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Oatmeal is seen as a boring and tasteless breakfast choice, but @noregretfood changes the game. Baked, stovetop, overnight, oat chia pudding, and oat cake are just some of the breakfast ideas the blog shares. And in this article, recipes are included for you to try it yourself.

A new way to have your breakfast

Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor October 19, 2021

On Sept. 6, 2019, I uploaded my first ever post to my food dedicated Instagram. It was a recipe for a “Vegan Lazy Cake,” a modified guide to a traditional and unbelievably simple dessert that...

On the floor, a mural that Hannah Hanstead and her art club friends have been working on. Hanstead has been drawing since she was 12.

Artist of the week: Hannah Hanstead

Samantha Macuare, Editor In Chief October 4, 2021

Q: “When did you begin your art career?”  A: “I've always been drawing since I was a kid, but I'd say that I started studying art seriously sometime in Middle School.”    Q: “What...

A green van sits in front of Xtreme Juice on South Dale Mabry. Many customers a day walk through the doors to pick up a delicious smoothie.

Go get Xtreme Juice!

Emily Mangione, Staffer October 1, 2021

Smoothies are the customary drink on a hot day, after a workout, or just because of their mouthwatering taste. Xtreme Juice is a well-known smoothie shop in South Tampa and is located on South Dale...

Scroll to learn more about Plant High School’s student section, Gold Rush.

Everything you need to know about Gold Rush

Sydney Appleton, Staffer September 24, 2021

Plant High School is known across the Tampa Bay Area for its student section. At every sports game, the stands are filled with students from all grade levels. This well-known student section is called...

Singing to the audience, senior Gaby Garibaldi plays the princess in Sleeping Beauty.

Performer of the Week: Gaby Garibaldi

Samantha Macuare, Editor In Chief September 15, 2021

Q: "How did you get started doing theater?" A: "I started doing theater when I was in Peru. I've been doing dance since I was really young, and the last year of middle school, I decided to try out for...

Throughout the school year, students focus not only on their grades, subjects, and sports, but also on making extra pocket money. However, a day is only 24 hours and one full Earth’s rotation, but to many students, it is not enough. Juggling with rigorous classes and a part-time job can be challenging, but many students find it rewarding.

Students Juggling School and Part-Time Jobs

Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor August 26, 2021

Throughout the school year, students focus not only on their grades, subjects, and sports, but also on making extra pocket money. However, a day is only 24 hours and one full Earth’s rotation, but to...

Randall Adkison, the new theatre director, prepares for the new year. The first show of the year will be a fall musical, “She Kills Monsters.”

Lights, Camera, Adkison!

Olivia Zavala, Staffer August 19, 2021

After seven consecutive years, the Plant Theatre Program temporarily closes its curtains on teacher and director Dan Franke and shines the light on the new teacher, Randall Adkison. Plant High School experienced...

“Untitled” by Amy Cha


Kate Bernstein, Photo Editor April 1, 2021

Junior Amy Cha shares her experiences with art both inside and outside of school. Having been involved with art since her time at Gorrie Elementary School, Cha hopes to stay invested in her artwork in...

Everything’s bigger in Texas 

Everything’s bigger in Texas 

Kallie Mckinney verbally commits to Rice University
Samantha Macuare, Managing Editor March 30, 2021

Varsity soccer player and junior Kallie Mckinney verbally committed to Rice University on Jan. 15 after talking with several schools regarding her athletic and academic future. Mckinney has played for...

A student stands to show off the brands logo. OMalley started his clothing company over quarantine as he has always been interested in business.

Student starts clothing business

How a student made his dream into a reality
Salena Kahassai, News Editor March 2, 2021

In an attempt to make the most out of quarantine last year, senior Davis O’Malley started his own clothing company, Big Stick Clothing. O’Malley said he wants to pursue business as a career and decided...

Showing a preview of the information within the article, the graphic depicts three new club names and some information concerning their message. These clubs became official clubs at Plant after going through the club-making process and now are focusing on increasing their reach and spreading their cause.

New Clubs Bring New Opportunities  

New clubs invite students to join and support their cause 
Izzy Antilla , Features Editor January 29, 2021

One club, Students Against Violence Everywhere, SAVE, started by Juniors Arlie Rubin and Lainey Shapiro is a continuation of the national Sandy Hook Promise movement started to raise mental health awareness...

One of the most popular and beloved fast-food restaurants is Chick-fil-a. It is a perfect place to go when hungry for some quality chicken, made fast. While before COVID, the dine in area was usually filled with families and loyal patrons, things look a little different after the pandemic.  

Restaurants Bite Back

During a global pandemic, restaurants have had to make decisions on how to proceed in the new normal
Clio Bruno, Coverage Editor December 7, 2020

California Pizza Kitchen  After a full day of shopping, or even just for a casual sit-down meal, California Pizza Kitchen is a popular option.  When entering, one would notice that some tables...

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