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Eagles Tame the Wildcats in 2016 Homecoming Game

  Friday night was very exciting for Georgetown High School as our Varsity Football team defeated the Elgin Wildcats, and presented the Homecoming King and Queen (Ryan McDonnell and Jamie Downs) during halftime. Eagle fans went wild as senior Beau Corrales made a one-handed catch within the end-zone. The student section cheered loudly for... Read more »

  • Jack Box Party Pack 2: Review

    Jack Box Party Pack 2: Review

    Grant McGinnity

    September 20, 2016

    So, you're having a party and you have no idea what to do with all your friends. Enter the Jack Box Party Pack 2. The Party Pack is an app available on many home entertainment devices such as the Xbox 360 and One, Playstation 3 and 4, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV. After downloading, the app provides five games that are 2-8 players, but up to 10,000 people can watch the game live. Something... READ MORE »»

  • GHS Homecoming Court 2016

    GHS Homecoming Court 2016

    Haley VanderHaar

    September 15, 2016

    Friday evening (9/16) Jamie Downs won Homecoming Queen, and Ryan McDonnell won Homecoming King. The Georgetown High School Homecoming Court of 2016 was revealed at the community pep rally on Wednesday evening (9/14). For Queen, the court includes: Jamie Downs, Tara Drummond, Taylor Elliott, Brooke Elliott, and Adriana Perez. King court consists of: Ethen Campbell, Andrew Larson, Ryan McDonnell,... READ MORE »»

    Taylor Elliot: Boy's Basketball, Brooke Elliott: Girl's Basketball, Adriana Perez: Criminal Justice, Tara Drummond: Diamond Darlings, Matt May: Football, Chandler Herman: Nation Honor Society, Ryan McDonnell: Senior Class Council, Jamie Downs: Student Council, Andrew Larson: Student Council, Ethen Campbell: The Locker.

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  • Things to Look Forward to In Fall

    Things to Look Forward to In Fall

    Rachel Petty

    September 9, 2016

      Ah, Fall. It’s a magical time of year that has a perfect ratio of exciting activities and lazy days. The leaves on the trees turn into warm, earthy tones and everything about the atmosphere around us changes. A cool breeze blows through the pumpkin patches and county fairs as we find ourselves in a refreshing state with relaxing temperatures that don’t make our faces melt completely off.... READ MORE »»

  • Students Petition against Annex Parking

    Students Petition against Annex Parking

    Caitlin LaCour

    September 2, 2016

      https://www.change.org/p/autumn-bippert-students-should-not-be-force-to-park-at-the-annex Sign the Petition here Change is arriving at Georgetown High, and many students aren't fans. Questions remain unanswered regarding why exactly student's cannot leave lunch early anymore, having to stay seated until the exact time lunch ends. This used to be more lenient; students could leave... READ MORE »»

  • Iron Man Movie Review: Superhero September

    Iron Man Movie Review: Superhero September

    Grant McGinnity, Superhero September

    September 2, 2016

    Iron Man (2008) was the movie that kicked off Marvel's connected film universe. It was released May 2nd in the USA and was produced by Marvel Studios, directed by John Favereau. Synopsis Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) a genius billionaire, playboy philanthropist is testing weapons in the Middle East when he gets attacked by a terrorist group known as The Ten Rings. Tony found out the terror... READ MORE »»

GHS Homecoming Court 2016

Jordan LaBree

Taylor Elliot: Boy's Basketball, Brooke Elliott: Girl's Basketball, Adriana Perez: Criminal Justice, Tara Drummond: Diamond Darlings, Matt May: Football, Chandler Herman: Nation Honor Society, Ryan McDonnell: Senior Class Council, Jamie Downs: Student Council, Andrew Larson: Student Council, Ethen Campbell: The Locker.

GHS Homecoming Court 2016

Haley VanderHaar

Friday evening (9/16) Jamie Downs won Homecoming Queen, and Ryan McDonnell won Homecoming King. The Georgetown High School Homecoming Court of 2016 was revealed at the community pep rally on Wednesday evening (9/14). For Queen, the court includes: Jamie Downs, Tara Drummond, Taylor Elliott, Brooke Elliott, and Adriana Perez. King court consists of: Ethen Campbell, Andrew Larson, Ryan McDonnell, Matt May, and Chandler Herman.  

September 15, 2016 • 0 comments

The Avengers Movie Review

September 15, 2016

  Avengers was released May 4th 2012. Produced by Marvel Studios and Directed by Joss Whedon, it is the sixth movie in the Marvel universe Synopsis: After the events of...  Read More »

District of Innovation

September 2, 2016

  At their May 16, 2016 meeting, the Georgetown ISD Board of Trustees adopted a resolution to initiate the process of exploring the option of designating GISD as a District...  Read More »

Request for Schedule Change

August 25, 2016

Request for Schedule Change Georgetown High School Date:                                        Student:                                           ...  Read More »

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Things to Look Forward to In Fall

Rachel Petty

  Ah, Fall. It’s a magical time of year that has a perfect ratio of exciting activities and lazy days. The leaves on the trees turn into warm, earthy tones and everything...  Read More »

September 9, 2016 • 0 comments

Advice to Freshmen

August 29, 2016

Starbucks New Pink and Purple Drink

August 29, 2016

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Eagles Swim Their Way To First

Julianna Washburn

  The Georgetown High School Swim team competed against both East View and Meridian for their first tri-meet cup on Friday, September 16th, 5:00 in the evening at the village pool in Georgetown. "Freshmen were enthusiastic, and we loved to see everyone preform for the first time," said senior...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Wildcats Too Wild For JV Blue Football

September 21, 2016

  The sub-varsity football team, JV Blue, traveled on a bus for two hours to arrive in Fredericksburg for their non-district game against the Fredericksburg Billies. The fight was long and hard but within the final 35 seconds, the Battlin' Billies eked out a win over Georgetown, the score resulting...  Read More »

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Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

Akhila Reddy

For many girls, Prom is a night that they want to remember forever -a night that can also end up costing an un-affordable amount of money for some girls. The Ruby Slipper...  Read More »

March 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Prom Tickets Going on Sale

March 21, 2016

Semester Exam Exemption Policy

March 1, 2016

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GHS Homecoming Court 2016

Haley VanderHaar

Friday evening (9/16) Jamie Downs won Homecoming Queen, and Ryan McDonnell won Homecoming King. The Georgetown High School Homecoming Court of 2016 was revealed at the community pep rally on Wednesday evening (9/14). For Queen, the court includes: Jamie Downs, Tara Drummond, Taylor Elliott, Brooke...  Read More »

September 15, 2016 • 0 comments

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Inspect A Gadget

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 »

January 12, 2016 • 0 comments

Apple’s smaller iPhone

December 16, 2015

Apple’s Latest TV

December 4, 2015

Shatter-Proof iPhone?

November 5, 2015

The future is here: self driving cars

October 22, 2015

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Video

It’s A New Day pep rally

First Pep Rally of the year!

Can’t Feel My Face

September 4, 2015

Rollercoaster

September 10, 2014

Red Dirt Music

September 3, 2014

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Jack Box Party Pack 2: Review

Grant McGinnity

So, you're having a party and you have no idea what to do with all your friends. Enter the Jack Box Party Pack 2. The Party Pack is an app available on many home entertainment devices such as the Xbox 360 and One, Playstation 3 and 4, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV. After downloading, the app provides...  Read More »

September 20, 2016 • 0 comments

Recent Features Stories

GHS Homecoming Court 2016

September 15, 2016

Things to Look Forward to In Fall

September 9, 2016

Students Petition against Annex Parking

September 2, 2016

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Captain America Civil War Review: Superhero September

Grant McGinnity, Superhero September

Captain America: Civil War is the 13th Marvel film. Produced by Marvel Studios and directed by Joe and Anthony Russo Synopsis: The Avengers have saved the world numerous times, but this is not without...  Read More »

September 20, 2016 • 0 comments

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

Jack Box Party Pack 2: Review

September 20, 2016

The Avengers Movie Review

September 15, 2016

Behind the Band

September 13, 2016

Iron Man 2 review

September 9, 2016

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TriDay Terror: Bombings and a Stabbing

Caitlin LaCour

  Earlier Saturday, a garbage can exploded near the starting line of a Marine Corps charity run in Seaside Park, New Jersey. Nobody wan injured. Investigators discovered...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Kaepernick Kneels During National Anthem

Haley VanderHaar and Ricky Torres

Colin Kaepernick, NFL QB for the 49ers, knelt during the National Anthem in the preseason game against the Chargers. This game coincided with the Chargers Salute to the Military...  Read More »

September 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Recent News Stories

Republicans and Democrats changing their votes

August 29, 2016

  The 2016 election has been a eventful year for both sides, Democrat and Republican. The Democratic party candidate, Hillary Clinton, was recently under FBI investig...  Read More »

Panama Papers Expose Systemic Corruption

April 7, 2016

Approximately one year ago, an anonymous figure naming himself 'John Doe' contacted a German Newspaper  Süddeutsche Zeitung. He was a whistle blower who had just facilitated the largest leak in modern history, revealing 11.5 million docume...  Read More »

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Editorials

What No One Tells You About Getting Into College

Akhila Reddy

Having just been through the application nightmare that is senior year, I've learned many things about the college application process that I wish I'd known before I sent...  Read More »

April 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Donald Trump Deconstructed

Akhila Reddy

After suffering through months of Donald Trump's shenanigans and watching his inexplicable meteoric rise in the polls to become the Republican front-runner, it's time to address...  Read More »

March 21, 2016 • 0 comments

The Republican presidential candidates are great fun

March 21, 2016

New Security at GHS: Lanyards and Monitors

February 18, 2016

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Billboard Top 3 8/25/16

  Closer- The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey         2. Cheap Thrills- Sia ft. Sean Paul               3. Cold Water- M...  Read More »

August 25, 2016 • 0 comments

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Box office September 16-18

  Sully $22,000,000     Directed by Clint Eastwood Produced by Warner Brother             Blair Witch $9,650,000  Directed by Adam Wingard Produced by Lions Gate           ...  Read More »

September 19, 2016 • 0 comments

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