• Mr. Harrison Retires from Northgate High School

    Mr. Harrison Retires from Northgate High School

    E’Mari Coggins and Sarah McPhillips

    May 30, 2017

    Mr. Harrison has been an amazing inspiration and a great leader to all the students at Northgate High School. He is known as someone you can go to and ask for help, and also, one who will share a joke with students. In the years Mr. Harrison has been at Northgate, he has been a remarkable leader. After spending sixteen years at Northgate, however, Mr...

  • Mrs. Barber: An Inspiration

    Mrs. Barber: An Inspiration

    Robyn Clarke, Editor

    May 26, 2017

    On May 2nd, Northgate Literature teacher Susan Barber was named Coweta County Teacher of the Year. The award was voted on by teachers of each school in Coweta County, and from there, each candidate submitted an essay and was interviewed by a select panel of educators. The panel selected their top three finalists for the award, and Mrs. Barber was dete...

  • Musical Mutations

    Musical Mutations

    Cameron Williams, staff writer

    May 18, 2017

    Music is a wonderful, wholly human thing; music changes as we change, and music can be entirely disparate, or deviously subtle. The changes exist between albums, bands, and locale. Often musicians bring very personalized sounds that they have contributed to bands in the past. Musicians also tend to draw inspiration from groups that they adored while t...

  • Pepsi’s Costly PR Blunder

    Pepsi’s Costly PR Blunder

    Chris Gaydon, staff writer

    May 11, 2017

    Pepsi is one of the most recognizable brands in the world, and for good reason. Refreshing Pepsi products are sold all around the world and anyone you ask is likely to know the famous cola brand. Pepsi’s most recent commercial, however, has made them even more famous for reasons that are less than desirable.    This latest video advertisement, whic...

  • Tim Tebow Continues to Inspire With His Latest Book, Shaken

    Tim Tebow Continues to Inspire With His Latest Book, Shaken

    Robyn Clarke, Editor

    May 3, 2017

    Note: Teachers have often told me not to refer to an author by his first name. I have been blessed, however, to meet and get to know Tim, which is why this book is very special to me, so forgive me for breaking a cardinal rule of formal writing: the author of Shaken is known as Tim to me. In his latest book, Shaken: Discovering Your Identity in the Midst of Lif...

  • 9 to 5 the Musical; Coming to Life on Stage

    9 to 5 the Musical; Coming to Life on Stage

    Kate Wisenbaker, Co-Associate editor

    May 2, 2017

      Northgate High School recently put on a production of 9 to 5. The musical 9 to 5, which describes the lives of three women who endure a “sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot” for a boss (which happens to be dialog taken from the original cinematic production of 9 to 5). They quickly devise a plan to enact justice, and soon the...

  • Tale as Old as Time Retold

    Tale as Old as Time Retold

    Anna Davis, Co-Associate editor

    May 2, 2017

    This March, a new movie was added to the already extensive Disney vault, Beauty and the Beast. I know what you are thinking; Beauty and the Beast came out years ago. I am not talking about the animated version that wore out our VCRs; I am talking about an even better version of the “Tale as Old as Time.” The new live-action adaptation, directed b...

  • Like, a Totally Radical Comeback

    Like, a Totally Radical Comeback

    Marissa Shanko, Associate Editor

    April 24, 2017

    Bright, colorful legs decorate the halls of Northgate High School as many of the students follow the crazy legging fad, bringing back whimsical trends of the 80s. These leggings have been seen in neon colors, tie dye, and decorated with abstract shapes. Jane Fonda made bold legwear look good in 1982, with the release of her famous workout video. Wh...

  • Make the World a Better Place

    Make the World a Better Place

    Rachel Ashton, Co-Associate editor

    April 20, 2017

    The Earth is a wondrous place full of natural beauty and magnificence. What happens when our planet’s most wonderful features are not given the proper care? Well, pollution is a major problem for society as a whole. Nuclear waste is being dumped into rivers, smog fills the air, and trash litters the streets. Something has to change and people need t...

  • Northgate Sweeps the County-Level Young Georgia Authors Contest

    Northgate Sweeps the County-Level Young Georgia Authors Contest

    Bella Trimmer, Staff Writer

    April 20, 2017

    While the winners at the state level have not been released yet, county level winners for the Young Georgia Authors Competition have been disclosed. Public school students in grades K-12 all throughout the state entered their writings, but only one winner will be chosen per grade level. Unlike many other writing contests, the Young Georgia Authors compe...

Manchester, England Comes Together After Attack

Manchester, England Comes Together After Attack

Robyn Clarke, Editor

On Monday, May 22nd, at approximately 10:30 P.M., minutes after Ariana Grande finished her set and just as concertgoers were leaving Manchester Arena, a bomb was detonated, creating a frenzied panic as th...

May 26, 2017

Terrorist Attacks Becoming Mundane?

Terrorist Attacks Becoming Mundane?

Fiona Magee, staff writer

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 there was a terrorist attack in London, England.   Photo courtesy of CNN. Five people were killed and at least twenty-eight people injured and six still in critical ...

May 18, 2017

The End of an Era

The End of an Era

Hiram Brambila, Co-Associate Editor

Since March 30, 2017, people passing the demolished Chick-Fil-A Dwarf House in Newnan, GA have felt a sense of nostalgia for simple, sit-down family dinners. Others, however, are looking forward to an updat...

May 18, 2017

Pregnant Duo Become Youtube Famous

Pregnant Duo Become Youtube Famous

Sarah McPhillips, Co-Associate Editor

An average giraffe is pregnant for about fourteen to fifteen months, but in April’s case it’s going on sixteen months. April is a giraffe at the Animal Adventure Park located in Harpursville, New Yo...

May 17, 2017

New Legoland Bungalows

New Legoland Bungalows

Morgan Kieffer, staff writer

Legoland Florida's recent demand has given the park the need to extend its hotel accommodations by building the newest extension of the Lego family called the Legoland Beach Retreat. This new resort is loc...

May 17, 2017

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Tim Tebow Continues to Inspire With His Latest Book, Shaken

Tim Tebow Continues to Inspire With His Latest Book, Shaken

Robyn Clarke, Editor

Note: Teachers have often told me not to refer to an author by his first name. I have been blessed, however, to meet and get to know Tim, which is why this book is very specia...

May 3, 2017

Northgate Sweeps the County-Level Young Georgia Authors Contest

Northgate Sweeps the County-Level Young Georgia Authors Contest

Bella Trimmer, Staff Writer

While the winners at the state level have not been released yet, county level winners for the Young Georgia Authors Competition have been disclosed. Public school students in grade...

April 20, 2017

The Young Georgia Authors Contest

The Young Georgia Authors Contest

Chris Gaydon, Staff Writer

The Young Georgia Authors Contest (YGA) is a writing competition designed to help writers of all ages express and exercise their passion for and skill in writing, and to ce...

April 10, 2017

The Process Behind Banning Books

The Process Behind Banning Books

Kate Wisenbaker, Co- Associate editor

Why are books banned? Is it for use of inappropriate language or maybe for inappropriate sexual scenes? Or maybe the book in question is not appropriate for a high school r...

April 10, 2017

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Staff Profile

Brenia Hopkins
Brenia Hopkins

Editor

Senior and editor of the 2017 Crimson Times Brenia Hopkins is in her third  year of  journalism. Next year, she plans to go to school for massage therapy.  Brenia attends church every Sunday and als...

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Bella Trimmer

Co-Associate Editor

Bella Trimmer is a freshman staff writer for the Crimson Times. Her hobbies include writing both stories and poetry; she also hopes to publish a few short stories or a collection of poems when she’s older. On...

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Ansley Berry
Ansley Berry

Associate Editor

Junior Ansley Berry is a student athlete, who has been in the Journalism program for 3 years. Whenever she isn’t playing volleyball, she is either singing  or obsessing over llamas. Her outgoing and a...

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Cameron Williams, staff writer
Cameron Williams

staff writer

Cameron Williams is a sophomore at Northgate High School. He’s literarily and dexterously inclined and spends much of his time studying for school, daydreaming on whatever thoughts fly into his mind, and...

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Justyce Clanton

Senior Editor

Justyce Clanton has served in a leadership position for Journalism over the past two years. As she approaches her senior year, Justyce is serving as the Senior Editor for the first semester journalism c...

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Sasha Morawietz, staff writer
Sasha Morawietz

staff writer

Sasha Morawietz is a freshman at Northgate High School. She enjoys playing softball and hanging out with friends. She hopes to pursue a career in journalism, specifically a news anchor, or political sci...

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Grand Slam at SunTrust Park

Grand Slam at SunTrust Park

Ansley Berry, Associate Editor

The Atlanta Braves ended their 2016 season with many wins, memories, and accomplishments; now it’s time for them to move on...

May 12, 2017

Northgate Tennis Team is Making History

Northgate Tennis Team is Making History

Alexa Wilder, Associate Editor

The Northgate Tennis Teams are swinging their way to the top!  The girls and boys Northgate teams both qualified for Region. The ...

May 11, 2017

Madness in March

Madness in March

Hiram Brambila, staff writer

On April 3, 2017, ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) powerhouse, the North Carolina Tar Heels won the March Madness tournament. T...

May 3, 2017

Bald Baseball Players

Bald Baseball Players

Hiram Brambila, Staff Writer

Northgate Varsity baseball players are not quite certain when the varsity tradition started, but they know what it means. Most a...

April 12, 2017

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