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The Spartan Review

The Student News Site of Athens Academy

The Spartan Review

The Student News Site of Athens Academy

The Spartan Review

Social Media versus Social Acceptance: The New Epidemic Destroying Teens’ Self-Image
Social Media versus Social Acceptance: The New Epidemic Destroying Teens’ Self-Image
Kate Hicks December 3, 2021

According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 90% of teenages, ages 13-17, have at least one social media account. However, during this time of constant social media engagement and digital personas, how can teenagers discern reality from fabrication? To answer this, I asked several...

New faculty orientation. Luzardo is pictured in the front row, third from right.
New Year, New World Languages Teacher
Jenna Cao, Staff Writer • December 3, 2021

As she stands in the middle of her classroom watching her students react with glee at the idea of playing Kahoot and Quizlet Live, Jessica Luzardo cannot help but smile. To her surprise, these games have found a permanent residence in the hearts of her...

The cast and crew of Quilters, Athens Academys fall one-act play.
Singing Their Way to State
Imana Adogu, Junior Editor • December 3, 2021

On Saturday, Nov.13, fourteen young actresses from Athens Academy traveled by bus to the state One Act competition. The show they put on was called “Quilters,” a heartfelt musical about the life experiences of women on the prairie. While the faculty...

Photo of Girls 4X800 Relay Team Winning First at State. Photo from Davis McLanahan.
Track and Field Wrap Up
Mae Kline , Guest Writer • November 15, 2021

The time has come. After five months of hard work, the varsity track and field season has come to an end. Although practices are over, the team...

A Braves World Series Victory on the Horizon?
A Braves World Series Victory on the Horizon?
Emily Coggins , Staff Writer • November 15, 2021

The Atlanta Braves will advance to the World Series this year for the first time since they challenged the New York Yankees in 1999. On Saturday,...

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Almond Milk: Not the Green Alternative That it Seems to Be
Almond Milk: Not the Green Alternative That it Seems to Be
Ingrid Nilsson , Senior Editor • December 3, 2021

Over the last few decades, the demand for almond milk in the United States has increased dramatically. In fact, according to Food Navegator USA,...

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Literary Review
Jonathan Ransom, JD Daniel, Luke Kelly, and Hayden Webb discuss their play.
Page to Stage with ACAD Grade 8 Drama
Remy Marty , MS Contributor • December 3, 2021

This semester, the Athens Academy Grade 8 drama classes are studying the art of playwriting and production. Over the course of this unit, we’ve...

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