Mootoo On Friday, May 6, Conway High School’s Interact Club hosted a field day for its special needs students. The school’s Interact Club, cheerleading squad, and Inkling staff gathered together with the students to ensure that they enjoyed all of the different activities laid out for them. There were multiple stations set up,

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Shark Carolina and Mary Lee

By Kathryn Crigger Mary Lee is a 16 foot long great white shark that visits Myrtle Beach every year and was tagged the fall of 2012 . The mature female was tagged by the non profit organization, Ocearch . The reason for tagging Mary Lee was to better the available research on the mysterious species.

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A Whole New World… Virtual Reality

By: Carolina Hughes As virtual reality becomes more and more accessible, it is becoming more and more popular. There are many different kinds of virtual realities made by many different companies,and each of these products varies in price and quality. Google makes the Google Cardboard, which is a cardboard contraption that fits onto any Android

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To Stand or Not to Stand

By: A’Laya Burroughs Conway High students and staff can always expect to start their day off by listening to the pledge and morning announcements. However, some students are too lazy to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance or they just don’t care about respecting the pledge. The JROTC teacher at Conway High School stated, “I

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Senior Jitters

By: Amber Elvis It’s getting to that time of year when seniors across the country are having to say their last goodbyes to their high schools and their childhood friends. Seniors are getting ready for the big day, which for Conway High, is June 1st.  Graduation is going to be held at Coastal Carolina University’s

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