By Savanna Nichols & Alanah Butler
The Guntersville Wildcats varsity boys soccer team played against West Point on Saturday, February 22. The boys came out with a score of 10-0. Go Wildcats! The Guntersville Wildcats varsity boys played against Gadsden State on Tuesday, February 25. The boys played a close game and came out with a score 1-2. Better luck next time Wildcats.
The Guntersville Wildcats Vvarsity girls played West Point on Saturday, February 22. The girls came out with a score of 10-0. Good job girls! The Guntersville Wildcats varsity girls soccer played against Brewer on Friday, February 21. The girls came out with a score of 10-0. Go Wildcats!
The Guntersville Wildcats varsity girls played against Gadsden City on Tuesday, February 25. The girls had a great win with a score of 5-2. Good job, girls!
Congratulations to the Guntersville Wildcats varsity boys baseball team! They had a big win against New Hope on February 17 with a close score of 6-5! Go Wildcats! They also won against New Hope on Thursday, February 20, with a score of 15-1. Way to go Wildcats!
On February 21, the Guntersville boys varsity baseball team won against Douglas with a score of 15-1. Go Wildcats! Winning yet another game, the Guntersville boys varsity baseball team won against Sardis on February 22 with a score of 10-1! The boys have been working very hard to achieve all of the wins! Go, Guntersville Wildcats!
By Destiny Wilson
This week's senior spotlight is Shelby Hood. Her parents are Sabrina and Joey Hood. Her siblings are Sarah and Catlian Hood. She is in the band. Her favorite teacher is Coach Latta because he is funny and they always play trivia. One word to describe her would be outgoing. She said, “Senioritus is that I don’t won’t to come to school, sleeping a lot, and eating.”
This week's senior spotlight is Ethan Gann. His parents are Scott and Kellie Gann. His siblings are Colin Gann and Carleigh Gann. He is involved in the GHS varsity soccer team. Ethan´s favorite teacher here at Guntersville High School is Mrs. Hornbuckle. After college he plans to attend Auburn University and major in mechanical engineering. Ethan says, “My life´s biggest dream is to film videos on Youtube.” His words of wisdom for the underclassmen are, “Start applying for college your junior year.” In one word Ethan could describe himself as nice. One thing only a few people know about Ethan is that he can play piano. One outrageous thing he would like to try before dying is to go skydiving. Ethan states, “An interesting fact about my family is that my dad owns his own business.”
This week’s senior spotlight is Kyra Adkins. Her mom is Sheena Adkins and her step dad is Jesse Martin. She has one sister named Saige Adkins. She works at McDonald's. Her favorite teacher is Mrs.Hornbuckle; she says, “Her personality is just great and she is a great person and I love her so much.” Her favorite memory is all the football games. Her plans after graduation are going in the Air Force. Her life’s biggest dream is to be successful and have a better life. Her words of wisdom to underclassmen is, “Stay in school and don’t do drugs.” She says, “ My greatest accomplishment is getting a job and actually keeping it because it is hard for teens my age around Guntersville to even get a job, let alone my age. One word to describe her is caring. One thing only a few people know about her is that she likes to explore abandoned places or haunted places. The most creative excuse she has given for getting out of homework is, “My dog literally ate my homework!” She said, “ Senioritus is where you don’t care how you look at school anymore and you just don’t want to do your work.” One outrageous thing she wants to do is to go skydiving. One interesting thing about her is that her Nana is British and her granddad is Puerto Rican and German.
This week's senior spotlight is Brandon Jaramillo. His parents are Laura and Alvaro. His siblings are Edson and Adrian. He plays soccer. His favorite teacher is “Queen Bucklehorn” aka Mrs. Hornbuckle. He says, “She was always funny in class and you can always talk to her about anything.” His favorite memory is the senior pep rally because it will never be forgotten and he wishes all of his friends the best. His plans after graduation are to major in art education as well as travel the world before settling down to become an art teacher. His life’s biggest dream is to be known in the world and make his family proud. His words of wisdom to underclassmen are, “Haters aren’t happy people and happy people aren't haters, don’t let anyone ruin your happiness because after high school, none of that is gonna matter.” His greatest accomplishment is standing up for himself. One word to describe him is different. One thing only a few people know is that he has a genuine passion for art. He said, “Senioritis is the mental struggle of maintaining grades and showing up to school and trying not to break down because you are so close but yet so far away.” One outrageous thing he wants to try is to turn a van into a small living space and travel to all the 50 states. One interesting thing about him is that he is the first person in his entire family to be born out of Mexico.
By Chantel Eubanks
On behalf of the Guntersville High School HOSA-Future Health Professionals, I would like to thank our Gold, Silver, and Bronze sponsors for sponsoring our competition team at the State Leadership Conference. The Competitive Events Program is designed to motivate HOSA members and provide a system for recognizing the competencies developed by members through Health Science and Biomedical Science class instruction, related job training, and HOSA related activities.
Competitive events are designed to motivate HOSA members to improve their knowledge and skills. HOSA does not provide competition for competition's sake. HOSA provides a national competitive events program as a means of recognizing those students who are willing to pursue excellence by preparing for competition and having the determination to attend a conference and participate in a competitive event.
Gold Sponsors: Dr. Carl Larson and Dr. Matt Slaughter with Lake Guntersville Dentistry
Silver Sponsors: Dr James Lee Masdon with Masdon ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery, Chris Clay with Clay Landscapes Services, Dr. Don Schmidtke with Lakeview Orthodontics
Bronze Sponsors: Mr. Jeff Tully with Tully Landscape, Rehab Select at Barfield Health Care, Dr. Jon Alan Smith with Family Chiropractic, LLC, Dr. John Sanders with Westwood Animal Hospital (Tallahassee, FL), Mr. Steve Moultrie with Southern Commercial Solutions, Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Herbert, Chris Lane Fishing, Mrs. Rene Sharp
By Alyvia Ellis
- Order Yearbooks now! Lookon the Guntersville Homepage for the link to Balfour. Yearbook cost is $75 dollars, if you wish for your name to be engraved on the front the cost will be $80 dollars.
- Grease the Musical coming to GHS March 12, 13, and 14.
- Tryouts for the Crimson GuardDanceline will be April 11; Clinic is April 6-9. Tryouts for Color Guard will be April 18; Clinic is April 13-16. The required meeting for the 2020 groups will be on Tuesday, April 28.
- Packets for upcoming cheerleading tryouts are in the office. There will be a mandatory parent meeting for anyone interested in trying out in CES lunchroom at 5:30 p.m on Thursday, February 27.
- Prom tickets are now on sale during lunch! Tickets are $50 per couple and $30 for singles. Prom will be held at The Majestic Value in Albertville from 8-11 p.m.
- Balfour will be back in March to collect payments. All seniors must purchase a cap and gown package for $70!
- Guntersville Parks and Recreation is hosting the 42nd Annual Wild Irish Run on Saturday, March 14. There will be a 5K and 10K race. GHS has coupons for $5 off.