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Team Steven with Thespian Society Co-President Max Thompson (Left), Guest Star Steven Humes (Middle), and Drama teacher Ken Buswell (Right)

Abc's of McIntosh, spelling and earning

Apr 10, 2024

Team Steven with Thespian Society Co-President Max Thompson (Left), Guest Star Steven Humes (Middle), and Drama teacher Ken Buswell (Right)

Brady Dunn during the technical dress rehearsal of Singing in the Rain on Wed. March 6.

“All I do is dream of you”

Lily Johnson, Staff Mar 8, 2024

Gavin Smalley signals to the sound crew in the booth during the dress rehearsal of "Singing in the Rain" on March 6.

A screenshot of Blanchards instagram comment section about her being like her mother.

OPINION: Idolizing is not always righteous

Mikayla Carrino, Staff writer Feb 8, 2024

Gypsy-Rose Blanchard, now a 32-year-old woman who was sentenced to a decade-long prison conviction for her role in the second-degree murder of her mother, which was then carried out by her boyfriend...

Screenshot from a TikTok video where creator shows everything she received for Christmas

Why are we so prone to competition?

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Jan 10, 2024

Tiktok, the app that I regularly use for good laughs and information about what’s trending. Over winter break many trends started, but one trend really stuck out to me the morning of Christmas day....

Photo illustration of senior MHS athletes Uche Lloh (Varsity Football),  Mackenzie Craig (Varsity Volleyball), Lennon Liburd (Varsity Football) created in Canva by Asa Boddie (12).

Finessing fitness and fame

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Nov 15, 2023

On Oct. 2,  the Georgia High School Association (GHSA), the governing body for all Georgia athletics and activities, deemed high school athletes to be eligible to engage in third-party sponsorships, known...

Mary Beth Grabhorn holds peer tutoring and is also a science teacher at MHS.

From despair to repair

Celine Jean, Staff Nov 15, 2023

Mary Beth Grabhorn holds peer tutoring and is also a science teacher at MHS.

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

Chiefettes think he can dance!

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Oct 6, 2023

The Chiefettes Dance Team holds a fundraising performance called “Dancing with the Chiefettes” and this year it was on Sept. 28. "[The fundraising] was to pay for competition expenses and [...

An aerial drone shot of McIntosh High School shows the extent of the parking lot renovations that took place over the summer. Photo by Seth Bishop

Capital improvements planned for McIntosh High School

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Sep 25, 2023

Assistant Superintendent of Operations Steve Cole called for an update on capital projects including an athletic complex auxiliary gym and on-site tennis courts according to the Fayette County Board of...

Graphic illustration created in Canva by Mikayla Carrino

Don’t miss the boat!

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Sep 22, 2023

The 16th Annual Rotary Club of Peachtree City Dragon Boat Festival is this weekend. The purpose of the event is “to raise awareness of the cultural diversity in Peachtree City and to increase interest...

Senior Legacy: Marjorie Smedley

Senior Legacy: Marjorie Smedley

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer May 18, 2023

Marjorie Smedley is a two-year staff member of the Trail, and this year she served as the Opinions Editor. She and the other members of the editorial board won a Superior rating at Georgia Scholastic Press...

School Resource Officer Brandon Weathersby leaving MHS

School Resource Officer Brandon Weathersby leaving MHS

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Apr 27, 2023

On April 26, School Resource Officer Brandon Weathersby announced that he will be leaving McIntosh High School to return to regular patrol with the Peachtree City Police Department. "Instead of me working...

Graduates of the Class of 2019 celebrate with a traditional cap toss.

Georgia budget includes fully funding HOPE scholarship

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Apr 26, 2023

Since 1993, Georgia's HOPE scholarship is a scholarship that allows students with a B average to receive tuition. This means that students do not have to pay extra tuition funds as long as they can...

After C lunch on Fri. March 31, administrators made the decision to close the courtyard after the mess that was left by students.

Courtyard closed due to littering

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Mar 31, 2023

After C lunch on Fri. March 31, administrators made the decision to close the courtyard after the mess that was left by students.

Junior Elizabeth Stanton performing a dance for the Chiefettes

Chiefettes sweep the competition off their feet

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Mar 16, 2023

Coach Carmen Yarbrough has been the Chiefettes coach for over a decade and has gotten her team prepared and successful in her years at McIntosh High School. According to mcintoshdance.com, over 97% of...

MHS Electives and AP Night Gallery

Ryan LeVan and Mikayla Carrino Feb 7, 2023

New year new bell

New year new bell

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Jan 24, 2023

Coming back from Christmas break on Jan. 4, students walked into first period and heard the new warning bell that sounded at 8:30 a.m. During fall semester, there were issues with the intercoms not working...

McIntosh caught lacking; students, be aware of the law

McIntosh caught “lacking;” students, be aware of the law

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Dec 13, 2022

Walking the halls of McIntosh, students check notifications on social media. You walk into class and everyone looks up… at you. Your stomach drops, and suddenly it’s hard to breathe. The fear sets...

Nauseous nonsense; flu season hits McIntosh

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Oct 26, 2022

After Homecoming week, students called the nurse sick with many different symptoms. Students and teachers have noticed a decrease in the number of people in class, and an increase in students wearing masks...

McIntosh Royalty Is On The Court

McIntosh Royalty Is On The Court

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Oct 13, 2022

On Oct. 14, McIntosh football will play Charles R. Drew High School. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. then, during halftime, the homecoming court will be announced. The ballots were cast last week for...

Head Coach Derek Smith takes the field alongside the Chiefs at the Aug. 28 game against Hampton.

Smith’s got game

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Oct 5, 2022

  The MHS Chiefs football team had the same coach for more than a decade until this year with a new head coach, Derek Smith coming from Florida to McIntosh to help the McIntosh football team...

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