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Spellbound

Spellbound

Chloe-Amelie Aikman, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Just outside of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, the smiles of volunteers greet the incoming masses as they enter the Great Hall – and with it, another era.   Inside, medieval flags grace each wall and Christmas decorations trail down the center of each table. Food and drink are provided, the l...

Lisensed to Drive

Lisensed to Drive

Chloe-Amelie Aikman, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

They're everywhere – and yet invisible. An integral and fundamentally overlooked element of modern day life, the license plate recedes into the background, a stream of letters and numbers gone unread and unnoticed. A small rectangular plate adorns the car like vehicular jewelry, waiting for its inherent...

Holloway: An American Musical

Holloway: An American Musical

Graham Hill, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

  Officer Holloway is a familiar face around the school. Whether he is helping coordinate car drop-offs in the morning or supervising football games, this school officer is well-known among both students and teachers.   However, there is a lesser-known aspect to Holloway. Most students are not familiar with his musical exploits.  ...

Latin Revived

Latin Revived

Chloe-Amelie AIkman, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Features

Latin Club regains its prominence this year under the guidance of John Henson, Latin teacher, and the club's three presidents. Headed by Alyssa Stern, Michelle Ferlita and Desu Imudia, these seniors are excited to be taking the lead in directing the activities and competitions the club is planning...

A Man & His Dog

A Man & His Dog

Dylan Pitts, Designer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features

The life of a teacher outside of school is one of the world's greatest mysteries. Speculations of what exactly teachers do in their off hours have been raging on in a heated discussion since the dawn of time; with opinions varying immensely. Beliefs range from teachers never leaving the school, to only...

Video: Alyssa Nagle perfects musical hobby

Alissa Mellman, Multimedia Manager

October 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

Odd One out of the Herd

Odd One out of the Herd

Alexis Perno, Business manager

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

  From the outside, Hat Trick Ranch in Thonotosassa seems like a typical rural settlement: cattle are raised, goods are sold and the Hat Trick Ranch Equestrian Center was just recently established. So what is it that keeps attracting visitors from across Florida?   One might find their answer in the bleating calls of the goats, spread around on the hay laid out in a small, s...

Video: From the Halls

Caleb Watson, Photograher

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Video

In the Wake of Terror

In the Wake of Terror

Alexis Perno, Business Manager

October 9, 2017


Filed under Features

The day was normal at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. Cargo shipments came in and out, and daily operations proceeded as usual. There was no indication of what was to come on Sept. 11, 2001.  Master Sergeant Conteh, who is a JROTC teacher, was stationed at the air force base in Wrightstown, NJ when the at...

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