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COVID-19’s effects on concerts and entertainment

COVID-19's effects on concerts and entertainment

By Lily Flowers, Photography Editor

May 7, 2020

As the world has battled COVID-19, the entertainment industry has been put on pause. There have been over 2 million cases of COVID-19 globally with 166,000 deaths. In an effort to prevent spreading the virus, many festivals, movies, concerts, and tv shows have been postponed or canceled. The US Centers for...

Seven seniors receive STAR student award for 2020

Seven seniors receive STAR student award for 2020

By Lily Flowers, Photography Editor

April 28, 2020

The class of 2020 has seven Prep students that have been chosen for Mississippi’s Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition, or STAR, Program. According to the Mississippi Economic Council, the STAR program encourages scholastic achievement among the state’s high school students and recognizes ou...

What is TikTok?

What is TikTok?

By Lily Flowers, Photography Editor

March 27, 2020

TikTok: the most addicting and popular social media app around the world. Parents are confused about the app and teens are obsessed with it. It was originally launched in 2014 as Musical.ly in the United States and was then obtained by a Chinese based media and tech company called ByteDance. ByteDan...

National Honor Society takes in Boston

National Honor Society takes in Boston

By Lily Flowers, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

On March 27, the National Honor Society took a trip to Boston, Massachusetts and its surrounding areas. This trip was only open to juniors and seniors in the National Honor Society, however, students must have an average of a 93 or higher in all of their academic classes. During their four days of traveling, they vi...

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