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Callie Kinsinger

Callie Kinsinger, Features Editor

Callie Kinsinger is a sophomore at NC. She joined The Chant because of her love for writing, and hopes to excel so she can find what she does best. She enjoys going to school because she likes to work and learn around other people. 

 She spends most of her time at dance, but makes time to read and listen to music. Not only does she listen to music, but she makes her own through playing the piano and sometimes the guitar. She always looks forward to traveling to new places and meeting new people. Kinsinger is currently exploring different classes to find her interests so she can attend a fitting college. Currently, she is interested in careers in public relations.

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U.S. state Senate runoff elections will occur December 6, causing a virtual learning day for Cobb County schools. Teachers will hand out assignments on the previous day, December 5 to continue the learning process the following day, even through online means. Less than two weeks of the semester remain, creating the perfect chance for students to catch up on outstanding assignments.

Virtual School Day

December 5, 2022
NC homecoming became an event for numerous to look forward to. Before the dance, students met to take group pictures and have meals. Popular places to take pictures included downtown Kennesaw and downtown Acworth. Students enjoyed posting looking their best prior to the dance as they felt confident in the way they looked on social media.

NC 2022 Homecoming

October 20, 2022
Sweet 16 themes commonly include nighttime in a famous city and a fancy setting such as a ball and slumber parties. The decoration and attendance attire varies depending on each theme and what the planner desires. Featuring a variety of games and food allows all guests satisfaction and an enjoyable time.

The sweetest birthday

October 4, 2022
Makeup serves as an intricate, time-passing activity that can occupy both makeup artists and amateurs who create their own makeup looks. It involves a high level of artistry and creativity, resulting in detailed creations. Skilled makeup artists put intense passion into their work and take pride in their work, giving them confidence.

The lipstick effect

September 23, 2022
Along with traditional practices of zen, other crafts and activities can give a person peace. Sand gardens and hobbies such as painting also bring waves of serenity and calmness. Taking ones mind off of stressful situations and negative thoughts can return the feeling of living in the moment.

The truths of zen

August 25, 2022
Marching band provides satisfactory exercise and serves as a healthy activity for high school students. Marching with no instruments can focus on strict exercise and production, rather than the sounds of the music. “I feel like I would be more healthy and strong if I’m totally focusing on my physical exercise rather than focusing on how good my playing sounds. I think the rest of the band would appreciate the harsh exercise to help us be more fit,” freshman Victor Aguilar said.

A new marching band

March 31, 2022
During the four years that one attends high school, striving to achieve popularity often crosses the mind. With trends constantly evolving, maintaining ones popularity can quickly become exhausting. In 2022 alone, teenagers begin to conform to five unique trends. “I think changing trends makes it harder because if a specific style is trending and people go out to buy all the clothes for that style, then it stops trending and a completely different thing is trending. Those people are still stuck with all these things they’ll never wear or use again,” freshman Zaria Jordan said.

Top 5 2022 trends

March 28, 2022
Redtop Mountain State Park, pictured in the photo, borders Lake Allatoona. Leading to both a lake and the top of a mountain, travelers can stay and enjoy the hikes in the recently built cabins. “Redtop is a really nice local spot to go hiking and camping. There’s a lot of wildlife which is really cool and they have lots of different trails. The lake is pretty to look at especially during the summer because people like to go down to kayak or canoe,” freshman Josephine Green said.

The peaks of hiking

February 17, 2022
NC varsity girls and boys soccer teams play against Lassiter at NC tonight. After a devastating loss at their first game, they hope to prove themselves by winning tonight. “We have been working on shooting and hopefully we can beat Lassiter tonight at the game,” varsity player freshman Camryn Zwang said.

Soccer game at Lassiter

January 27, 2022
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