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Jemiah Clemons

Jemiah Clemons, Opinions Editor

Jemiah Clemons, a senior at NC, joined newspaper due to her love for writing. Life as a high school student causes plenty of stress, but newspaper gives her the break that she desires. Along with writing, Clemons enjoys watching movies, working out, and napping. When awake, you can catch her doing homework or watching RuPaul’s Drag Race. Clemons has a passion for sports and sports medicine and plans on going into this field for a career. 

As Jemiah approaches the end of her high school career, she begins to make plans for college. With the University of Miami being her top school, she continues to work toward the dream of attending. She plans to involve herself around campus and live college life to the fullest.

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Seniors across the nation become young adults one by one throughout their final year of high school. Our culture leads us to look forward to this transition from childhood to adulthood, but this point in life feels surprisingly awkward and anxiety-inducing. Editors from The Chant discuss their experiences so far with this important stage in life and go over the various trials they have experienced and look forward to.

18: now what?

May 12, 2022
The process of finding a therapist can seem daunting, but remains worth the effort required. In this podcast, three high school students discuss their experiences and thoughts around this topic.

Therapy and me

March 14, 2022
Day of the decade

Day of the decade

January 21, 2022
With a new COVID-19 variant, history may repeat itself. At the start of 2022, certain colleges and universities have decided to remain virtual throughout the second semester. This change will potentially transform the lives of current and future college students.

2022 college shutdown

January 21, 2022
Teens reaching toward the future will meet different fates. The wrongful acts of teenagers may severely impact the rest of their lives or they may never face consequences for those acts. White privilege, the school-to-prison pipeline and other factors may determine the future for today’s youth.

The Racist Phase

December 13, 2021
In this month’s playlist selection, The Chant’s staff chose a mix of songs about heartbreak. The works of Summer Walker, Brent Faiyaz and Kanye West dominate this selection. The beautiful melodies and upbeat tempos will hold the attention of the listeners from start to finish. In upcoming months, The Chant plans to follow a theme each month and a selection that reflects it.

[PHOTO] November Playlist

November 11, 2021
At the tail end of the pandemic, workers feel fed up with pay and working conditions. This led to the Great Resignation across various careers and jobs. Restaurants, for example, have gone understaffed and frequently close because of an influx of customers with no staff to serve them. This not only affects small businesses but large corporations as well.

The Great Resignation

October 28, 2021
Today marks the twenty-year anniversary of 9/11. The extensive death and destruction triggered an enormous U.S. effort to combat terrorism. When comparing life in 2001 to 2021, Americans live in a completely different world. Several aspects of daily living have changed and can never go back to the normalcy Americans once knew.

9/11: the aftermath

September 11, 2021
Counselors from all over Cobb County came together to help inform students, staff and parents about anxiety disorders that affect young people. Viewers walked to each table set up outside of the auditorium to talk about anxiety and other types of mental health.  
“The kids will always be our top priority and it’s important that we invest in the future,” NC guidance counselor Michelle Perlin said.

Angst Movie night

March 2, 2020
Students in Ms. Julie Hopp’s anatomy class dissected a sheep’s kidney. The students hope to find and learn about the different parts of the kidney as they study the urinary system. “We do everything on paper in this class and the students are always surprised by seeing an actual organ. It is important for the students to get the hands on experience,” Hopp said.

Kidney dissection

October 21, 2019
Located in Admin. 1, the NC lost and found contains student items. Later this week, any item not claimed will become a donation item for GoodWill. Students make sure to pick up lost items.

Lost and found

September 16, 2019
Will Netflix survive?

Will Netflix survive?

September 4, 2019
Those without parking passes can still buy one. At a price of $50, anyone who can drive can receive a parking spot. For more information, see Ms. Anne Ellis in Admin. 1 or check NC’s website for further details.

Parking into NC

August 19, 2019
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