By Sophie Struckmeyer Carrboro high has a lively underworld of notebook-corner poets and talented performers, who are coming together to compete in a school-wide slam this evening at 4:00 in the library, until 6 after school. The community is welcoming to anyone interested in writing and performing prose or spoken-word, and slams or open mics … Continue reading
by Hanna Peterman Throughout his presidency, Obama has stressed the necessity of education in an economically sound country. Among immigration reform, economic turnaround, and climate change, President Obama’s State of the Union Address in February highlighted American education. Obama stressed that making quality education universally available through more federal funding is the first step to … Continue reading
By Daniel Nuttall On November 6, 2012 North Carolinians elected Pat McCrory as their first republican Governor in 20 years. Already, the new Governor and the still primarily republican General Assembly have made changes to the state’s medicaid and unemployment benefits systems. The Governor has also expressed interest in changing the education system and state … Continue reading
by Sarah Flowers and Camilla Dohlman If Hogwarts had pep rallies? Harry and his friends would be thrilled to attend the bi-annual pep rallies held in Hogwart’s Great Hall. A far cry from the pep rallies at CHS, the magical hall would be filled with Weasley’s Wild Fire Whizbangs in the form of the four … Continue reading
by Thomas Reardon The pep rallies at CHS are useless. I believe that they hurt the student population’s school spirit more than they help it. While there are certainly some students that enjoy the half-hearted worship of CHS athletics and watching the awkward activities, that doesn’t describe the majority of students. I think it’s safe … Continue reading
Students at Carrboro High School were asked to discuss a defining moment in their identity. Here are the answers to the game on the back page of the newspaper. A. 4 B. 8 C. 3 D. 5 E. 7 F. 2 G. 6 H. 1 I. 9
Talking with Heather Porter always makes my day! Hey Vinns (Vendela Norman), you’re really smart and aside from how big Tigger is, he’s kind of cute. And I like your soft coat. Mr. Turner is the best and most understanding counselor I’ve ever had. I admire Slydel because she’s so nice to everyone, and I really value her opinions when she contributes to class discussions. Molly Sharp… you’re pretty. Julia Banks, you are so wonderful and you always have the best sweaters. Jordan Bowers, you’re beautiful. Josie Dangler is the cutest thing in the world. Hey, Caroline Colman, you’re hilarious. Can’t we all just be you? Emma Siplon has the most awesome duck face ever. Mikey McPeak has the most beautiful eyes and the best smurf face in the league. Ms. Tudryn is a really good baker, really friendly and makes me laugh every day. Ms. Erica is the most talented. Mr. Proctor is a good guy. He’s like a brother to me. I really appreciate Sebastian Barreto and what a quietly kind person he is. I love Ms. Lea’s boots. She has great boots. Mr. Hansen has glorious, majestic, sideburns. Ms. Bulleri is my school mommy.
Specific Traditions In Spain, to ensure a prosperous year ahead, people gobble down 12 grapes, one for every chime of the clock, at midnight on New Years. It’s harder than it looks! Here in the U.S., collard greens and black-eyed peas are traditionally eaten by southerners for economic prosperity; the peas symbolize coins and the … Continue reading
Tis’ the season for giving, but sometimes it is more interesting to be on the receiving end of things. Unexpected and sometimes unwanted gifts await beneath brightly colored wrapping paper and it can be tough (even for experienced gift-receivers) to slap on that delighted smile and thank grandma for her famous fruit cake. Again. CHS … Continue reading
Resolutions Take more selfies – Paul Flournoy Be nicer to my siblings and win states – Luke Hickey Be nicer to my parents – Niko Krachenfels Run my first marathon and to maintain the good health I have earned – Holzer-Lane Do not take as many selfies with Paul Flournoy – Garrett Parker Become vegetarian … Continue reading
Meet television programming executive Frank Cross, the Ebenezer Scrooge of the eighties. The only yuletide myth Frank believes in is the secular war on Christmas, and in December ‘88 he is waging a total war against the Holiday Spirit by airing a slew of the most terrifying Christmas specials America has ever seen. Frank’s bah-humbug … Continue reading
We asked CHS students what they wanted for the holidays, and here’s what they said.
By Gossip Girl With #letsmakeitawkward all over Twitter feeds this week, I am presented with a good opportunity to reflect on high school gossip. Now, I’m not doing this to diss gossip. Studies have shown that two-thirds of all human conversation is gossip. It’s inevitable, we all do it, and it has been shown to stimulate the production … Continue reading
He Said, She Said is a tradition of the Jagwire Online. For past posts view http://hesaidshesaid10.blogspot.com/. This year, Jonah and Molly will take the stereotypes of their genders to the extreme as they respond to Carrboro High School’s questions. Don’t worry though, one of them will always take the middle ground and try to give you … Continue reading
With the news of Kate Middleton’s pregnancy also came tragedy. It turns out that the news emerged after a prank call, by two Australian DJs, to Middleton’s nurse, Jacintha Saldanha. Saldanha was found unconscious at 9:35am Friday morning, and has since passed away. The cause of death has been said to be suicide. The Duke and Duchess … Continue reading
It’s Christmastime in London, and in ten interconnecting stories of love and friendship, all mistletoe is about to break loose. This sounds like the blurb for a bad Hallmark film, but “Love Actually” transcends its simple premise by virtue of an emotionally diverse script and an outstanding ensemble cast that includes Alan Rickman (Severus Snape … Continue reading
Opinions expressed in this column should be taken in a humorous manner, and do not reflect the opinions of any of the Jagwire staff. Jonah and Molly give you the answers to life’s persistent questions. If you have a question, comment below and your submission will be considered! Don’t – He Said: So you want to know … Continue reading
Does the winter have you feeling blue? If the cold and dreary weather has you feeling sad, check out some of these uniquely wintry activities to brighten your mood.
Marie, an exchange student from Canada studying at CHS for the year, made the 2013 national Ultimate Frisbee team in Canada for the U23 age category. C-Town fans will be CLAMoring for Marie to take the Carrboro Clams to new heights when the season starts for CHS’s Ultimate Frisbee Team this Spring.
The 2AA State Championship Game brought out many emotions at Carrboro High School. Click here for photos.
With beautiful brown hair, an award winning smile, inspirational intelligence, and a prince on her arm… Kate Middleton has been the teenage girls’ Disney princess since news of the royal wedding first broke. Earlier today, Buckingham palace confirmed that our favorite princess is pregnant! I think we can all agree there’s a lot of things that baby … Continue reading
Feeling a bit weepy? Turn that frown upside down with… crazy animations! If that didn’t do the trick, poke the jello and watch it jiggle: http://www.jellotime.com/
Hallo Ihr Lieben! Wir wollen sicherlich Werbungen für Deutsch und unser tolle Leistung machen. Oder? Noch einmal vielen Dank an Brigitte, Lisa und Alyssa! Eure Schulleiter und Schulfernsehsendung sowie auch die Schulzeitung / Jahrbuch und ortliche Zeitungen sollen davon hören. German Immersion Weekend, a fun-filled event open to advanced high-school students of German from across … Continue reading
The 2AA game this Saturday night (7PM at Carter-Finley Stadium) will be more than a spectacle of colliding football teams. Carrboro Head Coach Jason Tudryn and South Iredell Head Coach Scott Miller have grown monstrous beards over the course of this season and will be quite a sight themselves. “I’m very superstitious, so I didn’t … Continue reading
C-TOWN is not known for its extensive list of cheers. Mostly they chant “C-TOWN!, C-TOWN!” until they get bored. Well here is a list of cheers to liven up the stands! You can even cheer with the Cheerleaders if you want! •*Who rocks the house?! (We rock the house!) I said! WHO ROCKS THE … Continue reading
By Hanna Peterman The South Iredell High School Vikings have never been as far as the state semifinals for football, let alone the finals. The Vikings went 13-1 overall last season and 7-0 in the league. This season, the team’s record is 13-2. South Iredell’s coach, Scott Miller, has coached football at the middle school, high … Continue reading
Listen to students and teachers as they get pumped for the game this Saturday. Zack Hong and Tarek Zikry interviewed Ms. Tama, Mikey McPeak, Paul Flourney, Nico Krachenfels, Alexandra Kandah, Michael Crespo, Noah Dellea, Leon Copeland, Ben Linke, and Tionna Locklear.
By Allison Hutchinson and Jonah Mendys What: North Carolina 2AA Football State Championship (Carrboro High School vs. South Iredell High School) Where: Carter-Findley Stadium Dress code: Purple or Black When: Saturday, December 1rst @ 7pm. Join fellow fans in front of the stadium as early as 4:30pm at the Tailgate. Food will be catered, and … Continue reading
Senior Anna Allen interviewed Coach Tudryn and gave us the the inside scoop on the State Championship Football Game against South Iredell High School this Saturday. Anna: How are you feeling about the game on Saturday? Coach Tudryn: It’s awesome. High school football is about making memories. These guys are making a memory that’s going … Continue reading