The student-run news site of H. B. Plant High School

PHS News

The student-run news site of H. B. Plant High School

PHS News

The student-run news site of H. B. Plant High School

PHS News

The University of Florida is a well-known choice for senior students trying to decide where their next step is for their future. With an acceptance rate of 31.1%, UF is difficult to get into, but with arduous work and diligence it can become a possibility. To further your knowledge of the University, read the article below!

Top colleges in Florida: The University of Florida

Emily Mangione, Staffer May 17, 2022

Located in Gainesville, Florida, consisting of a 2,000- acre campus, and more than 900 buildings make up the outside of gator nation, otherwise known as the University of Florida. UF is fifth overall in...

Opening its doors on Feb. 28, True Food Kitchen is the newest addition to the Tampa’s Midtown gastronomical experience. With Christine Barone, a former H.B. Plant High School student, and a Harvard graduate as the C.E.O, this restaurant focuses on supporting the anti-inflammatory food pyramid within their menu. This Andrew Weil- and Oprah Winfrey-sponsored restaurant is worth a visit.

True food kitchen: by a former Panther

Luka vaicekauskas, Feature's Editor May 17, 2022

On Feb. 28 the newest gastronomical addition to Tampa’s Midtown opened its doors to the public. Christine Barone, a H.B. Plant High School graduate, is in charge of the Andrew Weil- and Oprah Winfrey-sponsored...

PHS News: staff insights

Alan Stark, Video Editor May 16, 2022

Plant High Gold Rush: a reflection

Alan Stark, Video Editor May 13, 2022

Listen as Plant High's very own Gold Rush presidents, Silvia Farfante and JP Florentino-Mattos speak about their time coordinating the mightiest student section, Gold Rush.

With the exam season starting April through May, students are enlisted in taking many finals and exams. However, it is important to recognize the effects of stress this season brings on the students, and taking effective precautions to ease it.

Exam season is approaching; the stress is on 

Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor May 11, 2022

Starting April through May, schools throughout the country enlist their students to take tests, finals, evaluations, and, most popularly- AP exams by College Board.    Nat Malkus, the senior fellow...

From the nature, to the teachers, to the students, Plant is filled with good things. Teachers and administrators at Plant share their favorite things about the school.

Teachers favorite thing about Plant

Samantha Macuare, Editor In Chief May 6, 2022

Teachers answer their favorite thing about Plant!

Posing then and now, a former Plant High School student, Morgan Austrich, shares about her experience at NYU. Now, after spending 4 years at Plant High School, Morgan Austrich just finished her first semester as a NYU student double majoring in art history and architecture.

Morgan Austrich: from Plant to NYU 

Luka Vaicekauskas, Feature's Editor May 4, 2022

From Tampa to New York in a matter of months, a former Plant High School student, Morgan Austrich, shares about her experience in one of the most competitive schools in the state-NYU. She is currently...

Olivia Rodrigo makes it to the Grammys for her debut album. Read about her journey here.

Olivia Rodrigo’s road to the Grammys

Giada Moralejo, Staffer April 27, 2022

Olivia Rodrigo is one of the most popular singers of the year. She did not start with singing; she began in 2015 when she starred in an American Girl doll movie when she was 12. From 2016 to 2019, she...

Florida State University is one of the most recognized colleges in the state and an excellent choice for students to further their education. With over 70 thousand applicants yearly and acceptance rate of 32.5%, this university is a prestigious school located in Tallahassee, FL. To find out more about FSU continue reading the article below.

Top colleges in Florida: Florida State University

Emily Mangione, Staffer April 5, 2022

Founded in 1851, Florida State University has become a top college to attend for high school graduates all around the state of Florida. FSU is located in the state Capitol, Tallahassee, and has a beautiful...

A cookie box worth nearly $200 is a new way to treat oneself. Since launching in August 2020 Last Crumb’s mission is to serve exclusive and premium cookies, that are worth a Michelin star. Last Crumb uses a “drop” model for its cookie shipments, releasing them weekly in limited quantities, much like luxury streetwear companies, making the cookies exclusive and premium.

‘Last Crumb’- gourmet cookies born in LA

Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor March 29, 2022

If you think Crumbl Cookies are amazing, try Last Crumb. A luxurious and exclusive box that requires to join a waitlist to get one. Aside from that, it costs nearly $200 including shipping, but every bite...

TV Production members and seniors Hannah Hurd and Delaney Davis record the morning show. TV Production is currently working on the senior video.

TV Production seniors discuss senior video

Rowan O'Flanagan, Opinion's Editor March 9, 2022

TV Production functions as both an elective class and extracurricular, as students create videos for the Plant High community. Read below to hear from two TV Production seniors, Gia Gholson and Hannah...

A former Plant High School student, Solange Sai is currently majoring in Film and Television at NYU. It is part of the Tisch School of The Arts. At Plant she was part of Varsity Chorale, Pink Panthers Acapella group, and the film club. Now, Sai looks back and shares about her progress throughout this article.

Solange Sai: from Plant to NYU

Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor March 7, 2022

From Tampa to New York in a matter of months, a former Plant High School student, Solange Sai, shares about her experience in one of the most competitive schools in the state-NYU. She is currently majoring...

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