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“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 brand's logo. O'Malley 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...

After 48 Vice Presidents of the United States of America, since the office came into existence in 1789, all which being men. The 2020 election has presented occurrences unlike other elections, breaking records, even, especially when our first female and African American Vice President was recently elected: Kamala Harris.

Kamala Harris: First Female Vice President

Eve Murdick, Staffer November 10, 2020

There have been 48 Vice Presidents of the United States of America since the office came into existence in 1789, all of which have been men. The 2020 election has presented occurrences unlike other elections,...

Standing out, this Nissan 350Z shows its own style from inside and out. Car enthusiasts who have shown up to Street Side’s car meets are able to express themselves in the style and look of their car.

Panther Modifications

Seniors’ car club becomes a success
Emma Kuschmeider, Staffer November 5, 2020

Davis Island’s Peter O. Knight Airport has become the hit spot from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for car enthusiasts to get out and see different cars owned by people in the Tampa area. Thanks to seniors Austin...

On Saturday, Oct. 31 there was a full moon. The full moon fell on the night of Halloween.

Hello, Full Moon

Hyatt Criser, Staffer November 2, 2020

While walking around on Halloween you may have noticed that there was a full moon. I thought it looked lonely up there by itself, so I took the time to ask it some questions. Q: Hello, Full Moon. How...

With their hands in the air seniors Katie Samel, Emma Welch and Carolee Jones cheer on the varsity football team in the second quarter. The girls wore pink paint and accessories in honor of breast cancer awareness month.

Spike Squad helps fill student section

Kate Caranante, Editor in Chief October 30, 2020

Standing on the sideline as the varsity football team took on Wharton High School Friday, Oct. 23 it was louder than it had been all season. The noise was coming from the student section which was largely...

Standing next to the film club board in main hall, co-presidents Alexa Semmelmann and Owen Felton talk about their time with the film club. Film club consists of monthly meetings to talk about influential films.

Film club focuses on inclusivity

Samantha Macuare, Managing Editor October 19, 2020

Q: “Why did you decide to join and then later run the club?”  Alexa: “I joined Film Club my freshman year, mainly due to a ton of my friends being in it, but also because I just really love movies....

Lecturing in class, Christie Rainbeau explains about the different layers of skin. After 10 years, Friday, Oct. 9 was Rainbeau's last day teaching at Plant High School.

The End of the Rainbeau 

After 10 years teaching at Plant, beloved Anatomy teacher Christie Rainbeau is leaving. 
Julia Wolfe, Opinions Editor October 15, 2020

Christie Rainbeau has known since a young age what she has wanted, and she’s gone for it.   “My sophomore year of high school, my chemistry teacher came up and told me I’d make a really good...

After fighting for five years, the Tampa Bay Lightning brought home the franchise’s second Stanley Cup after winning Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals 2-0 against the Dallas Stars on Monday, Sept. 28.  


Students, teachers share their Stanley Cup experiences
Hartley Hill, Copy Editor October 2, 2020

After fighting for five years, the Tampa Bay Lightning brought home the franchise’s second Stanley Cup after winning Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals 2-0 against the Dallas Stars on Monday, Sept. 28.   Lightning...

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