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What is “Fake News”?

  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 government in the 1940's made up a news story so the public would support the coup in Guatemala, which led to the dictator Jorge Ubico. But more recently news organizations have... Read more »

  • The problem with Video Games

    The problem with Video Games

    Grant McGinnity

    January 9, 2017

    Like many of the students here at Georgetown High, I play video games sometimes. They are a good way to get away from the stress and problems of real life, but for the last 4 years or so video games have changed. It feels like instead of being made to give people something to escape to, they are just made solely to make money. My first problem with video games now is the fact that there are basically... READ MORE »»

  • Georgetown Basketball v.s. Cedar Park

    Georgetown Basketball v.s. Cedar Park

    Ricky Torres

    January 9, 2017

      It was a tough game for both teams, with 9 lead changes leading into the 4th quarter of basketball with 8 minutes to decide a winner. 34 to 35, Cedar Park leading with the start of the 4th quarter, Cedar Park coming out on fire with 3 threes in a row pushing the lead up 9 points with the score of 34 to 44. Coach Miller takes a time out to see what went wrong on the defensive side and what... READ MORE »»

  • Golden Globe 2017 Winners

    Golden Globe 2017 Winners

    January 9, 2017

    http://www.goldenglobes.com/winners-nominees   Jimmy Fallon was the host of the 74th Golden Globe Awards, held on Sunday, January 8, 2017.     Best Motion Picture - Drama WINNER Moonlight NOMINEE Hell Or High Water NOMINEE Lion NOMINEE Manchester By The Sea NOMINEE Hacksaw Ridge   Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy WINNER La La Land NOMINEE 20th... READ MORE »»

  • What’s Coming Out in 2017

    What’s Coming Out in 2017

    Grant McGinnity

    January 5, 2017

    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 new stuff because it's the month right after Christmas and people need time to recoup their money. The big news of this month is Donald Trump officially becoming the 45th president of the United States of America on January 20t... READ MORE »»

  • Star Wars Rogue One Comes Out Next Week

    Star Wars Rogue One Comes Out Next Week

    Grant McGinnity

    December 9, 2016

      Star Wars made its triumphant return to the big screen last year after a ten year hiatus with Star Wars Episode 7- The Force Awakens. Sadly, Episode 8 doesn't come out until December 2017, but the good news is Disney is releasing Rogue One next week to give the Star Wars fans something to see as they wait for the next adventure with Rey, Finn, Luke and others. Many people are still very... READ MORE »»

South Hall class room relocations

South Hall class room relocations

TEACHER                     NEW ROOM Arnold, Susan              870 Barber, Steve               857 Becker, Justin             888 Bickerton, Bob            848 Boatright, Barbara     121 C (library computer lab) Bourland, Jeremy      Portable T-4 B Brown, Michelle        Portable T-1 A Cooper, Lindsey         817 Fisher, Jesse               845 Gittinger, Ben             Portable T-3 A Hawkins, Vincent ...  Read More »

Jan 3 • No Comments

School LipDub 2016

School LipDub 2016

December 1, 2016

  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...  Read More »

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots

November 14, 2016

  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...  Read More »

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT 2016

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT 2016

November 4, 2016

  Senior Class Council is hosting a dodge ball tournament on November 17 and 18 during flex period. Team sign-ups are $5 per person and begin on Wednesday, November 2....  Read More »

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Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

Caitlin LaCour

  American Horror Story has greatly influenced certain names this year. For girls, the name Iris is up by 16%. The boy name Donovan is up by 3%. American Horror Story:...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

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, 2016

Quick&Healthy Recipes That You’ve Got to Try

Quick&Healthy Recipes That You’ve Got to Try

October 17, 2016

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Yearbook Senior Ads

Yearbook Senior Ads Dear parents, guardians and friends of seniors; The time has come to honor your senior by reserving space in the 2017 Aerie. Senior ads come in a...  Read More »

Nov 14 • No Comments

Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

March 28, 2016

Prom Tickets Going on Sale

Prom Tickets Going on Sale

March 21, 2016

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Georgetown Basketball v.s. Cedar Park

Georgetown Basketball v.s. Cedar Park

Ricky Torres

  It was a tough game for both teams, with 9 lead changes leading into the 4th quarter of basketball with 8 minutes to decide a winner. 34 to 35, Cedar Park leading with the start of the 4th quarter, Cedar Park coming out on fire with 3 threes in a row pushing the lead up 9 points with the...  Read More »

Jan 9 • No Comments

Jack Frost BasketBall Tournament 2016

Jack Frost BasketBall Tournament 2016

December 5, 2016

  If you've been wondering why are concession stand is open and why there is a lot of buses bringing in students from other schools, it's because it's the 37th annual Jack Frost BasketBall tournament. It involves 32 schools that have one girl and one boy team. This tournament has been an annual...  Read More »

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School LipDub 2016

School LipDub 2016

  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 to songs. This lipdub theme is the 80's music. Make sure to dress up and have a good time! This video will be going on YouTube,...  Read More »

Dec 1 • 1 Comment

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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...  Read More »

Jan 5

Top 5 Video Games to put on your Christmas list

Top 5 Video Games to put on your Christmas list

December 5, 2016

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

December 5, 2016

Most Crushworthy Animated Characters of All Time

Most Crushworthy Animated Characters of All Time

November 2, 2016

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Inspect A Gadget

Read better, Sleep better

Read better, Sleep better

David Rangel

Apple has released some information about their next update (iOS 9.3). It is said that it will have a "Night mode" function. It will use your current location and the clock...  Read More »

Jan 12 • No Comments

Apple’s smaller iPhone

Apple’s smaller iPhone

December 16, 2015

Apple’s Latest TV

Apple’s Latest TV

December 4, 2015

Shatter-Proof iPhone?

Shatter-Proof iPhone?

November 5, 2015

The future is here: self driving cars

The future is here: self driving cars

October 22, 2015

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It’s A New Day pep rally

First Pep Rally of the year!

Can’t Feel My Face

The Weeknd Directed by:Grant Singer Composers:Abel Tesfaye, Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Peter Svensson, Ali Payami Producers:Ali Payami, Max Martin, Nathan Scherrer, Nina Soriano...  Read More »

Rollercoaster

Georgie and the cheerleaders lead the home fans in a crowd favorite cheer.

Red Dirt Music

September 3, 2014

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The problem with Video Games

The problem with Video Games

Grant McGinnity

Like many of the students here at Georgetown High, I play video games sometimes. They are a good way to get away from the stress and problems of real life, but for the last 4 years or so video games have changed. It feels like instead of being made to give people something to escape to, they are just...  Read More »

Jan 9 • No Comments

Recent Features Stories

Georgetown Basketball v.s. Cedar Park

Georgetown Basketball v.s. Cedar Park

January 9, 2017

Golden Globe 2017 Winners

Golden Globe 2017 Winners

January 9, 2017

What’s Coming Out in 2017

What’s Coming Out in 2017

January 5, 2017

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Fort Lauderdale Mass Shooting

Fort Lauderdale Mass Shooting

Haley VanderHaar

  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...  Read More »

Jan 11 • No Comments

Ohio State University investigate potential terrorist attack

Ohio State University investigate potential terrorist attack

Haley VanderHaar

  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...  Read More »

Dec 7 • No Comments

Recent News Stories

The Aftermath: Anti-Trump Protesters

The Aftermath: Anti-Trump Protesters

November 16, 2016

Friday-Saturday night, November 11th-12th, Portland, Oregon was overrun by thousands of anti-Trump protesters. The protests were anything but peaceful, and some even characterized...  Read More »

Trump Administration Rumored Names

Trump Administration Rumored Names

November 16, 2016

These are the rumored staff for the Trump Administration Chief of Staff Reince Priebus Republican National Committee chairman   National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Retired US Army Lie...  Read More »

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Assassin’s Creed Movie Review

Assassin’s Creed Movie Review

Caitlin LaCour

Continuing the long-standing trend of movie adaptations from video games, we get Assassin's Creed, probably the biggest disappointment and waste of potential I've ever seen in theaters. The movie is...  Read More »

Jan 20 • No Comments

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

The problem with Video Games

The problem with Video Games

January 9, 2017

Golden Globe 2017 Winners

Golden Globe 2017 Winners

January 9, 2017

What’s Coming Out in 2017

What’s Coming Out in 2017

January 5, 2017

Star Wars Rogue One Comes Out Next Week

Star Wars Rogue One Comes Out Next Week

December 9, 2016

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Editorials

The problem with Video Games

The problem with Video Games

Grant McGinnity

Like many of the students here at Georgetown High, I play video games sometimes. They are a good way to get away from the stress and problems of real life, but for the last...  Read More »

Jan 9 • No Comments

Examining Russian Aggression towards America

Examining Russian Aggression towards America

Caitlin LaCour

  In the latest news, the US has officially accused Russia as committing cyber attacks on the White House and meddling in the electoral system. Tensions between the...  Read More »

Oct 13 • No Comments

‘This Generation’

‘This Generation’

October 5, 2016

“Black Lives Matter” Protesters Respond to Charlotte Shooting

“Black Lives Matter” Protesters Respond to Charlotte Shooting

September 29, 2016

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BillBoard top 5 January 21st

BillBoard top 5 January 21st

1.Bad And Boujee Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Ver 2.Black Beatles Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane 3.Closer The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey   4.Starboy The...  Read More »

Jan 11 • No Comments

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Box office 1/13-1/16/2017

Box office 1/13-1/16/2017

            Hidden Figures $27,506,839 Directed by Theodore Melfi and produced by Fox is about 3 women who work for NASA.         Sing $19,025,360 ...  Read More »

Jan 18 • No Comments

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