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Dragon Spirit

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Dragon Spirit

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Prepping for College
Prepping for College
Celia Heffernan, Staff Writer • April 3, 2024

             There are many factors and moving parts when prepping for college. You can start as early as sophomore year by taking the ACT or SAT, or all 4 years making sure you have a strong transcript. But the true prep begins junior year.   You start by taking tours of schools you are interested in, whether that is in person or a virtual tour. There you will learn all about what the school offers. The tour is important because if the tour is not that detailed and good quality, it...

The Art of Procrastination
The Art of Procrastination
Addison Brady, Staff Writer

How many of you have seen a procrastinator and thought, “I want to be like them. I want to learn how to put off my work until the last possible second and master the art of cramming it the night before...

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The Dangerous Roads of Memphis
Kaleigh Cook, Staff Writer

While driving on any highways or main roads since the major snowstorm, the roads have been completely ruined much more than how they were before. Lately, it’s been causing serious problems on the roadways-...

A Guide to Sarah J. Maas
A Guide to Sarah J. Maas
Addison Brady, Staff Writer

Sarah J. Maas is very well-known in the book community for writing high-stakes fantasy fiction. Especially prominent is her A Court of Thorns and Roses series, though her other two series have their own...

Getting to Class on Time
Getting to Class on Time
Addison Brady, Staff Writer

CHS has been implementing new tardy protocols and rigidly sticking to them. While the strict rules may be good for preventing skipping, what about those of us who aren’t skipping but genuinely can’t...

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The Tortured Poets Department
Jahnvi Bhatt, Staff Writer

Taylor Swift's 11th album, "The Tortured Poets Department," or "TTPD" for short, will be released on April 19. During her acceptance speech for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 2024 Grammy Awards, she made...

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Baseball in the Ville is Back!
Markayla Ewing, Staff Writer • March 4, 2024

It’s official! The diamond dragons are back in action! Dragon fans are eager and prepared to be back at Patriot Bank Park to watch some spring ball!   On Saturday, February 24th, the Collierville Dragons baseball team launched the season...

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The Dangerous Roads of Memphis
Kaleigh Cook, Staff Writer

While driving on any highways or main roads since the major snowstorm, the roads have been completely ruined much more than how they were before....

Getting to Class on Time
Getting to Class on Time
Addison Brady, Staff Writer

CHS has been implementing new tardy protocols and rigidly sticking to them. While the strict rules may be good for preventing skipping, what...

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Phone Usage at Collierville High School
Aubree Hastings, News Editor

CHS is a great school with amazing teachers, but maybe us students tend to rely on our phone a little too much, especially when it comes to socializing....

Sociocultural Bandwagoning
Sociocultural Bandwagoning
Amery Shive, Head Editor • October 27, 2023

If you watched students enter the school in the morning, you would see that many of them will be holding a caffeinated drink. This caused the impression that the students at Collierville high school were all facing a caffeine addiction. After further...

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Why Friends is the Best TV Show
Charlotte Simmons, Staff Writer

Friends is one of the most beloved tv shows of all time. It has been over 25 years since the show first aired, but it remains popular. Here are...

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Why Halloween Shouldn't Be Worshipped
Jason Dockstader, Head Editor

Boo If you were just horrified, you’ve successfully been brainwashed. October has been coined the “month of spooks” when in reality...

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Faulty Seminar and How to Fix It
Amery Shive, Head Editor

Since the 2022-2023 school year, Collierville High School has run on a block schedule. This means students have 5 blocks per semester, including...

Book Releases of 2024
Book Releases of 2024
Addison Brady, Staff Writer • March 25, 2024

This year it feels like we’ve had a surplus of new book releases—continuations of series, debut novels, new books from notable authors. With...

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Beyoncé Goes Country
Cameron Mitchell, Head Editor • March 6, 2024

Beyoncé. Most know the iconic name. Millions have bought her records; millions have seen her perform. For several decades, she has established...

Superbowl Setlist
Superbowl Setlist
Annalise Argiro February 5, 2024

The Super Bowl is taking place on February 11th   in Las Vegas, Nevada. The big game will feature the Kansas City Chiefs vs the San Francisco...

The Art of Procrastination
The Art of Procrastination
Addison Brady, Staff Writer • March 25, 2024

How many of you have seen a procrastinator and thought, “I want to be like them. I want to learn how to put off my work until the last possible...

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A Rat Shaped Hole
Sid Gullet, Staff Writer • February 2, 2024
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What Happens When AI Inspires a Screenplay
Mae Jostes, Humor Editor • December 12, 2023
Prepping for College
Prepping for College
Celia Heffernan, Staff Writer • April 3, 2024

             There are many factors and moving parts when prepping for college. You can start as early as sophomore year by taking...

Book Releases of 2024
Book Releases of 2024
Addison Brady, Staff Writer • March 25, 2024

This year it feels like we’ve had a surplus of new book releases—continuations of series, debut novels, new books from notable authors. With...

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The Dangerous Roads of Memphis
Kaleigh Cook, Staff Writer • February 20, 2024

While driving on any highways or main roads since the major snowstorm, the roads have been completely ruined much more than how they were before....

The Dragon's Den - Ep. 1
In our debut episode, DSN head editors Bailee and Emma talk about concert etiquette, outrageous ticket prices, Harry Styles's tour, the on-stage persona of Matt Healy, and Billie Eilish fans.
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Athlete Spotlight: Elijah Lussier
Athlete Spotlight: Elijah Lussier
Markayla Ewing, Staff Writer • February 5, 2024

Elijah Lussier is a senior basketball player sitting at the overwhelming height of 6’9. Yes, I know… he’s gigantic. Elijah is a center...

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Spotlight: Joakim Dodson
Kaya Tucker, Sports Editor

With September coming to an end, one dragon in particular at Collierville High School has been a colossal standout in our athletics department....

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Spotlight: Mrs. Bell
Aubree Hastings, News Editor

Ms. Bell is a student-loving teacher who accepts anyone for who they are, she has impacted this school by teaching US history, running prom committee,...

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