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Is S.A.D. Affecting Students at Southwestern?

Avery Wilson, Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under News

Twenty percent of people are affected by S.A.D.  This stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder., which is a mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year.  People dealing with S.A.D. may experience...

Mr. Bates Has Two Roles.

Hugh Smith, Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

With Mr. Bates transferring over to the superintendent of the school, he will be leaving his 13th year as principal at Southwestern. During most of his years working here, he has been an assistant in both the middle and the high ...

Fewer Students are Becoming Teachers

Samantha Reed

February 4, 2019

Filed under News

In a world so keen on education, fewer students are thinking of becoming teachers. In 1975, more than one-fifth (22%) of college students were majoring in education - a stark contradiction to the 4.3% of college students now. I...

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Chromebook Use in School

Hugh Smith

February 4, 2019

Filed under Features, News

   Technology is known to be used widely, but as it is used more by the populous, so does their usage and overall effect in school increase. With the recent introduction of Chromebooks, teachers have shared their thoughts on how it affects lea...

Rebels Take the Class 2A Top Spot

Ashton Goode, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Southwestern Rebel boys are number one in the state in Class 2A. They had a defeat over the North Decatur Chargers that got them to the top spot.  The boys have worked towards this achievement. They have eighteen wins wi...