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Why You Should Go See ‘Our Miss Brooks’

“Rehearsal, rehearsal, calling rehearsal”!

Come one, come all, to the annual production of the ASMS theatre class. This year is a marvelous production of ‘Our Miss Brooks’! It is a play about a play, about a movie, about a book. Which is all based on a television show, based on a

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Walking in A Winter Wonderland: ASMS Winter Formal

By Ben Cogar
Cardi B, chocolate milk, and lasting memories. What do all of these have in common? That they all make the ASMS Winter Formal the best!
When you have the best SGA on the planet, school dances are amazing! The venue (the University of South Alabama’s Student Center) was all

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2017 Parent’s Day

By Cady Inabinett
Despite the freezing cold rain and the just generally gloomy weather, this past Friday’s Parent’s Day was a huge success. Parents from all over the state braved the inclimate weather, including snow in some parts of the state, to meet their child’s teachers and see what exactly goes

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Winter Formal: A Beginner’s Guide

By Sophie Sebastiani
As Winter Formal quickly approaches, the amount of frenzy and stress that often accompany the event increase enormously. This article is your go-to source on how to handle the preparations for Winter Formal without breaking out in hives every time you think of those two words.
Tip #1: Don’t

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What is ASMS Day?

By Jalexis Edwards
ASMS Day, formerly known as Preview Day, is a way for perspective students to experience what ASMS is like. Leanne Jeong, a current ASMS senior, said, “The purpose of ASMS Day is to give students from all over the state an opportunity to reach their full potential at

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Review of Open Mic Night

By: Janell Oliver
Singing. Rapping. Dancing. The first night of December had it all. Why? Because it was Open Mic Night of course! What is Open Mic Night you ask? Well, as Joe Fields puts it, “It’s an opportunity for people to be funny and or show off talents no one

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Editor’s Letter – Winter Term

Dear Firewire Readers,
I’m Katherine Carraway, one of the Co-Editors in Chief of Firewire.  I’m finally back from Germany and completely ready to be back on campus and working on Firewire again. By now, whether incoming or returning, we’ve all settled into the year, but it’s never too late to start

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Geekfest

By: Janell Oliver
Where were you the night of October 13th and the first 4 hours of the subsequent Saturday morning? Were you at home? Asleep? Although both of those sound nice, the best answer is Geekfest. As you may or may not know Geekfest is a long-standing tradition of ASMS,

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Greekfest

By Jake Bowden
 
This past weekend was the annual celebration of Greekfest. This event, full of Greek culture, has been a part of Mobile for the last 55 years. Greekfest is held annually at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church across the street from the Alabama School of Mathematics and Science. For

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ASMS Spirit Week

By Cheyenne Adkinson
Two weeks ago, ASMS experienced the biggest hall competition of the year: Goofy Olympics. But we all know what comes before that…SPIRIT WEEK!
Each day, different dress up themes were introduced and so many ASMS students participated in the festivities. Sadly, Monday’s theme was cancelled due to weather, but

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TenSixtyFive – The Music of Mobile

By Sophie Sebastiani
 
Over the weekend, the second annual Mobile music festival- TenSixtyFive- was staged in downtown Mobile. The festival was completely free and hosted over twenty-five acts.
 
Headliners included Cage the Elephant- an alternative rock band from Kentucky that reached international success with songs such as “Ain’t No Rest for the

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Editor’s Letter – Fall Term

Dear Firewire Readers,
Hi, I’m Sophie Sebastiani. I’m one of the Co-Editors in Chief of Firewire, and although it’s three weeks into the year, Firewire is starting up again. Everything and everyone are finding where they belong at ASMS and Firewire is doing the same.
 
Although we have been around longer than

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The 2017 Women in STEM Teen Conference 

By Sophie Sebastiani
The second annual Women in STEM Teen Conference was held on April 1, 2017. More than 200 families showed up to participate in the conference. A wide variety of activities were set up for the girls who attended while their parents engaged in a parent workshop. The conference

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Matthew Kang at the Mitchell Cancer Institute

by Shannon Regan
 
In February of 2014 Matthew Kang’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. While he is a local to the city of Mobile, Kang says that “being at school was hard with her being at home.” Because of this, after many meetings with many doctors and professionals, he came

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