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, More »

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, More »

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 More »


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

A Whole New World… Virtual Reality

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 28:  An attendee inspects Google Cardboard during the 2015 Google I/O conference on May 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The annual Google I/O conference runs through May 29.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

Taking a Gap Year


By: Alima Mootoo A whole year without any schoolwork sounds like a dream to students, but is it really what they should do? The White House’s announcement that Malia Obama is taking a year off before going to Harvard University

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

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

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

Social Media…Will It Make You Or Break You?


By: Jamarria Pyatt Students and adults should always be aware of what they put on social media. What a person puts on social media could make them or break them. Everything a person does now will determine their future, a

Relay for Life: In Memory of Martwain Bellamy

Conway Relay for Life

By: Alima MooToo On Friday, April 8th, Conway High School’s Interact Club attended Coastal Carolina University’s Relay For Life. The Interact Club walked in memory of Martwain Bellamy, a rising  senior of the class of 2016. Bellamy was diagnosed with

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

The Breath of Life: A New SC Graduation Requirement


By: Alima Mootoo Governor Nikki Haley passed a new bill on Thursday, April 21, that will require all South Carolina students to be CPR certified. South Carolina is the 30th state to pass this law, and it will be interesting