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  • Night to Shine, Spreading the Light

    Night to Shine, Spreading the Light

    Laurel Hannah, Writer

    February 14, 2017

    Night to Shine, hosted by churches all over the world on February 10th every year, is a prom-like event for teenagers with special needs. Tim Tebow, a famous athlete formerly of the University of Florida and the Denver Broncos and currently playing minor league baseball, came up with the idea for Night to Shine in 2010, to help spread kindness, love, and joy to the people who need it most. Night to Shine is an... READ MORE »»

  • Valentine’s Day Swing Dance

    Valentine’s Day Swing Dance

    Madison Quick, Photographer

    February 13, 2017

    Tri-M Honors Society and SGA held a swing dance on February 11th to commemorate Valentine's Day.

  • Ryan Williams: A Semester with the Senate

    Ryan Williams: A Semester with the Senate

    Anna Deaton, Writer

    February 3, 2017

    It’s a tradition that has been around since 1829. Senate Pages were originally around 12 years old and came from struggling families that needed the income from the Senate. Today, Pages are high school juniors from all 50 states. They are sponsored by a senator and serve to deliver correspondence, as well as other legislative material, while also attending the Senate Page School. This past fall sem... READ MORE »»

  • National Signing Day 2017

    National Signing Day 2017

    Morgan Hargrove, Writer

    February 2, 2017

    Every year, on February 1st, is National Signing Day. All across the nation, senior athletes are chosen by colleges to sign for scholarships and participate their athletic programs. Out of over a million students, about 73,000 are picked. That's a 6% chance! Today, a full gym watched as five students were all signed into different colleges. Brad Anderson (MTSU), A.J. Harris (University of Mississ... READ MORE »»

  • Winter Guard Balances on First Place

    Winter Guard Balances on First Place

    Matthew Enfinger, Writer

    January 31, 2017

    Students participating in the Winter Guard at Bob Jones have been preparing for their first competition at Lawrence County High School since January 5th. Their show, entitled Balancing Act, goes through acts of balancing that is not limited physically, but mentally, and spiritually balanced as well. On Saturday, they performed at 6:15 and placed first out of five with a score of 56.75. The Winter... READ MORE »»

The Future of the Madison Square Mall

The Future of the Madison Square Mall

Andrew Cathey, Writer

Until smartphones and social media were the most popular way to connect with others, malls provided one of the best ways to socialize. Since the beginning of their populari...  Read More »

Feb 24

Executive Order 13769, Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry

Executive Order 13769, Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry

Matthew Enfinger, Writer

January 27, 2017, Trump signed Executive Order 13769, entitled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States. The document actively suspends the U.S Refugee ...  Read More »

Feb 21

  • Education in the Hands of the Public February 14, 2017
  • Birmingham: Welcome to All February 10, 2017
  • BJ Students March for Life February 6, 2017

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Bob Jones Cheer Goes to Nationals!

Bob Jones Cheer Goes to Nationals!

Sarah Lovelady, Writer

The Bob Jones Cheer team headed to Nationals and were ready to win. The UCA championship took place in Orlando at the ESPN Wide World of Sports. The National High School Chee...  Read More »

Feb 15

What to Expect during Bball Playoffs: Evolution

What to Expect during Bball Playoffs: Evolution

Ethan Worcester, Writer

It's a big week for Bob Jones basketball as both varsity teams head to Hanceville for play-offs. The varsity boys will play Vestavia Hills after defeating Sparkman on Saturday,...  Read More »

Feb 13

New England Patriots: GOAT?

New England Patriots: GOAT?

Noah Vermillion, Writer

The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons met in Super Bowl LI (51). The Patriots pulled off a fourth quarter comeback and defeated the Falcons 34-28. Bob Jones...  Read More »

Feb 7

  • Love to Toss, Hope to Catch February 3, 2017
  • Switching Gears, Swishing Hoops January 27, 2017
  • Girls Soccer: Road to State January 25, 2017
  • The Track Team: Sprinting to the Finish January 21, 2017
  • Bowling Team Needs YOU January 20, 2017

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Is Your Outward Appearance Important?

Is Your Outward Appearance Important?

Savannah Plume, Writer

Parents have told a large majority of us to, "Go take a shower,"or have asked, “Did you even brush your hair today?” As a child, I always found these comments to be annoying, especi...  Read More »

Feb 17

What’s Wrong With Valentine’s Day

What’s Wrong With Valentine’s Day

Trevor Stewart, Writer

Many holidays have dark origins and Valentine’s Day is no exception to that rule. Considering the large turnout for the women’s marches not too long ago, it seems extra ironic th...  Read More »

Feb 14

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