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  • GSPerfect


    Ivy Neal, writer

    September 1, 2016

    ”The Governor's Scholar Program, where the weeks are the shortest and the days are the longest, and all in all the best five weeks of your life.” -Aristófanes Cedeño, executive director of GSP. “I was slightly nervous of finding out who my roommate might be... as no one could know who they woul... READ MORE »»

  • Five Famous Sites You Should Visit

    Five Famous Sites You Should Visit

    Belinda Cheng, Writer

    September 1, 2016

    On June 9, 21 a group of Americans from Taylor County traveled across the Atlantic Ocean and landed in the beautiful city of Madrid. This group of individuals was to be immersed in the unique countries of Spain, France and Italy for the next 11 days. As an upcoming senior taking part in of this fun... READ MORE »»

  • Horton Hears a Plane

    Horton Hears a Plane

    Meghan Sanford, Writer

    September 1, 2016

    Being the “new kid” is never easy. You’re constantly worrying about making new friends, and where everything is, and how you’ll eventually fit into the social hierarchy of whatever group you’re encroaching on. Even if the “cliques” are just different apartments, the transition carries the same... READ MORE »»

  • McPherson Accepts a new Role

    McPherson Accepts a new Role

    Miranda Cox, Writer

    September 1, 2016

    Are you frustrated and overwhelmed by all the college applications? Do you need assistance in filling out FAFSA? Lindsey McPherson, the College and Career Readiness Counselor here at Taylor County High School, can help you with college needs. McPherson took the job as CCR counselor after Parks moved... READ MORE »»

  • Do You Belize?

    Do You Belize?

    Andie Woodcox, Staff Writer

    September 1, 2016

    The atmosphere was hot and humid. Cars were speeding past and the only breeze you could get was if you stood close enough to the road. Everywhere you looked, there were shops and markets open and vendors selling delicious foods from all different kinds of cultures. Where might I be talking about? Try... READ MORE »»

  • A Dedicated Librarian

    A Dedicated Librarian

    Landon Simmons, Writer

    September 1, 2016

    Sitting at her usual desk in the library is a woman who loves her job with a passion. She can be found with a smile on her face, gladly helping anyone she can.  Although the job of a librarian may seem simple enough to some, it’s impossible to find anyone around who does a better job at it than Ta... READ MORE »»

  • From Principal To Counselor

    From Principal To Counselor

    Mariah Cox, Writer

    September 1, 2016

    According to, as many as one in eight teens have some form of depression.  With the amount of stressors teens face today, such as school and divorce, it’s important that schools provide students with someone to talk to.  At TCHS, one of these people is former middle school principal,... READ MORE »»

  • The Introverted People Person

    The Introverted People Person

    Hayley Watson, Editor

    September 1, 2016

    Redheaded, quiet and with a smile on her face, senior Mariah Cox is always accompanied by her twin sister Miranda, forming the dynamic duo who is ready to take on the world. There is story behind the girl: a story that fascinates and inspires. A story that is motivated by a compassionate heart and a ... READ MORE »»

  • You Can Do Anything You Put Your Mind To

    You Can Do Anything You Put Your Mind To

    Andrea Caulk, Writer

    September 1, 2016

    Despite popular belief, Bill Shoemaker does not in fact make shoes for a living. Many people make this particular mistake when they hear his last name for the first time, from stories they overhear around school. What you might wonder  is “What does he do for a living then, if he doesn't make shoes?” Well,... READ MORE »»


Honorary Artists

Miranda Blakeman, Writer

“Art has really influenced the way I think, the way I express myself, and it’s really given me a general idea of what I’d like to do as a career,” said junior, Casey Cund...  Read More »

September 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Loria Christie: Teacher of Many Things

Chelsea Carroll, Writer

If you've ever needed extra help with school work, you've probably met Loria Christie in the virtual lab. She has helped many students and has been involved in the school...  Read More »

September 1, 2016 • 0 comments

A New Exchange Student Comes to TCHS

Stephanie Affield, Writer

Every year a new group of exchange students is welcomed to TCHS, and everyone is overly thrilled. Tom Gust is an exchange student from Germany who has come to TCHS to meet ne...  Read More »

September 1, 2016 • 0 comments

One More Rep

Veronica Buis, Writer

“One more rep. Okay, now let’s do it again, and I swear that after this time, we’ll get a water break.” Any member of the Taylor County Marching Band has heard t...  Read More »

September 1, 2016 • 0 comments

Dressed to Impress

Alanna Elwood, Editor

Here at TCHS our students take pride in the way they dress. But some go above and beyond the creative boundaries of style, even with the difficult dress code. Junio...  Read More »

May 9, 2016 • 0 comments

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Suicide Squad Review

Amelia Newton, Writer

With the daunting task of forming an iconic comic into a movie, especially one made with the most loved villains of all time, the onslaught of die hard fans will surely flock. The terrible mix of what was DC's last blockbuster,...  Read More »

September 1, 2016

To Do or Not to Do?

Meghan Sanford, Writer

Summer has a very different feeling for different people based on a lot of different things. Obviously, there is the feeling of freedom. No more waking up early, no more constant pressure of homework, no more forced social...  Read More »

May 9, 2016

FAB’s Declassified School Survival Guide

Alex Brockman, Photo & Design Editor

With the end of my high school career fast approaching, focusing on classwork and staying on task is becoming harder and harder as Senioritis has definitely set in.  Looking back, I wish I had a few survival tips to help ...  Read More »

May 2, 2016

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