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  • The other side of Sea World

    The other side of Sea World

    Izzy Morgan, Staff Reporter

    March 26, 2017

    Sea World is a nationwide attraction that has been around  since 1959. They are known for their vast collection of aquatic animals on display for people to experience up-close. It is practically the staple of almost every child's memories. Sophomore Parker Moore attended the park when she was younger:...

    Performing a trick to an Orlando crowd, Tilikum entertains many. His collapsed dorsal fin shows the built up stress that he experienced due to captivity.

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  • Switching it up with Nintendo

    Switching it up with Nintendo

    Evan Houze, Sports Editor

    March 22, 2017

      Never before has a console like the new Nintendo Switch been released. Like typical systems, it hooks into TVs through HDMI ports. It has square controllers reminiscent of a Gameboy Advanced, which come in various intriguing colors. You have to pay to play online and can download games as well, si...

    Slightly protruding from the console, the Switch’s 6.2 inch portable screen is its iconic feature. Customers worldwide are excited about all the possibilities the Switch withholds.

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  • St. Baldrick’s comes to MHS this weekend

    St. Baldrick’s comes to MHS this weekend

    Mikayla Davis, Staff Reporter

    March 22, 2017

      Millbrook is hosting a St. Baldrick’s event this Saturday, March 25. Numerous volunteers signed up to help out with the event, as well as shavees. The four students willing to shave their heads to show their support for the cause are Connor Washington, David Flowers, Andrew Brooks, and Michael Pal...

    Smiling together with their freshly shaved heads, the GSA team participated in Millbrook’s 2016 St. Baldrick’s event to support the research of childhood cancer. The St. Baldrick’s foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of children diagnosed with cancer as well as their families.

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  • Circle that Game

    Circle that Game

    Robbie Cicciari, Staff Reporter

    March 22, 2017

    Throughout the years,  one if not the most prolific athletic programs in history has been the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Every year, you can count on at least one, and most likely more of their teams, being in the talks for the National Championship for their respective sport. Wh...

    Carolina blue has been a statement in collegiate sports for over 200 years. UNC is considered a top athletic program, and other teams always have to be aware and ready when they are going to play Carolina.

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  • Zika virus takes a hiatus in winter months

    Zika virus takes a hiatus in winter months

    Adam Griffith, Staff Reporter

    March 22, 2017

    With the temperature decreasing, mosquitos, the main transmitter of Zika, have died off, at least in North Carolina. However, more southern states, some popular vacation destinations, have not been able to curb Zika that easily. “I haven’t heard about the Zika virus since late last year,” says ...

    The Zika virus has spread across much of the equator and surrounding areas. Warm climates like these allow mosquitoes to flourish.

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News

Wildcats, Be Aware!

Wildcats, Be Aware!

Jocelyn Marshall, Staff Reporter

  Springtime brings more than just good weather at Millbrook High School. The months of  February and March are when students need to start making important decisions abo...

March 20No Comments

Political Junkie

Political Junkie

March 19

Back in January, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning travel to and from seven different Muslim-majority countries. The ban caused mass hysteria in airports all across America as travelers coming in from countries, such as Iraq, were detained. The ban was eventually blocked by federal...

Blackmarket transplants surface in Pakistan

March 16

 Around October, Allah Wasaya sold one of his only possessions, his house, to buy his son, Mohammad Afzal, a kidney. In mid-November, Mohammad traveled by train to Rawalpindi, where he would undergo several tests, and eventually a kidney transplant. There, Afzal met the man selling his kidney: Hassan...

From TV set to stage: the Addams Family comes to Millbrook

From TV set to stage: the Addams Family comes to Millbrook

March 16

  Everyone can recall the signature snaps and quirky characters from the Addams Family show in 1964, and that has now made its way to Millbrook. The classic story takes with a new twist, as Wednesday Addams is now a teenager and has fallen in love with a boy who does not share the same dark streak a...

American companies make plans to hire refugees

American companies make plans to hire refugees

March 16

Donald Trump's recent executive order involving a travel ban was met with massive amounts of criticism. Rallies are the most popular form of protests, and multiple celebrities have spoken out against the travel ban. For example, three New England Patriots are refusing to visit the White House after their...

Political Junkie

Political Junkie

March 16

 Back in January, President Donald Trump announced his nomination for the vacant seat on the Supreme Court. His choice was a Republican by the name of Neil Gorsuch. Trump’s pick has yet to be confirmed, but with a majority of Republicans in the Senate, it seems that Gorsuch will be the newest add...

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Features

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Izzy Morgan, Staff Reporter

 Going into your freshman year can be described as both exciting and scary. Most are unsure as to where they fit in and do not quite know how to be involved in school, but ...

March 22No Comments

Critic’s Corner: Fresh Local Ice Cream

Critic’s Corner: Fresh Local Ice Cream

March 21

Tech Savvy

Tech Savvy

March 20

Creative Cats

Creative Cats

March 19

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Entertainment

Lights Camera Action

Lights Camera Action

Adam Griffith, Staff Reporter

   Be our guest and head to the theater this month where you will be able to catch reboots from your childhood, Beauty and the Beast and Power Rangers.  Beauty and the Beast...

March 22No Comments

Bringing Music To Schools In March

Bringing Music To Schools In March

March 15

Music Now

Music Now

March 8

Top Ten Ways to Prepare for Spring Break

Top Ten Ways to Prepare for Spring Break

March 8

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Editorials

The Holy Grail: SMART lunch

The Holy Grail: SMART lunch

Emily Willis, Staff Reporter

One of the greatest things that ever happened to Millbrook was SMART lunch. It stands for Students Maximizing Achievement Relationships and Time and was a program offered...

March 22No Comments

The price of paying college athletes

The price of paying college athletes

March 18

Gay character in Beauty and the Beast causes controversy

March 18

Sound Opinions

Sound Opinions

March 16

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