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Tennessee teen drug and alcohol abuse maintains dubious honor of in top 10 highest number of teen abusers for 7 years straight

Tennessee teen drug and alcohol abuse maintains dubious honor of  in top 10 highest number of teen abusers for 7 years straight

Written by Alicia Johnson and Antonio Johnson
March 1, 2017
Filed under Academy News, C*O*O*L: Community Outreach of Love, Health Science Academy, Student Feature, Student Life

Drugs are a medicine or substance which have a physiological effect when swallowed or put in the body another way. When taken correctly, as prescribed by a doctor, can save lives. "Teen substance abuse is rising to alarming rates around the country, but particularly in the state of Tennessee. A rep...

The Magnificent 89th Academy Awards Are Closing In, And How Has Films Gotten This Far, Here Are The Facts!

The Magnificent 89th Academy Awards Are Closing In, And How Has Films Gotten This Far, Here Are The Facts!

Written by William Weber, Entertainment Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Media, Showcase, Student Life

The 89th Academy Awards is almost here! La La Land leads the films this year with more nominations of 14 tying the previous holder Titanic. This year is different with 9 films instead of 8 being nominated for Best Picture with Arrival, Manchester by the Sea, La La Land, Hell or High Water, Hacksaw R...

Daily Black History Month Facts: Henry Luis Aaron Jr.

Daily Black History Month Facts: Henry Luis Aaron Jr.

Written by Dileen Muhsin, Feauture Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Media, Student Life

Henry Luis Aaron Jr. (aka “Hammer”) was born February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama. He was most famous for breaking Babe Ruth's record of 714 homers. Aaron began his professional baseball career in 1952 in the Negro League and joined the Milwaukee Braves of the major league in 1954. His title started...

O’Town, the most diverse high school in the state, embraces its many cultures with 2nd Annual Interfaith panel

O’Town, the most diverse high school in the state, embraces its many cultures with 2nd Annual Interfaith panel

Written by Jalen Baylis, Feature Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under School News & Events, Student Life, Student Perspectives, Teacher Feature

Today at John Overton High School is International Day. This day is the day the Overton community chooses to embrace and recognize all of the different nationalities and cultures that exist within the school. There were many different activities held, from traditional dances and foods to cultural...

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