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What’s Going On? (May Edition)

Journalism Staff Members Natalyn McCormack and Kyla Smith’s birthdays are this month. Their beauty outshines any of these events. You should still consider going to these though.
Kaya Bradford


HHS Spring Band Concert @ Home – May 7th

HHS Chorus Concert @ Home – May 10th

Class night @ Home – May 17th

Holiday (School Office Closed) @ Home – May 17th

GRADUATION!!!! @ Jeff Sims Field – May 23rd

Natalyn and Kyla’s Birthday – May 27th



Harry Potter Day Drop In Crafts @ Catoosa County Library – May 2nd

Harry Potter is one of the most popular franchises of our time. Go check out these crafts at the library.

Rabbit Valley Farmers Market @ 96 Depot Street – May 4th

Farmers markets are a great way to support smaller businesses, and get interesting things you couldn’t find elsewhere. Go and see this one!

Family Night at the Park @ The Little General Park – May 5th

Family fun is difficult to find with finals and EOC’s, but here’s a quick and easy opportunity.

Breakfast with “Dolly” @ Ringgold Legacy Hall – May 11th

Dolly Parton is one of the best people alive. Even an impersonator, is still a blessing. Have breakfast with the (almost real) Dolly Parton! 

The Outsiders @ Farm To Fork – May 30th

Live music is one of the most genuine experiences. Get dinner and a show at Farm To Fork.



Forces Day Parade @ Parade Route, Chattanooga Tn – May 3rd

Parades are something every child should experience. Bring your little bundle of joy to this one!

What Makes a Man?  A Workshop on Masculinity @ The Chattery – May 4th

Masculinity is very important to many men across America. Go to this workshop to brush up on your masculine talents. 

Free Comic Book Day @ Battle Grounds and Comics – May 4th

Everyone loves free stuff. Check out this free comic book day on the 4th.

Kids STEAM Experiment @ Collegedale Public Library – May 9th

STEAM was always one of my favorite things to do in elementary school. Bring your kids to the library for some creative fun.

Thrillville Fair @ Camp Jordan Park – May 9th-19th

Fairs are always fun. Check out the Camp Jordan one!



Shaky Knees Festival @ Central Park – May 3rd

Shaky Knees is an annual music festival that takes place in Central Park. Come attend to see your favorite popular bands and musicians!

Tigercub @ Central Park – May 4th

Tigercub is going to be performing in Central Park from 11:00AM to 3:00PM. Go get tickets!

Anita Baker @ State Farm Arena – May 11th

Anita Baker is a popular singer from the 80s, and she’s singing at the State Farm Arena.

Kenny Chesney: Sun Goes Down Tour with Zac Brown Band @ Mercedes Benz Stadium – May 18th

Come see Kenny Chesney at the Mercedes stadium on the 18th for a live music experience!

Megan Thee Stallion and GloRilla @ State Farm Arena – May 31st

If you wanna see queen baddies perform, come see Megan Thee Stallion and GloRilla at the State Farm Arena.



Morgan Wallen @ Nissan Stadium – May 4th

Many people like Morgan Wallen, for a great opportunity to see him, check out the link above.

Rainbow Kitten Surprise @ Brooklyn Bowl Nashville – May 6th

Rainbow Kitten Surprise is genuinely one of my favorite bands. Go see them live!

James Arthur @ Marathon Music Works – May 10th

James Arthur is performing at Marathon Music Works on the 10th. Get more info at the link above.

Drowning Pool @ The Basement East – May 14th

For some underground music check out Drowning Pool at The Basement East. Get more information on tickets at the link above.

Lainey Wilson @ Ascend Amphitheater – May 31st 

Lainey Wilson is loved by many. Get some tickets and come see her at the Ascend Amphitheater

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About the Contributor
Kaya Bradford
Kaya Bradford, Staff Writer
Kaya Bradford is a freshmen student attending Heritage High School. This is her first year of Journalism, and so far it has been her favorite class to attend. In Kaya’s spare time, she enjoys listening to (a LOT) of music, including Tokio Hotel, Radiohead, Baby Keem, She Wants Revenge, Kendrick Lamar, and many other artists from varying genres. She also enjoys reading, writing, drawing, and some other various creative outlets. Kaya also loves spending time with animals, including her cat “Baby-Cat,” who was originally a stray but is now a proper housecat. One thing Kaya wants to do one day is attend a Tokio Hotel concert or a Radiohead concert. She also enjoys quite a few movies and shows, including "New Girl," "Criminal Minds," "Heathers," "Tokio Hotel TV," and all of the "Harry Potter" movies, though she says "Goblet Of Fire" is the best one. Kaya’s favorite books include "Lord Of The Flies," "One Of Us Is Lying," "Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire," and "IT."  Kaya also enjoys comedians and Youtubers Kurtis Conner, Danny Gonzalez, and the Sturniolo Triplets. Most of all, Kaya enjoys spending time with her friends and family.