June 2016

Cheerleaders are more than just “Pretty”!

By: Carolina Hughes There is a false pretense surrounding cheerleading.  Some people claim that cheerleading is not a sport and all cheerleaders have to do is stand there and look pretty. However, cheerleaders are much much more than just a pretty face. Cheerleaders practice hard, they condition frequently, and they compete against not only each

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The Struggle…Paying to Park in Myrtle Beach, SC

By: Abigail Calhoun The city of Myrtle Beach, SC charges visitors and locals anywhere from $5 to $50 to park in a parking lot or at a meter for a couple of hours within the city limits. The season for parking fees in Myrtle Beach starts on March 1 and ends on October 31 each

Read More May 2016

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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Be A Hero…Stop A Bully

By: Kathryn Crigger “ Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems. “ StopBullying.gov’s definition of bullying Schools often

Read More April 2016

Atlantic Beach Bike Fest: Not a Family Affair

By: Jamarria Pyatt The Atlantic Beach Bike fest a.k.a Black Bike Weekend is held every year in May. This year, it is being held May 27-30. This is a celebration of Memorial Day. Many black bikers come to Myrtle Beach to show off their bikes. All weekend people put flashy cars and motorcycles on display

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Pressed and Wrinkle Free: Girls Pressured by Society

By: Carolina Hughes Women are supposed to perfect: perfect bodies, perfect lives, perfect clothes, perfect everything. These standards are set by magazines, models, clothing companies, and beauty product manufacturers; women are attacked from all sides with solutions about how they can become a better version of themselves. These offers of help actually make women and

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Is Your Life Worth That Message? Texting can Wait!

By: Ny’Stacia Hechavarria Texting and driving is the biggest driving complaint that faces not just teens but adults too. There have been many campaigns to try and stop driving and texting, but all drivers seem to do is ignore the warnings. As a driver myself, sometimes I text, but I never text while the car

Read More March 2016

Living the Minimum

By: Tieyanna Potts Minimum wage is a hourly wage rate set by the state. We have a minimum wage because people ages 16 and older must receive a fair minimum wage according to U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, not everyone is covered by the minimum wage law. People that have disabilities,

Read More February 2016

Cleaning up some info about CHS

By: Jamarria Pyatt There’s an old saying that says “cleanliness is next to godliness”, and if that is true, our school is next to hell. If you ever hear a squeaking in the hall or a classroom don’t think you are crazy, it’s not in your head. Many rodents have been discovered and caught in

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Are we really dressing to succeed?

By: Carolina Hughes The dress code at CHS has been a topic of debate among students, teachers, parents, and administrative staff for a long time. There are three main rules that cause controversy: the first of these three is; “Shorts, skirts, and dresses should be of adequate length to assure modesty when the student is

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