Spartana

Spartana

Spartana

Claire Elliott

Claire Elliott, Editor-in-Chief

Claire Elliott likes koi ponds, painting, and the outside. Equally as much, Claire likes Netflix and other streaming services. Claire is described to be relatively paranoid of big corporations and the government.

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Magistra Beckman: Teacher of the Year

Magistra Beckman: Teacher of the Year

May 21, 2021

Megan Beckman, known as Magistra to her students, is SACS’s Teacher of the Year. It is a just title for the Latin teacher. Beckman teaches Latin courses...

Toads on Roads

Toads on Roads

May 21, 2021

To drive alone, on a rainy night, will often consolidate the soul. The vibrations of the music bring inner peace while the watery glisten of warm light...

Earth Day

Earth Day

April 28, 2021

Created in 1970, the Dawn of the Contemporary Hippie, Earth Day grows in popularity each year. It serves as a reminder of one’s environmental sins; with...

Leprechauns and World Domination

Leprechauns and World Domination

March 20, 2021

Living in cities, rather than the suffocating intimacy of villages, proves valuable. Instead of conforming to the dominant culture, individuals can thrive...

The History of Parking

The History of Parking

February 28, 2021

Though transportation has shifted from horses to cars, people’s storage methods have remained the same. Rather than modern-day “parking,” the first...

A great toad.

Ceramic Toads

December 14, 2020

      Sixty-seven percent of ceramic toads today are in ruin. The forgotten gnomes of our culture, these stone creatures suffer mainly two fates: decaying...

Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving

November 24, 2020

You cannot choose your family; but, you can choose your friends. Thus, Friendsgiving is the perfect excuse to commemorate your bonds with excessive indulgence...

Mask Fashion

Mask Fashion

October 31, 2020

If you’re going to be breathing hot air into your own face for at least seven hours a day, you might as well look sharp while doing it.  From floral...

The TWIX Question

The TWIX Question

October 30, 2020

The only successful psychologists are the ones in marketing. Like a falcon following the vast, forking trails from above, marketeers pinpoint the consumer’s...

Dear Coffee, Youre Mocha Me Crazy

Dear Coffee, You’re Mocha Me Crazy

April 20, 2020

Everyone has seen those Forever 21 t-shirts. You know, the ones that say “DON’T TALK TO ME WITHOUT MY COFFEE.” Yikes. However, this sentiment is...

The Columbidae Manifesto

The Columbidae Manifesto

March 15, 2020

Doves. Did you think of purity, nature and even happiness? Or did you think of the Pope, weddings and magic tricks? Doves, however “harmless” they...

Levi and Isaac Hallman

Levi and Isaac Hallman

December 18, 2019

Levi’s Story: When Isaac and I were in preschool our parents would dress us alike. After a few days, they got a call from the preschool saying that...

An Ode To Target

An Ode To Target

December 16, 2019

        The crimson color rose high in the sky, illuminating the dark streets, exposing every secret desire through the manipulation of capitalistic...

Ian and Noah Smith

Ian and Noah Smith

December 13, 2019

For this issue of the Spartana, we decided to look into the lives of four pairs of twins at Homestead. Ian Smith (10) Being a twin is definitely a lot...

Erika and Jessica Poiry

Erika and Jessica Poiry

December 1, 2019

Erika: Last year in July we went to Colorado and were backpacking in the Rocky Mountains. All of a sudden our leader got all serious, and goes, ‘look...

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