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Lulu Vitulo

Lulu Vitulo, Managing, Features Editor

Lulu Vitulo is a junior at McIntosh High School. She has been a part of the McIntosh Trail for three years, and is the current Features and Managing Editor. She is also an ambassador for McIntosh and a member of Beta Club.

Vitulo first started working in news in the J.C Booth broadcasting program, and then became a part of the J.C Booth Online Newsletter in eighth grade. She joined the McIntosh Trail in her freshman year, and was promoted to Copy Editor the next year. Vitulo is a part of NSPA honor roll, the Quill and Scroll Society, and has competed for GSPA. This past summer, she applied for and attended a three week immersion course in communication and writing at the University of Chicago.

Being born in Italy and having a Peruvian mother, Vitulo is fluent in Italian, Spanish and then learned English when she moved to the U.S in Peachtree City, GA. She loves reading, and her favorite authors vary from Jane Austen to Angela Davis to Marissa Meyer. Vitulo was also a dancer for most of her life. When not juggling her schoolwork, love of literature and a job, she also practices and plays Alto Saxophone in the McIntosh Jazz Band.

All content by Lulu Vitulo
Fallen tree on golf cart path that connects McIntosh after crews were able to clear the path.

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

January 13, 2023

Fallen tree on golf cart path that connects McIntosh after crews were able to clear the path.

PHOTO GALLERY: MHS Marketing Dec. 6 fashion show

December 14, 2022

The fashion show took place on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. Several retail brands were featured, and for each brand, there were about 4-6 student models that showcased unique outfits. Sephora was...

Run to the Runway

Run to the Runway

December 5, 2022

For the first time in McIntosh's 41-year history, a student-organized fashion show, will take place in the auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. The theme is "Winter Wonderland," and will feature several...

Lulu: Holi-slay

November 18, 2022

I love holidays. Anytime around a holiday is filled with fun, excitement and a general feeling of something special happening. Dreary school days pass by a little better knowing there's a holiday coming...

Graphic designed on Canva by Lulu Vitulo, winter holiday items on one side, characteristic fall items on the other.

November controversy: when is the “correct” time to start celebrating the holidays?

November 10, 2022

Graphic designed on Canva by Lulu Vitulo, winter holiday items on one side, characteristic fall items on the other.

Graphic created by Lulu Vitulo on Canva, styled after colors used on Midnights album cover and Bejeweled music video.

Meet “Midnights,” Taylor Swift’s new album

November 9, 2022

On Oct. 21, at midnight eastern time, Taylor Swift released her new album “Midnights,” a most likely planned coincidence. The album has 13 songs and a run time of 44 minutes, and was a huge success:...

MHS-bound school bus involved in vehicle collision

November 7, 2022

This morning, Nov. 7, there was a traffic accident between a McIntosh bus and an unknown vehicle on Floy Farr Parkway, outside Stevens Entry. There were injuries, but the extent of some of them is unknown. “So...

Graphic designed by Lulu Vitulo on Canva, photo by Thomas Olivera

Homecoming 2022: so how did it glow?

October 27, 2022

Homecoming week started on Friday, Oct. 7, and ended Saturday, Oct. 15. On Monday, students had no school, and Tuesday was a virtual learning day. Wednesday of that week was PSAT Day, and Pajama Day. Therefore,...

A McIntosh student recieved a Snapchat message from a friend who attends Starrs Mill High School on Oct. 6.

Fayette Co. schools targeted with threats; MHS remains vigilant

October 7, 2022

According to McIntosh School Resource Officer Brandon Weathersby, nothing related to the threat on Oct. 5 has been found at McIntosh. The volume of police presence was decreased on Friday. “There...

Graphic designed by Lulu Vitulo on Canva.

Thor Love and Hate

October 5, 2022

Features Editor Lulu Vitulo: Neither LOVE nor THUNDER Watching “Thor: Love and Thunder” at the cinema was quite an experience. The first scene, spectacular work from Christian Bale, sets a grim tone...

Graphic created on Canva by Lulu Vitulo and Savannah Hayes

Remembering 9/11

September 15, 2022

Senior Jordyn Mobley, editor-in-chief of the McIntosh Trail.

Senior Legacy: Jordyn Mobley

May 11, 2022

How have you made McIntosh a better place, what was your contribution to the campus? “I would definitely say being a part of the trail was my contribution to the campus because I got to talk to so many...

Two McIntosh students hang up opposing COVID club posters in a hallway.

Students Start COVID Clubs

April 1, 2022

After many strains of COVID-19 have emerged, students at McIntosh High School have started forming clubs around their “favorite” strain. So far, clubs Delta and Omicron have the most members, but lesser-known...

Graphic designed by Lulu Vitulo on Canva

Georgia Governor Election Candidates

March 27, 2022

As current Governor Brian Kemp’s term nears its end, Georgia’s gubernatorial election is up ahead. The election will be on Nov. 8, with Democratic, Republican and third-party (Independent) candidates...

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Celebrity Baby Names

March 20, 2022

The past few years have been crazy for most people, but celebrity’s baby names? Even crazier. Here are some of the most unique names top celebrities have chosen for their children, and why. Many names...

Illustration courtesy of Disney press kit

Encanto Movie Review

January 26, 2022

“Encanto”, Disney’s 60th animated feature, is a wonderfully diverse and enchanting film. Catchy songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda are already being used on platforms such as TikTok, while other people...

Graphic designed on Canva by Lulu Vitulo

Dune Movie Review

November 30, 2021

The movie “Dune” was released on HBO Max and in theatres on Oct. 21, in the U.S. It did well in its opening weekend, making about $41 million domestically. It has a running time of about 2 hours and...

Graphic with the Chiefs Connection from the week of Oct. 4 and a note from the principal, designed by Lulu Vitulo

Note From the Principal

October 27, 2021

The Chief’s Connection from the week of Oct. 10 contains a note from the McIntosh Principal, Margaret Walls, on the subject of harmful Tik Tok trends. The note begins with Walls thanking the McIntosh...

Graphic designed by Lulu Vitulo on Canva, background picture of USB-C.

EU Plans to Standardize Chargers

October 21, 2021

On Sept. 23, the European Commission announced a plan to standardize chargers in the European Union. They released a statement on their website titled “Pulling the plug on consumer frustration and e-waste:...

Graphic depicting 5 celebrities and their Met Gala looks from 2021, designed by Lulu Vitulo.

Recapping the 2021 Met Gala

September 29, 2021

The 2021 Met gala was held this year on Sept. 13, after being postponed due to COVID-19. Vogue writes, “Typically held annually on the first Monday in May, the Met Gala—aka fashion’s biggest night...

Graphic designed by Lulu Vitulo

The Petition for the Pep Rally

September 23, 2021

In the week of Aug. 30, a senior at McIntosh named Carmella Niedzwiecki started a petition on Change.org titled “Bring Back the Pep Rally Before the Tradition Disappears.” As of September 22, there...

Students are pictured here participating in the gender-swap theme.

The Streak Is Over: McIntosh Football Wins the “Fight for 54”

September 9, 2021

Students are pictured here participating in the "gender-swap" theme.

Credit: NY Times (https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/09/22/climate/arctic-sea-ice-shrinking-trend-watch.html?mcubz=1)

Melting Poles Means Growing Cold for Georgia

December 8, 2020

As climate change is being talked about more and more, some people are arguing that temperatures in America, especially the eastern coast, have been dropping, not rising. The sudden temperature drop in...

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