Heart of an American
This is an essay composed by Joshua Phillips, student at Holly Pond High School.
This essay was written by Jackson Spradlin, a student at Cullman High School.
Historic Journal of Wallace J. Mathers
Chris Bavar, Fairview High School, has written from the perspective of Wallace J. Mathers, a corporal in the U.S. Army during the Cherokee Indian Removal.
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Be alert, attentive when operating a vehicle
By William Robinson
Cullman High School
Driving: very fun, very dangerous, and very requiring; we have all at one point or another been in that “close call” and had our passengers clutching the safety bars above their seats as they were holding on for dear life. Cars are obviously the most popular way to get from point A to point B, and the number of drivers has increased rapidly over the years. With more cars on the road, and more young and irresponsible drivers out there, you may need to brush up on your safety tips for those long cross-country road trips or just those zips to the nearest RedBox to get this week’s new release on Blu-Ray.
By Haylee Smith
Fairview High School
Growing up, I always played school sports. Basketball, cheerleading, softball - I participated in it all. It wasn’t until I was in the sixth grade that I actually found a sport that “fit” me. That sport is drag racing. All my life my mother and father have been into racing and fast cars. Every Saturday night you could find my dad at the Baileyton Goodtime Drag strip racing. He always had some kind of fast drag car.
Hero in training
From the moment Stormy Hayes arrived in Colorado Springs, she knew the Air Force Academy was for her. Stormy, a senior at Holly Pond High School, will soon become the newest cadet at the United States Air Force Academy. After a long and strenuous application process, Stormy received her letter of reassurance from the academy and is now awaiting her Congressional nomination.
You see me oh so clearly
Yet still you do not heed me.
Whatever I do or say
Help to keep my emotions at bay.
The spirit of giving
I am a member of the Junior class at Fairview High School. Our school experienced a tragedy Dec. 1, 2010. One of our fellow classmates was instantly killed in a car accident on this date.
Fahrenheit 451: The pursuit of happiness
Fahrenheit 451 isn’t just the temperature at which books burn. Ray Bradbury’s ground-breaking novel, released over 50 years ago, was a proposition of our forthcoming society. For the general public back then, this book was way ahead of its time.
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