Category Archives: Conway News

Memorial Day… More Than Just a Vacation From School

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By: Alima Mootoo Memorial Day is a national holiday designated to memorialize and honor the lives our country has lost at war. On the first “Decoration Day,” Memorial Day’s first given name, in 1868, General James Garfield spoke at Arlington

A School Resource Officer to Save the Day: Officer Guiles

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By: Abigail Calhoun Seeing school resource officers (SROs) around high schools in the United States is not a new experience. Officer Guiles, Conway High School’s SRO, came to South Carolina from Rochester, New York. Many high school students around the

What Makes a Good Principal?

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By: Carolina Hughes What makes a good principal? All principals need to have certain characteristics to be a “good principal”. Based on the article What Makes a Great Principal?, “The school is a family, teachers are treated as professionals, instruction

Phobophobia ( the fear of phobias )

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by: Kathryn Crigger Everyone is afraid of something, although some fears are weirder than others . While some people are afraid of spiders or clowns, others are afraid of flowers . Yes, this is an actual fear, and it is

Embracing the Monster…Energy Drinks

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By: A’Laya Burroughs Some people think that drinking energy drinks can help them recharge their batteries, but in reality energy drinks do more harm than good. Energy drinks are bad for consumers because the drinks contain a large amount of

A Special Day For Some Special Kids

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By: Alima Mootoo On Friday, May 6, Conway High School’s Interact Club hosted a field day for its special needs students. The school’s Interact Club, cheerleading squad, and Inkling staff gathered together with the students to ensure that they enjoyed

Shark Carolina and Mary Lee

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By Kathryn Crigger Mary Lee is a 16 foot long great white shark that visits Myrtle Beach every year and was tagged the fall of 2012 . The mature female was tagged by the non profit organization, Ocearch . The

A Whole New World… Virtual Reality

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 28:  An attendee inspects Google Cardboard during the 2015 Google I/O conference on May 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The annual Google I/O conference runs through May 29.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

By: Carolina Hughes As virtual reality becomes more and more accessible, it is becoming more and more popular. There are many different kinds of virtual realities made by many different companies,and each of these products varies in price and quality.

To Stand or Not to Stand

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By: A’Laya Burroughs Conway High students and staff can always expect to start their day off by listening to the pledge and morning announcements. However, some students are too lazy to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance or they just

Senior Jitters

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By: Amber Elvis It’s getting to that time of year when seniors across the country are having to say their last goodbyes to their high schools and their childhood friends. Seniors are getting ready for the big day, which for