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In Loving Memory of

Elyse Imani Purefoy "I was here, I lived, I loved. I was here, I did, I've done everything that I wanted and it was more than I thought it would be." "I will leave my mark so everyone will know I was here." "The hearts I have touched will be the proof that I leave."

"I will leave my mark so everyone will know I was here." "The hearts I have touched will be the proof that I leave."

"I was here, I lived, I loved. I was here, I did, I've done everything that I wanted and it was more than I thought it would be." Elyse "Weezie" Imani Purefoy was born on November 29, 2001 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA to Henry "Hank" Purefoy, Jr. and Kimberly Ballard-Purefoy. As the oldest of three daughters, she was a role model to her younger sisters and adored by her two older brothers and her bonus big brother Cousin Victor. Elyse attended her BELOVED Dekalb Academy of Technology and the Environment from Kindergarten through eighth grade where she discovered her first passion, cheerleading, which she started in third grade. From an early age, it was obvious that her special qualities were her competitive nature, her sweet quiet spirit, and her will and determination to do everything she did with excellence. By the time she was 7, her love for dancing led her to Noopooh Cultural Academy. Her passion was evolving and she was excited to do what she loved most, but her talents were displayed way beyond cheering and the dance floor. She also shined as a honor student, earning straight A's and was consistenly honored. She was focused and determined to be successful. She had absolute plans for her life and future. She took the initative to enroll in college courses in her junior year in preparation for the dynamic, impactful life we all knew would become her future. Elyse continued to grow and show such independence as a young lady. She juggled highschool and college classes, working a part-time job, dance practices, and still managed to do it all in a manner with which she engaged life. She inspired deep love and comradery amongst her huge tribe of bubbly true blue BFF's, teammates, coaches, teachers, and second moms, who truly understood and loved her beyond words. Her 17 years were a quiet consistent declaration and clarion call to us all. Beyond words and the obvious exterior, how we let our light shine is what inspires and unites us all. Danait Issac 1


Table of Contents eek pg. 4 W k o o b r a e Y National

Student Life pg. 8 Veterans pg. 5

Clubs pg. 34

Red Ribbon Week pg.6

Blood Drives pg.7 Danait Issac Kayla Burkett


Sports pg. 78 8 1 1 . g p s t i a Portr Academics pg. 46

Superlatives pg. 170

Adminstration pg. 108

Senior Ads pg. 180

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National Yearbook Week During the first week of October, the yearbook committee hosted fun yearbook activities in commemoration of the creation and existence of yearbooks all over America, since the 1600s. The committee captured yearbook nostalgia with a “Guess the Staff”activity that funneled both students and staff participation. Our activities also included a yearbook trivia competition that tested our rams' knowledge of the content and context of yearbooks. Winners from each level were chosen and rewarded with exposés shown below.

Stars of Yearbook

Sierra Burns 9th Grade

Eunice Olufemi 11th Grade

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At a young age, Sierra Bruns found her passion for playing basketball with the boys in her afterschool program. Ironically, Sierra was a cheerleader at first, however after her mother saw her interest in basketball, she put Sierra in their church basketball league and since then she has never stopped playing. Sierra hopes to attend college with a basketball scholarship. She is also considering playing for the WNBA. She knows that “Sports will be in her life forever.” Sierra is a Lady Rams Basketball player for Arabia Mountain. Even though she was nervous to try out for the team, Sierra said that “for playing as long as I have it's just another stepping stone.”

Carlyn Workman 10th Grade

At seven years old, Eunice Olufemi used to go to a dance academy with her cousins. This is where her passion for dance began to blossom. Eunice was inspired by her dad to take an interest in many styles of dancing including cultural, jazz, and lyric. “My dad used to attend a lot of dance organization events and classes in Nigeria”, she said. Dance is a stress reliever. When Eunice dances, she hopes that she can make others, including herself, happy. Eunice Olufemi aspires to be a part of the Emeralds Flag team and dance in college.

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"A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning," Brad Henry once said. Carolyn started to love math in 8th grade because of her math teacher, Ms. Jones. She showed Carolyn that math was not as intimidating as it seemed. Ms. Jones inspired Carolyn and catapaulted Carolyn's sucess in her math classes today. One of the things Carolyn likes about her math class is how well she and her classmates work together collaboratively to get their work done. Carolyn aspires to be a lawyer and knows that math plays a big part in it.

Meklit Sultan entered Ms. Matthieu’s class with no TSA experience and left with a purpose. Although joining TSA as an underclassmen was scary at first, Meklit gradually found a community within TSA. The TSA chapter at Arabia Mountain became a place for Meklit to thrive and divulge in her love of coding. She also found a new interest in 3-D printing and laser engraving. Since Freshmen year, Meklit was inspired to become president of TSA. Slowly moving up the ranks, Meklit prepared herself for the role, even becoming secretary until senior year. Today, Meklit is the president of TSA and plans to allign her major of industrial engineering with what TSA has taught these past four years.


Honoring Our School's Veterans Veterans Day started as a day to reflect upon the heroism of those who died in our country's service and was originally called Armistice Day. It fell on Nov.11 which is the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War 1. In 1954, the holiday was changed to "Veterans Day" in order to account for all veterans in all wars. Every year, SGA sponsors a breakfast for our school's veterans as a thank you for their service.

We want to give a special recognition for the veterans that work within our school:

Major Baker, United States Air Force

Lieutenant Colonel Westbrook, United States Army

Mrs. Balford, United States Navy

Mr. Norton, United States Air Force

Mrs. Sanford, United States Marine Corps

Mr. Dunker, United States Marine Corps

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Mr. Hurst, United States Navy

Dr. Jones, United States Army Reserves

Mr. Lightfoot-McCauley, United States Navy

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Red Ribbon Week TRIVIA DAY

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SUPPORT To show support, to our promise of a drug free and bully free life, teachers and students wore red shirts.

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Blood Drive According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds someone in the United States is in need of blood.

Every year at Arabia Mountain High, hundreds of Juniors and Seniors sign up to donate blood during lunch.

JROTC & HOSA Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) and Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) are two student-led organizations that host blood drives twice a year.

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SENIORS

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WISE WORDS "There will always be a reason why you meet people. Either you need them to change your life or you're the one that will change theirs." - Angel Flonis Harefa Adenuga, Emioluwa

"A Vibe Called Blessed."

Barton, Nasjia

Bradshaw-Mclendon, Amber

Crooks, Kaia

I don't know how to budget, buy a house, or make smart investments but at least I know the properties of waves...Oh wait, I don't know that either.

Daniel, Aron

Fambrough, Charles

Daniel, Tramelle

Dear past, thanks for all the lessons. Dear future, I’m ready.

I am my ancestors wildest dream.

Everyone doesn’t need access to you, so just do you. There are too many critics with no credentials.

Clarke, Tamia

If you entertain these clowns, you become part of the circus.

When you learn how much your worth is, you’ll stop giving out discounts.

Life is like a Rubik’s cube, full of twist and turns, until you finally find the solution.

Besay, Danielle

I was the Ariana Grande in a school full of Tori Vegas.

"I know what I bring to the table, so I'm not afraid to eat alone." - Evelyn Lozada

Bibb, Jalyncia

Franklin, Mikayla

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Gray, Aubri

Please pardon this interruption. Good morning rams I'm Nala Johnson and this is my senior quote.

"Pretty good is not enough, I want to be great." - Cristina Yang

Guthrie, Leona

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“Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” – Malala Yousafzai

“ If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready... I was BORN ready!”

Johnson, Nala


SENIORS

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WISE WORDS "My Last Name Is King But I Am A True Queen."

King, Kyra

Always remember your biggest setbacks, pave the way for your greatest comebacks.

Lee, Shanissee

Mayeba, Diamond

Mincy, Sunia

“We’re soarin’, flyin’. There’s not a star in heaven that we can’t reach.” - High School Musical

Nelson, Robyn

Murray, Gabrielle

Oyakhire, Ofuan

Sanon, Pierre

A year from now everything that you're stressing about won't matter, so go to sleep and don't finish that homework.

Our crown has already been bought and paid for. All we have to do is wear it.

Don’t stress, finesse!

"I been balling every season like Kobe with 8, I had to bend back, but they could never break." - RR #Mamba

Peeples, Augyst

I didn't wish to be married to Will, Will wished to be married to me.

“The hardest thing about high school is waking up for it.”

Smith, Brandon

If you're not going to go all the way, why go at all?

Stover, Cierra

Lindsay, Lauren

I spent 113,880 hours of my life for a paper and a handshake.

For He knows where I am going, and when He tests me, I will come out as pure gold. Job 23:10

Sometimes you must hurt in order to grow, lose in order to gain, because most of life's greatest lessons are learned through pain. #LLE

Smith, Jada

A person who settles for crumbs can’t understand the mentality of someone who wants the whole cake.

Strong, Lauryn

“Just give me my diploma and pronounce my name correctly” - Every African Kid Ever

Sultan, Meklit

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"What's the fun in doing what you're told?" - The 1975

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WISE WORDS

SENIORS

Archer, Aiyana

"If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow." -Beyonce

Charles, Jaheam

"Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only have this moment." -Francis Bacon Cunningham, Amber

Dicks, Kaelyn

Emmanuel, Aisha

"Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future." -Oscar Wilde

Ehoussou, Adjoua

The best advice comes from the lyrics of Disney Original Movies and Theme songs of Nickelodeon Shows. Fofung, Lebga

I am not trying to be like everyone else, yet it is not as through I am trying to be any different.

Frank, Tracia

"Ima get mine!" -Jimmy Westbrooks

Chatman, Jacory

Apres la pluie c'est le beaux temps. After the rain, is the rainbow.

It's better to be happy living your own life than to be unhappy living the life your parents want you to live.

"Only the limits of your imagination can determine how far you go." -Meek Mill

Fordham, Talia

Peace is not the absence of chaos. Peace is the refuge in the midst of chaos.

Hollins, Imani

Kalu, Nena

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James, Caitlyn

Feed positivity and starve negativity because what you feed will grow.

When you get to your goals and dreams, you'll appreciate the steps and hard work that got you there.

Kah, Aji

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Learn to live with your regrets or they'll come to haunt you.

I may not be the tallest, or the best looking, but at least I'm not the brighest either.

Morris, Tierra


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WISE WORDS The things that people do aren't about you, people only do things for themselves, so don't take it personally. Instead learn to start doing things for yourself because no else will. Morrison, Jayda

Don't be scared to live life, nobody makes it out alive anyway.

Ndiaye, Assitan

Nguyen, Tiffany

Nyiam, Deborah

"Can you please?!"

Price, Zhane

Parker, Lei Lani

Reid, Sanaejah

Ross, Briana

Remember you don't go through it, you'll grow through it.

My highlight is brighter than my future.

"Life is like a sandwich: Either way you flip it, your bread always comes first."

God is within her, she will not fail. Psalm 46:5

Robinson, Zoe

What is the purpose of this?

Tedla, Michael

The best way to get started is to stop talking and start doing.

Terry, Hannah

"You know, I've realized that I'm probably just perfect and it's everyone else around me that's got issues." -Scott Disick

Mood: CEO,000,000

I really spent four years writing essays and I couldn't think of a good quote...

Nguyen, Nancy

The mitochrondria is the POWERHOUSE of the cell.

"I'm going to stand outside. So if anyone asks, I'm outstanding."

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SENIORS

Washington, Josephine

They were all shades of gray while I was a rainbow.

Whitman, Aviance

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d un o B eeg ll o C College Bound

Arabia Mtn

Jaheam Charles Kennesaw University

Augyst Peeples Fashion Institute of Technology

Ryan Smith University of Kentucky

Emioluwa Adenuga Rochester Institute of Technology

Dakari Moultrie Morehouse College

Makenzie Duncan Georgia State University

Miles Terrell Fort Valley University

Leona Guthrie Albany State University

Inaya El-Amin Johnson C. Smith University

Meklit Sultan Kennesaw University

Alandra Martin Florida A&M University

Victoria Farley-Thompson Georgia State University

Maceo Clarke Georgia Southern University

Sanaejah Reid University of Georgia

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Torey Taylor Georgia State University

Lebga Fofung Miami University


d un o B eeg ll o C College Bound

Arabia Mtn

Lauren Lindsay Tuskegee University

Diamond Maybea University of Georgia

Divine Turner Alabama State University

Jessica To Kennesaw University

Jalen Hassen Howard University

Kyra King Southern University

Sunia Mincy Louisiana State University

Alexis Thomas-Fitzgerald Kennesaw University

Adjoua Ehoussou Augusta University

Lawrence Marbury North Carolina A&T State University

Victoria Gordan Hampton University

Toni Simmons Georgia State University

Joshua Brooks Fort Valley State University

Ariel Parker Georgia State University

Nancy Nguygen Kennesaw University

Ayomikun Akin-David Augusta University

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DEVELOPING STORY:

RAMS MAKE IT OFFICAL AT signing day! Signing day, a day that most high school athletes look forward to in their highschool career. Having their families, friends, and teammates in attendance makes their heart melt. The work they put in to get here is worth it, as they now have scholarships offered to them to play the sport they love. Having colleges scout you is an honor. It allows student athletes to play at a level that truly showcase their outstanding abilities. With these scholarships, students will not have to spend as much money on college, and whether they go pro or not, they have money saved to pursue their careers. They took their coaches' advice and words of wisdom, and are now moving to the next step in their lives. Players David Ndukwe and Chandler Martin are just two examples of star-studded student athletes. Since ninth grade, they dedicated their lives to the sport they love called football. Having to balance school and sports is a tough task, but they made it look easy. With their loved ones behind them every step of the way, they reached their goals of receiving scholarships. With David Ndukwe attending Western Kentucky University and Chandler Martin attending East Tennessee State University, the sky is the limit for these young men. Congratulations to them on their achievements, and we look forward to hearing great things from them in the future.

DIVISION DIVISION ONE ONEBOUND BOUND Ram, David Ndukwe wears #56 proudly as this action shot recounts one of his best moments at AMHS. Now as a Western Kentucky Hilltopper, moving on also means a new jersey number.

Eventhough, leaving high school is a milestone all in itself, Chandler Martin will also be joing a new brotherhood of football players as a newly declared East Tennessee State Buccaneer!

Congrats David and Chandler! Photos courtesy of Chandler Martin and David Ndukwe

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Among andministration, family, friends and coaches, David and Chandler both excited and nervous have a chit-chat as they get ready to symbolically officiate a new chapter in their football careers.

After finally being signed, ready for the next stages in their Football careers and another step closer to leaving high school, Chandler and David, pose with a very proud Dr. Swanson as he congraulates them.

No one is more proud than Mom! Parents watch their sons mature as they get older, and seeing them continue to grow into young men would bring anyone to happy tears.

Putting the pen down and picking up the hat is a symbolic moment for any athlete at their sigining day. Chandler and David wear their University's hat with pride after finally putting the pen to rest.

Defenseive linemen, David Ndukwe is seen here with his head held high as he offically becomes a part of the Western Knetucky Hilltoppers Football team.

I dont have a favorite memory from my years as a Ram. Out of the games, practices and pre-game concerts on the bus, I will walk away with brothers as I gain new experiences at ETSU. I'm going to miss playing with my team and with the coaches, I know that they have made me better. So, I can't tell you my all time favorite memory or what I'm going to miss, because I'm going to cherish it all. -Chandler Martin

I am most exicted about getting bigger and better, and playing the D1 level, plus free money for college never hurt anyone. Eventhough I'll be leaving the Rams, I walk away as a Freshman Hilltopper which is also a new exciting journey .- David Ndukwe Photos courtesy of Chandler Martin and David Ndukwe

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PINKO U T

Nancy Nguyen and Niya Robinson are rocking pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

These Arabia scholars are starting Homecoming the right way, with a splash of pink!

In the classrooms or in the hallways, AMHS students aren't afriad to take advantage of showing off their pink.

MEME

Caught a snap of this rare occasion of an e-girl with Arthur.

The seniors went all out and showed off their excitement for meme day.

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SKSKSK! These VSCO girls got everyone to drink from hydro flasks and save the turtles.


Celebrity Day Janelle Monae and Billie Eilish make an unlikely collab in the AMHS gym.

Tyler the Creator made an appearance in the halls of Arabia Mountain High School.

Rico Nasty is out here breaking barriers and showing that being weird is ok.

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WOW! So many celebrities in one photo!

The Migos "came through dripping" in the cafeteria surprising all the students nearby.

Nancy Nguyen embodies the spirit of Peter Griffin ready to spill the tea.

Steve Urkel is giving us his quirky and goofy personality.

Ayomikun Akin-David dresses as Kayla Nicole as she demonstrates the difference between "real life" and social media.

Ashlynn Wright mimics Gabrielle Union wore her Clover's cheerleading outfit from Bring It On.

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Spirit

The seniors look amazing in all black!

Ariya Ellis, Taya Harvey, and Essence Gilbert are an elite group of cool students dubbed "the Plastics". Madeline Miller and Harmony Andrews complete one another with their adorable devil and angel outfits.

Justin Turner and Kameron Dowling are dressed as the popular Disney twins, Zack and Cody.

Divine Turner and Ashley Anderson recreate Jordan Peele's award-winning thriller movie, US.

Daron Woods and Cecil Davis act out the funny and iconic scene in Friday.

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Ash Ketchum and Carla Perrymond as Pikachu made a pit stop at Arabia Mountain on their quest to travel the world for Pokemon balls.

Scooby Doo and the gang are back solving mysteries at Arabia Mountain High School!


Day Freshmen are standing out with their bright green!

Sophomores are representing our school by wearing blue! Juniors looking great in white!

Generation Day Juniors showing a mature side of themselves by imagining a future with kids.

The seniors sure do know how to dress like their grandparents!

This sophmore recreates one of her outfits from her childhood as a toddler.

The freshmen dress up as babies!

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HOMECOMING PEPRALLY

The dance battle between the drum majors, chearleaders, and football players was a close call, but they all did great.

DANCE BATTLE

The flute section is marching with confidence.

Banner girls are looking great, representing our school spirit, holding our school banner.

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The JV cheerleaders showed off their dynamic moves.

The Jewels were in-sync and displayed perfection as always.

The Kappa League gave us a very entertaining performance.

The drum section made a big impact with their loud entrance.

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HOMECOMING GAME Look at the AMHS Funk Machine keeping form and strutting along the walk way, showing off their training at the parade!

Look at our emeralds waving their flags with confidence and courage to represent the best high school in the world.

For the first time ever, Arabia had a parade and we saw our beautiful Homecoming Court riding in style.

The banner girls are gracefully showing the school marching band's honorable sign!

The Funk machine made sure to show up and show out for the school, playing with high energy.

Every member of the Funk Machine do their part so the routine runs smoothly, and so they can provide a show stopping performance.

The cheerleaders are representing their team with spirit and pride through their loud chants and awesome dance moves. One of the Rams is using his strength to get the opposing team out of his way.

GAME ON

The football team is encouraging each other and preparing to take the win on Homecoming Night, one of the biggest games of the year. The football players take a short break before the last quarter of the game!

"First Down" is heard as one of our players gets taken down by the opposing team.

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Player #3 catches the football while Player #20 guards him.

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HOMECOMING COURT Homecoming King: Akinjuwon Akinbami

Homecoming Queen: Divine Turner

Miss 12th Grade: Jalyncia Bibb

Mr. 12th Grade: Malcolm Grinnell

Mr. 11th Grade: Omarion Montgomery

Miss 11th Grade: Chynelle Guiden

Mr. 10th Grade Regshun Lee

Miss 10th Grade Hayley Williams

Miss 9th Grade: Ashley Anderson

Mr./Miss Arabia: Chadwick Xavier Dorsey Nasjia Armani Barton

Mr./Miss FFA: Miles Lee Madison Kelly

Miss Basketball: Ke'andrea Middlebrooks

Miss NHS Emioluwa Adenuga

Mr/Miss Track: Jordan Barrow Samaria Allen

Mr./Miss Cross Country: Joshua Brooks Samaria Robinson

Mr. FBLA & EARTH CLUB / Miss E.A.R.T.H. Club: Jalon Flowers & Danait Issac

Mr. Band & FCCLA /Miss Band: Martz Jenkins Mikayla Franklin

Mr./Miss JROTC: Jabahri Robinson Kendall Franklin

Miss Varisty Cheer: Kyra King

Mr./Miss SBE: Lawrence Marbury Meklit Sultan

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Mr./Miss Golf: Haden Turner Miracle Goolsby

Mr.TSA: Jaylen Nipper

Miss Ladies of Distinction: Nala Johnson

Mr./Miss Wrestling: Dwayne Edwards Nya Floyd


HOMECOMING DANCE As the lights were flashing, students laughing and music blasting, projections of the masquerade mask covered the gymnasium walls.

Amongst the music, lights, decorations and beautiful people surrounding them, these seniors showed up and showed out! Jaming out to the right song, looking good and doing it together, is what Nafisa Sabara and her girls are doing.

Girls just want to have fun at Homecoming! These students were caught on camera "living their best life" at the 2019 Homecoming Dance.

Aiya Bishop, Chamiya Brooks and Miracle Brown, are pictured here looking fantastic while representing their respective graduating classes!

Ragan Robinson and crew are seen here, looking their best in a "drip" only fit for a Rams' Homecoming.

Seniors, Damien Dewar and Eric Making the night last forever, "carpe-ing the diem," having a Matthews came through dressed to good time and lookimg "spiffy" are all things these guys are their best at their last Homecoming of doing simultaneously. high school.

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Jaylen Nipper came to the AMHS Homecoming dance looking "fresh to death, like a million bucks!" Nancy Nguyen Danait Issac Talia Fordham


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Club Listings May 2020

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F.B.L.A.

Future Business Leaders of America (F.B.L.A.) is a club that allows students to build their business and profssional skills through competitions, professional dress days, and leadership development. Sponsored By: Eric Hurst, Lawanda Sanford, Whitney Mack

F.C.C.L.A.

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (F.C.C.L.A.) is an oragnization that devlops students' leadership skills and further their understanding of lifestyles through learning about family consumer science. Sponsored By: April Langer

F.F.A.

Future Farmers of America (F.F.A.) promotes the study of agricultural education while expressing the significance of maintaining the Earth's environment. Sponsored By: Sabrina Davis

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H.O.S.A.

Health Occupations Students of America, commonly known as H.O.S.A., is an organization that provides students with the skills and information needed for healthcare professions. Sponsored By: Nicholous Gray

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA is a national organization that cultivates trade, technical, professional, and healthcare skills students need to be prepared for multiple career fields. Sponsored By: Felecia Williams

T.S.A. Technology Student Association (T.S.A.) is an organization that allows students to demonstrate their STEM prowess through competitions and to allow students to become the STEM leaders of tomorrow. Sponsored By: Shenica Mathieu, Itamar Roberts

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Chess Club

Chess Club gives students a chance to learn the strategic game of chess. By playing chess, students are able to become more concentrated and patient while socializing with like-minded students. Sponsored By: Bruce Pflegar

Debate Team

Debate Team gives students a chance to synthesize information and news from around the world to support or oppose a claim on contraversial topics. Sponsored By: Emanuel Martin

Reading Bowl

Reading Bowl is a team of attentive students who read Georgia award-winning books to be quizzed on the books’ details at an area-wide competition. Sponsored By: Jacqueline Jones

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Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code gives girls a chance to learn about coding and learn more about computer science through the perspective of women. Sponsored By: Shenica Mathieu

N.S.B.E

N.S.B.E., commonly known as National Society of Black Engineers is an organization that promotes engineering towards African American teens through competitions and conferences. Sponsored By: Shenica Mathieu

Robotics/VEX

Robotics gives students a chance to explore the process of making robots and mechanical engineering. Sponsored By: Fabian Bowman

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AMHS Ambassadors

AMHS Ambassadors are a group of respectable students who represent Arabia Mountain’s standard for distinguished leaders. Sponsored By: Maryce Balford

Ladies of Distinction

Ladies of Distinction is a group of women that cultivates a sisterhood among its members through community service activities and maintaining a positive reputation seen by others. Sponsored By: Stephanie Hunt

S.G.A.

The Student Government Association, generally known as S.G.A., is a collection of student-elected leaders who represent the voice of Arabia’s student body in the events and activities around the school. Sponsored By: Lawanda Sanford

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Beta Club

Beta Club honors students who excel academically while providing leadership and community service opportunities. Sponsored By: Briana Johnson

S.A.D.D.

Students Against Destructive Decisions, commonly known as S.A.D.D., is a counseling club that helps students make decisions that benefit their lives. Sponsored By: Glorhea Sherman, Meika Banks

Pink Pearls

Pink Pearls is a sisterhood that focuses on female empowerment and development through community service and socials. Sponsored By: Tanisha Jones

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Club Listings May 2020

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AMHS Ambassadors

AMHS Ambassadors are a group of respectable students who represent Arabia Mountain’s standard for distinguished leaders. Sponsored By: Maryce Balford

Ladies of Distinction

Ladies of Distinction is a group of women that cultivates a sisterhood among its members through community service activities and maintaining a positive reputation seen by others. Sponsored By: Stephanie Hunt

S.G.A.

The Student Government Association, generally known as S.G.A., is a collection of student-elected leaders who represent the voice of Arabia’s student body in the events and activities around the school. Sponsored By: Lawanda Sanford

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Beta Club

Beta Club honors students who excel academically while providing leadership and community service opportunities. Sponsored By: Briana Johnson

S.A.D.D.

Students Against Destructive Decisions, commonly known as S.A.D.D., is a counseling club that helps students make decisions that benefit their lives. Sponsored By: Glorhea Sherman, Meika Banks

Pink Pearls

Pink Pearls is a sisterhood that focuses on female empowerment and development through community service and socials. Sponsored By: Tanisha Jones

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4-H

4-H is a club that supports the youth in reaching their full potential while promoting the health and well-being of the environment. Sponsored By: Melissa Daniels

E.A.R.T.H Club

Environmental Activists Ready to Help Club, or E.A.R.T.H Club, focuses on encouraging students to participate in conservation efforts through mini service projects, volunteer work, and taking local action on current environmental issues. Sponsored By: Kodjovi Modenou

Science Bowl

Science Bowl challenges its analytical students with questions concerning the vast scientific world. Sponsored By: Fred Okoh

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International Club

International Club explore different cultures around the world through interactive activities. Sponsored By: Adelia Kim

Yoga

Yoga does a variety of poses that stretches and relaxes students' bodies, providing a serene space in chaotic student life. Sponsored By: Lawanda Sanford

A.S.A

African Student Association, also known A.S.A., is an organization that brings together students to celebrate the meaning of being a person of African descent. Sponsored By: Michel Tetchi, Travis Copeland

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FACULTY faculty

Our fresh faculty at Arabia Mountain High School are a team of individuals that share the same gnarly goals for their students. They want to raise the roof for academics and success. Everyday is an opportunity to provide not only a safe environment to learn, but also a rad place to develop.

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Arabia Mountain High School has a crazy amount of dedicated and cool coaches. Will they ever let you down? As if! Our coaches are all that and a bag of chips. The dedication these faculty and staff have to work their respective jobs at Arabia during the school day and then manage sports after is unbelieveable! "No one is bigger than the team." - Gregg Popovich

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ELA Channel Comment Section

Malcolm Grinnell, 12th "Ms. Ray is very helpful with how she adapts to everybody's different method of learning."

Deaven Cheatham-Jones, 12th "I have Ms. Cooper for two periods and the investment that she puts in her kids is inspiring. I'm at my lowest points, I askShe myself 'Whatme would Ms. Cooper "Ms. Kirk When is a very enthusiastic teacher. makes excited to learndo?" math!"

Raphiel Rollins, 12th "Ms. Hunt is a great teacher. She is going to push you to learn and help you succeed."

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Ms. Hunt is full of positivity and stamina as she happily shows the class what work they have for the day.

Mr.Schollmeyer proudly poses as he works on the assignments for his next class.

Ms. Ray looks over her lesson plans after the class engages in an interactive discussion.

Ms. Cooper looks over and assists her students as they work rigorously.

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Hamilton, Rose

Cooper, Leslie L.

English Department Chair, AmericanBritish Literature, Writer's Literature, AP Language, Yearbook Workshop

Jackson-Ray, Laquisha Johnson, Briana

9th Grade Litearture and Composition

9th Grade Literature and Composition

Grant, Nikkia

American Literature, World Literature

Johnson, Curtis

ESOL

Herrmann, Scott

Hunt, Stephanie

American Literature

British Literature

Jones, Tanisha

Lightfoot-McCauley ,Michael

World Literature

American Literature, British Literature

Schollmeyer, Christopher Williams, Carmilla 9th Grade Literature and Composition

World Literature

Top Chat At AMHS, students are able to take literature courses such as World Literature, AP English Language and Composition, American Literature, and British Literature. In these courses, students read literary classics like The Odyssey, The Scarlet Letter, and Beowoulf as well as the controversial young adult book Dear Martin. The titles read in each grade level range between legends from early B.C. to modern day writing styles. For example, In American literature, 11th grade students cover all key American literary time periods such as Colonial, American Gothic, Romanticism and Modernism. In world literature, students experience reading books and poems from Afghanistan, Columbia, and Russia. By exposing students to a vast amount of literary genres and time periods, students are able to widen their understanding of world issues, the evolution of American writing and strengthen their own personal writing skills. The proper order to take the necessary and minimal requirements to graduate is 9th grade Literature, 10th grade World Literature, 11th grade American Literature, and lastly 12th grade British Literature. However, this process is not rigid and students are encourages to challenge themselves with more complex classes, such as AP Lang. The ELA department also offers great opportunties such as the district wide Laws of Life essay competition that enables students to win cash prizes for essay writing.

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Science Channel Comment Section

Brianna Reynolds, 10th “Westbrook is a really good teacher. He’ll help you out as long you do all your work and keep your grades up.”

Jordan Murray, 9th “Mrs. Barnett is a good teacher. Whenever she gives us our assignments for the day, she will go over it, assist us, and ask if there are any questions, comments or concerns.”

Tyler Wilkerson, 12th "It's fun to learn about the way the human body works. It is really a large step towards working in the medical field."

Science LIVE Mrs. Barnett’s students eagerly asks her questions about photosynthesis and cell processes.

Sydnee and Kennedy are focused on differientiating between speed and velocity for their physics assignments. Mr. Snyder can’t keep still when he’s talking about examining formulas through the different tools used in physics.

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Okoh, Fred

Chemistry, AP Chemistry, Science Department Chair

Adewunmi,

Human Anatomy, Forensic Science

Dixon-Brown, Shelbie Jones, Marvin

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Murchinson,

Biology

Chemistry

Biology, AP Biology

Environmental Science

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Thedford, Steven

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Chemistry, AP Physics

Physics

Biology

Environmental Science, AP Environmental Science

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Environmental Science

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Forensic Science

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Atoms, molecules, gravity, and DNA are only few topics covered in the AMHS science classes. At AMHS, there are science courses assigned to each grade level. Biology, Chemistry, and Physics are taken by 9th, 10th, and 11th graders respectively. These classes allow students to expand their understanding of biological processes, chemical equations and functions, as well as the nature of matter and energy. Beyond the core science classes offered to each grade level, students are able to partake in other interactive courses. The other courses available are: Human Anatomy, Environmental Science, Animal Science, Forensic Science, AP Chemistry, AP Physics, AP Biology and AP Environmental Science. In the higher level science classes given, AMHS students are able to broaden their knowledge on the topics discussed in general science classes. Unlike other schools, Arabia emphasizes its love for science by pushing its students to take up two science classes their sophomore year. This is usually a combination of Chemistry and Environmental Science. In doing so, our students are able to absorb more scientific knowledge early as well as opens up their schedule and thus more opportunities during their junior and senior year. Our school is so in tuned with science that those students who show great promise are encouraged to join the Science Bowl club under the guidance of Dr. Okoh. No matter the case, science is a solid choice.

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Math Channel Comment Section

Keylan Wlliams, 9th "Ms. Lee is a cool and disciplined teacher. If you're productive in her class, you will see that she is a fun teacher!"

Victoria Forbes, 9th "Ms. Kirk is a very enthusiastic teacher. She makes me excited to learn math!"

"Ms. Kirk is a very enthusiastic teacher. She makes me excited to learn math!"

Tinyah Noel, 12th "Mr. Sanon is overall a great teacher. He thoroughly explains every math problem. He also gives us any extra help and examples."

Math LIVE Ms. Shaik is helping her students find the value of "x" so they can get the value of "A" on their tests.

Mr. Sanon smirks as he thinks about how well his students are going to do on this week’s test and IXLs.

Mr. Baynes smiles as he finds joy in helping his students figure out how to navigate through their math problems.

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Mr. Smith smiles as he thinks about how much he is blessing his students with his knowledge of right triangles.

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Smith, Merck

Baynes, Darryl

Burrell, Raymee

Gilbert, Martin

Pre-Cal, AP Statistics, Department Chair

Analytic Geometry, Advanced Algebra, Department Chair

Advanced Algebra

Coordinate Algebra

Pre-Cal, Calculus

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Knezek, Ross

Lee, Jillian

Modenou, Kodjovi

Peterson, Michael

Analytic Geometry and Advanced Analytic Geometry and Advanced Coordinate Algebra Algebra Algebra

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Pre-Cal

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Analytic Geometry, Leader of Chess Club

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At AMHS, there are amazing math courses available for all grade levels. Students learn Coordinate Algebra, Advanced Algebra, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade respectively. Arabia Mountain loves to work with a pace that allows students to be more comfortable with the work. Within the math department, there are exceptional students who are able to stay ahead of their peers by taking the accelerated math track or kickstarting their high school in the 8th grade by taking Coordinate Algebra. On this path, 9th grade students have the option to take the first semester of Analytic Geometry or the whole course. 10th graders take advanced Algebra or Pre-Calculus. 11th and 12th graders in accelarated math take Calculus or AP Calculus. Arabia Mountain High School is fortunate enough to have a great staff of mathmaticians who are easy to approach. For those who struggle with math, there are tutorials held almost every week for the general class and the End od Course Test. In Mr. Smith's and Dr. Pfleger's Geometry classes, students have fun launcingh potatoes in the parking lot to record project data. Ms. Watkin's AP Stats class frequenty makes edible candy data. Mr. Webb encourages his students to answer a fun bonus question before each quiz. The lengths our teachers at Arabia will go to in order to spice up our lessons are admirable.

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HISTORY Channel Comment Section

Azaria Lambert, 9th "Mr. Allen is a very cool teacher. He helps us out whenever we have work or anything else in class. You can come to him to talk about anything."

Aric Porter, 12th "Mr. Brooks is very in-depth with his teaching. He really wants his kids to learn since he takes time is in and out ofenthusiastic class to help you with theShe information. Mr. Brooks is a great "Ms. Kirk a very teacher. makesOverall, me excited to learn math!" teacher.�

Zakiah Bryant, 10th "Mr.Ferguson talks a lot about religion and geographical location of empires and dynasties. He goes really in depth about the backstories and what the books don't tell us."

History LIVE Mr. Brooks loves to supply his students with their educational demand in his morning Economics class.

The seniors intently listen to Mr. Brooks as they gain knowledge for future money moves.

During planning, Mr. Roche prepares his lesson plans for an exciting day of learning in class.

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Heys, Elizabeth

Allen, Alton

AP World History, AP US History, Geography, Civics Department Chair

Barnes, Brandy

Brooks, Alfred

Economics, Geography, Civics

Economics, AP Macroeconomics US History, Geography, Civics

Ferguson, Dante

Brown, Norman

Carlton, John

Copeland, Travis

Geography, Civics

Economics, AP Psycology

AP World History, Current Issues, World History Ethnic Studies

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World History

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Top Chat Throughout a student’s career at AMHS, they take a set of very intriguing history and social science courses. These classes include: Geography, Civics, World History, United States History, and Economics. Beyond the general courses offered at the school, Advanced Placement classes are also available for students to take in this department. With AP classes like AP Psychology, AP Human Geography, AP Macroeconomics, AP World History, and AP United States History, students can learn themes on government, history, and psychology at a higher level. If these students do well, they can recieve college credit and save money and time once they graduate. The Civics and Geography classes are taken by 9th graders. The classes are each a semester long and covers topics like the branches of government, the history of the United States political system as well as the placement policies of different regions around the world. As students mature out of Freshmen year, they are given bigger opportunties with more responsibitlies. Students who progress to the 10th grade have the option to take regularWworld History or AP World History. In this class, students study how the world evolved into the modern society it is today. In the 11th grade, students take either general United States History or take the AP version of the classes Students learn about how colonization transformed the dynamic of American culture, law, and geography. By senior year, students take either Economics and AP Macroeconomics to learn about the circulation of currency in the American economy. AP Psychology and AP Human Geography are elective social sciences offered to seniors and sophomores respectively.

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World H A O W Languages Orieth Rodriguez

Mary Lou Ramos -Brown

Elvira Thompson

Adelia Kim

Allison Franks

Michel Tetchi

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Hola! Bonjour! Arabia Mountain High School offers both French and Spanish classes to all students looking to spice up their linguistics. Beginner students can start at beginner level and advance to year three of either language. Those who exceed in Spanish are even offered the opportunity to take AP Spanish with Senora Kim. The Spanish portion of the department is run by our lovely ladies, Orieth Rodriguez, Adelia Kim, Mary Lou Ramos-Brown, Elvira Thompson, and Allison Franks,. Our French portion of this department is a one-man show staring Mr. Michel Tetchi himself! Each teacher shares their knowledge and background in the given languages as well as their cultural ties. All classes are based on the development of listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. Jessica To Deborah Nyiam Kayla Burkett

Mrs. Thompson's class is focused as they hurry to finish the warm-up so they can be prepared for the class review. Mr. Tetchi is at the board teaching and moving around to help his students get in the French rhythm as he revises.

Mrs. Thompson is working vigorously at her desk as she supervises the class and prepares to put up the next question for this week's test on common Spanish phrases.


EXCEPTIONAL education

Brandy Barnes

Kimberly Foster-Glen

Ms. Hill smiles as she finds joy in helping the wide variety of students in Ms. Grant's room.

Exceptional education is all about making the process of teaching every assisted student as normal as possible. Many of these students join their peers for normal periods of times and join their assigned exceptional educator after a certain period.

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Exceptional education caters to all students with disabilities, specifically their needs and differences. This department gives students who need an extra hand the push and attention they need to thrive. This includes individual teaching procedures and specialized instructions as needed. The goal of the department is to increase these students' academic performance as well as opening their post-secondary options. Arabia has all hands on deck with ensuring that all students with any special needs have enough assistance to be successful. These educators are specialized in working with these students' strengths as well as challenges. This department isn’t about a “one size fits all," it offers a range of wonderful procedures and services to cater to each student.

Brittani Hill

Sharonda McLean

Porcia Richardson-Spears Our exceptional educators, such as Ms. Foster-Glen, are beloved by all the students she encounters. Our exceptional educators are a different breed of amazing.

A+ Ms.RichardsonSpears overhlooking students' work to make sure they are on the right track to success.

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ART aesthetics

To prepare for a beautifully simplistic photography assignment, students have to first conquer the challenge of balancing smooth rocks.

The Art Department made their contributions to the Black History Program with hand drawn portraits of African American icons. This Shirley piece was done by Jada Taylor

Jaylin Murphy experimenting with his yellows and greens as he secures the technique needed to make his tessellation.

Ms. Knight showcases her artistic skills through her realistic painting of a woman and a black bird during class. Jessica To Deborah Nyiam Kayla Burkett

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One of the pathways offered by the Fine Arts department is Art. The classes in this portion of the Fine Arts department are taught by Shameka Sheldon and Lauren Knight. In the art pathway students work hard to understand art principles in their pieces. For students to achieve this feat, they take VisualArts, Drawing and Painting 1 and 2, AP Studio Art, and Sculpture classes. Beyond the classes required for the pathway, students have the option of taking photography, and visual arts as electives. During their years in art, students are able to experiment with their creativity through collaborative works and critical thinking. Art students are able to express themselves in different perspectives through interactive assignments such as portraits, nature art, and paintings. By taking the courses in the art pathway, students will be taking the first step towards making a positive impact on the world with their artwork.

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Shameka Sheldon

Lauren Knight

With the choice of any subject in a sculpture class, Keion Davis decides to focus on creating a stcak of pankcakes.

Finishing details are added to pieces with precision to give paintings their last distinguishing flair by Nancy Nguyen.

Akira Neal giving our lives color with her fun-sized sculpture of a crayon box!

While sculpting donuts out of clay, students have to form the clay just as a baker would dough.

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ENGINEER Fabian Bowman

Shenica Mathieu

Itamar Roberts

Devin Grayson leading his group as they work on getting one of the VEX Robots ready for competition.

One of the options that students have for a pathway is Engineering. Within the Engineering department, students can choose between two pathways: Engineering or Energy. The Engineering pathway focuses on the key components of engineering such as the engineering design process and basics of robotics. On energy pathway focus on learning the flow of energy and its relationship with engineering. The students apply their learning by working on interactive projects such as the electrathon car and wood carving. Both pathways consist of year long classes over the course of three years. These classes are foundations of engineering, concepts of engineering, and applications of engineering for the engineering pathway students. For the energy pathway students, the courses they take are: foundations of energy and technology, energy and power systems, and appropriate and alternative energy technologies. Harrison Cosby adjusting the drone's wings as Mr. Roberts overlooks the class.

Harrison Cosby and Desmore Joseph striking a pose with their drone. They are excited about its successful flight. Jessica To Deborah Nyiam Kayla Burkett

Miracle Whitfield opening up the supply box to look for spare parts for the robot.

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Lawanda Sanford

Mrs. Sanford's students are working on on websites that assist them with coding and programming.

Kenan Jackson stares deeply at his computer as he brainstorms his solutions for the digital word problem at hand.

These students are not playing. They take their digital work very seriously. Look at their concentration!

Mrs. Sanford instructing the class about the lesson plan.

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Introduction to Digital Technology is a class for students interested in pursuing careers in web design, digital communications, networking, and programming. The class is designed for first year students enrolled in the computer science pathway. The class sets the foundational information needed to adapt to the technological and digital world. This foundational knowledge acquired during this course includes but is not limited: hardware, software, programming, information technology, and support networks. To achieve this goal of teaching students these technological essentials, students are taught in a computer lab. By doing so, students who take the course can have more hands on experiences with computers and softwares. Jessica To Deborah Nyiam Kayla Burkett


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In a society where our world is becoming more integrated with technology and the operations of all sorts of algorithms, it is key that we set a path for students to become adept with the change. Computer science at Arabia Mountain High School is offered at the advanced placement (AP) level and teaches students the foundation of modern computing. The topics covered include programming, algorithm development, searches and sorts and more. This course puts emphasis on problem-solving and algorithm development and is based on object-oriented programming. All computer science classes are taught by Lawanda Sanford and Bruce Pfleger. Together, they work to prepare their students for the Advanced PlacementÂŽ Computer Science exam. The goal is to prepare students to be productive participants in todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s technological and global society. By the end of this course, students are expected to be able to use computers effectively and pursue career endeavors within the computer science field.

Lawanda Sanford

Bruce Pfleger

Mrs. Sanford instructing to those at the boards on how to analyze the computal data at hand.

Jamir Balfour is at the board putting his knowledge to the test as he demonstrates to the class what the data means.

Collaboration is super important as seen in this computer science class. Teamwork makes the computer dreamwork! Jessica To Deborah Nyiam Kayla Burkett

Mrs. Sanford hard at work figuring out her next lesson plan. Also, look at that organization system!

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BU$INESS

Eric Hurst

Whitney Mack With informative teachers, business student Takiya Hines feels confident about the answers she gives in class.

Kevin Amponsah and his partner, Harmony Andrews learn about professionalism through voicemail practices essential for any entrepreneur's business.

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Business is an important science that many forget is woven into the lives of everyone. At Arabia Mountain, the Entrepreneurship pathway trains students with the information needed to become an important piece of this puzzle. The pathway begins with an introductory class that covers the basic essentials for starting a business. Students learn how to communicate among other businesses, properly use the technology commonly used in the workplace, and recieve a small glimpse into the world of entrepreneurship. The following year, students learn about the legal and technical elements of owning a business. With this knowledge, scholars can avoid legal issues regarding their company and their employment. In the end, students receive a better understanding of entrepreneurship. The final installment of the Entrepreneurship pathway covers how to build a business plan, the study of the transfer of wealth in different economic systems, and the advertisement of the goods and services produced by businesses. Students receive an overview of the components needed to run a successful business in the economy.

In the Introduction to Business, Ms. Mack keeps her class energized with hands-on activities like review games to summarize the unit.

Kandon Fears quickly writes on his white board to answer Mrs. Mack's questions.

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Whippin Kitchen

While preparing creamy chicken alfredo, Mia Sterling and Stephanie Watt break down the chicken in perfect culinary fashion.

IN THE April Langer

Jayla Culpepper and her su chef use peeled cloves of garlic to add flavor to their appetizing dishes.

The culinary students show their cooking and baking expertise by making crème brûlée

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The Culinary Arts Pathway consists of three classes taken over the course of three years taught by April Langer. Those classes are Introduction to Culinary, Culinary 1, and Culinary 2. The course prepares students to take on the careers of chefs, bakers, kitchen managers, etc. Through their years in the pathway, students are taught the basics of kitchen equipment, baking, and fine dining. They do so through learning different cooking styles and applying those skills to hands-on meal preparation assignments. By working within the standards of the culinary arts pathway, students will understand what it is like to work in a professional kitchen as well as proper sanitation rules. Additonally, students gain experience planning, purchasing, and serving quality food products and meals. At the end of the pathway, students take the End of Pathway exam to become Servsafe Certified. Jessica To Deborah Nyiam Kayla Burkett

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Jayla Culpepper whipping like their isn't a tommorow. She also has some cooking admirers in the back admiring her great craftmenship.

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Agriculture Greens WITH THE

Here at the greenhouse, Katyana Flagg isn't afraid to get her hands dirty to plant crops.

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MEAN GREEN

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The Agriculture Pathway is designed to educate students on the distribution, processing, and production of agricultural commodities. These include animals, food, fiber, and natural resources. The pathway spans over the course of three years. The courses required for agriculture are Basic Agricultural Science and Technology, General Horticulture and Plant Science, and Nursery and Landscape. During their time in the pathway, students are given an introduction to plant science and horticulture information. Additionally, they are introduced to basic skills needed to work in the greenhouse and managing landscape design. Agriculture students apply what they learn in the classroom with hands on laboratory assignment. For example, students will grow plants, raise chickens, and prep meals with the crops they produce. Agriculture pathway students use their classroom experiences in their co-curricular organization FFA.

No matter what the weather is, our farmers at Arabia make sure the plants are nourished and loved.

Ms. Smith, Mrs. Sanford, and Ms. Henry enjoying their homemade and home grown chicken salads courtesy of the agriculture department.

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JR ROTC

Charles Baker

Kelbey Norton Dai'Chunna was removed from the drill practice for making the smallest misstep as a response to the command. JROTC upholds military precision and expects all of its students to do the same.

Students begin class by receiving messages from their superiors after their daily mantra.

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Amber Cunningham reporting to Major Baker for an inspection of her uniform.

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The Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps or JROTC is a military regulated program aimed at giving high school students a sense of citizenship, accomplishment, and responsibility. This course teaches students to become better citizens as well as enhances their moral character. Arabia’s JROTC specializes in the Air Force branch of the military and the program has been recognized as one of the top AFJROTC units in the Air Force. The main purpose of AFJROTC is to teach citizenship. It is the program’s desire that each student grows into a mature young adult who respects authority, has the confidence to accomplish any task, and is focused on the correct priorities.

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In times of need, Skyler Woody assists younger cadets help with their uniforms and JROTC practices.

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Work Based

LEARNING

LaSonya Smith

The work-based learning students eagerly pay attention to Ms. Smith's presentation on job inteview procedures. Ms. Smith setting out work place documents so the students can pick them up in an orderly and alphabetical manner.

MON D AY MEET INGS ! Every Monday, WBL students know to report to the library for a meeting covering weekly assignments as well as lessons on all workplace related documents and etiquette.

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WBL students can strike poses with no pressure because they are securing the bag.

Work Based Learning is an outstanding program that gives seniors the opportunity to expand, grow, and network. The program allows students to pursue part time jobs to gain not only financial support, but also useful job experiences. Every Monday, WBL students meet to learn more about workplace etiquette, documents, and more before they head out to the real world. They also receive weekly assignments based on financial literacy and workplace documents. WBL works in partnership with the CTAE clubs that help build on career experience. Through this program, students have access to industry tours, scholarships, and the ability to recieve their Work Ready certification. In the end, students are expected to be able to approach the real world with enough experience to continue or embark on any new career endeavors properly. As Rihanna once said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Work, work, work, work, work.â&#x20AC;?

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BROADCASTINGTV Major Johnson helps his group draw out the scences for his movie.

Felecia Williams

ON AIR

To understand the process of creating a scene, Kenji Edmond helps and his project members on the Dreamworks project.

The Scoop

Broadcasting provides foundational classes that will prepare its students for entry into the audio and video technology career field. These classes teach students proper camera use, sound control, production stages, and more. Arabia Mountainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s broadcasting pathway aims to provide many real-life opportunities. Students are offered hands-on experiences with cutting edge camera equipment, editing softwares, and studio settings. AVTF (Audio/ Visual Technology and Film) students also get the opportunity to apply skills learned in class out in the field with demonstrative performance projects. Under the guidance of Felecia Williams, students are able to lead broadcasts and videos. Students are able to work independently or cooperatively in all production stages as well. Skills taught in these classes include interviewing, building team communication, thinking creatively, and more. By the end of this pathway, students are expected to be prepared for any career endeavors they might pursue dealing with television or audio.

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DEVELOPING STORY

De' Asia Ivey draws furniture, plants, and decorations in order to create a house scene for her movie.

Students working hard to create movie magic.

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HEALTHCAREHEAT WITH THE

Nicholous Gray

Kamaya, Caitlyn, and Alexis are hard at work at the very front of the classroom to make sure they aren't missing any important information.

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Deyana Macon is practicing how to check a person's blood pressure using her classmate, Maia Graham.

Doctor's Note

The Healthcare science pathway is a three year long curriculum designed to prepare students for careers in the medical field. The courses students take during their time in this pathway are Introduction to Healthcare Science, Application of Therapeutic Services, and General Medicine. These classes set the foundation for general healthcare knowledge such as nursing, therapeutic medical services, diagnostics, biotechnology, and physical medicine. Beyond the classroom, students are able to practice what they learn through competitions in HOSA and classroom experimentation like brain dissections, pricking fingers, working on practice dummies and participating blood drives. Furthermore, students get the opportunity to shadow doctors and nurses during weekly hospital visits in the third year of their pathway. Through their co-curricular organization, HOSA, healthcare students get to better their leadership skills, do community service, gain knowledge on professions as well as learn about the required college courses for those pursuing the medical field. At the end of the pathway, students take the End of Pathway Exam to become certified to become nurses.

Deyana Macon reading the numbers and coming to conclusions on what is going on with her patient.

RX

Mr. Gray reading his notes as he proceeds with this week's lesson on identifying the endocrine system.

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DANCING RAMS WITH THE

Molly Howel

DANCING DIARY One of the most interactive electives offered to Arabia Mountain is the dance class. The class is taught by Ms. Howel. She covers dance styles ranging from ballet to African dance. While taking this class, students develop different dance techniques, explore choreography, and increase their dance vocabulary. Students taking the class are required to perform for school events and student productions which will help increase their performance skills. These performances range from winter showcases to the spring showcases, Black History productions, and plays. As a result of the constant performances, dance students refine their dance abilities regardless if they were on a beginner level or expert level. The dance class gives students the chance to express themselves through the movement of their bodies. Although they learn specific choreographies, they have a chance to add their own creativity and be themselves.

Leilani Parker and the gals busting a move, hitting the beat, and stepping the steps with her peers as they dance to the choreography of Nina Simone's "Sinner Man".

DANCE

Zoe Robinson helps her dance partner, Kaelyn Dicks, as she stretches before lacing up their jazz shoes and prepare for the Black History program. Jessica To Deborah Nyiam Kayla Burkett Talia Fordham

Alandra Martin and Victoria Simpson gracefully bless the dance floor with their ballet moves as they move through petit allegro.

Maggie Murphey, Victoria Simpson, and Emi mimic the movements of their teacher as they practice for their big performance.

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Ms. Howel demonstrating additions to the choreography her students are to perform for the Black History program.


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As actors, students had the opportunity to indulge in a Musical Theatre competiton, where they learned the choreography for "East Dulwich" created by the Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell.

KEEP CALM & "BREAK A LEG"

AMHS unifoms came in handy, as the acting students use them for their advantge. Khaki pants and Hunter Green shirts look fabulous under the lights as they film their own verison of East Dulwich.

Performing anywhere, anytime is what these actors are doing, as they break out in dance in the middle of the cafeteria.

Drama is the pathway concerned with theatrics. With certain positioning on the stage, a face with a distinct crinkle in the eye, and a convincing tone, any audience member can be transported into the scene of the piece. Mrs. Maurer-Evans uses her experience with dancing, acting, and singing in professional theatre works to expand the knowledge of her students. Students perfect the art of spontaneity when studying and performing improv. Without using any sound, students become the masters of using their body to reveal the intricacies of a scene through pantomime. All of the hard work in developing the technical details of a character is shown through monologues and dialogues that impress the crowds and supporting classmates. Drama students are able to showcase their hardwork during plays, seasonal concerts, and more! That being said, Lights! Camera! and Action!

In a production under the direction of Mrs. Astrid Maurer-Evans, acting students preform I've Seen Me a serio-comic about the stuggles of African-American women, written by Dr. Shirlene Holmes

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ORCHESTRA Abigail Popwell

Koutni Jones and Aaron Powell excell in their introductory orchestra class as they follow along to the piece with the class. Carlynn Andrews, Imaya Colson, Miracle Goolsby, and Alyssa Pippen position themselves in the first row for the audience as violinists.

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Strings and bows make the beautiful symphony of orchestra. The combination between quarter notes and whole rests can fill the audience with a serene or an energetic disposition despite the sophisticated nature of the instruments. Ms. Popwell positions her violins, violas, cellos, and basses so that the music flawlessly melds for listening ears. Their practices during class are used to introduce new and more advanced pieces in categories ranging from classical to pop culture pieces that are more familiar to the public. Ms. Popwell works with her students to guide her students into creating the proper tones, rhythms, postures, and techniques. However, their craft also expands into afterschool rehearsal for special performances and concerts. The progress of the entire orchestra is seen through their frequent performances throughout the school year. The orchestra class specifically shines during the season concerts in the winter and spring. If you haven't witness our wonderful orchestra live in any of their concerts, you are surely missing out. There, parents and peers can hear the time, work, and effort put into making music out of notes on a page. The sound these orchestra students produce when they come together all at once is purely melodic and amiable. Jessica To Deborah Nyiam Kayla Burkett

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Sharese Lucas and Timothy Ly, Mackenzie Hawkin, Victoria Forbes keep their eyes glued to the sheet music in preparation for the upcoming performance.

Jordyn Simmons, Gianna Chery, and Madison Smith ground the class with their reverberating additions to the symphony.


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Monica Fogg

As the director of both chorus and band, Ms.Fogg always stands centerstage to direct her ensemble.

Tamia Smith sets up the music on her student laptop for others to see and use in the upcoming practice.

Music Notes

Ready to deliver the first note, students sit with their instrument to their mouths.

Myiles Spann brings the melodic resonance to the blend of the AMHS Funk Machine Band with his clarinet.

Under the musical direction of Monica Fogg, band and chorus are the musical heartbeats at Arabia Mountain High School during its normal school hours. Band is offered at three levels: Advanced Band, Intermediate Band, and Beginning Band. Meanwhile, chorus comes in Beginning/Intermediate Chorus. Students who are a part of either course are exposed to various music styles, valuable techniques, educational field trips, concerts, and performances. Band and chorus specifically shine during their seasonal concerts in the winter and spring! Their dedication is seen in their weekly after school practices where they perfect their craft. Here at Arabia, we love those that bring melody through our halls and the band room itself is a place of sanctuary for all band/chorus students. Both provide a sense of family to those who are a part of band and chorus. Friendships are built and students are able to free up and be themselves. These musical students are also taught life skills, such as teamwork, hardwork, dedication, discipline, and social skills.

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I GOT THE "KEY" board Notes

Keyboarding allows for all students at any level of skill to learn more about the classic art of keyboarding. This class covers the basics of music notes to live seasonal performances. Taught by Ms. Popwell, the students are able to leave the class with more knowledge and experience about the art of pianos than what they entered with. This class is perfect for those who are interested in piano playing or those who want to increase their keyboard playing abilities. The class teachs students the basics of reading music such as sight reading and keeping tempos while playing on the keyboard. In addition, studnts are taught how to place their hands on the keys, musical scales, and how to play simple songs for those in the beginner level classes. Those students in the advanced keyboard class have the oppourtunity to experience playing more complex music pieces.

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Briana Ross and her peers concentrated on practicing what Ms. Popwell has taught. A class that blesses the keys together, stays together!

Noah, Amari, and Miles practice how to hear the notes played on different music scales.

Lance is learning how to play the song Ms. Popwell discussed in class. He might just be a Beethoven in the making.

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Jailyn applies her music knowledge from band to learning how to play the keyboard.


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sports

EDUCATION Workout

Sports education is the realm for everyone to get active and hyped! From ultimate frisbee games to mile walks, the kids are always moving. During days where students have free days, students have the opportunity to hone in on their undiscovered interests by playing any game that interests them. Someone who found tennis arduous may see the appeal to badminton. Basketball players can play pick up games or practice their free throws. There is no time for slacking off. Though physical education can be seen as a simplistic course, this department is extended into weightlifting and aerobic dance courses. In weightlifting, students bulk up by benching weights, running labs, and doing general toning exercises. In aerobic dance, students mimic the movements of workout videos ranging from 80s jazzercise tapes that keep the heart pumping to tranquil yoga videos that stretch out the body. Our rams are being challenged and taught to strengthen their pace, flexibility, and cardio in every activity the gym provides. If you ever need to get your physical gears rolling, you know where to warm up.

Ahraya and Kaia work along with their teammates to win a game of Ultimate Frisbee.

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WARM UP !!!

Adnan Mohammed makes a successful inerception against Lebga Fofung for his team while playing Ultimate Frisbee.

Raphiel Rollins pays close attention to the frisbee that is fast approaching him, in order to stop the opposing team from winning.

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Timeline facts about american football and highlights of the season

1873 - Prestigious officers met at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, NY to create the first set of rules based on soccer and rugby. Talia Fordham Lebga Fofung Kayla Burkett

1912 - A touchdown was increased from five points to six.

1920 - The NFL was founded.

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1948 - Plastic helmets were prohibited. A flexible artificial tee was permitted at the kickoff and Officials other than the referee were equipped with whistles.

1953 -Willie Thrower became the first African American Football player in the NFL when he sign with the Chiago Bears for a $8,500 contract.


This Pre- Game face from senior Isaiah Perkins says "Stay ready so you don't have to get ready!" The rams are always eager to knock down another team, and to shut down any ideas of an easy win against the rams.

With much pressure on the Rams to do well, Junior Twann Rome is not fazed by the Friday Night Lights. Every day, they prepare to reign terror and strike fear into the opposing team.

"My favorite memory from the team was 10th grade year when we played Miller Grove High and we came back from being down 27-3 in the third quarter!" - Sean Ware Jr. (Senior)

GO! FIGHT! WIN!

The rams played hard the entire season, going against difficult opponents, and having to overcome painful moments. Players were getting injured, and the team had to train a lot harder to match the pace of other teams. The new players had to learn to balance the more difficult courses of Arabia Mountain. This would lead to struggles that occured only in the classroom, to affecting the way they play. However, through all the misfortune that the team faced, they played well-enough to reach the first round of the playoffs, which silenced the ones who spoke down about the team. This is credited to our seniors, who gave the utmost respect to the game and to the coaches to play hard, night in and night out. Since Freshmen year, they gave their time and effort for their school's pride. Late nights studying, practicing before and after school, varying weather conditions, the team had to push through not only the skepticism, but they had to balance their school and personal life along with football. Last but not least, they had to show their younger teammates that it is possible to succeed on the field and in the classroom, while giving one hundred percent in both places. They truly captured the Arabia Mountain image, and the legacies they have left will never be forgotten.

As the play progresses, the Rams trust their durable offense to get down the field. The end zone is the only thing that is important at this time, and everything relies on whether the pigskin touches that line. So they need every player to play aggressive and to not let anything up. There must be no sign of weakness that lets the opposing team take advantage.

"I love my team but I think that this year we could have improved on communicating on and off the field and finishing all the games strong, win or lose." - Chandler Martin (Senior)

Timeline facts about american football and highlights of the season

1956 - The NFL Players Association was founded.

1967-The first super bowl (then 1970 -The Super Bowl trophy was named AFL-NFL World renamed the Vince Lombardi trophy Championship) was played at the on September 10. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

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1988 - On September 4, Johnny Grier became the first African-American referee in NFL history.

2002 - December 30, 2002 season concluded with 25 overtime games, the most in NFL history. Talia Fordham Lebga Fofung Kayla Burkett


s l i of the Diamond v e d e r a D Roster #2 Michaela Evans #3 Shanissee Lee #4 Myia Lewis #5 Brianna Johnson #6 Ashley Brown #7 Kimbriana Peek #8 Imani Williams #9 Raven McGhee #10 Colby Richardson #11 Aubri Gray #12 Inaya El-Amin #13 Cierra Stover #14 Destini McElroy #15 Kiara Smoot #16 Tania Shoulders

Aubri Gray is up...her teammates are cheering her on, watching her every move. She steps up to the plate, with her trusty bat in her hand, ready to strike with all her power. The pitcher throws the ball, and as it comes closer to Gray, she swings the bat with all of her might and as the ball and the bat make contact, the ball flys towards the outfield. Gray quickly takes off to secure first base.

STRIKE! Here is a shot of one of our players at the catcher position. She knows her role is very important, especially when it gets to homerun situations. If her foot is not on home base, or she does not have the ball touching the player in time, this can cause the opponent to score. In addition, if there are other players on the opposing team on the bases, this gives them time to run and also get closer to home base. Timeline facts about softball and highlights of the season

1887- A balled-up glove was thrown at a football game, and it was hit back with a stick, sparking a new sport.

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1889 - George Hancock created the field and rules for softball inside The Farragut Club.

1895 - Softball was turned into an outdoor sport, as Minneapolis firemen used the game to run around and stay in shape.

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1895 - The first women's softball team was created at West Division High School in Chicago.

1930 - The game was officially given the new term "softball", for a more professional name.


One of our softball players getting ready to swing the bat and launch the ball as far and as high as she can. This hit can put the batters after her in a good position.

"The ball is off, and now she's taking off to home base!" Inaya El-Amin has her eyes set on home, and she's ready to score for her team.

Myia Lewis is up at the bat, and she's prepared to hit the ball with as much force and energy, to move the ball to wherever on the field she wants. She has the support of her team, and there's no sense of her being nervous. It's just another day at the bat.

F O U L !

Here is a photo of our 2019-2020 softball seniors after a hard-working season and playing to the best of their abilities. Whether it was late practices, or early morning games, they made sure to show up, show out, and show off their skills for all of Dekalb County to witness. Even as they had games during the school days, and were forced to leave their classes in the middle of the lesson, they got their work done in the classroom and on the field. They exhibited sheer class for this game, and worked hard to finish the season strong. Besides, they have generations after that must follow in their footsteps. This was the last season for our softball seniors, and as they will miss the sport, they made sure to leave a legacy for the players in the lower grade levels that are learning from them. The mistakes that they made, and the plays they executed, served as a stepping stone for the next group of all-stars. These seniors mentored their younger teammates, while working together with them to play hard and fight every game like it was their last. This cooperation proved to be successful, as the softball team won the Region 5A softball championship. Thank you ladies for your outstanding performance during this season, and you will truly be missed!

"I'm really proud of how we did this year because even though we started off slow, we ended up winning the region, and I'm really proud of us. To all the future softball players, keep working and practicing hard, it will pay off in the long run." - Michaela Evans (senior)

Timeline facts about softball and highlights of the season

1933 - The first softball association, the ASA, or the Amateur Softball Association, is created to regulate and control rules.

1965 - The first international women's softball tournament is held in Melbourne, Australia.

1991 - Softball becomes a women's Olympic sport.

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1996 - Softball debutes at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, having every game sold out.

Present Day - More than 40 million people play softball every summer, making it the most played team sport today. Lebga Fofung Kayla Burkett Talia Fordham


Knights of the Net VARSITY

Roster #1 Nyla Fulton #3 Janiyah White #6 Caitlyn James #7 Jordan Lawrence #9 Taylor Lyons #10 Alexandra Campbell Barnes #11 Brianna Rennalls #13 Allison Rucker #14 Brooklyn Givens #15 Jayla Grover #16 Lauryn Strong #18 Mia Sterling #30 Ashlynn Carthan

JUNIOR-VARSITY Roster #1 Karma Muslim #2 Zayla Bryant #3 Jordan Lawrence #4 Vistoria Phelps #5 Cynae Corneal #6 Cassey Revere #7 McKenzie Smith #8 Madison Smith #9 Zora Massey #10 Oliva Henderson #11 Kendall Baker #12 Ananda Dobbs #13 Jadyn Little #15 Amia Colquitt Congratulations to the 2019-2020 volleyball team on making it to state and placing third in the region.

1895 - Volleyball was created under its orginal name â&#x20AC;&#x153;mintonetteâ&#x20AC;? which was invented in by William G. Morgan.

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1900 - a special ball was designed for the sport.

1916 - In the Philippines, an offensive style of passing (the set and spike) were introduced.

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1920 - Three hits per side and back row attack rules were instituted.

1964 - Volleyball was introduced to the Olympic Games in Tokyo.


Our players Taylor Lyons and Alexandra Campbell-Barnes keeping all smiles on the court, but they still get the job done! In the team huddle, the Rams are talking strategy on how to beat their As the ball falls opponent. While reassuring towards her, Nyla trust in each other, they Fulton uses the "dig" plan to continue to work techinique, where she together, as there is no I in holds her arms TEAM! together, and uses her forearms to hit the ball over the net.

When it came to the volleyball team, they made sure to step out this year. Giving 110% every game, they needed every win to be a solid one, and every lost to be a hard fought battle to the end. At first, things came easy, and they were destroying teams, but as they became comfortable, there were losses that should not have landed on the schedule. However, The team would look back on these moments and use the locker room talks after the game to get back on track. Eventually, the team would pick up the pace towards the end of the season, finishing with a winning schedule. Along with their 27-10 record, the team finished third in the region, which is just about as good as they played last year. The team was able to make it to state, but sadly lost in the first round. However, they did not go out without a fight. The hours of aches and pains in their joints, and the tough practices they had to go to, helped to make them the best volleyball players they could be. They left it all out on the court, and this is appreciated, as four of the players received all-region awards.

"My favorite memory from the season I've been playing are deffiently our traditional Pre-Game Turn Up's. Making jokes, playing music, talking and just having a all around good time is something I am going to miss!" - Mia Sterling (Senior and Co-Captain)

"My last season playing at Arabia was a little bitter sweet. I am ready to got to college and have those special college experiences, but I had a lot of fun with "HERE IT COMES, I GOT IT", is said as Jayla my team and leaving them is really hard." Grover prepares to set the ball and pass it to - Janiyah White (Senior and Co-Captain)

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Timeline facts about volleyball and highlights of the season

1974- The World Championships in Mexico were telecasted in Japan.

1983 - The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) was formed.

1986 - The Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Professional Volleyball Association (WPVA) was formed.

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1995- The sport of volleyball is 2011 - Volleyball is recognized as offically 100 years old! a popular and widely played sport played in 211 countries.

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CONQUERORS T R U CO VARSITY

Roster #1 Myori Pruitt #2 Jordyn Ward #4 Keyonna Giles #10 Sydney Bunkley #12 Mikayla Jamison #21 Lauryn Lyn #30 Ke'andrea Middlebrooks #32 Sierra Burn

JUNIOR-VARSITY

Roster Jayla Thomas Carmin Florence Aaliyah Ismaaeel Madison Smith McKenzie Smith Amiyah Vaughn Briana Whyte Haley Williams Kalyani Yancey Camille Allen Trinity Woods Shakyrah Ragin Iyanna Felton-Jones Jadyn Little

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Junior, Mikayla Jamison, at the free throw line, after drawing the foul on her shot attempt against Heritage High School. Lining up at the strike, she knows she has two of the easiest points to score at this point of the game, so she takes her time, calms her self, and focuses on sinking the free throws for her squad.

The Arabia Mountain High School girls basketball team has played very well this past season like always. Finishing with a 23-5 record, the girls gave it their all against the opponents in the Region 5A group. With only one senior, the girls made sure to send off their teammate by having a great season. The team stepped up when they needed to, and put blood, sweat, and tears into the game they love. With good coaching and perfect plays, the season definitely favored their odds. Their hardwork did not go unnoticed, as a few players were acknowledged for their efforts. Keyonna Giles and Myori Pruitt were both voted players of the month. Out of all the players in the county, and the small number of months basketball goes on, those two players were voted due to their terrific play. Along with them, Sydney Bunkley was voted to the all-region team for the region 5A. For a small list, three players from Arabia is a big accomplishment! This only goes to show that anything you want in life can be achieved through perseverance and hard work. The rams girls basketball team stansd as a symbol of that, and they played with that mindset the entire season.

Junior, Lauryn Lyn, making the best possible pass so she does not commit a turnover. She surveys her surroundings, as the defense sets itself up to stop the offense. She makes a chest pass to her teammate, to share the ball around, and find open lanes to drive to the basket, or open chances to shoot a jumpshot.

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"The thing I'm going to miss the most about high school basketball is the special bond I was able to create with my teammates. We became close, basically sisters to one another." - Ke'Andrea Middlebrooks (Senior)

Jordyn Ward, on the court, taking in her surroundings and trying to keep her stamina leveled. She checks up on her teammates, making sure they are still locked in, while keeping herself focused as well. As basketball is a fast-paced sport, when a foul or a timeout occurs, this is time to recuperate., Every game is competitive, whether they are up by 30, or down by 30, they play until the buzzer goes off.

Myori Pruitt in action taking the ball up the court for the team. As the PG (point guard), she is the leader and directs the flow of the offense, moving the ball around to get the best shot possible.

Timeline facts about women's basketball and highlights of the season

1892 - The first women's basketball team is created by Senda Berenson at Smith College.

1924 - The Olympics started to include women's basketball.

1970 - Women's basketball started to have five on five full court games.

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1987 - Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame created Female High School Player of the Year award.

1996 - The NBA (National Basketball Association) creates the WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association) with eight teams. Talia Fordham Lebga Fofung Jessica To


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#0 Kevin Amponsah #1 Brandon Gunn #2 Romero Head #3 Chase Ballard #4 William Taylor #5 Aaron McIntyre #10 Alhaji Mansaray #11 Shawn Williams #12 Khalib Drake #21 Omari Taylor #22 Gabriel Britt #23 Jaylen Outler #32 Ezekiel Thompson #33 Tyler Barton #35 Lewis Covile

JUNIOR-VARSITY Roster Christopher Barnes Tyler Barton Jared Bell Malachi Bryant Jalen Butler Lewis Covile Farrell Edwards Donathan Kemp Lance Leonard Pierce Nation Major Johnson David Clark Kevin Bruce

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Even as the defender shuffles his feet to cover as much ground as possible, Aaron McIntyre uses his strength and power to drive past him. Long hours in the weight room, along with the court, allow him to muscle through his opponent.

With a diverse roster grade level wise, the basketball team has played with great chemistry throughout the season. Six seniors, seven juniors, and two sophmores on the varsity roster is surprising, compared to most varsity basketball team rosters. Most rosters have mainly seniors, and just a few juniors, but this roster puts faith and trust in the lower grade levels, just as much as the highest. This ideathat was put together by the coach helps to bring the players closer together, and this forces the seniors to really do their part in mentoring their younger teammates. During this season, there were exciting moments, close games that should have been won, and blow out wins that gave the team a huge confidence boost. It was an up and down rollercoaster that ended with Arabia having a solid season, even with a shorter and younger roster. There is no doubt that the team had to handle injuries against tougher teams, and in some cases, had to make short-term substitutions during games to match the tempo of the other team. However, the entire team played well, and the seniors will leave their jerseys and hard work on the court, in hopes that the next generation follow suit and play harder.

Loosening up for the game, Gabriel Britt gets his shot warm-up by taking a few before the game. Whether he practiced the day before or the day of, when it is almost game time, he has to make sure his form and release is on point.

In an instant, a double team approaches William Taylor. As he tries to make a move around it, he surveys the floor, and realizes he has an opportunity to pass the ball to a wide open teammate.

Brandon Gunn drives to the basket to attempt a layup with his least dominant hand. Even with the defense rotating to cover him, he is still able to get a solid shot up.

"Honestly, we played hard individually this year, but we could have played better as a team. Team chemistry is a difference maker, and we placed our focus on that more this past season." - Chase Ballard (Junior)

Timeline facts about men's basketball and highlights of the season.

1891 - Dr. James Naismith created the sport in a YMCA Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts.

1936- Basketball is now an Olympic sport, and it was played on an outdoor tennis court.

1950 - Chuck Cooper, Earl Lloyd and Nat Clifton become trail blazers as they became the first African Americans to be drafted, play and sign an NBA contract respectively.

1996 - The NBA (National 1945 - Howard Hobson invented Basketball Association) agrees the three point line and tested it to start a WNBA (Women's in a game. National Basketball Association). Lebga Fofung Talia Fordham

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Roster Ayomikun Akin-David Anber Bradshaw-Mclendon Laila Brown Yosseline Fernandez Kendall Franklin Sanaiya Gray Joi Hardy Temitomiwa Ishola Syniah Lawrence Reanna Less Deyana Macon Helen Mengistu Amber Mills Jahniyah Phillip Ashley Phillips Niya Robinson Ragan Robinson Zariah Robinson Ashley Rodriguez Merissa Ware Charlyse Workman

JUNIOR-VARSITY Roster Mariam Adigun-Hammed Whitney Akinbami Aicha Aribot Cynara Armstrong Jordyn Bowden Anya Cannon Natalyah Clarke Kennedy Duncan Betiel Hailemariam Charity Horton Jalyn Leflore Tameenat Najimudeen Eunice Olufemi Keianna Percival Dana Richards Tatyana Robinson Trinity Williams Danaeya Witherspoon

Timeline facts about women's soccer and highlights of the season

1920 - On August 18, two 1917 - First women's soccer women's soccer teams team is created. The first game was played on December 25, played against each other in front of over 58,000 people 1917, and the team was in Liverpool, England. named the Kerr Ladies F.C.

1921- Due to the growing 1951- First U.S. Women's Soccer popularity of Women's soccer, The League is created. The Craig Club Girls 1985 - U.S. Women's National Team's First Game is played. The team England Football Association Soccer League had four teams and played in a tournament in Italy, losing responded with a ban of women's played complete schedules for two three of four matches, drawing once. soccer. seasons.

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Running drills before the game are important. As Niya Robinson works on foot drills with Coach Roberts, they prepare for another component and another win.

GOAL !

Soccer is really fast paced! So, the most challening part about soccer is staying on your toes, which also means knowing what to do at the exact moment. Soccer teaches you both spontaneity and discipline. - Chalyse Workman (Senior)

From a casual standpoint, soccer may seem as if it is male dominated, and only men can enjoy it. However, women are just as fanatic about fútbol as men. With teams such as Atlanta United, the women's team set an example that women can play tough and down in the dirt against opponents. The Arabia Mountain girls can use slide tackles effectively to stop the ball from getting further down the field, and with any more force than necessary, they can receive a yellow or red card. To start an offense, they can kick the ball using an immense amount of force. Even their game plans, whether it involves keeping the ball in the back field, or keeping the pressure up the entire game, can be used to outplay the other team. Along with the way they play, the girls’ attitudes are always kept at high spirits to make themselves and their teammates better. If the goalkeeper allows a goal to be scored, not only are the defenders taking the blame, but the midfielders and the attackers take the blame to support the goalkeeper. When an attacker scores, the entire team runs to the goal scorer and congratulate and praise them for their terrific skills and finish on the ball. Even the coach is celebrating with the team when they win, and he still congratulates the team on an awesome effort when they lose. No matter what, the team continues to stay strong throughout the season to create the best outcome. In the words of John Maxwell, “Teamwork makes the dream work.”

As Merissa Ware maintans control of the ball, fellow player Temitomiwa Ishola is right behind her to help defend the goal and assure that the ball does not leave the possesion of an AMHS Lady Ram.

Stretching and warming up before practice and games is important for every sport. Temitomiwa Ishola takes advantage of the time to stretch alongside the rest of the team.

Even in the rain, the Rams still play hard. Ashley Phillips applies pressure to the opponet as Jahniyah Phillip controls the ball in her attempt to make a goal.

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Timeline facts about women's soccer and highlights of the season

1991 - The U.S. women's soccer team won against Norway in the 1991 World Cup in China.

1996 - The 1996 Olympics was held Atlanta and also marks the firt year Women's Soccer was played as one of the Olympic's sports.

2000 - Women's United Soccer 1999 - The U.S. hosted the World Cup. The number of teams went from Association is formed after over 650,000 fans watched the 13 to 16 during the same year as Women's World Cup Tournament. well as, 32 games were played instead of 26.

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2002 - Two-time World Cup winner, Michelle Akers was named FIFA Female Player of the Century only a few years after his retirement. Lebga Fofung Talia Fordham


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VARSITY Roster

#00 Tawann Rome #1 Andre Teague #3 Martz Jenkins #4 Joseph Olowoselu #5 Muntaha Faye #6 Javier Rincon #7 Eustace Coker #8 Cornelius Smith #9 Elhadj Mbodj #10 Ahdjogo Mahnassi #12 Javier Garcia #13 Kyle Allen #14 Francesco Giannetto Thompson #15 Reginald Edwards #16 Mishael Sanon #17 Mical Gebre #18 Luis Blancas #19 Jaylen Douglas #20 Kalan Sandouval #21 Dominic Lewis #22 JaCory Chatman #23 Keilan Thomas

JUNIOR-VARSITY Roster #1 De'Andre Goodman #2 Nathan Lugo #3 Jahmaal Graham #4 Devin Riley #5 Cornelius Smith #6 James Oneal #7 Israel Salami #8 Machi Pippen #9 Johnny Tooson #10 Jordan Scott #11 Braylon Clanton #12 Drake Kemp #13 Abdul Lawal #14 Jeremiah Stokeling #15 Ebiweni Wadiri

Timeline facts about soccer and highlights of the season

700s - The first soccer games played in Britain was between the locals of east of England. Talia Fordham Lebga Fofung

1331 - King Edward III of England passed laws in 1331 to stop the game, because he felt as though it was a distracion form playing archery.

1605 - Football became legal again in England.

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1815 - Eton College of England established a set of rules for the games.

1863 - The first ever soccer match was played on Barnes common at Mortlake, London between Barnes Football Club and Richmond Football Club.


Old school meets new school, as Coach Baynes shows players Jaylen Douglas and Dominic Lewis skills to keep the ball.

"HEADING"

The Rams go all out, all game, all season. Mishael Sanon is seen practicing, as going back to the basics is just as important as the fancy moves.

to the top!

Warming up before a game, is a rule athletes Kalan Sandouval and Johnny Tooson live by. Pre-game sprits and streches alongside the field is something our Rams never miss.

SCORE!

1872 - The first official international football match was played, between the national teams of Scotland and England, played in Glasgow Scotland.

Soccer, aka fútbol, is the most popular sport in the world, with over four billion fans. All throughout many countries, people of all ages, from children to adults love to play this game and have fun with their friends and families. Among these four billion people, the talented players of Arabia Mountain High School’s boys soccer team, are just a very small percentage of that group. They take their love for the game outside of the household, and take it to school, where they can show off their skills and their self-taught talent. With two 45 minute halves, and 11 players on each squad, each team has to make the best use of what they are given. Using formations such as 4-3-3, 4-2-3-1, and 4-5-1, this creates a variation in style of play to surprise the opponent. This way, whether the team has to go ultra attacking or ultra defending, they are ready for the opposing team to change pace. However, the formations include only ten players, with the other being the goalkeeper. The goalkeeper is not grouped together with everyone else, as their job is much harder than the other players. They are the ones who control the game, and determine whether a team wins or loses a match. Soccer is slow-paced, meaning that games usually have 3 or less goals scored for either side. A team could end up scoring in the first half, and that could be the only goal scored throughout the entire game. If attackers are running down the field, and they maneuver around the defenders, the goalkeeper is all alone and must block the attacker’s shot, based on an educated guess of where the ball is going. They must use a mix of luck and habits to stop the opportunity of the attack, and ultimately give the team some confidence and motivation to keep playing hard.

Running drills during practice and before games, while going full out and perfecting each drill is what keeps the Rams alive and "kicking" - Eustace Coker (Junior)

Scrmmage games are useful a useful method of practice. Students Cornelius Smith and Mishael Sanon go against each other as they maneuver for control of the ball.

Timeline facts about men's soccer and highlights of the season

1888 - The penalty kick was introduced. Penalty kicks are used to restart plays where a player is allowed to take one shot at the opponet's goal.

1900 - Soccer is played in the 1904 - FIFA (Fédération Internationale 2010 - First ever World Cup Olympics for the first time. Initally it de Football Association) is founded by tournament is played on was for men only but women's soccer delegates from France, Belgium, African soil in Johannesburg. was added in 1996. Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

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Racket WARRIORS WARRIO

Roster Donovan Brown Danielle Besay Aiya Bishop Jalyncia Bibb Markus Dunn Raven Gladney Mason Graham Myles Graham Darnell Holyfield Ethan Lakes Leilah Lewison Deja Long Raven McGhee Samuel Slay Mikayla Tucker Christian Walker Karmen Ward

The tennis team has used their athleticism and endurance to play great throughout the season. From the standpoint of a spectator, it looks easy to move sideways and hit a small ball with a racket that has an extensive amount of space on it. The players make the racket easy to hold, and it looks easy to concentrate on hitting the ball in the right spot. Along with that, the way the players have to hit the ball over the net, and keep it inside the opponentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s box does not seem hard. However, all of these tasks to complete during a match are challenging, and take hours of practice, especially when playing doubles. In this match, if the ball lands towards your teammate, you have to trust that he or she will hit correctly, as any miscommunication helps the opponent score. The tennis team understood that this season was going to be tough, so they made sure to condition themselves the right way. Before the season started, they ran everyday on the indoor and outdoor tracks, and trained themselves for quick time actions and sudden movements. During practices, they played double and single situations so every member of the team is prepared to play in this situation. When playing singles, they learn to cover more ground when playing alone. When playing doubles, they learn to build chemistry with their partner, and to put trust that one person will hit the ball back. Using these basic ideas, and a motivation to keep getting better, the tennis team played their very best. "With swimming season over, I still wanted to keep myself busy. So like last year, I started playing tennis to relieve the stress of classes and preparation for college." - Danielle Besay (Senior)

"Wait, I got it", is heard from Mason Graham, as he sprints to hit the ball to the other side of the court.

Timeline facts about tennis and highlights of the season

1530s - English King Henry VIII builds first tennis court at Hampton Court Palace.

1877 - The first tennis World Championship event was held at Worple Road in Wimbledon, London .

1887 - The tennis U.S. Championships were open to women to compete along with men.

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1970 - Tennis begins the tiebreaker rule to Grand Slam tennis. The 7-point tie-breaker is played when the set score is tied at 6â&#x20AC;&#x201C;6 to determine who wins.

2002 - Venus and Serena Williams became the first sisters to be ranked top two in the WTA world rankings list.


BaTTING SOLDIERS

VARSITY

Roster Kaleb Baker Jamir Balford Mitchell Hall Andrew Hicks Jaylen Hodges Desmore Joseph Eric Matthews Teriq Phillips Aric Porter Keiton Robinson Devon Tallinton Xavier Wallace Tyler Wilkerson Jaylen Williams Casey Wimfrey

JUNIOR-VARSITY Roster Jamir Balford Michael Barnes Michael Battle Raymond Clark Colin Cofield Zekarias Ferede Bryant Graves Jaylen Hodges Jordan Moore Xavier Wallace Keylan Williams

The Arabia Mountain High School baseball team played like demons of the diamond this year. The speed at which they played was unmatched when teams went up against them. Every member of the team did their part in getting their opponents out, and stopping any chance of them scoring any runs. They were ready for the ball to go anywhere on the field, using call-outs and signals to let each other know what the pitcher was throwing, so the batters of the other team would be confused. Even if they had a bad game, they made sure that if they were not winning, the other team would not be able to benefit from their mistakes, or capitalize on the innings they did not play well. Defensively, they covered their ground, and proved they would not go down without a fight. "This is going to be a home run", is what runs through batter Eric Matthews' mind as the pitcher prepares to throw the ball. Confidence is everything, and he uses it to play his best.

Offensively, they did more than just hit the ball into the outfield. They used the power of their hits to get the ball where they wanted so they could get to the base they needed. Better yet, the players used the positions of their teammates to determine how hard or how soft to hit the ball. The team would look more organized this way, therefore, helping them play towards their strengths and not their weaknesses. After school practices and game days during the school day would help players get better at this, and learn how to aim their hits in what direction they wanted. As the goal of the game is touch every base and get a home run, they must not only think about themselves. When they hit, they make sure to think about the players that are already on base, and the batters who are coming after. This helped to manipulate the other teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s defense, and make Arabia Mountain a great home for Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s favorite pastime.

This season hit my soul differently, as my last baseball season in high school is now over. I still look forward to college, but I will miss the teammates I called my brothers these past four years. - Desmore Joseph (Senior)

With a look of assurance on his face, Aric Porter gets himself ready for the pitch. He keeps his composure, and will do his best to knock it out of the park.

Timeline facts about baseball and highlights of the season

1845 - Alexander Cartwright formalized a list of rules by which all team could play.

1857 - Twenty-five delegates from teams met together to create National Association of BaseBall Players.

1867- The first ever recorded curve-ball was thrown by Candy Cummings

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1871 - The National Association became the first professional baseball league.

1947 - Jackie Robinson became the first African-American in the Major Leagues, joining the Brooklyn Dodgers. Lebga Fofung Talia Fordham


Masters of the Mat

“He’s down for the count. One, two, three!” That is what you would hear in WWF (World Wrestling Federation). That kind of wrestling is not real, and it is purely for entertainment, as matches are decided beforehand, and there are events such as Pay-per-views, and sketches. However, real technical wrestling, or Scholastic wrestling, involves boys and girls of different weight classes using their body to put their opponent down on the mat using the position of advantage. Wrestlers must use grappling moves on a mat, and using their strength and the correct technique, they can outmuscle even the strongest of opponents. This is what the wrestling team at Arabia Mountain aimed to accomplish. They did not let looks and complicated forms distract them from putting their all on the mat. The wrestling team has wrestlers of all different weight classes, and due to this, they must either lose or gain more weight to belong in the right group. Along with this, they must always manage what they eat at home and at school to not irk their weight. This is very difficult for the wrestlers, as they must change their diets, and also be ready for conditioning and weight lifting after school. This causes them to be very tired, and they end up having to finish homework and projects, making their life tough to deal with. Then, during the weekends, their schedules are filled with tournaments and events, where they use what they learned in practice to receive a good rank, such as first, second, or third place. Even though the WWF makes wrestling look fun and all entertainment, but in reality, the Arabia Mountain wrestlers balance school, wrestling, and their own personal life to push themselves to a better place. One of our wrestlers Dwayne Edwards with all smiles after a hard-fought match against some tough competition.

A few of the female wrestlers pose just before a wrestling demonstration at this year's spring pep rally.

Roster Ahraya Coley Darius Davis Jeremiah Davis Damion Dewar Dewayne Edwards Charity Floyd Nya Floyd Janyla Gunnerson Aniah Johnson Kalvin Johnson Ashard Lambert Collin Laster Chris Massey Christian Perry Solomon Rayton Ryan Robinson Alana Scott Ezekial Shabazz Jevan Spann Jaylen Stepherson Aniya Warfield

Giving my all on the mat, taking down competitors larger than me, and the feeling of winning for my school are just three things I'll miss from high school wrestling." - Ahraya Coley (Senior)

Timeline facts about wrestling and highlights of the season

1888 - New York City, New York was the first city to host the first organized national wrestling tournament, Talia Fordham L:ebga Fofung

1904 - Saint Louis, Missouri hosted the first wrestling competition of the modern Olympic Games.

1912- The International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) was founded in Antwerp, Belgium

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1987- Lorenskog, Norway hosted the first world women’s wrestling championship.

2004- The Olympic Games finally began to include Women’s Wrestling.


ShHoOcCkKiInNgG Sharks

The swim team is all smiles, after a successful meet. They all kept encouraging each other throughout the meet, and they stay in good spirits, whether they win, lose or draw.

Roster Jazmine Bent Danielle Besay Aiya Bishop Sterling Brookins Zakiah Bryant Cameron Cobb Bradford Flemming Tracia Frank Jordan Gallemore Raven Gladney Imani Hollins Darnell Holyfield Lawrence Marbury Anaya Mark Anaiya Pilcher Sanaejah Reid Saniyah Reid Oksana Shropshire Olivia Terrell Tyler Wilkerson

"Swimming is definitely not easy. The goggles tend to get foggy, the water can get really cold, and even breathing gets hard sometimes. On the other hand, with my team cheering me on, I forget about all of that and keep swimming." Bradford Flemming (Sophomore)

The Swim Team had a really good season this year. They had a lot of young talent that showcased their speed in the water. After school practices at Columbia High School would help to develop every memberâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s skills and introduce new people to swimming. Most people assume it is easy to hold their breath because they always go to their nearby waterpark or YMCA, but competitive swimming is different. Racing your friends in a public pool is different than having to use more complex swimming techniques to go down and back in the pool. For example, backstrokes and butterfly races require various movements with a personâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s arms and legs. Swimmers have to learn to adapt their breathing to compete in these races in order to place in the top positions. However complicated the technicalities, swimming is very enjoyable when you go against rivals. Swimming may seem like a person needs a dog-eat-dog mindset to get into a good position, but people can have fun racing for a real purpose. At Arabia Mountain, the team continues to swim as a team encourgaing the individual racers. By having fun, they are able to treat the sport as a game, to enjoy it and win matches at the same time. Pushing themselves to limits they never did while having people behind them supporting them helps everyone become better people. The swim team did an awesome job throughout the season. Way to GO Ram Sharks! Timeline Facts about swimming and highlights of the season

1837- England becomes the first country to reccongize swimming for both recreation and a competive activity.

1894 - The Paris Congress was held and there was a desire for water sports in the Olympics.

1912- Women's swimming was officaly added to the Olympic Games.

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1939- Due to World War II a shortage in materials called for a reduction in the Manufacturing of the Fabric used for Bathing Suits.

Present- Techniques for winning the Olympic gold medals for swimming have been innovated to increase speed by spending more time underwater. Lebga Fofung Talia Fordham


Stellar aerobatics Roster Keslyn Billings J'Dythe Cannon Ashlynn Carthan Gianna Chery Aaliyah Dargan Amari Johnson Kyra King Briana Ross Jordyn Simmons Jada Smith Jayde Spann Divine Turner Madison Williams Trinity Williams

Even with spectators watching, Jordyn Simmons perfects her stance, and moves with a steady pace. She does not want to disappoint.

The gymnastics team is a group of strong young women who shock everyone when they step into their tournaments. Other teams are in awe of these confident women who demonstrate true skills and talent. They never back down from a challenge, and they step up when they are needed most. This is seen during practices when they have to learn how to hold themselves up, and use grace and elegance when they move. Doing flips and tricks to impress judges, and wearing striking outfits that bear Arabia’s colors are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to these talented ladies.. Balance is the word that describes them the best. To be able to hold their own body weight up, and to swing themselves back and forth takes a healthy diet and a lot of working out. Events where they have to launch themselves into the air helps them to forget fear, and see greatness in themselves. Reaching heights that people can’t even imagine, they challenge the limits and show off their hard work. Even if they win or lose, they give their best at all times. They don’t quit because of one loss, and they don’t stop trying after one win. They push their bodies to all levels in order to get the win for their team..

Flying as high in the air as possible, Ashlynn Carthan tests her limits in practices, so she excecutes her moves perfectly for judging.

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THE BEAM

Form is everything, and balance is just as important. Everytime I step on the beam, I make sure to keep myself together, and look as elegant as posssible. - Keslyn Billings (Sophomore)

Timeline facts about gymnastics and highlights of the season

1881 - gymnastics became an 1896 - Gymnastics was organized sport when the Bureau included in the first of the European Gymnastics “modern” Olympic Games. Federation was formed.

1920s - Women were finally allowed to compete in gymnastics events.

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1976 - Nadia Comaneci, a Romanian gymnast, received the first perfect score.

2016 - The Final Five (Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber) won the gold medal in the women’s team competition to defend their title.


DODGERS of the Duff Roster Tibria Brown Isaiah Flemming Seth Goard Miracle Goolsby Jonathan Grant Jeremiah Jarells Chad Johnson Madison Kelly Anisa Salam Haden Turner Robert Wasi

The golf team at Arabia Mountain may be a small group of players, but they enjoy the sport that brings a lot of fun. Golf is not known for upbeat plays, exciting crowds, or halftime shows. It is known for calm sceneries, relaxed environments, and a pace where players can take their time. In golf, players need a lot of patience to handle the fact that if they have a bad hit, they must wait until the ball stops moving to keep playing. Golf is not a sport where hitting ithe ball the hardest chooses the winner. The player must hit the ball into the cup in the least amount of shots to win. This uses the knowledge of trajectory and force to really make an impact. The golf team had to understand the elements of nature when playing this season. They had to feel the wind pressure to determine how far left or how far right to hit the ball. They could not hit the ball too hard to get it into an area where the ground is very rough. The goal of the game was to hit the ball just hard enough to get closer to the hole, but not too far to where it makes the time longer. Some players on the team were new to the game, so with good coaching and practice, the team got better and played a great season. Arabia Mountain's golf team holds star studded athletes, as you can see here. Miracle Goolsby accepted an award for her play on behalf of Arabia Moutain.

"C LUBBING" "CLUBBING" at its best

"While playing golf, the scenery just picks me up and takes me to another realm. It is always so peaceful, and I now have a new admiration for nature." - Haden Turner (Senior)

"FOREEE", is what is exclamated from Jeremiah Jarells as he takes the shots. With the sun beaming in his eyes, he ignores it, and aims the ball towards the hole.

Timeline facts about golf and highlights of the season

1457 - Scotland, the place where golf originated, had its parliament ban it, as it interfered with archery practice.

1500 - The ban on golf in Scotland is lifted, and the King starts to play himself.

1901 - The first Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) is formed in the UK.

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1950 - The Ladies’ Professional Golfers’ Association (LPGA) is formed in the USA.

2016 - Golf was played at the Olympics for the first time in 112 years. Lebga Fofung Talia Fordham


D A Runners Runners O R Boys Roster Jayvon Adams Adetoro Adenuga Habeeb Ajibola Akinjuwon Akinbami Tyler Anthony Jordan Barrow Joshua Brooks Israel Burnell Harrison Cosby Tristan Daniel Timothy Rodgers-Dillard Xavier Dorsey

Girls Roster Lauren Adeleke Samaria Allen Arielle Brayboy Ashley Brown Mikayla Castagne Arianna Chavis Tayla Clark Aliya Clarke Morgan Cosby Tramelle Daniel Kayden Dean Kailey Elliott

"This sport has helped me to gain so many scholarships, that my parents barely have to spend any money on college." - Michael McCorvey (Senior)

Girls Roster Girls Roster Riley Johnson Davenae Fagan Nena Kalu MikaylaFranklin Shanissee Lee Imani Fuller Janija Nelson Brooke Gates Ayana Peterson Shania Green Samaria Robinson Aubrey Guyden Patrice Setzer Madison Hale Shani Simon Ta-Merry Harrison Candace Taylor Dejah Hopkins Chanel Tye Makayla Hunter Taylor Woods Kianaleigh Ijere Ni'Asija Wright Ravyn Jackson

The phrase "running like girls" does not mean anything to these students because they run like mighty mighty RAMS!

Track, a sport where people run and try to reach speeds as fast as vehicles. To run track, a person can not just put on a pair of Nike shoes and go outside. Running throughout a neighborhood everyday at a moderate speed is not running track. Running track is to reach your top speed in a matter of seconds and whatever you do in those seconds can put you from first to last, or vice versa. Running track means you have to be able to run and jump over a number of hurdles, combining vertical leaps and speed to win a medal for your school. Running track is to be able to sprint at different speeds, different lengths, and still be able to do as well as possible. The track team at Arabia Mountain does this to perfection. These runners use their conditioning training and workouts to help their body get used to running conditions. They take track as serious as school, as students can earn scholarships for track that will allow them to go places they never thought they could. The U.S.A. national team could give any runner a call, and with a good work ethic, any person can reach their peak performance. The team is a large group of men and women, but within this team, every player has a specific part of track and field where they excel. Some are perfect in all, but some have an advantage in only one. Either way, they use their strengths to their benefit, and put their bodies through earth, wind, and fire to get through the season.

A team that warms up together stays together. Fortunately for the Rams, they don't just chase their dreams they run them down, on and off the field.

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Boys Roster Boys Roster Jayden Moore Isaiah Dubose Dakari Moultrie Jaisuma Faburay Namdi Nantambu Jaiden Figaro Damion Fitzpatrick Courtney Ragland Nathan Rhodes Emory Gilbert Amari Roebuck Richard Gladney Jonathan Scott Kerrell Hurt Brandon Smith Sebastian Jackson Jermaine Smith Regshun Lee Javan Watkins Lance Leonard Lawrence Marbury Myles Wingfield Brian Young Michael McCorvey

No benches, no breaks, no half-times or time-outs but these runner still push through. Students Imani Fuller and Mikayla Castange run with pride as they practice for upcoming meets.

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Terrain

racers TTracers Roster Joshua Brooks Tayla Clark Damion Dewar Emory Gilbert Raven Gladney Richard Gladney Aubrey Guyden Anaya Moore Samaria Robinson Jordyn Simmons Candace Taylor

Our female runner Anaya Moore in the lead against runners from other schools. Whether sunny or cloudy, our runners do not quit.

Two of our male runners Joshua Brooks and Richard Gladney, sweating and enduring the unbalanced terrain under the blazing sun.

The 2019-2020 cross country team is a group of runners with a lot of endurance, patience, and stamina. They use their breath sparringly, and stay at a steady pace so they can finish the race in the quickest time. They run long distances, through difficult areas, and have multiple runners going at once. Every team member is just as important as the other, as the times are combined to choose the winner of the races. Their speed is just as important as their resillience, and they balance the two throughout the season. During every race, they have to encourage each other and lift each other's spirits to keep pushing on. The races tend to get tiring, and legs start to become weak over a period of time, but it is worth it for the win. There are days where the sun is beaming down on the runners, making them thirsty and hot, but they continue on, not giving up. There are days where Georgia's weather , and it becomes really cold, changes erratically, but these ladies and gentlemen continue running no matter what. As easy it may seem, Cross Country is a very undervalued and underrated sport. It helps to keep athletes in shape for other sports, and it promotes a healthy lifestyle for people of all ages.

Even with the background noise as a distraction, Samaria Robinson is still pushing hard, controlling her breath, and finishing the run the best way possible.

Timeline facts about cross country and highlights of the season

1837 - The first formal cross country run was held, known as "The Crick Run".

1867 - On December 7, the first national championship was created and held at Wimbledon Common in London.

1878 - Cross Country is introduced to the U.S. by William C. Vosburg.

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1880 - Harvard starts a trend uses cross country to train track & field runners during the fall.

1967 - The first women's world championship Cross Country meet was held.

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MEAN GREEN

FUNK MACHINE

RECOGNIZED RAMS Flutes / Piccolos

Nena Kalu Josephine Washington Mikayla Franklin Alesha Paul Renee Beasly Jordyn Bowden T'Shambri Johnson Jada Montogomery Kenya Watson Camryn Williams Nadia Black

Mellophones

Tiffany Nguyen Kalan Sandoval Naomi Rucks Kayah Hoskins

Percussion

Trumpets

Cameron Lewis Damier Willingham Darius McAfee Julian Epps Markuns Dunn Justin Turner Samuel Slay III Tyahn McCray Sebastian Jackson Chase Johnson Mya Colon James Skinner John Preston Amaree Walker Ke'Moore Woods Markus Dunn Miles Mallory Christopher Brown

Amaana Lawrence Raphiel Rollins Jaylen Miller Ryan Meredith Jordan Murray Christina Nguyen Mia Purdy Matthew Heard Chynelle Guiden Camden Fisher Jonathan Scott Prince Jewell Jailyn Funn Anthony Spann Tatianna Watkins Keylan Willams Jayden Chambliss Kaylup Heard-Roberts

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Trombones

Lavel Turner Jr. Kayden Lewis Aurielle Murphy Sydney Jackson De'Aisa Ivey Nyla Baxter Ethan Fraster Morgan Gude Noble Turner

Saxophones

Baritones

Clarinets

Bryana Rollins Kennedy Duncan Kalaeya Reddings Makayla Watkins Fadima Keita Temidayo Solaru Tamariah McAfee Ja'Kiyah Hall Katyana Flagg Mia Elmore

Tubas

Anaya Cannon Nyla Baxter Darius Jackson Miles Jones Machi Pippen Gabrielle Fagan Nya Newsome

Warren Barr Jr Taylor Sinclair Katherine Wilson Elyssa Ratliff Love McAllister Myiles Spann Imara Caston Xavier Black

DIRECTION

Ohikhuae Oyakhire Jevan Spann Naomi Granderson Cole Spruill Dailon Crawson Syniah Lawrence

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Band Director: Monica Fogg

Assistant Band Director: Abigail Popwell, Herchel Willoughby


MUSICAL STORY FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

The Arabia Mountain High School Funk Machine has been a spotlight of the schoolâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s athletics program for years. They have brought quality sound and made a mark in Dekalb County as a top tier band. However, this did not come easy. They have gone through strenuous band camps, sweltering heat in the summer and fall, practices that lasted hours during the school week, and nights where they did not get home until midnight. They had to give everything they had in practice, go home, and come back the next day to perfect their mistakes. If a group was off key, the rest of the band would have to help one another to get things right the first time, and to focus on playing well. The band had their own struggles throughout the year, but their work ethic had a lasting effect on their playing skills. As the football season started, the band was still showing the ropes to the Freshmen, getting them adjusted to high school marching band, and making up for the graduating seniors of the previous year. However, with time, and playing experience together, the band was able to build strong team chemistry. The football team had a village behind them with encouraging music from their classmates and fans. Without the band, the pep rallies would not feel the same. The live music and symphony of instruments coming together during these school functions make Arabia Mountain fun and enjoyable. Not only does the Mountain raise academically motivated students, it raises entertaining and talented students that know how to put on a performance and put a spotlight on the greatest high school in the world.

Our Funk Machine Drum Majors were captured here serving "face". With maces in hand and stern looks on their faces, these seniors represent the 10th AMHS graduating class, while they blow their wistles with pride on and off the turf.

They want to hear you SCREAAAAM! The Funk Machine is focused on making the crowd shake and the earth quake!

THE SOUL OF SOUTH DEKALB, THE BEAT OF STONECREST The responsibilty to get everyone hyped during games and pep rallies falls upon the band. So, Nena Kalu and her fellow band mates shout, and light up the crowd.

When you see the drumline you know your in for a show! With their sticks and their style, they provide the heart beat for the band. Ryan Meredith, Raphiel Rollins, and Matthew Heard are front and center with the beat.

The allignment of the saxophonists is coordinated and centralized. The following scene took place at Arabia's first homecoming parade where the band took to the streets!

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ELATED ALL-STARS VARSITY Roster

London Barron Jayla Coleman Kennidi Covington Aaliyah Dargen Raven Eppinger Jalen Hason Kyra King Ashanti Lawson Shelby Lewis Alanra Martin Gabbriele Murray Aloni Oglesby Sanai Rimmer Raina Wynn

JUNIOR -VARSITY Roster Tenyah Allen A'ria Akers Lailah Brown Alysa Clarke Toni Dismuke Alice Edmonson Mckenzie Flack Zaria Jones Jade Landburg Janae Morris Nia Prather Nelani Siripanhya Zaria Weeks Emery Whipple

Timeline facts about cheerleading and highlights of the season

1889 - Johnny Campbell was the 1903 - Gamma Sigma is the first cheerleader for the named as the first cheerleading University of Minnesota. fraternity.

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1910 - University of Illinois hosts the first homecoming week.

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1923 - At the University of Minnesota, females are now allowed to cheer, adding tumbling and gymnastics to routines.

1956 - Lawrence Herkimer invents the first pompom.


"My favorite part of cheerleading is being a role model for others. I Being a cheerleader is not only defined by remember walking in the parade and "Flip-lines" and "Defense" cheers, it is also seeing the little girls wave and smile as about making sure the crowd and teams if they looked up to me. Experiences like are hyped while keeping your smile. those are priceless"- Jayla Coleman (Senior)

STOMP & SHAKE IT!

While the basketball and football teams put their hearts into their respective sports, there is one group of girls that stand on the sidelines the entire game. They cheer on the boys and girls teams of basketball and the football team during their seasons. Using loud chants and routines that they practice every day, they keep the crowd entertained during timeouts, halftime, and small pauses during the game. They scream to the top of their lungs, clapping and stomping in unison, giving their players motivation to take the win. The Cheerleaders let the players feel as if they have a family behind supporting them all the way. The cheerleaders are also a symbol of girl power for Arabia Mountain. Long hours of practicing routines, poses, and songs being played over and over could make someone very exhausted. In rare chances of overtime situations, or delayed games, the cheerleading squad would have to sit and wait for the game to start and for it to end. This would cause them to get home late, and struggle to stay awake and finish assignments, yet they somehow manage to balance good grades and awesome cheers. They would have to readjust their social life to manage their love for cheerleading, and to support their school in every way they can. Thanks to them, our school has entertainment to enjoy during the basketball and football games, and we are able to stay hype throughout the entire game.

Even in the freezing cold Georgia Fall weather, the Ram cheerleaders still make it a point to support the teams. Staring into the spotlight and the crowd, Alani Oglesby removes all the nervous feelings as she prepares to put on a show with her squad.

LOUD & PROUD

The precison and synchronization of each move is never questionable for these girls. As they stomp, shake it and move to the beat these girls maintain their spirit.

Timeline facts about cheerleading and highlights of the season

1960 - The Colts adds the first cheerleading squad

1967 - Pop Warners cheerleaders are added to pee wee football.

1973 - Cheerleaders now cheer for women's sports.

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1995 - American Cheerleader Magazine makes its debut.

1999 - ESPN says that cheerleading is officially a sport.

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C I AuxiliarY T N E H T U A EMERALDS Roster Makayla Davis Shania Green Nala Johnson Daija Jones Robyn Nelson Tyler Ragin Tori Simmons Tamia Smith

JEWELS Roster Ashley Anderson Daysha Baker Jahnya Baker Jahsiyah Belarda Morgan Coleman Armani Hamilton Anaiya Pilcher-Ealy Elyse Purefoy Divine Turner

BANNER GIRLS Roster Keslyn Billings Naomi Fennell

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While using poise and precision, twirling with confidence is not a problem for any of the AMHS Emeralds. Veterans, Tyler Ragin, Nala Johnson and Tamia Smith countiue to carry their flags with sass and class!

Finishing with a flurry of fashion, Robyn Nelson poses for the audience with confidence and flair, representing her school in an outstanding way.

Shimmer & Shine Veteran, Daija Jones dazzels the crowd with the fierceness of her flag, attracting looks from near and far.

Our Jewels shimmer while they strut from the field. While flashing smiles and batting their eyes, Jahnya Baker, Morgan Coleman, Ashley Anderson and Armani Hamilton walk with elegance and grace.

“Being a part of the dance team at Arabia has been a life-changing experience. Ive learned that you won’t get everything on the first day, the first try, or even in the first year. It’s a commitment to the team and the talent, but in the end you win." -Armani Hamilton (Sophomore)

Genuine Gems

"Being banner girl was a new experience that I enjoyed. Getting to dance, creating new bonds, making memories that I'll cherish and being a part of the band and auxlliary dance family was awesome. As a sophmore and having this opportunity is something that I am very gateful for.”- Keslyn Billings (Sophomore)

After being crowned "Miss Jewel", veteran Jahnya Baker dances her heart out while making sure her crown never tips.

The Arabia Mountain High School auxillary groups are spectacles in their own right. They each have their part in catching the attention of every event they appear at, and represent their school with pride. With the hair, nails, outfits, makeup, and poses down to the point, they do not disappoint when it comes to creating a beautiful performance. Using smiles, hand gestures, and fierce looks into the crowds, they not only show off, but they show out. Whether it is at football games, parades, or pep rallies, they strut their stuff, and the hours of practice come to play. The banner girls keep their positions, holding their school banner with might and pride, showing the world what Arabia Moutnain High School is. The Emeralds make sure to hold their flags carefully, but also to move them around smoothly to create a stunning performance. They softly glide across the ground, swinging their flags in sync to amaze the audience. The Jewels do their job and close out the triplet. They slowly come in, sliding across the ground very attentively, then in a flash, they dance like there is no tomorrow. They catch the audience's attention as soon as the band plays and they enter. This trio of talent show how the women of Arabia Mountain have not only brains, but flair when it comes down to giving a solid display.

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Our Rad Principal At the top of our pyramid, Dr. Swanson makes it his duty to maintain the positive, success-driven environment associated with Arabia Mountain High School, Home of the Rams. He gets along well with students and is always there to encourage us to be our best. Dr. Swanson is open to listening whenever he can whether it's while he's greeting us in the morning or helping out in the cafeteria. Our "Rad" principal does his best to make sure the support system at Arabia Mountain runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Without him the atmosphere wouldn't be as welcoming and homely as it is today.

"The 2019-2020 school year will be the 'Year of Growth Through a Growth Mindset and Making Connections' as we ensure the growth of every stakeholder by taking pride in all of our actions and by continuing to build on the foundation that we have created here at Arabia Mountain." - Dr. Rodney Swanson

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The Tubular Team Ms. Mason is the assistant principal of instruction and supporter of our Seniors. She's incredibly supportive of our individual dreams and pushes us to be nothing short of excellent.

Dr. Rutledge is in charge of our discipline and supporting Sophomores. He makes sure that our students are aware when they're in the wrong and allows them time to make better decisions.

Ms. Wynn keeps track of our attendance and Freshmen students. She makes sure everyone is where they need to be on time so that our Rams can get the most out of their education.

Mr. Burd is our assisstant principal in charge of testing and supporting our Juniors. He's also the co-sponsor of SGA meaning he worked with our incredible student officers to plan prom and our 2020 end of the year activities.

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C O N S E ​ The counselors at Arabia Mountain are the backbone of our students' stability. From daily advice to educational advisement, the counselors do it all. Our counselors separate the student body at Arabia based on Freshmen ​ most challenging level to years the alphabetical order of their last names. That beingare said,the each student has the samegrade counselor all four and is given the opportunity to really connect andbut confide counselor. thethe counselor’s office is counsel we with looktheir forward to Visiting helping students a breath of fresh air because studentstransition leave with all the answers for their questions. They do more behind the over here to Arabia. - Tammy Bates-Rogers scenes then we give them credit for. They juggle schedules, dual enrollment advisement, college advisement, AP exam registration, and more! However, no matter how much our counselors have on their hands, they always try their best to keep their doors opens to all students during the school day. Our counselors are not only functional, but they also have flavor and flare. Every counselor has a welcoming and warm personality. Here at Arabia Mountain High School, we are forever grateful for our counselors.

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TIME LINE

RODGERS 2009

I would advise the upcoming Seniors to focus on their grades for Junior year and don't relax! Junior year is the transcript that you will be sending to colleges so stay focused and work hard! - Candace Teague

Freshmen are the most challenging grade level to counsel, but we look forward to helping the students transition over here to Arabia. - Tammy Bates-Rogers

BANKS 201O HAM 201O TEAGUE 2016 HARVEY 2017 2018

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The most hectic part of the school year is the beginning of the school year. As counselors, it is our responsibility to guide dual enrollment students and place students in the classes they need to graduate - Meika Banks

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OF F I C E S TA F F

Rosalind Young-Pearson Administrative Assistant: Attendance

Lajunne Smith Secretary

Maryce Balford

Administration Assistant: Discipline Over Student Ambassador Program

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Keisha Bridges

Registrar

Shenelle Heard Josephine Ellis

Bookkeeper

Shaquoa Dickson Bookkeeper

Administrative Assisstant

The office staff at Arabia Mountain High School work hard to make sure that all teachers and students have what they need. They manage everything concerning attendance, student referals, teacher concerns and keeping everyone updated on all changes to the school. These women work hard to support our administrators while making communication and organization as easy as possible for our rams. All of the extra paperwork, phone calls, and e-mails are handled by this amazing team of workers. Ms. Smith and Mrs. Young-Pearson can be found as soon as you walk into the building making sure that all dual enrollment students are accounted for. They also are responsible for getting students to their parents during early dismissal and helping the school librarian with all her extra work. Beyond the glass window, Mrs. Ellis can be found in the back of the front office working hard as the principle's secretary. Mrs. Balford works around the building and in her office helping Dr. Rutledge with all disciplinary actions. This includes all dress code violations, dealing with student misconduct, but also praising students for their good behavior. Mrs. Balford is also the Student Ambassador coordinator which means she oversees all school events such as Awards Day and the Reading Bowl. Ms. Bridges works hard as the school's registrar. She is responsible for keeping accurate documentation of all student records. The last members of this dynamic team are Ms. Dickson and Ms. Heard who are the school's bookkeepers. Ms.Dickson and Ms. Heard work to make sure that all money circulated in the school is accounted for.

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Mr. Moreland

Ms. Watson

Mr. Hill

Mr. Strand

Ms. Miller

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C U S T O D I A N S

Our custodians work hard to make sure Arabia Mountain High School stays clean. Mr. Butler and Mr. Moreland lead the custodial staff with direction that results in a presentable school. With their continuous cleaning rotation, students are always left with a bathroom with restocked toilet paper, paper towels, and soap. Their services allow us to show our presentable appearance through our students and our school. You can find them walking the halls in the evenings occasionally with a song in their hearts and often with a kind smile. The school’s revived state after the custodians’ evening shift allows students to start their day on the right foot. Their quick responses to the occasional mishaps around the school keep the school’s condition far from cluttered. During our lunch periods, they cleanse the leftovers from previous lunch periods, leaving the cafeteria neat for the next lunch rush. Together, our custodial staff spruces up the environment, leaving behind a pristine school for everyone to enjoy.

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Security Ms. Johnson

Our security guards work hard to make sure their job at Arabia Mountain is done as efficiently as possible by implementing the best safety measures for the students. They watch over our students and keep an eye out for trouble so that our rams remain safe. You'll often find Officer Johnson patrolling upstairs, Mr. Tucker patrolling downstairs, and Ms. Johnson stationed at the front. Their top priority at all times is to make sure that students are able to come to school feeling safe on a daily basis. As the school resource officer, Officer Johnson uses his mornings to direct the school traffic that can usually congest the area. Stationed at the front, Ms. Johnson shines best in the hours following school when she monitors which individuals enter the school for extracurricular activities. The last piece to Arabia’s security is Mr.Tucker. During his regular patrol of the school, Mr.Tucker’s added personality and unique conversations make him a memorable character to both students and teachers. Mr.Tucker’s determined surveillance over the school keeps students focused on their studies in their regularly protected environment. Together, this team has proven to be a reliable extension to ensure all safety at Arabia Mountain.

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Freshmen is a Vibe Freshmen year is the first year of high school. High school brings about a lot of changes, but Freshmen year is the year where the transition from middle school to high school provides more responsibility. In a few short words, ninth grade year is surrounded by the word "new." Ninth grade year brings in a new school. With the grand new environment of Arabia Mountain High School, you get new teachers, new schedules, and new surroundings. With the first year of high school, you get new students from different middle schools, backgrounds, and personalities, leaving you with the opportunity to make friends that remain pass high school. Finally, Freshmen are introduced to the high school experiences they hear about from their older siblings or from the media. During their first year, they are sure to expect epic pep rallies with students excited to represent blue and green proudly as the band provides music for the AMHS Jewels. They can expect students to go all out in their costumes as they dress for homecoming week. Freshmen can expect to watch passionate athletes represent the school in any kind of sport. By coming to high school, Freshmen face their new surroundings with new companions to experience the new adventures high school brings.

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Class of 2023 This group of Freshmen are having fun and bonding while at lunch.

Don't mess with these boys. This basketball team line up consists purely of the class of 2023 students. After leaving middle school, these guys are on the road to becoming AMHS Varsity basketball players.

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Freshmen are starting off their high school careers with the right classes and the right attitudes.

These Freshmen are taking time to appreciate and enjoy their biology class.

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Abernathy, Isaiah Adeleke, Lacey Adelugba, Boluwasefe Akers, A'Ria Alefe, Ariyam Alexander, Christopher Alexander, Christopher Allen, Kyle Allen, Tenyah

Class of 2023

Alsandor, Caitlyn Amis, Jayvyn Amos, Ariel Anderson, Ashley Anderson, DAngelo Anderson, Remi Aribot, Aicha Armstrong, Christopher Baker, Jaylynn Baker, Kendall Baldwin, Tyler Barnes, Jayden Barnes, Michael Battle, Michael Baxter, Nyla Beatty, Jonathan Benford, Chloe Benton, Emani Bolden, Jordan Booker, Makaila Booker, Makaila Boone, Xavier Boswell, Jaquavious Bowden, Jordyn Boyer, Rashad Bray, Gabrielle Britton, Davonna Brooks, Ciarra Brown, Tahane Brown, Tyler Bruce, Kevin Burns, Sierra Butler, India Cabrera De Jesus, Weilly Cadet, Justice Campbell, Sanai

"I went to a small arts school so I was excited to go to a bigger school. The size of the classrooms and the grade levels are much bigger than what I expected." - Janae Rapley

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Cash, Gabriela Caston, Imara Castor, Salamaryam Cephus, Mikaylah Chambliss, Jayden Chaney, AMya Charles, Dennon Cheeks, Samuel Chery, Gianna Chism, Kinya Chowdahury, Tashid Clanton, Braylon Clark, David Clark, Kamal Clark, Raymond Cofer, Iyannah Cofield, Colin Coleman, Jaeden Coley, Rayach Conley, Travon Cooper, Alasia Copeland, Antonia Copeland, Sekou Corneal, Cynae Cosby, Morgan Covington, Kaylin Crosby, Destiny Curry, Kortni DaCruz, Christopher Dandy, Divyn Davis, Ah'Yana Davis, Christine Davis, Diamond Dean, Kayden Delavallade, Tytiana Dennard, Kamyra Dismuke, Toni Dobbs, Ananda Douglas, Jenaya Dove-Edwin, Annette DuBose, Isaiah Ellis, Chase Fagan, Davenae Fagan, Gabrielle Faulkner, Aniyah

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Class of 2023 Faye, Muntaha Felton-Jones, Iyanna Ferede, Zekarias Ferguson, Ashley Fernandez Avila, Yosseline Figaro, Jaiden Fisher, Camden Flack, Mckenzie Fleming, Isaiah Flounoy, Yusef Flynn, Tyra Forbes, Victoria Franklin, Kamryn Franklin, Nevaeh Fraser, Ethan Fuller, Aleyse Gardner, Aaron Gardner, Octavious Gebre, Mical Gedefa, Feven Germain, Wilson Giannetto, Francesco Gibbs, Ramone Godwin, Grace Grady, Anieya Graham, JahMaal Granderson, Naomi Graves, Kenady Grayson, Devin Gribble, Korey Gude, Morgan Gutierrez-Morales, Kristell Hall, JaKiyah Harris, DeAnna Harrison, Justin Hawkins, MacKenzie Henry, Alaysia Hersi, Abas Higgins, Niaham Hinton, Daevon Hodges, Jaylen Holt, Aniyah Holt, Kaila Holyfield, Darnell Hoskins, Kayah

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Freshmen Hudson, Zamya Hughley, Joseph Hunter, Makayla Hunter, Mya Hursefield, Sannaa Hutchins, Michael Ingram, Kenedi Ismaaeel, Aaliyah Issac, Abel Issack, Khalid Jackson, Charles Jackson, Darius Jackson, Jordan Jackson, Sebastian Jackson, Sydney Jacobs, Jonathan James, Solana Jameslatimore, William Jeng, Mouhamed Jewell, Prince Johnson, Brianna Johnson, Cameron Johnson, Chase Johnson, Giavonni Johnson, Kaden Johnson, Kalvin Johnson, Kayla Johnson, Major Johnson, Quintrell Johnson, Ronald Johnson, Salaika Johnson, Taylor Johnson, TShambri Jones, Aaron Jones, Brooklyn Jones, Iona Jones, Kendyl Jones, Miles Jordan, Chaz Josephs, Jeniece Kelly, Alarian Kemp, Drake Kendall, Portia King, Ajani Kinsale-Summers, Mazn

"Passing my first test has been my greatest accomplishment so far. I studied a lot prior to the test." - Mezmute Teketsel

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Class of 2023 Lake, Emmanuel Lakes, Ethan Lambert, Azaria Lamont, Taliya Landburg, Jenee Landrum, Bryson Laurel, Nathaniel Lawal, Abdulmuheez Lawrence, Amaana Lee, DeVion Lewis, Paul Lindsay, Naja Lindsay, Nyla Little, Jadyn Lively, Kene Lugo Dominguez, Nathan Magwooe-Spann, Anthony Malcolm, Antonio Mangham, Shaniyah Marcell, Kayla Massey, Zora MATHIS, Novae McAfee, Tamariah McBean, MaKayla McKenzie, Brandon McKenzie, Royce McKissack, Destin Millender, Zariyah Miller, Jaylen Miller, Nathaniel Mims, Marvell Montgomery, Jada Moore, Jordan Moore, Mikhail Morris, Corwin Morris, Zenia Mosley, Jeremiah Murray, Jordan Najimudeen, Shambaliyu Nembhard, Brianna Nesbitt, Ashley Onyeokoro, Diamond Owens, Mikkel Owolabi, Abdulmalik Oyenuga, Abdulmalik

"After graduating highschool, I aspire to attend MIT to major in physics." - Zekarias Ferede

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Freshmen Payton, Ja'Niyah Perry, Christian Perry, Jason Pettway, Jamel Phelps, Victoria Phillips, Jayden Pippen, MacHi Powell, Aaron Prather, Nia Prendergast, Zahra Preston, Desiree Preston, John Pruitt, Myori Randolph, Avionne Rapley, Janae Ravenel, Benjamin Rayford, Iyani Raynor, Analysa Rayton, Solomon Reid, Cameron Renfroe, Daeshawn Rhodes, Nathan Riak, Abouk Rice, Oriana Riley, Devin Rivers, Christin Robinson, Jessica Robinson, Kyle Robinson, Ryan Robinson, Tatyana Rodriguez, Ashley Rose, Brendan Rowe, Kennedi Rowland, Shacora Russell, Trinity Salmon-Depass, IanaMarie Samuel, Sadia Scott, Jordan Shabazz, Ezekial Shanks, Dillon Shaw, KoBen Shields, Danielle Shoulders, Tania Shropshire, Oksana Shumate, Victoria

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Simmons, Kenyatta Simmons, Taylor Simon, Nia Simpson, Kyle Siripanhya, Nelani Skinner, Cameron Skinner III, James Smith, Azariah Smith, Justin

Class of 2023

Smoot, Kiara Soliman, Woodmy Spruill, Cole Staples, Saniyah Stapleton, Rayhan Tate, Bryanna Taylor, De'Shawn Taylor, Jada Teketsel, Mezmure Thomas, DAliyah Thomas, Jayla Thomas, Kendyll Thompson, Ahriel Thompson, Karee Tisdale, Cameran Todd, Jamar Toland, Nyah Turner, Kayla Turner, Kennedie Turner, Noble Tutt, Trinity Walker, Amaree Walker, Christian Waller, Mekai Walton, Ervin Watkins, Tatianna Watson, Jayden Watson, Kenya Weems, Chloe Westbrook, Andre' Wheeler, Denisha White, Brandon Whitfield, Miracle Whitley, Jeffery Williams, Camryn Williams, David

"The coursework for 7 classes can be difficult to manage. I would recommend buying an agenda since it can help you be more organized." -Mekai Waller

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Freshmen Williams, Kendrell Williams, Keylan Williams, Malachi Williams, Trinity Wilson, Miles Wilson, Zaria Woods, Ke'Moree Woods, Trinity Wright, Jonathan Young, Jayda Young, Trinity Zion, Kalel

Not pictured: Brown, Brianna Wilson, Miles Wingfield, Damarea Dobson, Joshua

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Sophomore Flex

These Sophomores are working diligently on thier environmental science work.

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Sophomores showed out their drum skills at the winter sports pep rally.


Tenth grade is the second year of high school. Though it seems as anticlimactic as a sequel in a movie series, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a very influential year of the four years of high school. In the second year of Arabia Mountain High School, Sophomores have the opportunity to change or continue with their pathways. Coupled with the universal milestone of turning sixteen, tenth grade comes with a new set of challenges for the new students. During this year, Advanced Placement (AP) classes are first introduced, leaving individuals with the choice of adding AP World History and AP Human Geography to their schedules. This addition becomes the first of many decisions to prepare for eleventh grade. With the addition of AP, tenth grade becomes the prerequisite to the rest of high school. Students also take the PSAT, which is ordinarily the first of the many standardized test high schoolers take to prepare for applying to colleges. Above all the struggles, Arabia Mountain Sophomores collectively struggle through chemistry. Knowing the chemical equation for water only gets students through the first week as teachers challenge their students with the expansion of the common knowledge of chemistry. Overall, Sophomore year is a year full of changes in preparation for the rest of high school.

Friends will always be together during their lunch time.

Chanice Griffith and Mekeda Dreckette make sure to show off their JROTC uniform when hanging out with their friends.

Joi Ragsdale and Darrius Jett have to set up the camera for the best angle when making dance videos for a popular social media app in their free time.

Autumn Smart brightly smiles while having a good time at lunch.

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Class of 2022 Adams, Demonsha Adams, Jayvon Adeleke, Lauren Adenuga, Adetoro Adigun-Hammed, Maryam Allen, Camille Allen, Tameria Andries, Randolph Ashford, Aubrey Asia, Rocker Atterbury, Jaleah Bailey, Keon Barnes, Christian Barnes, Christopher Barnwell, Ronald Barton, Tyler Bass, Chloe Bates, Amyah Belardo, Jahsiyah Bell, Jared Bent, Jazmine Bibbs, Kaitlyn Billings, Keslyn Black, Xavier Blocker, Duane Bloodsaw, Britney Brayboy, Arielle Breedlove, Tarance Briggs, Jaylene Briggs, Justin Brookins, Sterling Brooms, Deanna Brown, Ashley Brown, Kyland Brown, Lailah Brown, Tyree Browning, Nadia Bryant, Malachi Bryant, Zakiah Bryant, Zayla Burkett, James Burnell, Israel Butler, Danyla Butts, Mays Butts, Moya

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Sophomores Cameron, Kenosha Cannon, Anya Cannon, JDythe Carmichael, Davin Carter, Addison Carter, Aniya Castagne, Mikayla Chavis, Michael Chery, Pharoah Chilaka, Ekene Clarke, Aliya Clarke, Alysa Cobb, Cameron Colon, Mya Colquitt, Amia Copeland, Saniya Corbett, Christen Cousar, Ly'bra-Ayanna Craig, Phoenix Crowson, Dailon Cust, Madison Davis, Darius Davis, Gianna Davis, Nicholas Davison, Kalyse Daysha, Baker Diallo, Fatoumata Donahue, Natalia Doran, Chasiti Dowdell, Andrew Dreckette, Mekeda Drinks, Rachel Duncan, TRENAE Dunn, Markus Durand, Taylor Edmonson, Alice Edwards, Farrell El, Nin'Farasha Elesby, Leilani Elliott, Kailey Faburay, Jaisuma Fears, Kandon Fennell, Naomi Fleming, Bradford Flint, Brandon

â&#x20AC;&#x153;I will miss the friendships I made, as some of them had to change schools because it was very difficult for them.â&#x20AC;? - Davin Carmichael

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Class of 2022 Florence, Carmin Floyd, Camille Floyd, Charity Fudaeel, Hamed Gallemore, Jordan Gardner, Destini Garrett, Trine' Gibson, Kennedy Gilbert, Amir Gilbert, Emory Gilbert, Parrish Giles, Kenyatta Giles, Keyonna Gilliam, Malana Gimedhin, Asenath Givens, Brooklyn Gladney, Raven Goard, Seth Goodman, DeAndre Goodson, Dai'Chunna Graham, Mason Graham, Myles Grant, Lauryn Gray, Sanaiya Green, Zaharia Griffith, Chanice Griffiths, Imani Groves, Ki'yell Gulley, David Guyden, Aubrey Hailemariam, Betiel Hamilton, Armani Harden, Jessica Haridon, Jayden Heard, Matthew Henderson, Olivia Hernandez, Ashley Hines, Kya Hines, Takiya Holloway, Caleb Holmes, Ramiyah Holness, Xaviar Hopkins, Dejah Horton, Charity Hughley, Arie

â&#x20AC;&#x153;I plan to finally pick a school for college, and apply for scholarships so my family pays the least amount of money possible for my tuition.â&#x20AC;? - Saniya Copeland

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Sophomores Humes, Lyric Ishola, Temitomiwa Ivey, De'Asia Jackson, Kenan James, Erin James-Grant, Jahridan Jamison, Mikayla Jeffcoat, Briana Jefferson, Jaquan Jemison, Martavious Jett, Darrius Johnson, Maurisa Johnson, Paris Jones, Ariahna Jones, Deon Jones, Kourtni Jones, Kylie Jones, Madisyn Jones, Rammiyah Jones, Zaria Jordan, Zion Jordon, Savion Judge, Layla Jupiter, Kymani Kangni, Claude Kareem, Naailah Keita, Fadima Kelly, Malaika Kemp, Donathan King, Bianca Knight, Devin LaFavor, Rosalind Lambert, Ashard Landburg, Jade Laster, Collin Lawrence, Jordan Lawrence, Malachi Lee, Regshun Leflore, Jalyn Leonard, Lance Less, Reanna Lester, Kiera Lockhart, Tyler Lord, Sharelle Lovelace, Darrius

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Class of 2022 Lucas, Sharese Ly, Cabrina Ly, Sareoung Lyons, Taylor Madden, Carlton Major, Tori Mallory, Miles Massey, Christopher Mastin, Casey McCartha, Nia McClendon, Cacee McCormack, Ian McCray, Tyahn McKeever, Kyla McKenzie, Dwayne McKnight, Semaj McMillian, Mekhi Mengistu, Helen Miller, Matthew Milner, Kayley Mitchell, Sydney Mohamed, Faiza Moore, Amila Moore, Jayden Morris, Janae Mosley, Jayden Mosley, Khalese Murphy, Aurielle Nation, Pierce Nega, Bemnet Nelson, Janija Ongoma, Nicholas Packer, Lauryn Patterson, Judah Paul, Alesha Paulk, Nyanza Pelaez, Amiri Perry, Jordan Peters, Brandon Peterson, Ayana Pettway, Melanie Phillips, Tenai Pilcher-Ealy, Anaiya Preston, Brandon Purdy, Mia

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Sophomores Ragin, Shakyrah Ragsdale, Joi Redding, Kalaeya Rennalls, Brianna Revere, Cassey Richards, Dana Rivers, Dajaun Rocker, Asia Rodgers-Dillard, Timothy Rougely, Shanyah Rucks, Naomi Rush, Kendall Sandoval, Kalan Sanon, Mishael Schell, Alex Setzer, Patrice Shepherd, Nataya Shotwell, Donovan Simmons, Jordyn Singelton, Cinque Slay, Samuel Small, Kaliayyah Smart, Autumn Smith, Bria Smith, Kamaria Smith, Kendall Smith, Madison Smith, McKenzie Smoot, Rachel Solomon, Quianna Sorton, Savannah Spann, Jayde Spencer, Isaac St Clair, Tiffany Stamper, Joelle Stephenson, Terri-Lee Stiggers, Aarmon Swann, Kennedy Tallington, Devin Tate, Devante Taylor, Candace Taylor, Jamari Taylor, Omari Teague, Andre Terrell, Olivia

â&#x20AC;&#x153;I had the challenges of trying new things, staying focused and overcoming the obstacles of learning chemistry.â&#x20AC;? - Bradford Fleming

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Class of 2022 Thomas, Keilan Thomas, Sydni Thornton, Hakeem Tinker, Carnell Tolbert, Gabrielle Trawick, Tavaris Truitt, Caleal Turner, Lavel Turpin, Darryl Tyson, Tyler Vaughn, Amiyah Vincent, Nathan Wadiri, Ebiweni Ward, Jordan Ward, Karmen Wasi, Robert Watkins, Makayla Weaver, Jamarcus Weeks, Alexis Weeks, Zaria White, Gabrielle White, Mikya White, Selayah Whyte, Briana Williams, Amari Williams, Haley Williams, Jaylen Williams, Madison Williams, Trinity Willingham, Damier Wilson, Katherine Winfrey, Casey Wingfield, Myles Witherspoon, Danaeya Workman, Carlyn Wright, Ni'Asija Yancey, Kalyani Young, Brian Yusuf, Rilwan

â&#x20AC;&#x153;More freedom outside of school, as I will be taking Work-Based Learning and I will not be at school as much as I am now.â&#x20AC;? - Janea Bradley

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Students in their Junior year of high school are known to struggle with their heavy workload, as they prepare for the steps after high school. Although this may be true, Juniors at Arabia Mountain handle that responsibility differently. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re able to balance their social life, school life, and even work life on a weekly basis. This leaves some students passing classes during the weekdays and partying during the weekends with some money on the side. To fill college resumes, students add dual enrollment classes and AP classes to their schedule, bringing more rigor into the lives of students with dreams of high achieving universities. Despite the difficulty, these students learn to prioritize and manage their time wisely to combat work and other adversaries, like procrastination. In spite of the burden of the many advanced courses, the class of 2021 uses their animated personalities to liven the school days. Whether it is in class or in a club meeting, Juniors love to get together to make more unforgettable memories during their high school years. Birthday parties, homecoming, or just regular kick-backs at the mall - eleventh graders found time to hang out with their friends. While balancing school and friends, Juniors know how to add work into the mix to fund these excursions. During this time, students earn their licenses and are gifted cars which help get them to school. With the addition of a job, students can inch into the independence theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll soon become acquainted with later in life. Overall, Juniors are the best at juggling the different elements of a well rounded individual.

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James Ballard catches his friend up on the newest information before heading to class. Unbothered by the common hallway commotion during the last few class transitions of the day, they still remain focused.

Physics can bring out the best sound, especially as students test the vibrations of the sound tube changing the frequency and pitch.

As a Junior, keeping up with friends all the time may be tough; however, Zaria Robinson and Sasha Powell keep thier crew connected with daily meetups at the cafeteria table.

Get Crunk Juniors are pictured here as they sit back, laugh and enjoy the homecoming pep rally. Like many others, this pep rally allows students to showcase the variety of personalities not only through their class but the entire student body.

Yearbook staff captures a moment with Camryn Brown, Destini McElroy and Sanaa Henry while they are all smiles during another infamous AMHS lunch period.

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Besties and Band mates, Kennedy Duncan and Myiles Spann smile for a photo after being asked about their long time friendship.

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Class of 2021 Adams, Brandon Adams, Lauren Adeseye, Aderolawe Akinbami, Whitney Alaze, Dawit Alexander, Brandon Allen, Jada

Amponsah, Kevin Andrews, Harmony Arefayne, Mesalle Armstrong, Cynara Ashman, Dexann Atterberry, Terrence Bailey, Aaron

Balfour, Jamir Ballard, James Barnes, Jade Barr, Warren Battle, Niana Beasley, Renee Bester, Amirah

Billingsly, Jaida Black, Nadia Blakley, Darius Blancas, Luis Boglin Sloan, Payton Boyce, Phaith Brantley, Langston

Brewer, Brooklyn Brown, Camryn Brown, Karlissa Brown, Kayla Brown, Miracle Brown, Tiarra Brown, Tibria

"When I think about senior year I look forward to prom (you know we have to show out), Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m also looking forward to the senior week events and just not having to be on campus." ~ Eunice Olufemi

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Juniors Bunkley, Sydney Burke, Lakaida Burkett, Kayla Butler, Jalen Carter, Eric Carter, Star Carthan, Ashlynn

Cazaubon, Naeem Chavis, Arianna Clark, Andie Clark, Tayla Coker, Eustace Cole, Rachel Coleman, Morgan

Con-Roma, Hemil Cooper, Shanesha Courtney, Kaeming Cross, Lanigea Crowder, Parris Cupid, Sheridan Dalrymple, Jacques

Dancil, Jaden Dargan, Aaliyah Davis, Cecil Davis, Darnisha Davis, Jeremiah Davis, Makayla Demery, Justus

Dillard, William Diop, Abdoul Dorsey, Chadwick Douglas, Jaylen Drake, Khalib Driver, Kamryn Dudley, Lauren

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Class of 2021 Duncan, Kennedy Edwards, Reginald Ellis, Ariya Elmore, Mia Falus, Kennedi Fitzpatrick, Damion Flagg, Katyana

Flournoy, Quameik Floyd, Loren Floyd, Nya Floyd, Samia Fuentes-Jimenez, Pamela Fuller, Amari Fuller, Imani

Gadson, Bryce Gamble, Taurus Garcia, Javier Gates, Brooke Genus, Tyrek Gilbert, Essence Gladney, Richard

Grant, Chase Grant, Jonathan Graves, Bryant Green, Shania Green, Skye Griggs, Taylor Grover, Jayla

Guiden, Chynelle Gunnerson, Janyla Guy, John Hadley, Caloeb Hall, Aljaron Hall, Mitchell Hardy, Joi

A teacher that pushes me to be my best is Ms.Hamilton, I have her right now. I love her so much. ~ Christina Nguyen

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Juniors Harrison, Ta-Merry Harvey, Taya Henderson, Ryann Henry, Sanaa Hentz, Ajah Hicks, Andrew Higgins, Abraham

Hollins, Isis Horne, Kirsten Howell, Elliott Ijere, Kianaleigh Jackson, Ravyn Jackson, VannaLee Jarrells, Jeremiah

Jimenez-Castillo, Emili Johnson, Aareonne Johnson, Amari Johnson, Aniah Johnson, Chad Johnson, Charity Johnson, Makayla

Johnson, Mya Johnson, Riley Jones, D'Angelo Jones, Elea Kelly, Madison Laurel, Shaseane Lawrence, Michael

Lawrence, Syniah Lawson, Ashanti Lee, Dante Lee, Miles Lewinson, Leilah Lewis, Shelby Lyles, Kamari

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C la ss o f Lyn, Lauryn Macon, Deyana Mapp, Kei'Aja Mapps, Taliyah Martin, Jada Matthews, Alyiah McAfee, Darius

McAllister, Love McDaniel, Corey McElroy, Destini McIntyre, Aaron McIntyre, Donald McKoy, Briaeria Miller, Jessica

Miller, Madeline Mitchum, Laila Mohamed, Hamza Moniz, Daleiah Monsanto, Kaleb Montgomery, Omarion Moore, Anaya

Morse, Monique Najimudeen, Tameenat Neal, Mickia Nguyen, Christina Nnaji, Chiagozi O'Neal, James Oglesby, Alani

Olaleye, Olufunmilola Olowoselu, Joseph Olufemi, Eunice Onyeokoro, Parisnuela Opoku, Ivana Osayi, Chukwuamaka Outler, Jaylen

Westbrooks and his stories about his college experiences. ~ Jordyn Simmons

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Ju n io Parker, Jalyn Penn, Avante Percival, Keianna Perry, Taylor Perrymond, Carla Pettway, Hayward Phillip, JahNiyah

Pippen, Alyssa Powell, Sasha Pritchett, Stanley Ragin, Tyler Ragland, Courtney Ratliff, Elyssa Ray, Kameron

Revere, Jaylyn Riak, Aouei Richardson, Anaia Richardson, Hailey Riggins, Amaya Rincon, Javier Robins, Karyss

Robinson, Keiton Robinson, Samaria Robow, Usra Rodmon, Howard Rome, Tawann Rucker, Allison Salami, Israel

Sanford, Aeriel Schell, Malik Scott, Alana Scott, Jonathan Scott-Key, Brandon Sesberry, Aaryele Shoulars, Jadyn

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Class of 2021 Simmons, Jordyn Simms, Khalil Simon, Shani Sinclair, Alexandra Sinclair, Taylor Smedley, Demetrius Smith, Cornelius

Smith, Jermaine Smith, Tamia Solaru, Temidayo Spann, Myiles Stanford, Peyton Sterling, Jared Suggs, Chiann

Sumter, Ashlyn Swann, Ian Taylor, Leah Theodore, Jaden Thomas, Victoria Thompkins, Kasey Thompson, Uriah

Tomlinson, Haley Tooson, Johnny Tye, Chanel Vinson, Bianca Walker, Christopher Wallace, Xavier Ward, Jordyn

Ware, Merissa Warfield, Aniya Western, India Whipple, Jada Williams, Brianna Williams, Imani Williams, Shawn

I've only taken the ACT so far, but Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be taking the SAT some time in the spring. ~ Loren Floyd

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Juniors Williams, ZoeyAnn Woods, Anvoncia Woods, Daron Woods, K. Celeste Woods, Taylor Yonas, Nathan Zimmerman, Jaden

Zimmerman, Jayson

Not Pictured: Clarke, Andre Giles, DeMontae Shoulars, Jadyn Tucker, Ahliyah Williams, Shawn

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Rad Seniors Nancy Nguyen Deborah Nyiam

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Amber Cunningham and friends gather in the cafeteria to show their recreations of poplar memes.

Seniors Meklit Sultan and Danait Issac dressed as senior citzens for Generation Day!

As a senior getting ready to graduate, Ciara Simmons reflects on some of her favorite high school memories riding the bus.

Alexis Thomas and Victoria Gordan pose for the camera for Senior Blackout.

The 2019-2020 school year is coming to a close and so are the high school careers for the Senior class. Four years ago, the class of 2020 walked through the front doors of Arabia Mountain High School for the first time. They nervously clutched their backpacks having no idea what to expert for the next four years. As Freshmen, the Seniors struggled to maneuver their way from A to E hall, adapting to older peers, and how to balance clubs and school work. But as the semesters turned into years, the high school process became easier. The seniors became more responsible, took harder classes, and became more mature while going through teenage milestones. When this final year in school started, the Senior class had to formulate plans for the future. Most applied for college or got ready to enlist in the military. Others decided the best option for them was going straight into the workforce. Even though this point in the class of 2020â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life was grueling, they grew from it with plans in mind. Their middle school mindsets blossomed into the mindsets of young adults. These four years in high school helped the Seniors define existing parts of their identities while discovering new aspects of themselves. However, this long journey is ending and leading into a new set of years meant to cultivate them into working adults. The time has come for the Senior class of Arabia Mountain to look back on their accomplishments and enjoy their precious memories.

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Class of 2020 Adenuga, Emioluwa Aggison, Jordan Ajibola, Habeeb Akin-David, Ayomikun Akinbami, Akinjuwon Albert, Ashley Allen, Jada Allen, Samaria Andrews, Carlynn Anthony, Tyler Archer, Aiyana Aribot, Passy Armstrong, Miles Attobra, Olagnika Auguste, Perpetue Baker, Kaleb Bankston, Lindsey Barron, London Barrow, Jordan Barton, Nasjia Beckford, Jada-Tate Bell, Amir Besay, Danielle Bibb, Jalyncia Binns, Kennedy Bishop, Aiya Bradshaw-Mclendon, Amber Bragg, Ariel Britt, Gabriel Brooks, Chamiya Brooks, Joshua Brown, Christopher Brown, Donovan Brown, Markeza Brown, Myles Brown, Sage Burkes, Michael Cadet, Amani Campbell-Barnes, Alexandra Carter, Adrian Carter, Jaden Castagne, Christian Charles, Jaheam Chatman, Camille Chatman, Jacory Cheatham-Jones, Deaven Chester, Anaya Clarke, Maceo Clarke, Tamia Clay, Brianna Coleman, Jayla Coleman, Malik Colson, Imaya Cook, Jordan Cooper, Victoria Cosby, Harrison Covington, Kennedi Cox, Journey Crayton, Philip Crooks, Kaia Culpepper, Jayla Cunningham, Amber Dandridge, Louis Daniel, Aron

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Rad Seniors Daniel, Tramelle Daniel, Tristan Davis, Keion Dewar, Damion Dickey, Jarel Dicks, Kaelyn Digby, Joshua Dix, Kamyah Dolson, Dantasia Dowling, Kameron Duncan, Makenzie Edwards, Dewayne Ehoussou, Adjoua El-Amin, Inaya Ellis, Yumani-Grace Emmanuel, Aisha Eppinger, Raven Epps, Julian Escorza, Erick Evans, Michaela Fambrough, Charles Farley-Thompson, Victoria Fisseha, Kedus Fletcher, Maia Flowers, Jalon Fofung, Lebga Fordham, Talia Francis, Isaac Frank, Tracia Franklin, Kendall Franklin, Mikayla Frazier, Jaidyn Fuller, Jada Fuller, Maaliyah Fulton, Nyla Funn, Jailyn Gadson, Spencer Gaiters, Solomon Garcia Gil, Javier Gill, Nyla Givens, Ernest Goodman, Yusuf Goolsby, Miracle Gordon, Victoria Graham, Maia Grant, Kayla Gray, Aubri Griffith, Tearah Grinnell, Malcolm Gunn, Brandon Guthrie, Leona Hale, Madison Hardaway, Jazzmine Harris, Tamia Hasan, Jalen Hawkins, Jalen Head, Romero Heard-Roberts, Kaylup Hemingway, Michael Hollins, Imani Horton, Jalen Howard, Jordan Hughes, Jasiah Hurt, Kerrell

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Class of 2020 Issac, Danait Jackson, Philip James, Caitlyn Jenkins, Martz Johnson, Brianna Johnson, Nala Jones, Daija Jordan, Arianna Jordan, Justin Joseph, Desmore Kah, Aji Kalu, Nena King, Kyra Krigger, Takoda Kyei, Emmanuel Lee, Bryston Lee, Shanissee Lee, Simone Levester, Alana Lewis, Cameron Lewis, Mallory Lewis, Myia Lindsay, Lauren Long, Deja Long, Omari Mack, Chloe Mahnassi, Ahdjogo Mansaray, Alhaji Marbury, Lawrence Mark, Anaya Martin, Alandra Martin, Chandler

The three words I would use to describe senior year is chill, hopeful, and exciting. The school year has been chill because the workload is easier. It has also been hopeful because the school has made it possible for me to line up many opportunities such as internships and scholarships. Now, my year is exciting because I have time to pursue these opportunities as well as a social life. --Jaheam Charles

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Rad Seniors Matthews, Eric Mayeba, Diamond Mbodj, El Hadj McCartha, Naiya McCorvey, Michael McDonald, Justice McDowell, Jalynn McFadden, Zion McGee, Jakyah McGhee, Raven McKenzie, Robert Mencer, Tiffany Meredith, Ryan Middlebrooks, Keandrea Middleton, Trevon Miller, Iyana Miller, Olandha Mincy, Sunia Moody, Brianna Moore, Brianna Morris, Tierra Morrison, Jayda Moss, Janiah Moultrie, Dakari Muhammad, Amir Murphy, Jaylin Murphy, Maggie Murray, Gabrielle Ndiaye, Assitan Ndukwe, David Neal, Akira Nelson, Robyn

My favorite teacher would be either be Mr. Sanon or Coach P. (Pfleger) because they both stood out. They have guided and given me great advice in and out of class.--Janiyah White

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Class of 2020 Neptune, Jaadin Nguyen, Nancy Nguyen, Tiffany Nipper, Jaylen Nix, Maliek Nyiam, Deborah Okoro, Jada Oyakhire, Ofuan Parker, Ariel Parker, Lei Lani Parks, Xavier Peek, Kimbriana Peeples, Augyst Phillips, Ashley Phillips, Teriq Pitts, Briannah Polifond, Nehemie Ponder, Chloe Porter, Aric Preyear, Tydra Price, Zhane Reid, Kye Reid, Sanaejah Rene, Sabriya Richardson, Colby Riddick, Myasia Rimmer, Sanai Robinson, Carlos Robinson, Jabahri Robinson, Niya Robinson, Ragan Robinson, Tamera

I am going to miss the underclassmen because I've grown such a positive relationship with them. Some of them even look up to me as a role model.--Raphiel Rollins

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Rad Seniors Robinson, Zoe Roebuck, Amari Rollins, Bryana Rollins, Raphiel Ross, Briana Rosser, Erroll Ruffin, Lee Asiah Rush, Cyrus Sabara, Nafisa Salam, Anisa Sanon, Pierre Scott, Odelia Shoemake, Martysta Simmons, Ciara Simmons, Toni Simpson, Victoria Smith, Aaliyah Smith, Brandon Smith, Jada Smith, Ryan So, Aron Spann, Jevan Spencer, Sean Spencer, Sydney Sterling, Mia Stover, Cierra Strong, Lauryn Sultan, Meklit Swann, Willie Taylor, Torey Taylor, William Tedla, Michael

I listened to the song 1-800-273-8255 by Logic the most on the way to school. The song is uplifting and relatable. It pushes me to prevail through the struggles of high school. --Tydra Preyear

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Class of 2020 Terrell, Miles Terry, Hannah Thomas, Alexis Thompson, Ezekiel Thurmon, Asia To, Jessica Toland, Noah Towns, Jordan Tucker, Mikayla Turner, Divine Turner, Haden Turner, Justin Vaughn, Saniya Voltaire, Prince Waller, Mitchell Walters, Arianna Ware, Sean Washington, Josephine Wasi, Noah Watkins, Javan Watkins, Precious Watt, Stephanie Wells, Nyla White, Janiyah Whitman, Aviance Williams, Josiah Wilson, Jalen Wilson, Shaniah Woodard, Sierra Woody, Skyler Workman, Chalyse Wright, Ashlynn

I want to be pre med in college so I can become a doctor. I would also like to open up my own practice and even a hospital in Nigeria. I specifically want to major in biology or business so I can try my best to advise those in need in Nigeria.--Ayomikun Akin-David

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Rad Seniors Wynn, Raina Zachery, Kory

Wynn, Raina Zachery, Kory

Star Student As a Star Student, my SAT score was a 1370. To achieve this, I studied what I already had like English notes and Math notes in the past. I signed up for the SAT prep on Khan Academy. I would do a few hours of that each day. I thank my Math teachers who helped me achieve my score the most since Math was the hardest section of the test for me. If I had any questions about any Math concepts that I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t remember, I could ask for help. Having this score helps with college applications when it comes to scholarships, but I mostly feel like the content could help with college courses in the future. I recently took a college Algebra course and it helped me do well in that class. It was very difficult balancing school life with studying for the SAT.--Robyn Nelson

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Class of 2020

Adenuga, Emioluwa

Aggison, Jordan

Ajibola, Habeeb

Akin-David, Ayomikun

Akinbami, Akinjuwon

Albert, Ashley

Allen, Jada

Allen, Samaria

Andrews, Carlynn

Anthony, Tyler

Archer, Aiyana

Aribot, Passy

Armstrong, Miles

Attobra, Olagnika Auguste, Perpetue

Baker, Kaleb

Bankston, Lindsey

Barron, London

Barrow, Jordan

Barton, Nasjia

Beckford, Jada-Tate

Bell, Amir

Besay, Danielle

Bibb, Jalyncia

Binns, Kennedy

Bishop, Aiya

Britt, Gabriel

Brooks, Chamiya

Brooks, Joshua

Brown, Christopher

Brown, Donovan

Brown, Markeza

Brown, Myles

Brown, Sage

Burkes, Michael

Cadet, Amani

Campbell-Barnes, Alexandra

Carter, Adrian

Carter, Jaden

Castagne, Christian

Charles, Jaheam

Chatman, Camille

Chatman, Jacory

Cheatham-Jones, Deaven

Chester, Anaya

Clarke, Maceo

Clarke, Tamia

Clay, Brianna

Coleman, Jayla

Coleman, Malik

Colson, Imaya

Cook, Jordan

Cooper, Victoria

Cosby, Harrison

Covington, Kennedi

Cox, Journey

Crayton, Philip

Crooks, Kaia

Culpepper, Jayla

Cunningham, Amber

Dandridge, Louis

Daniel, Aron

Daniel, Tramelle

Daniel, Tristan

Davis, Keion

Dewar, Damion

Dickey, Jarel

Dicks, Kaelyn

Digby, Joshua

Dix, Kamyah

Edwards, Dewayne

Ehoussou, Adjoua

Bradshaw-Mclendon, Bragg, Ariel Amber

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Dolson, Dantasia Dowling, Kameron Duncan, Makenzie


Rad Seniors

El-Amin, Inaya

Ellis, Yumani-Grace

Emmanuel, Aisha

Eppinger, Raven

Epps, Julian

Escorza, Erick

Evans, Michaela

Fambrough, Charles

Farley-Thompson, Victoria

Fisseha, Kedus

Fletcher, Maia

Flowers, Jalon

Fofung, Lebga

Fordham, Talia

Francis, Isaac

Frank, Tracia

Franklin, Kendall

Franklin, Mikayla

Frazier, Jaidyn

Fuller, Jada

Fuller, Maaliyah

Fulton, Nyla

Funn, Jailyn

Gadson, Spencer

Gaiters, Solomon

Garcia Gil, Javier

Gill, Nyla

Givens, Ernest

Goodman, Yusuf

Goolsby, Miracle

Gordon, Victoria

Graham, Maia

Grant, Kayla

Gray, Aubri

Griffith, Tearah

Grinnell, Malcolm

Gunn, Brandon

Guthrie, Leona

Hale, Madison

Hardaway, Jazzmine

Harris, Tamia

Hasan, Jalen

Hawkins, Jalen

Head, Romero

Heard-Roberts, Kaylup

Hemingway, Michael

Hollins, Imani

Horton, Jalen

Howard, Jordan

Hughes, Jasiah

Hurt, Kerrell

Issac, Danait

Jackson, Philip

James, Caitlyn

Jenkins, Martz

Johnson, Brianna

Johnson, Nala

Jones, Daija

Jordan, Arianna

Jordan, Justin

Joseph, Desmore

Kah, Aji

Kalu, Nena

King, Kyra

Krigger, Takoda

Kyei, Emmanuel

Lee, Bryston

Lee, Shanissee

Lee, Simone

Levester, Alana

Lewis, Cameron

Lewis, Mallory

Lewis, Myia

Lindsay, Lauren

Long, Deja

Long, Omari

Mack, Chloe

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Class of 2020

Mahnassi, Ahdjogo

Mansaray, Alhaji

McDonald, Justice McDowell, Jalynn

Marbury, Lawrence

Mark, Anaya

Martin, Alandra

Martin, Chandler

Matthews, Eric

Mayeba, Diamond

Mbodj, El Hadj

McCartha, Naiya

McCorvey, Michael

McFadden, Zion

McGee, Jakyah

McGhee, Raven

McKenzie, Robert

Mencer, Tiffany

Meredith, Ryan

Middlebrooks, Keandrea

Middleton, Trevon

Miller, Iyana

Miller, Olandha

Mincy, Sunia

Moody, Brianna

Moore, Brianna

Morris, Tierra

Morrison, Jayda

Moss, Janiah

Moultrie, Dakari

Muhammad, Amir

Murphy, Jaylin

Murphy, Maggie

Murray, Gabrielle

Ndiaye, Assitan

Ndukwe, David

Neal, Akira

Nelson, Robyn

Neptune, Jaadin

Nguyen, Nancy

Nguyen, Tiffany

Nipper, Jaylen

Nix, Maliek

Nyiam, Deborah

Okoro, Jada

Oyakhire, Ofuan

Parker, Ariel

Parker, Lei Lani

Parks, Xavier

Peek, Kimbriana

Peeples, Augyst

Phillips, Ashley

Phillips, Teriq

Pitts, Briannah

Polifond, Nehemie

Ponder, Chloe

Porter, Aric

Preyear, Tydra

Price, Zhane

Reid, Kye

Reid, Sanaejah

Rene, Sabriya

Richardson, Colby

Riddick, Myasia

Rimmer, Sanai

Robinson, Carlos

Robinson, Jabahri

Robinson, Niya

Robinson, Zoe

Roebuck, Amari

Rollins, Bryana

Rollins, Raphiel

Ross, Briana

Rosser, Erroll

Ruffin, Lee Asiah

Robinson, Ragan Robinson, Tamera

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Rad Seniors

Rush, Cyrus

Sabara, Nafisa

Salam, Anisa

Sanon, Pierre

Scott, Odelia

Shoemake, Martysta

Simmons, Ciara

Simmons, Toni

Simpson, Victoria

Smith, Aaliyah

Smith, Brandon

Smith, Jada

Smith, Ryan

So, Aron

Spann, Jevan

Spencer, Sean

Spencer, Sydney

Sterling, Mia

Stover, Cierra

Strong, Lauryn

Sultan, Meklit

Swann, Willie

Taylor, Torey

Taylor, William

Tedla, Michael

Terrell, Miles

Terry, Hannah

Thomas, Alexis

Thompson, Ezekiel

Thurmon, Asia

To, Jessica

Toland, Noah

Towns, Jordan

Tucker, Mikayla

Turner, Divine

Turner, Haden

Turner, Justin

Vaughn, Saniya

Voltaire, Prince

Waller, Mitchell

Walters, Arianna

Ware, Sean

Washington, Josephine

Wasi, Noah

Watkins, Javan

Watkins, Precious

Watt, Stephanie

Wells, Nyla

White, Janiyah

Whitman, Aviance

Wilkerson, Tyler

Williams, Josiah

Wilson, Jalen

Wilson, Shaniah

Woodard, Sierra

Woody, Skyler

Workman, Chalyse

Wright, Ashlynn

Wynn, Raina

Not Pictured: Noel, Tinyah Coley, Ahraya Bullock, Jordan Oyakhire, Ohikhuae

Zachery, Kory

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Class of 2020

Adenuga, Emioluwa

Aggison, Jordan

Ajibola, Habeeb

Akin-David, Ayomikun

Akinbami, Akinjuwon

Albert, Ashley

Allen, Jada

Allen, Samaria

Andrews, Carlynn

Anthony, Tyler

Archer, Aiyana

Aribot, Passy

Armstrong, Miles

Attobra, Olagnika

Auguste, Perpetue

Baker, Kaleb

Bankston, Lindsey

Barron, London

Barrow, Jordan

Barton, Nasjia

Beckford, Jada-Tate

Bell, Amir

Besay, Danielle

Besay, Danielle

Bibb, Jalyncia

Binns, Kennedy

Bishop, Aiya

Bradshaw-Mclendon, Amber

Bragg, Ariel

Britt, Gabriel

Brooks, Chamiya

Brooks, Chamiya

Brooks, Joshua

Brown, Christopher

Brown, Donovan

Brown, Markeza

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Rad Seniors

Brown, Myles

Brown, Sage

Burkes, Michael

Cadet, Amani

Campbell-Barnes, Alexandra

Carter, Adrian

Carter, Jaden

Castagne, Christian

Charles, Jaheam

Chatman, Camille

Chatman, Jacory

Cheatham-Jones, Deaven

Chester, Anaya

Clarke, Maceo

Clarke, Tamia

Clay, Brianna

Coleman, Jayla

Coleman, Malik

Colson, Imaya

Cook, Jordan

Cooper, Victoria

Cosby, Harrison

Covington, Kennedi

Cox, Journey

Crayton, Philip

Crooks, Kaia

Culpepper, Jayla

Cunningham, Amber

Dandridge, Louis

Daniel, Aron

Daniel, Tramelle

Daniel, Tristan

Davis, Keion

Dewar, Damion

Dickey, Jarel

Dicks, Kaelyn

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Class of 2020

Digby, Joshua

Dix, Kamyah

Dolson, Dantasia

Dowling, Kameron

Duncan, Makenzie

Edwards, Dewayne

Ehoussou, Adjoua

El-Amin, Inaya

Ellis, Yumani-Grace

Emmanuel, Aisha

Eppinger, Raven

Epps, Julian

Escorza, Erick

Evans, Michaela

Fambrough, Charles

Farley-Thompson, Victoria

Fisseha, Kedus

Fletcher, Maia

Flowers, Jalon

Fofung, Lebga

Fordham, Talia

Francis, Isaac

Frank, Tracia

Franklin, Kendall

Franklin, Mikayla

Frazier, Jaidyn

Fuller, Jada

Fuller, Maaliyah

Fulton, Nyla

Funn, Jailyn

Gadson, Spencer

Gaiters, Solomon

Garcia Gil, Javier

Gardner, Serenity

Gill, Nyla

Givens, Ernest

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Rad Seniors

Goodman, Yusuf

Goolsby, Miracle

Gordon, Victoria

Graham, Maia

Grant, Kayla

Gray, Aubri

Griffith, Tearah

Grinnell, Malcolm

Gunn, Brandon

Guthrie, Leona

Hale, Madison

Hardaway, Jazzmine

Harris, Tamia

Hasan, Jalen

Hawkins, Jalen

Head, Romero

Heard-Roberts, Kaylup

Hemingway, Michael

Hollins, Imani

Horton, Jalen

Howard, Jordan

Hughes, Jasiah

Hurt, Kerrell

Issac, Danait

Jackson, Philip

James, Caitlyn

Jenkins, Martz

Johnson, Brianna

Johnson, Nala

Jones, Daija

Jordan, Arianna

Jordan, Justin

Joseph II, Desmore

Kah, Aji

Kalu, Nena

King, Kyra

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Class of 2020

Krigger, Takoda

Kyei, Emmanuel

Lee, Bryston

Lee, Shanissee

Lee, Simone

Levester, Alana

Lewis, Cameron

Lewis, Mallory

Lewis, Myia

Lindsay, Lauren

Long, Deja

Long, Omari

Mack, Chloe

Mahnassi, Ahdjogo

Mansaray, Alhaji

Marbury, Lawrence

Mark, Anaya

Martin, Alandra

Matthews, Eric

Mayeba, Diamond

Mbodj, El Hadj

McCartha, Naiya

McCorvey, Michael

McDonald, Justice

McDowell, Jalynn

McFadden, Zion

McGee, Jakyah

McGhee, Raven

McKenzie, Robert

Mencer, Tiffany

Meredith, Ryan

Middlebrooks, Keandrea

Middleton, Trevon

Miller, Iyana

Miller, Olandha

Mincy, Sunia

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Rad Seniors

Moody, Brianna

Moore, Brianna

Morris, Tierra

Morrison, Jayda

Moss, Janiah

Moultrie, Dakari

Muhammad, Amir

Murphy, Jaylin

Murphy, Maggie

Murray, Gabrielle

Ndiaye, Assitan

Ndukwe, David

Neal, Akira

Nelson, Robyn

Neptune, Jaadin

Nguyen, Nancy

Nguyen, Tiffany

Nipper, Jaylen

Nix, Maliek

Nyiam, Deborah

Okoro, Jada

Oyakhire, Ofuan

Parker, Ariel

Parker, Lei Lani

Parks, Xavier

Peek, Kimbriana

Peeples, Augyst

Phillips, Ashley

Phillips, Teriq

Pitts, Briannah

Polifond, Nehemie

Ponder, Chloe

Porter, Aric

Preyear, Tydra

Price, Zhane

Reid, Kye

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Class of 2020

Reid, Sanaejah

Rene, Sabriya

Richardson, Colby

Riddick, Myasia

Rimmer, Sanai

Robinson, Carlos

Robinson, Jabahri

Robinson, Niya

Robinson, Ragan

Robinson, Tamera

Robinson, Zoe

Roebuck, Amari

Rollins, Bryana

Rollins, Raphiel

Ross, Briana

Rosser, Erroll

Ruffin, Lee Asiah

Rush, Cyrus

Sabara, Nafisa

Salam, Anisa

Sanon, Pierre

Scott, Odelia

Shoemake, Martysta

Simmons, Ciara

Simmons, Toni

Simpson, Victoria

Smith, Aaliyah

Smith, Brandon

Smith, Jada

Smith, Ryan

So, Aron

Spann, Jevan

Spencer, Sean

Spencer, Sydney

Sterling, Mia

Stover, Cierra

Strong, Lauryn

Sultan, Meklit

Swann, Willie

Taylor, Torey

Taylor, William

Tedla, Michael

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Rad Seniors

Terrell, Miles

Terry, Hannah

Thomas, Alexis

Thompson, Ezekiel

Thurmon, Asia

To, Jessica

Toland, Noah

Towns, Jordan

Tucker, Mikayla

Turner, Divine

Turner, Haden

Turner, Justin

Vaughn, Saniya

Waller, Mitchell

Walters, Arianna

Ware, Sean

Washington, Josephine

Wasi, Noah

Watkins, Javan

Watkins, Precious

Watt, Stephanie

Wells, Nyla

Wells, Nyla

White, Janiyah

Whitman, Aviance

Williams, Josiah

Wilson, Jalen

Wilson, Shaniah

Woodard, Sierra

Woody, Skyler

Workman, Chalyse

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SENIOR MEMORIES SENIOR MEMORIES

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HIGHLIGHTS OF 2020

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Michael, We love you and we've known you since birth! God has a plan for you and that's why you're here on Earth! We've seen you soar since kindergarten to high school and you stayed focus without breaking any rules! You overcame your obstacles year after year! You've made us so proud and college is near! So finish strong and you're aunties are here for you, INDEED!!! College bound you are and we'll all know you are going to SUCCEED!!! LOVING YOU ALWAYS, Aunties Annette, Kim, Melody, Penny, Andrea, Rosezetter, Adrianne, Kathy, and Babette


Jada

OKORO

Congratulations Jada! What joy you have brought into our hearts and onto our home. We have been blessed to see you grow from infancy, through childhood and teenage years, and now to see you graduate high school and enter college. You have grown into a beautiful, strong and educated woman right before our eyes. God's speed as you take on the next chapter of your life! We love you! Grandma, Papa, and family

Jalen HASAN

CONGRATULATIONS JALEN! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK ~ Char-Shenda & Sydney

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Tyler, I am so happy to be your mom. So excited to see how you are flourishing. When I first laid my eyes on you, I knew you would be something special, but you are much more than I had even imagined. Keep being the best you. Love, Mom


Jayla

COLEMAN

Jayla Olivia Coleman Congratulations on your graduation and all of your accomplishments. We are so proud of you. Continue to let your light shine. "Some people want it to happen, Some wish it would happen, Others make it happen" - Michael Jordan Keep making it happen! Love your family, Mom, Isaac, & Aniya

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Brandon Smith We are so very proud of you! Be strong and courageous. Do

not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition - Steve Jobs We LOVE you to infinity and beyond! Keep shining Son! Your biggest fans, Mom and Family

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Way to go Jalen!!! We are very proud of you. We love you! ~ Uncle Chip and Auntie Deborah Congratulations Michael! You did it! We are incredibly proud of you and all your accomplishments. Remember," I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.â&#x20AC;? Philippians 4:13 Best wishes and many blessings, Mr. Bernard, Ms. Doryiane, and Camille

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HASAN

William

William, It has been an awesome journey to be a part of your life, watching you mature and grow. What a blessing you are to us! May God continue to bless you in all your endeavors and always keep Him first in your life. Your best is yet to come! Congratulations! Much love and success, Dad & Mom

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Aiya N. Bishop It's a beautiful thing, watching the daughter we've always loved growing up and getting one step closer to her dreams. We are so happy to share in the excitement of your graduation day, and so very proud of you, too! Congratulations, with love and pride today and always. Mom, Dad, and Coy M.


Congratulations Michael! We are so proud of you!!! Continue to put God first in your life and remember that we will always be here for you. Love your Delta Aunties, Marie Dunn, Toni Johnson, Royce Love-Diagne, Vauchel Miller, Laticia Taylor Khalif, Beverly Schembri, Leslie Williams

Micheal MCCORVEY â&#x20AC;&#x153;One of the first things I think young people, especially nowadays, should learn is how to see for yourself and listen for yourself and think for yourself. Then you can come to an intelligent decision for yourself.â&#x20AC;? Malcom X

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Amber

BRADSHAW

Congratulations Amber You are beautiful, talented, funny, caring, smart, and more. These are all characteristic that will help to carry you into your next phase of life. To see the growth you have accomplished over the years make us very excited to see what the future holds for you. We are so proud of the lady you have become and look forward to the next chapter in your life. Dream Big, aim for the stars, and keep smiling! Remember it's ok to "Just Be You" because you are awesome and wonderful. Love part of your village Mom, Daddy George, Daddy Mark, Granddaddy James, Jean and Chuck, Uncle Mark and Auntie Francesca

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Michael

MCCORVEY

Congratulations Michael! I am very proud of you! Jeremiah 29:11 "For I know the plans I have for you.", declares the Lord. " Plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you Hope and a Future." God has great plans for you Michael and I look forward to seeing you capture all of your dreams and goals! Love your Godmother, Andrea

Raina WYNN

Our dearest Raina, You are beautiful, naturally gifted, talented, and intelligent. You possess leadership qualities and we are ever so proud. We love you, Mom and Family

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Diamond Gabrielle MURRAY

MAYEBA

My daughter Diamond, The best day of my life was the day I found out that I was pregnant with you. When I first saw you, the love that I had for you was overwhelming. You changed my life. You are beautiful, intelligent, fabulous, compassionate, respectful, and prayerful. You are going to be a great mother, wife, and attorney. I love you to pieces.

Watching you transition through the eyes of a mother has been nothing short of exciting, joyous and loving. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m so proud of you Gabrielle. Put God first in all you do, and you will succeed! CONGRATULATIONS Love Mom

Congratulatio ns, Janiyah! We are so proud of you and all of your accomplishme nts. Well done! We pray that God will continue to bless you as you continue on to college. Love, Dad, Mom, and Jabari

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MARIE FUNN

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Michael, We are very proud that you 've reached another milestone in your life. You have the ability to do all things through Christ that strengthens you. Always put GOD first in all that you do and everything will fall into place.

Micheal MCCORVEY

Always remember Ephesians 3: 20 KJV â&#x20AC;&#x153;Now unto him that is able to do expanded abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us." Love Justin, Mom, and Dad

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My daughter, my shining star, my blessing! A treasure from God that brings so much joy to my life. I am so proud of you. Congratulations you did it!!! Keep God 1st and allow him to guide your footsteps. The best is yet to come!!! I love you so much!! Mom and Family

Joshua 1:9 says “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid, do not be discouraged for the Lord your GOD will be with you whereveryou go.” Jaylin, GOD created you to do amazing things. May you find each new day challenging and rewarding! Even if you encounter bumps along the way, just remember failure is how you grow, and sometimes, it’s GOD’s way of redirecting your path! Love Dad, Mom & Deshu

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MURPHY

“Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So, Love the people who treat you right, Forgive the ones who don’t and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, Take It. If it changes your life, Let It. Nobody said it’d be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.” ~Dr. Seus

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Dear Deaven (aka Dev aka The Digital Alchemist) Wow, how times flies! You have become quite the young man! You have a heart of gold and spirit of love that is infectious. You continue to amaze us with your intelligence. We know that you are bound for greatness. Dante is honored to have you as his twin. Donnese and I are blessed to call you son! An entrepreneur, artist, Grammy Award winner, Nascar driver or a Pulitzer Prize Winner, whatever you decide we have your back… Go take over the world, Dev! Forever yours, The Cheatham-Jones Crew, Mom, Dante and Momma


Divine TURNER For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord,” plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11

Divine Emily Lee Turner, Congratulations! You did it!! You are a true class act! Your charm and intelligence match your kindness and compassion. You’ve persevered through high school with grace, dignity, and sophistication. You held your head high and stayed the course, even when some did not embrace your uniqueness. Divine, you make us all proud with every higher step you take. Continue to strive high, never succumbing to mediocrity. You are beyond beautiful, you are ‘Truly Divine’, never forget that. We are very proud of you! May God bless all of your future career endeavors as you press forward toward your ‘Divine Focus’. We love you! Mommy, Grandma, and Family

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HASAN

Jalen, It seems like yesterday we were bringing you home from the hospital. Time has flown by and in a few short moments we will be sending you out in the world we've tried so hard to protect you from. You have always blazed your own path, exceeded in everything you've put your mind to, and kept that same beautiful smile on your face while doing so. You are a GREAT big sister that Leela absolutely adores and admire. As you begin your next journey, know that God has placed nothing but FAVOR upon you. Love, Daddy, Mommy, and Leela

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Michael MCCORVEY

Michael, We believe you are capable and positioned to achieve your wildest dreams. As you head off to MICHAEL, your next stage of life, don’t forget all that learned and be willing and open Congratulations on finishing this chapter of your life!you Youhave are a bright, compassionate young man andto we learning more. Be the author of your future. We will continue to cover you in prayer. have no doubt that you will accomplish great things. Stay true to yourself and remember that we are always Much call love, just a phone away. The praying Brownfor Girls Always you, Aunts Coyea, Darryal, Donna, Gwynne, Your Georgia Tech Aunts Jenea, and Latabia. “Be a bush if you can’t be Audrey, a tree. If you can’t be aLaticia, highway, be aand trail. Andrea, Cassandra, Kaye, Lisa,just Perdita, ValIf you can’t be a sun, be a star. For it isn’t by size that you win or fail. Be the best of whatever you are.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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BAKER

Congratulations Kaleb (KB) Baker We are so proud of what you have accomplished. Know that the "Best is yet to come!" Wish you blessings and success in all you do. Love, your mom Erica, Aunt Toni, and Grandma Gertrude

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Nyla FULTON

London Barron Nyla Fulton Congratulations, We have watch the two of you grow to become beautiful you ladies in mind and spirit. We look forward to seeing what the future holds. We know you both will do great things. So thankful that you remained friends throughout the years. We are extremely proud of you both. We Love you. Mom and Dad Ron and Diane Barron Travis and Felecia Fulton

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Where did the years go? How proud are we watching you grow up, so beautiful, caring, talented, and brilliant. You are a true gift from God. “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 NIV Can’t wait for the next chapter Congratulations and lots of love. Mom and Dad

Danielle BESAY

Skyler, I love you more than life itself. I am very proud of you even though I expected nothing less from you. You’ve done amazing things and will do so much more. LOVE & RESPECT Always Dad

Michael

MCCORVEY

Skyler

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Jalen HASAN

Congratulations Jalen! I have watched you grow from a “cutie” to a “lady”. I am so proud of you and happy for you! Keep letting your light shine (Matthew 5:16). Love Always, Akecia

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Congratulations to My Grandson Michael! I am so proud of all that you have accomplished. Continue to soar! Love, Grandpa James "What keeps Me Going Is Goals." Muhammad Ali


Congratulation s Amir! This is a major milestone in your life. When you were born on May 9th 2002, you suprised everyone with your arrival. Continue to strive and work hard for all the things you wish to accomplish. We will continue to support you and encourage you by guiding you along the way. Your future is bright and we know the Lord will

protect you.

Amir

BELL

Always remember “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” We love you! Keep up the good work!

Michael

MCCORVEY

To my dear son Michael, I am so proud of you and I am looking forward to all that you will accomplish . Remember to always keep God first in your life. I will always be here for you . Love, Mom Janice and Little Sister Jillian

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Jordan

COOK

Congratulations and Best Wishes Jordan! You have a kind, caring, and sweet spirit. May God continue to bless you and direct your path! Love Mom, Dad, Joshua & Jayla

Michael

JalenShaniah Jayla Gabby

MCCORVEY

Congratulations Michael W. McCorvey, II on a job well done!! Always remember, nothing can dim the light that shines from within! We pray that God will continue to keep you and bless you on your new journey ahead! Love, Great Aunt Darlene & Cousin Tonya

To the elevated, often imitated, but never duplicated, sophisticated InStep Ladies - Jalen, Shaniah, Gabby, and Jayla As you continue to STEP into your purpose and wear your CROWN, remember Psalms 119:133 â&#x20AC;&#x153;order my steps in thy world: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.â&#x20AC;? Your BMBC Instep Ministry Coaches, Rashawn and Zenina

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Over the past 17 years from the first day you entered this world you grown into a beautiful young lady that has reached every goal you have set for yourself. So, as you end one chapter (High School) and begin a new chapter (College) of your life. I just want to say I am so proud of you and truly thankful God chose me to be your mother and although your grandfather (Paul) is no longer with us I know he would have been super proud of you as well. Love Always Your Mother


Nala JOHNSON

Congratulations Nala Alyse! We are all very proud of you and excited as you begin your next journey in life! Keep dreaming and keep working hard! Your future is so bright itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s blinding! We Love You! Mom, Granny & Granddaddy

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Solomon GAITERS

On December 20, 2001, GOD Bless me with a son that we named Solomon Jabyiz Gaiters. I have had the Honor of watching you grow into the young man that your grandparents, Stella and Ceasar Gaiters Jr. would have been proud of. Words cannot express the Joy you have giving me. Your middle name came from the Prayer of JABEZ so as GOD is about to enlarge your territory, I pray for your many Blessings. LOVE DAD Ceasar Gaiters III

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Miles

To Our Son, We’ve only blinked for a moment and suddenly a young man stands where a boy used to be. We may not carry you in our arms anymore, but we will always carry you in our hearts. You have given us so many reasons to be proud of the young man you have become; the proudest moment for us is telling everyone that you are our son. We love you more than the whole wide world to eternity and back. Congratulations on this special achievement, Arabia Mountain High School Graduate, Class of 2020!!! “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Love, Mom and Dad

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Jalen HASAN

My beautiful granddaughter Jalen, I am so very proud of you. From the day you were born you brought so much joy to my life. I love my children dearly and didn’t think that I could love anyone more until I laid my eyes on you and held you for the first time. From holding you in my arms as a baby as my “Fat Momma” to hugging you as a beautiful young lady you have become with that “million dollar smile” brings me such joy to be your Granny. Continue to be who you are and continue to keep God first in your life. May God bless your dearly. Love, Granny Lisa

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Martz

Martz Jenkins, We are so proud of you continue to be yourself and don't let anyone change who you are. Love Mom and Dad

JENKINS

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Congratulations our little Sweet Pea, We are so proud of you & We love you so much. Love Always, Mom, Dad, PJ and Dontel

Jada

SMITH

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Michael HEMMINGWAY

Congratulations! MICHAEL This is only the beginning. Embarking on a journey which began sometime ago, How could you have imagined all the things you’d come to know. You learned to use each challenge as an opportunity to overcome problems, despite adversity. You found your voice and chose a path the honors who you are. For no one could be prouder of the person you’ve become and that is why I’m confident that the best is yet to come. May you never waste a moment “wishing” life was not unfair. Rather use the gifts God gave to you, To change the world out there. Your Graduation signals us that you are on your way, so spread your wings and fly my son. Always put God First in all you do. Know without a doubt that you were made for great things. Congrats you did it! We are so proud of you. Forever and a day. LOVE MOM AND DAD

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Raven

EPPINGER Congratulations Raven! We are so proud of you. We wish nothing but the best in your future. Keep God first and always stay focused. Love Mom & Dad

Ashlynn

Jalen

WRIGHT

HASAN

Ashlynn, it's been a blessing to call you the love of my life. You are very intelligent and anything you strive for you will achieve. You are going to easily surpass any obstacle you face. I love you with all my heart. Love, Quincy

CONGRATULATIONS JALEN!!! May God continue to pour out His many blessings upon YOU. Love Auntie Beverly

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Jalen HASAN

CONGRATULATIONS JALEN!!! We are so proud of you and canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t wait to see the mark you leave on this world. Love, Paw Paw, Grandma, Uncle Lumumba & Ms. Shandra, Auntie Faisha, and Dominique

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Naiya

MCCARTHA

MUCH SUCCESS TO OUR LOVELY YOUNG LADY NAIYA MCCARTHA We are so proud of you. Always remember ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE TO THEM THAT BELIEVE. IF YOU believe it YOU can achieve it. May God continue to abundantly bless you and may you reach every success you can imagine and more. LOVE ALWAYS Mommy, Daddy, CJ, Nia and Family Family Place Laundry Locations in Forest Park and Atlanta www.familyplacelaundry.com

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Michael

MCCORVEY

MICHAEL, Congratulations on finishing this chapter of your life! You are a bright, compassionate young man and we have no doubt that you will accomplish great things. Stay true to yourself and remember that we are always just a phone call away. Always praying for you, Your Georgia Tech Aunts Andrea, Audrey, Cassandra, Kaye, Laticia, Lisa, Perdita, and Val

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Kendall, Congratulations on a job well done! Words cannot express how proud we are of you. You have grown into a beautiful young lady. Always remember to keep God first in your life, and everything else will fall into place. We love you dearly, and may God continue to bless you. The sky is the limit Kendall!!! Love Dad, Mom, Donovan and Kai

Kendall

FRANKLIN

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Leona GUTHERIE

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~ Harriet Tubman ~ Love always your brother, Leon (TJ)

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Michael MCCORVEY Congratulations to our Grandson Michael W. McCorvey, II In everything you do, have a purpose. Prepare to pursue your purpose with prayer. Ask for guidance, protection and direction. “The finger of God never points where the hand of God isn’t somehow making a way.” When you give your all and do your best, remember that God will do the rest. Best Wishes and Continued Success! Love your Grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Willie McCorvey

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Michael MCCORVEY

Congratulations and Best Wishes To Our Beloved Great-Nephew Michael William McCorvey, II â&#x20AC;&#x153;As you prepare to graduate from high school, we pray that God will impart you more strength and focus in life to keep moving ahead and keep achieving your goals.â&#x20AC;? We regret that Great-Grandpa William McCorvey, Great-Grandma Mae Donia McCorvey and Great-Uncle Elvin McCorvey did not live to see you reach this milestone. They were so proud of you. Always remember their dreams for you! Love, Great-Aunts Modeste & Ida McCorvey

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Michael MCCORVEY

Michael, May all of your dreams come true. We are very proud of you! Love, Cousins Alicia (Kookie) and Jeremiah

Jalen, I can’t believe my first great-grandbaby is graduating! Keep making your Great-Granny proud. I LOVE YOU!!! ~ Granny Mary

Jalen

HASAN

Alandra, We are so very proud of you and your accomplishments! The sky’s the limit for you sweetheart. Always remember Jeremiah 29:11... “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” We love you baby girl!

Alandra

- Mom, Dad and The Village

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Victoria

SIMPSON

Victoria, There aren't enough words to express how proud I am of you for achieving this great accomplishment! You persevered through the tough times and now you've received the reward! There's a promising future that awaits you and I pray that you will never settle but always work toward all that God has destined for you to become. I love you Bookie, you're the joy of my heart and I'm blessed to have you as my daughter. May you have a favor filled future. Love, Mommy Congratulations for reaching this milestone. I look forward to the many more to come. I am so proud of you, W.I.Y.S! - Dad I am very proud of the hard work and perseverance you showed to graduate high school. This is the first of many achievements that await you in your life. Loser. - Donovan Congratulations Victoria on GRADUATING, a huge milestone that should be recognized and celebrated because that's what YOU achieved through your hard work with many more accomplishments to follow - Devin

Michael MCCORVEY

Congratulations and Best Wishes to Michael Williams McCorvey II â&#x20AC;&#x153;Michael, you' ll move mountains! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So get on your way!â&#x20AC;? -Dr. Seuss Oh, the Places You' ll Go" Love, Uncle Larry D. Scott, Esq. & Aunt Debra Thomas Tallahassee , Florida

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Dear Miracle, My daughter, you may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not not to be reduced by them. Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Do not complain. Make every effort to change things you do not like. If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking. You might find a new solution. Never whine. Whining lets a brute know that a victim is in the neighborhood. Be certain that you do not die without having done something wonderful for humanity. Proud to call you my Miracle. Love Mommy

Miracle GOOLSBY

Julian

EPPS

You made it JuJu! We are so proud of you! We love you! Mom, Dad, Sister, Granny, Granddaddy

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Jaylen NIPPER

Jaylen, We are so proud of you! You have kept focused since elementary school and with that mindset you have made it to your senior year. It is hard to believe that our only child has grown up to become a great young man. We have watched you grow and change in so many ways over these last few years. We know that you will achieve great things. All we ask is that you continue to make good choices, show character using patience, strength, perseverance and determination. We pray that on this next journey in life that you will keep GOD first and that he will make all your dreams come true. All our love, Mom, Dad, and Memaw

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Michael

MCCORVEY

HEMMINGWAY

Congratulations! We all are so proud of you! May God keep and bless you as you continue the next chapter in life. Love always, Godmom Kim, Godbrother Kantrel, and Godsister Shavonne

Jalen HASAN

CONGRATULATIONS , I'M SO PROUD OF YOU, Michael You did it. Love Grandmother

Miss Lady, Know that I am very proud of you and that I am always with you. Your guardian angel, Big Granny

Congratulatio ns Tiffany! We are so proud of you. We love you. We wish you success as you enter the next phase of your life. Do your best in college. Strive for success! We will be there every step of the way to support you. Good luck in college and live the life that you always wanted!!! Love you, Mom, Dad, Christina and Kevin

Michael

MCCORVEY

Congratulations and Best Wishes to Michael William McCorvey, II “Believe in yourself, work hard, work smart and passionately present your best self to the world.” -Hill Harper Love, Ms. Linda & Derrick Scott Pensacola, Florida

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Michael

MCCORVEY

Michael W. McCorvey II, “To achieve all that is possible you must attempt the impossible. To be as much as you can be, you must dream of being more.” Congratulations Nephew! Love, Aunt “B" Mrs. Bettye Little

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Keâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Andrea

MIDDLEBROOKS

Ke' Andrea Middlebrooks Look at you reaching for the stars but you deserve the Universe. Watching you grow into the beautiful Young Lady that you are makes your family Thankful for GOD's Grace over your life. Your beautiful smile brightens the room when you enter. We can truly say this journey has been fun and adventurous with you baby girl. Continue trusting in GOD and reaching for the STARS. We Love You, Daddy, Mommy and Your Family

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Chandler MARTIN

Congratulations on your amazing high school years. There is no limit to your future accomplishments, except the limits in your own thinking. College will be a different city, different school with new friends. However, you have the same Jesus, same focus, same faith, and same family. Keep getting better (at everything) everyday and continue to be GREAT! G - Growing everyday R - Realzing your dreams E - Exceptional efforts that honors God A - Attitude in check T - Triumphant (YOU WIN)

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Lauren LINDSAY

Lauren lindsay, we are so proud of you for not only your hard work and dedication to accomplishing your goals, yet we are even more proud of you for growing up to be such an amazing young lady. Stay sweet, stay fierce, and most importantly, stay YOU!

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Jalon

FLOWERS

My Son I wish you the strength to face life's challenges with confidence Always choose your battles after speaking to God first I want you to always help someone in need Always consider risk versus reward Never forget how truly special you are as you move into the next phase of your academic journey The Flowers family is so proud of you and your accomplishments

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Ashlynn

WRIGHT

"I encourage you to live with life. Be courageous, adventurous. Give us a tomorrow, more than we deserve.â&#x20AC;? - Maya Angelou Congratulations Cousin! Love Chantel and Aerus

Michael MCCORVEY

Jalen, Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re smart, beautiful, well-grounded, and humble. I LOVE IT and I LOVE YOU!!!!! Love, Auntie Yammy

Congratulations to Our Great Nephew Michael W. McCorvey, II! The world is yours. Go and be great. Love, Aunt Maggie and Uncle David "Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." Harriett Tubman

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Michael MCCORVEY

Michael, We wish you blessings and success in all that you do. May the Lord be your guide and direct your steps always. 6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your GOD goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.â&#x20AC;? Deuteronomy 31:6 Love Grandmom Jackie and Granddad Charles

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Trevon

MIDDLETON

To Trevon, Never in a million years did I ever think this day would come so fast. I remember staring at you in the hospital and thinking, "how did I create such a perfect baby?" I remember holding you in my arms and saying, "I never knew I could love so much". I remember my heart melting the first time I heard you say, "I love you mommy". I remember you taking your first steps, getting your first haircut, your first day of school, losing your first tooth... I remember so much as if it were yesterday. The years have gone by so fast. I have watched you grow from my little baby boy, to the wonderful young man you are today. Tre, you are everything I could have hoped and wished for. You have set goals for yourself, and have met or exceeded everyone of them. Even though I may have questioned some things, you always said, "Mom, I got this", and you were right. As a parent, this moment causes so much joy, but it also causes the most pain. We are so excited for you, but at the same time we know the struggles that lie ahead. We know your path in life will not always be easy. We know there will be a lot of heartache and pain. Even though we will be there by your side every step of the way, we know it is your journey and path that you, and only you will have to take. Just remember through every struggle is a lesson. A lesson that will teach you about life, people, and most importantly yourself. Through it all just remember to keep making the right decisions and choices. Stay the kind hearted, loving, and humble spirit that you are, and always remember that God has his arms wrapped around you. I thank God everyday for allowing us to be your parents. I also thank you for allowing us to take this wonderful journey with you. I cannot wait to see what the future holds. We are SUPER proud of you, and cannot wait to see you walk across that graduation stage. We love you to the moon and back! Love, Mom and Dad Grandma and Granddad

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“If you do what’s hard life will be easy. If you do what’s easy life will be hard “ Love, Uncle Michael, Jackson, Kaden, Michael II, Brintten & Langston

Jody—we are so incredibly proud of you! Keep striving for greatness! Love, Uncle Fred, Tatee, Jessica, Christian, Matthew and Honey

Baby Doll, You’ve taught me so much, without trying. I’m very proud of the young lady that you have grown into. God fearing, loving, compassionate, respectful, intelligent, helpable, helpful, and the list goes on and on – beautiful inside and out. As you embark on this new phase, with confidence, I can release and let go. No matter how many miles may separate us, I’m only a call away; spread your wings and soar! Continue to live your life so when you look back, your younger you is always looking up to your future you. Thank you for being unconditionally you. May God keep and bless you always. Love always, Mommy

Josephine WASHINGTON As you embark on this new journey, be sure to love unconditionally, laugh heartily and travel extensively. No matter what you do or how far you are, we will always cheer you on. We are so proud of you Josie!!! Love, Uncle Choya, Auntie Denise and Chloe

Jody—we are so incredibly proud of you! Keep striving for greatness! Love, Uncle Fred, Tatee, Jessica, Christian, Matthew and Honey

Pray every day and above all things never forget this: Where we are in life, Who we are today and Our purpose for being here. Continue to grow. We love you. Auntie Trissia, Uncle Dallas, Princess, Alex and Crystal

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May God continue to bless you and grow you into the wonderful young lady He’ll have you to be in Jesus’ name. We are always there for you. With love, MaMa and PaPa Hey Big Sis, it’s your little brothers. We know you’re gonna do great things in life because you’re doing great things now! Keep up the good work, Love ya! Love, Jerey and Joshy

Josie, I love you dearly and I’m very proud of you and all that you embody. Always know that I am there for you, every step of the way. Though I’m sure it will be nothing less than amazing, I’m excited to see what your future holds; start building. Love, Uncle Gary


Josephine WASHINGTON

To our Bri, Congratulations on your well-deserved success! We are beyond proud of you. Our prayer is that you will continue to prosper and strive to reach your fullest potential. Your opportunities in this world are endless, and you deserve the best this world has to offer. This life is yours! Take risks, take flight, and with faith you will always succeed! You are destined for greatness, and we will continue to celebrate with you at every stage! Love Mom and Tori

My Precious Baby Doll, My heart is so full with love, praise, joy and gratitude for being entrusted to love, raise and guide you. As you transition into adulthood, I pray all the best to you and your many endeavors. Keep God first, always seek to be led by the Holy Spirit and never forget that all things are possible through Jesus Christ, who is the source of all your strength. As you move throughout life, I encourage you to live it like you drive; so be aware of your surroundings. Don’t focus too long on your review mirror because it reflects the past, things that can’t be undone. Successes, failures, intentional actions and mistakes; focus on the lessons learned as you continue your journey. Always know who and what is on either side of you, some will remain the same and others will change. However, they each have a purpose; it may be to guide you, to block you, to stand with you, etc. – always seek divine discernment. Your windshield is the largest viewable window in life for through it you see all the possibilities, choose wisely. Parts; engines, tires, transmissions, etc. may fail and cause a delay. Don’t fret because they can be repaired so that you may continue on life’s journey. Your sunroof allows the rays to shine directly on you, a reminder that God is always there because you mean the world to Him. Always remain accountable to the Most High. “Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 (NLT) Love Always, Mommy

Bryana

ROLLINS

We are so proud of you!!! Continue to grow, learn, and strive for all your endeavors as you head into adulthood. With love, your family

Bryana

ROLLINS

Congratulations my love! From Pre-K to your senior year, you have done NOTHING but make me proud! I know you are going to accomplish every dream your heart desires. Love Always, Mom

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My dearest daughter Lei Lani Alexis Parker, Words cannot express how proud I am of you and all that you have accomplished thus far! You are an amazing young lady and my favorite youngest daughter! LOL! Together we have been through so much but God was there every step of the way. You always knew your calling and purpose at a young age and know God will continue to use the gifts that He has given you to operate in your purpose!There's so much more ahead of you and I know without a shadow of a doubt and with the Lord that lives inside of you, ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE! Continue to put JESUS first, PRAY and BELIEVE!! I will be here for the next chapters of your life as you head to college & the Navy. Your journey to an amazing purposed filled life is just beginning! God's spirit is your compass in life. Use that always on your journey! For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11 NKJV But as it is written: "Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man. The things which God has prepared for those who love Him." 1 Corinthians 2:9 NKJV I love you with everything that's in me and around the earth a million times more! Your loving mother

Lei Lani PARKER

Jada SMITH

Congratulations Jada P. ,We love you! Love, Auntie Rose & Uncle Rovelt

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Our sweet little Ashlynn we are so proud of you. It has been a joy to be your parents. You are smart, beautiful, funny and so caring. We could not have asked God for a better daughter. You're a wonderful big sister, granddaughter and friend. To know you, is to love you. I'm so excited to see where life takes you. Congratulations Baby! Love You Forever, Mommy & Daddy

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SamariaALLEN

Samaria (Mari), the baby of our family. You have grown into a beautiful young lady. The time has come for you to spread your wings and soar! Set your goals high, remain humble, God first and you can do ALL things! Congratulations and keep making us proud! We love you, Mom, Dad, Erika and Jessica

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Michael

MCCORVEY

Michael, The last eighteen years we have watched you grow into a kind and generous young man. We are incredibly proud of you and wish you much success. As you journey on to the next phase of life, always remember this quote from the great Booker T . Washington... â&#x20AC;&#x153;I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed." Love you to the moon and beyond, Great Aunt Gwen and Cousin Shun

Raven

Jalen

MCGHEE

HASAN

Congratulations Raven Emani McGhee We are so proud of you. We wish you much success in the future. Love from your family and village!!!! Dad, Mom, Ronald, Janaeh CONGRATULATIONS JALEN! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK ~ Char-Shenda & Sydney

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Michael MCCORVEY

Michael W . McCorvey, II â&#x20AC;&#x153;Always keep your dreams alive" Now is the time to celebrate.. the accomplishment of a dream you have worked so hard to realize. You have shown so many people how Special you are. Now is the time to begin to pursue the next path, to reach out of the next star, and to achieve the things that are so important to you. Always keep your dreams alive. And keep them coming true. - Author UnknownLove you Nephew, Uncle Charles and Auntie AndraLica Reddick

Aiya

Michael

BISHOP

MCCORVEY

Michael, Congratulations and best wishes for your next adventure! Love, Stephanie Martin

Congratulations, with love for the granddaughter you are and with pride in the amazing person you are becoming. Love Always, Daddieo

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Lauryn

STRONG

Lauryn Sherie You are and have always been our sunshine. Your spirit is calm and peaceful yet strong. We canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t wait to see the impact you have on this world for the better. We love you Pooda! Love Mom, Dad, Aaron, TJ, Kate, Ally and Krissy

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AMHS 2020 Yearbook: Tearing Through the Decades  

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