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Customer Satisfasaction

In a common work setting many problematic situations are of the norm. The situations encountered by workers in the retail industry may be different from those working in the fast food industry. For example, an issue commonly approached at a restaurant such as the one I work at work have to be poor customer satisfaction.

Avoiding Senioritis

The symptoms show up every year. High school seniors try to balance activities, clubs/organizations, a social life, college admission and maybe a part-time job. Somewhere down the line after a month or two in school home work begins to seem less of a top priority and procrastination is at its peak. School work begins to

European Standards of Beauty

By: Addison Robinson European standards of beauty have founds way to dictate and control society.  They have flustered into African-American society as well as have misled many young women.   These standards, mainly portrayed through the media, have set the tone for beauty in many unfortunate ways.  Why must one have straight hair or be a

“Class Of 2016 Steps Up To Clean”

By Sharmaine Horton The Class of 2016 is finally starting to make some changes. The Senior Class Officers started helping the Cafeteria Staff by maintaining the lines, throwing away trays, and washing tables after each lunch. They even help stack the chairs and fold tables after D lunch. This is becoming a movement. The Senior

Saying Goodbye to Senior Dancing Divas

By Mariah Johnson November 6, 2015 marked the end to football and band marching band season. This was the last game for all of the senior divas. Most of the seniors have been dancing since 9th grade and have made practice and halftime show performances habitual. “It’s going to feel weird going home afterschool now,”


By Ashley Scott The varsity football team took on Creekside this weekend vying for a spot in the playoffs. After suffering crushing defeat from the Stephenson Jaguars last week, losing 55 to 0, the Panthers were looking towards rebounding with a victory. They were hoping to prove that their play doesn’t reflect their record, and

Oregon Shooting

Article By: Jarrod Flounory On October 1, 2015, a mass shooting took place at Umpqua Community College, located near Roseburg, Oregon, United States.  Christopher Harper-Mercer, a 26-year-old student, fatally shot an assistant professor and eight students.  Nine other students were injured.  Police officers responding to the incident engaged Harper-Mercer in a brief shootout.  After being

Student Spotlight: Cori Bostic

Article By: Jordan Benn Cori Bostic is known to many students as the “voice of Southwest DeKalb”.  She can be heard every morning and afternoon on the school intercom providing students and teachers with important school announcements. Cori is not only a voice to our school, but is one of the most active students at

Making Their Way To The Top!!

The Southwest DeKalb Panthers are slowly but surely making their way to the top. In Friday’s game, the Panthers scored a good 28-14 victory over the Martin Luther King Lions. If you werent in attendance, you missed out on a good game. Carrington Jennings, current senior at Southwest Dekalb, also had a highlight tape posted to Max Preps that

Senior Night-Varsity Volleyball

Article by: Ravyn Turner Last night’s game was a game for the ages. Southwest Dekalb faced off against Chamblee Charter High School and Decatur High School in a regional game which was also the last game of the season. The game started off with SWD and Decatur battling back and forth. Every hit, pass, dig, and