STAFF Editorial

October 8, 2019

It was early in the school year, still warm, when the teenagers with Odyssey Early College and Career option’s journalism team had been crossed with the daunting question, “is vaping an epidemic that could potentially kill...

Off Campus Lunch

Dezy Wallace, Photo Editor

October 8, 2019

Most schools on the Roy J Wasson Academic campus (Rjwac) have an off-campus lunch, meaning students can leave during lunch to go get their own food from places nearby. Most students chose to stay on campus due to the lack of transportation....

First Day of High School

Jahanna Allen, Breeann Allen, and Lyddia Allen

October 8, 2019

Everyone’s first day of school differs, and for freshman it can feel as if they are trapped in a glass box with the eyes of upperclassmen and teachers constantly watching them. Their anxiety   kicked in as they tried to find...

Music Review – Grandson

Anna George, Features Editor

October 7, 2019

Jordan Benjamin, known professionally as grandson, is an alternative artist. Popular for his blending of genres, the 25-year-old often features political issues in his songs. Considering this, it is no surprise that his new alb...

Hallway Parties

Jahanna Allen, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

At Bijou, they have parties called hallway parties. A hallway party is a break from work. During the hallway parties, there is music that the teachers play to encourage you to dance. Kids at Bijou seem stressed about classes so...

Why Do-Rags Should Be Allowed in School

Jasiah Brown, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

Many schools are fighting for a dress code to endorse do-rags and bandannas which would allow them in schools. While this practice is a hygiene routine for people of color, and wearing do-rags is a part of their culture, many...

The Dress Code: The Standard and Why It is Important

Gillianne Hulse, Co-Editor in Chief

January 11, 2019

The dress code is a set of rules that specifies the required manner of how to dress at school. It bolsters the idea of keeping students in a safe, appropriate, and professional environment. The dress code presents students with a choice...

Glorification of Shootings

Mikayla Smith, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

The main issue surrounding these school and mass shootings is not even the shootings themselves. It’s the fact that social media has gotten out of hand by broadcasting every issue to the world. This gives the attacker more power...

Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Shay Gilcrest, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Title- Percy Jackson and the lightning thief Author- Rick Riordan Genre- Fiction Review: Rick Riordan’s book, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief is a good start to an epic journey surrounding Greek demigod Percy Jackson...