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Class of 2016: Year of the Scholars

By Ashley Scott On Wednesday, September 9, 2015 there was a senior meeting at six O’clock, in the auditorium of Southwest DeKalb High school. The senior class sponsors, Mr. White and Ms. Monday informed the senior class parents about dues and upcoming events of the senior class.  Along with the information told to the parents,

Freshmen Tips

Article by Jarrod Flounory Welcome, freshmen. As you embark on a new school year, it can be a bit daunting to walk into a building you’ve probably never been to before.  The newspaper staff would be remiss if we didn’t at least send you a proper welcome on your four year adventure.  In doing so,

Tips to Managing Your Life

The balance between school and extracurricular activities such as playing a sport, volunteering, or even having a job can be very overwhelming. I had to teach myself how to balance between having two jobs and keeping an A average. Most times it can become stressful, but I have learned to manage my time by doing

Junior Takeover!!

       The count down truly begins in your junior year. This year junior dues are 190 dollars. Our dues include the class hoodie which we get to design and the memorable night of your junior and senior prom. If you’re really excited about prom why not join the prom committee to help to decided what

Panthers vs. Bulldogs!!!

The Southwest DeKalb Panthers fell short this past Friday against the Tri-Cities Bulldogs.  The final score was 18-17.  Our Panthers worked hard, but still didn’t get the victory.  It is even claimed that the referees cheated, but it wasn’t proven.  This week is by-week, meaning we won’t have a game.  This will give our team

Lady Panthers Send the Devils Back to the Hills Defeated, 23-11.

Thursday, September 3, 2015 5:30 PM SWD HS 23 Druid Hills 11 On Thursday evening, September 3, the North Druid Hills Lady Devils traveled over to Southwest Dekalb to face off the Lady Panthers Softball team. In the 5 inning game, the Lady Panthers achieved a victory of 23-11, continuing their winning streak.      

The Towers Titans falls to The overwhelming Panther Power 19-14

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 5:30 PM SWD HS 19 Towers Titans 14 Wednesday September 2 …The Lady Panthers traveled to face off against the Lady Titans of Towers. After a devastating first inning the Panthers was forced to dig their claws in and began their come back win. Star pitcher Taylor Roberts not feeling well battled through

Lady Panthers Take Over the Dog House With 23 Points

Once again, our lady Panthers have struck with their dominance. On Tuesday evening, our fellow softball team traveled to Tri-Cities to tame the Bulldogs. The ladies played an outstanding game, with Taylor Roberts dominating once again with 6 strikeouts. In addition, Taylor Roberts and Jayda Fareed home-run. Spotlight Players Taylor Roberts – 6 strikeouts, 1 homerun,

Minor Setback for A Major Comeback!!!

The SWD Panthers got off on a rough start last Friday. They played the Cedar Grove Saints and despite their efforts they fell short losing 31-0. The Cedar Grove football team is currently ranked 36 in Georgia and we are ranked 121 in Georgia. Although Cedar Grove dominated the whole game, the Panther Family was

Softball Seniors Trying to Reach Their Goals!!!

The Southwest DeKalb varsity softball team is off to a great start winning their first 3 games and they have proven that they are determined to reach their many team goals. As a whole, the team hopes to get higher in the regional playoffs. The team roster contains mostly seniors including: Aryanna Smith, Taylor Roberts,