The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

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The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

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The Student News Site of Fairhope High School

The Pirateer

Starting fresh... The UAB campus invites new students.

Submitted Photo.

Experts aid students’ search for college

Jillian Surla, reporter February 9, 2023

So it's time to apply to college... By Jillian Surla, reporter When staring down the rabbit hole traditionally known as finding and applying to college, some students end up freezing. Some may turn around...

Decades day... Seniors Ava Hedge, Sydnee Cantley, Ashton Lamarr and Ellery Scott showcase their decade-inspired outfits.

SGA prepares homecoming festivities

Lulu Cowden, reporter October 13, 2022

Garden of Glamour: Homecoming 2022 by Lulu Cowden, reporter As SGA prepares for Homecoming week, sponsor Erin Hendricks and SGA leaders agree it is all fun but intense preparation is involved. While...

Go Gold... students in A. Hobarts online news and yearbook class show their support for childhood cancer awareness.

Baldwin County wears gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Ellery Scott, editor in chief September 30, 2022

Go Gold: Students, Faculty, Staff support cause by Ellery Scott, editor in chief FAIRHOPE, Ala.--On September 28, schools in Baldwin County wore gold to raise awareness for childhood cancer. Baldwin...

Lying flat... caricature of business man tireless takes a break from the long day. Members of society felt the same exhaustion. Photo taken from British Broadcasting Corporation.

Lying flat: Chinese cultural dilemma applicable to local students

A.C. Ahrendt, reporter September 23, 2022

Adolescents execute their personal rights of lying flat by A.C. Ahrendt, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala.-- Beginning in April 2021, lying flat, a cultural movement in China, calls out the academic performance...

History lesson... Eskridge talks with students before class starts. He has loved his time as an educator.

History teacher inspires students

Hayden Self, reporter September 16, 2022

Teacher Spotlight: Bennie Eskridge by Hayden Self, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala.--Students love history teacher Bennie Eskridge who teaches many different subjects, but history is his favorite. Eskridge...

Hello Birmingham... Emily Allen tours for potential colleges. She has never missed an opportunity to explore. Submitted photo.

Student Emily Allen does it all

Mackenzie Bowman-Todd, reporter September 13, 2022

Student Spotlight: Emily Allen by Mackenzie Bowman-Todd, reporter FAIRHOPE, Ala.-- Student Emily Allen does it all from National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Key Club, French Club, Art Club, National...

Fun times... Laughing at the lunch table sophomores Quinton Stratton, Aiden Blackburn and Geof Buckley discuss how their first days have gone. The boys enjoyed spending their free time with each other.

Pirates wrap up first week

Fairhope High School starts new school year on a positive note by Ellery Scott, editor in chief FAIRHOPE, Ala.--High school students and teachers started the first week of the 2022-2023 school year....

Student vs. Teacher Basketball Game 2022

Student vs. Teacher Basketball Game 2022

Ellery Scott and Meredith C. Lee March 31, 2022

Two teams, one court, one winner: the best players take all! The FHS Student vs. Teacher basketball game is an event that students, teachers, and faculty alike look forward to all year. Teachers and faculty...

Friday in Photos

Brad Hoover and Ellery Scott September 21, 2021

Need to Know: Homecoming 2021

Need to Know: Homecoming 2021

Ellery Scott, reporter September 10, 2021

Attention all students! Homecoming 2021 is just around the corner and The Pirateer has all of the inside information that you need! We talked to Mrs. Hendricks, the homecoming dance coordinator, about...


Are Phones Really A Distraction?

Abigail E. Barlow, Reporter September 1, 2021

What is society like today? Why do we rely so much on technology rather than anything else? Research from Harvard University shows that in one college, over 92% of college students had been using their...

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