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The ISPs, Internet, VPNs, and Advertisers- What You Need to Know

The Internet- just about everybody uses it, or has at least once. It's a tool to find information and entertainment, but also can be used for illegal activity- the Deep Web, for example, is a place where people can purchase illegal drugs, high-powered weapons of destruction such as bombs and RPGs, and illegal pornography. The internet can be a dangerous...

  • The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

    The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

    Grant McGinnity

    April 20, 2017

    Recently, the sequel to 2015's Star Wars Battlefront was announced via trailer to be releasing November 17th. In previous articles I've praised the original series made by Pandemic in the mid 2000's (See top 5 Star Wars Games), and criticized the other made by EA in 2015 for its expensive add-on's, poor gameplay and lack of content. Though the 2015 game was overall viewed as okay or bad by fans, but...

  • Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

    Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

    Caitlin LaCour

    April 5, 2017

    Superhero movies have become wildly popular in the last decade. Practically everyone has seen one of the many that come out each year- from the gritty Dark Knight series to the campy X-men franchise. However, these are the worst of the genre. 4. Guardians of the Galaxy When I heard all the heaps of praise this movie received and still gets, I am honestly astonished. This movie, released in 2014 by Marvel, starred Chris Pratt as cookie-cutter characte...

  • 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...

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 3, 2017No Comments

South Hall class room relocations

South Hall class room relocations

January 3, 2017

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

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...

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...

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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 24, 2017No Comments

Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

December 1, 2016

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

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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 27, 2017No Comments

Yearbook Senior Ads

November 14, 2016

Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

March 28, 2016

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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 15, 2017No Comments

Super Bowl 51

February 13, 2017

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 7, 2017No Comments

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Top Lists

Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

Caitlin LaCour

Superhero movies have become wildly popular in the last decade. Practically everyone has seen one of the many that come out each year- from the gritty Dark Knight series to...

April 5, 2017

What’s Coming Out in 2017

What’s Coming Out in 2017

January 5, 2017

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

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The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

Grant McGinnity

Recently, the sequel to 2015's Star Wars Battlefront was announced via trailer to be releasing November 17th. In previous articles I've praised the original series made by Pandemic in the mid 2000's (See top 5 Star Wars Games), and criticized the other made by EA in 2015 for its expensive add-on's, poor...

April 20, 2017No Comments

Recent Features Stories

Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

April 5, 2017

Kong Skull Island Review

Kong Skull Island Review

March 22, 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

March 20, 2017

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The State of the White House

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...

February 13, 2017No Comments

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 26, 2017No Comments

Recent News Stories

What is “Fake News”?

What is “Fake News”?

January 13, 2017

  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...

Fort Lauderdale Mass Shooting

Fort Lauderdale Mass Shooting

January 11, 2017

  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....

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The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

The New “Star Wars Battlefront 2”

Grant McGinnity

Recently, the sequel to 2015's Star Wars Battlefront was announced via trailer to be releasing November 17th. In previous articles I've praised the original series made by Pandemic in the mid 2000's (See...

April 20, 2017No Comments

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

Top 4 Worst Superhero Movies of All Time

April 5, 2017

Kong Skull Island Review

Kong Skull Island Review

March 22, 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

Marvel’s Iron Fist Review

March 20, 2017

Logan- Movie Review

Logan- Movie Review

March 3, 2017

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Editorials

Asylum Seekers- Immigration following the rise of ISIS to Western countries

Asylum Seekers- Immigration following the rise of ISIS to Western countries

Grant McGinnity

Ever since the 9/11 and the rise of radical Islamic terrorism in the Middle East, the world has been a very different place. President Bush (W), in retaliation to these attacks,...

April 24, 2017No Comments

Hypocrisy against the generations

Hypocrisy against the generations

  In this article, I will rant incoherently with no particular shape or order, as well as generalize generations. This a disclaimer. Don't say I didn't warn you. Let's...

April 20, 2017No Comments

What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

February 7, 2017

Into the Woods 2017

Into the Woods 2017

February 7, 2017

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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 20, 2017No Comments

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Box Office April 21-23, 2017

Box Office April 21-23, 2017

              The Fate of the Furious $38,682,095 Directed F Gary Grey and produced by Universal. The Fast family...

April 24, 2017No Comments

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