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Nyla Kërr

Nyla Kërr, Staff

Nyla Kërr is spending her first year on the McIntosh Trail staff for the 23-24 school year.

She has always been passionate about writing and has been honing her craft for the past five years. Kërr received the President’s Award for Educational Excellence and competed in and won a speech and debate competition at both the school and county levels. Now, her top priority is surviving this school year and further developing her personal writing skills through journalism.

Outside of school, she enjoys drawing, hanging out with friends and fighting to learn how to ride her low-quality, fixer-upper skateboard. The skateboard wins most days.

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Graphic illustration depicting TikToks potential termination. Created by Nyla Kërr using Canva.

Time is “Tiktoking” out

Celine Jean and Nyla Kërr May 20, 2024

TikTok, a popular social media platform used by many, has gone through major changes when a large portion of its music was taken off of the platform, and now it is facing a permanent ban from the United...

Photo of one of many of the Battle of the Brains flyers around the school.

“Battle of the Brains”

Nyla Kërr, Staff Apr 22, 2024

Tomorrow, Tuesday April 23, the academic team will have a “Battle of the Brains”, which is a competition between teachers and the academic team. English teacher Lynne Bruschetti will be coordinating...

Photo of Kërr’s cleat right after her recreation league weekend game win with a final score of she-lost-count-1.

“The Beautiful Game”: A game found in the hearts of many

Nyla Kërr, Staff Apr 22, 2024

A few call it “soccer” and the rest of the world calls it “football.” Regardless of the name it goes by, it is undoubtedly the most popular sport in the world with close to half of the world’s...

A map of Haiti highlighting the capital city Port-au Prince generated in Canva.

Verite a / The truth: Haiti held in bondage as gang violence threatens national security

Nyla Kërr and Connor Lafontant Apr 11, 2024

Haiti, the first independent nation in the Caribbean, is a country that shares a border with the Dominican Republic and was previously colonized by France. When the people of Haiti fought for their independence...

Graphic from the USA Facts website, showing the scope of COVIDs impact on Georgia since the start of the pandemic to July 2023.

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...

Shattered stopwatch illustration made by Nyla Kërr using Procreate

Dishing out the discourse between generations and why it needs to stop

Nyla Kërr, Staff Feb 16, 2024

“Kids these days,” says any parent when their child isn’t living the same life that they remembered living.  “Kids these days,” says any adult who doesn’t understand today’s children...

Photo illustration created by Nyla Kërr using Canva.

Tiktok tunes terminated?

Nyla Kërr, Staff Feb 16, 2024

TikTok, an app used by at least one billion people, is facing a large removal of their catalog of music and sounds. Fan-favorite artists like Taylor Swift, Drake, and Bad Bunny are among those whose music...

Effort-free image generated using Canvas Magic Media. Minimal brain power was utilized in the creation of this image.

Technology: The beginning of our ruin

Nyla Kërr, Staff Feb 9, 2024

We all say that we’re moving towards the future, an age of innovation and technological advancement, but is it really helpful? Is more automation really what we need? I’ve heard stories from the adults...

Photo taken by Nyla Kërr and has been altered using Canva.

Georgia’s gas tax suspension wrapped up

Nyla Kërr, Staff Dec 8, 2023

After a gas tax suspension that went into effect on Sept. 13, the tax suspension on locomotive motor fuel was extended on Oct. 6 and would end on Nov. 29. Governor Brian Kemp released Executive Orders...

A bag containing important items that are important to have for those who have diabetes

Show your support: it’s National Diabetes Awareness Month

Nyla Kërr, Staff Nov 17, 2023

The month of November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Each year, there is a theme that goes along with spreading awareness for diabetes. This year’s theme is centered around prevention.  In...

Canva graphic by Nyla Kërr

Healthcare certifications before (or after) graduation

Nyla Kërr, Staff Nov 9, 2023

Allen Henderson, owner of a small local business called Newnan MedEd, is offering an opportunity for interested students to jump into the medical field, begin learning their preferred technical medical...

McIntosh students dressed up for the first themed day: Holi-day

Homecoming Spirit Week

Oct 3, 2023

McIntosh students dressed up for the first themed day: Holi-day

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