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The Student News Site of Patriot High School

The Charge

Avery Fies

Avery Fies, Sports Editor

Avery Fies is a Junior and loves writing about news, entertainment, and sports. She is shy at first but once you get to know her, she gets more comfortable.

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Is Social Media the Cause of Depression?

May 31, 2022

Imagine who you would be without social media. Let me guess, it was difficult. A recent study shows that 93% of people ages 14-22 use social media. Along with the use of social media, the highest depression...

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Skating into the NHL Playoffs

May 26, 2022

The 21-22 NHL regular season has come to an end, and the playoffs are in full swing. Right now, the playoffs include the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers, Colorado Avalanche and St. Louis Blues,...

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Coach K’s Farewell

April 27, 2022

After a tough loss against UNC Tarheels, 81-77, in the Final Four on Saturday night, Coach Krzyzewski was not ready to discuss the end if his coaching career. At 75 years old, he has been coaching for...

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Madness in the Making: NCAA Tournaments Begin

March 18, 2022

It’s that time of year when basketball fans all across the country are sent into a frenzy. March Madness, also known as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s and Women’s Basketball...

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Tom Brady Announces Retirement

Tom Brady Announces Retirement

February 3, 2022

After 22 seasons in the NFL, Tom Brady has officially announced his retirement on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. In an Instagram post, he explained that he is, “not going to make that competitive commitment...

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Barstool Founder Faces Sexual Assault Allegations

Barstool Founder Faces Sexual Assault Allegations

Dave Portnoy, an internet celebrity and founder of a major company, is accused with multiple sexual assault allegations
January 6, 2022

Dave Portnoy, 44, was accused of having “violent and humiliating” sex with women as young as 19 years old. Both women reportedly state that it happened in the summer of 2020, but didn’t talk about...

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Chauvin Challenges Charges

Chauvin Challenges Charges

By: Avery Fies
December 15, 2021

   An officer kneels on Floyd’s neck for about nine minutes, as he is struggling to breathe. During the last two minutes, Floyd lay motionless with no pulse. The officer in the presence of Floyd’s...

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Sports Weekly Update: 12.13.21 to 12.18.21

Sports Weekly Update: 12.13.21 to 12.18.21

December 13, 2021

Girls Basketball On December 7th, the Girls Varsity Basketball team won their non-conference game against the Hylton Bulldogs with a score of 55-31. Point guard Emily Casey led her team to victory with...

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Texas Heartbeat Act Remains in Effect

Texas Heartbeat Act Remains in Effect

October 19, 2021

TW: mentions of sexual assault  In 2021, about 90 state laws have been passed that restricted access to abortion, including the Texas Heartbeat Act. The Texas Heartbeat Act was introduced on March...

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Taliban Takes Over: How to Help

Taliban Takes Over: How to Help

September 22, 2021

The U.S. and Afghanistan became strong allies while fighting against terrorism in 1935. Since then, the U.S. has invested $70 billion into rebuilding Afghanistan's security forces and government. They...

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Patriots First Virtual Spirit Week Starts Nov. 17

Patriot’s First Virtual Spirit Week Starts Nov. 17

November 14, 2020

Spirit Week...but make it virtual. Normally, Patriot students would be showing off their school spirit and creative costumes at school. However, for the first time ever, Patriot students will be participating...

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