Taking a Step in to Prep: the SAT and ACT

Tomi Boggess, Writer

April 5, 2019

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The most hated acronyms in the High School population: SAT and ACT. Whether you’ve prepped since you were in junior high or haven’t thought about it at all, nobody enjoys taking standardized tests. They take forever, they ...

The Struggle: SAT Prep

Sydney Brown, Arts and Entertainment/ Laughing Lions Editor

April 1, 2019

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It is the monstrous test, the giant concern, and the largest inconvenience that all high school students dread their junior year; it is the SAT. I think it would be an understatement to say that juniors are stressed over this ...

The Most Anticipated Night in Hollywood

Dylan Gossett, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

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Leading up to the 91st Academy Awards, movie critics and fans alike predicted and could not wait to see which films and achievements would take home the gold on February 24th, 2019. There was much speculation on who would w...

Almost Show Time

Julie Walder, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

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At Carterville High School, students will be putting on a musical called Guys and Dolls. The show will take place on April 12th and 13th. Guys and Dolls, an American musical comedy, is set in the Depression Era in Time Square....

An Annual Tradition

Chloe Finn, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

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The season of love is among us once again, the most popular day being Valentines' Day. Carterville High School has a tradition of giving back to the community, specifically, senior citizens, by hosting the annual Valentines Day...

¿Donde es Sophia?

¿Donde es Sophia?

December 11, 2018

Giving Thanks for Good Food

Jamie Leonard, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

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  Every fourth Thursday in November, families get together to give thanks and share a nice, long meal. On this day, known to many as Thanksgiving, many people in America enjoy stuffing their face full of delicious food. “My favorite part of Thanksgiving is the food.” Sophomore Madison Poshard says. When it c...

Cults, Witches, and Severed Bodies

Chelsea Chartrau, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

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Each year, many families go out and partake in what has become a Carterville tradition. The Haunted Hayride has been a fundamental part of Carterville’s history for as long as many people can remember. The Hayride’s them...


Taylor Wallace, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

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In this year's halftime performance, The Pride of the Lions takes watchers into the world of your favorite spies. With music from hit movies and artists such as Adele’s “Skyfall” and Jason Bourne, the band leaves you wit...

Meet The Lions

Raegan Lewis, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018

Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Meet the Lions took place on August 17, Friday 2018. It was an event at Carterville High School and multiple clubs, athletes, and students attended! Meet The Lions starts off the school year with the intention of gettin...

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