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Homecoming Week Back In Tiger Town

Hunter Terrell, Staff Writer
November 8, 2013

Every year, when the Homecoming game and dance rolls around, both teachers and students have the opportunity in participating in what Alcovy calls Homecoming/Spirit Week. Spirit Week consists of five different theme days that vary from year to year, that the school students and faculty can dress up and... Read more »

Alcovy Earns High Progress Title I Award

Maverick Geeslin, Staff Writer
October 31, 2013

Four schools in Newton County were awarded as High-Progress Reward Schools. Alcovy High, Newton High, Porterdale Elementary, and Heard-Mixon Elementary were all given this award due to increasing student progress. Title I is a financial aid program by the Department of Education under the Elementary... Read more »

Cell Phones in the Hall Receive Mixed Reception

Michael Pitts, Staff Writer
October 31, 2013

Last year at Alcovy, the halls were filled with students going to and from classes, only stopping to talk with friends to go to their lockers. This year, a new rule brings something new to the halls, the use of cell phones. This rule allows students to be able to have their cell phones out in the halls... Read more »

Freshman Academy Prepares Ninth Graders for the High School Enviroment

September 11, 2012

The Freshman Academy has a big effect on student attitudes and maturity levels. Coming from middle school, ninth graders have to adapt to the atmosphere, and it is hard to get used to high school. The Freshman Academy eases ninth graders in to high school quickly, and by their sophomore year, they should... Read more »

Scott Rains Named 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year

August 31, 2012

Scott Rains was named 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year by the Alcovy faculty and staff. Mr. Rains (also known as Coach Rains), is a well-liked and hardworking teacher here at Alcovy High School. In addition to being the math department chair, he also coaches boys’ soccer and contributes in many other... Read more »

Speaker Keith Brown Inspires Alcovy.

Ashton Stewart, Staff Editor
January 12, 2012

Inspirational speaker Keith Brown visited Alcovy’s gym on Wednesday, January 11. This former teacher shared his story with the students and ensured them that nothing is impossible. He has beaten the label that people placed on him – he was labeled as a special needs student in school –  and so... Read more »

Thanksgiving Q&A

Shakira Weary, Photo Editor
November 30, 2011

Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate everything that you have, spend time with family, and eat good food. The PawPrint decided to ask students about their Thanksgiving traditions. Overall 90% of the students said that the food is the best part of Thanksgiving. Q: What are you plans for Thanksgiving?... Read more »

Club Spotlight: Distinguished Gentlemen’s Club

Shakira Weary, Photo Editor
October 30, 2011

The Distinguished Gentlemen’s Club is an organization at Alcovy for young men. The club participates in many different events around the school including community events, cancer walks and fairs. The club shows the students how to dress, respect each other and themselves. These guidelines are all set... Read more »

Alcovy teachers share their battle with Breast Cancer

Ashton Stewart, Staff Editor
October 30, 2011

There are more than two and a half million breast cancer survivors in the United States, including Anita Anderson and Allison Chapman of Alcovy. World History and AP teacher Anita Anderson was diagnosed with cancer June 2007.  Her family was shocked because no one in her large family of more than seventy... Read more »

Alcovy Shows Awareness for Breast Cancer on Pink Out Day

Jessica Morgan, Staff Writer
October 30, 2011

On Friday, October 28, Alcovy showed their awareness of breast cancer by wearing the color pink. Students all over school picked out pink outfits to wear to school that would show their supporting breast cancer awareness.  Breast cancer affects the lives of many women and the people who have lost loved... Read more »