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  • New Found Friends

    New Found Friends

    Kelsey Bingham, Staff

    December 26, 2016

    Scientists believe that there are roughly ten million species on Earth. However, they have only identified and named two million. Each year, thousands of new organisms are identified by hard working scientists. To celebrate these accomplishments, The International Institute for Species Exploration (IISE), an...

  • Breaking News Inside CNN

    Breaking News Inside CNN

    November 7, 2016

    As Senora Zalzman fired up Mother Goose, the beloved Pinecrest bus, journalism students along with Mrs. Chwat piled in for their highly anticipated field trip to the CNN center.  The ride was long but passed by briefly as it was, filled with the usual laughter and “chisme” that fills our journa...

  • The Woman in White and Blue

    The Woman in White and Blue

    Lily Starnes, Editor

    October 18, 2016

         The process of becoming a saint is a long and complicated one that begins where the person lived or died. In the case of Mother Teresa, it is the city of Kolkata. She moved there in 1928 after she joined the Loreto order. Nearly twenty years later, while on a train in India, she felt a calling fr...

    Mother Teresa and Pope John Paul II riding the popemobile in Calcutta on February. 3, 1986. Pope John Paul the second was one of Mother Teresa’s fan and supporter in her acts of charity around the world.

  • Behind the Scenes: Fashion Month

    Behind the Scenes: Fashion Month

    Olivia Jenkins, staff

    October 17, 2016

    Behind the Scenes: Fashion Month 10 interesting “behind the scene” facts that you did not know about fashion week! As of right now, the frenzy of fashion month has ended its last week in Paris. Half a year’s worth of planning, including clothing and set design, invitation planning and backstage s...

  • A Trending Turmoil

    A Trending Turmoil

    Olivia Jenkins, Staff Member

    August 29, 2016

    A Trending Turmoil The push for a healthy lifestyle has welcomed an opposedly unhealthy trend. These days, it seems like you have to live on another planet to avoid the concept of wellness. From "foodspirations" on social media to TV segments spotlighting each new diet, we've trained ourselves to a...

    Instead of prioritizing and overlooking individual relations, balancing all areas of life is key to total wellness.

History in the Making

History in the Making

Haley Jones, Staff

Although the MLB integrated long ago, only 25% of players are originally from outside the US, and none were from Africa. Until now. Meet Gift Ngoepe, Pittsburgh Pirates first player born in Africa. He was born in South Af...

July 24, 2017No Comments

Four Years for Loans

Four Years for Loans

Olivia Jenkins, Staff

Whether you support completely free tuition or at least lowered costs, most people growing up in the United States can agree that college level education is too expensive to be fair. With most degrees asking for an average o...

July 23, 2017No Comments

Forgetting the Real Idea of Feminism

Forgetting the Real Idea of Feminism

Maddie McCaffrey, Staff

Equal rights for women is a just cause that many have been pursuing diligently over the years. Women have proven that they are self-sufficient educated people who can provide for themselves and others while performing the...

July 21, 2017No Comments

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Goodbye Turner Hello Suntrust

Goodbye Turner Hello Suntrust

Olivia Jenkins, Staff

The wait was finally over for Braves fans to begin their season at the new Suntrust Park in mid April. But before the celebrations of the night could begin, the stadium experienced its fair share of controversy between th...

July 24, 2017No Comments

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Igniting Passions

Igniting Passions

Haley Jones, Staff

Igniting Passions Pinecrest Academy esteems itself in its copious amounts of community service performed. Students are required a minimum of ten hours a year, but are encouraged to extend their time sp...

December 12, 2016No Comments

Best of D.C

Best of D.C

March 9, 2016

Super Bowl Sadie’s

March 8, 2016

“There’s No Place like Homecoming”

“There’s No Place like Homecoming”

February 1, 2016

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