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Jackson Stone

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer

Senior Jackson Stone is beginning his third year with the McIntosh Trail. He has always had a passion for writing and hopes to study journalism in college and one day pursue a career in the field. In addition to the Trail, Jackson also writes for UGAWire, which is a college football branch of USA Today. He looks forward to a great 2019-20 year.

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Opinion: All teams should pay employees despite quarantine

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Mar 24, 2020

On Monday, the Philadelphia 76ers announced that they would be reducing the salaries of their arena employees due to the fact that they won't be working games as a result of coronavirus. Other professional...

How to stay active during quarantine

How to stay active during quarantine

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Mar 24, 2020

Although Georgia has not yet issued a statewide stay at home order, many families are taking it upon themselves to stay inside during the coronavirus epidemic in an effort to minimize the spread of the...

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March Madness to take place without fans

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Mar 12, 2020

In an unprecedented turn of events, the NCAA announced Thursday that this year's NCAA Tournament, commonly known as March Madness, will take place with only essential team personnel and limited family...

The Chiefs take the field in a recent home game against Jonesboro.

Baseball forced to move game due to vehicle malfunction

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Mar 12, 2020

On Tuesday, Mar. 10, the McIntosh Chiefs varsity baseball team was scheduled to have a home double-header against Riverdale, meaning the teams would play back-to-back games in the same night. The Chiefs...

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Opinion: Kobe Bryant’s death doesn’t seem real

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Jan 27, 2020

How does one define a legend? Someone who carries an entire city on their shoulders for decades and inspires millions of people in the process? One of the greatest athletes in the history of their sport...

Recap: Chiefs fall to Whitewater, 48-40

Recap: Chiefs fall to Whitewater, 48-40

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Jan 15, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the McIntosh Chiefs basketball team took on the Whitewater Wildcats in a home contest and lost by a final score of 48-40. McIntosh now sits at 10-7 overall and 3-4 in the region. While...

OPINION: Why Joker should not be a cause for concern

OPINION: Why “Joker” should not be a cause for concern

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Oct 9, 2019

Warner Bros.' Joker hit theaters on Thursday, Oct. 3, and has already broken several box office records, raking in a staggering $93.5 million over the weekend at domestic theaters alone. The film, which...

3 notes from Fridays game against McDonough

3 notes from Friday’s game against McDonough

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Sep 9, 2019

On Friday, Sep. 6, the McIntosh Chiefs lost their first road game of the season against the McDonough Warhawks, 33-32. Here are three notes from the contest. Back and forth contest This was an...

3 biggest college football games this weekend

3 biggest college football games this weekend

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Sep 6, 2019

After a wild first week of games, college football's second week is set to kick off on Saturday, Sep. 7. Here are the three biggest games of the weekend. Texas A&M @ Clemson In this battle of...

The three biggest college football games Saturday

The three biggest college football games Saturday

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Sep 1, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 31, the 2019 college football season will officially kick off. Some games have already taken place, but the real week 1 will begin Saturday. There are a number of games with potential...

Three notes from Friday’s game against Mundy’s Mill

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Aug 27, 2019

On Friday, Aug. 23, the McIntosh Chiefs took on the Mundy’s Mill Tigers at home in what was the first game of the 2019 football season. After a back-and-forth game throughout the first half, the...

The Senior Legacy of Anna Muh

The Senior Legacy of Anna Muh

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer May 10, 2019

Q: How have you made McIntosh a better place, what was your contribution to campus? (sports, personal relationship, etc.) A: "My contribution on campus spans over a variety of things. I played on the...

Runners participate in the 1600 at the Fayette County JV track meet.

JV track team holds third meet

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer May 6, 2019

On Wednesday, Mar. 27, the McIntosh High School junior varsity track and field team participated in its third meet of the season. This meet was a junior varsity exclusive meet that took place at Fayette...

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Remembering Prince on the third anniversary of his passing

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer May 6, 2019

On Apr. 21, the world remembered the life of music icon Prince as the day marked the third anniversary of his untimely death in 2016 at the age of 57. Throughout his life, Prince infused the music industry...

No, Auburn did not lose because of the refs

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Apr 16, 2019

On Saturday, Apr. 6, the Auburn Tigers took on the Virginia Cavaliers in the Final Four with a spot in college basketball’s National Championship on the line. In what was a great game, Virginia appeared...

“Leaving Neverland” demonstrates how not to make a documentary

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Mar 12, 2019

On Sunday, Mar. 3, the highly controversial documentary “Leaving Neverland” premiered on HBO, earning the third-highest ratings for an HBO documentary since 2010. The film, which was directed by Dan...

91st Academy Awards take place

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Mar 12, 2019

On Sunday, Feb. 24, the 91st Academy Awards ceremony took place from the famed Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The ceremony, also popularly called “the Oscars,” celebrates the best achievement...

Atlanta Prepares for Super Bowl LIII

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Feb 1, 2019

Super Bowl LIII will take place right here in Atlanta, Georgia at Mercedes Benz Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 3. The game will feature the NFC champion against the AFC Champion and will kick off at approximately...

Creed II Review

Creed II Review

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Jan 15, 2019

After the unexpected success of Ryan Coogler’s Creed (2015), the pressure for a solid sequel was very high, and, for the most part, director Steven Caple, Jr’s Creed II delivers. Creed II sees the...

OPINION: The issue with old tweets

OPINION: The issue with old tweets

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Dec 14, 2018

Over the past year or so, it seems that anytime anyone famous does something successfully or reaches a milestone, a swarm of social media warriors dig up years-old tweets from these people in which they...

OPINION: College football playoff committee reveals it has no backbone

OPINION: College football playoff committee reveals it has no backbone

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Dec 6, 2018

Since its origins in 2014, the College Football Playoff committee has always claimed to be dedicated to letting the best four teams in the country playoff for the chance to compete for a championship....

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Former Chief Jordan Lyons ties NCAA record

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Nov 16, 2018

On Thursday, November 15, former McIntosh guard and current Furman basketball star Jordan Lyons tied the NCAA record having made 15 three-pointers as part of a 54-point performance in a 107-67 victory...

NBA Season Preview

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Nov 13, 2018

This month, the 2018-19 NBA season kicks off following an offseason full of drama and major changes around the league. Obviously, the biggest move of the summer was LeBron James’s move from his hometown...

Students line up to try different foods during Multi Cultural Club.

Multicultural Club holds second meeting

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Nov 13, 2018

On Thursday, October 18, McIntosh’s Multicultural Club had its second meeting of the school year where students sampled foods primary from Middle Eastern countries such as Israel. Foods included bean...

NFL rejects Atlanta music culture with halftime performance decision

NFL rejects Atlanta music culture with halftime performance decision

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Oct 21, 2018

In September, the NFL announced that pop band Maroon 5 will be performing the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. It’s also been reported that rappers Cardi B and Travis...

The Trails College Football Picks of the Week - Oct. 20

The Trail’s College Football Picks of the Week – Oct. 20

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Oct 21, 2018

It's the Trail's College Football Picks of the Week for October 20. 

The Trail’s College Football Picks of the Week – Oct.5

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Oct 5, 2018

The Trail's College Football Picks of the Week!  

The Trails College Football Picks of the Week - Sept 28

The Trail’s College Football Picks of the Week – Sept 28

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Sep 28, 2018

The Trail's college football picks of the week!

Trail Staff College Football Picks of the Week - Sept. 21

Trail Staff College Football Picks of the Week – Sept. 21

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Sep 21, 2018

Trail Staff College Football Picks of the Week

The Trail’s College Football Predictions – Sept. 14

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Sep 14, 2018

See what the Trail staff thinks of this weekend's college football matchups!Jackson Stone  

The Trails College Football Picks of the Week - Sept. 7

The Trail’s College Football Picks of the Week – Sept. 7

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Sep 7, 2018

The Trail's college football picks of the week!

Students Show Concern for Potential Bacteria in Popular Snack

Students Show Concern for Potential Bacteria in Popular Snack

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Aug 28, 2018

One of the world’s most popular snacks may not be safe to eat. In July, Pepperidge Farm voluntarily recalled four flavors of Goldfish: Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar, Flavor Blasted Sour Cream &...

Newspaper students celebrate a successful year with pizza and cake at Your Pie.

Newspaper students celebrate year at Your Pie

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer May 22, 2017

Newspaper students have worked hard this year on the online newspaper (mhstrail.org) and the print edition. All year, students and teachers enjoyed reading the print issue every month and seeing all of...

Students comment on Milestones preparation

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer May 15, 2017

This year, hundreds of freshmen at McIntosh took the Georgia Milestones for the first time as high school students. While they still wait for their much anticipated results, some freshmen gave suggestions...

Students enjoy one of their last lunches together as the school year winds down.

Freshmen reflect on first year

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer May 15, 2017

Next week, freshmen at McIntosh will complete their first year as Chiefs. As one can imagine, these last few weeks have provided ample time for freshmen to reflect on their first year as well as look forward...

Students celebrate Star Wars Day

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer May 12, 2017

The annual Star Wars Day took place on Thursday, May 4. This date is considered to be Star Wars Day because the iconic phrase "may the force be with you" is parodied to say "May the fourth be with...

The testing schedule is inconvenient and confusing.

Milestones schedule needs to improve

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer May 12, 2017

Students at McIntosh took the Georgia Milestones from Monday, April 24 through Friday, April 28. The standardized tests show the state how well students learned the standards for the year. However, the...

Students give NBA Playoffs predictions

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer May 12, 2017

The NBA Playoffs began on Saturday, April 15. Some of the best basketball players and all around athletes in the world will compete throughout the playoffs for the coveted NBA championship, which is scheduled...

Students prepare to read their Beta Club pledges before the ceremony begins.

Beta Club inducts new round of students

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Apr 12, 2017

Many McIntosh students worked and earned spots in the Beta Club, an academic honor's organization. These students were honored at the Beta Club Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, March 28. Freshman Tobi...

Freshman Burton Hahn wears a sling as he recovers from the injury.

Freshman baseball player suffers sternoclavicular sprain

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Mar 29, 2017

Freshman Burton Hahn suffered a sternoclavicular sprain while playing on the JV baseball team. Burton was pitching the ball and suffered the injury while throwing. According to ShoulderDoc, "The sternoclavicular...

Freshman Tony Liu checks his bracket after the first day of NCAA tournament games.

Students share March Madness predictions

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Mar 24, 2017

Now is the prime time for collegiate basketball, as March Madness is heating up and the NCAA tournament has begun. A champion will be crowned in early April. Every year, millions of people fill out...

The students prepare to read along and follow the adventures of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Freshmen read “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Mar 24, 2017

Freshmen are reading the classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee in Ms. Faubel's Gifted English class. The book, which follows a young girl and her father as they attempt to fight racism...

Students share New Year’s resolutions

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Jan 27, 2017

A common tradition every new year is making a goal, or new year's resolution, for the upcoming 365 days, something you want to improve on from the previous year. As 2017 has come upon us, students at McIntosh...

Freshman Tobi Tega made the freshman soccer team.

Baseball and soccer teams announced

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Jan 26, 2017

This week, McIntosh students found out which teams they made for the spring sports baseball and soccer. It was an emotional time for many students as they found out whether all their hard work had paid...

The famous magazine recently announced its 2016 Person of the Year. Mr Trumps victory was not a huge surprise to students at McIntosh given the impact he made on this year.

Students react to TIME Person of the Year

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Dec 13, 2016

TIME Magazine recently released their annual Person of the Year, an "award" that decides on the person who had the greatest influence, for good cause or bad cause, on the year, according to TIME's...

The 2016 election has been unlike any other as Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton made the election entertaining.

Freshmen adjust to post-election life

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Nov 18, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States in the early hours of Wednesday, Nov. 9. Mr. Trump, whose victory was viewed nationally as an upset...

Students split about MLA formatting

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Nov 10, 2016

One of the most controversial topics among students and educators alike is whether MLA formatting truly helps writing or whether it is something that wastes time and makes the work too confusing to read. Freshman...

Line Creek Nature Area is one of the places where students say clowns are lurking.

Students insist upon clown sights in PTC

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Oct 25, 2016

In recent weeks, a clown uprising has been making headlines around the world. The craze started in South Carolina in August, as a clown was apparently stalking people in the woods and a child reported...

Students opinions about homework differ.

Students express opinions about homework

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Oct 17, 2016

One of the most highly-debated topics in education has been how much homework students should have each night. There have been countless studies done on the subject, and as students continue the grind...

Freshman Lily Pitcher enjoys Senora Sanchezs class.

Substitute teacher enjoys her classes

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Sep 28, 2016

It is common for substitute teachers to fill in for a teacher for a day, but it is far less common for one to sub for over two months. However, this is exactly the position in which substitute Spanish...

Freshman Will Sherer is among those surprised by the amount of work at high school compared to middle school.

Freshmen share opinions about school

Jackson Stone, Staff Writer Sep 23, 2016

When the bell rang on the first day of school, hundreds of new students began their first day as a McIntosh Chief. Now, over four weeks later, freshmen are beginning to get an idea of how the school works,...

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