News from the Creek

Another SCHS Teacher Is Out of the Equation

Twenty-one year veteran math teacher Michelle Genovese will be joining the crowd of teachers leaving Sandy Creek this year, leaving a significant legacy from her time as a constant at the high school and one of the pioneers of its highly successful Math Team. “I love the Math Team,” said Genovese. “Math Team was the […]

Georgia bill relieves standardized testing

The “Quality Basic Education Act” recently passed unanimously in Georgia’s Senate and made it through the House, reducing the effect and scope of standardized tests in the educational system. At the close of 2015, the state of Georgia distributed a survey for its teachers to find out, among other things, what they believed contributed to […]

Thoughts from the staff…

To Have Snacks or Not?

Do you enjoy having tasty treat for yourself between classes or during lunch?  Well, who doesn’t? The vending machines are a perfect convenience for students craving a little snack. Five years go the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 required the USDA to establish nutrition standards for all foods sold in schools for students, yet […]

Creek Sports

Patriots weigh in on March Madness

March Madness has kept people across the country entertaining this month. March Madness is one of the biggest college basketball events that happens during March. During the tournament there will be numerous upsets, breaking the brackets of many faithful basketball fans. The event started on March 15-16 with “The First Four,” which means that there […]

SC introduces BIT

A new organization of ballers have created a group at Sandy Creek High School. These Patriot juniors have created a basketball league for those students who don’t want to play basketball for the school but enjoy the sport. The idea for the group was formed when some guys didn’t have time or didn’t qualify to […]

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Patriots in the Spotlight

The Spotlight is on Kyle Lindsay

Throughout his high school career, Kyle Lindsay has served as an exemplary student athlete that demonstrates greatness in and out of school. Lindsay can always be found laughing it up in class or flashing his grand smile in the hallways. His favorite part of Sandy Creek is the diversity of the students and the opportunities […]

Patriot Spotlight: Jackson Bylsma

Sandy Creek Sophomore Jackson Bylsma is known as a superb student athlete, playing #13 on the field and making all A’s in the classroom. Bylsma says the secret to his success is, “…willing to give up free time to accomplish athletic and academic goals before having fun.” However, when he gets to have his moment’s […]

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Fine Arts

Mr. Gunter takes final bow at SC

Brian Gunter, the band director here at Sandy Creek for the past nine years, is teaching his final days at Sandy Creek. His next few years of band directing will be spent in his hometown, Griffin, at Spalding High School. Of course, he will miss being a Patriot: “I love the sense of community among […]

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Student Life

Shoe Fashion @ Sandy Creek

As the weather outside gets significantly cooler, students start to change their wardrobes up into something a bit more warmer to be comfortable. Students start to wear sweaters and jeans everyday, and shoes also start to change as well–opened toed shoes turn into warm, comfortable boots and sneakers. This year it seems like everyone’s favorite […]