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Forming a Y-pose with a smile on her face, Freshman Katherine Touger is held up by Senior Reagan Williams and a few other of her teammates as Plant Cheer Performed at Sussman Gym. Plant Cheer came in first place out of the eight teams competing on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.
Plant cheer qualifies for Western conference finals
Hyatt Criser, Sports Editor • January 12, 2022

On Wednesday, Jan. 5, at 8:06, the Plant cheer team performed in front of the Plant community at Sussman...

Holding medicine collected on her drug disposal day, Tatum Morris smiles. She collected 25 pounds of prescription and over the counter drugs for her Girl Scout Gold Award project.
Junior hosts drug disposal day and collects 25 pounds of medicine  
Ava Satterfield, Cultures Editor • December 17, 2021

She’s a babysitter, scuba diver, and Girl Scout passionate about the proper disposal of prescription...

Sophomore Taylor Koulouris passed away Monday after being hospitalized last Friday, Dec 10. A memorial will be taking place next Monday, Dec 20 at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church.
We all loved her smile and joy
Salena Kahassai, Editor In Chief • December 15, 2021

Sophomore Taylor Koulouris passed away Dec 13 after being hospitalized at Tampa General Hospital following...

On Dec. 22, 2021 season 2 of Emily in Paris was released on Netflix worldwide. A romantic, fast-paced and comforting TV show taking the viewers into the world of Emily Cooper, a marketing agent from Chicago, currently living in Paris. Full of fashion, Parisian sites, and new characters, this TV show is a must-see. Also, take quiz and find out which Emily in Paris Season 2 character are you!
Emily in Paris Season 2: Which character are you? 
Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor • January 18, 2022

Bonjour! On Dec. 22, 2021 season 2 of Emily in Paris was released on Netflix worldwide. A romantic, fast-paced and comforting TV show taking...

Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) addresses the crowd at “AmericaFest” at the Phoenix Center in Phoenix, Arizona, Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021. Greene has been one of the most influential voices against vaccine mandates in the Republican Party
Marjorie Taylor Greene banned from Twitter
Ari Dolgin, Staffer • January 10, 2022

Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) was permanently suspended from Twitter on Sunday, Jan. 2 after multiple violations of the company’s COVID-19...

The long-awaited Spider-Man came out on Dec. 17; read more below.
Spider-Man No Way Home...the review
Giada Moralejo, Staffer • January 7, 2022

SPIDER-MAN SPOILERS   Stan Lee created the Spider-Man universe. It started with the comics that took the world by storm. Then in 2002, Toby...

Yearly on Jan. 6, the southern European countries celebrate El Día de Los Reyes Magos. With it comes gift-giving, parades, and traditional food, including el turrón and el roscón. Throughout this article, you can find an overview of this Spanish holiday surrounding the Three Wise Men.
El Día de Los Reyes Magos- a Spanish Holiday Like No Other 
Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor • January 5, 2022

Santa Claus isn’t the star of the holidays when the holy season rolls around in Spain. Instead, it’s the Three Wise Men — or Los Reyes...

After Homecoming being cancelled due to Covid-19 last school year, students from H.B. Plant High School were eager to attend this years hosted Winter Formal Dance. Throughout this article you can find an overview of the night of Dec. 4 and the highlights of this homecoming dance.
Winter formal overview 
Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor • January 4, 2022

On Dec. 4, at 8 p.m., the doors opened to the entrance of Winter Formal at Plant High School. Located in the student parking lot, a spacious...

H.B Plant High School Drumline 2021-22
Alan Stark, Video Editor • December 13, 2021


Senior Lucas Sedin-Chan shoots the ball against Plants rivals, Robinson high school. Chan plays striker for Plants boys varsity soccer team and helped them add another win to their record last Thursday night.
Boys and girls hold soccer senior nights
Salena Kahassai, Editor In Chief • January 20, 2022

On Jan. 7 and Jan. 11, the girls and boys soccer team commemorated their seniors with a senior night ceremony.    The boys team played...

Wander Franco signed with the Tampa Bay Rays for 11 years, read more below.
Wander Franco signs with Tampa Bay Rays
Giada Moralejo, Staffer • December 14, 2021

Wander Franco is a rookie on the Tampa Bay Rays. He joined the team just this year; he has a record-breaking contract at only 20 years old. Over...

Bouncing the ball, junior William Willard is at the free-throw line, adding to his teams points. Willard had 27 points, four assists, and four steals.
Boys basketball defeats Steinbrenner
Hyatt Criser, Sports Editor • December 8, 2021

Plant Boys Basketball started the season 3-0 with their latest win against Steinbrenner on Friday, Dec. 3. The game was at the Plant gymnasium...

This weeks episode was based on Cassie and Nates relationship. Next weeks episode will focus on Cals backstory.
Catch up with: Euphoria
Samantha Macuare, Editor In Chief • January 19, 2022

Coming off a great first episode, this second one had high expectations, and it did not disappoint....

Since 2020 it is safe to say that these recent years are unlike anything we have ever seen. So, as 2022 is beginning, lets look at everything that happened in 2021. The good and the bad of what we all went through together.
A look back at 2021
Maris Brown, Staffer • January 14, 2022

January:    -Jan. 6, the riot in the Capitol took place.   -There were tensions over whether...

After two years, HBO released the second season of the Emmy nominated series “Euphoria.” The episode was released on Jan. 9 and was focused on Fezco.
Catch up with: Euphoria
Samantha Macuare, Editor In Chief • January 13, 2022

Let’s start with WOW, what an episode. I did not know so much stuff could happen in an hour and 13...

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