The Prowler

Science teacher Kelly Rock has assumed the role of department chair since Dan Gant retired at the end of last school year. Rock has been teaching for 21 years and loves to do interactive activities with her students.

Kelly Rock named new science department chair

September 14, 2020

Biology teacher and cross country coach Kelly Rock has taken over the role of science department chair. She fills the spot vacated by Dan Gant, who retire...

The state of Georgia has cut four high school Milestones to align with the federal education mandate. Teachers at Starr’s Mill look forward to the extra weeks they will have to teach students new material, but there are some concerns regarding if quality of instruction will change.

Georgia halves Milestones for current school year

September 13, 2020

Students and teachers across the state have a surprising announcement to contend with: the number of required high school Milestones has been halved. Rat...

Crazy KICs

Crazy KICs

September 5, 2020

After a long third week of school, students are ready for a long Labor Day weekend. However, a break from school work does not mean a break from headlin...

Kicking off KICs

Kicking off KICs

August 28, 2020

After five long months of being out of the building we’re finally back, and you know what that means, KICs! We have Drug-Free Fayette, Covid in Mexico, the c...

Hallway markers show the direction for student traffic to flow out of the 800 hallway. The COVID-19 pandemic has created many new changes to begin the year at Starr’s Mill. Students and faculty will have to adjust to one-way hallways, mask requirements, and a revised book bag policy.

Leonard shows the way for new school year

August 19, 2020

After being out of the building for almost six months, returning to Starr’s Mill in person seems like a foreign concept to most students. As exciting a...

One last time for KICs

One last time for KICs

May 8, 2020

Welcome to the last set of KICs for the 2019-2020 school year. This year has been crazy for Starr’s Mill students and the rest of the world. In the f...

KICs in the homestretch

KICs in the homestretch

May 2, 2020

Starr’s Mill students have finally approached the homestretch of the school year. With the first day of May, neighborhoods in the area have started puttin...

News coming in at full force

News coming in at full force

April 24, 2020

Starr’s Mill students and faculty have continued to work on their digital learning materials throughout this week. With the new grade policies finally ...

Whitewater Middle School special education teacher Sherri Dickinson (right) and her son Justin (left) sew masks to help those working in the local community. Since schools were shut down, she has formed Fayette County Mask Makers consisting of over 350 members. Together they have produced over 6,500 masks and distributed them to various essential workers around Fayette County.

Mask making motivates community

April 20, 2020

These unprecedented times have led to people yearning to aid our current situation and help the community and essential workers in any way possible. Th...