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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...

  • 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...

  • Into the Woods 2017

    Into the Woods 2017

    February 7, 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 Riding Hood", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "Rapunzel", and "Cinderella", as well as several others. The...

  • The Emoji Movie: A Manifesto

    The Emoji Movie: A Manifesto

    Caitlin LaCour

    January 26, 2017

    If you close your eyes and deeply inhale the scent of dry erase markers and musty old men cologne, you can almost see the board room that created this travesty of an idea. "What do kids today like? What is considered... hip?" The middle aged man chuckles to himself at the use of 'Millennial slang', patting himself on the back. "I'll tell you what kids like, Bill," a balding man in a suit said,...

  • Georgetown Eagles vs. East View Patriots Soccer

    Georgetown Eagles vs. East View Patriots Soccer

    Haley VanderHaar

    January 26, 2017

      Georgetown Lady Eagles Soccer will face off against the rivalry team, the Patriots, on Wednesday, January 25th at East View. Varsity Lady Eagles lost to the Patriots once the previous year, but won the second time-around. Tonight, the Lady Eagles will go head to head against the Patriots at their home stadium at 5:30 and 7:15pm. Last night (Tuesday, the 24th), Eagle Varsity soccer faced...

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 ...

January 3No Comments

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...

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT 2016

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT 2016

November 4

  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....

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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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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...

November 14No Comments

Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

March 28

Prom Tickets Going on Sale

Prom Tickets Going on Sale

March 21

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Super Bowl 51

Brax & Dean

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...

February 13No Comments

Georgetown Eagles vs. East View Patriots Soccer

Georgetown Eagles vs. East View Patriots Soccer

January 26

  Georgetown Lady Eagles Soccer will face off against the rivalry team, the Patriots, on Wednesday, January 25th at East View. Varsity Lady Eagles lost to the Patriots once the previous year, but won the second time-around. Tonight, the Lady Eagles will go head to head against the Patriots at...

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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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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...

January 12No Comments

Apple’s smaller iPhone

Apple’s smaller iPhone

December 16

Apple’s Latest TV

Apple’s Latest TV

December 4

Shatter-Proof iPhone?

Shatter-Proof iPhone?

November 5

The future is here: self driving cars

The future is here: self driving cars

October 22

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The Lego Batman Movie-Review

The Lego Batman Movie-Review

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 ...

February 15No Comments

Recent Features Stories

What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

February 7

Into the Woods 2017

Into the Woods 2017

February 7

The Emoji Movie: A Manifesto

The Emoji Movie: A Manifesto

January 26

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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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The Lego Batman Movie-Review

The Lego Batman Movie-Review

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 i...

February 15No Comments

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

What’s wrong with modern day “kids show”

February 7

The Emoji Movie: A Manifesto

The Emoji Movie: A Manifesto

January 26

Assassin’s Creed Movie Review

Assassin’s Creed Movie Review

January 20

The problem with Video Games

The problem with Video Games

January 9

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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 2/17

Billboard Top 3 2/17

Shape Of You Ed Sheeran Bad And Boujee Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert I Don't Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) Zayn / Taylor Swift ...

February 17No Comments

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Box office 2/17-19/2017

Box office 2/17-19/2017

  The Lego Batman Movie $32,655,114 Produced by Warner Brothers and directed by Chris McKay. Batman learns how to be part of a family again after adopting an orphan...

February 23No Comments

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