The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

The Pirateer

The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

The Pirateer

The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

The Pirateer

Enjoying conversation… Patrick Harbin, Trey Garner and Dez Thomas share stories and time after small group.
No Off Season means more than just a gym to its community
Signing Sleigh… Emma Delamore practices signing “Jingle Bells” in ASL. She learned how to sign sleigh and horse.
ASL club impacts Fairhope students
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Sing along… The members of J.E.R.I. sing “Valerie” by Amy Winehouse as the crowd does background vocals. Eden Brown, J.R. Owens and Raul Jim Coman joked and  told stories with crowd interactions.
Local band blows crowd away
Presley Hughes, reporter
Still smiling… Even after a loss Ann Haven Sherrell, Ann Clark Smurda, Peyton Davis, Sadie Sparks and Mary Marshall Roberts support their teammates. The Lady Pirates congratulated Oak Mountain and ended their night with a team huddle.
Varsity girls soccer plays season opener
Warming up… Justin Carlson warms up with his teammates. They prepared for their match.
Fairhope Boys Wrestling Team competes against Foley
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Warm up wonders… Lillian Moreno exercises and gets fit doing push ups. Push ups increased her core strength and defined her arm muscles.
Opinion
Working out increases overall health
Haley Gunther, reporter • February 29, 2024

by Haley Gunther, reporter People should work out more instead of lying around increasing health issues.Working out improves the body. By working out bones and muscles increasingly get stronger and reduce...

Pink Products… Items such as lipstick and perfume have unnecessary taxes. Photo by Grace Xu/The Varsity.
Opinion
Pink Tax unjustly upcharges women
Ellie Boyer, reporter • February 26, 2024

by Ellie Boyer, reporter How can a simple color affect a life? Pink Tax is a tax placed on women’s products, causing women to pay more for everyday items. This tax is unfair in today’s society.  Hannah...

Stressed about the test… Students become more anxious as they don’t know what answer to pick on their test. They walked away from the test rethinking everything that they did wrong. Photo by collegeprep.uworld
Opinion
Academic performance extends beyond test scores
Ann Clark-Smurda, reporter • January 30, 2024

by Ann Clark-Smurda Students' grades should resemble more of what they know and understand, not what they memorize.  In a world focused on academic performance, it's time to reconsider the emphasis...

Students learn in a comfortable environment. Looping has improved students’ educational outcome. Photo taken from Rockefeller Institute of Government
Opinion
Looping benefits education
Riley Wootten, reporter • January 30, 2024

Where friendship and education intertwine by Riley Wootten, reporter The Looping Process is an important method of education and should be applied to more schools. Students transition through 28 to 32...

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Review
Circe: a character finds self-worth
Presley Hughes, reporter • February 27, 2024

by Presley Hughes, reporter Circe, Madeline Miller’s 2018 number one New York Times bestselling novel, is about the Greek goddess Circe, daughter of Perse, an ocean nymph and Helios, god of the sun....

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