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Elyssa Abbott

Elyssa Abbott, Editor-in-Chief

Elyssa Abbott, a senior in the Magnet program at North Cobb, joined the newspaper to pursue her dream profession of being a journalist. Youngest of 3, Abbott enjoys spending her free time watching movies, listening to music, and hanging out with her best friends. Traveling is a continuing aspiration for her future. She has already crossed some of her dream destinations off her bucket list. With the Magnet Program, Abbott has already traveled to Costa Rica, Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji. She plans on visiting Europe the summer after her senior year and hopes to study abroad in college.

Abbott’s interests include shopping, trying new coffee shops, and journaling. Working out and hiking are two of her favorite activities. On the weekends she volunteers with children at Northstar Church and spends time with her friends and family. After high school, Abbott hopes to pursue journalism, international studies, traveling, and mission trips, as those are the things she is most passionate about.

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Why to take the vaccine

Why to take the vaccine

January 30, 2021
Vision boards, a simple way to visualize a future that one would like to attract, all too often can become very materialistic. In this example, a career, relationship, and travel have been manifested. Long-term goals, along with a positive mantra, make manifesting become more realistic and attainable.

The myth of manifesting

November 10, 2020
The variety of drinks that Tiktok users have invented provides a unique taste for every kind of Starbucks consumer. Those who do not enjoy a bitter coffee taste, but would still like caffeine can try the Pumpkin Chai Tea Latte for the perfect medium.

Tiktok Starbucks drinks

November 6, 2020
After three months of preaching and teaching in Swaziland, NC alumni Maggie O’Bryan carries her memories of helping people from all walks of life with her. She will bring home these memories from Swaziland, Thailand and Nicaragua, and remember them for a lifetime.

Update: World Race

January 27, 2020
With students from both NC and Georgia Tech coming together to dance for the kids, they raised over $3,000 that will entirely go to CHOA. Through their dancing and fundraising, new friendships were made between high school and college students as they collectively worked towards helping children in need.

Dancing for the kids

January 21, 2020
As the short lunch period comes to an end, students throw out their uneaten food that time did not allow for. The fast-paced lunch proves as just one of the numerous problems that lead to the monstrosity of food waste. Students need an adequate amount of time to consume food to fuel them through the rest of the day, along with decreasing food waste.

The war with food waste

December 4, 2019
The lovely green color of matcha makes the perfect photo opportunity while energizing the body to prepare for the day ahead without the high-energy buzz of coffee drinks.


October 21, 2019
New AP HuG teacher

New AP HuG teacher

August 28, 2019
The students excitedly learn with help from their new teaching aids and supplies as they prepare for their newly hopeful future. “Every single child deserves an education, not only in Ghana but in all areas of the world,” Tubo said. As of now, 80 bookbags and hundreds of school supplies and clothing arrive in Ghana.

Giving for Ghana

August 23, 2019
Buckys Back

Bucky’s Back

April 1, 2019
As prom creeps closer and closer, juniors and seniors frantically schedule last-minute appointments for their night to remember. Students make appointments for nails, hair, and makeup to ensure their pictures turn out as best as possible. T-minus three days until the Golden Gala!

Prom, prom, prom!

March 19, 2019
Tonight, NC’s Varsity soccer team will play against the Marietta Blue Devils at Marietta at 5:30 p.m. Right midfielder and sophomore Mayah Bourne feels nervous, as this competitive game holds high stakes for playoffs. “We beat North Paulding and they have a good reputation, so we need to beat Marietta to increase our chances for playoffs,” Bourne said.

Come support soccer

March 5, 2019
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