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August Moss

August Moss, Staff

August Moss is a first year Trail staffer and in her second year on the Legend yearbook staff, this year operating as senior editor.

Moss is a Georgia REACH scholar. She served in the McIntosh theater department as stage manager for “Something Funny Happened On the Way to the Regional One Act Competition” and “Mamma Mia.” She served on crew for “She Kills Monsters” and “Footloose.” She acted in “Much Ado About Nothing” and “Very Still and Hard to See.” She was a Thespian Officer for the 2022-2023 school year.

She was a volunteer member with the SAYA program for 2020-2021. She has served as a Sources Of Strength member since 2021 and this year she is a leader on the leadership team.

Moss has many passions, but her faith trumps them all. You’ll find her singing in her church's worship band, serving in the children's ministry and always carries her bible full of notes with her.

All content by August Moss
Senior Nate Miller and junior Reese Marler in Georgia Singers production of Adams Family.

Booked and busy

August Moss, Staff May 15, 2024

Nate Miller is a Peachtree City resident and soon-to-be McIntosh alumni as a member of the Class of 2024. In the four years of Miller’s time at McIntosh he has made his mark through winning awards, his...

Expresso graffic made in Canva by August Moss.

Express…no

August Moss, Staff May 7, 2024

On April 11, pop-singer Sabrina Carpenter released her new single titled “Espresso,” and it’s a quick two minutes and 55 seconds. Carpenter released the album “emails i can’t send” in 2022...

Photo provided by Georgia Department of Corrections (Public Domain)

“His council didn’t want him there.”

August Moss, Staff Apr 22, 2024

On Wednesday, March 21, at 7 p.m., convicted murderer William James Pye was executed by means of lethal injection. This is the first execution in over four years in the state of Georgia.  Pye was...

August Moss looking at a family photo. Photo by Rebekah Bushmire

“It felt like the whole county knew”

August Moss, Staff Mar 27, 2024

Editor's Note: The following story contains topics including mention of substance abuse, suicide and domestic abuse. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or crisis, help is available - contact the...

August Moss on the McIntosh stage in front of her set design.

Directin’ in the rain

August Moss, Staff Mar 27, 2024

Last year, I was stage manager for "Mamma Mia." In the hecticness of rehearsals, and trying to arrange the technical parts of our show, the director and drama teacher, Ken Buswell had to focus on things...

Senior Max Thompson working on the staging for Bellweather

“We can finally perform”

August Moss, Staff Mar 26, 2024

Although the spring musical is over, drama for this year is certainly not over. There are a lot more productions in the coming weeks. Monday, March 25: "Browser: the musical" was in McIntosh Auditorium...

Photo provided by Georgia Department of Corrections (Public Domain)

A four year mile

August Moss, Staff Mar 21, 2024

Last night, William Pye, age 59, was executed at 11:03 p.m. for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Alicia Lynn Yarbough, in 1993. This is the first execution to take place in Georgia since 2020. He was executed...

Graphic from the USA Facts website, showing the scope of COVIDs impact on Georgia since the start of the pandemic to July 2023.
 https://usafacts.org/visualizations/coronavirus-covid-19-spread-map/state/georgia/

COVID: Four years after shutdown

Rebekah Bushmire, Editor-in-Chief Mar 12, 2024
"The two months of school closure had a huge impact on my socialization capacity. The only socializing I had was with my mother, and two younger brothers. I became increasingly anti-social. I felt like I had zero friends."
Photo of the courtyard taken and edited in Canva by Nyla Kërr

No shade…so now we’re throwing shade

August Moss and Nyla Kërr Mar 1, 2024

Throughout the school year, the Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO), has been responsible for organizing efforts to raise money that will go toward the improvement of the McIntosh courtyard.  Last...

Welcome to our Renaissance

August Moss, Staff Feb 14, 2024

Every year, the Georgia Thespian Society, an amalgamation of people who love theater, host Thescon. Thescon is three days of workshops, shows and time well spent at the Columbus State Riverside campus....

In order to show the different phrasing currently being used across social media, Grace Lovejoy surrounds herself with new terms.

Best of Trail Photography 2023-2024

Rebekah Bushmire, Editor-in-Chief Feb 12, 2024

In order to show the different phrasing currently being used across social media, Grace Lovejoy surrounds herself with new terms.

For friends or for family, here’s your holiday gift guide

August Moss, Staff Dec 11, 2023

Don’t know what to get for someone in your life? Look no further, here's a complete holiday gift guide for everyone on your list. And you only have 13 shopping days before Christmas and Hanukkah has...

Graphic Illustration via Canva by August Moss

Trading picket signs for pens

August Moss, Staff Nov 16, 2023

On Tuesday, May 2 at 12:01 am, the Writers Guild of America called for a strike for the first time since 2007 due to the changes advanced AI has made to the industry. Every three years, the Writers...

Graphic created in Canva by Lulu Vitulo and Grace Lovejoy

Swift never goes out of style

Lulu Vitulo, Grace Lovejoy, August Moss, and Mikayla Mills Nov 10, 2023

"Say Don't Go" The second this song started and kicked in with the guitar and beat, I was immediately hooked. She starts off singing in her absolutely gorgeous low range, and it just Hits Different....

Senior superlatives announcement graphic created in Canva by August Moss.

The votes are in

August Moss, Staff Nov 8, 2023

If you were voted a Superlative, come to room 125 during your lunch or study hall for information on the photoshoot or contact Senior Editor August Moss at [email protected].

Cast of The Spirit Of Life on the Harris County High School stage after their win. Photo Submitted by Natasha Greenstein.

“The Spirit of Life survives” through to state

August Moss, Staff Nov 3, 2023

On Oct. 28 2023, the cast and crew of “The Spirit Of Life” won first place in the regional Georgia High School Association’s one act competition. The one act is a play under fifty five minutes....

The mirror image of staff writer August Moss writing Girlboss, taken by Grace Lovejoy

OPINION: Take the “girl” out of girlboss

August Moss, Staff Nov 2, 2023

A History of “Girl____” According to “Root Source: Girlboss,” by Annenberg Media,  the term “Girlboss” came to mass public consumption in 2014 when the clothing brand Nasty Gal’s CEO...

A graphic illustration of the multitude of posts on social media platform X concerning the PSAT. Created in Canva by Luke Soule

OPINION: PSAT = Paperless, Sitting And Technical difficulties

Rebekah Bushmire, Editor-in-Chief Oct 12, 2023

Graphic Illustration made in Canva by August Moss.

“Something more serious”

August Moss, Staff Sep 29, 2023

The McIntosh Drama program competes annually in the Georgia High School Association Regional One Act Competition. After putting on a comedic style show for the past two years with 2021’s "Much Ado About...

Alden has big goals for her future in the sport: I plan to become world one, Alden said.

A wild ride

August Moss, Staff Sep 20, 2023

This summer, while some of us were relaxing, on vacation or working junior Alexis Alden was setting records in her BMX division.  “I am now the second best in the world for BMX in my age group for...

Colorguard members warm up on the turf before performing their halftime show for the stands.

Fight for 54 Photo Slideshow

Rebekah Bushmire, Editor-in-Chief Aug 25, 2023

Colorguard members warm up on the turf before performing their halftime show for the stands.

Screenshot of the severe weather alert from Thursday, Jan. 13.

Thursday Jan. 12 McIntosh faced with severe storm and tornado watch

Savannah Hayes, News Editor Jan 13, 2023

Screenshot of the severe weather alert from Thursday, Jan. 13.

At that moment, I felt like I could fly. Everyone was cheering. I had the biggest smile on my face!

What’s it like to run for HoCo Court?

Grace Lovejoy, Features Editor Oct 28, 2022

At that moment, I felt like I could fly. Everyone was cheering. I had the biggest smile on my face!

Seniors in the student section showing proper support for the Chiefs: paying attention to the game, cheering, showing spirit and are on theme. The theme for the Hampton game was Black Out.

STAFF EDITORIAL: Aren’t we supposed to be cheering on the team?

Trail Staff Sep 1, 2022

Seniors in the student section showing proper support for the Chiefs: paying attention to the game, cheering, showing spirit and are on theme. The theme for the Hampton game was Black Out.

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