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The Fight for the Senate Continues

The Fight for the Senate Continues

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor January 5, 2021

It’s a rare predicament in America when the course of the next four years seemingly lie on the backs of two people. And yet, in a time of constant unprecedented situations and political-firsts, this...

Smoothie King Review

Smoothie King Review

Kaleigh Stephens, Staff Writer January 5, 2021

Several times, over Christmas Break, I went to Smoothie King with my friends. With each time being very pleasing indeed. We went to the one-off of Main Street, in Frisco. Where, we would walk...

Meet Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, A Mind Behind the Vaccine

Meet Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, A Mind Behind the Vaccine

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor January 5, 2021

(Photo credit: National Institutes of Health) At this point, every TV in America has become well-acquainted with the easily recognizable face of Dr. Anthony Fauci. The director of the National Institute...

It's Official (Again): Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris Won (Again)

It’s Official (Again): Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris Won (Again)

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor December 15, 2020

(Note: This article is categorized as an Op-Ed. As such, all opinions are that of staff writer Kelsey Byrd’s, and do not reflect the ideas or thoughts of Memorial High School nor the MHS Journalism staff...

Top 10 holiday activities (From home)

Karalyn Brown, Managing Editor December 14, 2020

The holidays are around the corner and this year has been a lot so today I compiled a list of activities that we can still enjoy as we end the year. Host a virtual party  Although we cant...

A Christmas to Look Forward To

A Christmas to Look Forward To

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor December 11, 2020

(Photo caption: Screenshot taking from the Operation's website) A little girl sits hunched over a desk, hand furiously moving across a battered paper as she scribbles down her heart’s greatest wishes...

Secret Santa: Covid Edition

Secret Santa: Covid Edition

Kaleigh Stephens, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

Are you wanting to do a Secret Santa, but in doing so want to remain socially distanced? Well, if so I have an alternative just for you. I recently discovered this website known as, “elfster”,...

Possible COVID Vaccine in the Works

Possible COVID Vaccine in the Works

Kat Ramkumar, Design Editor / Staff Writer December 10, 2020

After waiting for what seems a whole era with the COVID-19 virus, companies Pfizer and BioNTech have released statements concerning the development of a possible vaccine. There are multiple trials being...

Fans of HBO’s Euphoria had a lot to say about this special episode

Karalyn Brown, Managing Editor December 8, 2020

On Sunday December 6th HBO's Euphoria came out with a special episode after a year since the first season originally came out during summer 2019.  Fans of the show had so much to say about this as was...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor December 7, 2020

On December 7th, there’s a certain hush to air. A collective silence as a somber atmosphere settles over America; a fitting quiet as the nation recalls the events that took place just a few decades prior-...

Where Trump Fails, Ex-Presidents Lead

Where Trump Fails, Ex-Presidents Lead

Kelsey Byrd, Managing Editor December 3, 2020

(Note: This article is categorized as an Op-Ed. As such, all opinions are that of staff writer Kelsey Byrd’s, and do not reflect the ideas or thoughts of Memorial High School nor the MHS Journalism staff...

MHS School Store Menu

MHS School Store Menu

December 2, 2020

The School store is now open. We are open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays during passing periods between 1st and 2nd and 3rd and 4th. We are located across from the front office; cash only. You can scan...