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The State of the White House

Since January 20th, 2017, Donald Trump has been signing executive orders in the last few months, catching up to former president Barack Obama's 14 executive orders by his third week, having signed 12 executive orders so far. First Day- Dismantled Obamacare (Affordable Care Act). As on the White House website- "Executive Order Minimizing the Economi...

  • Kong Skull Island Review

    Kong Skull Island Review

    Grant McGinnity

    March 22, 2017

    Kong gets his first new movie in 12 years that is a creative and fun addition to the classic character.   Plot: Connecting to 2014's Godzilla though set 30 years before, Kong Skull Island is about 2 companies- Monarch, a monster studying group and a satellite company to explore a uncharted island. There they discover Kong a 100 foot tall ape who attacks them. The survivors now with no ...

  • Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

    Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

    Grant McGinnity

    March 20, 2017

      The fourth and final Marvel Netflix TV show before this summers crossover series, Defenders, shares continuity with the Marvel studios films such as the Avengers. Plot Synopsis: Danny Rand, aka Iron Fist, comes home 15 years after a near fatal plane crash that stranded him in the mountains in China. There he learns martial arts and becomes the Iron Fist, but when he sees a rare opportunity...

  • Logan- Movie Review

    Logan- Movie Review

    Grant McGinnity

    March 3, 2017

    Logan is the newest film in Fox's X-men franchise, starring Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Patrick Stewart as Professor X, and Dafne Keen as X-23.        Plot:The X-men are gone, with Wolverine and Professor X being all that's left, but when a little girl comes into their life the old Wolverine is forced to use his powers again.     Characters:  Wolverine: Wolverine or Logan played by Hugh Ja...

  • The Lego Batman Movie-Review

    The Lego Batman Movie-Review

    February 15, 2017

    The Lego Batman Movie stars Will Arnett as Batman,Michael Cera as Robin,Rosario Dawson as Bat-Girl, and Zach Galifianakis as Joker. Plot:after foiling Jokers plans and all of his villains are put in jail. Batman has no purpose, but when he accidentally adopts and orphan and he realizes Joker has come up with the most sinister plan of all time. Batman now has to balance being a crime fighter and...

  • What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

    What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

    Grant McGinnity

    February 7, 2017

      Ever since the late 2000's, cartoons (or really children's programming in general) have gotten really trashy. It's to the point where you question if the writers are even really trying. I haven't watched Nick, Disney, or Cartoon Network in years because of this. I feel this is important because when you're in your youth, what you see does determine how you think and act. If you see a bunch...

GHS Broadcasting New Website

GHS Broadcasting New Website

https://ghsstudio505.wixsite.com/mysite <- Click to go to site Check out the new website for GHS Broadcasting team. Features include 'Eagle Eye News', 'Keeping it Classy' which is classroom interviews, 'Calling the Shots' a sports broadcast, 'Meet Your Match' a dating gameshow, 'Cafe 505' a cooking program, and 'Independent Projects' such as the lipdub.

March 3No Comments

South Hall class room relocations

South Hall class room relocations

January 3

TEACHER                     NEW ROOM Arnold, Susan              870 Barber, Steve               857 Becker, Justin             888 Bickerton,...

School LipDub 2016

School LipDub 2016

December 1

  GHS Broadcasting will be hosting a lipdub during Flex period December 12. Participation is encouraged. A lipdub is a moving music video where students lip-sync the lyrics...

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots

November 14

  Georgetown Georgettes are partnering with Toys for Tots (sponsored by the Marine Corps Reserve) this holiday season. Toys for Tots is a program that donates unwrapped...

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Valentine’s Day Love Languages

Valentine’s Day Love Languages

Olivia Morgan

  With Valentine’s Day around the corner you might start to think what you are going to get your special someone. Does a gift really show how much you care about...

January 24No Comments

Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

December 1

Halloween: A Full Night of Fright and What to Do With It

Halloween: A Full Night of Fright and What to Do With It

October 21

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SENIORS: DO YOU STILL NEED TO ORDER YOUR CAP AND GOWN?

SENIORS: DO YOU STILL NEED TO ORDER YOUR CAP AND GOWN?

Attention Georgetown H.S. seniors & parents: If you or your senior was unable to place their graduation order this week on Monday or Tuesday on campus, it’s not to...

February 27No Comments

Yearbook Senior Ads

November 14

Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

March 28

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Working out With Brax & Dean: Day One- Bicep’s

Dean & Brax

The Bicep is one of your smaller muscles but key in weightlifting. The exercise of choice is the curl for greatest results, here is a 5 step cycle bicep workout. Do 8 reps of each separate workout and repeat 5 times for A complete workout. 1 Incline Hammer Curls. 2 Incline Inner-Biceps Curl. ...

February 15No Comments

Super Bowl 51

February 13

Super Bowl LI will go down as one of the best title games in NFL history. Very historical game to happen in Super Bowl history, being the first overtime game. With a huge comeback by the Patriots from 28-3 lose to win in OT at 34-28 win.  After watching the Falcons race out to a 28-3 lead, the Patriots switched...

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Into the Woods 2017

Into the Woods 2017

Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales, exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. The main characters are taken from "Little Red...

February 7No Comments

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Top Lists

What’s Coming Out in 2017

What’s Coming Out in 2017

Grant McGinnity

It's a new year and that means 365 days of new stuff to look forward too. 2017 is chock full of big blockbusters and video games.   January: Always a slow month for n...

January 5

Top 5 Video Games to put on your Christmas list

Top 5 Video Games to put on your Christmas list

December 5

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

December 5

Most Crushworthy Animated Characters of All Time

Most Crushworthy Animated Characters of All Time

November 2

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Kong Skull Island Review

Kong Skull Island Review

Grant McGinnity

Kong gets his first new movie in 12 years that is a creative and fun addition to the classic character.   Plot: Connecting to 2014's Godzilla though set 30 years before, Kong Skull Island is about 2 companies- Monarch, a monster studying group and a satellite company to explore a unchar...

March 22No Comments

Recent Features Stories

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

March 20

Logan- Movie Review

Logan- Movie Review

March 3

The Lego Batman Movie-Review

The Lego Batman Movie-Review

February 15

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Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th President

Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th President

Grant McGinnity

  After a victory in the 2016 election, Donald Trump is president after being sworn in at our nation's capital as the 45th president last Friday. In his inaugural...

January 26No Comments

What is “Fake News”?

What is “Fake News”?

Grant McGinnity

  Recently a phenomenon known as 'fake news' has been spreading, especially in wake of the 2016 election. Fake news has been around for a long time, such as when the...

January 13No Comments

Recent News Stories

Fort Lauderdale Mass Shooting

Fort Lauderdale Mass Shooting

January 11

  On Friday (1/6/17),  chaos ensued as a mass shooting occurred at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The shooting left five people dead and six others wounded....

Ohio State University investigate potential terrorist attack

Ohio State University investigate potential terrorist attack

December 7

  On Monday (11/28), Ohio State University students returned from Thanksgiving break only to be met by a fellow student as he purposefully crashed into pedestrians and...

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Kong Skull Island Review

Kong Skull Island Review

Grant McGinnity

Kong gets his first new movie in 12 years that is a creative and fun addition to the classic character.   Plot: Connecting to 2014's Godzilla though set 30 years before, Kong Skull Island i...

March 22No Comments

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

March 20

Logan- Movie Review

Logan- Movie Review

March 3

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

March 3

The Lego Batman Movie-Review

The Lego Batman Movie-Review

February 15

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Editorials

What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

Grant McGinnity

  Ever since the late 2000's, cartoons (or really children's programming in general) have gotten really trashy. It's to the point where you question if the writers...

February 7No Comments

Into the Woods 2017

Into the Woods 2017

Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault...

February 7No Comments

The problem with Video Games

The problem with Video Games

January 9

Examining Russian Aggression towards America

Examining Russian Aggression towards America

October 13

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Billboard Top 3/20

Billboard Top 3/20

  Shape Of You Ed Sheeran Bad And Boujee Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert That's What I Like Bruno Mars ...

March 20No Comments

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Weekend Box Office 3/20

Weekend Box Office 3/20

  Beauty and the Beast (2017) Weekend Gross- $170,000,000  Buena Vista Director-:Bill Condon       Kong:Skull Island Weekend Gross-...

March 20No Comments

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The student news site of Georgetown High School
The student news site of Georgetown High School