• Making a change; students march together to create a difference

    Making a change; students march together to create a difference

    Kassie Cucchiella, author

    May 7, 2018

    March for Our Lives was a student-led protest in support of tighter gun control that took place on March 24, 2018, in Washington, D.C., with over 800 additional events throughout the United States and around the world. Students and families from Patterson Mill and all over the country were brought...

  • Friends R Family hulas pre-exam stress away with luau

    Friends R Family hulas pre-exam stress away with luau

    Skylar Cassel, Editor

    May 7, 2018

    The sun shines down on Patterson Mill’s courtyard on May 4, filled with students laughing, chatting, eating pizza, and throwing plates of whipped cream in their teachers’ faces. This is the Friends R Family luau, which is intended to let students relax and have fun before AP exams and other stressful...

    Ryan Iacaruso (12) throwing a plate of whipped cream in Mr. Lurz's face on May 4, 2018 in the courtyard. Ms. Weakland, Ms. Brady, Mr. Yeager, and a handful of other teachers were also pied in the face.

    Skylar Cassel

  • The take on photography class

    The take on photography class

    Eva Lucky, Writer

    May 2, 2018

    The photography class at Patterson Mill, taught by Craig Llewellyn, is an excellent class to not only improve photo taking skills, but see the world in a different way. This class consists of exciting and interpretive assignments, giving students’ freedom to express themselves, and involves learning...

    Olivia Peter's CYOA project

  • Studying for AP exams

    Studying for AP exams

    Siera Lang

    April 5, 2018

    As AP exams near, many students of Patterson Mill struggle finding the right resources to study. Students do not understand what websites to use, how to find the right information in their notes or even how far in advance they should start reviewing for their exam. Organize your studying Make sure to establis...

    This student fell asleep during testing. According to the National Sleep Foundation, students ought to get eight to ten hours of sleep every night. However, a study found that only 15% of students reported to have gotten eight hours of sleep on school nights.

  • Ms. C expanding creativity in her class and beyond

    Ms. C expanding creativity in her class and beyond

    Emma Shultz

    April 5, 2018

    Ms. Comoglio is a new art teacher here at Patterson Mill High School. Many call her Ms. C, she came from Aberdeen Middle School. Ms. C taught at Aberdeen for nine years. She explains how the students there looked at her as a mother figure. They depended on her not only for art, but advice, and she provided...

    This photo includes senior Megan Hall (left), junior Autumn Lidke (sitting), Ms. Alison Comoglio (center), and junior Tessia Patterson (right). Some of Ms. C's period 1A Advanced Painting class with their in progress painting on still life unit.

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Freshmen hit the ball towards a varsity spot

Freshmen hit the ball towards a varsity spot

May 11, 2018

Lenoir-Rhyne University: baseball, softball powerhouse

Lenoir-Rhyne University: baseball, softball powerhouse

May 7, 2018

Varsity Basketball heads to state playoffs

Varsity Basketball heads to state playoffs

April 5, 2018

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Taurus and Gemini need to be cautious in May

Taurus and Gemini need to be cautious in May

May 11, 2018

Footloose entertains audience and brings together cast

May 7, 2018

The take on photography class

The take on photography class

May 2, 2018

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Bailey and Phillips learning the lay of the land
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Digital study resources saving student grades
The train of Netflix flattens cable

The train of Netflix flattens cable

March 14, 2018

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Respect goes both ways: What teachers should and shouldn’t do
We should have driver’s education in public schools
Prisons have unnecessary luxuries

Prisons have unnecessary luxuries

April 5, 2018

Schools in Finland pay for success

Schools in Finland pay for success

April 5, 2018

Expressing how students really feel; Swearing in school

Expressing how students really feel; Swearing in school

April 4, 2018

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A volleyball sensation, ‘The Miracle Season’
Cardi B proves “She Bad” in new album Invasion of Privacy
Rise out of your seat to watch NBC’s new show

Rise out of your seat to watch NBC’s new show

May 7, 2018

A Quiet Place: A silent twist on a horror movie

A Quiet Place: A silent twist on a horror movie

May 7, 2018

The new heroic Jaeger uprising

The new heroic Jaeger uprising

May 7, 2018

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The cost of being a student athlete; more than just monetary

Kelsey Richter, Writer and Editor | May 11, 2018

5.5% of all high school students play a sport. This means that these students must balance school and their sport. There are many types of expenses that fall on these student athletes such as financial, physical, emotional, educational, and even mental expenses. These expenses cause these students to wonder if playing the sport is worth the toll it takes on them.   In most situations students are told to put their studies above their sports, which causes those students to do better in school in order to play the sports they love. At Patters...

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Seniors catch some rays and waves

Maria Hagepanos, Editor | May 11, 2018

A one day prank at Hawkens School, Ohio in 2008-2009, escalated into an entire week of pranks which is now known as Senior Week. Paw Prints wants to let students know that Senior Week is a joyful farewell they should all experience. According to Wikipedia, Senior Week is a week where currently graduating high schoolers or college students go to a beach to have fun with friends. Senior Week occurs a...

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The student news site of Patterson Mill High School